Mechanical Project Manager – Albuquerque, NM

Mechanical Project Manager – Albuquerque, NM

General Role Description

The Project Management 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 Senior Project Manager and has a continuing education responsibility for Project Engineers and Designers.

Firm Description

Maxson Engineering is a Littleton, Colorado based full-service Mechanical, Electrical and Technology Engineering firm. We are especially proud of our company culture which is driven by our core values; being proactive, innovative, accountable, and perseverant. These values drive our culture and priorities while providing a framework in which all decisions are made. The core values are the foundation on which the company is built. Maxson Engineering was founded on the principles of engineering excellence and a commitment to quality client care. We pride ourselves on focusing our clients’ needs and developing balanced and workable solutions to help our clients achieve their goals. The company has extensive experience designing complex mechanical and electrical systems for challenging projects.

Classification: Exempt


Based upon multiple factors, including but not limited to level of experience, skills, qualifications, and credentials, the pay range for this position is expected to be: $81,000 to $125,000

Key Responsibilities

  • Possess a profound sense of responsibility for the overall success of the firm
  • 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 Senior Project Manager to assemble teams that include all required expertise, availability, and resources to meet the client and project requirements
  • Work closely with the Senior Project Manager 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

Business Development/Marketing & Sales

  • Foster Business Development and Marketing within the culture
  • Proactive use of the Client Relationship Management (CRM) Database
  • Participate in the Market Share Process – focused on market segments / new clients / new business
  • Participate in the Client Share Process – focused on existing clients / growing existing business
  • Contribute project specific content to select RFPs
  • Participate in select project interviews

External Leadership/Community

  • Assure that the organization is consistently presented in a strong, positive image to relevant stakeholders

Required Qualifications

  • Minimum of 4 years progressive 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

  • Experience and proficiency with Autodesk Revit and AutoCAD


  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering or equivalent experience


  • Licensed Professional Engineer strongly preferred

Working Conditions

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.

Benefit Package Includes

Maxson Engineering offers a comprehensive benefit package including:

  • 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

This description is not intended, and should not be construed, to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job. The responsibilities, skills, efforts, working conditions and any other aspect of the position may change at any time at the sole discretion of Maxson Engineering, depending upon the needs of the enterprise.

Date job description was written or last reviewed: April 28, 2022