Facility Assessment Program Manager

Technical Services
FL - Tampa

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. McKinstry is built on foumain values  Put People First, Build Trusted Partnership, Be Constantly Curious, and Make a Positive Difference. These values are interwoven into everything we do to include how we reward and inspire our people to how we care for our clients and partners.

 

McKinstry’s Technical Services group exists to build a thriving planet by creating high-performance buildings. Our goal is to change the built environment's trajectory from continuing to be a drain on our US GDP and the most significant contributor of GhG emissions to run efficiently on renewable power and turn wasted resources into prosperity. We provide highly valued professional services focused on optimizing energy-consuming systems, asset advisory, and construction-related consulting services in addition to Active Energy Management, Commissioning, PowerEd, Facility Condition Assessments, Master Systems Integration, and Transition to Sustainable Operations consulting. This dynamic team is growing quickly and looking for a growth mindset team player.

 

When we introduce why we work and the problems we are trying to solve, we can engage with our clients at a deeper level to work on issues together. As a leader in the industry, it’s important for us to align on why we work because we believe in Working Together to Build a Thriving Planet. Did you know:

  • Buildings use 72% of the electricity in the U.S.
  • Construction only accounts for 13% of the lifecycle cost of a facility over a 40 year period
  • Over 40% of our greenhouse gas emissions are from buildings
  • Up to 50% of building energy use is wasted
  • With the correct approach, up to 50% of a building’s construction cost can be eliminated
  • 29% of the US GDP is spent on facility operations
  • The US has $3.5 Trillion in deferred maintenance and code has increased efficiency requirements by 32%  since 2009

 

Here's where you come in:

We are currently seeking a Facility Assessment Program Manager to join our team as a member of our growing Technical Services division in Tampa, Florida. 

 You're great at:

Technology Consulting & Support

As the Facility Assessment Program Manager, you will assist the business development team members to identify potential consulting clients and help develop opportunities through client meetings and sales support activities. It will be important to discover client issues, obstacles and goals and then work with stakeholders to understand them. In this role you will also provide guidance to Technology Solution Engineers to document and assess clients’ existing Building Automation System (BAS) and networking infrastructure. You will advocate to develop strategic, sustainable BAS architecture for our clients.

Project Development, Deployment, and Support

In this role, you design, evaluate, test and manage building technology systems. This will include researching and evaluating new buildings automation products, technologies, and vendors. Another important task will be collaborating with team members, client stakeholders, sub-contractors and third-party vendors for completion of technology systems implementation. You will also provide technology commissioning for BAS projects, including network configuration and performance, adhere to standard and specifications, and other aspects of technology deployment and implementation.

Communication

Building and maintaining client relationships will be a critical part of this position. Strong communication skills will take you far in this role as you create presentations for small and large audiences as the technical subject matter expert.  Additionally, you will identify qualify and funnel potential new service opportunities to the Business Development team.

Project Delivery and Support

Coordinating with vendors and subtractors for the completion of the project is another important element to this role. You will develop and manage internal and external scope including Key Performance Indicator to evaluate services in comparison to metrics with the goal of delivering projects on time and in budget; update project plans accordingly. Also, you will generate reports document project, service and financial performance and lead project meetings.

 

What we would like to see from you:

  • BA/BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Facilities Management or equivalent field of study or equivalent work experience required.
  • Minimum ten (10) years of experience designing, implementing and troubleshooting Building Automation Systems (BAS) and networks.  Experience should include estimating, product selection and sizing, network design, and application of standards & best practices.  Preferred experience with at least two major BAS product lines.  Building commissioning or HVAC operational efficiency experience required.
  • Four (4) years of lead project management experience required.
  • Two (2) years’ experience with client-facing presentations and/or sales presentations required.
  • Two (2) years’ experience with team development, mentoring and coaching required.
  • Familiarity with various BAS products, including network architectures, protocols, features, capabilities, and limitations. 
  • BAS integration experience required, including BACnet, LonWorks, Modbus, and proprietary protocols.  Experience with Tridium Niagara Frameworks (Niagara Certification preferred) and other integration products required.  Strong background using BACnet preferred. 
  • Experience and working knowledge of various network types, including IP, serial (RS-485, FTT-10A), and wireless network technology and protocols.  Understanding of Information Technology (IT) required, including IP network design, management, and security. 
  • Understanding of cyber-security concepts including encryption, access control and management, and best practices. 
  • Extensive understanding of HVAC mechanical system equipment, operation, maintenance, and troubleshooting.  Control logic programming experience required.  Lighting control, advanced utility metering, data acquisition, and data analysis experience also preferred. 
  • Knowledge and experience in energy efficiency and/or sustainability programs preferred.
  • Energy consulting experience or education preferred.
  • Building commissioning or operational efficiency consulting experience preferred.
  • Technical writing & communications, systems schematics development, and documentation skills required. 
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio required; working knowledge of SharePoint, PowerBI, and MS Teams preferred.
  • PMP, CEM, PE professional designations are 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 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.

McKinstry is committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within McKinstry who have always been the source of our strength. We recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for organizational excellence.

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.

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity should contact their direct supervisor or the Human Resources Department without fear of retaliation of any kind.

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