Senior Project Manager Mechanical

Kirlin Carolinas, is a large scale commercial mechanical and plumbing contractor in the Charlotte area, with branch offices in SC, specializing in hospitals, R&D, plan & spec and design build. We self-perform HVAC piping, plumbing, and the installation of equipment associated with our projects throughout North and South Carolina. Our projects range from $1 MM to $30 MM mechanical contract value.

We are currently looking for a Senior Project Manager with Mechanical Construction Experience to join Kirlin Carolinas, LLC in Charlotte, NC.

Position Overview

The Project Manager is to p rovide the overall management direction for a large project or two or more smaller projects in volume total up to $15,000,000.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform material take-offs and the material, equipment and subcontractor purchases.
  • Prepare, submit and maintain subcontracts, purchase orders, construction change directives, submittals and project control logs.
  • Initiate and maintain liaison with the prime client and A/E contacts to facilitate construction activities.
  • Monitor and control construction through administrative direction of an onsite Superintendent to ensure the project(s) are built on schedule and within budget; identify potential problems and assist in recommending corrective action.
  • Represent company in project meetings and assist in labor negotiations/strategy meetings.
  • Maintain all project drawings.
  • Manage financial aspects of the contracts (pay applications, change orders, monthly financial reporting, rental equipment, tools, etc.) to protect the company's interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with Client.
  • Review all submittals for conformance with contact documents.
  • Assume additional responsibilities per supervisor's direction.

General skills and abilities
  • Excellent leadership, managerial and mentoring skills
  • Professional demeanor and ability to interact with individuals at all levels
  • High energy level and strong work ethic
  • Possess initiative and strong customer service focus (both internal and external)
  • Disciplined, responsible personality with attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational and business management skills
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment
  • Persistent
  • Ability to prioritize
  • Highly motivated and creative with natural intellectual curiosity
  • Possesses sound judgement, able to think clearly and make informed decisions
  • Possesses emotional maturity, good moral character and integrity always
  • Upholds the vision, goals and values of Kirlin
  • Handles sensitive and confidential assignments with tact and diplomacy
  • Must be comfortable communicating with high level management as well as external clients.
  • Ability to function in fast paced, ever changing, high demand environment assuring to meet all final deliverables, detail specifications, and deadlines.

Required Education and Experience
  • 4-year engineering degree or equivalent field experience, plus extensive (ten or more years) experience/knowledge of construction, design and management required.
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on a project is vital.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Interpersonal skills are essential.
  • Must be a business oriented person capable of successfully managing a group of employees.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, and hours of work and days are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Some travel may be required if deemed necessary. Regular travel to the jobsites, as necessary to satisfy the requirements of the position.

Benefits Include
  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Education Tuition Assistance

An Equal Opportunity Employer: EEO/Drug Free/M/F/Disability/Veterans

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