Senior Mechanical Construction Project Manager in Dulles at Apple & Associates

Date Posted: 4/13/2018

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Job Description

Our Company is an MEP building systems firm that provides innovative, yet practical engineering, construction, service, building automation, and energy solutions. For almost 65 years, we have been optimizing each stage of the building lifecycle with our in-house expertise and improving how buildings are designed, built, and maintained.  We are currently a 570 million dollar company with ambitious growth plans.

If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, we’re looking for you!  We seek people that don’t just follow a career path, but blaze their own.  People who want to apply innovation to their problem solving and embrace the concept of full collaboration between disciplines work with us.  We appreciate the spirit of integrity and entrepreneurialism with which our people act, and have learned that the more opportunity we allow our employees, the greater the results.  Each part of our business is interconnected and requires input from others, which has led to the collaborative setting from which we thrive.  Join our team and become a part of an organization that values work-life balance, community, and exceptional quality of work.


Position Description Summary:

The single point of accountability for the delivery of a large project including design, scope, cost & schedule.

Primary Duties, Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing a larger project and team than a Project Manager I &II.
  • Develop CFLs (Customers for Life.)
  • Serves as the main Point of Contact for a project.
  • Responsible for design, trade and subcontractor management.
  • Leadership role to entire project team, including identifying and delegating the responsibilities of team members.
  • Applies defined policies and procedures and takes responsibility for decisions and project issues.
  • Develops and implements procedural systems and strategies to ensure the continuous improvement of project teams and overall project performance.
  • Responsible for developing a clearly defined repeat client base and assists in future work procurement with these customers.
  • Consistently provides customer with all job related information regarding status of project.
  • Support Field Labor
  • Secure Maintenance Contracts
  • Equipment selection and subcontractor procurement.
  • Responsible for budget analysis reports, cost and revenue projections, budget analysis, change orders, construction plans etc.
  • Responsible for equipment purchases, subcontractor scope and buyouts.
  • Solely responsible for any cost impact related issues or problems
  • Identifies roles and responsibilities of the team
  • Mentors Project Team
  • Solely responsible for negotiating and managing contract changes

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Demonstrated ability of training and developing successful project teams.
  • Demonstrated skills of proactively planning projects and improving their gross margin. 
  • Ability to lead pre-construction activities on a major project.
  • Ability to perform value engineering analyses.    
  • Strong knowledge of engineering systems, higher than the PE or PM level.
  • Ability to estimate large jobs in a fast paced and demanding environment.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of management.
  • Ability to present proposals and give sales presentations.
  • Ability to manage large project team resources.
  • Strong knowledge of building HVAC mechanical systems.

Education / Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, or Construction Management, 10-20 years experience in related field.

Physical Capabilities:


  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation including CAD drawings, Blueprints, Submittals, etc.
  • Ability to work at a computer terminal with mouse and keyboard for several hours per day.
  • Ability to visit job construction areas and climb stairs, maneuver in and around pipe work and air ducts and work safely in close proximity to construction materials and equipment.



As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match (no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses