Project Manager - MEP, HVAC - Pewaukee, WI

Pewaukee Permanent USD82,500 - USD97,500
  • Excellent company culture and growth opportunities for an MEP Contractor
  • $150M per year in annual construction costs, direct support in leadership

About Our Client

The client is an established, full service, large MEP sub-contractor with a strong network of private clients throughout the Milwaukee and Madison, WI areas. They prides themselves on their work environment and have great results to show for it with very low turnover. They have strategically grown over the last 5 years and just moved into a new office building. Very good support coming from leadership and expect to cross the $200M in annual construction costs within the next 5 years across the firm.

  • Project Portfolio: 50% HVAC, 25% Plumbing, 25% service/electrical/pre-fabrication
  • Project Locations: all around Greater Milwaukee with an office location in Pewaukee, WI.

Job Description

  • Project Preparation. Obtain detailed understanding of assigned projects (contract specifications, terms, scope, alternates, estimated costs and planned installation methods). Arrange and lead turnover meeting from sales to project management. Prepare project documentation packet for field. Enter jobs into the accounting system.
  • Project Documentation. Prepare and communicate equipment submittals. Maintain equipment submittal log and documentation. Prepare and communicate project RFI's as early as possible in the project. Maintain RFI log and documentation. Prepare letter to appropriate party documenting all significant concerns (job delays, poor site conditions, out of sequence work, labor interruptions, etc). Maintain all required project documentation in accordance with Company standards.
  • Project Management. Manage contracts to estimate and construction schedule. Establish project metrics and report progress against metrics to Company management. Ensure that all assigned projects meet the Company's and customer's quality and safety expectations. Acquire all necessary permits, bonds, licenses and registrations. Arrange for all necessary job inspections. Document inspection activities and results. Coordinate job labor with Superintendents. Clearly communicate expectations regarding installation methods, equipment delivery and job schedules to Superintendents and foremen. Purchase necessary equipment/material. Coordinate delivery of equipment/material to project. Contract and schedule subcontractors for projects. Ensure that subcontractors are meeting Company standards of performance, quality, schedule and safety. Represent Company at all construction/coordination meetings as required by the customer.
  • Project Financials. Monitor project financial performance. Forecast project cost at completion for monthly WIP meetings. Approve equipment/material/subcontract invoices in a timely manner. Invoice customers in accordance with the contract and Company guidelines. Participate in collection issues as requested by Finance.
  • Customer Relations. Utilize contact with customers and detailed knowledge of customer systems to identify new business opportunities.
  • Coordinate activities among Total Mechanical divisions on multi-division projects, typically smaller and more apparent in nature. Assume lead role when assigned.
  • Arrange and lead post mortem meetings with Estimating for all jobs that complete outside of normal guidelines.
  • Change Orders. Identify, prepare, obtain pricing, negotiate and track change orders. Ensure that field personnel clearly understand what constitutes "out of scope" work for each project and how to communicate such requests to project management. Enter change orders into the accounting system.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of Company's best practices.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Ideally 2-10 years of MEP project management experience
  • A bachelor degree preferably in construction management, engineering, architecture or related field.
  • Effective communication skills to motivate your team.
  • The fortitude to juggle competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Multi-tasking with a sense of urgency while maintaining strong attention to detail and accuracy is crucial.
  • Conduct weekly subcontractor meetings on site.
  • Leadership Skills. This position requires the ability to build winning teams; effectively coach, delegate and motivate employees; the ability to pass skills and knowledge onto others; the ability to communicate clear directions and drive team objectives; and the composure to represent the Company favorably under all circumstances.
  • Technical Skills: This position requires proficiency in commonly used construction terms, tools, concepts and practices; proficiency in industry safety practices, procedures and equipment; the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and blueprints; proficiency in basic financial terms and concepts; and proficiency with general office and project management software (preferably Spectrum).
  • Personal/Interpersonal Competencies: This position requires strong problem solving and analytical skills; the ability to work independently and exercise sound business judgment; the ability to make commitments and be willing to be held accountable against them; the ability to organize workloads to meet deadlines; the adaptability to accept or bring about change when needed; the ability to drive continuous improvement thinking and actions; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, the ability to excel in a team environment and advance overall team objectives; the ability to ensure customer satisfaction by delivering excellence in products and service; and extremely high standards for ethical conduct.

What's on Offer

  • Up to $100k base salary, up for negotiation
  • Bonuses typically in between 15-20% of base salary
  • Annual review, 6-month performance and salary reviews
  • $400/month vehicle allowance
  • 50% on first 6% of 401k company match
  • Annual Cell Phone Allowance
  • Health Insurance Coverage
  • Dental and Vision coverage options
  • 100% coverage on Life, Short- and Long-term disability
  • Maternal Leave
  • Paternal Leave
  • An excellent company culture and growth opportunity

Reach out to (312) 263-8422 or submit a resume to be considered within 24 hours!

Tim Coonan
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