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M.J. ELECTRIC, LLC Project Manager in Center Point, Iowa

Position Purpose: To provide oversight, coordination, management support and technical expertise for all aspects of substation, overhead transmission and distribution line construction, maintenance, modification and replacement.Essential ResponsibilitiesWork with the project team to oversee construction activity to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedulePrepare electrical utility construction proposals and estimates, including drawing take-offsExpected to forecast and report on project profitability while managing project budgetMonitor and approve weekly payroll, equipment and tool reportingManage and oversee all subcontractorsReview all job costs invoices and transactions to facilitate timely billingRegional travel with overnight stays is requiredDemonstrate safety leadership by supporting the implementation and management of the MJE Safety Management System.Promote proactive and preventive safety activitiesby observing,analyzing, encouraging safe work behaviorsandcorrecting unsafe conditions. Integrate safety intoproject plans, establish safety goals,reinforce safety policies and procedures, support safetytraining, and monitor safety metrics. Support and coach supervisors and employees, provide feedback to encourage learning and create awareness, set priorities and focus on continuous improvementEnsure that MJE Senior Management is kept current on the progress of construction projects, business opportunities and industry trendsSystematically and regularly appraise and evaluate project progress against established goals, timelines and objectives. Provide assistance to Assistant Project Managers to correct deficiencies in these areasConsult with Utilities, Clients and Owners regarding design requirements, job specifications, bid requirements and offer technical expertise regarding construction solutionsPromote and develop common systems and processes to provide for proper accounting, reporting of project costs, customer billing, scheduling, material procurement, record keeping, documentation and budgeting by Project ManagersAct to ensure key project input including environmental, regulatory and governmental relations, public relations and landowner concerns are appropriately addressed on construction projects throughout the regionDelegate activities, responsibilities, and authorities, ensuring appropriate levels and assignments of accountability are defined and understoodAssist with the development and tracking of key performance metricsStay current on construction management trends and ensure Project Management personnel are informed of significant changesMonitor equipment type, purchases, usage, inspection, maintenance, and servicing throughout the regionKnowledge | Skills | AbilitiesKnowledge of utility construction practicesExperience managing project financialsKnowledge, interpretation and administration of collective bargaining agreements.Strong communication, interpersonal and negotiations skills.Strong PC skills and software proficiency.Strong managerial/leadership skills. Ability to provide oversight to numerous projects throughout a large geographic areaAbility to anticipate and meet customers' needsSupervisory ExperienceAbility to oversee large complex projects, portfolio of small projects or be a single point of contact for a large customerMinimum QualificationsBS/BA in Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or related field preferred4-8 years of Project Management, Engineering, Construction Management or related experience in the utility construction industry Work EnvironmentMust be able to remain standing approximately 50% of the timeOccasional bending, stooping, squatting, reaching, climbingThe person in this position frequently communicates with employees and vendors and must be able to exchange accurate information in these situationsOccasionally works in outdoor weather conditionsOccasionally lifting 40 poundsMJE is an Equal Opportunity Employer