Building Automation Project Manager

Location Chicago
Discipline: Project Manager
Contact name: Anne Pecho

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Job ref: 7791
Published: about 2 months ago

Title: Building Automation Project Manager

Location: Chicago, Illinois

Overview: We are on the lookout for an accomplished Building Automation Project Manager to spearhead our dynamic team in Chicago, Illinois. This role is central to managing comprehensive building automation projects, emphasizing strategic planning, execution, and leadership. The ideal candidate will be an industry expert with over 5 years of relevant experience in the Controls industry, showcasing a robust track record in project management and technical proficiency. This full-time role provides a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and ample opportunities for professional growth and career progression.


  • Comprehensive Project Management: Lead and oversee all stages of building automation projects, ensuring timely execution, adherence to budget, and adherence to high-quality standards.
  • Advanced Technical Oversight: Supervise the design, installation, and maintenance of intricate building automation systems, including HVAC, lighting, and security systems.
  • Strategic Planning and Execution: Formulate detailed project plans, manage resources, and synchronize efforts to efficiently achieve project objectives.
  • Leadership and Team Development: Guide, mentor, and cultivate project teams, fostering a culture of excellence and teamwork.
  • Client and Stakeholder Management: Develop and sustain strong relationships with clients and stakeholders, guaranteeing clear communication and successful project deliverables.


  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in building automation or a related field, with a significant focus on project management.
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Automation, Project Management, or a related field. Advanced degrees or certifications are a plus.
  • Professional certifications in project management (e.g., PMP) or building automation systems.
  • Must be based in Chicago, Illinois, with a consistent professional track record.
  • Proven capability to lead and handle complex, large-scale projects and diverse teams.

Preferred Skills:

  • Proficiency in construction software (AutoCAD, Revit, BIM).
  • Exceptional analytical, strategic thinking, and problem-solving skills.
  • Superior communication and interpersonal abilities.
  • Strong leadership qualities with experience in team development and mentoring.
  • Deep understanding of the Chicago building automation market and its unique requirements.

We welcome experienced professionals who are passionate about innovation and excellence in the Controls industry to apply for this exciting role. This position is perfect for individuals aiming to make a substantial impact and advance their career in building automation in Chicago.