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Electrical Estimator/ Project Manager

Novato, CA

Posted: 02/02/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Category: Construction Job Number: a0CUm00000ToDwiMAF Pay Range: $115000 - $150000 Location Requirements: Onsite Industry: Construction

Job Description

A family-owned lighting business in Novato, CA is searching for an Electrical Estimator / Project Manager to join their team! They are looking for someone with at least 5 years of experience in the electrical sector with a focus on electrical design, distribution, and project management. This role involves overseeing project execution, collaborating closely with general contractors, subcontractors, and field personnel, and ensuring projects meet future requirements efficiently and effectively. The position comes with the potential to grow into Project Manager and offers a family-friendly work environment, great healthcare benefits and flexibility for a positive work-life balance!

Pay Range: $115, 000 - $150, 000 DOE

  • Actively manage and review detailed design and construction drawings for underground distribution lines, on-site transformation facilities for electrical services to customers, and distributing substations
  • Oversee electrical equipment specifications and detailed materials lists for rebuilding or adding to an electrical distribution system and city facilities
  • Handle the detailed design and construction of drawings and specifications for street lighting systems, including the conversion of streetlights to LEDs
  • Conduct investigations of transformer loads and review additions to existing electrical services to determine overloaded transformers and the necessity for replacements
  • Manage projects from planning to completion, encompassing budgeting and scheduling
  • Prepare comprehensive reports, lead meetings, and deliver presentations to management and clients
  • Review data for reports to governmental agencies and maintain accurate records
  • Perform fieldwork, including inspection of existing conditions and new additions or progress of construction on projects
  • Develop an understanding of the operation of electrical distribution systems, substations, and street lighting systems, ensuring compliance with current laws and regulations of an electrical utility
  • Attend client meetings as necessary, providing expert advice and maintaining client relations
  • Exhibit a team player attitude with a strong willingness to learn and adapt

  • Proven background in electrical work with a preference for candidates possessing lighting experience
  • 5-10 years of experience in the electrical industry
  • Must have experience in both residential and commercial electrical projects;exclusively commercial experience is not sufficient
  • Highly organized with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Familiarity with technical tools like AcuBid (Electrical Estimating), AutoCAD, BlueBean, Procore is preferred
  • Capability in understanding and creating detailed drawings, a skill typically found in electrical engineers
  • Experience in the lighting industry, particularly in lighting design, plans, and submittals, is a major plus

  • Competitive salary
  • Potential for overtime and bonuses
  • Medical, Dental and Vision insurance
  • 401K plan
  • Generous PTO, holiday pay and sick leave
  • Christmas party and company events
  • Growth opportunities

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