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Are you ready for an exciting career with J.W. Didado?

Benefits Offered:

    • Health, Dental, Vision Insurance (Employer Paid Premium)
    • 401K Plan with Matching Contribution
    • Life Insurance & Disability Insurance
    • Paid Time Off – Personal, Vacation and Holiday Pay

Please send an email to [email protected] for consideration. Include your resume and cover letter. We only consider IBEW members for all field positions. Thank you!

EOE Statement: J.W. Didado Electric, LLC is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, veteran status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, or disability (in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act) with respect to employment opportunities.

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JOB OPPORTUNITIES

Akron, Ohio

Estimator - Commercial/Industrial

Job Summary 

 We are looking to hire an experienced electrical estimator to determine the approximate costs of various electrical installations for industrial and commercial projects. The electrical estimator’s responsibilities include determining how long each contracting job will last, researching market prices for project materials and equipment, and communicating with clients to determine the scope of each project. You should also be able to identify ways to continually improve cost-estimating procedures to reduce inconsistencies between estimated and actual project costs. 

To be successful as an electrical estimator, you should be detail-oriented and have sound knowledge of electrical codes. Ultimately, an exceptional Electrical Estimator should be adept at reading building plans and demonstrate outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills. 

Responsibilities 

    • Developing a full range of construction cost estimates from Conceptual Design parametric cost estimated to 100% Final Design bid estimates, Construction Phase Change Order Estimates 
    • Preparing a Basis of Estimate that outlines the scope, exceptions, allowance, format, in accordance with client requirements 
    • Develops and/or compiles discipline and multi-discipline material take-offs (MTOs) 
    • Evaluates and/or develops labor rates and subcontract costs 
    • Enters the information into a spreadsheet or database for inclusion in an estimate 
    • Analyze project documentation in order to scope, organize and deliver equipment, material, and labor cost estimates 
    • Develop project specific estimates based on project plans and schedules 
    • Prepare and maintain a Basis of Estimate (BOE) for each project 
    • Perform estimate benchmarking and compile project estimates prior to the internal and external review 
    • Develop the estimate plan and communicate related information 
    • Lead reviews of project estimates with the appropriate engineering disciplines 
    • Ensure that estimates are consistent with client common processes and quality standards and accurately reflect project staffing requirements 
    • Upon award, update estimate to project 
    • Generate award documents for review 
    • Identify areas of importance (milestones, LDs,) of a project and relay to sales team 
    • Facilitate a scope review with the Project Manager and designers 

Qualifications 

    • Education through an accredited JATC or trade school. 
    • Bachelor’s or Associate Degree in electrical engineering or a similar field, a plus, but not required. 
    • 3-5 years of project estimating and or related experience 
    • Strong leadership and managerial skills. 
    • In-depth knowledge of commercial and industrial electrical systems. 
    • Familiarity with state electrical and safety codes. 
    • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills 
    • Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for problem-solving 
    • Able to proactively address potential issues 
    • Able to work independently with little supervision 
    • Highly motivated with a strong work ethic 
    • Reliable, trustworthy, and committed to the team’s success 
    • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks 
    • Able to thrive in a high-volume, deadline-driven work environment 
Estimator - Substation

Job Summary 

We are looking to hire an experienced estimator with experience in HV/MV/Substation/Transmission Projects Utility-Scale, Battery Energy Storage System (BESS), GIS and Renewable Energy and HV/MV Utility Projects. This position will collaborate closely with the preconstruction team, project managers, purchasing, engineering and superintendents.

 Responsibilities (include but not limited to) 

    • Analyze blueprints. 
    • Compiling proposal documents. 
    • Conduct material and labor take-offs for all categories listed above. 
    • Determine the amount, type, and cost of materials and equipment needed for each project. 
    • Determine the amount of labor required to complete each project. 
    • Determine the potential profitability of electrical projects to assist management in making sound bidding decisions. 
    • Provide viable solutions to increase project profitability. 
    • Regularly update cost databases to accurately reflect fluctuating material and labor costs. 
    • Evaluate labor and material costs to determine whether it is more feasible to construct electrical components or sub-contract the construction of components. 

