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ELECTRICAL DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS (CHICAGO, IL) in Chicago, IL at Delta Construction Partners

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

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Job Description


Base salary is between $100,000 and $220,000 depending on experience. Base salary may be more than this range for candidates with exceptional experience and successful history of performance.

Delta Construction Partners is a national executive search firm for the nation’s premier electrical contractors and industry professionals. Delta has been retained to conduct a search to fill the above position for a confidential client in their Chicago, Illinois area office.

Reasons You’ll Love Working For This Company

  • Company vehicle/allowance, gas card, and iPass
  • Continued growth and reimbursement of authorized training
  • Opportunity to advance within
  • Merit shop/Non-Union
  • 401K
  • Bonus & Profit Sharing program

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Interpret engineering documents
  • Managing projects on estimates you win
  • Handle bids from “cradle to grave”
  • Perform necessary research to produce accurate, complete and competitive pricing
  • Communicate with customers to properly define the project scope, address deficiencies and negotiate pricing
  • Read and thoroughly understand prints, specifications, contract documents and various electrical systems
  • Lead or attend in project meetings, pre-bid meetings and conference calls
  • Complete electrical material takeoffs through the use of software
  • Collaborate with engineers, automation specialists, and I&C Technicians to obtain clarification on plans and specifications for estimates identify and quantify cost factors, such as production time, materials, and labor expense.
  • Manage submittals, budgets, schedules and all other aspects necessary for a successful project

Skills & Requirements

  • Strong employment stability
  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience estimating electrical construction projects with an electrical contractor
  • Must have experience estimating and managing automation and industrial projects and control systems
  • Must have experience successfully and accurately handling bids from takeoff to final presentation
  • Design Build experience
  • Must be able to manage projects on all bids one
  • Knowledge of NEC and local codes and requirements

Preferred but Not Necessary

  • Bachelor’s degree

Please forward your resume to for immediate consideration, or call (727) 258-0265 for more information.

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