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  • Full Time
  • Indiana
  • $95,000 to $120,000

Website Cupertino Electric, Inc.

Cupertino Electric, Inc is seeking a Full-Time Assistant Project Manager – Renewables to work in Indiana or Illinois.

Posting Title: Assistant Project Manager (Renewables)

Location: Frankfort, Indiana / Terra Haute, Indiana / Carmi, Illinois

Salary Range: $95,000 to $120,000

Final determination of a successful candidate’s starting pay will vary based on a number of factors, including market location and may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, education and experience. The pay scale listed for this position is generally for candidates that meet the specified qualifications and requirements listed on this specific job description. We provide a competitive compensation package that recognizes your experience, credentials, and education alongside a robust benefits program to meet your needs. Our compensation reflects the cost of labor across several US geographic markets.

For nearly 70 years, Cupertino Electric, Inc. (CEI) has been powered by people who’ve built a reputation for delivering high-profile, complex projects. Real, tangible things that alter the landscape and improve lives. But even more than that, we’ve built a reputation for integrity. We’re problem solvers and innovation seekers. We’re team players and safety fanatics. And we always—always—do the right thing. Even when no one is looking. Because what we do here is important, but how we do it is everything.

Cupertino Electric has quickly become one of the largest EPC solar companies in California, working with commercial, utility and municipal customers of all shapes and sizes. For decades, CEI has also been the preferred electrical design and construction partner of corporations, institutions and utility companies.

We’re seeking an Assistant Project Manager ready to positively impact a complex construction project. At Cupertino Electric, Assistant Project Managers (APM) are key to coordination between the field team, project team, and our customers. APMs are expected to maintain exceptional working partnerships with vendors and subcontractors and assist in the review and tracking of project activities, including request for proposals, change orders, submittals, tracking logs, and related project documents. You’ll facilitate learning for yourself and others, prepare/drive/document team meetings, and direct the work of Project Engineers and Project Coordinators in partnership with the Project Manager and field team.

You bring innovative and entrepreneurial thinking to a project with prior experience supervising and/or providing guidance to others. You possess technical knowledge and communication skills, which are vital to an Assistant Project Manager’s success. You have experience providing in-house support to Project Managers such as coordinating, tracking quantities complete for billing, and managing project activities and documentation. You bring a willingness to learn and are on the lookout for ways to improve existing processes.

As an Assistant Project Manager (APM) at Cupertino Electric, you will be empowered to learn the skills and competencies required to become a successful Project Manager. APMs have the opportunity to execute Project Manager level activities within the safety of the larger Project Team. This is when all of the deep, technical, and process-guided learning comes into play. Partnered with a Project Manager, through practice and feedback, you will learn the processes, and witness the critical thinking required for strategic project approach, which will in turn set you up for a successful future on your career path. You will be interacting extensively with the CEI Production Team, customers, and vendor and subcontractor partners, giving you opportunities to cultivate relationships and build your professional network.

Any combination of education and experience that, in the sole judgment and discretion of Company, would likely provide the required knowledge, skills and abilities as well as possession of any required licenses or certifications may qualify.

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Business, Engineering, or similar preferred.
  • Licensure/Certifications: None required.
  • Experience: Three (3) or more years of experience specifically as a Project Engineer in electrical construction, or MEP experience in general contracting. Minimum five (5)+ years of related experience, including some time managing smaller projects.
  • Driving Record: Valid state-issued driver’s license and satisfactory driving record.

*Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States. This position is not eligible for sponsorship.

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