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 a Senior Project Executive to our growing New Construction division in Seattle, Washington. In this role, you will develop and manages large and complex projects including the strategies, goals, and objectives.  Additionally, some responsibilities you will have include:

  • Performs oversight on all activities, project functions, and the resources needed.
  • Defines project assignments for team members.
  • Serves as a primary point of contact with the customer during the projects implementation.
  • Has financial responsibility for the projects - Including accurate, timely, and salient reporting to stakeholders.
  • Acts as a steward of all company policies and procedures.
  • Responds to stakeholders with accurate and timely information to facilitate company decision-making.
  • Exercises global decision making by considering other departments within the company such as project management, sales and estimating, accounting, purchasing, etc.
  • Facilitates invoice payments from clients and ensures timely payment of subcontractors.
  • Responsible for all pre-construction budgets/estimates.
  • Prepares client and subcontractor change orders.
  • Prepares monthly project accounting review (ETC).
  • Ensures projects are completed on schedule.
  • Monitors and proofs change issue log.
  • Selects, develops, coaches and manages staff.
  • Develops positive working relationships with craft foremen and other field personnel who are assigned to projects.
  • Meets with each trade’s foreman and reviews the project as the design develops
  • Effectively manages a percentage of the annual sales based on department needs.
  •  Provides support to the customer with regards to project financials, contractual and technical issues.
  • Works with a large client base including the owner and business leaders for the company.
  • Takes ownership of projects as assigned by Business Unit Manager. 

What You Need to Succeed at McKinstry

 Must have demonstrated proficiency for all the responsibilities of a Senior Project 

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience is required
  •  Ten (10) years of project management experience in construction is required.
  • Five (5) years managing a team is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio required.
  • Proficient with scheduling software: Microsoft Project, Primavera, and/or Suretrak required.
  • RCDD, CPM professional designation is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.
  • Knowledge of applicable codes required.
  • Knowledge of equipment selection procedures. Includes layout of the equipment with required clearances and good design practices required.
  • Knowledge of construction financial programs and software required.
  • Basic estimating skills preferred.
  • Knowledge of low voltage systems (HVAC Controls, Fire Alarm, Security) is 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 $118,170-$210,100 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.



Yearly based


Seattle, Washington, 98115, United States

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

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Seattle, Washington, 98115, United States