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RYAN COMPANIES US INC MEP Project Manager - Mission Critical (Traveling) in DES MOINES, Iowa

Job Description:

Ryan Companies US, Inc. has an immediate career opportunity for an experienced MEP Project Manager to join our National Mission Critical team.

Do you bring at least 7+ years of successful Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection project management experience on large hyperscale data center projects? Do you enjoy working in a fast, fun, inclusive and collaborative workspace? Do you want the next chapter of your career to be with an industry leader in commercial real estate who brings a fully integrated and creative design-build approach? If this describes you, we encourage you to apply today!

Some things you can expect to do:

  • Engage in the project preconstruction process focusing on the MEP trades including developing bid procedures and reviews, utility coordination, vendor and subcontractor qualifications, estimating and scheduling
  • Possess a clear understanding of the owner project agreement and communicate to other team members
  • Effectively buyout, award, construct, and coordinate Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing, and Fire Protection scopes of work
  • Assist with understanding and managing MEP Subcontractor change requests, progress payments, and overall finances
  • Engage in all aspects of project financials including establishing budgets, assigning budget cost code structure, approve invoices, and develop owner pay applications
  • Manage assigned project team members and subcontractor partners

Job Requirements:

  • To be successful in this role, you must have a bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management/Science, or equivalent work experience.
  • Previous experience in the commercial construction industry with a focus on MEP systems is required.

You will really stand out if you have:

  • Proven knowledge of complex data center MEP Systems
  • Established understanding of early turnover dates, hand-offs to third party commissioning agency, and the overall commissioning process
  • Experience with data center critical work "Methods of Procedures" MOPs processes


  • Positions require verification of employment eligibility to work in the U.S.
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
  • Certain positions and locations require Covid-19 vaccination, subject to reasonable accommodations for valid medical or sincerely held religious reasons.


The base pay is $100,000- $145,000. The base rate may vary within the anticipated range based on factors such as the ultimate location of the position and the selected candidate's knowledge, skills, and abilities. Position may be eligible for additional compensation that may include commission and/or an incentive program.


  • Competitive Salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits
  • Retirement and Savings Benefits
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Educational Assistance
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Parenting Benefits
  • Long-term Disability
  • Ryan Foundation - charitable matching funds
  • Paid Time for Volunteer Events

Ryan Companies

is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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