Join a talented team at I.B. Abel and enjoy a career where you can excel as a leader and where your expertise is valued. We are seeking an experienced, hardworking individual to fulfill a leadership position in our Electrical line of business: Director of Project Management. This position plays a key role in the success of our Electrical Services teams and has a direct effect on company productivity and results delivered for our clients. The candidate selected to fulfill this role will have the rewarding responsibility of providing structure and leadership to his or her department while supporting I.B. Abel’s purpose: to provide exceptional value and turnkey solutions to our clients while being inclusive, diverse, and committed to our industry partners, employees, and community.

The right candidate for our electrical service position will be dedicated to our focus on safety and quality, encouraging team members to Think safe. Act safe. Be safe. and helping everyone get home safely to their families each day. The right candidate will also resonate with our core values – responsible, integrity, ownership, results oriented, and professional – which have driven I.B. Abel for over 100 years since 1913. As a family-owned business with a dedication to investing in our people and cultivating a positive team environment, we are looking for someone who will provide positive contributions and proudly represent our company as a best-in-class electrical contractor throughout Central Pennsylvania and the Mid-Atlantic and New England regions.

“In my 36 years of experience in the trade, I.B. Abel has proven to have the best-defined process, procedures, equipment, training, and tools in place to work effectively and to get the job done well for our clients. Working here has been a positive experience since day one. I really appreciate I.B. Abel’s vision, our philosophy and energy. We’re growing in a positive way.”

– Karl N., Senior Project Manager

Director of Project Management

The Director of Project Management in our Electrical division provides incredible value for our clients, ensuring positive experiences and successful partnerships while also having an eye for detail and an understanding of safety, quality, productivity, and financials. This candidate should have a long-standing background of experience (10 years or more) in plan-spec project management in the electrical contracting industry and enjoy diving in to run projects of at least $10 million. He or she will also thrive in the opportunity to mentor and develop a high-functioning team of Project Managers from entry to senior levels (guiding all aspects of the construction project life cycle, from pre-construction through post-construction, and ensuring adherence to I.B. Abel’s Project Delivery Process).

This is a telecommuting position with flexibility to work from any I.B. Abel office and from home, when appropriate. Some travel is necessary to customer job sites (about one to three per week), other offices or yard locations, and trips for training and offsite meetings. In support of a healthy team environment and overall project success, this candidate must be reliable and accessible for our team members and clients and committed to visiting jobsites and being interactive with direct reports. The best fit for this role will also have a heart for philanthropy, staying involved in the communities we serve.


  • Manage and develop a team of Project Managers and Associate Project Managers in commercial electrical construction.
  • Maintain all reporting and performance indicators for Electrical Services and recommend process improvements as needed.
  • Work with owners, engineers, and/or subcontractors to resolve project problems to support Project Managers and further develop customer relationships.
  • Explore opportunities to establish new customers and business opportunities and assist leadership in expanding revenue.
  • Review prepared project status reports detailing cost variances on work to date and cost at completion and revenue projections.
  • And more!

Learn more about the responsibilities and qualifications for our Director of Project Management position.

Learn More About Our Company and Culture

Think you might be a great fit for our team? Want to learn more about I.B. Abel’s history, culture, and impact in our industry? See how we invest in our people by providing competitive wages, comprehensive benefit packages, and continuous opportunities to grow and excel in a rewarding career with our team. I.B. Abel is an electrical contractor headquartered in York, Pennsylvania. We specialize in the design, construction, maintenance, and service of devices or systems that generate, store, distribute, use, monitor, or measure electrical energy. Our commitment to excellence in all we do sets us apart and makes an incredible impact for our clients.

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