Switchgear Project Coordinator - Distribution

Req ID:  30727
Date:  May 25, 2024

San Leandro, CA, US, 94577

Company:  Sonepar
Brand:  OneSource Distributors, LLC

Ready to join us?

At OneSource, successful associates drive and promote our mindset of Adapt, Dare and Learn. You will be developed and empowered to make best-in-class business decisions and contribute to a customer-centric environment that delivers outstanding results.

What you will do:

  • Receive, review and interpret electrical drawings and specifications for new quotes and projects.
  • Interface with various manufacturers’ software’s to build switchgear BOM’s which accurately reflect the scopes of work specified.
  • Effectively communicate with manufacturers/vendors for quote requests which are unable to be completed in-house.
  • Strategize with sales team on approach and sell price of quote opportunities.
  • Understand OneSource pricing models and billing procedures.
  • Prepare detailed submittal documents in preparation for customer review and order entry for awarded projects.
  • Interface with Job Management software to create purchase orders, order acknowledgements, ship tickets, shipment summaries, credits, returns, and all other documents associated with project execution.
  • Track lead times and shipment activity on a weekly basis and communicate with customers.
  • Navigate scope changes and resolve/escalate obstacles on projects in a timely manner as they arise.
  • Keep tidy records of project billing and ensure budgets are upheld.
  • Delegate tasks to Project Admin and seek support from team members as needed.
  • Participate in training courses.
  • Occasional visits to customer offices, job sites, manufacturer facilities, team gatherings, and other relevant events
  • Practice good interpersonal relations, tact, courtesy, and a positive attitude in all interactions.
  • Perform any other duties assigned which contribute to customer service, branch profitability, and company success.

What you will bring:

  • Associates’ degree (A.A.) and two to four years related experience and training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience in the Electrical Distribution or Construction industry preferred, but not required.
  • Experience managing small projects from start to finish preferred, but not required.
  • Proven ability to start and complete tasks with a focus on details.
  • Possess in-depth knowledge of OneSource computer systems, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Must be a team player and abide by OneSource strong core values and beliefs.



Physical Requirements and Work Environment:

  • Required to sit, speak, hear, read, type, use close and distance vision (about 5-8 hours per shift).
  • Professional office environment with moderate noise levels.
  • Frequent computer use.



Salary Range:

  • This is a non-exempt position and pays between $27.21 – $36.29 per hour. This salary range reflects figures based on the primary location, within California. The actual range for the role may differ based on the location of the role.



About OneSource

OneSource, a Sonepar Company, is a leading electrical and industrial distributor across California, Arizona, Hawaii, Baja California and Mexico. We service the commercial, residential, utility, contractor and industrial markets. We currently have 19 locations across California, Arizona, Hawaii, Baja California and Mexico. We are always focused on our customer’s needs, quality and the service we provide to strengthen our position as a leading supplier in our markets. 

About Sonepar USA

Sonepar is an independent family-owned company with global market leadership in B-to-B distribution of electrical products, solutions and related services. Sonepar entered the US in 1998 and continues to grow due to strategic acquisitions and organic growth. Today, Sonepar serves the market through a network of companies with over 400 locations nationwide. For more information, visit soneparusa.com.

Our Competitive Benefits

Medical Plans (medical, dental, and vision), Long-term and Short-term Disability, Life Insurance, a robust 401K Plan, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Employee Discounts, and opportunities for career progression.

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Equal Employment Opportunity Statement 
Sonepar is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, order of protection status, protected veteran or military status, or an unfavorable discharge from military service, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law. 

Sonepar and our family of brands are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals. In keeping with our commitment, we will take the steps to assure that people with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. Accordingly, if a reasonable accommodation is required to fully participate in the job application or interview process, to perform the essential functions of the position, and/or to receive all other benefits and privileges of employment, please call 843-745-2420 or email recruiting@sonepar-us.com.

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Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland