1+ months

Project Manager

Kelowna, British Columbia V1X 7K1

We have an opening for a Project Manager in our Kelowna office.


  • Responsible for the overall execution of underground/overhead electrical distribution and street lighting turnkey design build projects (4kV to 25kV)
  • Accountable for the on-budget and on-schedule delivery of concurrent turnkey projects from client engagement through design and construction to energization while maintaining a high degree of quality
  • Preparation of takeoffs, estimates and proposals inclusive of engineering, materials procurement, and construction for turnkey projects
  • Management of materials inventory
  • Occasional off-site meetings, site visits and field inspections
  • Coordination with customers, municipal authorities, other utilities and various projects stakeholders for project execution
  • Project schedule, cost and communication management and reporting
  • Proactively consult and develop solutions for clients to suit their business needs
  • Clearly communicate with clients and project stakeholders to mitigate project risks and expectations
  • Project acquisition, sales and customer relationship building
  • Peer mentoring and training with other team members
  • Other duties as required




  • Strong attention to detail, problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and manage competing priorities with schedule and budget constraints
  • Client focused interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong business relationships
  • Proficient verbal and written English language skills
  • Confident collaborative skills and willingness to liaise with other disciplines
  • Commitment to safety and ethical practices

 A few qualifications that would help you succeed:

  • Electrical Engineering Technology Diploma or Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from a recognized college or university
  • PMP designation through PMI Institute
  • Electrical distribution, substation, transmission, or street lighting design experience (both underground and overhead)
  • Experience in residential and commercial subdivision site servicing from participating in a utility turnkey program
  • Experience with BC Hydro or FortisBC
  • Experience with AutoCAD, Microstation, PLS-CADD, ArcFM or AGI32 software packages

Primary offers a highly competitive compensation package including, competitive salaries, bonuses, Health & Dental benefits, Health Care Spending Account, flexible work schedules, paid vacation, Company Matching RRSP, and several career and professional development opportunities.

If you are ready for a new challenge and want to make a difference in the industry, please send your resume in confidence to careers@primaryeng.com

**Please Note, you must be a Canadian Citizen or have a valid work permit**

We thank all candidates for their application however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

*Please see www.primaryeng.com for this and other positions we are recruiting.



  • Engineering
Posted: 2023-04-25 Expires: 2023-06-09

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