Sr. Project Manager- MEP

Roanoke, VA

Onsite  -  IT - Project / Program / Change Management  -  Direct Placement  -  Job ID: 24-00513

Title: Senior Project Manager – MEP
Location: Roanoke, VA
Duration: Direct Hire
Compensation: $85-130k/yr. (barring experience)
Work Requirements: US Citizen, GC Holders or Authorized to Work in the U.S.


ACI's Senior Project Manager (SPM) – MEP oversee all aspects of planning and implementing the delivery of our commercial construction projects, including Mechanical, Plumbing, Sheet Metal, HVAC, Electrical, Fire Protection (sprinkler), and our respective subcontractors. PM's are knowledgeable in the design and construction of MEP systems, and will be responsible for reviewing plans and specifications for design and constructability issues.

A successful ACI SPM is the team leader, and will stop at nothing to ensure a project meets its financial goals. Our SPM's possess the soft skills required to work with unique personalities that are present in the construction environment, and overcome the challenges common on large construction projects.

PM's hold quality at the highest regard, and will implement ACI's quality program across all of their projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Builds and maintains a positive relationship with internal project teams, our customers, subcontractors, and key vendors
  • Builds positive morale on the project site
  • Coordinates with various internal departments such as pre-construction, sales, safety, purchasing, CAD/BIM, and fabrication shops as well as client personnel and others to:
    • Develops and maintain a construction plan and schedule
    • Scopes out vendor quotes and purchase equipment and material
    • Scopes out subcontractors and issue subcontracts
    • Provides guidance for the fabrication schedule
  • Monitors key metrics daily (manpower, material/equipment deliveries, etc.) and mentors site leadership to support the timely execution and completion of the work within budget with no defects or accidents
  • Prepares, monitors, and maintains project budgets, and reports to senior management on key metrics
  • Creates Revenue Forecasts, Schedule of Values, Cash Flow analysis, and other financial analysis
  • Identifies changes in scope, prepares pricing, and submits potential change orders to customer
  • Develops recovery plans to bring a project that is experiencing issues, such as issues with safety, quality, or production back on track
  • Acts as liaison with prime client and architect/engineer contacts, to facilitate construction activities
  • Distributes final requirement documentation to subcontractors
  • Schedules all required construction meetings with required personnel, subcontractors, architects, and owners
  • Attends client, architect pre-bid, project and close out meetings
  • Plans, organizes, and maintains/staff key team positions through department heads or trade managers
  • Establishes project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy and clients' direction
  • Monitors staffing needs, evaluate performance, and address employee relation issues as warranted for staff
  • Makes decisions and recommendations, which can greatly impact corporate relationships with clients and profitability of projects which he/she is managing
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Supervisory Responsibility: Yes


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field, and/or 15 years of experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Must be a self-starter, be able to work with minimal supervision, follow written and oral instructions, show attention to detail, and demonstrate problem-solving skills
  • Must be able to pass post-offer pre-employment drug screen, and may be required to satisfactorily complete additional background checks as required (i.e. DMV, criminal history)
  • Must adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Must be available to work assigned schedules

The work environment and physical demands required would be representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job, and may include, but are not limited to the following:

Work Environment:

  • May work in varying temperatures; both inside and outside, including inclement weather, heat, humidity, cold and dampness
  • May work in areas with exposure to moderate/high noise levels
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles including dust
  • May be required to work in confined spaces or from high heights

Physical Demands:

  • While performing duties of the job the employee may work aloft, climb, bend, pull, reach overhead, stand/walk for long periods of time and lift up to 50 lbs
  • Frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; and reach with hands and arms
  • Must be able to correctly identify all colors of a color-coded cable/wires and see close vision, distance vision, depth perception, peripheral vision and ability to adjust focus


  • May require travel (typically not overnight)


  • Lean six sigma black belt certification
  • Familiarity with the BIM process
  • Prior experience with Procore – Project Management System
  • Prior military experience