MEP Project Manager II
DeKalb, IL 
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Job Description

Innovation, a collaborative customer, process improvement, and the ability to implement lessons learned on your next build. It's what our data center roles offer our team members day in and day out. We're building hyperscale data center campuses and leveraging a program-focused approach. That means our team members meet the demand of complex, MEP-heavy data centers while also growing their careers on these builds. And that demand shows no sign of slowing down.

The data center market demand is on track to increase almost 22% every year through 2026. That demand has put an unbelievable opportunity in front of technology providers--and the construction companies who build these data centers.

The Big Picture:

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced MEP Project Manager to provide overall direction and leadership on a Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing (MEP) dominant project or for MEP scopes of work on medium to large projects. Your duties may include the management of project quality, timeliness, safety, as well as mentoring the project team. You will also develop and improve customer relationships by providing excellent service. Strong communication skills are necessary as you will be interacting with staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment. Your ability to remain flexible, inventive, dedicated, and efficient with a high level of integrity and confidentiality is vital to your success in this role.

EXPECTATIONS OF ALL TEAM MEMBERS

At Mortenson, we believe everyone is a leader. For that reason, every team member is expected to apply our leadership principles - Do the Right Thing, We Before Me and Inspire What's Possible - in their work. This means we act with dependability, initiative and a positive attitude to produce high quality work and deliver an exceptional customer experience. We are on time, productive and consistent in our attendance. We approach work as part of a team, listen to the opinions of others and cooperate to achieve project goals. We accept direction from supervisors and seek out constructive feedback. We follow rules and procedures to ensure quality work and safeguard the wellbeing of ourselves and others. We push to exceed the established goals, standards and accountabilities of our positions to increase quality, safety and innovation.

All team members are responsible for supporting a diverse, equitable and inclusive work environment, as well as positively contributing to our company culture. This begins by aligning with Mortenson's values and ethical standards as stated in the Mortenson Code of Ethics and Business Conduct, in addition to abiding by the procedures and practices outlined in the Mortenson Operations Manual.

What will you be doing?

Supervise the overall financial health of projects

  • Develop and maintain project financial projections and equipment projections
  • Determine and allocate project estimate into financial system
  • Figure out cost codes, approve invoices, and make necessary budget management decisions
  • Provide financials and billings to Accounting for timely payment
  • Create monthly owner billings

Handle subcontracts and suppliers

  • Oversee budget for and make selections of trade partners and suppliers
  • Handle billings and contract management, including contract buyouts
  • Supervise the 3-D coordination process to resolve all conflicts prior to installation
  • Direct and handle the commissioning process on the project inclusive of the start up plan, COT, commissioning schedule, and functional testing
  • Lead all activities required in the project closeout inclusive of operations and maintenance manuals, model turn over, and training

Lead Assistant Project Manager(s) and Project Engineer(s)

  • Provide job assignments and lead career development
  • Approve time cards for on-site team members
  • Provide ongoing feedback of work performance

Function as the main point of contact with the owner and on-site representative

  • Assist with the review of the owner agreement
  • Resolve site concerns for the owner and/or representative
  • Provide frequent interactions and service to build positive relationships and future work opportunities

Handle change orders

  • Decide when to submit to the owner or on-site representatives
  • Obtain the customer/architect's approval

Other duties as assigned, including:

  • Maintain schedule and budget until project completion
  • Provide high level management of quality, risk, safety, and compliance for the project and team members

How will you succeed?

  • Demonstrate ability to fulfill development to closeout responsibilities for complex projects
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and run multiple project tasks
  • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
  • Positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
  • Minimum six years construction management experience, preferably experience with a Mechanical or Electrical Contractor
  • Current driver's license

Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural, Mechanical, and/or Electrical Engineering or equivalent field experience

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
6+ years
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