Are wanting to work with the most diverse electrical contractors on Vancouver Island? Our work ranges from the far north in Old Crow to Bella Bella and from Port Hardy to right here in Courtney.
Do you enjoy managing electrical projects and developing people to reach their full potential?
Do you enjoy creative problem solving?
Are you wanting to be part of dynamic leadership team?
Do you work well under pressure?
Osprey Electric has a new career opportunity for an established position of Project Manager, in our Campbell River office. We have a retiring project manager who is looking to sail into the sunset in the near future. In this position you will be assigned to a specific division in Osprey Electric and the work will be provided from our sales and estimating teams. One of our project or service coordinators will provide you with administrative assistance and will report directly to the North Island Construction Manager.
A typical day will consist of responding to customer requests for changes to pricing, checking on crews to make sure everything is running smoothly and ensuring material is coordinated for different job sites. This dynamic job role might have you spending the morning in the office and onsite in the afternoon. You might be meeting with potential customers for a coffee or visiting one of our remote jobsites and reviewing the install needs with the crew. You will be constantly balancing a wide-ranging workflow inside and out of the office.
Success will be measured based on the customer responses of your division, staff engagement, quality of workmanship on projects, and gross margin targets for your projects and division. You are responsible for electrical design and providing pricing options to our customers. We are customer focused company – they drive the ship.
This position will need a self-motivated person, driven to deliver an exceptional customer experience while motivating leadership for our field crews.
The project manager will take on existing projects within this division which consist of a broad range of residential, commercial and industrial work for the North Island. The successful candidate will help us further develop our residential custom home market share in the North Island complementing a similar strategy we have already successfully executed in the Central Island.
Responsibilities will include:
Financial oversight of your division
Estimating and design assist on a wide array of electrical construction projects.
Change Management – including pricing, negotiating and design.
Strategic Planning and Leadership for your division– evaluation of competing priorities to provide best way forward.
Ordering and pricing material.
Developing and empowering your site Foremen/Forewomen.
Strong electrical construction knowledge
Strong communication and interpersonal Skills
Decisive effective leadership
Effective negotiation and confliction management skills
Financial and construction math competency.
Red Seal Electrical Certification
FSR B or A
Competence Excel and Outlook
Competence with PDF program software - Bluebeam
Experience with electrical estimating software– Accubid Suite of Software
Extended health plan after 3 months
5% RRSP matching after one year
Cell and vehicle allowance
Competitive salary based on experience starting at 75K and up.
Optional monthly soft skills training and additional professional development as needed.
Laptop and any other needed tools
Private office in our Campbell River branch
Self-driven flexible schedule – Option to partially work from home and/or office. We do not manage your time - you do.
Working with a company that celebrates work life balance.
Clear tangible (challenging!) goals for success.
Diverse leadership team committed to mentorship and continuous improvement.
Opportunities for future career growth.
Work for one the most in demand electrical contractors on Vancouver Island. Well established brand and customer base.
Osprey Electric was established 11 years ago in 2012. We are locally owned and have grown to be one of the largest electrical contractors on Vancouver Island. We pride ourselves with having a great company culture which results in an exceptionally high staff retention rate and we have the awards to prove it. We have won Contractor of the Year award in 2021 for Vancouver Island, Employer of the Year for Vancouver Island 2022, and Employer of
the year for 2023 in Oceanside Area. We operate through our core values and any successful candidate will need to embrace our ethos as a company for long term success.