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Senior MEP Manager in Raleigh, NC at Gilbane

Date Posted: 7/10/2018

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    Raleigh, NC
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Job Description

At Gilbane we’re building more than buildings, we’re helping create schools, hospitals, laboratories and other facilities that will be helping people live better for decades to come. As a fifth generation family business we’ve built the best team in the industry with a culture of caring that treats every one of our employees as a trusted member of the Gilbane family. We also invest in our employees’ education and have built Gilbane University into the top training organization in the construction industry. If you have the desire to make a real difference in people’s lives and become part of a growing organization that treats you like member of the family – you will feel right at home at Gilbane.  

 PRIMARY FUNCTION:    The Senior MEP Manager leads and mentors the MEP teams on multiple projects, while working with Project Managers and Project Executives to help define regional needs and project specific needs in all areas of MEP.


MEP Manager typical responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Protect Gilbane and the owner from cost and schedule impacts
  • Coordinate with Project Managers and MEP staff to gain an understanding of needs and how to best assist each project
  • Provide oversight and assume accountability for MEP-GMP preparation
  • Assist with the development and implementation of the Project Execution Plan
  • Manage the MEO document review process, Value Engineering and constructability in conjunction with MEP field staff
  • Assume overall responsibility for the buyout, installation, and testing of control systems on multiple projects
  • Establish long term relationships with clients to ensure repeat business
  • Assume overall responsibility for the MEP discipline and associated staff members on simultaneous complex projects
  • Identify staffing needs and assess staff skill levels
  • Provide leadership in peer group activities


  • BS OR MS degree in mechanical or electrical engineering
  • 20+ years related field experience
  • 10-15 years in a supervisory role on a $150+ million construction project
  • Or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Ability to provide MEP guidance and oversight to multiple complex projects that are predominately MEP
  • Ability to manage and mentor experienced staff members on multiple projects
  • Strong scheduling skills and proficiency in P6
  • Demonstrate strong risk management skills
  • Must be able to create an environment where “safety first” is the culture and all trades people work with an incident and injury free attitude
  • OSHA 30 hour certified

WORKING CONDITIONS:    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently or occasionally required to:

  • Sit, stand or walk
  • Climb or balance
  • Stoop, crouch and step over obstacles
  • Lift and/or move up to 50 lbs
  • Work in outdoor conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity
  • Work in environment with dust, loud noise and/or vibrations

Excellent total compensation package which includes competitive health and welfare benefits, generous profit-sharing/401k plan, as well as technical and management training programs.

Gilbane is an Equal Opportunity Employer (M/F/D/V) with a strong commitment to environmental awareness and a drug-free workplace.