MEP Manager

McCarthy Building Companies

San Jose, CA
  • McCarthy Building Companies, Inc. is America's premier, 100% employee-owned commercial construction company. With offices nationwide, we specialize in a wide range of project types that are as diverse and wide-ranging as the communities in which we build. Our innovative teams collaborate with clients and industry partners throughout the project life cycle, starting in the earliest stages of design, throughout construction and beyond project completion. McCarthy’s reputation for tackling the toughest building challenges starts with our focus on developing high-performing individuals and teams. We do this through our award-winning training programs, a best-in-class Total Rewards benefits program, and a focus on equipping diverse teams of employee owners through a connected and inclusive culture aligned with our values of: Genuine. We, Not I. All In.


    Key Responsibilities

    • Assist Estimating with Bidding and Preconstruction, defining/developing scope of work for MEP and evaluating subsequent bids
    • Review Contract Documents, making suggestions/modifications as they relate to the MEP trades
    • Manage and lead MEP subcontractors throughout duration of the project (from Groundbreaking through Commissioning and Turnover to Owner)
    • Assist Scheduling department with developing detailed CPM schedules for all MEP installation activities, including cost and resource loading
    • Develop an MEP Schedule of Values and assist in billing process
    • Work with Superintendent on project logistics and temporary facility plans
    • Review and approve material and equipment for MEP systems prior to installation
    • Monitor the installation and start-up of MEP systems and commissioning of project with Engineer & Owner
    • Coordinate activities, materials procurement and other related activities with Project Manager and Field Staff
    • Communicate progress and prepare appropriate reports as needed by Project Manager, Project Director, Owner’s Rep, Architect, etc.
    • Represent McCarthy in regards to the MEP process at weekly Owner’s meetings
    • Supervise, develop and mentor MEP Project Engineers, if applicable


    • 7+ years of experience in Construction/MEP Coordination
    • Thorough knowledge of all mechanical, electrical plumbing and low-voltage systems
    • General understanding of Building Codes, Mechanical Codes, Electrical Codes and Plumbing Codes as they relate to construction of project
    • Bachelors degree in Construction Management or Engineering a plus
    • General knowledge of construction principles/practices required
    • Experienced dealing with MEP subcontracts and subcontractors
    • Central Utility Plant experience required.


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