Assistant Project Manager in Las Vegas, NV at Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/2/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description


The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for assisting in the oversight of construction projects that deliver exceptional results for clients, generate profit, and produce lasting client relationships.

Since 1912, Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc., a subsidiary of MYR Group, Inc, has provided comprehensive electrical construction services to clients throughout the western U.S. Sturgeon Electric has two divisions, offering both power line construction and commercial/industrial electrical construction, making it a full service electrical provider. 

Sturgeon Electric’s Commercial and Industrial (C&I) electrical construction division specializes in large-scale commercial electrical projects, telecommunications, traffic signalization, gas distribution, high voltage distribution service and maintenance to clients. Sturgeon Electric has experience performing projects under Integrated Lean Project Delivery methods, and also offers pre-construction services, in-house pre-fabrication capabilities, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) capabilities 

Essential Functions:

  • Assist Project Manager in a wide range of service management duties
  • Proactively develop effective, efficient solutions to issues that may arise
  • Study bid specifications and drawings carefully
  • Communicate continuously with clients 
  • Deliver on projects in a timely manner
  • Attend networking events and job sites as needed
  • Work to build and maintain long-lasting relationships with clients, vendors and the subcontractor community
  • Coordinate closely with crews, superintendents, and other departments within the company
  • Ensure safety procedures and policies are in place and followed
  • Prepare look-ahead documents and weekly/monthly progress reports
  • Prepare construction schedules in Microsoft Projects and/or Primavera
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Essential functions of this position are to be performed in a Company-designated office or field location
  • Understand and comply with the Company's Code of Business Conduct and Ethics Policy and other industry-specific professional and ethical standards

Job Requirements

Principal Skills:

  • Proficiency with MS Excel, and Word 
  • Superior verbal and written communication skills
  • Superior analytical and organizational skills
  • Superior interpersonal and customer service skills
  • OSHA certifications


  • Minimum 1 year of experience as Estimator or Project Engineer in the electrical construction industry

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field; combination of relevant education and experience considered in lieu of degree

Compensation & Benefits: 

  • Weekly pay via direct deposit. 
  • Comprehensive benefits package - Medical, Dental, Vision, Teledoc, Hearing, Prescriptions, Mental Health, Employee Assistance Plan (EAP), Short Term Disability, Retiree Coverage and Life Insurance under LINECo – (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.  
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing related purchases. 
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (our Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).  
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential.  
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!).  
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.  
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.  
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance. 
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employee and dependents.  

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.   

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.  

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.