Position Purpose: This position will be responsible for the supervising, directing, and coordinating the construction and associated project management of electric utility construction projects. The Project Manager acts as the single point of management responsibility from project pre-planning to total construction administration services, participating in the development of processes, procedures, and systems to deliver projects to our customers on schedule and within budget.
Work with the project team to oversee construction activity to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule.
Interface with owner/client, and on-site construction crews as required to ensure project safety, quality, project schedule and other milestones are met.
Prepare electrical utility construction proposals and estimates, including drawing take-offs.
Expected to forecast and report on project profitability while managing project budget.
Coordinate all aspects of job set up to incorporate MJE standards regarding safety, scheduling, document control plan, cost codes, job cost spread, material/tooling plan, billing, etc.
Work with the project team to plan and evaluate performance adjustments needed to stay within budget and on schedule for project completion.
Interface with client/owner representative, IBEW union members and subcontractors.
Continuously exercise leadership capabilities in managing field employees and utility construction work while following company and contract requirements.
Provide correspondence and present project expectations and status to field employees and clients in a group setting.
Quote change orders from drawing changes, RFI's and customer requests and process accordingly.
Work with field leadership to ensure the project has adequate resources to maintain schedule, budget and exceed safety expectations.
Regional travel is required.
Knowledge | Skills | Abilities
Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
Ability to anticipate and meet internal customer needs
Proven communication, organizational and interpersonal skills
Proven leadership capabilities in a management role
Ability to present to groups of 20-40 individuals
Knowledge of utility construction practices
Experience managing project financials
Extensive computer skills including familiarity with Access, Excel, and Outlook
Strong managerial/leadership skills
Ability to provide oversight to numerous projects throughout a large geographic area
5+ years of Project Management, Construction Management, Engineering or related experience in the utility construction industry
BS/BA in Construction Management, Business Administration, Engineering or related field preferred
Experience with union jurisdiction and labor agreements
Electrical utility construction (distribution, substation, transmission line) expertise is preferred
Must be able to remain standing approximately 50% of the time
Occasional bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, climbing
The person in this position frequently communicates with employees and vendors and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situations
Occasionally works in outdoor weather conditions
Occasionally lifting up to 40 pounds
M. J. Electric, LLC is an equal opportunity employer and all applicants will be given equal consideration. No applicant or employee will be discriminated against because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
MJE is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, status as a covered veteran, or other military status.