Houle Electric Limited
  • 22-Sep-2017 to 24-Nov-2017 (PST)
  • Burnaby, BC, CAN
  • Full Time

About Houle:

Houle is BC's most trusted name in electrical contracting. Founded in 1944, Houle prides itself on a tradition of excellence for our industrial, commercial and institutional customers. Houle is highly sought, not only for electrical construction and 24/7 service, but also for security and life safety, network systems, industrial capability, power quality,  building controls automation, audio visual, and lighting.

About the position:

Currently, we are seeking a Project Manager / Estimator to join our Security team in Burnaby, BC.

The successful candidate will report directly to the Division Manager and will work closely with the field team (superintendent, foremen, and installers) and with the assigned office support (coordinators, designers, technicians, and accounting) to achieve project performance, budget and schedule targets.


  • Demonstrated ability to sell Security related products and services
  • Experience working within the BC Security Industry and familiarity with local Consultants and Architects
  • An acceptable combination of 3 5 years relevant education/training and project management experience.
  • Security system trades qualification and/or electrical trades qualification.
  • Project estimating experience. Familiarity with Accubid software (Accubid Pro, Change Order) an asset
  • Solid technical knowledge including at least one major Access Control, CCTV, and an integrated/unified security platform.
  • Good understanding of the BC construction marketplace and the bidding process. Past experience dealing with Architects, General Contractors, Engineers would be an asset.
  • Risk management and contract administration knowledge and/or experience desired.
  • IT, Networks and Communication systems knowledge is a definite asset.
  • Good computer skills. Office applications plus MS Project and MS Visio are a must. Working knowledge of AutoCAD would be an asset.
  • Strong interpersonal skills. Able to effectively interact with project stakeholders, other Project Manager/Estimators, field team and office support resources.
  • Strong English language and communication skills.
  • Experience in negotiating with both Customers and Suppliers.
  • Comfortable working with people at all levels from administration to senior management.

You have a 'can do' natural right attitude and are always willing to learn.  You are a bright, ambitious, honest, and straight forward professional. Your personable nature will fit well within the friendly working environment.

The salary for this position will be commensurate with experience.  Houle offers an exciting, enjoyable work environment, competitive benefits package and many company sponsored events.

If this sounds like the position for you, please apply today!  This opportunity will remain open until filled. 

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