1+ months

Construction Project Manager

Adams Electric Company
Charlotte, North Carolina 28269
  • Payrate
    $80,000 To $115,000 Yearly
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Company Description - Adams Electric is committed to exceeding our clients’ expectations. We add value to our clients through our passionate team committed to achieving excellence and creating relationships built to last. We know our associates are our best asset. Therefore, we invest in our associates by providing skilled training programs and opportunities for professional growth. By creating a culture based on safety, teamwork and trust; our associates have the confidence, training and knowledge to build a successful and long-lasting career at Adams Electric. 

General Position Summary 
Adams Electric Company is seeking a dynamic, experienced and passionate Project Manager. Join our outstanding team of skilled project managers and our operations team to build exciting projects making an imprint on the community for future generations.

  • Accountable for the management of assigned projects including the installation, performance, profitability, and ultimately adding value to multiple projects.
  • Performs all work within an established time frame and ensures that work is done in conformance with quality work standards, projected man-hours, within established Company guidelines and regulatory compliance requirements.
  • Schedules, participates in and/or conducts project meetings.
  • Manage the project, supervisors and workers in accordance with the policies and procedures established by Adams Electric.
  • Collaborate with Human Resources in the recruitment of a qualified and skilled workforce



  • Directly responsible for planning/preparing all contract administration, executing and directing project activities, and developing or maintaining client relationships.
  • Responsible for job setup including but not limited to: Creating job cost budget, creating Schedule of Values, re-estimate, review and executing subcontracts, review and executing purchase orders with accurate BOMs, etc.
  • Responsible for pricing and procuring subcontractor packages related to Adams scope of work.       PM is responsible for ensuring that subcontractor scopes are consistent with documents (drawings, specs, bid package) and that subcontractor is capable of completing work.
  • Responsible for pricing and procuring major material packages (particularly Switchgear, Lighting and Commodities) related to Adams scope of work. PM is responsible for ensuring that subcontractor scopes are consistent with documents (drawings, specs, bid package) and that subcontractor is capable of completing work.  
  • Responsible for procuring, submitting and managing submittal process related to Adams scope of work.


  • General oversight for VDC/BIM related to specific project.
  • Work with Project Operations Manager and VDC/BIM Manager to create a VDC/BIM plan for the project including, but not limited to, layout lead, schedule for coordination and schedule for drawings.
  • Assist Superintendent with BIM layout efforts for prior to the project.
  • Review drawings regularly with VDC/BIM Manager and Superintendent throughout process to ensure quality control in terms of content and constructability.


  • Work with Superintendent, Construction Resources Director and Project Operations Manager to create and maintain pre-fabrication plan for the project 
  • Work with Superintendent on managing delivery of pre-fabrication assemblies and installation schedule 
  • Constantly explore opportunities for pre-fabrication in all pieces of work 

Material Management / Jobsite Logistic      

  • Oversight and responsibility for creating and maintaining material management and logistics plan related to current project(s). This includes defining and managing each piece of the process including, but not limited to, determining material needs, ordering material, receiving material and organizing material.
  • Responsible for ensuring a quality control plan to ensure all material meets project specifications.
  • Work with Superintendent, Field Operations Manager and Project Operations Manager to develop materials management and jobsite logistic plan prior to the project starting
  • Work with Superintendent, Field Operations Manager and Project Operations Manager and Vendor Partners to implement plan and adjust plan throughout the course of the job.
  • Responsible for procuring, managing and maintaining equipment on project including, but not limited to, company vehicles, equipment rentals, company tools and leased tools


  • Oversight and responsibility for creating and maintaining schedule related to current project(s). This includes organization of current crews and manpower projections throughout the project.
  • Work with Superintendent, Field Operations Manager and Project Operations Manager to develop field organization chart for project
  • Work with Superintendent and Field Operation Manager to update schedule and manpower projection weekly. 

Subcontractor Management

  • General oversight of all subcontractor’s scope of work
  • Responsibility for ensuring all submittal deliverables are completed in a timely manner
  • Responsible for monitoring subcontractor’s manpower to meet project schedule
  • Responsible for ensuring all subcontractor work is being executed to meet all project requirements
  • Responsible for managing the billing process for individual subcontractors


  • Work with Superintendent to create and maintain Safety plan related to current project(s). This includes defining and managing each piece of the process including, but not limited to, daily reports, PPE management, accident management, etc.
  • Work with Superintendent Onsite Safety Manager to develop safety plan specific to project
  • Work with Superintendent, Field Operation Manager, Onsite Safety Manager, Foreman's to ensure that project is adhering to both the project-specific safety plan and Adams Electric company standards.

