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Safety. Integrity. Solutions. These three words sum up who are and the work we do for our clients every day. Each of our employees plays an essential role in ensuring that the power their customers need is up and running when and how they need it.

Whether it’s building a new greenfield substation in the middle of the desert, upgrading a transmission line to support load growth in the community, or connecting solar and battery storage to the grid, our people use their operational experience to deliver success for our clients.

At Power Contracting, employees have the opportunity to grow and advance in a variety of disciplines. We continuously recruit estimators, safety professionals, project managers, linemen, and foremen so we can meet the West’s growing power demands and help our clients exceed expectations.

If you’d like to be part of an organization that values your unique experiences and abilities, please explore our below career opportunities.

  • Project Manager

    Job Description:

    A Project Manager at Power Contracting is responsible for overall project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, project accounting, and control while providing technical direction and ensuring compliance with quality standards. The Project Manager’s duties encompass a broad spectrum, covering all areas of project management – Project Planning, Cost Management, Schedule Management, Scope Management, Quality Management, Contract Administration, and Safety Management. The Project Manager must have the ability to manage projects with multiple disciplines – including civil, electrical, and building construction.

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

    • Charting out the project objectives and plans, setting performance requirements, and selecting project participants.
    • Bringing about optimum utilization of resources–labor, materials, and equipment–and ensuring their procurement at most cost-effective terms.
    • Implementation of various operations through proper coordination.
    • Development of effective communications and mechanisms for resolving conflicts among the various participants.
    • Oversee the construction project from start to finish.
    • Perform a key role in project planning, budgeting, and identification of resources needed.
    • Accept the roles and responsibilities to provide for a safe workplace.
    • Create the teams, develop the objectives/goals of each, and assign individual responsibilities.
    • Project accounting functions including managing the budget, tracking if team expenses, and minimizing exposure and risk in the project
    • Ensure that construction activities move according to a predetermined schedule.
    • Devise the project work plans and make revisions as and when the need arises.
    • Communicate effectively with the contractors responsible for completing various phases of the project.
    • Coordinate the efforts of all parties involved in the project, which include the engineers, consultants, contractors, sub-contractors and laborers.
    • Monitor the progress of the construction activities on a regular basis and hold regular status meetings with all the sub-teams.
    • Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.
    • Periodic inspection of construction sites.
    • Ensure project documents are complete.
    • Identify the elements of project design and construction likely to give rise to disputes and claims.
    • Serve as a key link with the clients and review the deliverable prepared by the team before passing it onto the client.

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Ability to provide and manage a Safe Work Environment for all employees and the public.
    • Excellent communication skills.
    • Ability to create and maintain CPM schedules in Microsoft Project.
    • Advanced level skills in Microsoft Office Applications.
    • Thorough knowledge of legal issues and safety standards is essential.
    • Ability to plan and organize a team effort.
    • Good client management and goodwill-building ability.
    • Capacity to motivate, lead and maintain the morale of the teams.
    • Effective time management and logical decision-making ability.
    • Capacity to handle pressure.
    • Willingness to travel to remote construction sites.
    • Strong focus on quality.

    Qualifications / Education:

    A four-year bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline or construction management is preferred. Minimum 4 years of experience in construction projects and 2 years of experience in a Project Manager role.

    If interested:

    Please direct all inquiries to: infopower@powerllc.com

    Power Contracting is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

    NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

  • Civil Construction Estimator

    Job Description:

    • The primary role of the civil construction estimator is to provide civil, below-grade construction estimates with the information required for submission to the client. Estimating consists of understanding the requirements of the project, visiting the job site, attending pre-bid job walks, preparing needed labor, equipment and material estimates, managing subcontractor quotes, building project manpower resource schedules, and reviewing the bid with project management, contract administration, and estimating from cradle to grave.
    • The secondary role of the civil construction estimator is to assist contract administration with the creation of budgets after award of the estimated project. The civil construction estimator will work with both contract administration and operations to finalize a construction budget based on the estimate created during the bidding phase.
    • The civil construction estimator also assists with the creation of change order requests (if needed by Project Management) during the lifespan of a project. The estimator is the best resource to assist with the planning and preparation of project change orders based on field management’s request.

    Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

    • Review and summarize projects for bidding.
    • Attend pre-bid job walk meetings and site investigations.
    • Prepare labor, equipment and material project estimates.
    • Prepare resource-driven project schedules as per the client’s request.
    • Assist PMs in preparing change order requests.

    Knowledge and Skills

    Must be able to analyze and understand bid documents and construction drawings.

    • Prepare below-grade takeoffs for concrete foundations (piers, pads, oil containment), grounding, conduit, feeders, cable tray, site grading, etc.
    • Manage subcontract submittals for sitework, block wall, control house, landscaping, etc.
    • Submit quote requests for materials.

    Must possess:

    • Good written and communications skills – ability to make other people understand the complex issues contained in the estimate.
    • Good problem-solving and data evaluation abilities.
    • Good computer skills and ability to learn multiple programs, such as estimating and scheduling.

    Experience in Microsoft Excel, Sage Timberline Estimating, Bluebeam or OnScreen Takeoff and Microsoft Projects is helpful.

    Qualifications / Education

    Post-secondary education required (Business Administration related discipline – management, accounting or finance) or equivalent work experience – 5 years project management or estimating experience.

    If interested:

    Please direct all inquiries to: infopower@powerllc.com

    Power Contracting is an Equal Opportunity Employer
    EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled

    NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as required to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.