Careers

 
WBE now offers full-time employees assistance paying back student education loans!

 

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Electrical Engineer
Oversees Designers and CAD staff assigned to your work or team. Reviews, comments and processes equipment and system submittals. Performs coordinations between architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing and alllow voltage trades. Prepares power system single line diagrams to include feeder and over current protection sizing. Visit job sites of remodel projects to field survey existing electrical conditions. Utilize engineering analysis programs and professional judgment to analyze loads, lighting levels, and short circuit currents under the supervision of a senior engineer. Skills: Fluency in Engineering analytic programs for short circuit, over current coordination, and arc flash mitigation programs, e.g. SKM, E-tap, etc. Working knowledge of NEC and FPA codes and energy efficiency requirements. Proficient in Revit and AutoCAD 2D formats, ability to work under time pressure and adapt to changing requirements. Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architectural engineering, or construction sciences. Possesses a LEED-AP accreditation from the US Green Building Council or secures one during their time of employment, no less than 2 years from the date of hire. PE License preferred. Can be a combination of education, training and relevant experience. 

 
 

Security Project Manager
Provide overall management direction for existing projects and develop new business opportunities. This role reports to the security division manager. Responsibilities: Plan, manage, and monitor projects and profitability. Bid project take-offs, interpretation of plans and specifications. Initiate and maintain liaison with client and contracts to facilitate field activities. Monitor construction through administrative direction to ensure project built on schedule and within budget. Develop strategies to identify leads for future projects and manage pipeline. Develop new business opportunities with existing and potential clients through frequent personal contact. Requirements: 5-7 plus years of experience and knowledge of construction, design, and management required. Security product experience with Software House, Genetec, Avigilon, S2, and Exacq. Extensive knowledge of security systems, access control and construction industry. Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education preferred.

 
 

CFO
Always provide owners with honest and transparent advice on what is best for WBE legally, ethically, and otherwise.
• Assist in owner/executive management succession planning working with CEO/majority owner.
• Legal
 Maintain corporate shareholder records (stock ledger, ownership transactions, minutes, distributions, etc. Currently one S-Corp and two real estate LLCs.
o Conduct bi-annual shareholder meeting
o Customer contracts, vendor subcontracts, lease agreements, other misc agreements
o Participates in contract negotiations, considers and advises on financing options, favorable terms, contractual or legal risks.
• Insurance Risk Management – manage annual insurance renewals and coverages.
• Manage and mentor Controller (Controller has a staff of 9)
• Ensure appropriate levels of internal controls, systems, procedures, and segregation of duties
• Develop and maintain Accounting System to provide accurate and timely information to Executive Management and customers.
• Provide training and assistance to Accounting personnel.
• Financial statements and other management reports
o Analyzes, identifies, interprets and evaluates financial, accounting, cost and trend reports.
o Weekly low margin reporting
o biweekly backlog hours
o monthly financials and related management reports
o project/WIP review for appropriate revenue recognition and need for job loss reserves.
o quarterly bank covenant and financial reporting and bond surety financial reporting
o annual CPA reviewed financial statements
o Other management reporting, analysis, and budgeting as needed.
• Cash flow forecasting and budgeting as necessary, including maintaining daily cash reconciliation report (cash spreadsheet)
• Banking
o Maintain good banking relations
o Negotiate bank debt and covenant terms as appropriate
o Complete PPP loan forgiveness process
• Tax returns and tax payments
o Work with external professionals on preparation of company tax returns and other filings including quarterly shareholder and company tax payments
• Miscellaneous
o Annual or more frequent bill rate updates.
o Annual bonus calculations and other incentive programs.
• Assist Executive Management with Capital Planning and Financial Analysis projects, as required.
• Preparation of annual departmental budgets and periodic analysis of actual results.
• Preparation for, and conduct of, the annual examination by outside independent auditors, customer auditors, and other outside parties (tax authorities, unions, insurance carriers).
• Assisting in any special projects for Executive Management, as appropriate 

 
 

Telcom Project Manager
Review and incorporate historical data from purchase orders, subcontracts, productivity analysis reports, etc. into unit and man-hour figures.
• Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend pre-bid meetings to determine scope of work and required contacts of estimate.
• Prepare estimates by calculating complete takeoff of scope of work.
• Coordinate total estimating effort relevant to bid/projects.
• Plan, organize, and staff key field positions.
• Establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of company policy.
• Initiate and maintain liaison with client and contract to facilitate field activities.
• Monitor construction through administrative direction to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
• Represent company in project meetings, assist in strategy.
• Manage financial aspects of contracts.
• Supervise field personnel.
• Maintain files of working documents as back-up.
• Interface with Owner, A/E and other contractors to provide cost date regarding project feasibility.

