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Controls Project Manager

Brand: Kupper Engineering

Location: Ambler, PA, United States

Date Posted:

Requisition Number: 48

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The Controls Project Manager (CPM) position is a project management position within the controls group and requires an advanced understanding of various controls projects.  The CPM assists with managing projects and guiding team members with responsibilities including, but not limited to creating budgets, negotiating with vendors, delegating work and continuously works to improve the integration services and execution process while maintaining and creating client relationships.    
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If you are interested in providing high-end engineering consulting design, construction, and maintenance services, this may be the place for you.    
Since 2004, Kupper Engineering has provided superior full-service professional engineering and consulting services — from planning and design to implementation and commissioning.  Our experienced team of passionate and knowledgeable engineers delivers timely, efficient, creative, and cost-effective solutions that not only benefit our clients but also enhance our communities.    
Job Type: Full-Time +, Exempt    
Pay: Competitive, Salary    

Essential Functions & Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple projects with varying team members
  • Work with Clients, Business Development Staff, Managers and Engineers to coordinate project designs
  • Work with existing clients and new prospects to identify business opportunities
  • Prepare engineering proposals and fee estimates
  • Prepare management reports for internal and external use
  • Manage project scopes, budgets, schedules and personnel
  • Coordinate and manage Computer Aided Drafting and engineering quality control
  • Utilize basic engineering principles and practical design solutions for scope development
  • Coordinate and oversee design and quality control of system enclosure, communications, Point to Point Wiring and related diagram and schematics
  • Coordinate and manage Integrators, Controls Designers with control wiring, communication and control concepts
  • Manage and assist personnel to utilize basic engineering principles and practical design solutions.
  • Manage and oversee development and review of custom designs and automation sequences
  • Coordinate and communicate with clients on equipment deliveries, field work, startups, pre-commissioning, commissioning, training and witness test efforts
  • Work with sub-consultant(s) to coordinate trades
  • Attend job meetings & coordinate activities as required
  • Attend training as requested to further enhance your duties
  • Review and approve team member timesheets
  • Perform financial and invoicing review with accounting team on a regular basis
  • Complete and submit weekly paperwork (e.g. Timesheets, Expense Reports, etc.)

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • Ability to work accurately, execute projects with a high level of success, and maintain attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Outstanding initiative, well-organized and strong sense of responsibility
  • Excellent computer knowledge and advanced skills using CAD and Microsoft Office applications are required
  • Outstanding knowledge and ability to create, review and interpret - power AC single and three line diagrams, power DC diagrams, control diagrams, communication schematics and dataflow diagrams

Education & Experience:

  • BS in Engineering, Engineering Management, or a similar discipline (preferred)
  • Five to ten years of experience
  • Experience with REVIT is an advantage

License & Certifications:

  • Driver's License Required
  • PMP Certification Preferred, but not required.


Occasional overnight stays and local day travel may be necessary. You will be responsible for providing your own transportation to and from the office and job sites.  You will be reimbursed for business expenses such as tolls, parking and business-related mileage at a rate allowable by government standards.  The expenses incurred traveling to and from the office are excluded from reimbursement.    

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.    

About Us:

In the 20 years that Kupper has been in business, we find ourselves rapidly expanding our core offerings and leading the industry in renewable energy engineering and medium voltage design.    
Headquartered in Ambler, Pennsylvania, Kupper holds professional engineering licenses in all 50 states, as well as Washington, DC.  We are responsive, reliable, and flexible, which enables us to support the changing needs of our clients and their respective industries.  We believe engineering must evolve—keeping pace with ever-changing realities, technologies, practices, and methodologies.  In every practice, we work collaboratively to adapt and respond to changes by integrating new ideas, concepts, and innovative techniques into our existing depth of knowledge and expertise to uncover solutions that maximize value for our clients.   

We offer a competitive benefits package that provides a foundation of support for the health, safety, and security of you and your family. We are proud to extend a broad selection of benefits to meet your needs—and medical, dental, and vision benefits start on the first day of employment.

Individuals must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation. Individuals with a disability who desire reasonable accommodations should contact the ADA Coordinator at 1-800-248-8733, ext. 1339.

An Equal Opportunity Employer.

Please note:
  • All job offers are subject to pre-employment drug screening and a background check.
  • Unless otherwise noted, we do not sponsor employees for work authorization in the U.S. for this position.
Notice to Agencies: We only accept resumes from recruiters, employment agencies, or staffing services if a Service Agreement has been signed and we have requested recruitment/staffing services for the specific position. Any unsolicited resumes will become the property of the company, and no fees or compensation will be paid to the recruiter, employment agency, or staffing service.