Job Title: Mechanical Construction Assistant Project Manager
Location: Tempe Arizona
Reports to: Project Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Prepared By: Human Resources
Approved By: Operations
University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors (UMEC) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMCOR Group. Inc. EMCOR is the world’s leading provider of mechanical and electrical construction and facilities services, including planning, consulting, operations and maintenance. UMEC is a full-service mechanical contractor serving the western United States. UMEC is an industry leader in BIM technology, and innovative design-assist services for complex mechanical systems, including heating, ventilating, and air conditioning (HVAC), plumbing, and piping systems for commercial, institutional, high tech, industrial and military clients.
University Mechanical is currently seeking a Mechanical Construction Assistant Project Manager to assist the Project Manager with mechanical construction projects on time and within budget for various markets; Semiconductor, Healthcare, Higher Education Data Center, Manufacturing, and a wide range of other markets. The position requires that the individual have 3-5 years of construction work-related experience, preferably working for a Mechanical Contractor. Applicants with Military experience are encouraged to apply.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Include the following. Other duties will likely be assigned.
- The Assistant Project Manager will assist the Project Manager with ensuring projects meet quality requirements and are progressing and completed on time, within budget, and with defined resources;
- Collaborate with the Project Manager to ensure a complete scope of work is defined;
- Develop competencies with reviewing drawings and specifications to assist with preparing project schedules, change orders, building and environmental controls;
- Monitor project budgets and labor costs, alerting the Project Manager to any concerns;
- Prepare, maintain and present computer-generated logs and reports;
- Maintain regular communication and collaboration with Project Managers;
- Prepare and manage communications internally with the construction team and support functions as well as with general contractors or construction managers for assigned projects;
- Comply with all company operating policies, procedures, and safety programs as established.
To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- Must have 3-5 years Construction Project Engineering experience or similar experience, preferably working for a Mechanical Contractor;
- Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Mechanical Engineering OR a minimum of 6 years combined experience in Field Installation and Project Management in the Mechanical Industry;
- Must have demonstrated knowledge and work experience showing the ability to perform each essential duty satisfactorily;
- Needs to be able to demonstrate experience in project scheduling, productivity analysis, project cost control accounting equipment and material procurement. Must have a working knowledge of HVAC & Process/Plumbing Systems;
- Must understand Commercial & Industrial construction sequences and Testing procedures for HVAC systems and ASHRAE data & guidelines. LEED certification a plus;
- Proficiency using Microsoft Office Programs (Excel, Word, Project, Access, & Powerpoint). Project Management & Accounting Software experience preferred;
- Frequent travel to assigned construction project sites in the greater Tempe/Phoenix area
- UMEC requires all new hires to be vaccinated for COVID-19. This position will require the successful candidate to show proof of a complete COVID-19 vaccination. University Mechanical & Engineering Contractors, Inc. (UMEC) is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.
The requirements listed below are representative of the characteristics and demonstrated capabilities sought to perform this job successfully.
- Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.
- Must prioritize in a fast-paced multi-task environment.
- Must have demonstrated ability to perform basic business mathematical functions.
- Must work with minimal supervision.
- Must effectively manage time and details.
- Must interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Must have the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate in English, cooperate, and collaborate with multiple levels of customers, employees, unions, government agencies, vendors and suppliers, and other contractor organizations.
The physical demands described 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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, see, talk, and hear. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to commute to field locations. The employee must have the ability to navigate around job site locations.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The employee should expect to sit for long periods in front of a computer and also travel to field locations as needed.
While visiting field locations, the employee may be required to work outdoors, be exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical and electrical parts; high, precarious places; dust, fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions, extended exposure to sunlight; cold and heat; risk of electrical shock and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.
We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled