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Electrical Engineering & Design

LEAD ENGINEER

POSTED: DECEMBER 4, 2017

LEAD ENGINEER

What are you searching for in your next job? The ability to work on exciting projects with a dedicated team? A company with a reputation for high quality standards?  Working with the preeminent electrical construction contractor in Chicago?

For the right candidate, being part of Continental’s Engineering Team will provide the opportunity to:

  • Broaden experience by working on a vast array of projects – from mission critical data centers to tenant interior installations
  • Master advanced software, including SKM AGI 32 and SCYME/CAD
  • Engage creativity and hone problem solving skills
  • Develop leadership and communication skills while spearheading CAD/BIM modeling projects

Experience
            Electrical contracting field utilizing electrical industry related skills.
Education
            Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering, Power Systems Concentration
Knowledge


National Electrical Code

Navisworks

REVIT

NFPA 70 E 2015 (Arc Flash

SKM Analysis

Neher McGrath Model

Auto CAD MEP

Microsoft Suite

  
Please send a Resume and Letter of Qualification to careers@cecco.com.

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ELECTRICAL PROJECT ENGINEER

Electrical Project Engineer
Epstein is an established and well respected 96 year old Architecture, Engineering and Construction firm.  The firm is headquartered in Chicago, with an office in New York, and international locations in Poland and RomaniaOur beautiful corporate office is located in Chicago’s West Loop, convenient to transportation.  We offer all employees a competitive wage and benefits package.  Epstein is proud to be 100% employee owned. Epstein focuses on our community through our emphasis on community service, green initiatives and sustainable design delivering “best in class” creative project solutions. 

Overview
The Project Engineer is responsible for the planning, control, and integration of engineering activities and the development of project deliverables to insure the success of their project. The individual designs power, lighting, and fire alarm systems for commercial, institutional and industrial facilities within a consulting engineering firm.  The Project Engineer utilizes his or her creativity, foresight, and mature engineering judgment to anticipate and solve engineering problems, determine program objectives and requirements, and develop standards and guides for diverse engineering activities.  The Project Engineer works closely with engineers and/or designers and delegates design responsibility and drawing production to them. The Project Engineer communicates with other disciplines to achieve a coordinated design. We are looking for the right person to mentor our well-qualified staff, interact with clients, and work with the rest of the team at Epstein. 

General Responsibilities

  • Gains a full understanding of the project objective, scope, deliverables, budget implications, and other factors that impact design activities.
  • Establishes design criteria for specific projects.
  • Takes responsible lead in the design and detailing of engineering systems. 
  • Manages the development of construction/equipment installation documents and project deliverables.
  • Performs analysis and design calculations or designates design and drawing activities to other project members.
  • Reviews and evaluates computer program and manual calculations for technical accuracy and compliance with established design criteria.
  • Coordinates with the project team and all design disciplines during the course of the project.
  • Performs field surveys and prepares associated reports.
  • Assists in preparing estimates of probable costs (i.e., for construction, equipment installation, etc.) at various stages of design.
  • Participates in preparation of project specifications.
  • Performs periodic design reviews; ensures designs follow specifications, codes and   regulations, and contract requirements.  Ensures technical and quality standards are maintained.
  • Reviews shop drawings for compliance with contract requirements and documents.

Requirements

  • Degree in Electrical Engineering or Architectural Engineering with emphasis in Electrical Engineering
  • Registered Professional Engineer (preferred)
  • 7-10 years of successful project experience within a consulting engineering firm
  • Working knowledge of Revit, AutoCAD, Word, Excel, Outlook and discipline specific software packages such as SKM Power Analysis and AGI-32 Lighting Analysis
  • Expertise in engineering systems and related design principles
  • Awareness of other disciplines and the interrelationship of the various elements of design
  • Strong knowledge of the National Electrical Code and general building codes is a must
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • LEED Accreditation preferred

This is a great opportunity for an individual who wants to join a strong, successful and highly respected team.  Our environment thrives on quality driven, multi-task oriented employees with excellent organizational, communication and problem solving skills. 

