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McKinstry Fire Protection Project Manager in Seattle, Washington

Fire Protection Project Manager

Location WA - Seattle

Job Family Fire Protection

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At McKinstry, we’re proud to be a diverse and passionate group of innovators and problem-solvers, builders and engineers, mentors, and students. We believe the world needs curious, forward-thinking, solutions-oriented people who want to make our planet better. We are committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting, developing, and retaining professionals from all backgrounds, and we believe that promoting diversity, equity, and inclusivity is an integral component of our continuing quest To Build a Thriving Planet. If you are looking to leave a purposeful mark on the world, then McKinstry is the place for you.

Here’s where you come in:

We are currently in search of a Project Manager for our Fire Protection team in Seattle. We are looking for someone who likes to develop and manage project plans, schedules, and scopes of work on multi-million dollar projects. You will be joining an established and diverse team where you will be able to make an immediate impact. If you thrive in a collaborative environment and are passionate about solving problems and achieving goals, this may be the right position for you!

You’re great at:

Project Management

• Identifies required resources to achieve project goals.

• Generates preliminary assessments, technical solutions, fee proposals, presentations,

studies, and general support.

• Transitions project management and engineer activities from design to construction

phase and construction to completion phase.

• Communicates with the General Contractor, Architect, Engineer, Owner, and other


Project Controls

• Assumes financial responsibility for project including accurate, timely and relevant

reporting to stakeholders.

• Facilitates invoice payments from clients and to subcontractors.

• Prepares client and subcontractor change orders.

• Monitors, controls and reports on the financial performance of projects.

• Prepares or supervises the preparation of Submittals, Operation & Maintenance Manuals,

Expediting Reports, Change Order Log, RFI log, Correspondence Log, etc.

Team Management

• Coaches and mentors project team members.

• Develops project staffing plans to include labor, subcontractors, etc.

• Acts as steward of McKinstry culture; communicate and influence policies and


• Establishes and leads associated meetings.

Other duties as assigned.

What we would like to see from you:

• Must have demonstrated proficiency for all the responsibilities of a Construction Project


• Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering or equivalent work

experience required.

• Five (5) years of experience in project management, Sprinkler design, or construction is


• Proficient with scheduling software: Microsoft Project, Primavera and/or Suretrak


• Completed OSHA 30 class is required.

• Advanced knowledge of Bluebeam Revu, Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel,

PowerPoint, and Outlook and required. Working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.

• Proficient with construction financial programs and software preferred.

• Demonstrates an understanding of accounting and financial management preferred.

• Nicet Level II or higher in water-based layout preferred

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training. This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

McKinstry is a drug-free workplace. Employment is contingent upon successfully passing a pre-employment drug and alcohol test, complying with the requirements of the Immigration Reform and Control Act and a Confidentiality Agreement, in addition to successful outcomes of background and reference checks.

Applicants for this role will only be considered if they possess current US Work Authorization, and do not require employer-sponsored VISA support to begin or remain in this role.