Project Manager Commercial HVAC

at Proaction Careers
Location Garden Grove, California
Date Posted July 3, 2022
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified


The Project Manager will be evaluating bid specifications and drawings for construction projects. This person will work towards budgeting and overall management of large scale HVAC and refrigeration projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Research equipment, components and field conditions with oversight from senior PM
  • Formulate bids and devise planning for project execution with oversight from senior PM
  • Understands Industrial HVACR principles, theory, and overall system operations
  • Communicates with existing and new customers to provide bids for work ranging from mid-size service jobs to large installation projects
  • Gathering information and requirements, setting priorities
  • Solicits and maintains communication with subcontractors and vendors
  • Prepare subcontractors bid packages
  • Evaluates offers to purchase by costing changes, additions, and site requirements
  • Performs take offs of blueprints and performs accurate job costing to ensure all costs and requirements are met to perform installs
  • Obtains and review submittals for review of unit change out and retrofits
  • Perform job walks and site surveys to better evaluate potential projects and retrofits
  • Contact and communicate with general contractors regarding proposals and estimates
  • Evaluate lead services such as Dodge and Bidmail regarding potential construction opportunities
  • Obtains bids from vendors and subcontractors by specifying materials; identifying qualified subcontractors; negotiating price
  • Ensures proper coverage from subcontractors on bid day
  • Contacts supply houses to obtain additional vendor bids
  • Shows creativity and resourcefulness to gain better pricing from subcontractors
  • Submits 100% of bids and budgets by the bid deadline
  • Maintains quality service by following organizational standards
  • Maintains continuity among corporate, division, and local work teams by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs
  • Prepare and maintain a directory of suppliers, contractors, and subcontractors
  • Visit sites and record information about access, drainage, structural limitations, and availability of services such as water and electricity

Job Requirements:

  • 5 years of field experience in HVACR
  • GED or High School diploma
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints
  • Strong communication skill set
  • Minimum 3+ years related experience and/or training in cost estimation or equivalent combination of experience and training highly recommended