MEP Project Manager

ML6 Search + Talent Advisory

The Opportunity:

We are seeking a Mechanical or Electrical Project Manager to join our clients engineering team in Kingston, ON. In this role, you will oversee a variety of projects from tenant fit-ups to high-rise residential buildings, leading our in-house project teams and serving as the liaison with clients, consultants, and construction teams. This is an opportunity to work in a fast-paced and dynamic office environment with a wide variety of clients and projects ranging from $50,000 to $50,000,000 in construction value.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Prepare proposals for new projects, identifying scope, schedule, and budget with clients and negotiating associated fees.
  • Assemble project teams and manage their efforts to deliver projects on time, within budget, and meeting client expectations.
  • Monitor project progress through regular communication with the team, reviewing hours/dollars spent, and keeping clients and Principal-In-Charge updated.
  • Attend client meetings, document discussions, and report back to the team.
  • Review drawings to ensure they meet client expectations and quality control measures.
  • Identify extra scope and negotiate additional fees where applicable.
  • Manage sub-consultants to ensure work is completed to company standards and fees are aligned with the proposal.
  • Coordinate contract administration activities with the design team and/or field technician.
  • Work with the accounting team to prepare monthly invoicing and aid in project collections.
  • Establish effective relationships with all parties involved in the project.
  • Design mechanical or electrical projects of various complexities and sizes.
  • Direct junior staff on design strategies/concepts.
  • Prepare project documentation, including drawings and specifications.
  • Conduct field reviews and oversee construction administration.

What You’ll Need to Be Successful:

  • Solid knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Experience in project management in the design or construction fields.
  • Experience with construction contract law and standard contract documents.
  • Experience with pricing projects and managing fees for additional services.
  • Excellent communication skills and experience working directly with clients.
  • Ability to multi-task and be organized, especially under the stress of multiple project deadlines.
  • A result-oriented problem solver who enjoys finding the right solution for each project.
  • 8+ years of experience in building design or construction industry.
  • University degree or College diploma in a related field including electrical, mechanical, architectural or building science.