Director - Electrical Services

Freeman Expositions, LLC (01)    San Diego, CA
Job Description

We’re a global company of thinkers, designers, and doers. Freeman partners with our clients to build a connection with their customers by creating brand experiences that are seamless, innovative, and immersive. From strategy, creative, and digital to logistics and event technology, our teams place the client at the center, helping them connect to people in meaningful and personal ways. What makes us unique is our collaborative culture, intuitive knowledge, global perspective, and personalized approach developed from our 90-year legacy as an industry leader. Freeman connects people to a universe of opportunities that create a spark, build understanding, and inspire action.


Would you consider yourself a Guru when it comes to Electrical setups? Are you someone that people view as an effective leader? Have you worked in the tradeshow or live production industry? If so, what about Overseeing all aspects of the electrical department for the region including, but not limited to, office and union personnel, budgets, P&L reports and event production? Can you develop and maintain interdepartmental relationships and industry relationships. Are you comfortable acting as liaison between Freeman venues and related unions? If so, you should be a fit for our Director - Electrical Services position we have open at our Anaheim office! Please see the duties below:

  • Work with manager and supervisor to see that staffing, discipline and training are accomplished.
  • Oversee proper administration of branch payroll controls. Review and approve union wage increases. Participate in union negotiations as necessary. Act as liaison between unions and Freeman’s Electrical Department
  • Conduct meetings with department heads to review schedules, implement programs, and coordinate inter-department activities.
  • Conduct Operations/Strategy meetings with General Foremen, and Supervisors and provide necessary support
  • Review short and long range job planning and assignments with department heads
  • Review and implement procedures as necessary in order to drive efficiencies
  • Provide support to all departments with electrical customers and potential electrical customers
  • Create and submit proposals as needed
  • Maintain relationship with local convention bureau, convention center and hotels.
  • Approve purchase orders, payables and credit memos
  • Perform necessary work on accounts personally responsible for
  • Review and approve travel of all employees according to company travel policy
  • Review and analyze job cost sheets per event and weekly payroll reports
  • Review and evaluate all entries of P&L, tracking reports, or “Income Statement
  • Ensure that department maintains appropriate training and safety programs
  • Reviews and approves all Facility electrical commissions and fees
  • Prepare accurate prepare annual branch budget and submit to corporate management by deadline
  • Prepare capital expenditure list and submit for approval to General Manager
  • Oversee inventory controls, and bi-annual inventory counts and submit to corporate management by deadline
  • Check insurance reports on a quarterly basis and review all claim reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Minimum 5 + years Electrical and supervisory experience required.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Internet applications.
  • Knowledge of the accounting systems is a plus


  • State Electrical Contractor’s License


  • Bachelor s Degree from a four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience required.

*Relocation is negotiable

At Freeman, our commitment to diversity and inclusion is helping us to create not only a great place to work, but also an environment where our employees, our customers and our communities around the world can reach their goals and connect with each other. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status and other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Tue, 12 Nov 2019 01:03:31 GMT

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