Qualifications 

    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. 
    • Excellent organizational skills. 
    • Effective communication skills. 
    • Exceptional customer service skills. 
    • Detail-oriented. 
    • The ability to interpret blueprints. 
    • Knowledge of estimating software such as: EBM & Accubid 
    • Bachelor’s degree in construction science, engineering, construction management, or years in the trade and prior estimating experience
    Project Assistant - Commercial/Industrial

    Job Summary 

    Responsible for job scheduling, quality control, creating reports, document control, client satisfaction activities and other project management administrative support functions in an assigned division or function. This position facilitates an organized workflow with customers and project team members on assigned projects. 

    Essential Functions 

    Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

      1. Executes project management administrative support functions to push projects forward despite obstacles for on-time and on-budget completion. 
      2. Takes steps to ensure timely completion of bids, documents, and other project tasks to facilitate high level of customer satisfaction. 
      3. Assists with the planning and scheduling of all assigned projects, to optimize efficiencies of labor costs. 
      4. Coordinates and communicates scheduling of field and service technicians with vendors, utility companies and customers. 
      5. Ensures accurate and timely tracking information is entered and maintained in appropriate systems related to estimate data, field data and work requests, and communicates appropriately with project management and other staff members. 
      6. Functions as a primary point of contact for customers requiring service. Ensures product orders are processed appropriately and that work is completed, projects are closed and ready to be billed. 
      7. Ensures all tools, equipment and information is confirmed and all parties are coordinated in preparation for job starts. 
      8. Schedules, monitors, and manages equipment calibration and ensures appropriate equipment is moved from one job site to another on schedule. 
      9. Maintains professional and technical knowledge by establishing solid networks and communicating well with co-workers, customers, project managers, foremen, sub-contractors, vendors, office staff and field personnel. 
      10. Learns from Project Manager and develops skills to read, interpret, and understand electrical contracts, plans, drawings, and specifications. 

    Required Education, Experience and Skills 

      • High School Diploma or equivalent. 
      • Construction project experience. 
      • Minimum 2-5 years of experience coordinating project work or similar role. 
      • Experience providing and coordinating support activities in a fast-paced work environment and organizing large amounts of data into understandable formats. 
      • Strong organizational skills, scheduling abilities and detailed orientation. 
      • Effective problem solving, customer service and time management skills. 
      • Proficient skills in Microsoft Office software applications. 
      • Growth opportunities. 
    Staff Accountant

    Position Description

    Qualified candidate must possess the following skills and experience:

    Bachelor degree in Accounting, 2 to 4 years relevant experience, good analytical and communication skills, have a positive attitude and enjoy a deadline driven fast paced environment.  Must be proficient with Word and Excel and possess an understanding of the monthly close cycle and internal control systems. Experience with Foundations software a plus. Must be able to work cooperatively and independently, be detail oriented, accurate and organized. This position is in Akron, Ohio and individual will report to the Controller. 

    Major Areas of Responsibility

      • Ensure a timely and accurate monthly close through account review / reconciliation of all balance sheet accounts
      • Reporting and special projects as needed

    Specific Responsibilities of the Job

      • Prepare general ledger entries as required by maintaining records and files to appropriate registers, journals and logs
      • Balance and reconciling of all balance sheet accounts
      • Provide detailed analyses and explanations of all balance sheet accounts through monthly closing file preparation
      • Prepare monthly bank statement reconciliations
      • Monthly P-Card upload and analysis to review G/L coding for appropriate ledger classification
      • Reconciliation of intercompany accounts and activity through communication with A/P and A/R department activity
      • Familiarize and understanding of all the balance sheet accounts to maintain the ability to explain the detail of each account
      • Prepare and post equipment transfers and update unit costs monthly
      • Set-up vendors in the accounting system
      • Track and post entries related to meals and entertainment for tax purposes
      • Prepares consolidated internal and external financial statements by gathering and analyzing information from the general ledger system and from departments
      • Answers accounting and financial questions by researching and interpreting data
      • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential
      • Follow our company’s established accounting processes
      • Prepare documentation requested for external audit and corporate office correspondence 