Quality Control

  • Work with Project Superintendent to create and maintain QA/QC plan related to current project(s). This includes defining and managing each piece of the process including, but not limited to, specification and code compliance, internal punch list management, general contractor punch list management and owner/design team punch list management
  • Work with Project Superintendent and Onsite QA/QC Manager to develop QA/QC plan for a project
  • Work with Project Superintendent, Field Operation Manager and QA/QC manager to ensure that project is adhering to both project specific QA/QC plan and Adams Electric company standards, testing and documentation
  • Responsible for reviewing and analyzing project documents; plans and specifications; directing construction activities; resolving construction challenges; coordinating field installations and project closings; and developing and maintaining client relationships, all within project cost, time and quality standards.
    • Material and Equipment Tracking Procurement
    • Preparation of RFI (Request For Information)

Cost/Change Management

  • Review, price and manage all project scope and coordination changes. Ensure that all pricing is submitted in a manner that meets Adams, GC and owner standards for the project.
  • Track and follow-up on status of open change orders.
  • Prepare and submit WIP review with operations management team monthly progress and cost tracking reports, including "cost to complete estimates". These reports should be in the format specified by operations management, must be professional and accurate, and must show good management skills.
  • Project Managers are expected to understand and be able to speak to the following monthly:
    • Job set up – complete and correct.
    • Contract amount and contract billings
    • Approved and pending change orders
    • Costs to date - correct job, correct task code
    • Hours to date / Hours to complete, manpower projections
    • % billed vs. contract; % of hours used vs. estimated hours;  % total direct cost to date vs. total estimated cost. 
    • Purchase Orders 
    • Estimate of project completion date
    • Review any issues with regard to open Accounts Receivable
    • Monthly manpower projections
    • Key schedule milestones (Underground Start, Steel Start, Permanent Power, Conditioned Air).


  • Develop relationships and build the trust of owners, owner representatives, architects, engineers, trade contractors, vendors and others who are associated with project related activities.
  • Serves on various committees and participates in special trade-related activities and events.


  • BS/Construction Management or equivalent studies/experience
  • 5-10 years of experience in Project Management with an Electrical Contractor
  • Proven people management, process management, and performance management skills
  • Knowledge of financial software, accounting practices, change order pricing, and billings
  • Strong budget tracking, labor tracking, and scheduling skills
  • Ability to review drawings for change order pricing and material procurement
  • Proficiency in information analyzation and budget setup
  • Strong written, communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to multi-task and recollect past projects
  • Spectrum experience a plus
  • Estimation software a plus
  • Experience in the electrical field a plus
  • Leadership skills – ability to motivate other team members
    • Functions effectively as part of a team
    • Self-Motivated by inner goals
    • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times
    • Positive “can do” attitude is a must 

Work Environment/Job Conditions

This job requires frequent sitting, often working on a computer. Due to computer usage, repetitive motions of the hands, fingers and wrists may occur.

He/she must be able to navigate a jobsite and is expected to be able to comply with all safety regulations in the office and on the job site.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by people assigned to this classification.

Required Skills – Associate Degree and/or relevant work experience within the Construction Industry may also be considered in lieu of a degree. Proficiency in Excel, Word, PowerPoint; Bluebeam Revu, estimating and scheduling software a plus.

Other Duties - Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Salary Details

Salary is dependent upon knowledge, skills, abilities and years of experience specific to the electrical construction industry. 



  • Construction
Posted: 2021-03-26 Expires: 2021-05-10

Adams Electric Company

Since 1928, Adams Electric has been delivering superior quality and exceeding our client’s expectations throughout the Southeast.  Adams Electric has evolved from a small family company into an industry leader with over 400 associates.  Adams is a third generation family owned and operated business.   We believe in building trust through our performance.  We build this trust through our highly skilled workforce that is passionate about our industry and stands ready to accept the challenges of any new project. 

Our associates are our most valuable asset.  We believe that increasing the skill level of our associates is paramount to our success.  We are committed to ongoing training at all levels for all associates.  The Craft Training Program, which includes conduit bending and commercial wiring, is offered periodically in all office locations.  Electrical code classes are conducted often by a licensed electrical inspector.  Adams Electric provides a certified apprenticeship program for employees through the Construction Education Foundation of the Carolinas called “The Wheels of Learning.”  Our project managers and estimators meet routinely with the job foremen to share knowledge and develop a thorough understanding of each project from the pre-construction phase to the jobsite completion final review of each project.

Ensuring the safety of our associates is a vital aspect of our operations.  Adams Electric’s commitment to safety is built into the structure of our organization.  Above all, our associates' safety must be the first priority when planning each and every project.  The management team provides training and literature to all associates for the safety practices in the performance of their duties.  Each associate is to adhere to the guidelines and to work in a safe manner that does not endanger them or their fellow associates.  Each associate receives “site specific safety” training on every project and remains committed to operating procedures and safety methods while staying focused on the client’s project goals and schedule requirements. 

Adams Electric is composed of an experienced team of project managers, pre-construction team, electricians, foremen, staff and project administrators that are committed to exceeding each client’s expectations.  We strive to always be the best.

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Construction Project Manager

Adams Electric Company
Charlotte, North Carolina 28269

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