Project Manager – A-C Careers

Project Manager

  • Bakersfield
  • ,
  • Fresno


The Project Manager leads and produces safe, efficient, and profitable project outcomes.

Key Responsibilities

  • Own the project plan from Kick-off Meeting to completion, understanding every aspect of the project needs and staying ahead of issues that can alter project success.
  • Own the project schedule, cash flow and budget, ensuring a predictable and successful outcome on each project assigned.
  • Own the client relationship, creating a raving fan of each client
  • Lead the project team, identify talent, and, coach and develop all team members; direct and in-direct reports.
  • Ensures the project processes are rigorously followed.

Additional Job Duties:

  • Learn and ensure adherence to A-C Electric Company’s standards of quality, safety, and best practices from project turnover to project close-out.
  • Lead and direct project teams by staying ahead of each project, anticipating, and mitigating risks, and solving problems.
  • Know each project assigned inside and out by reading plans, specifications, and contract to accurately identify milestones, risks and opportunities and develop a successful plan including schedule.
  • Seek opportunities to utilize prefabrication and other production, safety, and quality enhancement practices.
  • Manage Kick off Meeting, Planning Meeting, and Hand off Meetings on each project assigned.
  • Utilize LEAN construction concepts to deliver outstanding project results (Pull Planning, Daily Huddles, SIPs, 5s, Waste Elimination, PDCA)
  • Manage Manpower Forecast, TRACK Task creation, review and set up, Mobilization Meeting and Production tracking
  • Accurately forecast project profit and loss under the supervision of Senior Project Manager and/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. Ensure costs on each project assigned are allocated properly, and accurately recorded.
  • Ensure procurement practices are followed related to materials, subcontracts, and other required construction expenditures.
  • Resource forecasting and allocation, working closely with Superintendent and Material/Equipment Coordinator
  • Effectively manage subcontractor contracts, work performance and billings.
  • Manage project related correspondence and documents through designated document management systems. Review any documentation prepared by Assistant Project Manager, PC or PA before submission.
  • Manage scope changes and ensure change orders are priced correctly and processed timely.
  • 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 will be assigned based on the position’s role within the business unit.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or other related discipline preferred. (Can be a combination of education, training, and other relevant work experience.)
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in project management, preferably in electrical construction with working knowledge of construction management; contracts, project scheduling, bids, take-offs, change orders, equipment, and means and methods required
  • Ability to read and interpret construction documents including plan set, specifications and contract.
  • 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
  • Ability to be self-motivated, proactive and an effective team player
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees; management, staff, vendors, clients, and others.
  • Applied electrical experience and knowledge through accredited apprenticeship program, college programs, or relevant work experience is a plus.

Pay Range: $90,000 – 195,000.  Pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, and experience.  The total compensation package for this position may also include other elements dependent on the position offered.

*A-C Electric Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer; women, veterans, and minorities are encouraged to apply.