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Project Engineer/Administrator Featured

  2021-11-26     VECA Electric & Technologies, LLC     PO BOX 80467  
Description:

Job description

VECA Electric & Technologies has an opening for a Project Engineer/Administrator. This position will be located on-site and report to the Project Manager primarily and to the Controller for all accounting-related responsibilities.

VECA is one of the largest electrical subcontractors in the Pacific Northwest. We have deep roots in the area that are built on long-term relationships that we’ve cultivated with trust and integrity. We believe that true success comes from being able to work together collaboratively for the greater good. Our craftsmanship and unparalleled service are what differentiates us from our competitors regardless of project size.

VECA is full of great people - that’s what makes us a unique company. Our belief in the success of individuals is a core value that allows us to achieve outstanding results. We are confident that given the opportunity, every person will

achieve great things. Each individual has a unique set of strengths. By using those strengths in your own personal way, you will solve problems and experience an enriched life. Our job is to help you believe in your potential and to provide opportunities to step into the role that uses your potential – for your own benefit and for the benefit of VECA.

Position Summary: Responsible for assisting the Project Manager with the completion of all aspects of assigned projects from inception to completion, including estimating through customer invoicing.

Work Location: Principal location will be a job site within the Boise Office with occasional work at job site offices.

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • A minimum of 2 years experience in the construction industry or a degree in a construction-related field.
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office suite, Bluebeam/Adobe
  • Must have strong leadership skills, strong oral communication skills, active listening skills, and excellent writing skills.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively with a variety of personalities.
  • A self-starter who will work proactively with the Project Manager and team

Core Competencies:

  • Strong organizational skills and aptitude for handling details.
  • Ability to adapt to changing environments and to quickly identify priorities and act appropriately.
  • Ability to perform tasks within specific timeframes and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of integrity and confidentiality.
  • Motivation to deliver high-quality results that meet and/or exceed expectations, even when no one is looking.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Major Areas of Responsibility

Project Responsibilities:

• Receives and reviews project requests as directed

• Assists with tracking, auditing and reporting on daily project activity including cost controls, schedule compliance, productivity, quality scope definition, scope additions/deletions as directed

• Creates, submits and tracks change orders under the direction of the Project Manager

• Perform project setup duties as required

• Responsible for maintaining records and reports essential to the effective operation of ongoing projects and assigned areas of responsibility.

• Produce project-based reports internally and externally

• Assist the Project Manager with overseeing the coordination of project scope with Project Team, Operations Department and the Purchasing Department to achieve maximum efficiency and cost management

• Other duties as assigned.

• Assist Field personnel as needed

Invoicing Responsibilities:

• Prepare monthly billings including various documentation required by different General Contractors.

• Review Contract for billing requirements.

• Manage subcontract lien waivers.

• Review job cost transactions and process cost transfers.

• Compile monthly substantiations with all supporting documentation.

• Understand Washington sales tax rules and ensure proper assignment of sales tax codes and rates.

• Work closely with the Project Manager to understand job progression and provide reporting as needed.

• Review job profitability and research any anomalies.

• Review job cost transactions and process cost transfers as needed.

• Manage lien waivers and any other payment documentation to ensure timely payment.

Physical Demands: To perform the essential functions of this job the employee needs to work effectively in a variety of work site scenarios including remote construction job sites. Employee should be able to lift up to 50lbs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position.

Compensation & Benefits:

• Industry Leading Compensation

• Medical/Dental/Vision plan active the month following hire

• Automatic 401K plan participation after 3 months of employment

• Flex plan

• Sick Leave – Accrued at 1 hour for every 40 hours worked. 40 hours of carryover permissible annually.

• 2 weeks’ vacation accrued during the first year with carryover permissible annually.

• Employee Assistance Program

Please submit your resume with all of the following:

• Chronological employment history

• Significant Project/Scholastic Achievements

• Related Professional Education

• References

• Valid Driver’s License

VECA Electric & Technologies is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) employer. We make a special effort to include minorities, women, disabled and veteran candidates in our employment selection pools. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or national origin.

This position will be conditioned upon satisfactory completion of a post-offer drug and alcohol test and the results of a background check. Marijuana is considered a prohibited substance in accordance with VECA’s drug policy.


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