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Project Manager- Refinery

J.F. Electric

Jul 28, 2020

Position Details

  • Work Location: Edwardsville, IL
  • Employment Type: Full Time
  • Salary Range: compensation commensurate with experience
  • Required Education: College


Summary of Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Estimate new projects
  • Proactively manage and track projects, using project tracking logs, from winning the bid to completing the work in conjunction with leadership team and Foremen
    • Establish project objectives, performance and quality standards and lays out the project plan in accordance with contract specifications
    • Assign work
    • Initiate and maintain contact with customers and other people to facilitate project activities
    • Monitor and control projects; provide direction to onsite foremen to drive schedule and adhere to established budget and profitability goals
    • Represent the company in project meetings and attend strategy sessions
    • Work with contract administrators
  • Complete project reports with assistance from project foreman
    • Documents decisions and agreements, project WIP, design changes, customer specifications, and accomplishment of goals
    • Provides reports on work progress, costs and scheduling; reports overruns as soon as possible
  • Comply with, enforce, and support J.F. Electric safety philosophy, safety training, safety manual and OSHA
    • Ensure all assigned personnel use/wear all appropriate personal protective equipment and tools
    • Foster an environment where safety is expected; correct unsafe behavior immediately and consistently
    • Diligently monitor safety in all situations; proactively work to prevent accidents and injuries at all times
    • Stop work that is being performed in an unsafe manner
    • Take corrective/disciplinary action for repetitive safety violations
    • Reinforce safety rules and the importance of everyone going home safely in meetings, toolbox talks, JSAs, and other opportunities
  • Ensure adherence to customer/owner project requirements
  • Manage project red-lines and submit at completion
    • Scan and keep digital copies of red-lines
  • Assist with management of J.F. Electric on-site fleet and rental equipment
  • Some travel possible
  • Other duties as assigned or prudent

The person in this role will uphold the culture of J.F. Electric on company premises or at company sponsored events.


Required Education, Experience or Background: 

  • Heavy Industrial Refinery experience required
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Construction Management or completion of an apprenticeship program
    • Experience in lieu of a degree will be considered, but is at the discretion of leadership
  • Strong leadership and influencing skills required
    • Negotiation skills
    • Critical thinking skills
    • Presentation experience                                             
  • Ability to adhere to a schedule and reliably show up for all scheduled shifts on time
  • Strong skills with organization, communication, and attention to detail
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Accubid


Physical Requirements of the Role:

  •  Potentially climb ladders or scaffolding to perform inspections
  • Occasionally work in confined spaces
  • Sit, stand, walk, kneel, stoop, crawl, climb or balance may be required to perform inspections on job sites
  • Must be able to identify color and distinguish textures both close up and at a distance

Company Information


J.F. Electric is an electrical contractor that’s in the business of creating connections — providing engineering expertise, backed up by a construction and installation know-how in a diverse range of service offerings — from utilities and commercial projects to industrial and telecommunications customers. Our smart solutions deliver value from pre-planning to long after the project is complete.

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