McKinstry Energy Program Manager in St. Louis, Missouri

Energy Program Manager

Location: MO - St. Louis

Job Family: Construction Project Management


At McKinstry, we’re proud to be a collective group of innovators and problem solvers, builders and engineers, mentors and students. We strive to create an engaging work environment that empowers you to do the work you are passionate about.

We believe deeply that energy and facility services, engineering and construction are revolutionizing the built environment – and if you’re driven by our mission to transform ideas into meaningful relationships and together, build a thriving planet, McKinstry may be the place for you.

Total collaboration and a diverse, employee-centric work experience are what we can provide you. Integrated delivery and true consultative partnership is what you will help us provide for our clients. Our culture is what differentiates us and because of this, we seek exceptional talent that believes what we believe.

Here’s where you come in:

We are currently seeking an Energy Program Manager to join the team as a member of our growing Energy Plains division.

You’re great at:


  • Performing oversight on all activities, project functions, and the resources needed.

  • Defining project assignments for team members.

  • Serving as a primary point of contact with the customer during the projects implementation.

  • Has financial responsibility for the projects - Including accurate, timely, and salient reporting to stakeholders.

  • Acting as a steward of all company policies and procedures.

  • Responding to stakeholders with accurate and timely information to facilitate company decision-making.

  • Exercising global decision making by considering other departments within the company such as project management, sales and estimating, accounting, purchasing, etc.

  • Complete development and management of new construction and retrofit of existing facilities, i.e. scope of work development, solution analysis, cost and constructability consideration and subcontractor negotiation.

Project Controlling

  • Facilitating invoice payments from clients and ensures timely payment of subcontractors.

  • Reviewing subcontractor billing.

  • Preparing client and subcontractor change orders.

  • Preparing monthly project accounting review (ETC).

  • Drafting subcontracts and purchasing agreements.

  • Monitoring and proofing change issue log.

Team Managing

  • Selecting, developing, coaching and managing staff.

  • Developing positive working relationships with craft foremen and other field personnel who are assigned to projects.

  • Meeting with each trade’s foreman and reviewing the project as the design develops.

What we would like to see from you :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent work experience is required

  • Ten (10) years of project management experience in construction is required.

  • Five (5) years managing a team is required.

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Visio required.

  • Proficient with scheduling software: Microsoft Project, Primavera, and/or Suretrak required.

  • RCDD, CPM professional designation is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of SharePoint preferred.

  • Knowledge of applicable codes required.

  • Knowledge of equipment selection procedures. Includes layout of the equipment with required clearances and good design practices required.

  • Knowledge of construction financial programs and software required.

  • Basic estimating skills preferred.

  • Knowledge of low voltage systems (HVAC Controls, Fire Alarm, Security) is preferred.

The McKinstry group of companies are equal opportunity employers. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, race, color, creed, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other basis protected by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment including, but not limited to employment, advancement, assignment, and training.

McKinstry is committed to strengthening our diversity through recruiting and retaining minority and women professionals from all backgrounds. Our commitment is consistent with our recognition that it is the outstanding people within McKinstry who have always been the source of our strength. We recognize that promoting diversity is an integral component of our continuing quest for organizational excellence.

This commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity is made equally as a social responsibility and as an economic and business necessity.

Anyone with questions or concerns regarding Equal Employment Opportunity should contact their direct supervisor or the Human Resources Department without fear of retaliation of any kind.