Municipal Project Manager

AMS Mechanical Systems, Inc. is a Mechanical contracting firm serving the commercial, industrial, refrigeration and nuclear industries (PMT). With over 57 years of existence, AMS has grown from a small refrigeration contractor with a few employees to a multi discipline and multi market MEP contractor with more than 500 employees. We strive to meet our commitments to clients, develop our people and help improve communities.

Located in our beautiful Woodridge, IL facility and reporting to the EVP.  The Project Manager will support the profitability and quality execution of our municipal water and wastewater projects throughout the Chicago-land area. This will require an individual that possess multiple talents: Sales, Project Management, Estimating, and entrepreneurial business skills.


  • Estimating and project management support for all direct and internal opportunities. 

  • Ensure installation occurs correctly.  Take initiative to minimize systems re-work.

  • Utilize training and knowledge garnered to date to further develop understanding of Mechanical Systems, and utilize your still developing skill set to apply this knowledge of the systems installed to assist Field Supervision and troubleshoot installations as necessary. 

  • Work closely with engineering group for development of Design-Build projects, and manage documentation to prevent errors associated with this type of work.
  • Utilize Project Documentation plan to manage and track Submittals, RFIs, Current Project Specifications, and Current Project Plans.

  • Maintain log of RFIs, Submittals, Drawings, and Issues both for Field use (iPad Management) and for Office use.

  • Review and process returned documentation for Scope Compliance, and distribute to relevant project stakeholders.


  • College degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in water treatment construction including estimating, project management and business development.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

What We Offer

AMS Mechanical Systems, Inc., is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Continuing education incentives

Medical/dental/vision insurance

Life and accidental death insurance

Long-term disability insurance

401k/profit sharing

Paid vacation time and holidays