Barts Electric Project Assistant in Blackstone, Virginia

Project Assistant

Department:Operations/Project Management

Location:Blackstone, VA


Bart-s Electric is a full service electrical and special systems contractor which has built a reputation of reliability and service that sets us apart in the commercial electric industry. The Bart-s Electric philosophy is summarized in the phrase -We give the customer more service than they paid for.- We have an opening for a Project Assistant to join our pre-construction team in the Ft. Pickett, VA area.

Assist and support Project Managers and field operations with successful completion of construction projects.

  • Compile and format submittals in coordination with the Project Managers

  • Request close-out documents and assist in preparation of Operation & Maintenance Manuals

  • File, track, and log safety logs, daily logs, budgets, and weekly planning forms

  • Conduct initial pricing for change orders for approval by the Project Manager

  • Track change orders, RFIs, and Submittals through the course of the project

  • Update meeting schedules & active job lists

  • Secure permits and assist in licensing requirements for projects

  • Make travel arrangements and complete expense reports for team members

  • Assist in monitoring labor rates and hours

  • Assist with communication between subcontractors, vendors and customers as required

  • Assist in procurement of materials by establishing and maintaining vendor relationships

  • Review bids for correctness

  • Interact with field personnel for placing and tracking material orders and returns

  • Assist with other procurement activities such as deliveries, tools, rentals, invoices, trucking scheduling, prefab order entry, and purchase order entry

  • Follow up on orders, track shipments and communicate to responsible parties.

  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Relationships with staff, operations personnel, vendors and suppliers.

  • Resolution of problems affecting production schedules.

  • Resolution of complaints and grievances with vendors and suppliers.

  • Accuracy of work

  • Conformance to procurement policies and procedures

  • Attainment of established goals and objectives by manager

  • Timely completion of tasks and assignments.

Education / Technical

High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience / Skills

  • Thorough familiarity with M.S. Word and Excel (Required)

  • Effective verbal and written communication skills (Required)

  • Exceptional multi-tasking and follow through skills (Required)

  • Experience in construction office support (Preferred)

  • Familiarity with M.S. Project (Preferred)

We offer competitive pay and a generous benefits package!

Equal Opportunity Employer disabled & vets

Please follow the online application process. We will contact those candidates we are interested in pursuing further as openings become available.