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Tri-City Electric Senior Project Manager in Des Moines, Iowa

Tri-City Electric Co. is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager for an immediate opening in Des Moines, IA. The Senior Project Manager will be responsible Provide overall on-site administrative and technical management on mission critical construction projects for our electrical division.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervising total construction effort to ensure project is constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule (includes interfacing with customer representatives, A-E representatives, other contractors, etc.)

  • Planning, coordinating, and supervising on-site functions (scheduling, engineering, material control, and may provide day-to-day direction of on-site administrative staff in accounting, purchasing, etc.)

  • Setting the project’s budgets by working with estimating and preconstruction teams to understand scope and original estimate

  • Overseeing the CFCI and OFCI vendors to ensure procurement and delivery of materials in a timely manner

  • Coaching/mentoring personal and professional development goals for entire site team

  • Ensure all project logs, reports, and documentation are updated and kept current

  • Utilize ERP system to establish monthly projections, cash projections and KPIs

  • Create internal and external reports showing current status, trends, forecasts, earned value, and other contractual deliverables

  • Identify, analyze, and communicate project risks to management and the customer

  • Assist the project management team with all project impacts, constraints, RFI’s, document updates, or any other items that could impact field productivity

  • Responsible for completing the appropriate continuing education

  • Overall responsibility for jobsite safety and team adherence to safety procedures and processes

  • Support/lead team initiatives

  • Initiate, level, and select subcontractor and vendor RFPs

  • Ensure entire team follows the Purchasing Program

  • Estimate and change order reviews as per the Estimating Review Policy

  • Supervising craft employees and/or other contractors as required by the contract

  • Providing technical assistance, e.g. interpretation of drawings, recommending construction methods and equipment, etc., as required

  • Initiating and providing extra work estimating and issuance of change orders

  • Assuming responsibility for productivity of crafts, efficient use of materials and equipment, and contractual performance of the project

  • Fostering and maintaining good morale and positive relationships with customers, field and/or office personnel

  • Participating in calling on and selling customers on potential projects


  • Ability to problem solve and multi-task

  • Attention to Detail

  • Communication Proficiency (Oral and Written)

  • Consideration and Tact

  • Customer/Client Focus

  • Dependability and Trustworthiness

  • Microsoft Office Suite Proficiency (including MS Project)

  • Organization and Self-Motivation

  • Positive Initiative and Judgment


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance, Construction Management, or related industry

  • 10+ years of related experience

  • Equivalent combination of education/experience

  • Proficient in Project Management software platforms

  • Experience with hyperscale data center projects, processes and requirements is preferred but not required

Candidates must possess strong attention to detail, focus on accuracy, solid communication skills, a strong mechanical aptitude, positive initiative and judgement, the ability to problem solve and meet deadlines and the ability to multitask with tact and consideration.

All job offers are contingent upon successful completion of a drug screen and reference check. Tri-City Electric Co. is an equal opportunity employer.