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Sr Construction Project Mgr- MEP, K-12 Project

Camden, NJ 08102

CBRE|HEERY is looking for a Sr. Construction Project Manager with experience in MEP in a K-12 setting to manage the performance of Mechanical, Electrical, and Plumbing and HVAC systems on a K-12 project in Camden, NJ.


The Sr. Construction Project Manager shall be responsible to manage the performance of mechanical, electrical, plumbing and HVAC systems work (MEP Work) in coordination with the overall construction of the Project. The MEP Manager (MEP) shall have experience managing systems coordination and installation on projects of similar size and/or scope, in the areas of HVAC, Electrical (including but not limited to; Fire Alarm, Public Address and Information Technology), and Plumbing (including but not limited to; sprinkler, fire suppression and domestic water) systems. The MEP Manager will provide on-site pre-installation coordination and installation coordination of MEP Work for the Project. The MEP Manager shall be responsible to ensure that the specified and approved systems are fully provided and installed to function in accordance with the intent of the Design-Build Information Package. The MEP Manager shall supervise inspections of MEP systems and equipment. The MEP Manager shall manage and coordinate the commissioning and startup of building systems by the Commissioning Agent engaged by the Design-Builder for the Project. 

Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of construction, review status of work completed during the period covered, review that work is generally proceeding in a good and workmanlike manner and in general accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.

Review contractors' direct cost payment requisitions and budget status, review of subcontracts, bonds/subcontractor default insurance, review of change orders, review of Developer's monthly Job Cost Reports, opine on adequacy of contingency, review of construction and disbursement schedules, review of lien waiver and other documentation submitted by the Developer.

Review contract drawings and specifications and opine for completeness and general compliance with commonly accepted architectural /engineering best practices.

Analyze the Developer's direct and indirect cost budget including cost estimate back-up and coordinate with the Cost Advisory group performing parameter estimates, spot quantity take-offs and review of supporting documentation submitted by the Developer, contractor and subcontractors.

Review and make relevant comments concerning the terms of the construction agreement, the submitted subcontracts, architectural and engineering design agreements, building loan agreement as well as review both Contractor and Architect's qualification statements.

Review and comment on construction and disbursement schedules as well as other submitted document including but not limited to: zoning approvals, certified surveys, building permits and approvals, utility company approval letters, soil and foundation engineering reports, and designer's certification of code and ADA compliance.

Prepare Construction Risk Assessment Reports.

Other duties as assigned.


No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below 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. 

Preferred experience: The person identified to serve as MEP Manager for the Project must have a preferred minimum of ten (10) years of experience performing as a MEP Manager (or similar title/role) with the responsibilities of a MEP Manager as described above on projects similar in size, scope or complexity to the Project. Performance as a MEP Manager on at least four (4) projects similar in size, scope or complexity to the Project, including the performance of Commissioning- related services on at least one project, may be substituted for the preferred ten years of experience as an MEP Manager.


Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Minimum eight or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar experience.


Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired.


Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.


Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.


Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires expert level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in developing strategic solutions for a growing matrix-based multi-industry sales environment. Draws upon the analysis of others and makes recommendations that have a direct impact on the company.


Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.

Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements. Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems. Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized


Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.


Posted: 2019-10-18 Expires: 2020-02-13

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