Project Manager

AG & Construction · CHICO, California
Department AG & Construction
Employment Type Full-Time Hourly
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation $25-$35 Per Hour

Chico Electric is looking for a Project Manager to join our team. 


We are a locally based electrical contractor with almost 60 years in business.  Our customers and projects include residential, commercial, industrial, and agricultural.  Our focus and purpose is to Exceptionally Serve Our Customers.


Project Manager Position Summary/Interdependencies:

Project Managers are responsible to ensure project deliverables are delivered on time and on budget. However, a project managers largest responsibility is to manage customer expectations. Project Managers are expected to be able to walk a project from inception to close out. This includes defining the project scope, putting together budgets, executing the project, and closing out the project. Project Managers are responsible for the success and profitability for each project they are assigned.  


Benefits Available:

  • Medical Insurance
  • Dental 
  • Vision
  • Life Insurance
  • 401k Match up to 4% 
  • Paid Time Off


 Essential job Functions:

  • Understanding of the construction process
  • Excellent verbal and oral communication skills
  • Competency in Microsoft Suite
  • Specifically word and excel
  • Electrical Estimating
  • Project Billing
  • Ability to negotiate and develop project scope
  • Understanding of Contract Law
  • Ability to price and negotiate change orders
  • Ability to develop project budgets and schedules of values
  • Understand and manage project scope
  • Allocate resources on a company-wide level
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Coordinate multiple trades on projects
  • Conduct yourself in a professional manner
  • Generator experience is a plus.


Essential Job Requirements:

Driving:  Current, valid Driver License for State where you will drive, meet company auto insurance qualifications 

TravelOccasional extended out of town work is required

Experience:  Electrical/Construction background helpful; Minimum of 5 years experience in a leadership position, 10+ years increasingly responsible operations and management including budget preparation and cost control

Required skills:  Strong written, oral, interpersonal, communication, and problem solving skills; Computer skills – Windows, Word, Outlook, Excel; Coaching, initiative, and leadership skills; Demonstrated leadership skills in creating a team oriented culture

Additional Desired SkillsTime Management; Organization skills; Planning-Goal setting, priority setting; Innovative; Solution oriented; Team player; Ability to see big picture;  Detail oriented; Business knowledge; Positive attitude; Analytical; Ability to maintain focus; Ability to handle multiple projects. 

Physical RequirementsAbility to sit at desk and computer; Ability to use computer; Bending, Reaching, Traveling around the office for meetings, including up and down stairs; Communication with others; Office machine usage; Ability to visit job sites which includes walking on uneven terrain, climbing ladders, working at heights, lifting up to 50 lbs, pushing, pulling, balancing, walking on roofs and other structures; Drive company vehicles. 


We are a drug free organization.  All candidates must be able to pass a post offer, pre-employment drug screen.


All applicants are required to provide a current DMV printout.


Upload your resume with at least five years experience.  Include a cover letter if you wish.

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  • Location
    CHICO, California
  • Department
    AG & Construction
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time Hourly
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    $25-$35 Per Hour