Project Manager


Diamond Peak Recruiting

Project Manager Chicago IL

Overview: We are seeking an experienced Electrical Project Manager with a proven track record in hyper-scale data center project management. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience in overseeing new construction projects within the data center industry, specifically with a focus on electrical systems. They will be responsible for managing all aspects of electrical infrastructure implementation, ensuring projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest standards of quality and safety.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Project Planning and Coordination:

    • Develop comprehensive project plans, timelines, and budgets for electrical infrastructure implementation in hyper-scale data center projects.
    • Coordinate with internal teams, subcontractors, and vendors to ensure all electrical components are procured, delivered, and installed according to project timelines.
  2. Budget Management:

    • Oversee project budgets exceeding $5 million, ensuring cost control measures are implemented and adhered to throughout the project lifecycle.
    • Monitor project expenses, identify potential cost overruns, and implement corrective actions as necessary to maintain financial targets.
  3. Electrical Systems Design and Engineering:

    • Collaborate with engineering teams to review and approve electrical system designs, ensuring compliance with industry standards, building codes, and project requirements.
    • Provide technical expertise and guidance on electrical infrastructure solutions, including power distribution, UPS systems, generators, and electrical switchgear.
  4. Construction Oversight:

    • Lead onsite construction activities, including coordination of electrical installations, equipment commissioning, and quality assurance inspections.
    • Monitor construction progress, identify potential risks or delays, and implement mitigation strategies to ensure project milestones are met.
  5. Safety and Compliance:

    • Enforce strict adherence to safety protocols and regulations, promoting a culture of safety among project team members and subcontractors.
    • Ensure all electrical installations meet applicable regulatory requirements and industry standards for quality and reliability.
  6. Client Communication and Relationship Management:

    • Serve as the primary point of contact for clients regarding electrical project status updates, milestone achievements, and any issues or concerns that may arise.
    • Foster positive relationships with clients, addressing their needs and ensuring their satisfaction throughout the project lifecycle.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Construction Management, or related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in project management, with a focus on hyper-scale data center construction projects.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing electrical infrastructure projects with budgets exceeding $5 million.
  • In-depth knowledge of electrical systems design, installation, and commissioning within data center environments.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations governing electrical construction projects, such as NFPA, NEC, and ANSI.
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, retirement plans, and paid time off.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement within a rapidly growing company at the forefront of the data center industry.

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