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Central Plant Manager
Emcor McLean, VA
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Central Plant Manager

McLean, VA
Expired: February 20, 2024 Applications are no longer accepted.
  • Full-Time

About Us: EMCOR Government Services offers an experienced single-source solution for meeting the routine and mission-critical needs of federal, state, local and other government organizations. By combining our expert professional technicians, commercial best practices, extensive facilities knowledge and strong commitment to reliable, responsive service, we enable our government clients to achieve consistently high-performance facilities, on-time projects and long-term value.

Job Title:  Central Plant Manager 

Job Summary: EMCOR Government Services is currently soliciting applicants for a upcoming new business opportunity in the Northern VA area. All applicants must hold a current TS-SCI w\  polygraph clearance. 

Job Summary: EMCOR is preparing to respond to a government RFP for the facilities operations of a secure government facility. EMCOR Government Services (EGS) is recruiting for the role of Central Plant Manager for this procurement. If awarded the Contract, this position will provide direction and oversight to site-based senior management and operations staff. Working through subordinate leaders, responsibilities include client interaction, financial planning and management, interaction on human resources management, operations improvement, and planning, organizing, coordinating, directing, and controlling assigned contract functions to support a large steam and chill water plant.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • A significant percentage of this position is the knowledge, understanding, and execution of integrated facility management and operations and repair services in a large campus secure environment. To meet this requirement, the successful applicate must hold an active TS-SCI w\poly clearance.
  • Oversee and manage Site-Base operations and maintenance staff (Union).
  • Maintains a strong business relationship with current client.
  • Collaboratively work with EGS senior leadership and staff managers on SG&A control and P&L management.
  • Analyze operations to determine potential enhancements or improvements to facilities operational procedures and activities. Recommend appropriate actions or solutions to client consistent with contractually defined goals.
  • Provide oversight of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection and other critical infostructure support systems.
  • Maintains a strong safety and quality control programs in conjunction with the EGS Safety and Quality Director\Manager.
  • In consultation with the subordinate leaders and HR Business Partner, make decisions concerning the hiring, promotion, and termination of account staff.


  • Candidates must hold an active Top Secret Clearance with SCI eligibility and favorable Polygraph within the last 5 years.
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in engineering or a closely related field, and 12 years’ experience in the operation and maintenance of major Central Plants, to include experience as an operations supervisor of a steam (100,000 lb/hr or greater capacity) and chilled water (8,000 t/hr or greater capacity) plant; or; a high school, vocational school, or trade school diploma or equivalent, and either:
    • 12 years of related engineering field experience in major infrastructure systems including power, steam, and chilled water systems, including experience as an operations supervisor of a steam (100,000 lb/hr or greater capacity) and chilled water (8,000 t/hr or greater capacity) plant; or
    • 12 years of related engineering field experience in the management, operation, and maintenance of major Central Plants, including experience as an operations supervisor of a steam (100,000 lb/hr or greater capacity) and chilled water (8,000 t/hr or greater capacity) plant.
  • A thorough knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems.
  • Experience in emergency power, UPS, ATS and emergency generator operation.
  • Personnel management experience, with excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of facilities BAS and EMS monitoring and control systems.
  • Ability to plan, organize, coordinate, direct, and control all aspects of our account’s operational and repair activities.
  • Ability to work with the clients to find amiable solutions to difficult issues.
  • Ability to work with management systems and variety of skilled/unskilled, professional, administrative, and industry personnel.
  • Working knowledge of client relations, plant management, reporting, budgeting and control, and business operations, blueprints, buildings, grounds, equipment, housekeeping, construction, repair, maintenance, purchasing, inventory control, fire, safety management, & OSHA codes.
  • Willingness to be accessible and available at the sites to ensure proper management and operation of plant activities as needed 24 x 7.



  • Experience with Windows and MS Office
  • Operating Engineers License
  • Demonstrated skill at developing and nurturing strong client relationships
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written
  • Ability to organize and lead a group of people
  • Ability to work independently or as member of a team
  • Ability to adapt to ever changing priorities


The individual must be able to walk throughout a large facility to include climbing stairs and walking on catwalks.


We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. EOE M/F/Vet/Disabled

Notice to prospective employees: There have been fraudulent postings and emails regarding job openings. EMCOR Group and its companies list open positions here. Please check our available positions to confirm that a post or email is genuine.EMCOR Group and its companies do not reach out to individuals to help with marketing or other similar services. If an individual is contacted for services outside of EMCOR’s normal application process – it is probably fraudulent. 






McLean, VA



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