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Project Manager

Company: Baker Electric
Location: Escondido
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Project Manager

Baker Electric is now hiring a Transportation Project Manager for our growing portfolio of projects in Southern California. This Project Manager will manage electrical transportation projects that involve traffic signals, street lighting, communications, intelligent transportation, rail signaling and more. The ideal candidate will work out of our Escondido office (north county San Diego) to primarily support San Diego projects with overflow support of Inland Empire and Orange County as needed.


Education / Training / Work Experience:

  • 5+ years of combined experience in electrical project engineering, estimating, and project management
  • Experience directly managing electrical transportation projects
  • Experience estimating change orders
  • General knowledge of contract plans/specs and project accounting
  • Successful graduation of an accredited electrical apprenticeship program, long-term experience in the electrical industry in a variety of capacities and/or Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or related degree
  • Ability and eagerness to learn new technology
  • Proficiency in Procore (or related project management software) and Accubid Change Order (or related estimating software) Knowledge and Skills:
    • Team oriented with strong communication and collaboration skills
    • Natural high attention to detail with a good habit of documentation
    • Risk Management, cashflow management, contract management, scheduling capability, negotiating capability WHAT YOU'LL DO:
      • Actively manage a project portfolio of assigned electrical construction projects
      • Act as lead Project Manager and/or co-Project Manager based on project needs
      • Plan and organize a project under the direction of a Project Executive or Division Manager
      • Oversee the completion of construction in accordance with the Contract Documents
      • Perform contract review and management
      • Become the "Company Expert" of all areas of the project's General and Special Conditions
      • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policies
      • Prepare a complete estimate for selected project with a detailed review of plans, specifications and bid form
      • Maintain a positive cash flow schedule through effective cashflow management
      • Provide initial client contact to assess scope of work, schedule and resources necessary to successfully complete a project
      • Ensure labor, material, equipment and subcontract budgets of assigned projects are at a minimum achieved
      • Produce a complete and accurate bill of material for all major equipment purchases based upon your own review
      • Negotiate subcontractor terms and conditions in order to create and issue complete subcontracts to those selected
      • Generate subcontracts requisitions and processes vendor invoices for payment; track payment schedule
      • Meet with Assistant PM and PE's daily on their tasks management and offer mentorship and guidance
      • Manage preconstruction activities required to commence on-site construction work once a contract has been executed; this includes but is not limited to permit submittals, equipment procurement and prefabrication coordination.
      • Attend job walks and onsite meetings
      • Works with field supervision to review/update Job Status Reports and modifies schedules or plans
      • Ensure Labor Reporting on each project has a weekly % complete update and that manpower projections do not exceed budgeted hours
      • Monitor construction activities in conjunction with the onsite Foreman and Area Superintendent to ensure project is being built on schedule, and within budget
      • Create and maintain the project schedule
      • Investigate any potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures within company guidelines, and under supervision
      • Supervise the preparation of all change orders and negotiate all change orders to a conclusion
      • Prepare monthly costing reports under the supervision of a Senior PM or Division Manager
        Benefits: Employee Ownership, 401k match, PTO, medical/dental/vision, vehicle assistance and more!

        ABOUT US: Baker Electric has been in business since 1938 and is a fourth generation, full service electrical contractor. We have completed projects throughout Southern California and our project portfolio includes commercial, healthcare, public works, multi-family, utility and commercial scale solar, and service and controls. The Baker Values that we hold true to our customers and employees are: Integrity, Pursuit of Excellence, Family Spirit, Ethics, and Innovation. Baker is a place where careers are made, lives are enriched and successes are celebrated.

        Pay Transparency: The starting salary for this opportunity ranges from $105-135k The actual base pay is dependent upon many factors, such as training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs, and market demands. Other rewards may include incentive plan opportunities and annual bonus eligibility, which is based on company and individual performance. Baker provides a variety of benefits to employees, including health insurance coverage, an employee wellness program, life and disability insurance, a retirement savings plan, Employee-Owned Program (ESOP), paid holidays, and paid time off (PTO). A candidate's salary history will not be used in compensation decisions. Please note that the compensation information is a good-faith estimate for this position. It assumes a rate based on location and experience.


        Baker Electric is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from all individuals regardless of race, religion, color, sex, pregnancy, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, marital status, physical or mental disability or status as a Special Disabled Veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran or other qualifying veteran, political affiliation or belief. Baker Electric is committed to building and maintaining an inclusive environment.

Keywords: Baker Electric, Escondido , Project Manager, Executive , Escondido, California

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