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POST DATE 9/19/2017
END DATE 1/5/2018

McKinstry Company Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)
Bachelors Degree


At McKinstry, we re proud to be a collective group of innovators and problem solvers, builders and engineers, mentors and students. We strive to create an engaging work environment that empowers you to do the work you are passionate about.

We believe deeply that energy and facility services, engineering and construction are revolutionizing the built environment and if you re driven by our mission to transform ideas into meaningful relationships and together, build a thriving planet, McKinstry may be the place for you.

Total collaboration and a diverse, employee-centric work experience are what we can provide you. Integrated delivery and true consultative partnership is what you will help us provide for our clients. Our culture is what differentiates us and because of this, we seek exceptional talent that believes what we believe.

Here s where you come in:

We are currently seeking a Senior Construction Project Manager to join the team as a member of our growing Rocky Mountain Energy division.

What you re great at:

Project Management

* Leads projects from initiation to closeout.

* Develops and manages project plans, schedules, and scopes of work.

* Oversees, scheduling and coordination of internal and external resources for project completion.

* Communicates with clients and project resources (subcontractors and vendors).

* Documents discussions, outcomes, and decisions.

* Supports Request for Proposal (RFP) process.

* Researches and evaluates new products and vendors.

* Processes or oversees review log and distributes submittals.

* Obtains detailed knowledge of contract, drawings and specifications for project(s).

* Maintains or oversees the cost issue logs.

* Upholds and communicates McKinstry safety standards.

* Ensures safety compliance of subcontractors and all on-site personnel.

* Defines individual project responsibilities and accountabilities.

* Coordinates implementation handoffs between internal departments.

* Mitigates and reports on risk on behalf of the company.

* Delivers accurate and timely business reports.

* Manages and coordinates procurement activities for Subcontracts and Purchase Orders.

* Oversees Job Start and Project Closeout materials.

* Assesses, defines and documents agreements from customers regarding project requirements.

* Manages pre-construction process with the field foremen and Business Manager.

* Assess site safety and implements actions to prevent injury to property and personnel.

* Ensures safety compliance of subcontractors and all on-site personnel.


Project Controls

* Assumes financial responsibility for project including accurate, timely and relevant reporting to stakeholders.

* Facilitates invoice payment to subcontractors and suppliers.

* Reviews substantiation of subcontractor billing.

* Responsible for preparation of monthly project accounting review.

* Monitors, controls, and reports on the financial performance of projects.

* Draft or oversee subcontracts and purchase agreements.

* Assist with client billings.

* Generates preliminary assessments, technical solutions, fee proposals, presentations, studies, and general support.

* Maintains positive working relationships with building owners, contractors, consultants, vendors and partners.

* Respond to stakeholder inquiries.

* Delivers accurate and timely data to support project forecasts.


* Serve as primary point of contact with customer.

* Inform internal and external customers of new offerings and upgrades.

* Facilitate communication internally between project team and other departments.

* Make presentations to a variety of audiences; act as subject matter expert.

* Identify, qualify and funnel potential new service opportunities to Business Development team.

* Directs customer requests for product functionality enhancements to the appropriate people.

Team Management

* Recruits, coaches, and mentors project team members.

* Develop project staffing plans to include labor and subcontractors.

* Responsible for the forecasting of project management labor requirements.

* Act as steward of McKinstry culture; communicate and influence policies and procedures.

What we d like you to have:

* BA/BS degree in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, Facilities Management or equivalent work experience required.

* Eight (8) years of experience in project management, building operations or other related field required.

* Experience with working for a General Contractor or Major Mechanical Subcontractor required.

* Proficient in scheduling software: Microsoft Project, Primavera, and/or Suretrak required.

* Knowledge of construction management, commercial building process, financial acumen

* Intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and Project required; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.

* RCDD, CPM professional designation is preferred.

* Knowledge of construction financial programs and software.

* Basic estimating skills preferred.

* Knowledge of the basics of labor relations including union contract requirements, and hiring practices preferred.

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training.

McKinstry is committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within McKinstry who have always been the source of our strength. We recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for organizational excellence.

This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity should contact their direct supervisor or the Human Resources Department without fear of retaliation of any kind..


Established in 1960, McKinstry is a full-service design, build, operate and maintain (DBOM) firm with more than 1,900 employees. McKinstry’s professional staff and tradespeople deliver consulting, construction, energy and facility services. As an early adopter of the DBOM process, the company advocates collaborative and sustainable solutions that are designed to ensure occupant comfort, improve systems efficiency, reduce facility operational costs and ultimately optimize profitability for the life of your building.

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