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Shawmut Design and Construction Manager- MEP in Boston, Massachusetts

At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.

The MEP Manager is responsible for numerous pre-construction tasks, construction and post construction tasks and services such as onsite consulting for clients and internal Shawmut staff while delivering unparalleled customer service. The MEP Manager is an industry specialist and a liaison for external and internal clients. As part of a larger team, the MEP Manager is also responsible for developing critical relationships with internal and external clients and team members.

  • Review drawings and generate drawing review comments that indicate constructability issues, value engineering, incomplete scope of work and dimensional problems to ensure timely correction and early detection of any potential issues

  • Provide advice and insight into estimating budgets ensuring all MEP components are included and price estimates are accurate and realistic

  • Provide MEP expertise on conceptual bids to make certain all MEP systems are accurately estimated and all system components are included

  • Review project documents to become familiar with MEP and overall requirements, review project documents (specs and manuals), MEP systems and designs for technical feasibility and provide feedback to project team and client regarding constructability issues, value engineering, filling the scope of work, gaps, etc

  • Perform timely site inspections and quality tests, suggest improvements, and immediately inform construction team of problems in order to correct/repair site deficiencies without impacting cost/schedule and ensure MEP systems are operating as intended prior to occupancy by Owner/Client

  • Coordinate directly with MEP subcontractors for successful completion of project requirements and scheduling of functional performance testing of equipment and systems. (integrating testing procedure into the project schedule)

  • Define maintenance requirements and evaluate warranty claims for all MEP systems, as needed and share info with project team for inclusion in the O&M manual

  • Formulate a start-up commissioning plan for project where applicable that contain HVAC checklist, MFG. startup sheets, duct and pipe testing reports, test and balance reports and assure effective utilization of manual and maintain record copy

  • Develop and maintain mutually beneficial relationships with all core vendors and subs to ensure competitive pricing, priority delivery and top service and clear understanding of Shawmut expectations regarding quality, timeliness, etc

  • Uphold Shawmut Values and 16 Best Practices

  • BA, Mechanical Engineering

  • 7+ years experience in commercial construction industry

  • 5+ years experience with MEP design, commissioning, and construction; estimating a plus

  • High attention to detail

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proven leadership experience

  • Flexibility to travel

ID: 2023-5750

Division: Construction Operations

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Street: 560 Harrison Avenue