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Electrical Engineering & Design


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

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

National Electrical Code



NFPA 70 E 2015 (Arc Flash

SKM Analysis

Neher McGrath Model


Microsoft Suite

Please send a Resume and Letter of Qualification to



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. 

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.


  • 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 , and send your resume to:


Electrical Estimators / Project Managers

Project Manager – Solar

Posted: March 29, 2018

Would you like to join the top solar installer in Illinois?

With foresight, Continental Electrical Construction Company successfully completed our first solar project in 2009. The Green Team, officially Energy Solutions, was created by our “Energy Czar” in 2011 and has become one of the few contractors who installs both solar and battery storage. To top that off, we host Green Shirt Thursday, reminding the whole Continental Family of our dedication to energy conservation. Visit to see some drone-captured video of our work.

Project Managers on the Energy Solutions team work closely with each other, customers, and the best Union electricians in Chicagoland. The team educates and guides customers to make the best decisions for their solar projects and long-term savings. As a Project Manager, you will write and present proposals, estimate jobs, develop and manage project budgets, and ultimately run jobs smoothly with consideration of customer and colleagues.

We would love to consider you for this position if you are:

  • Passionate about making a difference in the environment
  • Experienced as a Project Manager with solar installations

If you join us, you will have:

  • Pride in being a part of the premier electrical construction company in Chicago
  • A team that recognizes you as a complete person, not just a worker
  • Trust that you will get your work done and not be micro-managed
  • Shuffleboard tournaments once a year
  • Business casual dress code
  • Health club membership
  • Competitive pay based on experience
  • Continued Professional Development, through networking events, webinars, and training
  • Health and Dental Coverage
  • 401k Savings Plan and Profit Sharing Eligibility after one year

We are dedicated to customer service, stand behind commitments, communicate clearly, improve processes, and support common goals. If you share these values, please send a letter expressing your interest and qualifications, along with your resume to



See (Project Administrative Assistant Position below)


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.


  • 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

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

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



Priority Wire and Cable is looking for a highly motivated individual to join our Inside Sales Team. This is an excellent opportunity for an energetic individual with strong work ethics to join a stable, respected company which offers a competitive wage (base and bonus) and benefit package.  We are a growing and entrepreneurial company with a loyal and expanding customer base.  You will be backed by unsurpassed inventory and service levels so the right candidate can focus on selling.  Working conditions are within an office of half a dozen or so other Inside Sales professionals.

Job Responsibilities include:

  • Daily contact via phone and email with existing (90%) and potential customers (10%) to quote business and pro-actively tele-market our product.
  • Manage pricing based on local market levels, inventory availability, and overhead costs to maximize profits and customer service.
  • Manage customer price sheets if applicable
  • Work in conjunction with manufacturer’s reps and regional sales people to grow business.
  • Evaluate customer needs to determine appropriate products or alternatives to meet job or project requirements.
  • Coordinate marketing activities with major distributors, including marketing and other programs or promos. Coordinate new customer set-up process. Collect data needed by accounts receivable to establish lines of credit. Determine appropriate line based on estimated volume.
  • Enter quotes and orders into computer system.
  • Occasionally visit customers in specific marketplaces to solidify relationship and/or develop new business.
  • Perform any other related duties as required or assigned.

Qualifications/Desired Characteristics:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university preferred
  • 3-5yrs of related industry experience desired
  • Strong quantitative and analytical skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Open-minded self-starter with the ability to adapt, improvise and problem solve.
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team in a close knit office environment.
  • Commercial experience understanding, such as cost analysis, internal and external benchmarking, market trend analysis, competitor pricing.

Paid Family health care insurance, Paid employee dental insurance(family coverage available), Paid Holidays, Paid Sick Days, Paid Vacation Days, Vision insurance, Life insurance, Profit Sharing, 401(k)
Please forward your resume and salary history, along with a phone number where you can be reached to  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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