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Project Manager: MEP Construction

San Diego, CA, USA

Job Title: Project Manager: MEP Construction

Location: San Diego, CA

Position Type: Full-time

Travel Required: ~25% (Orange County, Yuma, Etc.)

We are looking to add a Project Manager to our Mechanical Construction team in the San Diego area! The Project Manager will be responsible for controlling labor, costs, timelines, schedules, and quality of entire construction projects. The right candidate will plan and assist in the coordination of the construction process, working with the owner, general contractors, engineers, architects, and vendors.


  • Manage project deadlines, milestones and coordination from start to finish

  • Resolve any issues as they arise, in a timely manner

  • Develop a cost-effective plan and schedule for completion of projects following a logical pattern for utilization of resources

  • Select and coordinate work of subcontractors working on various phases of projects

  • Oversee performance of all trade contractors and review architectural and engineering drawings to

  • make sure that all specifications and regulations are being followed

  • Actively participate in the coordination planning of materials, labor, and deadlines

  • Responsible for proper administration of construction contracts

  • Track and control construction schedules and associated costs to achieve completion of projects within time and monies allocated

  • Assist in risk management assessments and strategies

  • Identify areas for development, training, or coaching in coordination with the Project Manager, Foreman, and/or Safety Officer

  • Conduct annual performance evaluations of direct reports

  • Oversee safety initiatives in accordance with company strategy, Cal/OSHA, and local compliance agencies in coordination with the company Safety Officer and Human Resources Representative

  • Responsible for maintaining, tracking, and forecasting gross margins

  • Must produce RFIs and any costs associated

  • Prepare, estimate, and submit change orders in a timely manner

  • Create budget structures along with detail descriptions per cost code

  • Create schedules of values and monthly billings in a timely manner

  • Perform weekly job site visits

  • Mitigate financial impact of unforeseen conditions of a project

  • Responsible for submittals


  • Bachelor’s Degree; or craft / trade school plus 10 + years of relevant experience

  • Knowledge of trade (Sheet metal / Mechanical Piping Systems)

  • Experience in the MEP construction industry

  • Working knowledge of safety and compliance issues within the construction industry

  • Ability to read and interpret sophisticated schematics and design plans

  • Strong mathematical and problem solving abilities

  • Ability to follow Standard Operating Procedures

  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and demonstrate a flexible approach to work assignments

  • Must be a competent writer of business letters, quotations and proposals

  • Demonstrate understanding of the importance to supply & maintain a positive relationships with our Clients/General Contractors, providing a lasting business partnership

  • Computer proficiencies in Procore, BlueBeam, and Timberline

  • Willingness to step in and assist other department with other needs

  • Ability to read and write English

  • Strong communication skills

  • Self-motivated

  • Detail oriented

  • Able to work individually and in group setting

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office

  • Ability to resolve issues constructively

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Effective time management skills

  • Good phone and email etiquette skills

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