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Title:  Buildings Project Manager II: Mechanical/Energy

Application Deadline Date:  12/01/2022
Req ID:  43583
Department:  Buildings & General Services

Montpelier, VT, US

Position Type:  Permanent
Schedule Type:  Full Time
Hourly Rate:  $26.42


The Department of Buildings and General Services (BGS) is currently accepting applications from all architectural and engineering candidates for the position of Project Manager - Mechanical/Energy. The Project Manager is responsible for the management over all phases of assigned projects including: project inception, testifying before legislative committees, advertising for and hiring teams of outside consultant engineers, architects, and technicians, bidding projects and managing projects through construction. In addition to project management, this position will also assist Operation and Maintenance with smaller projects which could include in-house design. The Manager will also assist the Design and Construction Program Chief with technical reviews, vendor evaluations, design guidelines, standard specifications, and procedures. Candidates should have some experience associated with mechanical/HVAC/Energy controls and/or commission projects, capital improvement, maintenance, design, and construction projects. Individuals with any construction project experience and a desire to focus on mechanical and energy projects will be considered.

Who May Apply

This position, Buildings Project Manager II: Mechanical/Energy (Job Requisition #43583), is open to all State employees and external applicants.
If you would like more information about this position, please contact Jonathan Griffin at
Resumes will not be accepted via e-mail. You must apply online to be considered.

Environmental Factors

Duties are performed in both office and field settings with some required travel to meetings for which a private means of transportation must be available. Some evening, weekend, and overtime work may be required. Extensive interactions with public interest groups, consultants, public and private organizations, citizens, other state jurisdictions, and other state agencies and departments will be expected. Attendance at public meetings as a representative of the Department may be required. Some public speaking may be necessary. Duties may not always adhere to a standard daily or weekly schedule. Some exposure to adverse climate conditions and adversarial opinions at hearings is predictable.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, environmental science, project management or a related field of study with a focus on energy AND two (2) years of relevant experience.


Associates degree in engineering, architecture, environmental science, project management or a related field of study with a focus on energy AND four (4) years of relevant experience.

Total Compensation

As a State employee you are offered a great career opportunity, but it's more than a paycheck. The State's total compensation package features an outstanding set of employee benefits that are worth about 30% of your total compensation, including:
  • 80% State paid medical premium
  • Dental Plan at no cost for employees and their families
  • Flexible Spending healthcare and childcare reimbursement accounts
  • Two ways to save for your retirement: A State defined benefit pension plan and a deferred compensation 457(b) plan
  • Work/Life balance: 11 paid holidays each year and a generous leave plan; many jobs also allow for a flexible schedule
  • Low cost group life insurance
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Incentive-based Wellness Program
  • Qualified Employer for Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program
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Equal Opportunity Employer

The State of Vermont celebrates diversity, and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect and meaningful inclusion that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The State does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, membership in an employee organization, family medical history or genetic information, or family or parental status. The State’s employment decisions are merit-based. Retaliatory adverse employment actions by the State are forbidden.

Nearest Major Market: Barre
Nearest Secondary Market: Montpelier