BESCO

Our Vision & Mission

Safely delivering excellence every day. This is a daily commitment at BESCO.

We strive to be the most dependable and trusted source for our customers' electrical, mechanical, and specialty contracting needs. We demonstrate excellence through our safety, capability, delivery, and craftsmanship, positively attributing to the communities in which we live.

Our Core Values:

  • Safety is our first priority.
  • Deliver the highest level in quality and craftsmanship.
  • Treat every team member and customer with respect.
  • Act with uncompromising integrity.
  • Challenge each other to get better.
  • Work with passion and pride.

Our Employees

BESCO has excelled since 1950 because of our people and their commitment to BESCO and our clients. As an organization, we believe it’s our responsibility to make that same commitment to them. Benefit packages, healthcare, advancement opportunities, highly-skilled training, and a resolute dedication to cultivating talent means the client obtains the best team available.

Our culture is one of safety, quality, and craftsmanship. We believe in investing in the people who embrace this culture and commit themselves to living these principles.

Opportunity

Welcome to BESCO! We are always looking for stellar candidates to join in our mission. We seek out individuals who share our passion for taking on and conquering the toughest challenges and reaping the rewards of success.

Review our open job postings. If you would like to apply for a specific position, please submit your resume through that listing. If you do not see an open position that aligns with your skills and experience, you can submit your resume at the bottom of this page, and we will keep it on file.

Job Postings

  • Purchasing Agent
  • Knoxville, TN
  • November 21, 2017

BESCO, a predominately Southeastern Electrical Contractor is seeking an experienced Purchasing Agent who can manage multiple and complex projects, in a fast-paced environment. Immediate opening in our Knoxville, TN office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from necessary internal sources.
  • Evaluate materials needed based on provided job specifications.
  • Place orders with suppliers or vendors ensuring documentation is in order, with terms and conditions clearly and precisely communicated.
  • Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves discrepancies with suppliers.
  • Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Maintains purchasing information, files and records for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines.
  • Assist purchasing manager as needed with negotiations with vendors for the purpose of resolving purchasing issues and/or ensuring purchases are within state and federal regulations.
  • Respond to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources for the purpose of providing information, direction and/or appropriate referrals.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior knowledge of electrical or heavy construction procurement, required.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Organized, detailed-oriented and efficient

 

Full benefits available.

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  • Electrical Estimator
  • Knoxville, TN
  • October 27, 2017

BESCO, a predominate Southeast Electrical Contractor is seeking an experienced Estimator to perform quantitative take-off utilizing latest technology in compiling a bid proposal on complex Electrical Commercial/Industrial projects. Immediate opening in our Corporate Office located in Knoxville, Tennessee.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to analyze and interpret civil, architectural, structural, mechanical and electrical plans and specifications.
  • Ability to perform basic circuity for power, lighting and low voltage systems.
  • Submit detailed and accurate quality takeoffs, proposals and bids.
  • Identify strategies to create bid advantages.
  • Responsible for subcontractor and vendor bid solicitations.
  • Interpret and clarify subcontractor and vendor quotes, verify specifications to ensure owner requirements are met.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED is required however a Degree in Business and /or Management is beneficial
  • 5+ years’ experience in a related field
  • Advanced skills with Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Experience utilizing Accubid or similar program
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Full benefits available

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  • Electrical Project Manager
  • Knoxville, TN; Nashville, TN; Lexington, KY
  • October 9, 2017

BESCO, a predominately Southeastern Electrical Contractor is seeking an experienced Project
Manager who can manage multiple complex electrical commercial/industrial projects in a fast-
paced environment. Immediate openings in our Knoxville, TN; Nashville, TN; and Lexington, KY offices.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Coordinates project start-up and mobilization
  • Conducts preconstruction meetings
  • Point of contact for the client, architect, engineers, and governmental entities
  • Oversees all aspects of the project, including: issuing all subcontractors, approving all vendor
    invoices, monitoring cost of self-performed work, and pricing and issuing of project changes
  • Responsible for overseeing quality control on project
  • Monitors Project Schedule to remain compliant with the Project Contract

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5+ Years of Project Management experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications
  • Organized, detailed-oriented and efficient

Full benefits available

Apply Now >
Submitting a Resume

We hire for a wide range of positions at multiple locations throughout the Southeast region. To send your resume and ensure that it gets to the appropriate person please follow the link in the specific job listing. Your information will be directed to the human resource or hiring manager responsible for that job listing.

Submit your information through the link below ONLY IF YOU ARE NOT APPLYING FOR A SPECIFIC OPEN POSITION. Due to the high volume of job applicants, we are unable to respond to all candidates, but we will keep your resume on file for up to 90 days in the event a position becomes available that aligns with your skills and experience.

We Value Teamwork

BESCO is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive environment where the individual differences among us, whether in terms of race, religion, color, age, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, physical challenge, marital or family status are:

  • understood, respected and appreciated,
  • recognized as a source of strength for the
    company, and
  • valued as qualities that enrich the environment
    in which we work.

Thank you for your interest in pursuing a career with BESCO.

Submit a resume >

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Latest Happenings

Planned outages, unexpected emergencies, or storm responses? Whatever the situation, our maintenance teams are ready to help! Our goal is to build long-term relationships with each of our customers but our teams are always prepared for your emergencies!

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Planned outages, unexpected emergencies, or storm responses? Whatever the situation, our maintenance teams are ready to help! Our goal is to build long-term relationships with each of our customers but our teams are always prepared for your emergencies!

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Thanks to our friends Graybar for a great luncheon and fellowship today! We appreciate you! Lunch was delicious from Dead End BBQ. #bescoknoxville #graybarknoxville #deadendbbq

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BESCO has a proud history of partnering with our federal and local government organizations including the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy. For example, BESCO has a long-standing history at the Oak Ridge Laboratory in Tennessee tracing back to 1950.

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