Who is Chinook?

Chinook works with key building stakeholders to make their facilities secure, compliant, and efficient. We assess, quantify, and prioritize their needs, and systematically implement change to optimize operations. Our work results in better building performance, ease of maintenance, and reduced energy use and utility costs to realize cost savings in both new and existing facilities. We ensure systems and equipment are designed, constructed, and operating in accordance with the owner’s project requirements, and maintain compliance with codes, standards, regulations, and industry best practices. We lower operational risk exposure and implement proactive cybersecurity measures to protect Operational Technology and reduce a client’s threat landscape.

Are you?

Looking for challenging and rewarding work alongside some the best in the business? Energized by finding new solutions and technologies that benefit your clients, improve efficiency, and make buildings and the environment better? Eager to work in a setting where you can make a difference, be involved from strategy through implementation, and can see your ideas come to life? Do you thrive in an environment where initiative is rewarded with opportunity? If your answer to these questions was a “Yes” then Chinook may be the right fit for you.

And a few more things -- are you flexible in your work schedule and work location? Our work allows for some work from home, but it also requires us to be hands-on for our clients when and where they need us. Are you up for a little adventure? Chinook performs work in some interesting places well worth visiting, and you might want in on that.

The Work:

The MEP Project Manager is a Subject Matter Expert in construction, engineering, commissioning, and/or energy-related services and technology and will be responsible for managerial direction and development of one or more programs under the supervision of the Facility Support Services Program Manager. The Project Manager will manage and interface with key clients and cultivate effective relationships with existing and potential stakeholders and partners to develop business, prepare proposals, negotiate contracts, and oversee the successful delivery of projects. This position works collaboratively with the Program Manager and other Project Managers to ensure projects are aligned, and closely with leadership in the successful growth and management of the program, ensuring that financial goals and objectives are maximized.

  • Determines program objectives and requirements
  • Organizes projects and develops standards and guidelines
  • Responsible for recruitment, development, and retention of staff
  • Provides work assignments, supervision, performance management to ensure efficient, cost‐effective utilization of staff
  • Monitors operational efficiencies and profitability and takes corrective action when needed
  • Develops and refine industry-leading methodologies, tools, standards, and protocols
  • Serves as the technical advisor and provides manager-level input and evaluation on projects
  • Provides leadership to ensure projects and programs meet company and client expectations
  • Ensures quality assurance and safety program is being implemented on all projects
  • Functions as the lead in the development of new clients and large projects or programs
  • Facilitates pursuit strategy, capture plan development, go/no‐go decisions
  • Leads and facilitates proposal development, based on client feedback and key win themes for project pursuits
  • Leads contract and negotiation process for projects after selection
  • Participates in the development and execution of budgets, sales and marketing plans, and other strategic tools
  • Demonstrated knowledge of OSHA 1926 and EM-355-1-1 Safety procedures and documentation

Here's What You Need:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Architecture from an accredited University or College.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years of experience managing construction projects worth at least $4M per year that span at least three (3 years).
  • A minimum of five (5) years of experience managing Federally funded government construction projects.
  • Construction Documentation, Project Management, or other related certifications desired.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Chinook Systems Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against anyone because of their differences, such as age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity and expression, religion, or sexual orientation.

Chinook is committed to providing veteran employment opportunities to our service men and women.

Other Employment Statements

Applicants for employment must be US citizens and be able to pass security screens, up to Top Secret level, due to the nature of who we work for.

Applicants must be able to work a full day on a project site, combined sitting, standing, walking, and in front of the monitor. We can guarantee you won’t be bored!

Applicants must be able to stand, climb ladders, stairs, and get to wherever the problem is so you can see it for yourself.