Epstein is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  It is our policy to provide a fair and equal employment opportunity to all persons, regardless of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, marital status, genetics, gender identity, transgender status, or on the basis of personal favoritism or other non-merit factors.  Epstein hires and promotes individuals solely on the basis of a person’s qualifications. Epstein is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

For more information on our company, please visit us on the internet at www.epsteinglobal.com , and send your resume to: https://chm.tbe.taleo.net/chm04/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=EPSTEIN&cws=1&rid=498.


 


Electrical Estimators / Project Managers

ENTRY LEVEL ESTIMATOR

POSTED: NOVEMBER 30, 2017

Position available for an entry level estimator with some electrical experience.  Starting salary is 40 – 50k. 

Interested candidates please call: 630-833-8010

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ELECTRICAL ESTIMATOR

Electrical Contractor is searching for an Estimator to join their established estimating team.   This Company specializes in Industrial/Institutional/Commercial construction with a wide range of projects.
Duties :

  • Prepare detailed estimates for construction projects utilizing company methods and techniques.  Including all material, labor, equipment, and subcontractor work in sufficient time to permit careful analysis.
  • Specification review with special attention paid to details
  • Responsible for working with subcontractors and suppliers during bid to ensure bids are received in a timely and accurate fashion.
  • Preparation of any change order estimates and documentation
  • Design/Build projects
  • Preparation and organization of submittals prior to project start.

Requirements:

  • Thorough knowledge and background in electrical estimating for all types of Industrial and Commercial Projects
  • Expert ability to manage project time-lines, submittals and any potential obstacles
  • Previous experienced Estimator for an Industrial/Commercial Electrical Contractor.
  • Knowledge of Chicago & National Code
  • CAD experience helpful
  • Accubid experience helpful
  • Electrical Engineering a plus

Send resume with salary requirements
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE, INTERESTED CANDIDATES MAY EMAIL RESUME TO: Linear@linearelec.com



Electrical / Technical Positions

 

CAD Operator, Full Time

Successful candidate will prepare electrical construction documents (shop drawings, permit drawings, BIM coordination drawings, record drawings, etc.)using AutoCAD and/or Revit; assist project managers and estimators; and perform other miscellaneous office tasks. Ideal candidate shall be proficient in current versions of AutoCAD and Revit. Some experience in BIM coordination is a plus. Knowledge of electrical construction practices is helpful. Applicant must be able to pass random drug testing at any time. Email resumes to jschafer@sharlen.com

Sharlen Electric Company is one of the leading Chicago electrical contractors offering a comprehensive range of electrical contracting services to commercial and industrial clients throughout our region. Our expertise includes new construction, maintenance, underground utilities, telecommunications, network wiring, energy audits, arc flash analysis, and much more. Equal Opportunity Employer.

 


Sales & Marketing

 

SALES REPRESENTATIVES - ILLINOIS AND WISCONSIN

POSTED: OCTOBER 11, 2017

Great Lakes Electrical Sales Company Job Posting

Title: Sales Representative

Sales Representative Job Purpose: Responsible for all sales activities, from lead generation through close in an assigned territory or with assigned accounts. Develops and implements agreed upon Marketing Plan which will meet both personal and business goals of expanding customer base in the marketing area. Works within the sales and support teams for the achievement of customer satisfaction, revenue generation, and long-term account goals in line with company vision and values.

Position Requirements:  High School Diploma required.  College Degree or 4-5 years of Related Industry Experience is desired.  Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background check. 

