HVAC Project Manager

DATE POSTED: April 30, 2024

KLEBS Mechanical, Inc. is seeking an experienced HVAC PROJECT MANAGER who has both dry and wet side HVAC experience. Person should be able to work independently and handle all project responsibilities from doing the buyout, processing submittals, processing RFI, billings, managing labor, and doing close outs. The preferred candidate will have 5-10 years experience managing projects in the 1 to 5 Million range. Our company handles all type of construction projects to include but not limited to commercial, military installations, schools, universities, condominiums, restaurants, government facilities and office buildings.

Summary of Duties:

Under general supervision, acts as organizer, planner, scheduler, problem solver, decision maker, resource manager and overall leader for project/contract, evaluating project/contract feasibility, creating strategic plans, managing activities of jobsite workforce while insuring jobsite safety and controlling resources necessary to effectively meet the project / contract schedule for residential or commercial HVAC projects.

Specific Duties – include the following and other duties may be assigned:

  • Develop and manage overall job activities, including schedule, manpower, equipment and material.
  • Devise and implement piecework programs when applicable.
  • Assist in establishment and maintenance of project budgets.
  • Coordinate job-site requirements with foremen and other personnel.
  • Coordinate with Purchasing Department to ensure timely ordering and delivery of materials per budget.
  • Track materials to ensure schedules are maintained.
  • Manage foremen and other job site employees to ensure efficient operations.
  • Develop and maintain relationships with owners, general contractors, vendors, suppliers, internal employees and other trades on site.
  • Communicate accurately and concisely with internal and external personnel.
  • Ensure accurate tool inventory and maintenance on job sites.
  • Provide accurate information, prepare for, and participate in the cost-to-complete process.
  • Provide training for foremen, journeymen, apprentices or trainees. ???????????????
  • Evaluate company requirements for areas of responsibilities and make recommendations, as needed.
  • Enforce company policies and procedures and recommend improvements.
  • Complete required paperwork accurately and timely (time cards, daily reports, detailed accounting of activities, follow-up documentation, billings, HR paperwork, evaluations, etc).


  • Five to ten years HVAC project management experience, including leadership responsibilities.
  • Thorough knowledge of HVAC system design and installation.
  • Thorough working knowledge of project management processes, technology and safety principles.
  • Strong communications skills and demonstrated project experience between $1M and $15M.
  • Strong decision-making, problem solving, resource allocation and planning skills/experience.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail throughout prior experience at a tactical implementation level.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical concepts and ideas in a non-technical, simple manner.
  • Ability to build a team and coach, mentor, train and lead personnel in a project leadership relationship.
  • MS Office proficiency: Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Timberline (construction industry software) experience preferred.
  • Clean DMV Report and the ability to be insured.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Climb ladders as required
  • Climb stairs up/down
  • Carry up to 50 lbs.
  • Bend at the waist 
  • Bending at the knees or squatting for extended periods
  • Repetitive motions and awkward positions
  • Walking and/or standing for long periods.
  • Exposure to dust, chemicals and/or fumes.
  • Working around hazardous machinery
  • Grasping tools, parts or other items as required


Competitive salary, vacation, holidays, medical & dental insurance, and other fringe benefits.