MEP Project Manager--Data Centers

Regular Full-Time
Project Management/Project Executive


Are you a proven performer who enjoys working as part of a team that is focused on delivering superior results? Are you a creative and innovative collaborator who “thinks outside the box” and thrives on finding new ways to address challenges? If this sounds like you, you may qualify for a rewarding and exciting career at Suffolk, one of the most innovative construction management firms in the industry that has consistently been named one of the “best places to work” in the country!


The Data Center MEP Project Manager is responsible for managing, field inspections, problem solving and coordinating all necessary Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection project resources and documentation throughout the entire project lifecycle. This includes the selection and management of MEP subcontractors, and the review/management and administration of mechanical bid tabs/Exhibit Bs, MEP submittals, monthly MEP requisitions and change orders, and MEP contractor schedule/performance. This individual maintains consistent communication and collaboration with the owner and project team members.


  • Oversee design phase management and planning for electrical, HVAC, controls, plumbing, and fire protection systems
  • Ensure appropriate design/construction coordination is completed
  • Manage quality control program for MEP systems
  • Oversee and coordinate activities leading up to and including balancing, commissioning, and certification of MEP systems
  • Manage and help to define commissioning and testing requirements
  • Manage closeout of MEP related systems and contracts
  • Responsible for review of mechanical bid tabs as well as exhibit B in contract.
  • Interview and assist with selection of sub-contractors for each project.
  • Responsible for day to day management of MEP (as noted above) sub-contractors.
  • Review and approve MEP monthly requisitions and change orders.
  • Conduct site walks to ensure work is progressing according to schedule, including schedule updates.
  • Communicate with BIM/VDC personal and Superintendent to ensure coordination is on track with schedule.
  • Work with A/E team to develop successful solutions to coordination items.
  • Responsible for the review all MEP submittals.
  • Obtain all documentation from inspections and testing (varies on size of job).
  • Oversee the MEP & FP contractor as well as the Commissioning agent.
  • Coordinate/work with any Owner third party MEP contractors or testing agencies.
  • Obtain all mechanical close out documentation; as builts, attic stock and O&Ms.
  • Coordinate multi trade portions of the project; example - electrical and door hardware
  • Develop and monitor equipment delivery logs, organize submittal process for long lead items first.
  • Attend weekly owner meetings, subcontractor meetings, coordination meetings, and field meetings.
  • Obtain approval/sign off from any/all AHJs
  • Work with retail and/or tenant fit out where applicable.
  • Develop work lists, and complete MEP punch list
  • Coordinate owner training and turnover
  • Work with all public utility companies to ensure project requirements are met. Including temporary electrical, steam, and natural gas.
  • Coordinate and direct as needed all parties to successfully complete life safety inspections
  • Coordinate between trades and documents; electrical requirements for mechanical are correct.  Light power match electrical drawings etc.
  • Reports to PX and Vice President/Director of Engineering. 

Necessary Attributes: 

  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work and Professionalism.
  • Computer Literate.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Accurate with an attention to detail.




  • Bachelor of Science (technical/engineering degree) Mechanical, HVAC, Plumbing, Electrical and Fire protection. 
  • Minimum 10 + years’ experience with Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection Systems.
  • Minimum of 2+ years of project management experience.
  • Minimum 7+ years’ experience on data centers.
  • Familiarity with SCADA preferred.
  • Ability to both identify complex issues and solutions
  • Ability to coordinate with non-MEP trades to ensure schedule compliance and optimal work sequencing
  • Willingness to travel
  • Strong computer skills are required i.e. MS Excel, Word, Outlook. These skills should include electronic documentation.
  • Ability to read and comprehend drawings and specifications.
  • Complete understanding of BIM/VDC coordination including various hit detection programs
  • Knowledge of Local, City, State and International building codes for the location of the project
  • Knowledge of ASHRAE, NEC, NFPA and LEED requirements
  • Extensive knowledge of testing and balancing and commissioning practices
  • Able to quickly and accurately make decisions, keep moving forward
  • Ability to communicate at all levels, from lowest to highest
  • Ability to be brought into a situation with minimal knowledge and successfully resolve

Working Conditions

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time; talk or hear; perform fine motor, hand and finger skills in the use of a keyboard, telephone, or writing. The employee is frequently required to stands; walk; and reach with arms and/or hands. Specific vision abilities include close vision, distance vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus. The employee will spend their time in an office environment with a quiet to moderate noise level. Job site walking.

EEO Statement

Suffolk Construction and Liberty Construction are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, disability, protected veteran, gender identity, age or any other status protected by law.


This applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment, and also states that retaliation against any employee who files a complaint regarding possible violations of this policy will not be tolerated.


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