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Project Manager, MEP (HVAC)

Company: Gray Construction, Inc
Location: Lexington
Posted on: July 23, 2021

Job Description:

Why Gray?

Gray is a fully integrated, international service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, construction, and smart manufacturing services. Consistently ranked among the top five industrial contractors in the U.S., we focus on the following markets for domestic and international customers: Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, Distribution, Mission Critical, and Commercial.

Founded in 1960, Gray has grown to encompass a complementary family of brands designed to augment and enhance each other’s specialized capabilities without gaps or redundancies. Our robust offering—which includes strategy, operational improvements, construction, extensive engineering, automation & controls, and equipment manufacturing—enables us to create one-of-a-kind solutions at the highest levels of customization, delivering unmatched precision and partnership to some of the world’s most sophisticated organizations.

Who we want… (Requirements)

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and a minimum of 7-10 years related experience and/or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience. 
  • Preference given to individuals with 5+ years of experience in commercial HVAC mechanical piping, plumbing and sheet metal.
  • Experience within the light/heavy industrial sector highly desired.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, communication, and problem solving skills.
  • Must be able to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings, financial reports, and legal/contract documents.
  • Travel will be involved (roughly 50% of the time).


If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.

The requirements listed above 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.

What we expect… (Essential Functions)

  • Researches, analyzes and calculates data such as customer design proposal, specifications, and manuals to determine feasibility of design or application.
  • Participates in estimating process for customer design proposal.
  • Analyzes subcontractor proposals to confirm the criteria are being satisfied.
  • Participates in negotiations of contracts with subcontractors and vendors for various trades, ensuring that all phases of the work are encompassed and that a clear definition of work responsibility is defined.
  • Reviews construction documents from subcontractors to confirm they comply with scope.
  • Participates in awarding subcontracts.
  • Coordinates design and engineering efforts; monitors and reports on financial status of the project(s) and is responsible for subcontract and contract administration.
  • Participates in job progress schedule to ensure that actual construction parallels with the schedule per the MEP of the project.
  • Reviews construction installed by subcontractors to confirm complies with scope.
  • Purchases and monitors the delivery of all needed materials for the project(s) ensuring optimum prices, quality and conformance to specifications, for MEP Divisions.
  • Participates in reviews and approves subcontractor and vendor payment requests. Issues changes in the work to receive prices from subcontractors in a timely fashion.
  • Works with design and engineering managers to ensure project(s) is/are designed, procured and constructed within the boundaries of operating guidelines, while conforming to technical requirements and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Visits job site(s) as needed to review progress and quality of work, with possible required relocation to the jobsite during the MEP portion of construction.
  • Works with Project Manager to verify the monthly Red File report for the MEP.
  • Reviews shop drawings and submittals to ensure compliance with scope of work.
  • Responsible for the communication, implementation and enforcement of Gray’s safety program on site.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member 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 position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands, reach with hands or arms and talk or hear.  They may occasionally be required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.  Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required include close vision.

Generally, normal office environment where noise level is moderate and temperature/humidity is controlled. While performing the duties of this job on site, the team member is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions.  The team member is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and/or heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives, and vibration.  The noise level is generally moderate to loud. Overtime may be required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has supervisory responsibilities of drafting by on-site and contract ACAD drafters, and of administrative assistants for work generated by this individual.




Gray is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes everyone to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

Keywords: Gray Construction, Inc, Lexington , Project Manager, MEP (HVAC), Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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