MetroPower, Inc. (CarolinaPower)

About MetroPower, Inc. (CarolinaPower)

Since 1947, PPC Partners has been the premier electrical contractor in the mid-west and southeast and attribute our success to delivering the highest quality products and services the first time, every time, while maintaining our steadfast commitment to safety and customer satisfaction. Our employee-owned company serves all industries with integrity, but specializes primarily in the needs of the Industrial, Healthcare, Federal and Premier Commercial market segments. For over 30 years, MetroPower/CarolinaPower has served the electrical construction & service needs of residential, industrial, institutional, and commercial communities throughout the Southeast and are committed to being the lead contractor for quality electrical service. We are constantly seeking competent, ambitious, ethical personnel, who are willing to learn and grow for a lifetime. Employees must also exhibit mutual respect, servanthood, honor and high performance. As an Employer of Choice, we seek knowledge-based workers who believe in continuous learning, ethical standards and high morals and values.

The Position:

The Electrical Construction Management Trainee will assist the team with the primary functions of a project. They will help with cost control, planning, scheduling, estimating, safety, process improvement and other related field and office tasks. The goal of the training position is to gain hands-on experience, create skills, and acquire knowledge of the electrical construction industry for future work as a project manager.


Project Management Trainee – Work alongside Project Managers and superintendents, assist with transmittals and submittals, write purchase orders, pay applications/invoices, prepare project plan, purchase material, prepare weekly labor progress reports, create schedules, visit and observe job sites, and attend project meetings.
Estimating - Read specifications, take off on drawings, obtain drawings, obtain quotes/pricing of material, prepare bids for final bidding, and prepare material quotation sheets (to suppliers).
Field Work Tasks - Become familiar with equipment, hardware, and installation procedures used on all jobs. Develop an understanding for the time required to complete various tasks involved in the construction work.
Safety - Assist safety team as needed.
Desired skills:

Sophomore, Junior or Senior currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Strong attention to accuracy and detail
Self-motivated and able to stay on task
Ability to work both independently and in a team setting
Must have a strong work ethic and a positive attitude
Must be willing to travel to different job sites
Strong computer skills with proficiency in the Microsoft programs
Previous work experience in the construction industry is preferred
Previous experience in Procore preferred

MetroPower is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Disabled/Veterans/Females are encouraged to apply.


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