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MEP Critical Facilities Construction Manager – (Electrical)

New York, NY
Our client is a top tier electrical construction firm with a foothold in the New York Metro region.  They are an employee-owned company and a leader in the Data Center / Commercial Facilities Market. They provide electrical expertise for many Fortune 500 companies. Their services include electrical construction, data construction, electrical maintenance and critical systems maintenance. This opportunity provides a career-growth minded role with exciting projects with leading-edge technology and innovation as well as competitive salaries and benefits.

MEP Critical Facilities Construction Manager – (Electrical) - New York City 
This Hands-on Electrical PM will lead / command meetings regarding the overall project as it regards to implementation of electrical systems for their customer. Successful candidate will be utilizing MS project daily, track financials – reqs, change orders, proposals, forecasts, cash flow, etc. Candidate should have experience managing budgets in the 100mm range. Experience working with unions a plus. Candidate must come up ranks from the Electrical ranks. This is an out of the ground construction in NYC.

Responsibilities:
  • Plan, organize and lead large scale data center construction projects; manage the Integration of projects; Represent the company in project meetings
  • Manage Commissioning process of Electrical equipment (Generators, Switchgear, UPS, etc.)
  • Collaborate with Team members to verify constructability and ensure use of Best Practices
  • Create Critical Facilities Construction Project plans – size up, costs, scheduling, timeline
  • Maintain liaison with primary client, A/E firms, Owner's Rep firm, FM’s, Electrical Contractors, GC and other vendors to facilitate construction and facilities maintenance activities
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policies. Put these in clear concise work statement for the field
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts (progress billing, rental equipment, income/expenses) to protect the company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with the client
  • Material / Procurement tracking and reporting; Subcontractor and equipment rental tracking and reporting
  • Track project performance / S-curve tracking and labor efficiency 
  • Large portion of work requires a heavy knowledge of electrical and mechanical equipment such as: medium voltage switchgear, diesel generators, UPS systems, power distribution equipment, chillers, CRAC, cooling towers, computer room air handlers, fire detection / suppression; building monitoring systems (BMS), building Automated Systems, etc.
  • Responsible for sending out RFPs with detailed descriptions for upcoming work; change orders proposals, RFI’s, risk review, Change Order tracking cost, etc.
  • Forecasting Requirements; manage budgets; track expenses; cash flow etc.
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of company policies. Put these in clear concise work statement for the field
  • Create and Maintain Detailed Project Schedules
  • Oversee electrical installation of equipment 
  • Work on site at Customer’s location during equipment delivery and installation / commissioning / Rigging
  • Create a Rigging plan:  NYC / NEC Code knowledge; report progress on a weekly / monthly basis / impact to GC and internally
  • Track milestones for regular progress measurement
  • Create Procurement plan to Track and forecast impacts
  • Lead the planning efforts in implementing manpower and managing the Integration of projects and timeline for Internal projects on Customer Site
  • Ensure planning, laying out installing and wiring electrical components are completed per drawings, specs and in accordance with electrical code
  • Be the point of contact with the clients and any other contractors, GCs involved with the project
  • Manage a regional team of suppliers and coordinate all deliveries of equipment with the Customer’s Construction Contractor
  • Work with Management to respond to RFPs.
  • Forecasting Requirements; manage budgets; track expenses; etc.
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of company policies. Put these in clear concise work statement for the field
  • Create and Maintain Detailed Project Schedules
  • Oversee electrical installation of equipment 
  • Work on site at Customer’s location during equipment delivery and installation/commissioning
  • Represent the company in project meetings
Requirements:
  • Project Estimation / Estimating / being able to price out on project work and convey to vendors with RFIs and RFPs supporting the site
  • Relevant experience in Critical Facilities Construction in NYC
  • Experience managing Construction Projects with Budgets from 50mm to 100mm+ 
  • Client Facing /Client relationship / Client Management skills
  • Must be familiar with the design, construction and Operational processes of building systems for mission critical systems
  • Solid Project management construction experience
  • Inventory / Asset Management tracking
  • Experience working with NYC Electrical and Construction Trade Unions a Must
  • Previous experience either working in / or working with NYC Electrical Union local 3 a plus
  • Came up ranks as a licensed journeyman electrician or relevant experience a plus
  • 10+ years of Project Management experience
  • Experience managing projects in NYC in the construction industry a MUST
  • Managing Projects for Electrical installation of Equipment for high profile projects a plus
  • Thorough knowledge of the practices, methods, equipment, materials, and tools of the electrical trade
  • Thorough knowledge of the occupational hazards and safety precautions of the work
  • Ability to manage the work of skilled workers and provide guidance and leadership
  • Experience interpreting blueprints and specifications
  • Experience with Electrical Conduits / Power Systems such as UPS, Switchgear, Generators, PDU's a must
  • Should have a background or know what this means when conducting electrical installations to include things like: crown box, offset and junction box
  • Computer Savvy – Microsoft – Teams, Outlook, PP, Word, MS Project (scheduling with Activities and resources, etc.), MS Excel (pivot tables, v-lookup, graphing), Adobe / Bluebeam (editing, combining pdfs) a MUST!
  • Solid Communicator – (written and verbal); Customer Service Driven
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering or Construction Management preferred
  • Ability to successfully work independently; Self Starter, self-motivated, attention to detail and should prioritize well
  • Project Management Professional (PMP) or Relevant accreditation of Project Management Methodology a PLUS
  • Enterprise Resource Planning (COINS) / PM SW (ProCore) a big plus
Submittal Instructions:
Please send your resume to resume@pkaza.com  ( resume at pkaza dot com) with 15790961 in the subject. After applying, if you have further questions, you may call 973-895-5200 and ask for Iggy. You can also submit via our career portal and take a look at other Critical Facility openings we are working on at, https://www.pkaza.com/jobs/

If you are in Data Center Facilities but this opportunity is not what you are looking for let’s still talk. New openings are coming in weekly and others we are not allowed to post. We also not only keep leads confidential but pay for referrals as well.

Company offers competitive salaries and benefits package including medical insurance, a 401(k) plan.

EOE/AA Employer M/F/D/V
 
Pkaza, LLC is a third-party employment firm. All fees assessed by Pkaza will be paid by our employer that we represent and not by the candidate.




 
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