Mechanical Project Manager
Job Type

The Project Manager role works directly with the internal Maxson team and all external stakeholders for the overall satisfaction of the client, successful execution of projects, and the successful management of project teams. This role is a critical administration and communication link between our clients and our project teams. This person ensures the firm stays in front of the competition by providing creative solutions for our clients and their projects that result in thrilled clients, happy project teams, and profitable projects delivered on time. This position reports to the Albuquerque Regional Manager and has a mentoring responsibility for Project Engineers and Designers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Engage and communicate proactively and effectively with all project stakeholders as necessary to ensure project goals and objectives are understood and achieved in a coordinated manner
  • Preserve an environment that encourages client satisfaction and recurring business opportunities
  • Implement processes
  • Drive continuous improvement
  • Assist in the development and implementation of training / coaching and mentoring programs
  • Build consensus with and inspire team members to optimize project performance through a positive and innovative approach
  • Provide engineering leadership and project type expertise to the client and team
  • When appropriate, translate for the client how the design solution addresses their goals and priorities
  • Ensure design complies with regulatory, code, and client requirements - provide quality assurance reviews
  • Collaborate with the Albuquerque Regional Manager, Mechanical Department Manager, and Senior Project Managers to assemble teams that include all required expertise, availability, and resources to meet the client and project requirements
  • Work closely with the Regional Manager and Senior Project Managers to monitor project performance and financial performance
  • Provide direct oversight of project performance with a focus on client satisfaction, project success / profitability, risk management, and team effectiveness
  • Ensure timely and accurate billing of client accounts
  • Prepare agreements / fee proposals establishing project scope, schedule, and expected deliverables
  • Coordinate and facilitate project meetings with project team to ensure understanding and execution of scope of services, project budget, project schedule and team goals
  • Monitor team performance to assure compliance with contractual requirements
  • Ensure project files and reporting are maintained
  • Foster Business Development and Marketing within the culture
  • Assure that the organization is consistently presented in a strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders
  • Possess a profound sense of responsibility for the overall success of the firm 

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years progressive mechanical engineering experience in building construction industry
  • Ability to analyze and troubleshoot system designs
  • Presentation, written, and verbal and communication skills
  • Understanding of regulatory and code requirements
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Ability to travel occasionally

Desired Qualifications

  • Licensed Professional Engineer strongly preferred
  • Experience and proficiency with Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent experience

Working Environment

The work performed with this position will be primarily in a heated/cooled office environment. The job will also involve occasional trips for various business purposes. The equipment this employee is expected to operate include a computer, copier/scanner, phone, plotter, field survey tablet and various other field survey equipment. Lifting requirements are minimal (less than 1% of time) and typically does not exceed 30 pounds.


  • Major medical with vision and dental plan 100% paid for employee
  • 401K plan with company contribution
  • Health savings account
  • Short and long term disability and life insurance plan 100% paid for employee
  • PTO (holidays, vacation and sick)
  • Flex time, 9 hours days Monday through Thursday and half days on Friday.
  • Eligible for year-end profit sharing

Salary Description
$81,000 - $125,000