• Must have five years of project management experience working with telcom cabling systems and BICSI RCDD and SYSTIMAX certifications.
• Must have experience dealing with purchasing managers, architects, general contractors and telcom consultants.
• Must have experience managing complex cabling projects including site management, project cost tracking, timeline estimates, subcontractor management and coordination / interaction with trades engineers to ensure successful integration projects.
• Must have ability to trouble-shoot complex telcom problems.
• Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures of the telcom cabling industry.
• Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.                   
• Must have an understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards and their impact on project activities
• Must have excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

 
 

AutoCAD/Revit Specialist
Duties: • Provide drafting support to Project Managers.
• Design CAD templates.
• Develop CAD library.
• Provide BIM/CAD support (Revit/AutoCAD).
• Coordinate and collaborate with clients, project engineers, and project managers.
• Lead and manage CAD/Revit design process and team.• Provide leadership and vision to the company in the areas of BIM and CAD.
Required: • Minimum 4 years professional drafting experience.
• Demonstrated proficiency with AutoCAD 2D and 3D.
• Strong work ethic and positive, collaborative attitude.
• Self-motivated, organized and detail-oriented.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Preferred: • Experience in the electrical/data construction Industries.
• Proficiency with MS Office products.
• Experience with Autodesk Revit/AutoCAD/Navis and BIM 360 Suite.
• Associates Degree in engineering or related technical field.

 
 

Why Work at WBE

At W. Bradley Electric, Inc., you’ll experience a healthy, positive, productive, flexible and fun place to work. You’ll be provided the education, support, mentoring, and encouragement along with the opportunity to make a difference both at work and in the community. On your first day you will soon see what WBE has to offer in the areas of personal and professional growth opportunities and career advancement.It is our mission for every employee to be successful and to thrive both at work and at home.

The tenure of WBE employees is 7.4 years which is twice the national average. By taking into account an employee’s well-being we have built a healthy, vibrant, and rewarding work environment that continues to grow and encourages employees grow with us. With four offices and six divisions, WBE has interesting opportunities for individuals throughout San Francisco Bay Area.

 

WBE Kickball Tournament 2018
WBE annual Halloween costume contest participants!
Careers At WBE

Benefits

The lively-hood and well-being of our employees and their families rank at the top of the employee satisfaction scale at WBE, so much so that these fundamentals are the foundation of our company and its culture ever since WBE, Inc. was formed in 1977. WBE Inc. strives to provide a full benefits package for our co-workers and their families, which are listed on this page.

Benefits

  • Student Loan Repayment Assistance
  • Matching 401k Retirement Plan
  • Commuter Benefits
  • Dental Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Long Term Disability Insurance
  • Medical Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Paid Holidays
  • Sick Time
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Vacation Time
  • Wellness Program

Non-Typical Perks

  • Newly renovated gym with Person Trainer twice a week
  • Pets at work (In select locations)
  • Weekly in house yoga
  • Monthly birthday luncheons
  • Tournaments: ping pong, horse shoes, kickball, etc.
  • Administrative Assistants Day
  • Team Building Events
  • Mentoring Program
  • Financial counseling
  • Clubs & Activities
  • Three Floating Holidays
  • Company vehicles/vehicle allowance (project manager and above)
  • Bring your child to work <5 years old
  • Paid 30 hours of job related training every year
  • Annual family holiday brunch with a visit from Santa
  • Annual company picnics
  • Annual Poker Night
  • Semi Annual Holiday Lucheon
  • Semi Annual Winter Formal

At WBE, we celebrate small and we celebrate large. We are always trying to find creative ways to keep the work environment interesting and entertaining so when large jobs are booked we ring bells and bang the gong!

