Project Manager (Mechanical)

Jackson, TN posted on November 20

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With more than 70 years in the heating and cooling business, Ellis Heating Company, Inc. and Ellis Mechanical, LLC are mechanical contracting companies serving West Tennessee with unlimited license numbers (#10458 and #61458) providing the opportunity to design, install, and service every mechanical need for our customers. Our HVAC services are handled by our related party company, EC Sales and Service, LLC. Many of our employees have 15+ years of experience at Ellis Heating Company, Inc. and we have earned a reputation for doing the job right the first time.

Due to continued growth, we are actively seeking an experienced Mechanical Project Manager to join our team in Paris, TN and the surrounding area! The ideal candidate will be able to successfully manage the entire project lifecycle from start to finish.

What We Offer:

  • Holiday/Vacation/Sick Pay
  • Medical Insurance
  • Voluntary Insurance Package
  • Profit Sharing Plan
  • Paid Training
  • Tool Account
  • Company vehicle and fuel card
  • Company cell phone

Job Responsibilities:

  • Actively monitor jobs available to bid and suggest to management jobs to bid on
  • Performing takeoffs and estimates
  • Preparing and submitting bid packages
  • Preparing and submitting quotes to customers
  • Following up on bid results
  • Following up with customers on quotes
  • Obtaining contracts
  • Obtaining approval of quotes from customers
  • Setting up jobs, including:
    • Cost estimates by phase
    • Billing schedule of values
  • Material purchase orders
  • Subcontracts
  • Change requests and change orders
  • Communicating with job superintendents, engineers, architects, customers, vendors, co-workers, and management of Ellis Heating Company
  • Scheduling and coordinating overall project


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Completed the contractor qualification test required by the state of TN or willingness to complete test within first 90-days of hire
  • At least 5 years of experience bidding and managing mechanical HVAC/Plumbing projects
  • Experience with or willing to learn Trimble AutoBid SheetMetal, & Trimble AutoBid Mechanical (Formerly Quickpen)
  • Understanding of HVAC systems, process piping, and plumbing design
  • Familiarity with sheet metal/duct work and building automation systems
  • Design/build or field work experience is a plus
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, Word, Excel, Outlook, and Apple iPhone
  • Excellent communication skills