Senior DDC Controls Project Manager

Job Description:

Provide overall planning, oversight and outcome responsibility for multiple construction projects from pre-booking to client acceptance. Supervise both the project team, including subcontractors and vendors, during planning, estimating, design, installation, startup, commissioning, turnover and warranty.

Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage planning, documentation and installation of building mechanical/electrical systems and equipment, Tridium (primarily BACnet) controls systems software/architecture and DDC controls system devices.
  • Review contracts, drawings, and specifications.
  • Manage, forecast, and report project financial performance.
  • Create, maintain, and update construction schedules and deadlines.
  • Manage subcontractors including RFPs, scope of work documentation, subcontracts, and approving progress payments.
  • Manage the completion of all close-out documentation; warranty letters, as-builts, billings, permits, and all project records.
  • Create and implement Specific Site Safety Plans and lead/ enforce safety to the highest standards.
  • Estimate work and/or assist sales team with estimates.
  • Monitor billing progress and pursue timely client payments.

Specific Job Skills:

  • Strong interactive and communication skills.
  • Strong customer service and customer relationship skills.
  • Knowledge of DDC Control Theory and Applications.

Education and/or Experience:

  • Required Experience: 5+ years of experience in building automation controls and/or mechanical or electrical construction project management.
  • Required Education: High School or GED required. BS/BA in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Required Software Tools: Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Experience with large high-rise buildings (1 million SF and larger).
  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, construction management, mechanical engineering or sustainable building science (preferred).
  • HVAC and/or Mechanical system experience.
  • Basic knowledge of Tridium\Niagara.
  • Familiar with Distech Controls (preferred).

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Potentially supervise other Project Managers and Senior DDC Controls Engineers.

Job Conditions:

Maintain a valid Drivers’ License and satisfactory driving record.