This position is eligible for a sign on bonus!

McGough is a respected partner that brings six generations of experience to high profile, unique and complex construction projects.  We take great pride in our people and their extraordinary expertise in planning, development, construction and facility management.  McGough employee tenure reflects the commitment and pride we share in our work.  Ask anyone who knows us - the caliber of our people sets us apart.


The primary role of the Senior Mechanical Project Manager is managing all project aspects, including the responsibilities and tasks outlined below. The Senior Mechanical Project Manager is responsible for overall project success defined as successful management of project financials, including fee retention and client satisfaction.  Other key responsibilities include management of major portions of a large project or overall responsibility for smaller projects; mentoring and coaching project management staff; continuing to develop skills to successfully manage projects; understanding scope changes and performing quantity take-offs, pricing, and tracking all project revisions; and fostering and building relationships with owners, design partners, subcontractors and suppliers.



  • Four-year degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related degree
  • 10+ years of related experience
  • Estimating and Scheduling experience
  • Demonstrated experience building strong partnerships and trust with external partners, including owners, owner's representatives, design firms, and subcontractors
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Thorough and detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task within time constraints
  • Self-starter and motivated with minimal supervision
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Suite of tools


  • Scheduling experience preferred
  • Mission Critical experience preferred

Office and Travel:

Office: Various jobsites and/or corporate/regional office.

Travel: Travel may be required

Responsibilities and Tasks:

Pursuit, Preconstruction and Business Development:

  • Assist pursuit team in understanding prospective projects and requirements
  • Participate in pursuit interviews
  • Assist with and participate in preconstruction meetings                             
  • Provide management and leadership to ensure successful completion of our QA/QC process
  • Understand project-specific planning for electrical systems
  • Lead subcontractor procurement process for early on boarding of key mechanical contracts

Estimating and Bidding:

  • Take the lead on electrical scope of estimates through SDs, DDs and CDs
  • Develop bidders list and verify subcontractor qualifications through CMiC Prequalification process
  • Subcontractor procurement (prepare contracting plan, bid solicitations, bid analysis and tabulations)
  • Comprehensive understanding of what is included in subcontractor package scope
  • Review/Interview with subcontractors and field staff prior to subcontract award
  • Review bid/proposal results with owner and architect and prepare/execute Owner Notification Letter (when applicable)
  • Prepare, approve, and signoff on subcontracts for review and execution
  • Participate in preparation of preconstruction estimate and cost model
  • Create and maintain cash flow, manpower plans and resource loaded schedules in partnership with mechanical trades


  • Assist with creating CPM scheduling
  • Assist with schedule updates and distribution
  • Co-lead Last Planner efforts in conjunction with field staff

Project Documentation:

  • Review and understand all drawings and specifications
  • Lead the project document page turn reviews
  • Manage the Request for Information (RFI) process and work with the design team to get timely responses
  • Manage the shop drawings/submittals review process and work with the design team to get timely turnaround
  • Participate in BIM coordination meetings
  • Manage project sustainability requirements and documentation
  • Understand the requirements of our owner’s contracts, as well as subcontracts

Subcontract Management:

  • Maintain a thorough understanding of what is included in the subcontractor’s scope
  • Review and process subcontractor change requests
  • Review and approve subcontractor invoices
  • Assist superintendent with manpower and personnel requests
  • Schedule and document pre-installation meetings

Cost Control:

  • Manage distribution and pricing of project changes
  • Assist in tracking labor costs
  • Assist with material procurement and cost coding
  • Collect and report the required information to support the Cost History Department
  • Prepare and maintain the Project Assessment documents
  • Work with the project accounting team to produce monthly pay applications
  • Prepare, track and review the project cost control log with the construction team
  • Manage project cost review and approval processes with the design team and owner
  • Prepare Schedule of Values, Sworn Construction Statement, Invoice and other billing documents as required by our owner contract

Project Meetings:

  • Attend all project and company safety meetings
  • Attend and participate in weekly work plan meetings
  • Conduct and provide timely documentation for construction coordination meetings
  • Participate in start-up meetings and preparing documentation in conjunction with field staff
  • Provide monthly Project Assessment reports to management and lead meetings
  • Attend pre-installation meetings and mock-up reviews


  • Perform safety audits with field staff
  • Attend project and company safety meetings
  • Participate in safety training


  • Perform pre-punch with an aim at providing a “zero item” punchlist
  • Oversee the punchlist process
  • Support the close-out team in gathering final as-built plans and documentation
  • Review project close-out documentation for accuracy and completeness
  • Participate in and/or manage test and balance and commissioning processes, as required
  • Manage overall plan for owner training in conjunction with field staff

Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in business development activities (client functions, design firm open houses, conferences, etc.)
  • Foster relationships with clients, architects, engineers, consultants and subcontractors
  • Pursue new relationships with potential clients and design firms
  • Attend and participate in project management and other company meetings
  • Attend training for personal and/or professional development
  • Actively participate in company-sponsored events
  • Perform functions of Project Engineer or Assistant Project Manager as may be necessary for project
  • Support and follow standard of work
  • Participate in Operational Excellence Improvement events and support of the McGough Way
  • Walk job-site regularly to assess progress

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 while working at a computer terminal.  Employee must be able to communicate effectively in a typical office environment with a standard level of office noise.  Occasional standing, bending, walking and lifting is also required.

Employee will be required to visit construction jobsites, which may expose the employee to dirt, dust, uneven surfaces, outdoor weather conditions and extreme temperatures.  In addition, employee must be able to move around prospective or current project sites.  This includes climbing ladders, walking on uneven surfaces, walking long distances, and climbing stairs.

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