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HVAC Install Manager



Des Moines, IA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, February 13, 2024

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What we offer

  • Competitive salary and bonus plan

  • Paid vacation/holidays/sicktime 15 days of vacation first year

  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care – Available day one

  • Extensive product and on the job/cross training opportunities With outstanding resources

  • Encouraging and collaborative team environment

  • Dedication to safety through our Zero Harm policy

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What you will do

Under general direction, manages the Branch delivery teams that include the Controls and Mechanical Installation teams. Assists management in revenue forecasting, billings, collections and resource planning. Assigns projects and ensures appropriate engineering, commissioning and mechanical resources are assigned to those projects. Ensures work performed is in compliance with state, local, federal, and legal requirements and operates with the highest of ethics. Ensures staff adheres to all safety standards. Develops and builds contractor, customer, consultant, and subcontractor relationships in the community.

How you will do it

  • Manages the overall execution and performance of assigned Controls and Mechanical Installation delivery teams. Ensures Branch goals and objectives are met. Goals and objectives are aligned with Senior Installation Manager’s and from a priority include SINC, cash flow, reducing equipment/project slippage, backlog growth, SG&A, productivity improvements, succession planning etc.

  • Establishes goals and development plans for all direct reports. Evaluates employee performance and performs salary management. Drives asset management including cost control, billings, collections, and payables.

  • Recruits Project Team Leaders, System Team Leaders, System Technicians, and Leads Systems Specialists the appropriate skills and competencies to meet the needs of the Branch.

  • Ensures that the estimating and engineering standards are used effectively.

  • Follows up on customer satisfaction issues and drives resolution. Provides leadership by demonstrating focus on achieving customer satisfaction.

  • Develops and builds contractor, customer, consultant, and subcontractor relationships in the community.

  • Assists Project Team Leaders, System Team Leaders, Sales, Project Engineers, and Lead Systems Specialists in the review and interpretation of contract terms and conditions.

  • Responsible for scheduling of installation projects and backlog, including scheduling of want dates and ship dates.

  • Coaches teams on the management of project risks, conflict resolution and establishment project recovery plans.

  • Promotes the securing of change orders.

  • Ensures compliance with the Safety Program for employees and subcontractors.

  • Ensures compliance with state, local and Federal legal requirements and ensures that installation business is conducted with the highest ethical standards.

What we look for


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture. OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of five or more years of progressively more responsible operations management experience in the Building Construction Industry including five or more years of direct project management experience.

  • High-level competence in written and verbal communication.

  • Ability to travel based upon geographical locations of assigned teams.


  • Experience with MS Project and MS Tools

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks.

  • Ability to negotiate and deal with conflict resolution issues


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