MEP Manager

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What does a MEP Manager do?

  • Designing, coordinating and ensuring the successful implementation of HVAC, plumbing, and other mechanical systems
  • Lead the Mechanical Engineering team providing guidance and direction throughout the project lifecycle
  • Collaborate with Architects, Contractors and other Engineering disciplines to integrate mechanical systems into the overall project design 
  • Design and analyze HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems according to project specifications
  • Prepare technical reports, specifications and drawings for construction documentation
  • Train incoming MEP Designers and supervise staff members as they perform their tasks
  • Assist with business development and project pursuit
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What skills are needed to be a MEP Manager?

  • 6-8 plus years of experience in AEC industry with emphasis on MEP
  • Expertise in all aspects of HVAC, plumbing and electrical systems
  • Strong project management experience 
  • Multiple years of experience in the AEC industry with management experience
  • Experience with successfully leading teams and working within MEP design
  • Ability to quickly and effectively adapt to changes during different phases of the construction process
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Google workspace, Autodesk Construction Cloud, and BIM 360

What software is essential for proficiency in a MEP Manager role?

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Revit is the global BIM standard. Revit is used by 75% of architects for their 3D projects.

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AutoCAD is the global CAD standard. AutoCAD is used by 85% of engineers and architects.

Introduction to Navisworks

Navisworks integrates Revit, 3D AutoCAD and compatible programs into a 3D model to create clash detection between architectural, structural, MEP and fire-suppression systems.

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Bluebeam is utilized by AEC professional for creating, collaborating, and sharing PDF documents.

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What is the average salary of a MEP Manager?

The typical salary range for a MEP Manager is approximately $100,000 to $130,000. Salary may vary depending on which state you reside in.

Can a MEP Manager work remotely?

A MEP Manager typically operates on-site, although the work schedule can be flexible based on the company’s policies and work flow requirements.

Does a MEP Manager have to work full time?

The majority of MEP Managers work full time due to the extensive responsibilities associated with the role.