    Additional Attributes for Success as the Staff Accountant

      • Engagement with accounting team, project management team, fleet, estimators, executive management
      • Accurate and well documented workpapers and analysis
      • Effective communication with accounting department leadership and accounting team
      • Problem solving skills
      • Curiosity and a need to improve processes to gain efficiencies
      • Manages deadlines effectively and provides sufficient time for review by others

    Syracuse, New York

    Project Manager - Transmission & Distribution

    Job Summary 

    We are looking for an experienced project manager to take the lead on managing several large-scale distribution and transmission projects from estimate hand off to financial close out. This person will ultimately be responsible for the financial well-being of their projects, change order submittals, invoicing, as-built submittals, etc. The project manager should have experience with the local utilities in NY, their standards, and their field policies and procedures. They should have experience with project financials, profit/loss, forecasting, etc. on projects upwards of $50M. 

    Responsibilities 

      • Track project costs to meet budget
      • Monitor progress and adjust as needed
      • Provide project updates on a consistent basis to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
      • Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
      • Determine and define project scope and objectives
      • Prepare budget based on scope of work and resource requirements
      • Predict resources needed to reach objectives & manage resources in an effective & efficient manner
      • Develop and manage a detailed project schedule and work plan
      • Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
      • Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution
      • Identify and compile change orders as needed, following them from inception through approval

    Qualifications 

      • Bachelor’s degree in construction engineering, business, or a related field suggested, but not required if proofof field management in electrical construction
      • 5-8 years of project management and related experience
      • Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle
      • Proficient with Microsoft Excel
      • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification preferred, but not required
      • Proven ability to solve problems creatively
      • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
      • Excellent analytical skills
      • Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful
      • Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline
    Estimator - Transmission & Distribution

    Job Summary 

    The position of Estimator should be capable of preparing proposals for all types of projects (i.e. transmission, distribution, underground, etc.). An individual in this position shall have experience in their understanding of the means and methods required for completion of various types of construction. A successful Estimator shall be able to complete all required take-offs, Requests for Proposal package reviews, and site reviews required to prepare any proposal. This position will attend project related meetings and site visits when required, complete site visits and scope discussions with assigned Superintendent or his designee, and clearly communicate the project requirements and basis for their estimate during bid reviews. 

    Responsibilities 

      • Complete cost estimates for transmission and distribution projects 
      • Attend field walkdowns with field leadership and customer representatives 
      • Prepare advanced proposals with minor assistance (project schedules, cash flows, execution plans and supporting documentation) 
      • Prepare and deliver formal presentations to prospective customers 
      • Reach out to various subcontractors for pricing, schedules, etc. 
      • Hand off the estimate to the project manager, and be able to explain the proposed execution plan, hours, equipment, etc. in full detail 

    Qualifications 

      • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, math, science, or related field 
      • Proficiency in use of required computer software (Microsoft Suite inclusive of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Visio, Project, OneDrive, along with Online Client Portals and Oracle Primavera P6) – Specifically Microsoft Excel 
      • Proficiency in independently preparing standard proposals. 
      • Good oral and written communication skills relevant to internal and external discussions. 
    Estimator - Commercial/Industrial

    Job Summary 

    We are looking to hire an experienced electrical estimator to determine the approximate costs of various electrical installations for industrial and commercial projects. The electrical estimator’s responsibilities include determining how long each contracting job will last, researching market prices for project materials and equipment, and communicating with clients to determine the scope of each project. You should also be able to identify ways to continually improve cost-estimating procedures to reduce inconsistencies between estimated and actual project costs. 

