Assistant Project Manager Job at PayneCrest Electric, Lincoln, NE

  • PayneCrest Electric
  • Lincoln, NE

Job Description

Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, PayneCrest Electric, Inc. has been an established leader in providing solution-oriented industrial, commercial, and telecom electrical contracting services for large, complex, engineering-intensive projects for almost 70 years.

Servicing an impressive array of Fortune 500 end-users and multinational corporations, PayneCrest Electric, Inc., is ranked in the top 50 of national electrical contractors (through Engineering News-Record) with over $200M in annual revenue and active project work throughout the country.

We are seeking a motivated and confident Assistant Project Manager for supporting the Project Manager in the hands-on execution of the project. This individual must be focused on developing strong skills in the core competencies of safety, quality, profitability, personal development, labor management and client relations at the project level.


  • Support the Project Manager: take ownership of components of the project as assigned including: change orders, work-in-progress reporting, schedule management, labor management, client interaction, or a designated project scope.
  • Demonstrate Thorough Understanding of the Contract Documents: Review and understand all contract requirements including terms and conditions, scope of work and contract schedule. Identify deliverables and monitor performance to ensure all aspects of the documents are met.
  • Demonstrate Leadership and Mentor: set a positive example for less experience team members and help establish a culture of learning and accountability.
  • Coordinate with internal groups: Coordinate with internal groups such as Engineering, Pre-fabrication, Warehouse / Purchasing, Accounting and Safety to ensure a successful project outcome.
  • Learn and understand the core responsibilities of a Project Manager: In preparation for the opportunity to manage a project independently, the APM must learn key Project Manager skills such as project set-up, project tracking and reporting, project cost management, client relationship management, and providing quality and safety leadership.


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Management or similar major; equivalent industry experience also acceptable
  • 3+ years of relevant job experience (construction Project Engineer)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Experience with Microsoft Access, Bluebeam Revu and CAD/BIM software is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel and/or relocate as needed to support projects throughout the Midwest.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Team oriented
  • Willing to take on large projects.
  • Experience with electrical contracting preferred.


  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Annual discretionary bonus opportunity
  • Competitive benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401(k) with industry-leading company match, flexible spending accounts, phone allowance, PTO, deductible reimbursement, fitness club memberships, etc

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V.

Job Tags

Full time, Contract work, For contractors, Relocation, Flexible hours,

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