Student Veterans of America Jobs

Welcome to SVA’s jobs portal, your one-stop shop for finding the most up to date source of employment opportunities. We have partnered with the National Labor Exchange to provide you this information. You may be looking for part-time employment to supplement your income while you are in school. You might be looking for an internship to add experience to your resume. And you may be completing your training ready to start a new career. This site has all of those types of jobs.

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  • The newest jobs are listed first, so use the search features to match your interests. You can look for jobs in a specific geographical location, by title or keyword, or you can use the military crosswalk. You may want to do something different from your military career, but you undoubtedly have skills from that occupation that match to a civilian job.

Job Information

Fountain Electric Services Assistant Project Manager in Asheville, North Carolina

Assistant Project Manager

Fountain Services, LLC is seeking a qualified and experienced assistant project manager for its rapidly growing commercial/industrial electrical contracting operations in North and South Carolina. First and foremost, we seek candidates who are a fit for a company culture based upon core values of honesty and integrity, mutual respect, pursuit of excellence, and personal accountability. We take pride in our record of superior quality work done “the Fountain way,” and we endeavor to hire team players who are seeking to be long-term members of the Fountain family. We offer competitive pay, and after a 90-day introductory period, a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance, as well as a 401k with employer match. The position will also include the use of a company vehicle with fuel card.

Fountain is headquartered in Spindale, NC, with offices also located in Charlotte, Hickory, Asheville, North Carolina, and Greenville, South Carolina. With a total workforce now approaching two hundred, we have been the electrical contractor on commercial and industrial construction jobs spread across the western, piedmont, and metrolina regions of North Carolina, as well as the upstate area of South Carolina. Recent projects include schools, colleges, churches, car dealerships, hospitals, hotels, government buildings, retirement centers, condominiums, office buildings, and water treatment plants. For further information about us, applicants are encouraged to visit our website at .

At Fountain, we are committed to offering not just jobs, but careers, and you will find that we offer a level of caring commitment to our employees beyond what you will find elsewhere. If this sounds like the place that you would like to make your career home, we encourage you to carefully review the requirements and expectations below. Applications, including a cover letter and current resume, should be submitted directly to our Human Resources Manager at .

Minimum Experience Requirements

Qualified candidates should have 10+ years of commercial/industrial electrical experience, including at least 5 years of experience as a foreman, superintendent, and/or assistant project manager. Other relevant experience would include work as an estimator or project engineer.

Additional Requirements and/or Expectations

  • Applicants must possess a High School diploma or GED.

  • Applicants must pass a mandatory drug screen and background check.

  • Training in an apprenticeship or similar program, or in a trade or technical school is preferred.

  • An Associate’s and/or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

  • Relevant licenses and/or certifications are preferred.

  • Applicants should have excellent communication, leadership, and organizational skills.

  • Applicants must be able to multi-task and work well under time constraints.

Job Description and/or Requisite Proficiencies

  • Project planning, budgeting, scheduling, and management, to ensure job profitability on multiple projects

  • Coordination and communication with customers, general contractors, architects, engineers, and other trades

  • Purchasing and materials acquisition, and management/administration of vendor, supplier, and subcontractor contracts

  • Manpower planning and allocation

  • Read/interpret plans, blueprints, specifications, and/or other construction documents

  • Prepare layout drawings

  • Handling of RFI’s, Submittals, Purchase Orders, etc.

  • Assist and/or coordinate with project estimators and engineers

  • Regular visits to multiple jobsites and attendance at project meetings

  • Management, oversight, and development of jobsite leadership (foremen/superintendents)

  • Overall project QA/QC

  • Support and assist Project Managers