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

  • Administrative Assistant / Project Assistant
  • Knoxville, TN
  • August 27, 2021

BESCO, a predominately Southeastern Electrical Contractor, is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant who shall be responsible for supporting the Project Team in cost review and tracking, document file management, report preparation, billing, timekeeping, and other related activities, in a fast paced environment. Immediate opening in our Knoxville, TN office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Generate, track, and complete all necessary subcontracts, bonds, and other project functions, including but not limited to, change orders.
  • Be familiar with state construction requirements and lien procedures.
  • Maintain project documents with a standardized filing system and server.
  • Answer calls from vendors and/or clients.
  • Gather and assemble supporting documents for Project Manager, including cost reports, vendor invoices, timecards, visa expense reports, and other necessary documentation.
  • Manage project requirements, including cost tracking, as needed.
  • Participate in meetings, taking and publishing necessary minutes.
  • Process project close out documents.
  • Track, manage, and process purchase orders and invoices as necessary.
  • Complete all necessary accounts receivable invoicing.
  • Other general office and clerical duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have at least 3 to 5 years’ experience in a construction environment.
  • Basic understanding of necessary accounting principles and processes.
  • Attention to detail and math skills are essential.
  • Extensive use of Microsoft Office.
  • Proficient in copying/moving files and creating directories in a Windows environment.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize responsibilities with limited supervision.
  • Capable of working in a fast-paced atmosphere, with the ability to assist the project team in directing the flow of office procedures for timely distribution and coordination.
  • Must be detail-oriented and self-motivated.
  • Knowledge of general office procedures
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to resolve problems efficiently.

Job Type: Full-time

 

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  • Electrical Estimator
  • Lexington, KY
  • July 30, 2021

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Attend turn-over meeting formally handling over the project to the designated Project Manager.
  • Review and understand the scope, contractual, and notice provisions of the contract.
  • Responsible for detailed and accurate quality takeoffs, proposals and bids.
  • Responsible for subcontractor and vendor bid solicitations.
  • Develop and implement bid strategies.
  • Attend and gather information from onsite pre-bid meetings.
  • Be able to accurately clarify and interpret subcontractor and vendor quotes and verify specifications and ensure owner requirements are being met.
  • Facilitate bid review meetings.
  • Identify critical items of the bid.
  • Read and understand project specifications and construction drawings and be able to perform basic risk analysis.
  • Submit and incorporate bid items into the estimating software.
  • Calmly and constructively manage disagreements, conflicts, and crises as required.

QUALIFICATIONS FOR SUCCESS:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a related field
  • Adept at multi-tasking in fast paced environment, able to plan, prioritize, and organize individual and group activities and processes
  • Able to work independently and across multiple teams and levels within and outside of the organization and also take initiative on projects
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Health, dental and vision insurance for employee and family members effective on the first day of the month following 60 days of employment.
  • Long term disability insurance effective on the first day of the month following 90 days of employment.
  • Life insurance equivalent to two times yearly salary.
  • 401 (k) plan: All employee contributions are fully vested. Company match 50% of the employee contribution up to a maximum of 4% and are eligible to participate on the first day of the month following employment.
  • Total of 10 paid holidays.
  • Sick time equates to 10 days per annum and will be prorated per start date.

Job Type: Full-time

 

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  • Electrical Estimator
  • Oak Ridge, TN
  • July 30, 2021

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 Oak Ridge, Tennessee Office.

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Attend turn-over meeting formally handling over the project to the designated Project Manager.
  • Review and understand the scope, contractual, and notice provisions of the contract.
  • Responsible for detailed and accurate quality takeoffs, proposals and bids.
  • Responsible for subcontractor and vendor bid solicitations.
  • Develop and implement bid strategies.
  • Attend and gather information from onsite pre-bid meetings and obtain the required training and background checks required to access to these facilities.
  • Be able to accurately clarify and interpret subcontractor and vendor quotes and verify specifications and ensure owner requirements are being met.
  • Facilitate bid review meetings.
  • Identify critical items of the bid.
  • Read and understand project specifications and construction drawings and be able to perform basic risk analysis.
  • Submit and incorporate bid items into the estimating software.
  • Calmly and constructively manage disagreements, conflicts, and crises as required.

 QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High school diploma or GED is required.
  • Degree in Business and/or Management is preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a related field.
  • Must have experience utilizing ACCUBID.
  • Must be able to be badged at government facilities with secrete security clearance. (i.e. Q Clearance)
  • Advanced skills with Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Adept at multi-tasking in fast paced environment, able to plan, prioritize, and organize individual and group activities and processes.
  • Able to work independently and across multiple teams and levels within and outside of the organization and also take initiative on projects.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Benefits

Full benefits available

Job Type: Full-time

 

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  • Senior Electrical Project Manager
  • Knoxville, TN
  • July 30, 2021

BESCO, a predominately Southeastern Electrical Contractor, is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager who can manage multiple complex electrical commercial & industrial projects in a fast-paced environment. Immediate opening in our Corporate Knoxville, TN office.

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 & budget to remain compliant with the project contract & specifications

QUALIFICATIONS:

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

Full benefits available

Job Type: Full-time

 

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  • Electrical Construction Career
  • Knoxville, TN
  • March 24, 2021

BESCO,the premier Knoxville-based electrical contracting company is hiring!

Are you looking to start or advance your career in the electrical trade?  Are you seeking a new opportunity in the high-demand electrical construction industry?  BESCO is looking for YOU!

Benefit packages including medical, dental, vision, and retirement…advancement opportunities…highly-skilled training…and a commitment to safety, quality, and craftsmanship!

BESCO is ready to invest in YOU!  Delivering Excellence Every Day, Since 1950.

BESCO is an equal opportunity employer.

 

Please complete the below application.

https://forms.gle/erjDmRnBNxnyPuaHA

 

 

 

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  • Electrical Project Manager
  • Knoxville, TN; Lexington, KY
  • November 10, 2020

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 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

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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.

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