Job Description

Build the future, spark innovation and align your career with purpose.

McKinstry is innovating the waste and climate harm out of the built environment and creating lasting impact. Together, we’re building a thriving planet.

Buildings are a leading contributor to the climate crisis, generating nearly 40% of total global energy-related carbon emissions. We’re making a lasting impact on our industry and within our communities by addressing the climate, affordability and equity crises through:

  • renewables and energy services
  • engineering and design
  • construction and facility services

To get where we’re going, we need big thinkers, problem solvers and collaborative mindsets. Does that sound like you?

The Opportunity with McKinstry

We are adding an Assistant Project Manager to our growing National Distributed Energy Resources Team.  This role is responsible for helping the construction team streamline the day-to-day operations.  Additionally, some responsibilities you will have include: 

  • Support Project Manager on all construction related task for projects assigned.
  • Participates in Project meetings with client and the construction team.
  • Support the scheduling and coordination of trades.
  • Coordinate equipment procurement with purchasing department and outside vendors to order and expedite material.
  • Perform quality audits on site.
  • Assist and perform Commissioning tasks.
  • Track and manage RFIs and Submittals on Procore.
  • Communicate with Architect, Engineer, and Owner, to assist the Project Manager with daily duties or act as Project Manager.

What You Need to Succeed at McKinstry

  • Must have demonstrated proficiency for all the responsibilities of a Construction Project Coordinator.
  • Ability to read and interpret construction plans, specs, contracts, proposals, estimates, and other regularly encountered items required.
  • BA/BS degree in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architecture, or comparable degree—or equivalent work experience required.
  • Electrical or Renewable Energy background preferred.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project required; working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.
  • Working Knowledge of Procore Preferred.

PeopleFirst Benefits

When it comes to the basics, we have you covered:

  • Competitive pay
  • 401(k) with employer match and profit-sharing plan
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, and vision with low or zero deductible options and low out of pocket maximums

People come first at McKinstry, and we go beyond the basic benefits with:

  • Family formation benefits, including adoption and IVF assistance
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Transgender inclusive benefits
  • Commuter benefits
  • Pet insurance
  • “Building Good” paid community service time
  • Learning and advancement opportunities via McKinstry University
  • McKinstry Moves onsite gyms or reimbursement for remote workers

See benefit plan documents for complete details.

If you’re driven by our vision to build a thriving planet together, McKinstry is the place to build your career.

The pay range for this position is $76,320 - $116,090 per year; however, base pay offered may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Base pay information is based on market location. A bonus may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a full range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered.

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.

Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.


$76,320 - $116,090

Yearly based


Chicago, Illinois, 60661, United States

Job Overview
Job Posted:
3 days ago
Job Expires:
4mos 3w
Job Type
Full Time
Bachelors Degree

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