Contracting Project Manager

  • Location: Byron Center

Job Purpose

Using our mission statement as a guide, the Contracting project manager is directly responsible for the supervision of individuals or teams to accomplish assigned projects on time, within budget, in a safe manner, and at a desired level of quality.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Balance time between supervisory duties (coordination, documentation, and organization)
  • Direct employees in a specific task or function on a specific construction project
  • Thoroughly understands project drawings and specifications
  • Order material and equipment
  • Implement and maintain Personal Marketing Plan (PMP)
  • Responsible for promoting project safety at each work site and verifying adherence to MIOSHA, GC, and Buist standards
  • Document project progress and activities
  • Responsible for crew production and quality of workmanship
  • Responsible for verifying project installation per code and specifications
  • Manage project costs - responsible for overall profitability of each project
  • Evaluate employee performance
  • Responsible for review and enforcement of company policies as outlined in Buist standards
  • Review and approval of all project billings
  • Construction document and scope of work administration


  • Minimum high school diploma
  • Minimum 10 years of electrical trade experience preferred
  • Current Journeyman or Master Electrician license
  • Strong code, product, and installation knowledge
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organization and planning skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and Spectrum ERP
  • Ability to interact and work well with others
  • Ability to effectively multitask
  • Effective problem-solving skills
  • Strong understanding of construction safety
  • History of demonstrating positive leadership skills

    Work Hours

    • Hours are typically Monday through Friday
    • Hours are typically 1st shift
    • Typically 45 hours per week

    Work Conditions

    • Typically working in a temperature-controlled office environment

    Physical Requirements

    • Able to lift up to 15lbs

    Direct Reports

    • Project Foremen
    • Project Administrators

    Buist Electric is a multi-dimensional contractor. We specialize in electrical construction, service, testing, automation, low voltage, audio visual, and outdoor utility installations. We are well known in our industry as a top place to work with a strong company culture, competitive wages and an unparalleled benefit package.

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