Senior MEP Design Project Manager

Posted Date 3 months ago(11/20/2023 4:23 PM)
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Dewberry is seeking a Senior Design Project Manager for our MEP Group in our Nashville TN office. This is an excellent career opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented individual to join and lead an exciting team of professionals in working with a multidisciplinary consulting engineering firm that succeeds through the individual and collaborative skills of its people. The position offers potential for professional growth in a great working environment and the opportunity to apply the latest technology. Typical projects involve state and federal clients in completing Mechanical, Electrical, Plumbing and Fire Protection projects in the Southeastern U.S. Duties will include but not be limited to the design, drawing production, specification writing, discipline coordination between the various trades, shop drawing and submittal reviews, construction site reviews, and code reviews.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



  • Modeling & Analysis of all aspects of MEP systems.
  • Some project management including scoping work, scheduling resources, and estimating cost.
  • Supervise small to medium sized teams.
  • Provide technical leadership to junior staff.
  • Review of MEP systems designed by others, interface with code officials and contractors, working with architects and clients, and working with others within the Dewberry Family of Companies.

Required Skills & Required Experience

  • Two year degree preferred. High school diploma required.
  • Professional Registration preferred.
  • Minimum 10 years directly applicable MEP design experience required.
  • Must have ability to generate big picture ideas and solutions at the beginning stage of projects.
  • Must have ability to run projects from beginning to finish.
  • Must have extensive knowledge of MEP systems and codes.
  • Proficiency with AutoCAD/Revit.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including experience in dealing with other employees and external clients.
  • Ability to interpret engineering specifications and investigate problems. 
  • Ability to provide technical leadership to teams of professional and non-professional staff. 
  • Experience coordinating work schedules and preparing progress reports.
  • Experience recommending changes in cost estimates and scopes of work when necessary.
  • Ability to work under own direction and interface directly with the client.
  • Pursuit of registrations, accreditations, and continuing education related to Dewberry areas of practice and candidates’ level of expertise will be encouraged.
  • Some travel will be required.

Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse and inclusive workplace for our employees. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.

*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.

*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.



Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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