MEP Project Manager

Job published on 12th of December
Job location
Boston MA 02119
Job industry Commercial
Job type Full Time
Experience level
Work years Minimum 2 years
There are training courses available for this job

Employments benefits

  • Paid Health Insurance
  • Paid Dental Insurance
  • Paid Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Life Insurance
  • Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Occupational Accident Insurance
  • Mental Health Care
  • Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance
  • Vacation & Paid Time Off 
  • Sick Days
  • Paid Holidays
  • Volunteer Time Off
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Dependent Care
  • Military Leave
  • Family Medical Leave
  • Unpaid Extended Leave

  • Matching 401K Plan
  • Performance Bonus
  • Supplemental Workers' Compensation
  • Charitable Gift Matching

About the Job

The MEP (Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing) Project Manager is responsible for coordinating and managing all necessary MEP resources throughout the entire project, from start-up through closeout, ensuring that both the Owner’s/Suffolk’s expectations and budgetary guidelines are met or exceeded. The MEP Project Manager also manages the project from beginning to end including: budget, costs, schedule, risk management, insurances, general work performance and quality, and overall progress against the plan.

If you are an innovative collaborator and proven performer who enjoys working on teams that deliver superior results, you may qualify for a rewarding career at Suffolk, a construction management firm that is sparking an industry revolution and has consistently been named a “best place to work”!

Day to Day Responsibilities


  • Oversee design phase management and planning for electrical, HVAC, controls, plumbing, and fire protection systems
  • Ensure appropriate design/construction coordination is completed
  • Manage quality control program for MEP systems
  • Oversee and coordinate activities leading up to and including balancing, commissioning, and certification of MEP systems
  • Manage and help to define commissioning and testing requirements
  • Manage closeout of MEP related systems and contracts
  • Responsible for review of mechanical bid tabs as well as exhibit B in contract.
  • Interview and assist with selection of sub-contractors for each project.
  • Responsible for day to day management of MEP (as noted above) sub-contractors.
  • Review and approve MEP monthly requisitions and change orders.
  • Conduct site walks to ensure work is progressing according to schedule, including schedule updates.
  • Communicate with BIM/VDC personal and Superintendent to ensure coordination is on track with schedule.
  • Work with A/E team to develop successful solutions to coordination items.
  • Responsible for the review all MEP submittals.
  • Obtain all documentation from inspections and testing (varies on size of job).
  • Oversee the MEP & FP contractor as well as the Commissioning agent.
  • Coordinate/work with any Owner third party MEP contractors or testing agencies.
  • Obtain all mechanical close out documentation; as builts, attic stock and O&Ms.
  • Coordinate multi trade portions of the project; example - electrical and door hardware
  • Develop and monitor equipment delivery logs, organize submittal process for long lead items first.
  • Attend weekly owner meetings, subcontractor meetings, coordination meetings, and field meetings.
  • Obtain approval/sign off from any/all AHJs
  • Work with retail and/or tenant fit out where applicable.
  • Develop work lists, and complete MEP punch list
  • Coordinate owner training and turnover
  • Work with all public utility companies to ensure project requirements are met. Including temporary electrical, steam, and natural gas.
  • Coordinate and direct as needed all parties to successfully complete life safety inspections
  • Coordinate between trades and documents; electrical requirements for mechanical are correct. Light power match electrical drawings etc.
  • Reports to PX and Vice President/Director of Engineering. 

Necessary Attributes: 

  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work and Professionalism.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Accurate with an attention to detail.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering or applicable discipline and experience relative to project size/scope
  • Each project has specific characteristics regarding size, complexity, sector etc, which dictate the precise years of experience and industry knowledge necessary for success, above and beyond general construction knowledge and experience

Necessary Attributes:

  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work and Professionalism
  • Excellent business judgment demonstrated by consistently achieving profitability objectives and strong project close-outs with client and subcontractor relationships in good standing
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail evidenced by a strong command of all applicable contract and legal provisions
  • Ability to consistently analyze and execute financial trade-offs which frequently involve dealing with incomplete data and ambiguity
  • Ability to constantly multi-task and handle competing priorities between Suffolk business needs, organizational issues, and sound customer relations
  • Possess judgment to know when to appropriately escalate issues up the chain of command
  • A strong sense of urgency and initiative. Able to quickly study and react to complex issues
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to confidently and decisively take action
  • Team leader with excellent diplomatic and communication skills, able to handle and resolve conflicts effectively in a firm but fair manner

Career Pathway & Training

Nothing motivates a true professional more than a clear path to a promising and fulfilling career and future. We provide that path. By offering innovative development opportunities focused on technical job skills, leadership skills, life skills, hands-on role rotations and a commitment to mentoring, we help our people achieve their career dreams and ambitions.

We assign seasoned construction professionals in the industry with tech-savvy millennials who are just beginning to cut their teeth into the industry. Our experienced team members share their knowledge of building while our younger employees impart their passion for innovation and technology with our seasoned builders. This successful reverse mentoring formula allows us to provide valuable onsite training for our younger professionals while also demonstrating the power of technology and innovation to our seasoned professionals, creating more powerful and high-performing construction partnerships and teams.

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