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Janesville, WI| Madison, WI

Why JP Cullen?

We specialize in the “Tough Jobs” no one else can do. And we need the MEP Project Manager with the right leadership skills to get even the most difficult jobs done on-time, in budget, every time. We have exciting new project opportunities across the country.

  • Wisconsin-based $700 million, 132-year-old, 5th generation family-owned construction management firm
  • Seeking to be the construction manager of choice for the toughest jobs in the region.
  • Our clients have high expectations, and our projects are high-profile.
  • We seek a “secret weapon” that will help further separate us from the pack.


MEP Project Manager

  • The MEP Project Manager works closely with all members of the project team and is responsible for leading and coordinating all aspects of the mechanical, electrical, plumbing, low voltage, fire/life safety, and fire sprinkler system scopes of a project(s), including design and construction management.
  • You are a resource for the Design and Construction team throughout phases of the project.
  • Responsible for onsite construction support for MEP systems to ensure compliance with design, schedule, and budget.
  • Oversee the installation, start-up, testing, balancing, commissioning, and validation certification of MEP systems, including owner training and project closeout.


Someone who strives for Excellence

  • You have experience in the estimating and preconstruction team with bidding, validating MEP design and construction budget estimates, defining /developing MEP scopes of work, and soliciting / vetting early trade partners.
  • You manage and lead MEP subcontractors throughout the duration of the project – from preconstruction and design to groundbreaking through commissioning and turnover to Owner.
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with vendors, subcontractors, commissioning agents, 3rd party inspectors, design team members, and Owners.
  • Support Project Team members responsible for Subcontractor Management as needed


Influencer, Inspirer, Leader

  • Attend progress / design team meetings and review contract documents (drawings and specifications) for conformance, constructability, and coordination – track design issues and make recommendations/modifications as needed related to the MEP trades.
  • Lead the effort to ensure timely resolution of design and construction issues including risk identification and risk mitigation related to the MEP trades.
  • Oversee coordination of MEP systems through the project virtual design and construction process.
  • Participate in review of MEP related shop drawings, submittals, and requests for information (RFIs).
  • Assist with development and update of project schedule – coordinate activities, material procurement, and other related activities with project team.
  • Provide assistance as needed in the billing process including the review and approval of MEP subcontractor invoicing, progress payments, and retainage.
  • Evaluate costs related to MEP design changes.
  • Participate in project sustainability efforts as needed.
  • Develop and oversee project-specific MEP quality programs as needed.
  • Train and develop others as MEP coordinators.
  • Other duties assigned by your manager


What You Bring:

  • Four-year college degree related to Construction Management or MEP Engineering or completion of an apprenticeship and a combination of at least four years of field and managerial experience.
  • At least five years of experience in MEP design, coordination, and construction with advanced knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing engineering concepts and applicable codes.
  • Good understanding of fire/life safety & fire sprinkler systems, test & balance process / requirements, and building automation systems / sequences.
  • Proficient in the use of current virtual design and construction software.
  • Must possess superior communication and interpersonal (facilitation, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills.


If you are interested in this position, please send your resume to for consideration.


Compensation & Benefits:

JP Cullen has a commitment to its community, employees, and employees’ families. We offer outstanding benefits — Health, Life, and Dental Insurance, Competitive Salary and Bonus Structure, Profit Sharing, PTO, Holiday Pay, Employee Assistance, and Training.


JP Cullen is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer. We promote diversity by proactively recruiting, hiring, and promoting women, minorities, disabled individuals, and veterans. JP Cullen provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. 


In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

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