HVAC/plumbing Project Manager

Pasadena, CA 91101

Posted: 05/03/2024 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Project Manager/Leader Job Number: 26817 Pay Range: $115,000-$200,000 Workplace Type: On-site

Job Description

Blackstone Talent Group, an award-winning technology consulting and talent agency is seeking a Project Manager to join our Client's team.

General Job Description: The Project Manager is expected to develop and maintain a client base, manage HVAC/plumbing/process sales, and coordinate the field labor needs for each project in conjunction with field leadership. The Project Manager will use judgement and discretion in representing the company. He/she is expected to show a high level of commitment and involvement with his/her work and the company’s business. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Project Management 

  • The Project Manager is the single source responsibility to the client and the customer. 
  • Perform all project management functions required to promote and finalize sales including concept engineering, complete estimates, written proposals, direct meetings, to successful job completion.
  • Successful management of contracts, including sales, estimating, procurement, and execution
  • Coordination of field labor and installation sequencing between the customer and client's field leadership.

Understand financial aspects of the job 

  • Forecasting, prepare budget projection and control costs within agreed upon limits. 
  • Provide letters, proposals, memos, contracts, change orders, strategies, etc. for good business procedures and legal protection. 
  • Internal – Provide project coordination, leadership and guidance of all departmental efforts including Engineering, Purchasing, Accounting, Construction and Service during project construction in a timely manner. 
  • Billing, knowing job costs

Build and manage relationships with internal and external customers

  • External – leadership of client meetings and development of contracts to finalize sales. Maintain cordial relationships with all clients, including vendors, subcontractors and the industry. 
  • Contribute and be part of special studies, committees, etc. as directed by your supervisor to advance technical abilities in engineering, planning and estimating, installation procedures, etc.

Effective communication with internal and external customers 

  • Consult with appropriate personnel including all Management and Department Heads.
  • Attend all Project Management Sales and Construction Meetings. 
  • Schedule and coordinate pre-construction project kickoff meetings with department heads and supervisors. 

Utilize internal resources to fullest extent necessary to meet the customer requirements

  • The Project Manager utilizes and coordinates staff from all departments, as needed, for each project. During the life of a project, the Project Manager provides project leadership and coordinates employees assigned to the project by department supervisors to achieve the project vision and contracted scope associated with the customer requirements. 

Mentoring – act as mentor to others assigned by your supervisor and actively participate in recruiting, training, and coaching of sales staff to support department initiatives and growth

  • Other duties and special assignments as directed by your supervisor or upper management to accomplish mutually agreed upon goals. 

Position Requirements (Skills, Work Experience, Education, Certifications, Licenses, etc.):

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field (preferred)
  • 5+ years of experience in estimating, design and/or management of HVAC projects from $50,000 to $25+ million
  • Ability to operate independently and autonomously to facilitate goals outlined by your supervisor
  • Demonstrate a corresponding high sense of integrity
  • Demonstrated experience/ability to develop new business
  • Strong interpersonal and project management abilities, employing strong organizational skills to respond successfully to a high volume of issues.
  • Maintain a community presence in an industry-based or community-based organization. 


  • Proactivity / Initiative: Recognizes what needs to be done and accomplishes it in a manner appropriate for one’s level/position and with minimal supervision.
  • Perseverance: Shows the wherewithal to fight for difficult goals despite challenges and to bounce back from adversity.
  • Insight: The ability to gather and make sense of information that suggests new possibilities.
  • Engagement: Shows a knack for using emotion and logic to communicate a persuasive vision and connect with people.
  • Teamwork: The ability to effectively work toward common goals with others by supporting, encouraging, and sharing information in an authentic and approachable manner.
  • Big Picture: Understands and contributes to organizations’ short- and long-term business strategy.  On a personal level has independently developed a vision for short- and long-term career success.
  • Motivation / Dedication: Commits to excellence in pursuing unselfish goals.  Initiates action with collective goals takes responsibility and shows personal humility.
  • Technical Curiosity / Willingness to Learn: Interest in seeking out new experiences, knowledge, and candid feed, back; demonstrating an openness to learning and change.
  • Problem-Solver: Ability to identify, analyze, and solve a problem in support of personal, group, department, or organizational objectives.

Typical hours: Monday to Friday, starting as early as 6:00 am and ending as late as at 8:00 pm depending on the needs of the day. There are often weekend hours and evening hours required as well as part of your job

Travel: Based on business needs to and from the primary office to regional branch offices and job sites. Varying work in varying locations.

Blackstone Talent Group is a wholly owned subsidiary of Blackstone Technology Group, a global IT services and software firm that implements technological solutions across commercial industry verticals and the US Federal Government. Blackstone's global talent augmentation practice was founded in 1998. Blackstone Talent Group has offices in San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Colorado Springs, and Washington, DC. We specialize in providing clients the best talent across a variety of industries and sectors.

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