    To be successful as an electrical estimator, you should be detail-oriented and have sound knowledge of electrical codes. Ultimately, an exceptional Electrical Estimator should be adept at reading building plans and demonstrate outstanding analytical and problem-solving skills. 

    Responsibilities 

      • Complete estimates & proposals for commercial and industrial electrical projects 
      • Evaluating labor and material costs to determine whether it is more feasible to construct electrical components or sub-contract the construction of components. 
      • Regularly updating cost databases to accurately reflect fluctuating material and labor costs. 
      • Analyze blueprints 
      • Determine the amount, type, and cost of materials and fixtures needed for each electrical project 
      • Determine the amount of labor required to complete each project 
      • Determine the potential profitability of electrical projects to assist management in decision making 
      • Providing viable solutions to increase project profitability 

    Qualifications 

      • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, math, science, or related field 
      • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
      • The ability to interpret blueprints 
      • Knowledge of estimating software such as: EBM & Accubid 
      • Excellent organizational skills 
      • Effective communication skills 
      • Exceptional customer service skills 
      • Detail-oriented 
      • Certification through the American Society of Professional Estimators (ASPE) or the Association for the Advancement of Cost Engineering (AACE) International is advantageous 
      • Valid electrician’s license is helpful, but not required 
    Service Manager - Commercial/Industrial

    Job Summary 

    We are looking for a commercial service manager to run the day-to-day operations of our commercial service division in Syracuse, NY. This person will be responsible for managing and scheduling several crews and jobs in the surrounding area, maintaining relationships with clients and local vendors, as well as work with the office team to accurately update project costs, change orders, invoices, etc. This person should hold an IBEW Local 43 ticket and have experience running multiple crews. 

    Responsibilities 

      • Manage several crews on commercial and industrial projects 
      • Field and schedule service calls 
      • Designing and implementing work schedules for the electrical staff 
      • Providing motivation and assistance when necessary 
      • Inspecting and assessing the work done by the electrical staff 
      • Reading and interpreting design schematics to ensure the proper installation of electrical systems 
      • Troubleshooting major system failures and equipment malfunctions 
      • Repairing and maintaining electrical equipment 
      • Overseeing the purchasing and maintenance of electrical equipment on-site 
      • Ensuring the work is completed on schedule and to code 
      • Maintaining a safe and clean work area 
      • Consulting with builders, architects, and other workers on-site 

    Qualifications 

      • Valid electrician’s license 
      • Proven work experience as an electrical supervisor 
      • Strong leadership and managerial skills 
      • In-depth knowledge of commercial and industrial electrical systems 
      • Excellent communication skills 
      • Familiarity with state electrical and safety codes 
      • Advanced troubleshooting skills 

    The J.W. Didado Family

    Since its founding in 1958, J.W. Didado, a Quanta Services Company, has grown into one of the largest and most successful electrical contracting companies in the country.  Our employees take pride in their work and succeed by working as a team to serve the needs of our customers. We only accept IBEW members.

    The J.W. Didado Team

    J.W. Didado’s more than 750+ employees average almost 30 years of service and have the expertise and experience that enables them to handle any job, large or small and to excel under the most difficult conditions.

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    Competitive Compensation & Benefits

    The company offers a competitive compensation and benefits program and provides the training and advancement opportunities that enable our team members to earn and enjoy successful careers.

    Professional Work Environment

    J.W. Didado employees work in a safe, inclusive environment that fosters teamwork, productivity, and career advancement. 

    New Hire Programs

    As our work force grows we take the initiative to ensure that J.W. Didado’s culture is communicated to each new hire. 

    Safety

    Our new-hire orientation covers the company’s expectations for safe work practices and reviews safety policies and procedures.

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    Job Preparation

    Our implementation of human performance and behavior-based safety programs equips workers for success when they head to the field.

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