Electrical Project Manager

Direct Hire

Key areas: low and medium voltage and power distribution design. 

Job Description: Electrical Project Manager
Office Location:    IL – Chicago but Job is REMOTE. Candidate can live in Indiana, MI, WI, MN
Company seeks an Electrical Engineer/Project Manager to manage all electrical, communications, and fire alarm design projects within the MEP/IC group.  This individual should have experience in designing electrical infrastructure in industrial environments.


Design responsibilities: electrical contract drawing and specification production for a wide range of project types including water and wastewater treatment plants; odor control systems, administration and laboratory facilities, vehicle maintenance buildings, central heating plants and others. Additional responsibilities include conceptual design development, electrical field trouble shooting, and electrical systems cost estimating.

Engineering Management responsibilities: staff development; project profitability tracking; management of project scope, schedule, and budget; internal and external client management; electrical coordination with other disciplines; electrical design cost estimating; manpower forecasting, and staff scheduling.


Education: BS or MS degree in Electrical Engineering. 

Experience: Minimum 10 years’ experience in electrical design, related energy design and electrical project management. Experience in wastewater and water treatment and conveyance facilities, highly preferred.  Experience in commercial or industrial and low voltage, power distribution design required.  Past experience in project management and/or group leadership. 

Certifications and Licenses: PE registration required. 


Good working knowledge of low voltage electrical distribution; medium voltage electrical distribution; motor control; variable speed drives; control schematics; lighting Design; fire alarm and access control; electrical codes and standards. 

Experience in energy and sustainable design evaluations, alternative and renewable energy a plus.

Candidate should possess skills and experience sufficient to participate in electrical group management, as this position will involve management of multidisciplinary projects with accountability for scope, schedule, and budget.

Participation in some business development and marketing activities including development of electrical presentation content, professional society, and presentation of technical papers.

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