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Now Hiring Electrical CAD/BIM Coordinator

Schaeffer Electric Company is looking to hire a new Electrical CAD/BIM Coordinator.  This position requires a self-motivated individual who brings a strong work ethic and is results driven.

Description:
Coordinate all design, drawing management, BIM development, and prefab integration.

Day to day tasks include:

  • Coordinate all project drawings.
  • Manage drawings on centralized website.
  • Work to integrate prefab into all projects.  This includes seeking out opportunities for prefab and utilzing CAD/BIM to display the work.
  • Develop CAD standards.

Experience:

  • Knowledge of 3D CAD/BIM drawing is required.
  • Experience in the electrical industry is preferred.
  • Ability to layout branch circuiting; to read and understand contract documents, drawings and specifications a plus.
  • Have an understanding of general electrical design and engineering concepts and have an overall general knowledge of electrical material costs a plus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 401K
  • Health
  • Holidays

Please send your prepared resume to Justin Kohlman at jkohlman@schaefferelectric.com.

Now Hiring Assistant PM for Commercial & Industrial

Schaeffer Electric Company is looking to hire a new Assistant Project Manager.  This position requires a self-motivated individual who brings a strong work ethic and is results driven.

Responsibilities:
Take over a project from an estimator and follow the project through to completion on all types of construction including but not limited to hospitals, schools, industrial facilities, and commercial buildings.

Day to day tasks include:

  • Procure subcontractors, based on pre-determined requirements, to manage through completion of construction.
  • Collaborates with project construction team to prepare, review and monitor information and reports related to all costs involved in the budget for the project.
  • Manage sub-contractor relationship, which includes, but not limited to, initial scope and proposal review, developing final proposal based upon agreed scope of work.
  • Develop plan to comply with, and report, Minority Business Entity requirements for the project, as required.
  • Collaborate with developer, subcontractors, municipal entity, equipment suppliers, and site specific construction suppliers to develop a timeline for delivery and completion of milestones prior to project start-up.
  • Coordinate manpower requirements throughout the project and develop plans for manpower to meet budget.

Experience:

  • 0-3 plus years’ experience in the electrical industry.
  • College degree or experience in industry
  • Background with RFIs, Cost estimates hard bids, negotiating, material take-offs, and reading blue prints a plus.
  • Ability to layout branch circuiting; to read and understand contract documents, drawings and specifications a plus.
  • Have an understanding of general electrical design and engineering concepts and have an overall general knowledge of electrical material costs a plus.

Benefits:

  • Competitive Salary
  • 401K
  • Health
  • Holidays

Please send your prepared resume to Justin Kohlman at jkohlman@schaefferelectric.com.

Laura’s Surgery

All the employees at Schaeffer Electric are thankful for a successful knee surgery for Laura Hoeing this month.  She will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers for a quick and painless recovery. We can’t wait to have you back Laura!

CEO Dan Schaeffer Completes Term as NECA District VP

Dan Schaeffer, CEO, recently completed his four year term on NECA’s National Executive Committee as 7th District Vice President.  The 7th District is comprised of NECA contractors located in Missouri, Iowa, Minnesota, Iowa, Nebraska and the Dakotas.

President Chettle Elected to NECA St. Louis Board of Directors

SEC President, Tim Chettle, was elected to the Board of Directors of St. Louis Chapter NECA (National Electrical Contractors Association).  Tim was installed at the annual Chapter Dinner on January 25, 2014 and will serve a three year term.

Complete – Mechanical Dynamics & Analysis High-Speed Balance Facility

See our new portfolio entry.

Robert (Bob) J. Schaeffer

We were saddened to receive the news last week of the passing of Bob Schaeffer on May 4.  Bob was the 4th oldest of the 17 Schaeffer children born to Carl and Eulalia Schaeffer.  After serving in the US Navy during the Korean War, Bob joined the family company in 1955 and worked as an electrician, estimator and Service Department  Manager before retiring in 1992.  He was also a co-owner of the Company from 1969-1988.  Bob was very dedicated to the success of Schaeffer Electric and would often stop by after his retirement just to make sure that things were running smoothly.  Quick with a smile and a laugh, Bob will be missed.

President’s Message

Wow!  Has this year flown by!

As I begin my second year as President, I am thankful for so much and wanted to share a few thoughts as Schaeffer Electric continues to move forward.

We are now already two months in to our Fiscal Year 2013, and we’re off to a great start. Shortly, Schaeffer will begin work on a ‘spin cell’ which balances high speed turbines – one of only a few in the world. It’s unique to say the least, and we look forward to working with MD&A and Tarlton in building the facility. Vital projects for Mercy, Webster University, Elantas and others are ongoing.

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Schaeffer Electric Co., Inc. Promotes Chettle to President

Photo of Timothy J. Chettle, President of Schaeffer Electric

Schaeffer Electric Co., Inc. has promoted Timothy J. Chettle to president. Making the announcement was Daniel G. Schaeffer, immediate past president of the firm. Schaeffer now serves as chief executive officer and oversees business development.

In his new position, Chettle manages all day-to-day business operations.

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