Sachs Electric
  • 19-Oct-2017 to 18-Dec-2017 (CST)
  • Automation
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time

DEPARTMENT: Automation (Instrumentation and Controls)

POSITION: Project Manager

REPORTS TO:  Group Manager of Automation

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: Indirect responsibility for field labor management and staff.  




Maintains overall administrative and technical direction for industrial process automation projects with an emphasis on electrical and/or instrumentation and controls. Typical installation of electrical and/or instrumentation in Industrial Processing facilities. Projects include the installation of instrumentation, impulse tubing, instrument air, control system hardware, and associated wiring.  Project Manager may have overall bottom line responsibility for profit and loss, and consequently carry the authority appropriately, and will provide technical and engineering support as required by the projects assigned.





  • Oversee construction to ensure project is constructed in accordance with specifications, design, budget, and schedule. This includes the interfacing with the general contractors, the client's representatives, the owner, if directly with the owner, the architect engineer's representatives, union officials where applicable, subcontractors, if any, and develop good working relationship with field labor and supervision.  Is responsible and has the authority to coordinate and direct all support functions of Sachs Electric.
  • Oversee multiple smaller projects and estimate new projects.
  • Plan and coordinate and supervise activities of all company personnel assigned to the project(s).
  • Authorize and/or approve all project personnel transactions including choice of superintendent, general foremen, foremen, number of people on projects, wages, purchase requisitions, payment approvals, change order requests and estimates thereof, all billing, design assistance, and any other related construction or support activities.
  • With the assistance of the appropriate company officer or NECA, if applicable, negotiate with unions concerning grievances, jurisdiction, market recovery programs, or other labor related issues.
  • Ensures all company client and project policies, procedures, and standards are adhered to and interprets the policies as required.
  • Is responsible for the maintenance of all official project documentation and logs.
  • Responsible for and assists in the implementation/interpretation of safety programs and ensures that all OSHA requirements are met.
  • Provides direction to planning, scheduling and engineering functions as required.
  • Responsible for customer maintenance and other sales and marketing as required or directed.
  • Performs specialized estimating and assists in estimating projects as required by the company's needs.


 Skills and Qualifications:

  • Must have at least 5 years experience in the construction industry.
  • A BS degree in Engineering (preferably Electrical or Mechanical) or Construction Management desired but not required.
  • Must have demonstrated good communication, organizational and leadership skills.


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