This exciting opportunity is best suited to a candidate who is open to long and short term travel as we embark on exciting new projects across America. These are substantial Data Center (or related), projects. This position would likely start out in New Mexico or possibly Utah, Iowa, Ohio or California. UNLIMITED growth potential for the right individual with the capacity to eventually run work in excess of $100 Million in scope.
As a Construction Project Manager at Cupertino Electric, you are responsible for the day-to-day operations of one or several electrical construction projects and the successful management of a high-performing team. You will manage the planning, execution, and financial performance of your projects using business practices that are consistent with our company values – people, safety, integrity, innovation, and excellence. Bringing projects to completion within budget constraints and at or above the customer’s expectations, you’ll build relationships to enhance future business development opportunities. Ideally, you’ll have at least five years of experience managing people and electrical construction projects.
But even more importantly, you understand that success in our industry requires communication and empathy, both with customers and internally with your team. You have a passion for managing, leading, and developing high-performing teams and employees. You're enthusiastic about mentoring and developing your employees, and will make a commitment to your team to help them learn and constantly improve.
Essential Job Functions
Manage and lead projects and project teams successfully from qualification, through estimate, pre-construction, mobilization, execution, and closeout. Ensure all project and contractual agreements are met and performed safely and professionally within established budgets and timeframes.
Establish project execution plan and provide scheduling and coordination for each project. Collaborate with Superintendent and field team to ensure projects are completed on schedule.
Identify project risks and potential issues. Develop and execute recovery action plans.
Manage project financials, review and approve invoices, track budget variance, job cost, and productivity, and report on financial performance.
Successfully negotiate change orders.
Act as key point of contact with customers and end-user owners. Manage and develop customer and subcontractor relationships. Source and qualify new opportunities.
Develop and manage a high-performance team. Provide mentorship and training to employees to ensure growth and development.
Skills and Experience
History of successfully managing a team. Strong management and leadership skills along with a passion for developing employees are required for success in this role.
Strong ability to influence and drive positive outcomes.
At least 7 years of experience, in electrical construction or related activities include 3-4 years in a leadership role. Thorough knowledge of the estimating, project cost accounting, scheduling, procurement, productivity tracking, and reporting principles necessary to profitably complete electrical construction projects.
Experience with union workforces, labor rate calculations, and collective bargaining agreements preferred.
Highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Project. Experience with Accubid Classic or Enterprise preferred.
Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is not eligible for sponsorship.
Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) is an electrical engineering and construction company that uncovers challenges and delivers cutting-edge solutions for data center, modular, commercial, renewable, and utility customers experiencing intense change. We build the infrastructure that allows customers to achieve their vision. www.cei.com