Area Manager – Davie, FL

Area Manager – high voltage experience

If the idea of using your experience in management and high voltage projects gets you excited – read on! Davco Electrical Contractors is seeking a talented Area Manager to head up our growing high voltage Underground Division and take us to the next level. With only a little over a year in URD, we are poised for explosive growth and need the right person to drive us forward. The potential is unlimited! So if you think you have what it takes, we want to hear from you.

Why Davco?

We are looking for someone who wants a home with steady long term work. Our ideal candidate is aligned with our values:  safety, honesty, integrity, taking care of our customer. We live these values every day. We are not into gossip or drama. We are serious about our work and we work very hard at an intense pace. The dust does not settle here at Davco!

About the position:

The Area Manager will be accountable for the day-to-day operations of the FPL URD Davie branch with the potential to also oversee 2 other locations. The position is mission critical to our growth. Failure is not an option for our customer, FPL, and it is not an option for us. You will be providing support, guidance, and training to the branch field crews and ensuring that field operations are properly supported by managing and scheduling multiple crews. Profitability, efficiency and safety are paramount to your success. About 65% of your time will be spent in the office and 35% in the field.

Other key accountabilities include:

  • Strategically plan crew activities and resources needs with a 2-3 week look ahead schedule
  • Perform pre and post checks including fleet forecasting, ordering material, reviewing drawings, finalizing job packages
  • Participate in on site meetings with FPL, planners, designers, production leads
  • Ensure any changes in the job are reflected in customer billing
  • Keep FPL informed       of any problems
  • Ensure crews maintain equipment, care and cleanliness
  • Provide and verify all daily vehicle inspections
  • Teach and mentor less experienced apprentices
  • Work with Division Manager on project budgets

Traits required for success:

  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Big picture, strategic decision maker based on well thought out analysis and “can do” problem solving
  • Demands fast, but carefully thought out results based on high standards and quality
  • Strong leadership and takes control of the work process from beginning to end
  • Factual and direct style of communication
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Adaptable and flexible to adjust to a constantly changing environment
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions and handle situations efficiently and effectively while meeting critical deadlines
  • Effectively prioritize multiple deadlines and commitments


  •  At least 10 years technical experience with a focus on high voltage projects
  • Minimum 2 years managing multiple crews
  • Understanding of job costing and project budgets
  • Understanding of fixed price, time & material, and unit contract mechanisms
  • Ability to read FP&L prints and drawings – one line and construction
  • Expertise in high voltage >13.2×23 volts
  • Bucket Truck/Boom Truck operation experience
  • Class A Journeyman Lineman is required
  • Able to work a flexible schedule with availability 7 days a week and nights when required
  • Available 24/7 hours during storm call outs
  • OSHA 10 certified
  • Computer literate
  • Bilingual highly desirable