Converse Electric - Senior Construction Project Manager

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THE COMPANY- CONVERSE ELECTRIC

        A third-generation family-owned company, Converse Electric has been serving Greater Columbus, Ohio, since 1960. We deliver electrical assurance for commercial, industrial, and residential projects of all types and sizes, including value engineering, new construction, remodels and additions, design/build, lighting control, 24-hour emergency service, and more. 

        At Converse Electric, employees are a valued part of our family. We go above and beyond for our customers, too; delivering on our promises, paying close attention to details others miss, and building relationships. We are fully licensed and bonded, and we guarantee our work for one year. With a strong commitment to finishing projects on time and on budget, our level of professionalism is second to none. That is why Converse Electric is the “go to” partner for our clients’ electrical needs.

THE PERSON

            Our ideal Senior Project Manager is a personable and approachable coach who is passionate about construction and leading, managing, and holding Project Managers accountable. With a sense of urgency, this candid and patient leader makes sure all available information has been gathered and considered before making informed decisions and is able to keep the overall picture in mind. Enthusiastic and supportive, this creative and trustworthy mentor believes and embraces our mission, vision, and values. Not afraid of change or having difficult conversations, this thick-skinned, tech savvy teacher takes ownership and responsibility and is stern yet likes to have fun. Composed under pressure, the right candidate is not afraid to have direct, open, and honest conversations while being adaptable, flexible, and open to trying things in new ways.

            This organized and sincere critical thinker has high emotional intelligence and is able to manage crisis well. Utilizing their financial acumen and great communication skills (written and verbal, including listening), this level-headed negotiator uses sound judgment to proactively assess different levels of risk: knowing when to take the risk, when to minimize it, and understanding all the details of risk management. This honest, genuine, and well-rounded Senior Project Manager understands their different audiences and draws from their varied experiences to take personal accountability and responsibility for the Project Manager team.

            This analytical, dependable, and thorough multi-tasker has great time management skills and is caring, upbeat, positive, and confident in their own abilities and place in the company. Proactive and wanting to take it to the next level, this even-keeled superstar is open to new ideas and embraces continued education. Creating a work environment where everyone is growing, learning, and reaching higher goals comes naturally to this timely and accurate professional who is consistent, calm, and socially engaged – all with a great sense of humor.

RESPONSIBILITIES 

The job responsibilities of the Senior Project Manager include, but are not limited to:

  • Lead, manage, and hold accountable four Project Managers, two superintendents and ten foremen 
  • Use technical and project management expertise to mentor, coach, and train Project Managers in a proactive way while keeping company culture in mind
  • Establish and improve processes, procedures, and systems in order to create consistency and continuity within the department
  • Conduct risk management:anticipate and mitigate crisis by creating opportunity
  • Direct financial analysis, perform job costing, and budgeting for department
  • Serve as labor strategist: conduct manpower analysis / allocation of field labor
  • Teach and mentor Project Managers in project management best practices, electrical/technical aspects, and understanding city codes and permit processes 
  • Negotiate with clients and visit job sites in support of Project Managers
  • Conduct project reviews and create timely, accurate reports for leadership team
  • Lead department meetings and conduct individual performance reviews
  • Identify and understand the unique skill sets of Project Managers in order to provide appropriate opportunities for professional and personal development 
  • Follow, implement, and utilize the EOS (Entrepreneurial Operating System) structure and guidelines

QUALIFICATIONS

Required

  • 5 years Management experience
  • 2 years Construction Project Management experience
  • Job costing experience 
  • Estimating software experience
  • Microsoft Office experience

Preferred

  • 10 years Management experience
  • 5 years Construction Project Management experience
  • PMP certification
  • Field Management/Scheduling experience
  • Electrical field experience in commercial construction
  • ERP experience 
  • Experience reviewing specifications
  • Experience in manpower allocation/labor scheduling 
  • Comprehensive blueprint reading experience
  • 4-year degree in Construction Management or Electrical Project Management
  • Customer service experience

Desired

  • Experience working for a small business
  • Certifications (OSHA 30, Fire Alarm license)
  • NEC and NFPA knowledge
  • Experience using ComputerEase & Accubid

WHY CONVERSE ELECTRIC? 

  • Converse Electric stands out because of its culture and core values:
    • Family first
    • Professionalism
    • Dependability
    • Knowledgeable
    • Trustworthy
  • A growing third-generation family-owned business that puts its reputation above the bottom line and truly cares about its people, as reflected by tenure
  • As a small business, our company has a “family first” culture in which everyone helps each other with transparency and commitment to the team 
  • We maintain an entrepreneurial spirit in which everyone’s voice is valued; our leaders are accessible and want to help so there is little red tape to navigate
  • This important role provides variety – no day is ever the same, and there is a lot of opportunity to make a direct impact and quickly affect change
  • We encourage growth and discovering one’s passion, so we established “Converse College” to provide professional development opportunities

Salary: $90K- $110K

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance; 401K, PTO

Location: Columbus, OH
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