Sales Representative Job Duties:

  • Possesses a high level of integrity and demonstrates that on every interaction with partners and manufacturers
  • Services existing accounts, obtains orders, and establishes new accounts by planning and organizing daily work schedule to call on existing or potential sales outlets and other trade factors.
  • Adjusts content of sales presentations by studying the type of sales outlet or trade factor.
  • Focuses sales efforts by studying existing and potential volume of partners.
  • Keeps management informed by submitting activity and results reports, such as daily call reports, weekly work plans, and monthly and annual territory analyses on an as needed basis.
  • Monitors competition by gathering current marketplace information on pricing, products, new products, delivery schedules, merchandising techniques, etc.
  • Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Resolves customer complaints by investigating problems; developing solutions; preparing reports; making recommendations to management.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Provides historical records by maintaining records on area and customer sales.
  • Processes quotes and orders either internally or with the factory
  • Demonstrates ability to sell value to customers
  • Achieves Sales Quotas
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Skills/Qualifications: Integrity, Professionalism, Customer Service, Meeting Sales Goals, Closing Skills, Territory Management, Prospecting Skills, Negotiation, Self-Confidence, Product Knowledge, Presentation Skills, Client Relationships, Motivation for Sales.

Interested individuals should send a cover letter and resume to shawn.offenbacher@glesco.net

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INDEPENDENT TECHNICAL SALES REPRESENTATIVE

COVERING: WISCONSIN, MINNESOTA AND THE DAKOTAS


Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Are you ready to break free of the corporate bureaucracy that stifles your creativity? Would you like to leverage the relationships you have worked hard to build, for your success and recognition? Can you grow a business from start up through maturity? If so, the opportunity to establish A5 Power Solutions as a leader in the Power Quality and Mission Critical Power markets in Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Wisconsin might be perfect for you.
We are seeking a talented, experienced technical sales representative that has a proven record of growing sales of power quality and critical power products to end users, consulting engineers, and contractors, through direct sales and channel partners. This position requires the ability to penetrate accounts and geographic territory, and the interpersonal skills to establish and develop relationships with key individuals and organizations. You must be independently motivated and driven by a desire to succeed. If you are looking for an opportunity to build a business with a dynamic company positioned for growth, contact us by sending your resume to:
Victor@A5.com
This position is located in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, and will initially be home-based. The sales territory is Minnesota, the Dakotas, and Wisconsin. Travel is approximately 30-50%, but may reach 70% at times.
A5 Power Solutions (A5PS) is an independent Sales Representative Firm with our main sales office in Elgin, IL, and headquarters in Peoria, IL. Our focus is preventing or eliminating power quality problems through products and solutions that clean up, back up, or distribute electrical power, and ensuring 24 x 7 reliable electrical power for mission critical applications. Our customers include the designers, specifiers, installers, and end users from a wide variety of Commercial, Industrial, Institutional, and Municipal facilities. We are an organization that values top performing sales representatives who are adept at operating as a team member as well as an individual contributor. We serve our customers, suppliers, and channel partners with honesty and integrity.
A5PS provides the solutions, technical support and project management that consistently get projects designed, installed, and operating on time and within budget. We work with our suppliers and top-performing independent service providers to supply ongoing preventative maintenance for our solutions. With well over 125 years of combined industry experience, we provide unmatched sales, technical support, and customer service for our key markets. In Power Quality, we supply surge protection, harmonics prevention and remediation, voltage regulation, power conditioning, and uninterruptible power supplies (UPS). For Mission Critical Power, we supply UPS, overhead power distribution, high efficiency/high performance/highly customizable power distribution units, and related products and services.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Develop a strategy to meet and exceed sales goals by managing territories with direct accounts and channel partners
 Develop leads, identify strategies, and conduct activities to maximize sales
 Uncover new business opportunities with End Users, Specifying Engineers, Contractors, Distributors, and OEM’s
 Regularly call on existing customers and actively develop new customers
 Build, maintain, and enhance strong customer relationships
 Provide application assistance and technical support to influence specification of the products A5PS represents
 Respond to quotation requests in a timely manner; Follow up on quotations to obtain orders and gain competitive feedback
 Proactively coordinate with inside sales to manage project business, including: order entry, submittals, change orders, expediting, start up, customer training, and project-related questions
 Engage with inside sales to provide prompt response to channel partner quotations and customer service requests
 Leverage the strengths of A5PS supplier partners to win business and satisfy the needs of our customers
 Establish relationships with A5PS supplier partners, and keep them informed about local market activity
 Represent A5PS with integrity and professionalism in all activities
 Participate in A5PS marketing initiatives for tradeshows, promotions and e-mail marketing campaigns
SKILLS/EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:
 Minimum 10 years of technical sales experience in outside sales with technical competence in understanding electrical power distribution systems and equipment
 Proven track record of consistently growing a sales territory by cold calling, lead qualification, managing existing accounts and closing business
 Self-motivated individual with strong presentation and negotiation skills, the ability to influence specifications, overcome objections, and generate a preference for doing business with A5PS
 Ability to learn our processes and the products we represent, and to work independently to achieve goals with minimal supervision
 Outstanding relationship building and a committed team player
 Excellent interpersonal communication, time management, customer service and organizational skills
 Experience managing a territory through channel partners and direct served customers
 Detail oriented, with the ability to communicate efficiently and effectively, within time constraints.
 Experience working in a fast-paced team environment
 Reputation for working with honesty and integrity
 Professional appearance and demeanor
 Proficient in the use of MS Office Applications (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
 Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering is preferred, but not required.
 Ability to travel 30-50% of time on a regular basis. Must have a valid driver’s license.

