Mid to Senior Project Manager

Location

Ashburn, VA

Team

United States

It is an exciting time to join MGAC!

MGAC is a global boutique consultancy dedicated to managing and representing our clients’ best interests. Our success is rooted in hiring exceptional people who are driven to do challenging work with the unique blend of experience, integrity, creativity, and commitment that separates us from our competitors.

We have three simple goals: to do the most interesting and challenging work, to have fun working together, and to build a successful business in the process.

This position is hybrid and requires at least 2-3 days on-site and may vary based on client need.

Unlock Your Potential: Qualifications for Success

  • 5+ years of experience in construction project management with a thorough understanding of the building design and construction process.
  • Bachelors, Associates, or equivalent experience in a construction related discipline.
  • 2+ years of experience managing critical environment projects (data centers, labs, hospitals, etc.) 
  • MEP experience in ground-up construction
  • Excellent analytical, organizational, problem solving, presentation, interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ambitious construction and project management focused, looking for a modern and energetic business that will empower you to continue growing your career.

What you’ll be doing (and why you’ll love it)

  • The MGAC Critical Environments team is a smart, savvy, and empowered one. They specialize in construction management for building data centers and hospitals.  They are industry experts who have been hired by our clients to ensure big building success.  
  • As owner’s representatives, we help explain complex issues, manage conflicts, and advise on matters that are outside of the owner’s sphere of knowledge. We assist the owner in making informed decisions that keep the project on track.   
  • As a Project Manager at MGAC, you will lead incredible, resume building, high visibility projects.  
  • You’ll be an integral part of the team, mentoring and leading, managing schedule, scope, and budget.  
  • Our East Coast based project work is ever expanding. We have a strong company portfolio in this market, and our pipeline is healthy and growing with numerous opportunities on the horizon.  
  • Independently manage full scope of projects and simultaneously manage components of others.
  • The ability to work autonomously and be self-sufficient executing projects.
  • Ensuring timely invoicing, collection, and identifies add-services
  • The ability to achieve and maintain the client's vision as a trusted partner
  • Lead project risk management, contingency planning, schedule and budget recovery planning
  • Requirements gathering / needs assessments
  • Maintains collaborative relationships with clients, A&E professionals, contractors/GC’s, vendors, and other teams
  • Anticipates project and team risks; solves complex challenges and conflicts

Why work with us?

  • With a healthy 28+ year history in North America (and even longer in UK), we are at an exciting stage of growth as a business. There is palpable energy and momentum across the company that is easy to tap into and be inspired by. The people around you are welcoming and go out of their way to make their support known. 
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  • We are consistent Top Work-Places awardees with a strong employee first culture.  Let's chat and we can give you incredible examples of this culture at work. 
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  • MGAC is founded on an entrepreneurial culture, and you will be encouraged to embrace new ways of doing things, to deliver outcomes and positive experiences that regularly exceed client expectations. 
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  • We are a global company, yet we are committed to remaining nimble enough to provide our clients with a level of care that our bigger competitors struggle to achieve. 
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  • Your voice will be heard here, your ideas considered, and your efforts rewarded. Our relatively flat hierarchy means our directors’ doors are always open. We want you to work with us to build on a positive culture, to ensure your ideas and valued contributions (which have helped our clients) are recognized when it comes to reviews and appraisals. You will be truly valued and looked after.
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  • We support your wellness and promote a healthy blend of work/life balance.  We encourage you to take that PTO and offer cutting edge benefits. Top-notch free mental health support services are just the latest to be added to an incredible lineup.
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  • And last but not least... we're fun. At least we think so. :-D. There isn't a day that goes by where there isn't deep belly laughter heard in the hallways. 

Beyond the paycheck: Explore Our Comprehensive Benefits!

  • Over the past decade, MGAC has been recognized as a Top Workplace by The Washington Post, affirming MGAC’s commitment to fostering a unique and collaborative environment where staff can grow personally and professionally. 

  • MGAC’s competitive benefits contribute to our award-winning culture. On your first day of work, employees begin accruing vacation at a rate of 10 hours per month, equivalent to 3 weeks each year. Employees also receive 1 day off for their birthday! Sick leave accrues at 64 hours per calendar year or 8 days annually. Additionally, full-time employees are provided 9 paid holidays per calendar year.

  • For more information on MGAC’s generous benefits, please visit our careers section on www.mgac.com

Better Benefits, Better Life

We believe employers should empower the whole person, not just the “employee.” Our benefit structure is designed to support all five pillars of overall wellness: Financial, Physical, Emotional, Social, and Professional.

Our comprehensive benefits package

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Health, Rx, Dental, and Vision Insurance Plans

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401(k) Retirement Plan

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Basic Life Insurance

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AD&D Insurance

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Voluntary Life / AD&D Insurance

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Short-Term + Long-Term Disability

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Paid Parental Leave

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Flexible Spending Plans

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Tuition Reimbursement

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Cell Phone Reimbursement

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Commuter Reimbursement

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Professional Development Support

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Mental Health + Wellness Programs

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Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Time

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Competitive Compensation + Bonuses

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