Electrical Controls Project Manager



Electrical Controls Project Manager Austin Texas

The Role: Electrical Controls Project Manager
Location: Austin, Texas  


The Company

Our client is a manufacturer of Control Panels and Relay Rack assemblies. Their facility is located in Austin, Texas and houses state of the art engineering, manufacturing and testing capabilities. This allows them to supply their customers with cost effective solutions while maintaining very competitive lead times.

Their expertise, tooling and volume, coupled with their low labor rates provide for a competitive solution on each and every project.

The Role

In general, the Project Manager is responsible for overseeing, and implementing their assigned projects. The Project Manager is responsible for the financial success as    well as meeting the expectations of the project and client.


  • Reviewing the Proposal in detail, along with Cost Estimate, all Quotes, Contract Drawings, Specifications, and Addendums, as well as any pertinent emails from Estimator
  • Discuss Project with Estimator
  • Select Equipment necessary to meet project requirements while maximizing project This includes looking for alternative equipment options, finding ‘or equal’ equipment at a lower cost, etc.
  • Ensure project requirements, expectations, and deadlines are met
  • Ensure client expectations are met
  • Maintain good relations with clients and vendors
  • Perform all Design of panels and/or system
    • Create Electrical Schematics
    • Panel Layout Drawings
    • Communication Drawings
    • Loop Drawings
    • Or other drawings as applicable
  • Provide Office Manager documentation for preparation of submittals for project, approve and submit final submittals to This may include, but not be limited to:
    • Schedules of Equipment
    • Drawings
    • I/O List
    • Test Reports
    • O&M Manuals
  • Have all equipment ordered by working with Purchasing Department
  • Ensure equipment is ordered at proper times for best delivery while minimizing company cash flow burden
  • Work with Production Manager, Team Leads, and Assembly Technicians to ensure panels are built as This requires daily interaction with personnel while panels are in fabrication.
  • Work with Field Technicians to ensure installation, commissioning and startup activities are accomplished effectively, on time, and within budget.
  • Go on site visits to attend meetings, review work performed, and/or to assist in startup/installation.
  • Close out project documentation, review final billing to ensure all change orders and other costs have been properly invoiced, review final job costing reports, and turn over all required documentation to client.
  • Resolve customer complaints by investigating problems; develop solutions; prepare reports; make recommendations to management
  • Notify Financial Controller and Director of Project Management of any project change orders
  • Any other task, assignments, duty, or projects, as requested by management


  • 5+ years of experience in project management in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent planning, organization, and follow-through skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive and creative problem-solving skills and ability to evaluate options, analyze complex problems, and present possible solutions in a simple, easily understood manner
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and complete multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and deadlines
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a positive, professional attitude


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