Careers

Ready to take your career to the next level?
See how you can become “Wired for Success” with Merit Electric.

ARE YOU “WIRED FOR SUCCESS?”

“Wired for Success” starts with our Team. Our culture is built around growth and improving the quality of life for our employees. Passionate about the electrical industry? Believe in providing unmatched quality, integrity, and consistency? Join our team!

Merit strives to provide the best, most comprehensive benefits to our employees and their families. The following is an overview of the benefits we currently offer:

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Competitive Compensation Package

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Group Vision Insurance

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Group Medical Insurance

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401k Plan

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Group Dental Insurance

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AFLAC options

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Paid Time Off

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

Current Openings

Electrical Foreman / Superintendent

Merit Electric is a national electrical contractor seeking Foreman/Superintendents for large retirement community projects nationwide.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee all aspects of planning and supervising of large scale complex projects
  • Responsible for providing on-site direction and leadership for company employed electricians and sub-contractors
  • Inspect work of electricians and sub-contractors
  • Maintain safety and quality standards, time requirements, and budget constraints
  • Estimate and order supplies and materials needed by electricians
  • Perform other duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Mastery of the National Electrical Code is preferred
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints, schematics, instructions, and other technical documentation
  • Skill in classifying and working with electrical distribution systems, standard electrical wiring methods, troubleshooting, identifying circuit faults, proper grounding and bonding
  • Fluent in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding English
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Excel, Word)

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience as an electrician on large scale electrical projects with at least two (2) years in a foreman / supervisory role
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be willing to travel. (Travel package provided)
  • Valid license as a journeyman or master electrician preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS / WORKING ENVIRONMENT:

  • Physically fit to stand and bend for long periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Mandatory use of appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Exposure to weather

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Project Manager / Estimator

National Electrical Contractor seeking full time Project Manager / Estimator. Must have verifiable experience and be willing to travel if needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Oversee all aspects of assigned commercial projects from commencement to completion. Manage all projects in a manner that exceeds the expectations of our customers and ensures that our work adheres to all company safety policies and OSHA-Mandated requirements
  • Manage all financial aspects of projects through ongoing job forecasting
  • Oversee pre-construction meetings to ensure successful handoff from estimating to field
  • Collaborate with pre-fabrication and design departments
  • Set clear goals and expectations to foreman
  • Negotiate and resolve all customer concerns
  • Estimate change orders when necessary
  • Manage all job closeout procedures
  • Conduct post project reviews to determine areas of future improvement
  • Provide coaching/counseling to foreman
  • Develop/maintain network of professional relationships within our industry
  • Form, develop, and nurture relationships with clients, potential customers, and vendors
  • Review bid documents, drawings, and specifications to obtain and develop scope of work
  • Take-Off, input, and analyze bid data to formulate the best profitability rate and selling price for each job
  • Review and/or negotiate selling price of contracts with customers
  • Attend scope review meetings

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS:

  • Working knowledge of Accubid software preferred
  • Prior experience in electrical estimating
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers with excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Proficient in MS Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Must be able to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to work independently and to carry out assignments to completion within parameters of instructions given, prescribed routines, and standard accepted practices
  • Proven success in building a strong market/customer base
  • Highly detailed and accurate
  • Able to work in a team environment

EXPERIENCE & EDUCATION:

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience as an electrical project manager
  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associate Degree or Bachelor Degree preferred but not required

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