Senior Project Manager

Sterling, VA, USA


$110,000 to $155,000

Job Number: 6295

Senior Project Manager – Controls

Looking for more than just a job? Our client offers rewarding careers with excellent benefits, training, educational opportunities, and promotion from within. As the specialty services division of our client, we are a NICET-certified electrical testing, engineering, controls, and automation company. Our controls and engineering consultants provide best-in-class services in electrical testing, system design, electrical engineering, systems integration, commissioning, equipment servicing, and retrofit services

For over twenty years, we have designed, built, installed, and maintained systems, projects, and facilities with a focus on safety, value, and quality. We work with a variety of national clients in renewables, data centers, oil and gas, food and beverage, manufacturing, chemical, and pharmaceutical fields. We are a fast-paced and agile company looking for a best-in-class Senior Project Manager willing to roll up their sleeves and exude a passion for the field.


  • B.S. in an engineering-related discipline (preferred in mechanical or electrical engineering) or 5 years of field experience.
  • Experience with programs/software: Rockwell Factory Talk, Tridium, Schneider Electric: Powerlogic/Struxureware, Siemens: Apogee, Ignition: Inductive Automation, Eaton Networks, Field Servers, Jace Controllers, Bacnet, Niagara.
  • Minimum 2 years of system integration experience in a team lead or project manager role.
  • Ignition certification is a plus.
  • Experience in the mission-critical data center sector is highly valued.
  • Knowledge of MQTT-Sequel Server-Ignition core protocols.
  • Proficiency with the Power User Level of Windows.
  • Understanding of electrical and mechanical schematic diagrams, control diagrams, prints, MOP-building operations, electrical theory, chiller control circuits, and industrial HVAC systems.
  • Solid foundation of communication protocols (Modbus, Modbus-TCP, etc.).
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment, organized, and good problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to manage large-scale controls projects, track project schedules, and meet customer requirements.

Day to Day

  • Provide high-level technical service, including engineering support, network topology planning, and system controls design functionality.
  • Assist in developing cost-effective methods for efficient SCADA controls design and system solutions.
  • Update company BMS/EPMS standards, specifications, management, philosophies, duties, and responsibilities.
  • Assist site controls engineer with BMS system deployments, validations, PLC code development & deployment, ventilation, and chiller plant alarming.
  • Validate BMS system sequences of operation and alarm points, and provide CX support for system testing and point-to-point verifications.
  • Develop and implement QA procedures to ensure quality control.
  • Write detailed daily reports on job site milestones.
  • Develop ISA data sheets for temperature, level, flow, and pressure transmitter/sensors, and other mechanical instrumentation.
  • Perform inspections, testing, and commission facility monitoring systems.
  • Run a BMS field team and coordinate project work internally and externally to ensure project completion on time and within budget.

Why Work Here

  • On-the-job training with fully accredited programs.
  • Eligibility for Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits and 401K with company match.
  • Opportunities to expand your skill set and share your knowledge across the organization.
  • A company culture of promotions from within, with a start-up atmosphere allowing for varied and rapid career growth and development.
  • Flexible vacation and parental leave.
  • Initiatives that support the growth, development, and happiness of our people.

Note: The provided salary range is for reference purposes only and will be subject to candidate qualifications, experience, and other relevant factors.
Applicants must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. Hiring company is unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.