Electrical Project Manager / Estimator

Novato, CA 94949

Post Date: 07/30/2018 Job ID: 2819 Industry: Construction


We are looking for a well-rounded, technically diverse Project Manager who will manage a portfolio of projects in the High End Residential Market as well as Wineries, hospitals and high rise-commercial projects.

The ideal candidate will have a strong track record on profitability, productivity, quality standards and effective relationship building, while mentoring project electricians. Have a proven track record of gaining customers and maintaining solid relationships with Owners, General Contractors, Vendors & Subcontractors.

Electrical Project Manager Responsibilities
  • Develop and build strong teams for each project while delivering quality output, meeting customer expectations, managing to scope, delivering on time, and delivering within budget.
  • Evaluate and continually improve the systems and processes used by the department to effectively meet customer requirements and profitability goals.
  • Review the overall contractual requirements for all projects and specific process design methodology for individual projects as required.
  • Ensure schedule requirements are met for all projects. Readily adjust priorities and milestones based upon changing customer needs, resource availability, and job requirements.
  • Interact with the customer to validate expectations are understood and met before, during and after project completion.
  • Oversee invoice per project terms and negotiate appropriate change orders.
  • Negotiate & resolve issues related to Change Orders, Requests for Information, Contract Scope of Work in a timely manner.
  • Maintain rapport with architects, engineers, and general contractors to ensure customer satisfaction, quality of service and long-term relations.
  • Conducting site walks for quality assurance and project reviews
  • Manage all closeout procedures including: documentation, filing, record drawings, construction cost database input, follow-up marketing and team debriefing.


Electrical Project Manager Qualifications
  • At least 5 years of project management experience in electrical construction; large single family estate properties, design-build and high rise experience preferred.
  • Field experience coordinating with construction management.
  • Extensive knowledge of project scheduling, bids, take offs, change orders, and contracts.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships and assist in winning projects
  • Demonstrated ability to run a profitable portfolio.
  • Exceptional initiative, execution and communication skills, both oral and written.
  • Exceptional analytical, motivational, and leadership skills.
  • Journeyman or Master Electrician' s license a plus.
  • Must understand and follow safety rules & procedures & follow OSHA requirements
  • Must have good understanding of National Electrical Codes
  • Ability to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to manage/run multiple projects as required.
  • Exceptional computer skills.
  • Must possess a firm knowledge and be fluent in estimating. (Accubid a plus)
  • Our ideal candidate has worked his way up from the field and prefers to manage projects in an office and field.
  • Must be very detail-oriented, and have organizational and time management skills
  • Must be willing and able to manage your projects, including creating and tracking budgets, material and labor reports, change orders, and RFI’ s
  •   Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel), and estimating software
  • Work closely with superintendents and foremen to provide high-level supervision of various aspects of project management for each project they manage
  • Must have a strong track record of employment stability

    Electrical Project Manager Compensation
  • Competitive salary and benefits.
  • Compensation dependent on experience and work history.
  • A strong total compensation package will be offered; however, details will only be disclosed during the interview process.


  • College degree preferred, but not mandatory

  • Competitive compensation commensurate with experience; medical; 401K retirement account; paid vacation and sick leave; paid holiday schedule; and more.

Matt Fox

Matt has been recruiting for the A/E/C industry for over 15 years. Prior to his recruiting career he worked as an architect, which he applies to understanding his candidates' and clients' goals. He thrives on finding great career opportunities for talented architects and engineers. When he's not recruiting, Matt enjoys trail running, mountain biking, sailing, and cheering his kids on at swim meets.
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