Project Manager - Ukiah, CA

Posted In: Ukiah, California


Large rokstad power logo


The Project Manager role involves managing, directing and overseeing all aspects of the Distribution and/or Transmission line project. This role is responsible for managing company resources and subcontractors, ensuring safety programs are implemented, scheduled timelines and budgets are met, work is undertaken in a quality manner consistent with contract documents and establishing and maintaining professional relationships with the project team and customer.

• Manage project scheduling, logistics, quality control, subcontractors and project staffing levels;
• Recommend cost saving strategies when appropriate;
• Initiate and participate in discussions and meetings with subcontractors, vendors, customers and management;
• Schedules work, tracks work progression, crew logs, and identifies scheduling constraints and how they impact cost;
• Develop and maintain relationships with clients, general contractors, vendors and suppliers;
• Serve as primary point of contact with client regarding coordination, strategic planning, scope management, design issues, budget finances, subcontracting, etc.;
• Develop and implement project policies and procedures, establish project control systems and implement project execution plans;
• Work with the project team to confirm deliverables and services are being provided to client’s satisfaction;
• Report regularly on progress, cost and schedule metrics, procurement issues, safety or environmental concerns, design questions, potential impacts and any issues requiring home office support;
• Cultivate and promote positive working relationships with internal management team, site supervisors and subcontractors and other contractors on site;
• Resolve operational issues and implement interventions to minimize delays and escalate to management as needed;
• Controls project costs, invoices daily and maintains and track payables and receivables for projects;
• Manage the overall site safety program;
• Manage compliance with the approved contract documents;
• Change Order management;
• Other duties may be assigned consistent with job description.

• Highly organized, fast learner and able to follow instructions;
• Demonstrated leadership skills with the ability to take-on additional short and mid-term responsibilities;
• Highly knowledgeable of Distribution and Transmission line maintenance and construction means and methods;
• Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills;
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
• Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
• Valid Driver’s License is required, as this position requires driving and site visits;

• Relevant University Degree or Technologist Diploma (Mechanical, Civil or Electrical Engineering or Construction Management) coupled with 5 plus years of industry related experience; or
• Journeyman Lineman Trade Qualification coupled with 10 plus years of industry related experience;
• Project Management Professional (PMP) designation or professional experience equivalency considered an asset;
• High Proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office suite, and computer based scheduling and tracking software such as Primavera P6, MS Project an asset;
• Experience leading and managing a team of 25 plus employees;
• Previous work experience in the Transmission and Distribution Utility Industry an asset;
• Previous work experience on 69kV to 500kV transmission lines an asset;
• Previous work experience in a unionized environment an asset;
• Experience leading and managing construction projects.

• Fast-paced, tight deadlines and high work volume;
• Extended work hours per day and work shifts as project requirements dictate.

We are an innovative and progressive family-orientated business that excels in providing safe, reliable Transmission and Distribution services for its valued clients across North America.

Rokstad offers a competitive compensation and benefits package which will be commensurate with experience and education. If you are looking for an exciting career with a fast growing, progressive company while participating in the build out of Canada's electric power Infrastructure, please email your resume to or fax 1-888-310-8831. Please include the job title in the email subject line.

We thank all applicants for showing an interest in this position. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Share this listing

Contact Info