Project Manager/Estimator, Electrical Service
Kelowna, BC, CAN
3d ago

About Houle :

At Houle, we are passionate about building resilient communities. From airports, shipping terminals, and water treatment facilities, to hospitals, universities, and shopping centres, we deliver integrated electrical solutions for our industrial, commercial, institutional and residential customers.

While we are leaders in electrical construction, we also specialize in a wide range of in-house technology solutions, including audio visual, building automation, healthcare systems, network systems, and security and life-safety.

As a certified Great Place to Work, and one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, we take pride in our talented people and collaborative culture that bring our client's vision to life.

About the position :

Currently, Houle is searching for an experienced Project Manager / Estimator to join our BC Interior Services group in Kelowna.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the Project Manager / Estimator performs a wide range of duties including estimating smaller jobs and repairs, managing service work order and project process flow including scheduling, invoice closeout and customer satisfaction follow up.

Responsibilities / Duties :

  • Identify potential business opportunities
  • Maintain good relationship with suppliers, consultants, general contractors and end users
  • Review contracts for onerous clauses and conditions
  • Manage project financial performance
  • Estimate project costs, changes, and submit tenders
  • Purchase materials and equipment
  • Work with the Service Manager, Coordinators, and Service Electricians to develop service work and small project scheduling.
  • Manage the project and be present on project sites on a regular basis
  • Ensures the required paperwork is completed so the work order or project is billed out and Houle is paid.
  • Review reports - labour status reports, job status reports etc to ensure accuracy and make adjustments where necessary.
  • Arrange for project manuals / Power quality reports to be completed
  • Ensure that all deficiencies are completed by the Service Electricians in a timely manner.
  • Ensure that as-built drawings are completed and sent to the customers as applicable
  • Review the project at completion with the foreman and superintendent to discuss successes and challenges.
  • Experience and Skills :

  • Must have electrical project management and estimating experience
  • Experience in electrical service (small commercial projects) preferred
  • Valid FSR
  • Experience with Accubid software (Accubid Pro, Change Order) an asset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability effectively interact with the public and at all levels of the organization
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good computer skills including MS Office
  • Currently working in any of the above listed areas with an established local network as asset
  • Culture is important at Houle. You must be collaborative in nature. You are a solution focused team player and always willing to learn.

    You are a bright, ambitious, honest, and a straight forward professional. Your personable nature will fit well within the friendly working environment.

    The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience. Houle offers an exciting, enjoyable work environment, competitive benefits package as well as a competitive incentive plan and many company sponsored events.

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