Position Description

Assistant Electrical Project Manager
Department Charleston
State/Territory South Carolina
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Assistant Project Managers report to a Project Manager and Division Manager or person designated by the Division Manager and are responsible for the management, performance and completion of assigned projects in accordance with the policies and procedures of the company.  They assist in achieving their division’s aims, goals and objectives while operating within the guidelines of the company.  Their responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

 

General Summary:   Ideal candidates possess in-depth knowledge of installation, alterations, additions and/or repairs of electrical systems, conductors and associated materials and equipment within the commercial industrial and residential electrical construction industry.

 

HIRING SALARY RANGE:  Based upon experience.

 

OPERATIONS

  • Successful in previous positions

  • Stable and steady employment history

  • Logical reasons for employment changes

  • Experience and background indicate the candidate can perform the job well

  • Candidate feels confident that he/she can perform the job well

  • Electrical license preferred but not required

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Good verbal communication skills. Ability to express thoughts clearly

  • Good reading, writing, and comprehension skills

  • Displays effective listening skills

  • Can translate and communicate technical jargon to the layman

  • Can keep conversations on track without getting ‘sidetracked’

  • Asks pertinent questions/follow-up questions

  • Comes across as sincerely believable and inspiring

 

PERSONALITY

  • High energy level

  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm

  • Goal-oriented approach to achievement

  • Honest and forthright

  • Ability to get along with others and be a team player

  • Ability to handle criticism

  • Capable of being managed

  • Personal satisfaction in work achievement. Motivated to succeed.

  • Ongoing efforts at self-improvement

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Thorough in gathering data. Organized. Handles paperwork in a timely fashion.

  • Strong time management skills

  • Professional image. Neatness of appearance and dress.

  • Appropriate remarks and attitude towards past employers and clients.

     

    Physical fitness and visual acuity necessary to perform the requirements of the position, i.e., survey electrical rooms, climb ladders, walk on rooftops, open electrical panels, read equipment nameplate data, etc.  Monitor and control the Company’s established policies and procedures in the areas of, but not limited to:

     

  • The Division Office Operations Procedures (General Policies and Operating Procedures).

  • Vehicle usage.

  • The Hazard Communication Program.

  • The Quality Assurance Program.

  • The Substance Abuse Program.

  • The Safety and Hot Work Program.

  • Policies concerning suppliers.

  • Monitor and control, by review and verification, all paperwork related to assigned jobs/work orders.

  • Adherence to the Division Calendar to assure that weekly, monthly and quarterly schedules are met.

                

         ENGINEERING

  • Profit/loss of assigned jobs.

  • Monitor and control the job processing responsibilities on assigned projects.

  • Monitor and control estimating including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Assignment of estimators to specific projects.

  • Assure that estimated are entered into the Estimate Log.

  • Assure that all paperwork and other procedures are adhered to.

  • Review and approve estimates and design/build projects within authorized limits.

  • Preparation, bidding and re-estimate of assigned jobs and work orders.

  • Recommend changes concerning material, labor, and EPAS.

  • Preparation of pay request breakdowns and monthly pay requests.

  • Purchasing of all material for assigned projects plus verification of orders placed.

  • Material approval submittal procedure.

  • Preparation, submittal and processing of change orders and revisions. Accountable to management for:

  • Project related general, technical and engineering problems (field and owner related).

  • The preparation and accuracy of Monthly Job Status Updates and Post Job Conference Reports

  • Monitoring and controlling the expediting of materials and subcontracts for assigned projects.

  • Satisfactory completion of assigned projects.

 

     PRODUCTION

  • Accountable to management for monitoring:

  • Problems relating to safety on the project and job security for material, tools and equipment.

  • Problems relating to storage facilities.

  • Monthly Job Productivity Reports.

  • Productivity of assigned jobs/work orders.
  • Jobs/work orders to assure they are being done in the most efficient and economical manner.
  • Wage rates, labor, training and supervision of assigned jobs/work orders
  • Personnel management to ensure employees start and stop work on time.
  • Fleet management (Number of trucks being driven to a work site).
  • Storage facilities on job sites.
  • Use, coordination and supply of division tools, trucks and equipment.

