United Technologies Corporation HVAC Controls Project Manager (NORESCO) in Costa Mesa, California

Job ID: 32171BR

City: Costa Mesa

State: California

Country: United States

Category: Field Service Operations

Job Type: Full-Time


Exciting Things are Happening at NORESCO!

As one of the largest energy services companies in the U.S., NORESCO utilizes design-build and performance-based contracting vehicles to deliver energy and maintenance savings and significant infrastructure upgrades to existing facilities. NORESCO also provides build, own, operate and maintain (BOOM) services for central heating, cooling and power-generation systems. NORESCO’s Sustainability Services group offers a full suite of sustainable design consulting services, including energy auditing, commissioning and retro-commissioning, energy & daylighting analysis, LEED® certification consulting, and sustainability master planning.

What makes NORESCO unique is our ability to engineer and implement turnkey energy solutions that meet each customer’s individual needs. At NORESCO, we pride ourselves on the excellent relationships we maintain with our customers. We earn their trust and respect through listening and timely response to their needs and concerns. These relationships, along with pursuing and hiring the best people, are truly why NORESCO is a leader in the energy industry.

NORESCO is part of UTC Climate, Controls & Security, a unit of United Technologies Corp.

We have an immediate need for an O&M Project Manager in Costa Mesa, CA!

NORESCO’s Operations and Maintenance department is responsible for all contractual maintenance on equipment once an energy upgrade has been completed and installed on projects for Colleges, Universities, K-12 Schools, Hospitals as well as State, Local and Federal Government buildings.

Responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for managing Operations, Maintenance, Repairs and Replacement (OMR&R) activities of HVAC, Boilers, Chillers, Plumbing, Electrical, Renewable energy, Direct Digital Controls (DDC) and Lighting equipment at all assigned projects.

  • Write and review OMR&R service contracts.

  • Schedule and manage NORESCO technicians and OMR&R subcontractors.

  • Respond to emergency customer service requests and dispatch NORESCO technicians or OMR&R subcontractors as needed to resolve any issues.

  • Review and approve assigned NORESCO technician’s time cards and expenses.

  • Review and approve assigned OMR&R subcontractors WO’s, service tickets and invoices.

  • Plan, coordinate and execute regular scheduled project inspections to meet with NORESCO technicians, customers, and OMR&R subcontractors.

  • Inspect and verify all equipment for proper operations and completion of all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, repair and replacement activities.

  • Inspect DDC systems, collect equipment trend data, and ensure that all data acquisition systems are collecting M&V data per project requirements.

  • Detect and resolve equipment, project, and customer problems in a proactive manger to preserve equipment, energy savings and customer satisfaction.

  • Prepare detailed project inspection reports that are well written and accurate.

  • Interface with customers on regular scheduled bases and as needed to address any OMR&R issues.

  • Keep your supervisor apprised of the present status of all assigned projects and any issues.

  • Generate weekly and monthly project status reports and review with your supervisor.

  • Responsible for forecasting annual project budgets and providing monthly review of project revenue and expenditures.

  • Generate and track Purchase Orders.

  • Maintain and update project folders, files and email archives.

  • 50% Travel. Travel to other project sites throughout the country may be required.

  • Take initiative to develop needed professional skills appropriate to job assignments.

  • Demonstrate professional, ethical, responsible and safety conscious behavior.

  • Perform other project manager tasks or responsibilities as assigned by your supervisor.


In order to be considered for the role of Project Manager you will need to meet the following minimum requirements:

  • 10+ years of verifiable work experience in the commercial/Industrial service and repair industry as a facilities manager, project manager or service manager overseeing multiple service disciplines.

  • Excellent troubleshooting and problem resolution skills related to HVAC, Electrical and DDC systems.

  • Strong knowledge and operational experience with DDC systems including data trending.

  • Must have strong computer skills and be familiar with MS Office applications, especially Word and Excel.

  • Speak and understand the English language fluently.

  • Possess strong technical writing skills pertaining to the service and repair industry, including writing OMR&R scopes of work and service contracts.

  • Possess strong organizational, communications and interpersonal skills.

  • Must have a driver license and clean driving record.

  • Clean criminal record (back ground check will be performed) .

  • Ability to obtain Federal security clearances (to include Top Secret) for assigned projects.

  • Stand, sit and walk for long periods and be able to climb ladders and lift and carry 50 lbs.

United Technologies Corporation 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 or protected veteran status.