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Electrical Engineering & Design

JOB OPPORTUNITY: 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

Job Opportunity:      Chief Electrical Estimator
POSTED: August 1, 2019
Email Resume:          ryan@superelec.com
Job Location:            Super Electric Construction Company
                                    4300 W Chicago Avenue
                                    Chicago, IL 60651
Company
As one of the largest electrical contractors in the Chicago metropolitan area, Super Electric Construction Company continually builds upon a tradition of excellence to provide cutting-edge solutions for your commercial, industrial, and institutional electrical demands.  Our company’s professional team of highly qualified electricians, engineers, project managers, and support staff have the expertise to complete today’s most challenging electrical projects.  Super Electric’s history of successfully completing projects is unmatched in the industry due to the distinguished rapport between our skilled professional team, customers, and community.

Super Electric Construction Company responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Manage all activities associated with materials, budgeting, and production for assigned project(s).
  • Manage all business aspects of multiple concurrent electrical projects and ensure financial targets.
  • Partner with customer(s) and project staff to properly identify and process scope changes, address issues, communicate regarding project milestones, etc.
  • Actively maintain customer relationships to ensure customer satisfaction and quality of service. 
  • Proficiently utilize estimating computer software for Accubid.
  • Manage project related correspondence and documents through designated document management systems.
  • Perform and prepare material requisition, submittal compilation, purchase orders, on-site job walk-throughs, change orders request for information, and close-out documents.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment.
  • Work with an experienced, supportive team of estimators who collaborate to complete bids.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills with strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task in a high volume, fast-paced work environment with strict deadlines.
  • Demonstrated leadership and project success expected.
  • Broaden experience through projects with varying scopes.
  • Hone leadership and communication skills while working with ownership and other departments in the company.

Experience

  • Experience in the electrical contracting field using Accubid
  • Conceptual estimating and estimating based on walk-through or narratives with minimal information
  • Quick, detailed budgets, and comparing project schedule to estimate

Working Knowledge

  • Electrical Power
  • Field Installation
  • Microsoft Office and Accubid estimating software
  • Electrical Construction Materials and Resources

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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

Job Description:Senior CAD Designer
Location: Bloomingdale, IL
Full-time Salary

Company:
Preferred Electric has earned a reputation of excellence by providing uncompromising service and value to all of our clients. As a single source provider for both electrical and low voltage services, Preferred Electric works directly with our clients to design, build and implement the most efficient and reliable electrical systems. For more than 40 years, Preferred Electric has remained Chicagoland’s premier source for superior turnkey electrical design and installation that’s superior to the industry standard.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform design duties in support of the construction of design/build, design/bid/build, and renovation projects. Perform design work for new construction, renovation, and improvement projects for real property facilities, including utility systems, and prime power generation equipment, utilizing a professional knowledge of electrical engineering.
  • Interpret and adapt traditional methods and approaches in developing design calculations, layouts, drawings, and specifications that support project objectives and standards.
  • Coordinate projects with engineers in other disciplines or with architects.
  • Provides Electrical Engineering expertise in reviewing, assessing, and resolving construction and design problems encountered during the performance of contracts assigned.
  • Ability to provide technical oversight of multiple construction contracts through review of specifications, quality assurance planning, coordination of design, scheduling, and technical submittal approvals.

Requirements:

  • Knowledge of the principles, methods, and tools for electrical building systems design
  • Setup and maintain AutoCAD and REVIT projects
  • Produce clear and accurate drawings with limited instructions
  • File transfer to and from clients
  • Communicate and coordinate project revisions and updates
  • Ability to read and understand specifications
  • Excellent documentation skills
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Work well under tight deadlines
  • Perform additional tasks as assigned

Skills:

  • Managed electrical projects (i.e. buildings), a plus
  • Performed material take-offs, a plus
  • Experience in design for commercial buildings
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Estimating experience, a plus
  • Familiar with electrical codes
  • Construction/layout design
  • Working knowledge of CAD software and REVIT
  • MS Office, Excel, Bluebeam
  • Attention to detail

Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, ABET Accredited or, BS, Electrical Engineering Technology or Minimum 5 years’ industry related experience, verifiable electrical building systems experience

Please send a Resume and to amulizio@preferred-electric.com; Subject: Senior CAD Designer Position

 

Job Description: 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

Job Description: Electrical Supply Counter Sales
 Villa Park Electrical Supply Co., Inc.
Inquiries should contact tfavia2@vpes.net
Electrical Supply Distributor is searching for an inside Counter Sales person.

Company:
We are a local family owned and operated business serving  Du Page County and the surrounding area.  We cater to the small to mid-size contractor and are open to the public.

Knowledge:
Knowledge of electrical material and lighting.  Basic computer skills.   People skills.

Type of Person:
We are looking for a person who is knowledgeable, energetic,  friendly, personable, with a strong work ethic

Description: 
The Counter Sales person will be working directly with our customers who either walk into our store,  call in by phone or place orders via email.   This is not strictly a desk job;  you will be picking orders and interacting with the public as well as with electrical and other trade contractors.    You will be establishing working relationship with customers.  
  
Compensation:
Health, Disability and Life Insurance,  Simple IRA Retirement Plan,  Vacation and Holidays.  Hourly wage to be determined based on experience and knowledge of electrical material.

Hours:   7:30 – 5:00,  Monday – Friday 

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INSIDE SALES REPRESENTATIVE

Department

Sales

Supervisor

National Sales Manager

Location

East Chicago, IN


Position summary

As part of our growth to expand into the US market, we are looking for an Inside Sales Representative. Reporting to the National Sales Manager, you will be responsible to develop leads, drive sales and profit growth by creating the “push” through the development of their customer base while simultaneously creating the “pull” at the end user/supplier level. We are looking for an entrepreneurial candidate who will be part of this great challenge and will be able to go over and above to reach the goal.

Your main responsibilities will be as follow:

  • Develop lists of potential electrical and lighting distributors and Showroom channel (push)
  • Develop lists of potential end user leads in contractor, maintenance and property managers (pull)
  • Cold call and email leads to identify opportunities
  • Working with the Digital Marketing team on insights from calls for ad campaign ideas
  • Relaying competitive product knowledge and industry news
  • Identifying solutions for customers, product trends and who are the current main suppliers (competitors)
  • Researching association and networking events worth participation
  • Track monthly conversion of sales leads and provide corrective action plan for to increase conversion rate
  • Build excellent business relations with potential customers, electrical contractors as well as territory and regional distributors
  • Seeking out market business opportunities in conjunction with our partnering customers
  • Fully participate in all training activities, trade shows, quarterly sales meetings, national sales meetings, etc.
  • Provide market information & pricing trends to Sales Manager
  • Provide lighting expertise and technical support to develop creditability with leads

Required skills and qualifications

Competencies:

  • Initiative, leadership and autonomy
  • Communication skills
  • Team work
  • Sales & Customer Service focus

Qualifications:

  • Min. 5 years of sales experience
  • Lighting or electrical industry experience
  • Education: Degree in commerce, marketing, business administration or other related field
  • Highly Proficient in MS Office

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your resume to hr@standardpro.com

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