The Brewer-Garrett Company
  • Middleburg Heights, OH, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

JOB SUMMARY: Brewer-Garrett is a facility solutions company that provides innovations that exceeds expectations. Our company is built upon the talent and experience of our associates, and we are looking for a reliable Team Lead Senior Project Manager that will have overall responsibility and ensure project performance from safety, maintaining project financials, management of subcontractors, quality control, and client interface. The Senior Project Manager will manage the team assigned to the project including project managers, engineers, safety, and Solutions Group personnel. As the Team Lead, this individual will be responsible for management and reviews of Project Managers assigned. The Senior Project Manager will have the chance to work with an exciting and dynamic team and work within a developing industry.


  • Maintain a culture of Safety on all projects. Works in conjunction with Brewer-Garrett's Safety Manager.
  • Primary client interface on projects assigned. Is responsible for maintaining a positive client relationship.
  • Ensure all aspects of the project are compliant with contract terms and legal requirements that govern the project and the community in which the project(s) take place.
  • Responsible for the project budget and ensuring its' gross profit.
    • Negotiate and procure materials, equipment, and sub-contractor participation with the assistance of Project Mangers assigned to the project.
    • Responsible for all project write-ups and adjustments made throughout the project (re-writes).
  • Negotiate and close any change orders or additional work scopes.
  • Ensures that project workflow is adequate to deliver the project on time. For example:
    • Engineering schedule and approvals.
    • Construction schedule.
    • Submittal reviews etc.
  • Responsible for maintaining effective communication among of all team members.
    • Internal and external project meetings. Coordination of shop drawing reviews.
    • Preconstruction meetings, Construction meetings warranty and close out meetings etc.
  • Responsible to mentor team members as required based upon level of experience.
  • Ensures all project deliverables for the project are provided to the client.
  • Settles disputes regarding the contract with the owner/subcontractor/vendor.
  • Ensures that the project is documented with all changes in scope of work including energy related revisions, developing pricing for said changes and gaining approval from a qualified customer representative, in writing, to provide the additional work prior to providing any effort beyond the sell.
  • Provide direction and assistance to all project managers under direct supervision and assigned. Direction includes review pf estimates, rewrites, schedules, manpower and execution of projects, etc.
  • Provide mid-year and year end reviews of all Project Managers assigned.
  • Assist project managers assigned in obtaining resources required for project execution such as labor, equipment, tools, inventory, and deliveries from the associated managers.
  • Responsible for developing solutions for any issues that may come up on projects.
  • Assists Project Managers assigned to the project with the following:
    • Routinely prepare a "cost in place" analysis of installed work.
    • Report any difficulties affecting the quality of work, issues of safety, customer relations, redemption of gross profit and similar concerns.
    • Provide bi-weekly, onsite, safety audits for each active project and assure that "job box" safety meetings are properly initiated and maintained.
    • Monitor project safety and assist the safety manager to ensure a safe environment exists. Insist that all sub-contractors adhere to the same safety criteria.
    • Review the basis of the energy guarantee, if required, and report any discrepancies to the energy auditing department.
    • In conjunction with the accounting department prepare project billing and promote the timeliness of this task.
    • Schedule and direct the commissioning of all installed systems nearing project completion with engineering, automation, auditing, and the owner's representative.
    • Prepare required project related training materials/aids and conduct all required owner training sessions.
    • Assure all project related documents of record, as-built drawings, operating manuals, warranty certificates, commissioning records, balance reports, owner acceptance sign-off, and similar materials are filed with pertinent copies delivered to the owner upon project completion.
    • Estimate projects as directed by the Solutions Group General Manager in their area of expertise.
    • Assist in any effort related to the department such as "take off" and estimating needs, meeting attendance, procurement, sales, and similar activities.
    • Meet with building inspectors to complete final inspections and gain system acceptance.
    • Establish, monitor, communicate, update, and maintain project schedules utilizing industry standard scheduling methods.
    • Explore, develop, and implement strategies to self-perform and /or outsource the project to achieve the project's objectives of price, schedule, and quality, including writing scopes of work (SOW), Requests for Quotes (RFQ's) and managing competitive bid processes between vendors and sub-contractors.
    • Manage the project costs to ensure budgets are maintained by knowing and documenting progress against estimate, routinely documenting and calculating estimated cost to complete, and project profitability.
  • Other Duties
    • Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.




  • Bachelor of science degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or Project Management is a plus.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of project management experience. Experience with commercial/industrial electrical, controls, or mechanical contractor engaged in MEP related or similar work.
  • A strong understanding of mechanical, controls, electrical and construction means and methods associated with the renovation of commercial and institutional buildings and/or similar facilities.
  • High level of proficiency with spreadsheets, scheduling, budgeting, Excel, Microsoft office suits and other software used in the construction industry.
    • Microsoft project, Procore, Primavera P6 scheduling, and OFCC OAKS software experience is a plus.
  • Safety- Must have OSHA 10 Hour, OSHA 30 Hour is a plus.
  • Core competencies/skills in the areas of construction, communication, customer negotiation and conflict resolution, attention to detail, critical thinking, achieving results, and problem solving.
  • Highly collaborative and focused on sharing details routinely and consistently with team members. Has the ability to mentor/coach direct reports is a plus.
  • Demonstrate a persistent optimism and the ability to navigate challenges in a way that produces value, exceeds expectations, and promotes company success.


  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles, moving mechanical parts and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to a variety of extreme conditions at construction job sites. The noise level in the work environment and job sites can be loud.
  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
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