Project Manager

Bay Area | Full-Time

Business Line: VPI | VPC
Location: Bay Area
Travel: Some, throughout California
Type: Full-Time
Reports To: Project Manager Supervisor and/or the Program Manager
Posted: February 7, 2021

Charge is seeking a project manager with strong skills in team leadership and project delivery, experience with underground construction and a proven track record of completing projects safely and with high quality.

About the Position

Project Managers receive daily leadership support from the project manager supervisor and/or the program manager, and routine project support from a combination of the project coordinators, field engineers, foremen, and superintendents. We place an emphasis on candidates with strong interpersonal and communication skills, construction experience, and a solid foundation in the financial aspects of project management.

Responsibilities
  • Manage five to 15 active construction projects at any time ($1 to $5 m portfolio value).
  • Manage projects with strict customer requirements (schedule, cost, quality), which include engineering and/or permitting scope.
  • Ensure projects are properly planned, executed, and closed.
  • Ensure project decisions are made within the broader context of safety adherence and financial stewardship, and the need to meet customer and quality requirements.
  • Provide support for the construction crews with respect to technical requirements and management of scope, schedule, and resources.
  • Assist the field operations team in the development and improvement of crews.
  • Provide client management, communication, and support.
  • Assist in the professional development of field engineers and project coordinators.
  • Provide management and control of the project scope, schedule, and budget to ensure that company’s commitments to the client are met while verifying that the project financial goals are met.
  • Conduct discussions with the client to ensure goals of project are understood.
  • Provide management and timely communication of project changes with the client and the project team.
Qualifications
  • 3+ years’ experience as a Project Manager in the construction industry.
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Experience managing portfolios with a value of $2M or higher.
  • Able to create a vision and inspire others to get behind it.
  • A bias to action; attacks problems head on with enthusiasm, seeing the opportunity behind every challenge.
  • Able to communicate effectively at all levels and in all formats
  • Ability to think creatively and be solution-focused.
  • Able to manage multiple projects in various stages at one time.
  • Proven organizational tools and methods for ensuring all commitments are met.
Desired Background
  • Project management experience in utility-level electric or gas construction.
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in engineering, project management, business, or similar.
  • Experience managing portfolios with a value of $8M or higher.
About Charge

This is an exciting time to join Charge because we are growing rapidly, providing our employees ample opportunity for challenging projects and career development. We have earned our reputation as a leading provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the underground utility industry. We pride ourselves on our company culture, which emphasizes collaboration and an enthusiasm to solve our customers’ most challenging problems.

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Why Choose Charge

INDUSTRY LEADING BENEFITS

Education assistance, profit sharing 401k, incentive programs, floating holidays, flexible schedules, health coverage, and weekly payroll – these are just a few ways we keep our team healthy, happy, and invested. Join Charge and become a part of our family.

PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

We work hard to be the most trusted provider of design, procurement, and construction services for the utility industry. Just as important, is the positive reputation we’ve earned as an employer that cares about its workforce and strives to employ only the best.

STAND FOR SOMETHING BIGGER

As builders of the grid, we understand the importance of safe and scalable energy distribution to the communities in which we live. We believe everyone should have reliable access to the energy that Charges their lives.

SAFETY ABOVE ALL

It is our core value to train, equip, and qualify our people to work safely, and design and build systems with the highest regard for the well-being of all. Our industry-leading safety rating stems from a significant investment in safety and quality programs.