Senior MEP Project Manager

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Regular Full-Time


As a national leader in the construction industry, Suffolk is redefining what it means to build. We challenge the status quo every day by gathering the people, innovations, and partnerships that can explore and go after new ways to do our jobs. Our focus on high-performing teams and technology translates to groundbreaking solutions for all industry sectors and phases of building. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services alongside vertical service lines, an approach that is revolutionizing the industry and making a permanent mark on the world of business. Join us for a thrilling experience that will energize you, challenge you, and propel your career.


About Suffolk

Suffolk is a national enterprise that invests, innovates, and builds. We provide value throughout the entire project lifecycle by leveraging our core construction management services with vertical service lines that include real estate capital investment, design, self-perform construction services, technology start-up investment and innovation research and development. We have $4.5 billion in annual revenue, 2,400 employees, and main offices in Boston (headquarters), New York, Miami, West Palm Beach, Tampa, Estero, Dallas, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and San Diego. We serve clients in every major industry sector, including health care, science and technology, education, gaming, transportation and aviation, and commercial. Suffolk is privately held and is led by founder, chairman and CEO John Fish. We’re ranked #23 on the Engineering News Record list of “Top 400 Contractors.” And we’re proud to be a certified 2022 “Great Place to Work.” For more information, visit and follow Suffolk on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram. 


The Role

Suffolk is seeking people who are bold. Curious. Innovative. Caring. Looking for the career opportunity of a lifetime. We’ll challenge and inspire you to be your very best. We’ll embrace what makes you unique and lift you up as you take chances. Here, you’ll find a place where you can act with purpose and integrity, bringing intelligence and grit to every aspect of your job. Join us for the chance to leverage your inherent curiosity and proven capabilities to catapult you to the next level.


The Senior 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.


  • 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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable discipline and a minimum of 10 years of experience relative to project size and scope
  • Excellent business judgment demonstrated by consistently achieving profitability objectives and strong project close-outs with client and subcontractor relationships in good standing
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail evidenced by a strong command of all applicable contract and legal provisions
  • Ability to consistently analyze and execute financial trade-offs which frequently involve dealing with incomplete data and ambiguity
  • Ability to constantly multi-task and handle competing priorities between Suffolk business needs, organizational issues, and sound customer relations
  • Possess judgment to know when to appropriately escalate issues up the chain of command
  • The ability to manage and embrace change. Respond and adapt to new processes and new ways of looking at old problems
  • A strong sense of urgency and initiative.  Able to quickly study and react to complex issues
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to confidently and decisively take action
  • Team leader with excellent diplomatic and communication skills, able to handle and resolve conflicts effectively in a firm but fair manner
  • Candidate must possess Suffolk’s Core Values: Passion, Integrity, Hard Work, Professionalism, and Caring

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 provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants 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 policy applies to recruiting, hiring, transfers, promotions, terminations, compensation, benefits, and all other terms and conditions of employment.  Suffolk will not tolerate any unlawful discrimination toward, or harassment of, applicants or employees by anyone at Suffolk, or anyone working on behalf of Suffolk.


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