Electrical Project Manager

Job Details

Position ID: # EB-1861782709
Date Posted: 10/4/2022 7:49:19 AM
Location: Rockford, IL
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $75,000 - $125,000

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping a client hire an Electrical Project Manager in Rockford, IL.


Responsibilities include managing all aspects of Electrical trade work with projects direct to owner and Construction Managers.
Strong verbal and written communication skills is required
Customer skills, project accounting, technical ability, and cost control ability are all important elements of the job.
Basic design and code understanding is required.
Oversee total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule. Includes interfacing with client representatives, A/E representatives, subcontractors, etc.
Ability to price and work from schematic drawings & wiring diagrams to create layouts / bill of materials for the construction phase.
Experience with Accubid electrical estimation software is a bonus, but not required.
Plan, coordinate and/or supervise activities of all company personnel on assigned projects.
Initiate and maintain liaison with client and A/E contacts to facilitate construction activities. Build upon those relationships for securing future work.
Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of Project Engineers, Project Assistants, Trade Superintendent, and Site Foreman to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; analyze variances and implement corrective measures.
Manage all financial aspects of contracts (material & equipment buyouts, billings, payment, subcontractor, income/expenses, value engineering, etc.) to protect company’s interest and relationship with the customer.
Accountable for making decisions and recommendations which can greatly affect profitability of our projects.
Authorize/approve all project transactions, billings, subcontractor requisitions, material purchases, change requests, etc.
Ensure project logs and documentation files are maintained (directly or through PA).
Knowledge of electrical systems on Industrial and Commercial projects from conception through completion, including conceptual design, estimating, pre-construction, construction & project close-out
Experience in the contracting world that both self-performs construction work and has had direct craft labor responsibility.
Some experience working as a Prime Contractor (direct communication with the owner), not a Subcontractor.
Microsoft Office Suite Programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, Project, Power Point).
Knowledge of BIM/CAD coordination processes and procedures.
Knowledge of scheduling software (MS Project, Primavera).


Accredited Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering and minimum of 2-4 years’ experience in construction leadership specific to Electrical Trade Work.

5-10 years progressive trade experience including experience in construction leadership specific to Electrical Systems.
Union or Non-Union candidates are acceptable.
Strong verbal and written communication skills is needed.

Position Details:

Location: Rockford IL or Sterling IL

Salary: $75 – 125k; based off experience. (*Experience working with Mechanical Contractors preferred)

Benefits: Medical, Dental, Vision, $50k Life Insurance policy; 401k match 6%; PTO; Paid Holidays, 3 weeks paid vacation; disability; Some work from home

Schedule: Monday – Friday

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