Electrical Project Executive - Commercial/Institutional at Helix Electric Inc in Oakland, California

Posted in Other 6 days ago.

Job Description:

Helix Electric was founded in 1985 and is now one of the nation's largest and most successful electrical contracting companies. Our commitment to empowering people and powering projects is realized by our exceptional team of dedicated and highly skilled experts working together and never settling for good enough. We are proud of the team-oriented and employee-empowered business approach that defines our unique character. We are looking for passionate, reliable and ambitious talent to join our growing Helix family.

The ideal candidate will have astrong track record on profitability, productivity, quality standards and effective relationship building, while managing a team. Last, but not least, we are seeking a leader who is always keeping an eye out for innovative ways to increase our performance and efficiency on all levels.


  • Drive division profitability through effective project execution of multiple sizable projects.

  • Evaluate and continually improve the systems and processes being used by the department to effectively meet customer requirements and profitability goals.

  • Develop the organization to achieve excellence through continuous improvement. Support lesson learned activity and implement identified initiatives.

  • Ensure high quality engineering, studies, and Helix project delivery.

  • Manage, mentor, and develop your group of direct reports.

  • Responsible for work assignments, hiring, promotions and performance appraisals.

  • Review the overall contractual requirements for all projects and specific process design methodology for individual projects as required.

  • Control department activities for adherence to project requirements.

  • Develop/oversee project management technical and schedule goals, procurement and contractual requirements, personnel assignments and capacity planning.

  • Ensure schedule requirements are met for all projects. Need the capability to readily adjust priorities and milestones based upon changing customer needs, resource availability, and job requirements.

  • Interact with the customer to validate expectations are understood and met before, during and after project completion.

  • Provide oversight for third party construction firms.

  • Manage project review process with particular emphasis on financial forecasting.

  • Proactively and systematically communicate challenges, risks and successes.

  • Coordinate with accounting to invoice per project terms and oversee / negotiate appropriate change orders.

  • Coordinate with legal counsel to provide expertise to resolve contract disputes.

  • Coordinate and manage work across other divisions.

  • Balance internal and external resource loading.


  • 10+ years project management experience in electrical construction overseeing a large portfolio and team.

  • Understand engineering in electric power.

  • Field experience coordinating with construction management.

  • Extensive knowledge of project scheduling, bids, take offs, change orders, and contracts.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop relationships and assist in winning projects.

  • Exceptional communication skills, both oral and written.

  • Exceptional analytical, motivational, and leadership skills.

  • Engineering Degree required, BSEE strongly preferred or Construction Management

  • Journeyman or Master Electrician's license a plus

Helix Electric is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer committed to diversity in our workforce. It is our policy to attract and retain the best-qualified people available, without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or status as a Special Disabled Veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran or other qualifying veteran. Diverse employees/candidates are encouraged to respond. Helix Electric is committed to developing and maintaining a workplace which reflects the diversity of the communities we serve. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled/VEVRAA Federal Contractor.

Vice President, Senior Project Executive, Operations Manager, Construction Executive, Senior Project Manager, PX, Branch Manager, General Manager, GM

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