LOCATION:  Fortville, IN

REPORTS TO:  Vice President of Business Development

TYPE: Full-Time, Salary, Supervisory Responsibilities


Hales Industries, Inc. leverages the premium efficiency equipment we manufacture to create energy efficient facilities. The Construction Project Manager, under general direction, acts as the on-site project leader to plan, execute, and complete large scale HVAC projects with assigned customers both internationally and within the United States. (Travel Required)


  • Review plans, specifications, submittals and other contract documents to create a job plan for the successful completion of assigned projects.
  • Manages the selection, ordering, budget and delivery schedule of materials procured for the projects assigned.
  • Develops scope, terms, and conditions to secure pricing and availability from outside vendors and suppliers (mechanical and electrical sub-contractors).
  • Selects the best contractor/vendor which meets project objectives. Initiates and chairs regular meetings with vendors/sub-contractors to monitor progress and validate project plan.
  • Procure necessary equipment and materials.
  • Control job cost, closely monitoring project spend. Completes monthly audit of current and future job costs to complete project re-estimate.
  • Collaborates with other internal departments and provides necessary information as it relates to the project.
  • Effectively communicates the status of projects to management as required and provides monthly forecasts of revenue, costs, and gross margin.
  • Develops and maintains viable long-term relationships with contractors, clients, consultants and subcontractors. Attends job progress meetings as required.
  • Adheres to all safety standards. Drives jobsite behavior to ensure full compliance with company and customer safety plans.
  • Creates detailed CPM schedules to accurately reflect project plans. Manages required resources (internal labor, subcontractors, and vendors) to drive timely and cost effective installation.
  • Proactively drives completion of assigned projects.
  • Creates schedule of values and invoice plan which creates and maintains positive cash flow throughout the project life.
  • Generates and follows consistent and detailed project plan with specific planning to forecast equipment labor and resources needed for successful job progress.
  • Professionally represents Hale Industries in all project and customer meetings and interactions.
  • Documents project status and performance.
  • Proactively identifies roadblocks and bottlenecks that could delay job progress and coordinates all necessary resources to minimize or reduces these.



  • Minimum of a technical Associates Degree with two years of field experience or two years of equivalent related field experience in the HVAC industry.
  • Working knowledge of major building systems, design and operation. Ability to read and interpret facility blueprints.
  • Previous experience in an HVAC environment in engineering and/or operations.
  • Prior experience working on a military base or dealing with military personnel a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Access).
  • Experiencing using Microsoft Project a plus.
  • Fluent in English (speak/read/write) – bilingual in Japanese (speak/read/write) is a plus.
  • Knowledge of project accounting, costing principals and contracting preferred.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills (some statistical analysis experience preferred).
  • Effective oral/written communication skills.
  • Must be a self-starter, willing to seek solutions and additional training on their own as needed.
  • Valid Passport or ability to obtain one.
  • The selected candidate may be required to submit to fingerprinting, drug screening, and additional background investigations in connection with this position to obtain certain levels of security clearance.
  • Travel required for particular projects. May consist of local, national, or international travel depending on the project.