We’re a different kind of electrical construction company. We’re a company with a work environment that’s straightforward and fun. Our focus on building goes beyond the spaces that we light. 

Experience Professionals

Experienced Professionals

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Building relationships with each other.

Our industry is driven by relationships between general contractors, industry reps, engineers, and customers. Each of our partners helps drive our business forward. Our collaboration drives innovation for our customers. Relationships are the center of our business and our office, but they are only part of what we build at Continental.

Building skills, together.

We offer individualized training for you to be successful in your career here. Learning is a lifelong process and we encourage development, both technical and interpersonal. Here, you’re building skills that will last a lifetime.

Building spaces for success.

Electrical construction is about more than the physical lighting of spaces. While completing those spaces is fulfilling, we’re doing more than creating an office, industrial space, data center, or restaurant. We do more than pipe and wire. We’re building spaces for other people to innovate, to communicate, and to build together, too.

Building company culture.

Our value-based culture isn’t just a concept. This page and our whole website make it clear that we actually live our values.

  • Customer for Life
  • Enforce Accountability
  • Candid Communication
  • Continuous Development
  • One Team, One Direction

Building the individual.

With our benefits, we show how much we care about you as a person. As part of the Continental family, you will have:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance
  • 401(k) with generous match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Tuition assistance
  • Disability insurance
  • Liberal PTO
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Paid Time Off to volunteer with a charity




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associate Project manager – mission critical – DEKALB

The associate project manager works closely with an experienced project manager, providing assistance and support in various tasks and project management functions within electrical construction projects. Tasks may involve procurement, material logistics, scheduling, document management, change orders, close outs.   This role is designed to provide a foundation for a career in project management.

Primary Duties:

  • Administratively support the Project Manager in all areas including procurement, purchasing, subcontract and lease agreements, quality assurance, commissioning, and equipment tracking

  • Assist in the logistics and management of equipment and materials

  • Help track the project construction schedule utilizing Primavera P6 software

  • Assist estimators gathering quotes, printing drawings, counting, take-off estimating, and responding to RFIs and RFQs

  • Oversee document management, including RFIs, constraints, purchase order logs, field testing, change orders, shop drawings, and owner acceptance.

  • Professionally interact with customers, other trades, general contractors, and internal staff

  • Participate in the closeout process, including tracking punch list items.

  • Work collaboratively with various trades, contractors, and project stakeholders.


  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Construction Management, Engineering or related

  • 0-2 years of experience in Construction Management or related field.

  • Proficiency in the Microsoft Office Suite is essential; knowledge of Microsoft Project a plus.

  • Familiarity with Primavera P6 or other scheduling software a plus

  • Solid organization and prioritization abilities with the ability to satisfy concurrent deadlines

  • Analytical, judgement and problem-solving skills.

  • High detail orientation and accuracy

  • Self-motivation and initiative

  • Ability to work daily at the DeKalb worksite and pass a background check and drug test.



VDC Modeler II

The VDC Modeler II is responsible for aiding the Field Coordinator and/or the Electrical Systems Designer while adhering to the standards and workflows that have been established by the BIM Manager. Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, designing layouts for power and low voltage systems, creating & placing annotations (tags, keynotes, dimensions, etc.), creating and managing sheets & revisions, plotting, and exporting views/sheets.

Primary Duties:

  • Create electrical room layouts
  • Create families and project content to be used in models by VDC modelers
  • Model designs in AutoCAD or Revit up to the specifications of the job
  • Manage project template, blocks, details and plotting standards
  • Review detailed shop drawings for prefabrication and/or field installation
  • Maintain project drawings and details through all addendums, bulletins, etc.
  • Create training guides of various software used by the field and office


  • Associates Degree in Engineering or Electrical Design
  • 3-5+ years in the commercial electrical construction industry
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience designing electrical systems using AutoCad and/or Revit
  • Ability to independently design electrical room layouts
  • Understanding of project schedules and timelines
  • Understanding of electrical risers/single line diagrams
  • Understanding of various electrical systems layouts
  • Capable of reading manufacturer’s shop drawings and equipment cut sheets

Continental Electrical Construction Company is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment on account of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, age, sex, sexual or gender orientation, marital status, physical or mental disability, military status or unfavorable discharge from military service.