Henkels & McCoy

Project Manager (Telecom)

US-MI-Grand Rapids
3 weeks ago
Job ID
# Positions
Job Category
Project Management
CDL Required
Lifting Required
Travel Required


Henkels & McCoy, Inc. (H&M) is a leading utility construction firm providing critical infrastructure for the Power, Communications, Oil & Gas Pipeline, and Gas Distribution markets throughout North America. Founded in 1923, H&M brings yesterday’s experience to the evolving infrastructure needs of today. We consistently rank in the top ten of Engineering News-Record’s Specialty Contractors and have been recognized with an E.I. DuPont Safety Excellence Award for our safety performance. H&M is also a founding member of the ET&D Partnership, a collaborative industry partnership working to reduce fatalities, injuries, and illnesses in the electric line construction industry, is currently seeking a Project Manager for our Telecom program operating out of Grand Rapids, Michigan.


This position reports to the Program Director. The position is located at the Grand Rapids, Michigan office.

Major Job Elements


  • Participate in the implementation and execution of the approved Project Management Methodology (PMM) on assigned projects.
  • Job cost tracking and analysis: budget updates, early identification of cost issues and identification of appropriate remedial actions, ensure timely and accurate updates, review budget changes, and report to management.
  • Understanding of construction cost and tracking systems that incorporate earned value management principles associated with cost, labor, equipment, material, subcontractors, and financial reporting.
  • Ensure compliance with customer contract terms and conditions, this includes working directly with the customer, attending customer weekly/monthly meetings as needed; prepares monthly billing and provides subcontract and other cost management controls.
  • Oversee project administrative and business functions.
  • Responsible for the oversight of the development of design and construction BOM’s for material release and tracking in the cost tracking systems.
  • Estimating and forecasting of cost to complete based on preliminary and final design.
  • Review subcontractor and supplier documents as necessary to ensure compliance with project requirements.
  • Work with Contract Management to summarize delays, claims, change order requests, subcontractor/supplier back-charges, and other contract requirements.
  • Has a clear understanding of the contract documents, including commercial and technical specifications, scope, schedule, and performance requirements.
  • Provides support to the Procurement Group for project-related purchases (specifications, budgets, delivery schedule, performance)
  • Prepares project cost, and financial reports as required by internal and external stakeholders.



  • +3 years of relevant project controls experience in a management capacity, with exposure to project management functions. Construction industry experience required; Telecom experience is preferred.
  • BS degree in engineering, engineering technologies, Accounting/Business/Finance, or construction management. Education requirement may be offset against relevant hands-on project experience.
  • Understanding of financial tools
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership, verbal and written communication skills required.
  • Experience / knowledge of construction operations, financial acumen and team-based management required.
  • Prefer knowledge of generally accepted accounting principles for construction companies.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Very detail oriented and skilled at multi-tasking to complete several deadlines accurately and on time.
  • Excellent computer skills required
  • Ability to travel as necessary and on extended assignments to facilitate the implementation of the project management program.


DISCLAIMER: This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, skills, efforts, requirements or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job requirements, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed as assigned. Please read the following requirements for background investigation prior to considering employment at Henkels & McCoy.

  • I-9 Employment Verification
  • Drug Test
  • Motor Vehicle Driving Records
  • Criminal History
  • Sex Offender Register
  • Terrorist Watch List
  • Credit History
  • Employment History
  • Background Check
  • Education Verification
  • International Background Check (If required) 

Henkels & McCoy, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.


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