Associate Project Manager

ID 2024-4286
Project Management/Estimation
Position Type
Full-Time Regular
Workplace Type

About Us

Potelco, Inc., a subsidiary of Quanta Services, Inc. (NYSE: PWR), was founded in 1965. We specialize in engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) services, which include designing, estimating, material acquisition, project management, construction, emergency power restoration, system maintenance, and similar services. Our expertise is in power, transmission, distribution, and substation projects. We are a leading full-service provider of power infrastructure, construction, and support services in utility and energy contracting throughout the Pacific Northwest and neighboring states.


We are proud to be working with some of the region’s largest energy companies as we continue to modernize their electric systems, move towards de-carbonization, and maintain thousands of miles of overhead and underground lines serving millions of residential and commercial customers. We uphold high safety, productivity, and reliability standards as we work with our customers to provide both current and strategic, forward-thinking energy infrastructure, delivery, and solutions.

About this Role

If you enjoy working with a great group of professionals, are accurate, thrive in a fast-paced environment, and enjoy using your project management and organizational skills, then we have a role for you! Potelco, Inc. seeks a great Associate Project Manager to join the team in Tigard, OR and working both in office and in the field.  

The Associate Project Manager manages high voltage transmission, distribution, and substation construction/maintenance projects. Associate Project Managers are also in charge of planning, directing, or coordinating, activities concerned with the construction and maintenance of structure, facilities, and systems. Associate Project Managers at Potelco will participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling, budgeting, staffing, subcontractors, safety, quality, and implementation. Additionally, this role will learn all aspects of AR and AP as we intend to develop a well-rounded project manager that understand all aspects of the company.  If the following interests you, we encourage you to apply! 

The range for this role is $30-$38/hour. 

What You'll Do

  • Schedule the project in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines. 
  • Assist with managing project costs to stay within forecasted budget range. 
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, subcontractors, or engineers to discuss and resolve matters, such as work procedures, complaints, or construction problems. 
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors. 
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates, progress reports, or cost tracking reports. 
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer. 
  • Plan, organize, or direct activities concerned with the construction or maintenance of structures, facilities, or systems.  
  • Execute corrective actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies. 
  • Assist the office manager with AR and AP as well as various office task 

What You'll Bring

Minimum Qualifications:


  •  High School diploma or equivalent.
  •  Ability to write business correspondence and communicate effectively.
  •  Must be willing to travel, short-term.
  •  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from other managers, clients, customers, and local permitting agencies.
  •  Must be proficient with Microsoft Office suite, with strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  •  Must pass mandatory drug and alcohol screening(s).
  •  Valid driver’s license.


Preferred Qualifications:

  •  Associate’s or bachelor’s degree or relevant experience is preferred.

What You'll Get


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Equal Opportunity Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and/or gender identity), age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, and/or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disability and protected veteran status. 


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