13 Time “Best Places to Work” Award Winner

Want to know what makes WBE one of the best places to work? According to Leslie Murphy, CEO “It’s the people. They are our greatest asset and mean so much to the company both professionally and personally. The relationships and camaraderie they share amongst themselves and with the company’s executive team keeps the environment light and fun. It is one of the things I look forward to each and every day. I feel fortunate to be surrounded by some of the most genuine, liked minded, professional, and fun people in our industry.”

We like to describe our company culture as family oriented, creative, playful, friendly, supportive, encouraging, kind, giving, and welcoming. Every year that we win this award is an honor.

Health and Wellness

WBE is an eighth time winner of the North Bay Business Journal’s “Healthiest Companies in the North Bay.” Our Wellness Committee does a great job of encouraging healthy choices. There is always fresh fruit and healthy snack choices provided daily as well as sponsored activities such as Tough Mudder, Color Runs, Spartan Race, and Battle Frog for everyone to participate in. We have softball and basketball teams for employees to join and we also have a newly renovated gym with a personal trainer two days a week that all employees can take advantage of!

Gym - Healthiest Companies in the North Bay
Battle Frog
Mud Run Activities
Customers are Family
We are committed to a flawless execution
Community - We strive to mentor, give back, donate, coach

Core Values

 

1. Customers are Family

We hug our customers and aim to keep them for life. We respect them and never forget it is their choice to be with us. We use technology & priorities to respond at lightning speed to our client’s needs. Our job is to solve our clients’ problems and blow away their expectations.

 

2. Excellence

We are committed to a flawless execution and won’t take short cuts on quality or safety. We train until we are experts and leaders in the industry, and then we train some more. We are flexible and learn from our mistakes. We thrive on creativity and encourage quiet time to use the left side of our brains. We value honesty and integrity.

 

3. Teamwork

We treat each other with respect and communicate honestly & openly. We collaborate while maintaining individual accountability. We encourage ideas to improve the company & processes.

 

4. Employee Life

We are family with a strong bond of loyalty and with a common goal of serving our clients. We embrace the whole person and their families. We emphasize a healthy life and work balance.

 

5. Community

We share a mission to make an impact on our local and regional societies. We strive to mentor, give back, donate, coach and serve others so that this world is a better place because of our existence.

 

6. Play

We believe we should have fun and play each day. We embrace humor and encourage each other to try new things. We celebrate small and we celebrate large

Our annual company picnic was Rennaisance themed this year!
Employee Life
We should have fun and play each day

 Training and Career Development

Professional advancement and personal growth is the cornerstone of WBE’s foundation. All employees have the opportunity to advance within our company. Whether it is through promotion, or a lateral move as a result from cross training. You will control your future at WBE. Our company offers many tools to assist you. All you need to do is provide the ambition and the talent and we will help with the rest, such as

  • Paid 30 hours of job related training every year
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Cross training
  • Online courses
  • Paid internships
  • Hundreds of years of industry experience & expertise
  • Diversity within our industry
  • Technical and non-technical skill sets
  • Mentoring program
  • One on one meetings with supervisor
  • Manufacturer seminars and presentations

Because WBE has six divisions within one company, Electrical Construction, Telecommunications, Security Control, Audio/Visual, and Network Systems this in turn creates endless possibilities for you to discover your true potential.

Training and Career Development
Training and Career Development At WEB

 Internships

WBE provides paid internships to High School and College age students to help them kick start their future and by providing guidance and experience in a corporate work place.

Our internship program seeks to teach and train aspiring students. We believe that students should be exposed to all aspects of a business so that they can begin a career path with a broad knowledge of the entire field and process. When you start you can expect to be assigned important and practical tasks, as well as work side by side with tenured staff to ensure your time is well spent and both productive, collaborative, and educational.

Because WBE has multiple divisions within one company, Electrical Construction, Telecommunications, Security Control, Audio/Visual, IT Services and Traffic Signals this diversity will assist you in answering some of the most important questions in your life. What future job will be the best fit for me and give me the greatest fulfillment in my career?

For more information, please contact W. Bradley Electric, Inc. 90 Hill Road, Novato CA 94945, Attention: Laura Masset, Human Resources Director or lmasset@wbeinc.com