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Entry Level Project Manager

Company: Capital Electric Line Builders, Inc. Department: Transmission & Distribution
Location: St. Louis / Metro East Area, MO Hiring Manager: Colby J Atwell
Closing Date: 02/04/2021 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Capital Electric Line Builders, Inc. specializes in installing and maintaining overhead and underground transmission and distribution systems, substations, traffic signalization, and roadway and area lighting.

Responsible for making our #1 critical success factor, safety first, a priority in all tasks and activities performed by self and all others involved. Promote Capital Electric Line Builders’ core values and safety culture. Embrace, support, and promote the four critical success factors of Safety First, Employee Satisfaction, Customer Satisfaction, and Financial Success.

What We’re Looking For

The Transmission & Distribution (T&D) Division of Capital Electric Line Builders, Inc. is currently seeking an entry level Project Manager for electrical construction work. This position will be responsible for assisting more senior Project Managers with all phases of the construction project lifecycle for projects within the T&D Division. Position will be based in St. Louis, Mo. / Metro East Area, though travel may be required on various projects through assigned region.
Minimum Qualifications:
What You’ll Need

Minimum Qualifications and Skills

• Bachelor’s in Engineering or Construction Management, Engineering or related field required
• Proficient knowledge and skills in the use of various Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Knowledge of cost accounting, basic estimating, construction technology, purchasing and project controls.
• Effective verbal and written communication skills are essential.

Preferred Qualifications and Skills

• Experience with Microsoft Project is a plus.

Essential Responsibilities

• Assist Project Manager in planning work schedule, determining manpower levels, and arranging for assignment of project personnel.
? The focus will be to assist in accomplishing project goals and objectives on time and within budget. Performs duties under the functional direction of a more senior project manager, with their direct supervisor being the assigned manager. Duties may be performed in either an office or field office environment. Specific tasks of the job may vary depending on project, location and available staff.
• Advise Project Manager of potential problems, work interferences, and schedule difficulties. Assist in circumventing and/or resolving such problems, as assigned.
• Assist with project planning, scheduling, purchasing, reporting, tracking and safety.
• Perform tasks required to assist in the development and maintenance of budgets for a portion of a project. Includes coding timesheets, invoices, etc., collecting actual quantities installed, monitoring progress per cost account, identifying potential cost overruns, etc.
• Perform cost control and/or estimating assignments.
• Assist with or update construction forecast to reflect most accurate current cost and estimate information.
• Assist in analyzing work progress and developing craft productivity reports to document cost/budget activity.
• Calculate or prepare various comparison reports, charts and tables for project analysis.
• Assist in preparing special reports, studies, etc. requested by the client and/or project management.
• Assist in management and issuance of subcontracts.
• Assist with material procurement and coordination.
• Oversee and/or process day-to-day administrative items, as required.
• May provide supervision and/or on-the-job training to clerical personnel assigned to area of responsibility.

Salary commensurate with experience and education.
Background check, credit check and drug screen required.
Additional Benefits
Benefits for YOU!
• Competitive Benefits including Health, Dental and Vision
• Life and AD&D insurance
• 401(k) with employer match (fully vested)
• Profit sharing
• 9 paid holidays
• PTO (vacation/sick)
• Vehicle Fringe benefits
• Cell Phone Allowance
• Annual Bonus Incentive

Our Culture
We foster a culture of safety through daily on-site safety meetings, human performance improvement training and safety stand-up events. Finding new ways to improve safety procedures and practices is an ever-present opportunity for our management team and employees.

In addition to promoting a safety culture, we support a culture of camaraderie among our employees. Our employees regularly get together for social events and activities that build camaraderie and teamwork.

Our employees support the communities in which they live and work through charitable contributions and community event participation. Our employees support numerous organizations, including Ronald McDonald House, Salvation Army and Children’s Mercy Hospital.

If you’re ready to be part of a team that values safety and integrity apply now!

Capital Electric Line Builders is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

We are an Affirmative Action Employer Females/Minorities/Disabled/Veterans
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