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Senior Project Manager - Electrical

Schertz, TX 78154

Posted: 12/18/2018 Employment Type: Temporary Job Category: Construction Job Number: 000043FX Pay Rate: 0.00
Senior Project Manager - Electrical
Openings in San Antonio and DFW locations
FirstOption Staffing
San Antonio, TX

FirstOption Staffing exists to help people build better lives and we sincerely appreciate your interest in joining our team. We provide staffing services and opportunities that make a real difference in the lives of those we serve. Our values reflect who we are as people and guide everything we do. Every member of the FirstOption Staffing Team is passionate about and committed to excellence in all we do.


Provide overall management direction for large and/or complex electrical projects and develop new business opportunities relative to a particular client, group of clients, geographical area, or type of project (typically within the healthcare, higher education, semiconductor, or data center industries).

Assume primary project leadership responsibilities in partnership with other key team members and project personnel.
Evaluate the contractual scope of work. Plan, organize and staff key project positions through regional department heads, subordinate project managers, general superintendents, etc.
Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within the boundaries of corporate policy.
Initiate and maintain liaison with clients and A/E contacts to facilitate successful construction activities.
Negotiate, prepare and issue subcontracts.
Monitor/control construction through administrative direction of on-site project superintendent. Prepare, issue and update master project schedule and variance reports to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget.
Manage financial aspects of contracts (costs, billings, and collections) to maintain profitability goals and positive cash flow while simultaneously maintaining a positive relationship with client.
Manage risks. Investigate potentially serious situations to circumvent problems or promptly implement corrective measures as required.
Actively pursue additional work through change orders.
Ensure project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements and standards.
Supervise/mentor the work of other project managers and assistant project managers, when assigned.
Perform additional assignments as requested/needed.

Travel Requirements: Up to 100% (may vary significantly between individuals in this position)

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications & Experience:

Extensive (10+ years) experience/knowledge of electrical construction design, finance, and management
Thorough understanding or corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc., and their impact on project activities
Outstanding negotiation and change order management skills
Superior communication and interpersonal skills (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.)
Exceptional organizational and documentation skills
Advanced abilities in problem solving, scheduling, and cost control
Excellent MS Office skills and ability/drive to learn new software systems
OSHA-30 certification (if not currently certified, must be obtained within six (6) months from date of hire)
Ability to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance
Employment is contingent upon satisfying all jobsite-specific access requirements, with no outstanding restrictions from any jobsite or from working with any partnering General Contractors, Owners, Customers, etc.

FirstOption Staffing is an equal opportunity employer which includes protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
1 position is for San Antonio Area - the other is for Dallas area. Dallas area was explained to me as the higher priority. Make sure we have written permission to send resume's for this job. If not, only send scrubbed resumes until they show interest
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