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Vice President / Senior Project Manager - Electrical Contractor

Job Title
Vice President / Senior Project Manager - Electrical Contractor
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Near O'Hare Airport ,  IL
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Company Information:
  • Well established contractor, in business over 50 years
  • Closely held with family owners engaged in the business
  • Safety is the #1 priority company-wide
  • Large-scale, landmark Chicagoland projects in a variety of markets
  • Maintains exclusive, long-term relationships with customers
  • Leaders in technology and training offer competitive edge
  • Company headquartered near O’Hare airport
What the Company Offers You:
  • Potential Ownership in 3-5 years
  • Lead and mentor junior staff members
  • Report directly to the President who welcomes ideas on how to improve
  • High-impact role, shaping future of the business
  • Emphasis on employee well-being and mental health
  • Relaxed company culture with consistent daily schedules (7AM to 3:30PM)
  • Work from home options
  • Company pays 100% of Employee Medical, Dental, Vision 
  • Long Term Disability Package, Life Insurance, 401K, and Profit-Sharing Bonus Plan
Your Role with the Company:
You will have a critical role in developing customers, identifying & estimating projects, and managing a variety of high-profile, commercial projects across the Chicagoland area.  Projects include tenant improvement and ground up construction of high-rise office, retail, hospitality, and other electrical project types ranging from $200K to $15m+.  You will also drive continuous improvement and offer ideas and input on how to improve processes, reporting directly to the President.  This also involves managing and mentoring junior staff members as the firm seeks to identify the next generation of leadership.  

Background Profile:
  • 6+ years’ experience in electrical project management OR estimating
  • Background in managing a variety of commercial projects
  • Exposure to digital estimating software helpful
  • PMP Certification and/or bachelor’s degree preferred
About DK Cole and the Process:
DK Cole is a privately-owned executive search and consulting firm, specializing in construction, and we have been hired on retainer to conduct this confidential search by the client company.  We will share all the details on our client company during the initial phone call, if the role makes sense for you, and your qualifications are suitable.  Maintaining your confidentiality is a priority, so your resume will only be submitted at your approval and direction.  We will keep you updated at every step in the process and appreciate your time and consideration of this opportunity.  Please send your resume in Word, including a personal email address and mobile number where we can text or leave voicemails for you during 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. hours. 

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