Senior Project Manager - Large Construction Projects

Job Locations US-NV-Reno
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/13/2023 1:50 PM)
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Senior Project Manager – Large Construction Projects


IME is seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our growing team!

  •  Do you have the desire, skills, and a proven strategy to lead a winning team?
  • Do you love the challenge of finding unique solutions for complex commercial and industrial electrical projects?
  • Does the idea of growth and expansion motivate you?
  • Are you a team player who is ready to take on the responsibility of a prime role in a growing company?

Then come join us at IME’s Reno, NV location, nestled on the eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada Mountains.  With its excellent weather and endless list of outdoor adventures, Reno is a vibrant region where you can grow your career, enjoy an active lifestyle, and be part of a growing city filled with endless possibilities!


The Senior Project Manager leads the project planning and scheduling, resource allocation, and project accounting on a variety of large commercial and industrial electrical projects. Ensuring compliance with quality standards is a top priority! Senior PM will collaborate across departments and manage a team. 


Key Responsibilities:

  • Project Planning:  Develop comprehensive project plans, including project scope, objectives, deliverables, and timelines. Identify and allocate necessary resources, both human and material, to ensure successful project execution. Coordinate and manage the project team including subcontractors. Assign tasks, set clear expectations, and provide guidance to ensure efficient resource utilization and adherence to project milestones. Continuously monitor project risks, resolve issues promptly, and adapt plans as needed to minimize project disruptions.
  • Quality Control:  Implement and enforce quality control procedures to ensure that construction projects meet the highest standards. Conduct regular inspections and collaborate with stakeholders to address any quality-related concerns. Continually monitor the progress of the construction activities and hold regular status meetings with the project team.  Keep the project running on time, ensuring that construction activities move according to the project schedule.  Ensure project documents are complete.
  • Budget Management: Manage the project financials, including forecasting and cost control, as well as minimize exposure and risk in the project.  Review and negotiate client contracts including terms and conditions, dates, and services.  Monitor optimum utilization of resources including labor, materials, and equipment. Quantify cost and/or schedule impacts associated with changes in project design and construction and notify all project stakeholders of the changes.
  • Collaborative Leadership: Oversee a team of project managers, providing leadership, vision, and mentorship to the team.  Promote a positive culture, drive collaboration and excellence, and ensure projects are executed to focus on safety and quality.  Establish strong relationships with clients and other project stakeholders. Proactively address client concerns, provide exceptional customer service, and ensure client satisfaction throughout the project lifecycle.
  • Industry Networking: Act as a brand ambassador for the company, promoting its values and expertise in the electrical contracting sector.  Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, vendors, and other stakeholders to ensure successful project outcomes.  Demonstrate the highest level of integrity and ethics with internal and external stakeholders.


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Strong ability to complete due diligence and risk assessment.
  • Impeccable integrity and ethics with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of building construction, materials, systems, market conditions and trade practices
  • Excellent communication skills – the ability to articulate a message, be persuasive, and explain complex information to audiences with varying levels of technical knowledge.
  • Willingness to travel to various construction sites on a frequent basis.

 Demonstrated accomplishments in the following areas:

  • Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Office Suite, Procore, BlueBeam, and Accubid.
  • Proven ability to manage large construction projects consistently and effectively to completion, on time, and within budget.
  • Strong understanding of electrical construction in a large-scale commercial environment
  • Build relationships with clients, subcontractors, and suppliers to stay informed of market trends.
  • Thorough understanding of safety standards in electrical construction.

 Education & Experience:

  • 10+ years of industrial and/or commercial electrical project management experience, required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, related degree, or equivalent combination of skills and training, preferred.

Working Conditions:

The majority of the time you will work in a typical office environment, the remainder of the time you will be on construction job sites. When on construction job sites you will encounter typical construction conditions including extreme temperatures, noise, dust, mud debris, welding, leading edge, trenching, and shoring, sometimes in a confined space. You may be required to visit multiple locations during any one day.


Benefits Overview:

IME provides an industry-leading comprehensive benefits package. Full-time employees are eligible to choose from a variety of healthcare coverage options, which become effective the first of the month after hire. In addition, employees are offered a substantial amount of PTO and are immediately eligible to make contributions to a generously matched and fully vested 401k. 


Salary Range:  

$115,000 - $145,000


*Final salary and rates are based on education, experience, skills relevant to the role, and internal equity.*


Established in 1946, IME is part of Quanta Services, the largest specialty contractor in North America. We base our business model on always doing the right thing and pride ourselves in finding the best processes and practices in everything we do. As an electrical contractor, we install and service the power and lighting to commercial and industrial buildings in the Western US.


The statements included in this job description are not intended to be all-inclusive and other duties may be assigned as required.

Intermountain Electric, Inc. (IME) is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants and to creating an environment free of discrimination and harassment.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


IME will provide reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees who are qualified for a job so that they may perform the essential duties of the position. 



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