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Assistant Project Manager

Company: Helix Electric
Location: Jamestown
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Helix Electric was founded in 1985 and is now one of the nation's largest and most successful electrical contracting companies. Our commitment to empowering people and powering projects is realized by our exceptional team of dedicated and highly skilled experts working together and never settling for good enough. We are proud of the team-oriented and employee-empowered business approach that defines our unique character.

Our electrical Assistant Project Manager assists their Project Manager on projects and is the liaison between the field and the office. They are responsible for defining the project's objectives by planning, executing, and finalizing projects according to the schedule while keeping within the budget.


  • Close support of senior project management team.
  • Develop project teams while delivering quality output, meeting customer expectations, managing to scope, delivering on time, and delivering within budget.
  • Develop and support project management techniques and schedule goals, procurement and contractual requirements, personnel assignments, and capacity planning.
  • Evaluate and continually improve the systems and processes used by the department to effectively meet customer requirements and profitability goals with an emphasis on strong internal unit tracking methods.
  • Ensure schedule requirements are met. Readily adjust priorities and milestones based upon changing customer needs, resource availability, and job requirements.
  • Interact with the customer to validate expectations are understood and met before, during, and after project completion.
  • Provide close support and oversight for third-party construction firms and subcontractors.
  • Manage project review process with particular emphasis on financial forecasting.
  • Ensure high-quality engineering, studies, and Helix project delivery.
  • Proactively and systematically communicate challenges, risks, and successes.
  • Oversee monthly invoicing process per project terms and negotiate appropriate change orders.
  • Coordination with Site Superintendent(s) to understand and assess installation methods, labor needs, and manpower forecasts.
  • Close support and oversight on adherence to the Quality Control process.
  • Close support to ensure that all downstream team members are meeting deadlines on assigned tasks. QUALIFICATIONS:
    • At least 2 to 3 years of Project Engineer experience in the electrical construction industry.
    • Bachelor of Science Electrical Engineering degree, strongly preferred
    • Understand engineering in electric power.
    • Field experience coordinating with construction management.
    • Extensive knowledge of project scheduling, bids, take offs, change orders, and contracts.
    • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships and assist in winning projects
    • Demonstrated ability to run a profitable portfolio
    • BSEE or Construction Management degree strongly preferred.
    • Journeyman or Master Electrician's license a plus.

      "The starting annual base pay for this role is between USD 90,000 and 110,000. The actual base is dependent upon many factors, such as: location, training, transferable skills, work experience, business needs and market demands. The base pay range is subject to change and may be modified in the future. The role may also be eligible for vehicle allowance plan, bonus and benefits."

      Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

      The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Helix Electric, Modesto , Assistant Project Manager, Professions , Jamestown, California

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