Senior Project Manager

Construction Operations/ Opérations Construction Queens, New York


Position at Ainsworth

If you thrive in a team-oriented workplace that challenges your skills, to drive your career development, embraces diversity and rewards innovation, with competitive pay and great employee programs, join the BP Mechanical/Ainsworth  group team today!

Position Summary:

Provide leadership of all projects under his/her supervision. The role is primarily focused on exceeding client expectations through proactive planning and preparation, including project schedule, effective sub & vendor management, addressing field issues, timely project close-out and managing finances. Engagement will start from pre-construction; sub & vendor leveling, to final client, sub & vendor close-outs, and service contract/future opportunities with the client and building.


  • Review projects prior to kick-off meeting. Visit jobsite as necessary.
  • Advise purchasers of any specific conditions or potential cost savings, preferred subcontractor list
  • Based on GC base schedule, formulate a job specific schedule for mechanical trades
    Confirm schedule, work flow and other trade relations.
  • Attend, monitor and provide solutions at coordination meeting as required
    Manage subcontractors in field to ensure project schedule is being met
  • Provide general mediation and troubleshooting for client and subs throughout the project
  • Coordinate equipment releases to meet schedule
  • Meet with the PE weekly to discuss project status, issues and look ahead
  • Own, or delegate completion of all daily labor, safety or other required field reports
  • Monitor project progress through jobsite visits & daily communication, subcontractors, vendors, etc.
  • Attending weekly jobsite meetings
  • Scheduling formal meetings as required for project coordination.
  • Attend client interviews, as deemed necessary by the executive team and the estimating department.
  • Monitor and ensure project engineer submits and releases all shop drawings and equipment in a timely fashion.
  • Establish relationship between client and service department for future service agreement.
  • At 90% completion, confirm punch list is received and completed all startup and balancing.
  • Mentor the Junior PM through involvement with project issues, meetings, and one on one dialogue
  • Coordinate BP subcontractor’s installation with client and other trades
  • Monitor all change orders for understanding of the work that is involved, the status of the associated work and materials and the customer’s acceptance of the additional work.
  • Monitor General Contractor approval of all change orders and back charge issues. Ensure back charges are addressed and resolved in a timely manner
  • Manage the finances and cash flow of each project ensuring all projects risks are kept to a minimum, collecting money on a timely basis, collecting change orders and minimizing back charges
  • Responsible for monthly payment requisitions, pencil and final, follow up on payments
    Work with the accounting department to submit accurate invoices and monitor subsequent progress billing.


  • Personable and professional demeanor, client-centric focus
  • Self-motivated, take initiative, high energy, positive attitude, decision maker
  • Ability to think analytically and quickly.
  • Office & field experience directly overseeing all aspects of mechanical projects
  • 5-7 years of experience in fast-track fit-out work (new construction experience a plus)
  • Team player, ability to balance between delegating and self-preforming tasks
  • Effective use of yours, and others’ time; sense of urgency on deliverables
  • Technical comprehension of HVAC air and water systems, knowledge of system functions
  • Subcontractor & vendor supervision, quality control
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Experience in strategic planning & evaluating field risks
  • Knowledge of project financials (Budgets, buyouts, leveling, AIA, SOV, PO’s, CO’s)
  • Ability to effectively plan, prioritize, proactive problem solver
  • Coordinate and resolve field issues w/other trades
  • Create & maintain a positive team environment in the field
  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Outlook and Word, AUTO CAD a plus

While we appreciate all applications we receive, we advise that only candidates under consideration will be contacted.

Ainsworth is an integrated multi-trade company, offering end-to-end services and solutions for all asset maintenance and refurbishment requirements of our customers. We are continually striving to create better and more advanced products as well as provide the highest quality service. We are rapidly growing and need talented professionals to help drive our vision at becoming the best multi-trade company in the country! Join us…. Make a difference.