Project Manager ( Underground / Highway )

at Rosendin Electric, Inc.
Location San Jose, California
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Do you want to work with your fellow owners? Rosendin is one of the largest electrical contractors in the United States employing over 7,000 people. We are EMPLOYEE OWNED - For more than 100 years, Rosendin has created a reputation for building quality electrical and communications installations, building value for clients, and building people within the company.


The Project Manager is responsible for overseeing projects from planning through completion and ensuring client satisfaction by delivering unparalleled service. Provides overall project management support for several small to medium projects or on one very large project supporting senior project management. Ideal candiate have: Highway/ Roadway construction exposure, heavy rail, light rail, traffic signals, PGE substructures, Rule 20 work, duct banks, trenching, manholes, vaults, transformer pads and civil construction background. Experience in underground electrical construction and modern methods of construction for Cal-Trans, County of Santa Clara and Bay area cities. Able to read drawings, sketches, specs related to civil electrical underground construction.


Provide initial client contact to assess scope of work, schedule and resources necessary to successfully complete a project.
Prepare a complete estimate for selected project with a detailed review of plans, specifications and bid form.
Plan and organize a project under the directions of a Senior Project Manager or Division Manager.
Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policies.
Supervise the preparation of all change orders on the project. Negotiate all change orders on the project.
Monitor construction activities in conjunction with the onsite Foreman and Area Superintendent to ensure project is being built on schedule, and within budget.
Investigate any potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures within company guidelines, and under supervision.
Supervise the preparation of any and all change quotations for presentation to the prime client. Negotiate all change quotations to a conclusion.
Prepare monthly costing reports under the supervision of a Senior PM or Division Manager.
Manage financial aspects of contracts (progress billing, rental equipment, income/expenses) to protect the company's interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with the client.
Review any documentation prepared by Assistant Project Manager before submission.
Represent the company in project meetings.
The duties and responsibilities are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by this position. This is not a complete listing and other duties may be assigned based on the positions role within the business unit


Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Structural Engineering or other related discipline preferred
Minimum 3 years' experience in the construction industry in a Project Management role
Can be a combination of training, education and relevant work experience


Ability to understand and follow standard operating policies and procedure
Ability to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance
Effective performance management skills
Extensive knowledge of safety protocols and procedures
Proficient in using a computer and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, etc.); Accubid and Oracle preferred
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, changing priorities as necessary
Ability to work under time pressure and adapt to changing requirements with a positive attitude
Effective oral and written communication skills as required for the position
Ability to be self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player
Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, vendors, clients, and others


10 - 25%


General work environment - sitting for long periods, standing, walking, typing, carrying, pushing, bending. Work is conducted primarily indoors with varying environmental conditions such as fluorescent lighting and air conditioning
Noise level is usually low to medium
Occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.

Rosendin is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.

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