MEP Project Manager (2360)

Project Management/Ops Team  |  Cleveland, Ohio, United States  |  174955

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At Southland we aspire to build a workforce that’s as diverse as the people who occupy the buildings we design, build and maintain. Building talent by design, is our intentional approach to creating a truly safe, collaborative and inclusive work environment that fosters growth, empowers professional achievement and where people are treated with respect at all levels.

If you’re someone with a true passion for our industry, a life-long learner, with high accountability and a drive for results we’re looking for you!  At Southland, we hire problem solvers that are focused on providing customer value through continuous improvement and will take ownership to create the best experiences that will have an impact wider than their own job.  We thrive on creating a strong company and culture where you’ll feel engaged, challenged and valued.

If you’re ready for the next big step in your career and want a career full of fun and excitement and to be a part of a fast-paced growing company, then JOIN our team and become a part of an organization that values PEOPLESAFETY, INNOVATION, COLLABORATION, INTEGRITY, ACCOUNTABILITY & SUSTAINABILITY.

**Take a peek at what it's like to be in Project Management at Southland Industries:

If you love managing large, complex construction projects, mentoring others, and are passionate about safety, Southland has an opportunity for you as a Project manager.  In this role, you will work on exciting, multi-million dollar commercial MEP projects as you develop your skills in estimating, financials, and project management within the design-build construction process.

This role can be for a traveling PM who is able to be at the project site during the week and travel home on the weekend!  But, if you are looking for a new adventure and want to experience living in the vibrant and historically rich city of Cleveland, a relocation package is part of the deal for the right candidate.  Not only does this project offer a once-in-a-lifetime experience, but also you get to enjoy a new city and make new friends! 

What you’ll do:

  • Provide support to a single large project or multiple projects being managed by a Senior Project Managers and Project Engineers
  • We do self-performing work, so you'll need to work with craftsman, foreman and the owner
  • You'll help plan out  projects from start to finish with an understanding of all of the moving parts involved and what it takes to manage the process
  • You'll utilize your LEAN principles and have a keen understanding of what the owner wants and how we can deliver it
  • You'll play a key role in managing the financials and making sure the project stays on track
  • You'll continually develop and nurture customer relationships beyond a single project – at Southland, we value customers for life.
  • You'll get to mentor early-career professionals and help prepare them for the next step in their profession in keeping with our core value “People.”

What you’ll need to be successful:

  • You have a strong knowledge of building systems, HVAC, mechanical, process piping, including design, construction, and how these systems work
  • You're fanatical about planning, innovating, and improving the processes we use every day
  • You know how to plan 3 to 6 months down the road and know what it takes to achieve successful progress and outcomes along the way
  • You know how to run a job, track production in the field and build good relationships that inspire people to want to work hard for you
  • You have the ability to think outside the box and lead the team in driving innovative construction techniques and prefabrication strategies.
  • You have strong experience managing mechanical construction projects for a mechanical company – after all, that’s what we do!
  • You're accountable and take initiative on your projects. Accountability is one of Southland’s highest values.
  • You're able to creatively solve problems. You’ve been in the trenches before. You know what it takes to get the job done and done right for your customer and your company.
  • You have strong leadership skills, business acumen, and integrity.
  • You have a strong understanding of the financials of a project and how to forecast
  • You have good relationships with the field and understand what it takes to get the best out of your people
  • You're able to work collaboratively with multiple stakeholders to achieve mutual outcomes. We’re counting on you to bring a collaborative spirit to our work process.


Education / Experience:

Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Construction Management, 7-10+ years experience in a related field.

  • Experience working at an MEP firm managing multiple MEP projects is a must!
  • Experience working on projects with process piping is a big plus!
  • Experience with Design/Build and IPD project experience is a plus
  • Familiarity and/or experience with Lean Construction tools is a plus

YOU Matter


As an employee-owned company, we offer a comprehensive benefits package that includes excellent benefits for you and your family:

  • 401(k) Plan with 50% Company Match(no cap) and immediate 100% vesting
  • Annual bonus program based upon performance, profitability, and achievement
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance – 100% Paid for Employee
  • Term Life, AD&D Insurance, and Voluntary Life Insurance
  • Disability Income Protection Insurance
  • Pre-tax Flexible Spending Plans (Health and Dependent Care)
  • Paid Parental Leave Benefits
  • Holidays/Vacation/Personal Time/Life Events Leave
  • Numerous training opportunities and company paid membership for professional associations and licenses

For more information on Southland Industries, please visit our web site: Southland Careers or on Facebook or LinkedIN or Twitter

To hear what our employees are saying about working at Southland Industries, check out our Career Video - Working at Southland

Southland Industries and all its subsidiaries are an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing our employees with a safe work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Southland Industries are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, gender, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, medical condition, marital status, sexual orientation, family care or medical leave status, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Southland Industries will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.

**All employment offers are contingent upon successful, drug test, background check and professional reference checks. **

**We are not able to offer sponsorship of employment at this time**

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What we look for in our project engineers and project managers is effective problem solving and the ability to facilitate team-oriented discussions that can lead to the implementation of solutions. If you thrive on managing large-scale projects, mentoring others and are passionate about safety, then this is the track for you.

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