Position Description

Engineering Project Manager
Location San Diego, CA
Number of Openings 1
Req # 1631
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Demonstrate your leadership skills and engineering experience as you coordinate landmark projects with global impact in this exciting role! As a global leader in consulting, engineering, and commissioning services, Syska Hennessy Group specializes in highly technical buildings and the systems that bring them to life. We are seeking an experienced Engineering Project Manager to join our San Diego, CA office.

Our dynamic work environment provides the optimal setting to take your career to the next level. From our supportive culture, diverse workforce, and competitive compensation, to our flexible work schedules and fun social events, it’s everything you’ll need for an exciting, challenging, and rewarding career.

Engineering Project Manager

Job Responsibilities

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will coordinate and assist to manage various projects to be performed by the Engineering team. The ideal candidate will have the flexibility and desire to roll up their sleeves, as needed, to en sure client deadlines are met. You will be responsible for maintaining client satisfaction, adhering to design standards, specifications,  and criteria for projects, and assisting with leading coordination meetings. 

Engineering Project Management Responsibilities:

  • Under the direction of a more senior PM, assist with managing large projects, preparing reports and specifications, and providing technical leadership 
  • Providing consulting services, including preparation of due diligence reports, gap analyses, and feasibility reports
  • Producing drawings consistent with client requirements and standards
  • Assisting with monitoring correspondence between staff, clients, contractors, owners, etc.
  • Assuming responsible charge for the overall economic well-being of the assigned projects, as assigned
  • Establishing project budgets and schedules and delivering projects on schedule and within budget
  • Participating in QA/QC process of completed work by staff
  • Participating in staff resource management and review as needed for junior staff
  • Work with the design team to maintaining client satisfaction and project efficiency
  • Communicating regularly with Syska Client Leaders and Project Managers of other services who may be managing other projects for the same client 
  • Assisting with maintaining interdisciplinary coordination with other trades/projects consultants
  • Under the direction of a more senior PM, assist with the preparation of proposals and administering project contracts between Syska and the client, including Add Service Agreements

Engineering Project Manager

Job Requirements

This role requires a skilled Technical Project Manager with knowledge of building systems and industry standards in mechanical, electrical and plumbing. In addition to strong project management skills, you will need a high degree of interpersonal and relationship building skills to be successful in this position.

Engineering Project Manager Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution; exceptional candidates may substitute with significant years of experience
  • 3 to 6 years minimum of engineering project management experience working in a consulting engineering firm
  • History working with commercial projects  is a requirement; additional project design experience in Healthcare, Higher Education, hospitality, and/or Critical Facilities is a big plus
  • Ability to fully prepare a construction bid document and all the various phases of the project through documentation and construction
  •  Working knowledge of design and calculation software
  • Working knowledge of Building systems to ensure proper design coordination
  • Knowledge of ROM (Rough Order of Magnitude) construction costs and ability to evaluate construction costs
  • Working knowledge and legal understanding of documents and the processes involved during a construction project
  • Working knowledge of Life Cycle Costing analysis
  • Working knowledge of latest version of AutoCAD and REVIT
  • PMP certification, highly preferred

Engineering Project Manager


As an Engineering Project Manager with Syska Hennessy Group, you will be part of a global firm with an amazing history! We are committed to being the best, to advancing engineering design practice, and to supporting our clients with integrity. To make all of that happen, we rely on the talent, drive, enthusiasm, and the total job satisfaction of the great people who work here.

As a member of our highly collaborative team, we provide you with a flexible benefits package that reflects our respect for your workplace contributions, professional goals, and personal priorities. The personal benefits program at Syska Hennessy Group includes:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan with employer matching
  • Roth 401(k) Option
  • Individual and Dependent Life Insurance
  • Short- and Long-Term Disability
  • Health wellness program including gym discounts, flu shots,  and biometric screening
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Training and professional development courses
  • Professional development incentive bonuses
  • A generous Paid Time Off Program (PTO)
  • Opportunities for community outreach through internal networks
  • Monthly business phone stipend
  • Transit/parking program
  • Flexible summer work schedules

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