Project Manager - Full Time

With a large portfolio of active projects across 9 major market sectors throughout Illinois and the surrounding states, Connelly Electric, Co. is the leading design build & plan/spec electrical contractors in the Chicagoland area. Connelly Electric is seeking an up-and-coming professional who is confident, self-motivated, and passionate about what they do. The function of this role is to work with clients to ensure projects are designed, procured, and constructed within the boundaries of operating guidelines, while conforming to technical requirements and ensuring customer satisfaction.

Essential Duties

  • Plan, prepare and/or review technical specifications, contract documents, and estimates
  • Oversee and provide guidance on projects to internal staff
  • Review electrical drawings and specifications for lighting, power distribution, data/voice cabling, special systems, and fire alarm systems
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to workers and clients
  • Work with superintendents and foremen to plan, organize, and direct activities related to projects
  • Manage jobsite construction and verify that construction is proceeding in accordance with design specs
  • Manage and oversee safety, quality control, permitting and licensing, outage planning, scope change control, progress reporting, and closeout reporting
  • Manage preparation of bid specifications, procurement of material and services, and contractor and vendor performance
  • Update job cost reports including work progress, costs, and scheduling updates
  • Continually seeks opportunities to increase customer satisfaction and develop lasting relationships


Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; or Field experience preferred

  • 3+ years experience preferred
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with all levels of employees, both management and staff alike, vendors, clients, and others
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to meet critical deadlines
  • Ability to be self-motivated, proactive, and an effective team player

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