Senior Project Manager - Mechanical

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(11/9/2023 5:55 PM)
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Project Management
Regular Full-Time


NV5's Andover, MA office is seeking a Senior Project Manager with a mechanical background to plan, develop, coordinate, and direct a number of projects concurrently including acting as primary contact for the firm in all contractual and project-related communications. The Senior Project Manager works closely with the Group Leader(s) to ensure that company goals and guidelines are maintained. This position also develops and maintains client relationships, develops business opportunities, and promote services, reputation, and name throughout the industry. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years of progressive Project Management experience, specifically within the healthcare sector and have established client contacts in healthcare work. FE is required. Must be able to commit to a hybrid work schedule with at least 3 days in the Andover, MA office.


NV5 is a provider of engineering and consulting services to public and private sector clients, delivering solutions through six business verticals: Testing, Inspection & Consulting; Infrastructure; Utility Services; Environmental Health Sciences; Buildings & Program Management; and Geospatial Technology. With offices nationwide and abroad, NV5 helps clients plan, design, build, test, certify, and operate projects that improve the communities where we live and work.

As engineers, we play a significant role in shaping our communities through the services we provide. We are looking for passionate, driven individuals to join our team focused on Delivering Solutions and Improving Lives.

NV5's Planning and Design Group specializes in providing high‐quality mechanical, electrical, plumbing, fire protection, telecommunications, audio visual, electronic security, commissioning, and energy and sustainability engineering services. NV5 delivers total building solutions to leading businesses and institutions nationwide and has registered professional engineers in offices throughout the country ( Our innovative designs incorporate the use of a wide variety of cutting edge, environmentally conscious technologies. Nearly 20% of our staff members are LEED Accredited Professionals and have completed over 140+ LEED certified, platinum, gold and silver projects.


  • Responsible for the overall supervision of projects which are assigned to assure that the project conforms to the contractual agreement the firm has made with the client.
  • Prepares the contractual agreement with the client for review and signature by NV5 staff based on the commitment authority matrix.
  • Responsible for the development of tasks to define project work scope, budgets, and schedules.
  • Responsible for the accuracy and quality of all technical work.
  • Monitors project tasks to maintain budget, schedule, and scope of work.
  • Requests and obtains approval of additional services before performing services beyond the scope of work.
  • Prepares periodic (monthly, quarterly, etc.) status reports to be issued to the client and/or for use by a senior Project Manager.
  • Participates in presentations to clients.
  • Follows-up on outstanding invoices.
  • Coordinates and tracks project deliverables in accordance with the project schedule.
  • Maintains project electronic files.
  • Responsible for the development client communications.
  • Responsible for invoices including preliminary review of pre-bills.
  • Edits or reviews technical content prepared by others for reports or other deliverables.
  • Responsible for all written work submitted to the client.
  • Ensures proposals are prepared in a timely manner and submitted to the client.
  • Maintains client management to retain client and obtain future projects from client.
  • Attends client meetings.
  • May be required to take over responsibility or provide guidance to other project managers for at risk projects.
  • Responsible for training, evaluating and maintaining project management standards.

Financial Management:

  • Understands basic revenue models, and percent complete projections and makes decisions accordingly.
  • Works within, and understands, NV5's pricing model and billing procedures.
  • Accurately forecasts revenue, profitability, margins, and utilization.
  • Conducts monthly revenue reviews of the project financials with the team and with senior leadership.
  • Monitors changes in agreed upon scope and submits ASAs in a timely manner.   
  • Actively follows-up on AR. 


  • Facilitates team and client meetings effectively.
  • Holds regular status meetings with project team.
  • Keeps project team well informed of changes within the organization.
  • Effectively communicates relevant project information to superiors.
  • Resolves and/or escalates issues in a timely fashion.


  • Graduate from an engineering curriculum accredited by the Accreditation for Engineering and Technology (A.E.T.) or from a non-accredited engineering curriculum or related engineering science or with a B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering.
  • Recommended 10-15 years of progressive Project Management experience or an equivalent combination of combination of consulting engineering experience and project management experience (with a minimum of seven years of project management experience).
  • Experience in healthcare projects is required.
  • Must have a general understanding of design and commissioning project requirements.
  • PE License preferred but not required.
  • FE required.
  • Must keep current through continuing education.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the operation of a computer, AutoCAD and Revit.
  • Must have the ability to utilize various software packages to effectively manage projects.
  • Must have strong leadership, problem-solving, and communication skills.
  • Must have a professional demeanor and excellent presentation skills.
  • Must have well-developed business development skills.
  • Possess a strong ability to make quick decisions and effectively implement actions related to decisions.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills and ability to positively interact with staff at every level of the organization.
  • Must have ability to build an effective team, facilitate team spirit, and resolve conflicts independently.
  • Communicates effectively with staff, vendors, and clients.
  • Must be able to commit to a hybrid work schedule with at least 3 days in the Andover, MA office.

Professional Activities:

  • Must be at least a member and on a committee of one (1) trade specific organization (ASHRAE, ASPE, AIA, etc.). 


Physical Requirements:
This is a full-time position (40 hours per week, Monday – Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm), with the ability to work on-call and extended hours (including after hours, holidays and weekends). The job is performed primarily in an indoor office environment with occasional driving to commercial and institutional job site locations and outdoor activities at the site (including mechanical rooms, rooftops, and buildings). The employee must be able to perform, in a safe manner at all times, the following essential functions and requirements:

The employee frequently sits or stands in the same location with opportunity to move about; occasionally walks substantial distances at job site locations; regularly thinks, concentrates, analyzes, interprets, interacts with others, and communicates orally and in writing; regularly uses a computer (keyboard and mouse); regularly reads, sees, hears, and speaks; frequently uses hands to write, type, handle, or feel; occasionally reaches with hands and arms; occasionally bends, stoops, and lifts or moves up to 30 pounds (and greater weights infrequently); occasionally climbs ladders and stairs.


NV5 offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, life insurance, PTO, 401(k) and professional development/advancement opportunities.


NV5 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws. NV5 complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


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