Are you ready to spearhead Chinook's strategic growth and make a mark in the dynamic world of government contracts? Join us in building an elite Tiger Team, a force equipped with top-notch credentials, certifications, skills, experience, and competencies to not only secure important government contracts but also excel in the initial fulfillment of project requirements. This role represents all of Chinook’s range of services – and would impact – 1) Strategic Prowess, 2) Elite Team Formation, 3) Global Reach, 4) Business Growth, and 5) Professional Development. This transformative role has the potential to lead to other growth roles and/or leadership positions with increasing responsibility within Chinook.

Location: Remote (US and international travel required)


Team and Project Leadership:

  • Lead and manage building systems projects from inception to completion. This includes Operations and Maintenance, Commissioning, Facility Optimization, Design Build, Turnkey Upgrades, Building Controls and Systems integration type scopes varying in size and complexity.
  • Act as the primary point of contact for clients, ensuring effective communication and understanding of project requirements, status, and schedule.
  • Oversee project teams, providing guidance and support to ensure successful project delivery.

Travel and Remote Deployment:

  • Depending on scope and duration of project, deploy as required to setup and/or execute projects…then if applicable travel as required once the project is staffed locally.
  • Willingness to travel for deployments with onsite durations that align with the scope and complexity of the project, including both domestic and international locations. The max deployment duration is estimated to be one year or less – with most deployments being much less than the maximum. Longer term deployments may include rotational breaks.
  • Ability to work remotely and coordinate with project teams dispersed across various locations.

Client Communication:

  • Establish and maintain strong relationships with clients.
  • Effectively communicate project status, milestones, and updates to clients in a clear and concise manner.
  • Address client concerns and proactively identify opportunities for additional services. Leverage the full breadth of Chinook services to maximize value add to customer.

Subcontractor Management:

  • Manage subcontractors and vendors to ensure they safely meet project deliverables and quality standards.
  • Negotiate contracts and agreements with subcontractors.
  • Monitor subcontractor performance and address issues promptly.

Technical Expertise:

  • Possess functional technical and/or operational understanding of commercial facilities systems such as lighting, HVAC, building control systems, power distribution, generation, power monitoring and controls, UPS and emergency power.
  • Ability to understand and interpret technical specifications, drawings, and performance work statements.
  • Collaborate with technical and functional teams to ensure project designs and scopes align with client requirements.

Project Planning and Execution:

  • Develop project plans, schedules, and budgets.
  • Monitor project progress, identify potential risks, and implement mitigation strategies.
  • Ensure projects are completed within scope, on time, and within budget.

Billing and Financial Management:

  • Track project expenses and revenue to ensure profitability.
  • Prepare and submit accurate and timely invoices to clients.
  • Monitor and manage project financials throughout the project lifecycle.

Team Collaboration:

  • Foster a collaborative and positive team environment.
  • Coordinate with cross-functional teams, including Accounting/Contracts/Finance, Design-Build, Facility Optimization, Building Automation, Operations and Maintenance, Security and Resilience, and Facility Support Services teams.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or equivalent range of experience and technical training/education.
  • Experience with MEP project management, field engineering, service manager, senior commissioning, or similar roles.
  • Proven experience in project management within the building systems industry.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage and motivate project teams.
  • Proficient in project management software.
  • Willingness to adapt to changing project requirements and travel schedules.