Project Manager

MGE Underground is looking for a motivated Project Manager (PM) to join the team and take the lead on a variety of assigned projects. This position will be involved in all phases of the project cycle including estimating, scheduling, design, development, construction, billing and final acceptance. This is a key position to the team as it holds many responsibilities to secure profitable work.

•Create initial schedules, update and maintain weekly
•Coordinate with Superintendents regarding schedules, labor, equipment, materials, subcontractors, suppliers, etc.
•Develop a detailed project plan to track progress
•Measure job performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques
•Ensure resource allocation and availability
•Perform risk management to minimize project risks
•Pre-field job site locations
•Generate submittals, shop drawings and maintain as-built drawings as required
•Create and maintain comprehensive documentation (RFIs, RFQs, CCOs, PCOs, etc.)
•Review and approve project-related documentation and reports (timecards, invoices etc.)
•Understand and ensure compliance with Company safety policies and OSHA standards
•Understand and follow Supplier Diversity requirements
•Manage the relationship with the client and stakeholders
•Establish and maintain relationships with third parties/vendors
•Learn and become proficient in Heavy Job Project Management Software
•Assist Safety Department by promoting safety on all projects, leading by example and conducting Loss Prevention Observations (LPOs)
•Participate in all required meetings
•Perform standby duties if required and other duties as prescribed during abnormal, emergency, or outage conditions (overtime may be required)

•Accepts responsibility for the duties of the position and works diligently toward completing accurate work assignments
•Is punctual and conscientious about work hours and can perform overtime when requested
•Continually develops and recommends more efficient and effective ways of carrying out the duties and responsibilities of the position
•Reviews and abides by established policies and procedures of the Company
•Promotes teamwork through communication and cooperation
•Treats co-workers in a respectful, considerate, and professional manner and considers the personal needs of others
•Promotes safety in every activity and becomes familiar with/abides by NECA, OSHA and the Company's safety rules
•Accepts and adapts positively to changes in your position and within the Company. Develops a commitment to accept ongoing change
•Supports the Company's mission by staying current with information to cultivate and positively project the Company's philosophy and values
•Assists as needed in Company's system emergencies such as bad weather by contacting the Company to offer assistance
•Leads by example, maintains a positive attitude, professionalism, and a supportive environment and practices consistency, fairness, and honesty
•Maintains harmonious, courteous, and understanding relationships with other employees to promote a pleasant working relationship and improved morale. Exchanges ideas, information, and job experiences that will benefit the Company
•Presents a friendly, courteous image of the Company

•B.S. or higher degree in Construction Management/Engineering OR any combination of education and at least five (5) years of experience that demonstrate the knowledge and ability to perform the work
•Previous Project Manager/Estimator experience is a plus
•Valid Class C Driver's License and a clean driving record
•Must be able to pass the pre-employment drug screening and background check
•Ability to use a computer/smart phone/tablet
•Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook

We hire for culture fit based on our core values.

We offer a great fun work environment along with a competitive compensation that includes free employee health/dental/vision, vacation, sick time and 401k retirement benefits.

MGE provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, martial status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. MGE complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

MGE expressly prohibits any form of unlawful employee harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of MGE's employees to perform their expected job duties is absolutely not tolerated.


MGE Underground, Inc. at Electricity Forum

MGE Underground, Inc.

PO Box 4189
Paso Robles, California, United States, 93447

MGE Underground, Inc. is a utility infrastructure contractor serving investor-owned and public utilities throughout California. MGE is in the business of building lasting relationships with customers who demand excellence in performance, safety and quality of work. Their actions are driven by their core values: Safety, Continuous Development, Respect, Integrity, Performance, Trust and Fun. The team aims to provide class-leading service through skilled, engaged employees who understand that their core purpose is to serve the needs of the customer. Doing this safely and efficiently is something for which each employee holds personal responsibility for. The company operates with an open-book management style and has worked hard to create an environment of continuous development, built on a foundation of a purpose-driven corporate culture.

Job Information

Date Posted


Job Type

Full Time

Career Level



Electrical Engineer - Construction



San Jose, California,
United States