Project Engineer - 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 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. Project Engineer tasks will include assisting the Project Management Department with the intent of growing into the Project Manager role, serving as a liaison between the General Contractor and Electricians. All necessary training provided on site.

Essential Duties

  • Performing drawing takeoffs
  • Estimating materials and labor required for bidding projects
  • Manage contracted projects in the field
  • Ensure contract requirements are being met
  • Managing proposals, submittals, and change orders
  • Requesting and managing documents and drawings required for project closeout


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering 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
  • Willing to educate themselves above and beyond training to gain expertise for a long-term position in the construction industry


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