Assistant Project Manager - Atlanta - E

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Atlanta, GA

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p>

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Full Time

Overview: Do you possess an entrepreneurial spirit? Do you thrive in performance-based environments that reward work ethic, integrity, and values by doing the right thing? Would you be interested in growing your career within the proven framework of a world-class, industry-leading Mechanical Contractor?<br /><br />If you are interested in developing and executing solutions to complex problems in the fast-paced construction environment, McKenney&rsquo;s Inc. may have the position you are looking for. With our strong focus on customer relations and ability to quickly deliver high-quality mechanical solutions safely, McKenney&rsquo;s Inc. is growing in the Southeastern United States.<br />Over 70 years McKenney&rsquo;s has attracted the best people, as well as the best customers. We pride ourselves on consistently performing above customer expectations. We are constantly challenging ourselves to strive for improvement. As a third-generation family-owned company, we are financially strong and one of the most technology-driven mechanical contractors in the country.<br /><br />This position requires assisting in managing the pre-construction, design, execution, and close-out of projects according to company objectives and goals. Duties include but are not limited to assisting the project team in engineering management, conceptual estimating, pricing change orders, multi-trade project scheduling, short-term scheduling, booking change orders in the internal cost analysis system, procurement of equipment, RFIs, submittals, managing field labor, field coordination, subcontractor management, material take off and interacting with the General Contractor and Owners project teams to successfully execute construction projects and to support the acquisition of additional work.
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Assist the project team in managing internal and external engineering teams including multi-trade engineering coordination and shop drawing review.</li> <li>Estimating, budgeting, and written proposals</li> <li>Understand contracts and contractual scope</li> <li>Planning and scheduling including short-term interval scheduling of various crafts</li> <li>Manage material, equipment, tools, information, and subcontractors on each job</li> <li>Material, equipment, and subcontractor procurement</li> <li>Cost control (internal accounting system, change orders, etc)</li> <li>Ensuring quality and performance</li> <li>Assist the project team in communications with general contractors, architects, engineers, and owners</li> <li>Assist in managing start-up, commissioning, and owner training</li> <li>Assist the project team in supporting field crews</li> <li>Safety awareness, training, promotion</li> <li>Warranty administration</li> <li>Market and promote the entire company</li> <li>Understand, practice, and promote all company values and operational procedures</li> <li>Mentorship and development of Co-ops</li> </ul>
Requirements: <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s degree in engineering, engineering technology, or building construction.</li> <li>Will accept an equivalent business management degree with a focus on construction or engineering and 1-2 years of project management experience overseeing technicians working with mechanical systems.</li> <li>If no degree, a minimum of 5+ years of internal experience working with plumbing, piping, or HVAC systems in the office or the field.</li> <li>Must have PC experience in Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, Web-enabled applications, and database software.</li> </ul> <h4>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</h4> <ul> <li>Demonstrated successful experience in the construction industry.</li> <li>Two years of experience managing mechanical work</li> <li>Strong Business Acumen (entrepreneurship counts)</li> <li>Knowledge of Account Management (managing multiple customers)</li> <li>Leadership exposure (conferences, training, etc.)</li> </ul> <br /> KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND CHARACTERISTICS<br /> <ul> <li>Strong leadership skills, self-motivated, team-oriented, and able to respond quickly to changing customer demands.</li> <li>Respect from subordinates, peers, customers, and supervisors</li> <li>Willingness to sacrifice short-term gain for long-term results and accomplishment</li> <li>Detail oriented</li> <li>Ability to multi-task</li> <li>Strong desire to provide excellent customer service</li> <li>High sense of urgency</li> <li>Highly motivated to achieve</li> <li>Have a genuine passion for the company and the industry</li> <li>Good mechanical aptitude</li> <li>Must be a self-starter, with the ability to work well as part of a team and independently</li> <li>Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals</li> <li>Must be able to reason through and solve problems</li> <li>Ability to maintain meticulous attention to detail while completing multiple or repetitive tasks</li> <li>Able to demonstrate a serious commitment to accuracy and quality while meeting goals or deadlines</li> <li>Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance</li> <li>Must possess and maintain an exceptional work ethic, uphold company values, and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others</li> <li>Professional and polished image that inspires confidence and trust</li> <li>Ability to read and understand drawings; mechanical, electrical, plumbing, architectural, civil, structural</li> </ul> <br /><br />WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT<br /><br /> <ul> <li>Work involves moderate exposure to elements like hot/cold temperatures, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises.</li> <li>The work environment involves exposure to construction-related hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.</li> <li>Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds and some standing or walking.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><em>Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture. In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.</em></p> <p><em>McKenney&rsquo;s is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to workforce diversity. Qualified candidates will receive consideration without regard to age, color, religion, sexual orientation, disability, national origin, or gender identity. McKenney&rsquo;s is a smoke-free and drug-free workplace.</em></p>