We are looking for a project manager to join our growing team. We work with some of the best known food manufacturers and distributors across the United States. The project manager is a crucial position within Race. Project managers are responsible for evaluating bid specifications and drawings for construction projects, ensuring that we know everything required to successfully bid and win the project. Project managers must aggressively follow-up with subcontractors to ensure that bids are received. Project managers also work with the construction management team to follow-up on bids and budgets to close the business.

Essential Functions:

  • Understands Industrial HVACR principles, theory, and overall system operations
  • Researches equipment, components and field conditions with oversight from senior PM
  • Formulates bids and devises plan for project execution with oversight from senior PM
  • Communicates with existing and new customers to provide bids for work ranging from mid-size service jobs to large installation projects
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by 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:

  • GED or High School diploma
  • Ability to read and interpret blue prints
  • Reading and understanding of technical manuals and schematics
  • Ability to speak effectively with customers one-on-one
  • Minimum 3+ years related experience and/or training in cost estimation or equivalent combination of experience and training highly recommended
  • Field experience in HVACR industry – minimum 5 years.
  • Ability to multi-task


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