Interested Candidates may send resume to: Victor@a5.com

 


Customer Service / Office / Administration Personal

 

Project Administrative Assistant – Electrical Contracting

Company Information:
We are a privately owned electrical contracting company, in business for 30 years and located in the Western suburbs of Chicago, seeking a full time Project Administrative Assistant to join our team.  Our business model includes maintaining long-term client relationships as well as the fostering of new clientele by providing quality work and exceptional customer service. 

Your Role with the Company:
The successful candidate will be working with our project managers and estimators from bid preparation through project close-out, to assure that projects are completed on time, on budget and per the terms of the client’s contract.  Your responsibilities will include:

  • Maintaining client, subcontractor and vendor relations.
  • Preparing proposals and schedules for project bids.
  • Project data setup and maintaining project files.
  • Managing electricians’ weekly timesheets and safety logs.
  • Assists with the coordination and ordering of material and equipment.
  • Coordinating/logging/issuing project submittals.
  • Preparing change order proposals.
  • Assist in implementing safety procedures
  • Preparing Panel Schedules

Education Profile:
High School Diploma, minimum; Associates Degree preferred.
3 – 5 years of related experience in construction administration.
Excellent computer skills; proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel; Adobe Acrobat.
Must be extremely organized, proactive, self-reliant, effective communication skills, and detail oriented.
Ability to multitask efficiently, prioritize work and is deadline driven.

Benefits:
Competitive base salary.
Benefit Package includes: medical, life, dental, and vision; paid vacation & sick leave; bonuses.
Company events include employee appreciation lunches and annual Christmas party.
Continuing education tuition contribution.

Thank you in advance for your interest.  Please forward your resume and salary history, along with a phone number or email on where you can be reached between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., to lcanino@caninoelectric.com.  We will review each resume carefully and will contact the candidates whose resume appears to best meet the qualifications.

We are an equal opportunity employer.

 

 

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Other Positions

COUNTER ASSISTANT: DISTRIBUTION

POSTED: OCTOBER 18, 2017

National Wholesale Electrical Supplier with over 440 locations in 26 states, including 17 in the greater Chicago, northern Indiana and southern Wisconsin area seeks experienced (preferred) counter assistant to drive sales of electrical supplies to commercial contractors, maintenance teams and the general public.  Light warehouse duties and product ordering replenishment responsibilities included.  Must be able to lift 70 lbs. Definite growth and bonus potential.  Hours are 6:30-3:00PM M-F and at least 1 Saturday per month (4 hours).  Contact Tim @ City Electric Supply, Bedford Park, IL.  (773) 498-8590.

 

 

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