Electrical Manager in Birmingham, AL

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

Caliburn International, LLC   •  

Birmingham, AL 35203

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


Not Specified years

Posted 35 days ago

The OCONUS Electrical Manager is a critical part of our site operations team that manages all phases of a construction project (Startup, Execution and Closeout) and is responsible for the overall management of the electrical department to include planning, coordination, scheduling, buyout, installation, quality control, commissioning and closeout.


  • Must have the ability to manage all phases of a construction project (Startup, Execution and Closeout).
  • Must have the ability to review technically challenging drawings and specifications.
  • Must have the ability to perform interdisciplinary coordination with various trades. This includes but not limited to working with BIM to resolve conflicts and proactively providing solutions.
  • Will be responsible for the overall ELECTRICAL BUYOUT for the entire project.
  • Must be able to work with the Project Manager and Construction Manager to develop a detailed project execution schedule.
  • Must be familiar with production rates and have the ability to forecast labor and/or equipment resources.
  • Possess in depth knowledge of IBC, NEC, NICET, and NFPA codes.
  • Have the ability to manage on site drafting team for coordination of utilities and layouts
  • Must be able to develop detailed submittal packages that are compliant with the contract documents.
  • Work directly with the MBGS Safety Manager to ensure all OSHA, EM-385 or Local Safety regulations are strictly adhered to and followed.
  • Must work directly with the MBGS Quality Control Manager to ensure the electrical installation is in accordance with all applicable codes and the contract documents.
  • Must work directly with the Project Manager and/or Project Engineer to develop detail quantity takeoffs, scope statements, schedules to support any contract changes.
  • Will work directly with the Project Engineer and/or Quality Control Manager to write technically accurate RFI's whenever a conflict or issue is identified in the contract documents.

Qualities of a Successful Candidate:

  • Independence - Job requires developing one's own ways of doing things, guiding oneself with little or no supervision, and depending on oneself to get things done.
  • Attention to Detail - Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
  • Innovation - Job requires creativity and alternative thinking to develop new ideas for and answers to work-related problems.
  • Persistence - Job requires persistence in the face of obstacles.
  • Cooperation - Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.
  • Concern for Others - Job requires being sensitive to others' needs and feelings and being understanding and helpful on the job.
  • Self-Control - Job requires maintaining composure, keeping emotions in check, controlling anger, and avoiding aggressive behavior, even in very difficult situations.
  • Achievement/Effort - Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in electrical Engineer or Similar Degreed Program / A combination of Master Electrician License and relevant work experience may be qualifying.
  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years of experience preferably on OCONUS DoD or DoS construction projects.
  • Must possess a current minimum Secret clearance.
  • Master Electrician License.
  • OSHA 30 Hour Certification.
  • The ideal candidate will have started and finished a DoS US Embassy or Consulate Compound and understand the critical elements of all phases. (Startup, Execution, Closeout).
  • Have strong oral and written communications and interpersonal skills.
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Excel, Outlook, BlueBeam or On-Screen Takeoff, etc.) required.
  • Employment is contingent upon suitability, the ability to maintain a clearance and pass physical, background and drug screening.

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

  • Able to lift 50 pounds and carry for 20 yards.
  • Extended overseas postings.

Valid Through: 2019-11-11