EXPERIENCE

  • Successful in previous positions

  • Stable and steady employment history

  • Logical reasons for employment changes

  • Experience and background indicate the candidate can perform the job well

  • Candidate feels confident that he/she can perform the job well

  • Electrical license preferred but not required

 

COMMUNICATION SKILLS

  • Good verbal communication skills.Ability to express thoughts clearly

  • Good reading, writing, and comprehension skills

  • Displays effective listening skills

  • Can translate and communicate technical jargon to the layman

  • Can keep conversations on track without getting ‘sidetracked’

  • Asks pertinent questions/follow-up questions

  • Comes across as sincerely believable and inspiring

 

PERSONALITY

  • High energy level

  • Positive attitude and enthusiasm

  • Goal-oriented approach to achievement

  • Honest and forthright

  • Ability to get along with others and be a team player

  • Ability to handle criticism

  • Capable of being managed

  • Personal satisfaction in work achievement.Motivated to succeed.

  • Ongoing efforts at self-improvement

 

MISCELLANEOUS

  • Thorough in gathering data. Organized. Handles paperwork in a timely fashion.

  • Strong time management skills

  • Professional image. Neatness of appearance and dress.

  • Appropriate remarks and attitude towards past employers and clients.

Physical fitness and visual acuity necessary to perform the requirements of the position, i.e., survey electrical rooms, climb ladders, walk on rooftops, open electrical panels, read equipment nameplate data, etc

    

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

Licenses - Current driver’s license if required by job conditions; applicable federal, state and local licenses as required by job conditions or by the company.

 

Certifications - Applicable federal, state and local certifications as required by job conditions or by the company.

 

Education - High School Graduate, holder of G.E.D., or equivalent Watson training.

 

   EXPERIENCE

  • Successful in previous positions

  • Stable and steady employment history

  • Logical reasons for employment changes

  • Experience and background indicate the candidate can perform the job well

  • Candidate feels confident that he/she can perform the job well

  • Electrical license preferred but not required

      WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Majority of work is performed in office environment.

  • Visits to job sites require exposure to all elements (heat, cold, rain, snow), depending on time of year and job location.

  • Must be able to utilize construction site sanitary facilities (Porta-Johns).

  • Wear personal protective equipment as required in Safety Handbook.

  • Able to work 40 hours per week, overtime as required, night shifts; work out of town if needed.

 

     SKILLS

  • Plan, direct, and coordinate an entire activity or the activities of others.

  • Evaluate information and analyze problems logically to develop solutions.

  • Express ideas clearly to others.

  • Work with figures quickly and easily.

  • Deal with people in actual job duties beyond giving and receiving instructions.

  • Work independently.

  • Understand the meanings and relationships of words and use language effectively.

  • Work with numbers accurately to review budgets, materials, and time schedules.

  • Make decisions based on personal judgment.

  •   Perform a variety of duties which may change often.
  • Deal with people in actual job duties and have agreeable working relationships.

  • See details and recognize errors in written material, numbers, charts, or tables.

  • Communicate well.

  • Comprehend and practice safe work procedures as outlined in Company Safety

  • Handbook.

  • Operate company vehicles with manual and automatic transmission.

 

PHYSICAL FUNCTION

  • Hear and see well (either naturally or with correction).

  • Sit for long periods of time.

  • Speak clearly.

  • Must be able to make transition from employee parking area or street into

  • construction work areas and to gain access to all levels of the building, even if the

  • only means of access is by O.S.H.A. approved site construction ladder, or stairs still under construction but acceptable for use.

  • Repetitive use of arms, hands and fingers.

            

            

(This description covers the principal duties and responsibilities of the job. The description shall not be interpreted as a complete listing of all miscellaneous, incidental or similar duties which may be required from day to day).

 

Watson Electrical is an Equal Opportunity Employer.