Sr. Project Manager in San Jose, CA at CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc

Date Posted: 3/15/2021

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Job Description

CSI Electrical Contractors, Inc. is a full-service electrical contractor headquartered in Santa Fe Springs, California. Established in 1990, CSI delivers a wide range of commercial and industrial electrical construction services with significant experience performing work in the solar, aerospace, healthcare, government and biomedical markets. CSI also has significant self-perform capabilities in electrical system construction and retrofit projects, technology integration, and alternative energy projects, preconstruction services, prefabrication, telecommunications, design-build/design-assist and integrated project delivery methodologies.


The Senior Project Manager is ultimately responsible for the overall direction, completion, and financial outcome for projects of varying size. The Senior Project Manager leads a project management team to deliver exceptional results for our clients, while proactively developing new business opportunities and relationships with current and potential customers. Successful candidates must have over ten years of industry experience and display company core values as found in the CSI Orientation Packet.

Duties and Responsibilities: including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards to mitigate risk and ensure project success and profitability
  • Make difficult decisions regarding projects and the allocation of project resources
  • Assume ultimate responsibility for the outcome of projects
  • Effectively supervise a team in the day to day management of projects
  • Train a project management team in CSI company philosophy and systems
  • Effectively supervise the maintenance of project required logs and tracking systems and take corrective measures as necessary
  • Supervise the preparation of all change orders on the project and assist in negotiating for an overall profitable outcome
  • Maintain all logs required to track the progress of the project
  • Function as a liaison between the field and the client(s) to facilitate effective construction activities
  • Monitor construction activities in conjunction with the General Foreman and/or onsite Foreman to ensure the project is being built on schedule and within budget
  • Investigate any potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures
  • Represent company/project in meetings with client, subcontractors, etc.
  • Manage subcontractor activities including associated costs, schedule, and related change orders
  • Estimate projects as needed
  • Prepare for and attend monthly financial reviews and accurately project profitability to upper management
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts to protect the company’s interest and maintain strong relationship with the client
  • Engage in and promote business development
  • Perform Project Manager duties and responsibilities, as needed

The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind work assignments and to make reasonable accommodations as needed.

This position is classified as exempt meaning more than 50% of the employee’s time is spent performing exempt job duties consistent with this job description. If the employee finds the actual job duties change from those described herein, so the employee is not performing exempt duties more than 50 % of the time, the employee must immediately inform management.

Job Requirements

Qualification Requirements:

  • Estimating experience: Accubid preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, BlueBeam, and understanding of AutoCAD, and Revit
  • Proven experience mentoring and managing others
  • Positive, proactive attitude and strong customer focus
  • Ability to read and understand Architectural, Structural, Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing drawings
  • Extensive knowledge of, and compliance with, all electrical codes, Local Union Labor Agreements, and State Compliance Laws/Regulations
  • Strong organizational and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Ability to work under pressure and adapt to changing job requirements
  • Strong understanding of complex and technical electrical construction and management practices
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, as well as vendors, clients, and others
  • Ability to understand and follow standard operating policies and procedures
  • Ability to perform duties in a professional manner and appearance
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks, changing priorities as necessary


  • A Bachelor’s degree in a construction, engineering, or business related field from an accredited college or university preferred (*)
  • A minimum of ten years’ experience in project management, preferably in electrical construction (*)
  • Knowledge of construction technology, scheduling, equipment, and methods required (*)
  • LEED AP, PE, and OSHA 30 certifications are desired but not mandatory

(*) Can be a combination of trade, education, and relevant work experience

Physical Demands:

  • Frequently works outdoors on uneven surfaces. 
  • May be required to sit or stand for long periods.
  • May be required to stoop, bend, and crouch.

Work Environment:

  • Works in a climate-controlled environment 50% of the time.
  • May work in varying weather conditions: hot, cold, and wet conditions.
  • Frequently works in areas with large industrial equipment subject to high noise levels.
  • May occasionally work in areas with hazardous chemicals.

Salary commensurate with experience.

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