Houle Electric Limited
  • 22-Feb-2018 to 23-Apr-2018 (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 an experienced, energetic and driven Industrial Project Manager / Estimator to join our team based from Burnaby, BC.

The Industrial Project Manager / Estimator performs a wide range of duties. He/she is responsible for the original estimate to win the job. Once the job has been won he/she is responsible for project planning, staffing (in conjunction with the Superintendent), implementing, billing, controlling and evaluating each project.


  • An Electrical trade certificate, Electrical Engineering degree or Electrical Technologist diploma/certificate
  • 5+ years' experience in ELECTRICAL Project Management and Estimating
  • Proven estimating and project management experience with large Industrial projects (projects $1 million in size)
  • Previous experience with estimating programs, specifically Accubid (Accubid Pro and Change Order) an asset
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good computer skills including MS Office


  • Identify potential business opportunities
  • Maintain good relationship with suppliers
  • Review contracts for onerous clauses and conditions
  • Manage project financial performance
  • Estimate project costs, and submit tenders
  • Estimate changes
  • Purchase materials and equipment
  • Work with the foreman and superintendent as a team to review the project documents and discuss labour requirements and staffing
  • Develop project schedules
  • Manage the project and be present on project sites on a regular basis
  • Complete the required paperwork to ensure that the job is billed out and Houle is paid
  • Review reports labour status reports, job status reports etc to ensure accuracy and make adjustments where necessary
  • Arrange for project manuals to be completed
  • Ensure that all deficiencies are dealt with
  • Ensure that as-built drawings are completed and sent to the owner
  • Review the project at completion with the foreman and superintendent to discuss successes and challenges

You have a 'can do' 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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