Site Manager, MEP at Gray Construction

Posted in General Business 7 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Job Description:


Gray is a fully integrated, international service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, construction, and smart manufacturing services. Consistently ranked among the top five industrial contractors in the U.S., we focus on the following markets for domestic and international customers: Food & Beverage, Manufacturing, Automotive, Distribution, Mission Critical, and Commercial.

Founded in 1960, Gray has grown to encompass a complementary family of brands designed to augment and enhance each other’s specialized capabilities without gaps or redundancies. Our robust offering—which includes strategy, operational improvements, construction, extensive engineering, automation & controls, and equipment manufacturing—enables us to create one-of-a-kind solutions at the highest levels of customization, delivering unmatched precision and partnership to some of the world’s most sophisticated organizations.


  • Assist MEP Project Manager in locating and evaluating potential subcontractors, vendors, and suppliers.

  • Assist in developing scopes of work for review and approval of MEP Project Manager.

  • Assist in the development of MEP project schedule within the entire construction schedule. Prepare estimates in areas of MEP self-performed work, and assist in complete project estimate. Individual poses the ability to assist in coordination/management of all trades throughout build process.

  • Assist in selection of qualified bidders and negotiate final prices.

  • Assist in the preparation of various reports, i.e. cost to complete, monthly billings and status reports.

  • Review all drawings, i.e. P&IDs, Mechanical, Electrical, Shop, Architectural, Structural, etc. when they are issued to the field and coordinate and maintain a current set at all times.

  • Assist in pricing work, draft changes and change orders to be reviewed by MEP Project Manager.

  • Assist in ensuring customer satisfaction with the project.

  • Coordinate and manage on-site construction activities from pre-start-up to completion.

  • Schedule work, including subcontractors.

  • Assist in the productivity and quantity tracking of the subcontractors installed work.

  • Determine materials, equipment and tools needed.

  • Secure appropriate supply sources.

  • Set up and close out construction site.

  • Serve as on-site Safety Officer when one is not specifically assigned to the project. And also, will be required to participate in the company’s safety portion of the QMS program.

  • Responsible for procurement of tools and materials to be delivered at specified times to conform to work schedules.

  • Confers with and directs supervisory personnel and subcontractors engaged in planning and executing work procedures, interpreting specification, and coordinating various phases of construction to prevent delays.

  • Individual will consult with supervisory personnel to resolve complaints and grievances within the work force.

  • Prepares or review reports on progress, materials used and costs, and adjusts work schedules as indicated by reports and/or direction from MEP Project Manager.

  • Establish and maintain high safety and quality standards in accordance to company, industry standard, and job specifications.

  • Will insure the company QMS program is used and maintained in accordance to company standards. Individual will be able to generate reports and traceability for continuous improvement.

  • Responsible for the communication, implementation and enforcement of Gray’s safety program on site.

  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Associate's degree or equivalent from two-year college or technical school AND a minimum of five years of construction experience OR a minimum ten years related construction experience with increasing responsibility in lieu of a degree.

  • Experience within the light/heavy industrial sector highly desired.

  • Excellent leadership, organizational, communication, and problem solving skills.

  • Must be able to read and interpret architectural and engineering drawings, financial reports, and legal/contract documents.

  • Strong people management skills.

  • Must possess basic computer skills including the ability to utilize Microsoft applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.), tablets and smartphones.

  • MS project and other scheduling software a plus.

  • Must possess a strong work ethic and be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development.

  • Must posses the ability to think for his/herself and be able to manage without direction having to be given.

This position requires travel as our projects are scattered throughout the United States and, in some cases outside of the U.S.. The selected candidate can live anywhere in the USA, but would be required to travel to the project site per Gray’s travel policy.

If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, reach, and talk or hear. They are regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs, and occasionally lift or move up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities include accurate near and distant vision.

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions. The team member is occasionally exposed to high precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and/or heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives, and vibration. The noise level is generally moderate to loud. Overtime may be required.


  • May lead multiple subordinate supervisors and other support staff.

  • Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

  • Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training team members; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining team members; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Takes ownership of training newer team members.

Gray is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes everyone to apply. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.