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Controls Project Manager

NW Recruiting Partners
Portland, OR
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $100,000 to $130,000 Yearly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Project Manager - Building Controls

Portland, OR

Our client, a local, well-established mechanical engineering contractor, is looking for a Project Manager to join their Building Performance Group to help lead the successful completion of HVAC controls and energy-related projects. This is an integral role, managing communication with the entire project team, utility company representatives and the customer during all phases of the assigned project, as well as confirming the work direction provided to engineers, system technicians, balance technicians, electricians, administration assistants and subcontractors.

Our client is recognized as a leader in their industry, and they are looking for a candidate that shares their core values: collaboration, community, dedication, innovation, safety, and fun! If you are looking for a great team to join in the next phase of your career, have a strong foundation of electrical/mechanical building systems, and a background in project management, this could be a great opportunity for you!

Project Manager - Building Controls Responsibilities:

  • Provides technical support for the sale of building controls, energy and commissioning projects inclusive of managing customer meetings, the development of riser diagrams for the use in presentations, scope of work development, and pricing.
  • Review specifications, submittals and design documents to ensure that a complete scope of work is developed to minimize costly changes once execution of the project has commenced.
  • Performs and/or manages detailed estimating of the Building Performance Group services.
  • Evaluates the contractual scope of work and the impact of client issued bulletins, field directives and/or scheduling changes.
  • Communicates both technical and business-related issues with the clients, project management staff, and sales personnel.
  • Manages and confirms the hardware design, software programming, and equipment installation using established standards and issued construction documents.
  • Manages and confirms the provision, review, and acceptance of customer submittal information.
  • Performs and manages the selection, ordering, budget, and delivery schedule of materials to be procured for the projects assigned.
  • Coordinates and assists in the MEP planning of the control system electrical installation.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the applicable permits are applied for, obtained, extended, and signed off by the Authority Having Jurisdiction.
  • Confirms the loading, device verification, and commissioning of all system controllers.
  • Validates complete system functionality and troubleshoots problems with subcontractors and other trades to ensure proper operation.
  • Manages the on-site coordination between building performance personnel and other trades, utility company, General Contractor, electrical contractor, fire alarm contractor, or other third-party contractors.
  • Performs internal kick-off meeting as applicable for projects to ensure clarity of scope, budget, communication/reporting expectations, and project schedule.
  • Develops work packages in conjunction with the responsible foreperson/team leader.
  • Effectively communicates the status of projects to management and provides weekly forecasts of resource needs and project costs.
  • Manages and confirms site-specific HVAC controls and systems training for owner/operator.
  • Performs/manages the customer closeout and acceptance inclusive of the successful transition to the appropriate personnel as well as receipt of all applicable utility incentives.

Project Manager - Building Controls Profile:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or Construction Management; or equivalent work experience in electrical/mechanical building systems and project management duties.
  • Certifications with United Sates Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional for Existing Buildings / Operations & Maintenance are preferred.
  • Ability to effectively interact with customers, field personnel, sales, and office staff.
  • Ability to set goals, meet deadlines, and accurately/calmly handle multiple priorities with frequent interruptions.

Company Benefits:

  • 401K with a 40% match on any contributions you make.
  • Fully covered medical, dental and vision insurance for employees plus heavy coverage for dependents.
  • Employee wellness plans, discount programs, and commuter benefits
  • Professional development assistance

Compensation: $100,000 - $130,000/year

NW Recruiting Partners


Portland, OR



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