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The primary role of the Mechanical/Electrical/Plumbing (MEP) Project Manager is to be a resource and provide guidance for McGough’s entire construction team with regard to MEP systems from pre-construction to project close out, while providing best value to the project and our clients.



  • 5+ years experience with mechanical/electrical design/consulting or with mechanical/electrical contractor/general contractor
  • 2+ year experience with MEP Estimating
  • Ability to read, understand and identify mechanical/electrical code compliance and constructibility issues in design drawings and specifications
  • Capable of creating scope of work documents for mechanical/electrical pricing by subcontractors
  • Knowledge of mechanical/electrical components and construction costs
  • Strong communication skills for directly interacting with Architects, Engineers, Subcontractors and Owners


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or Construction Management
  • Ability to navigate through REVIT and AutoCAD documents
  • Experience with estimating software
  • Experience with Bluebeam Revu and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, etc.)

Office and Travel:

In addition to regional meetings, overnight travel may be involved

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Business Development
    • Participate in project pursuits and associated project interviews.
    • Manage and maintain MEP subcontractor relationships within the industy


  • Review mechanical/electrical design drawings and specifications
    • Comment on potential mechanical/electrical code conflicts/requirements with the design
    • Comment on potential mechanical/electrical constructability issues with the design
    • Compare and evaluate options for mechanical/electrical systems as appropriate for project goals


  • MEP contractor selection
    • Assist in selection of MEP subcontractors for bidding
    • Prepare/develop MEP request for proposals (RFPs) to MEP subcontractors
    • Prepare and complete criteria for mechanical/electrical contractor selection
    • Confirm complete scopes are being provided by mechanical/electrical contractors
    • Manage/implement MEP pre-bid meetings and interviews
    • Evaluate feasibility of voluntary alternates provided by mechanical/electrical contractors
    • Provide RFP analysis and recommendation for MEP subcontractor selection
    • Assist with contract development with PM group for MEP subcontractors


  • Assist PM team during construction
    • Attend/manage meetings with project teams (internal/external) to present/review MEP pricing as necessary
    • Coordinate scopes, submittals, pricing, and manpower requirements to ensure compliance with project goals
    • Assist with creating Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules for our work
    • Identify and plan critical systems shutdowns
    • Conduct periodic site investigations to identify mechanical/electrical deficiencies
    • Perform quantity takeoff, unit pricing and estimate analysis for MEP design documentation
    • Develop value engineering items based upon documentation review


  • Work with construction team through project closeout and commissioning
    • Assist 3rd party commissioning agents in scheduling and completing commissioning logs
    • Assist in gathering and compiling closeout documentation for owner
    • Coordinate Owner training and transitional services

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position involves sitting for extended periods of time at employee’s work station and during meetings as well as while traveling, either by plane or car. Employee needs to be able to lift up to 20 pounds as frequently as needed to move objects; dexterity to write and manipulate computer keyboard and mouse; ability to hear and speak clearly; and ability to distinguish between colors on graphs and charts.

Occasionally, employee will be required to visit construction jobsites which may expose the employee to dirt, dust, uneven surfaces, outdoor weather conditions and extreme temperatures.


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