Mission Critical/Data Center Project Managers

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Why Gray?


Gray is a fully integrated service provider deeply rooted in engineering, design, and construction services. As a family-owned company, we focus on the manufacturing, food & beverage, automotive, distribution, mission critical, and commercial markets for domestic and international customers. It’s the spirit of the people at Gray—passion, commitment, and a great team environment—that makes our company a great place to work. Our purpose is to make a difference in people’s lives by creating unforgettable customer experiences and great projects. The people of Gray exemplify our core values: we put safety and quality of life first, we are customer and relationship driven, and we demonstrate the golden rule—we treat others the way we want to be treated.


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Who We Want (Requirements)

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university – Architecture, Engineering, Mechanical, Electrical, Civil or Construction Management Degree.
  • Must have a minimum of 3+ years of experience in completing mission critical/data center projects OR experience with critical environments (hospital, casino, etc).
  • Minimum 10-15 years of experience in construction management.
  • Experience as the lead project manager of a construction project is highly desired.
  • Full end-to-end project life cycle from small to large projects.
  • Ability to work well in a team environment and drive a project to completion.
  • Must possess basic computer skills including the ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet and e-mail applications.
  • May also require working knowledge of scheduling applications.
  • Should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who has a passion for collaboration and professional development.


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.

"People constantly go out of their way to help others grow and be successful."
Scott McCormick, Project Director


What We Expect

  • The project manager will coordinate the interrelating activities of subcontractors, suppliers, vendors and customers, design and engineering efforts.
  • Will monitor and report on the financial status of the project(s) and is responsible for subcontract and contract administration.
  • Develop job progress schedule to ensure that actual construction parallels with the schedule.
  • Purchase and monitor the delivery of all needed materials for the project(s) ensuring optimum prices, quality and conformance to specifications.
  • Negotiate contracts with subcontractors and vendors for various trades, ensuring that all phases of the work are encompassed and that a clear definition of work responsibility is defined.
  • Review and approve subcontractor and vendor payment requests.
  • Issue changes in the work to receive prices from subcontractors in a timely fashion.
  • Work with design and engineering managers to ensure project(s) is/are designed, procured and constructed within the boundaries of operating guidelines, while conforming to technical requirements and ensuring customer satisfaction.
  • Prepare various reports to successfully manage the project(s), such as monthly red files, progress analysis/schedules, billings and status reports.
  • Submit verbal and written reports on project status to management.
  • Review shop drawings and submittals to ensure compliance with scope of work.
  • May be responsible for estimating efforts relative to the project(s) and proposal preparation.
  • Responsible for the communication, implementation and enforcement of Gray’s safety and quality programs on site.


Physical Demands & Work Environment

  • 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.
  • Frequently in a normal office environment where noise level is moderate and temperature/humidity is controlled.  Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions.  May be exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and/or heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives and vibrations.  Noise level on the job site is normally moderate to loud.   Overtime will be required.  Travel will be required.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Will supervise project support team members, as well as subcontractors.


EEO Disclaimer

Our Company will be proactive in employing and advancing qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected status.


Travel Required

Yes. Up to 50%


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)


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Call us at 859.281.5000 or send us a message using this contact form.