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Projects Manager in Baltimore, MD at CapitalTristate

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Baltimore, MD
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Greater than 15 years
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Job Description

CapitalTristate is The Electrical Distributor of Choice in the Mid-Atlantic region and a proud member of the Sonepar family. CapitalTristate delivers excellence in service, products from the finest lighting and electrical manufacturers, extensive application expertise, and customized, comprehensive solutions to our customers. We operate under the Eck Supply name in the Carolinas and as CapitalTristate elsewhere. Altogether, we serve customers in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, North Carolina, and South Carolina from over 60 locations and from our central distribution center and company headquarters in Upper Marlboro, MD.

CapitalTristate is also part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar USA is a market leader in the B-to-B distribution of electrical, industrial & safety products and related solutions. Sonepar USA is made up of over 16 of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors, with coverage in all 50 states. Entering the US in 1998, Sonepar USA has continued to grow over the years due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Sonepar USA is a member of the Sonepar Group, an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products and related solutions.


A Project Manager for switchgear with CapitalTristate is responsible for maintaining customer and vendor relations for the life of a project; providing approved electrical distribution equipment in a timely fashion, monitoring the status of each assigned project to ensure complete accuracy of invoicing on every job.


  • Manage all aspects of supplying electrical distribution equipment for projects.
  • Ensure all processes of the project development and schedule are completed in a timely and accurate manner by retaining a professional/friendly business relationship with the customer, estimator, outside salesperson and vendors.  Effective communication is vital as you will be an integral part of the sales team interfacing with all aspects of the project.
  • Maintain accurate records of all transactions.
  • Manage project budgets while ensuring timely and accurate invoicing from vendors and to the customer.
  • Identify, analyze, and solve critical problems.
  • Multi-task and continually prioritize tasks to be completed throughout the day.
  • Review returned project submittals and facilitate any required equipment changes.  Generate and forward revised submittals to the customer.
  • Provide operation and maintenance manuals at the end of the job to recap all approved equipment that was supplied for the project.
  • Negotiate, Generate and maintain change orders for the customer and vendors in a timely fashion.  Be alert for opportunities to increase the project’s profitability.
  • Process returns.
  • Maintain a current sales recap for the project that encompasses all change orders, vendor and customer invoicing.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • High School or GED
  • 1-2 years customer service experience – electrical/lighting industry preferred
  • Excellent computer and Microsoft Office skills
  • Solid Microsoft Excel comprehension of formulas a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines
  • Good and dependable mathematic skills
  • Reliable, responsible, and a great work ethic


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