Performance Contracting Group

  • Operations Manager - Mechanical Insulation

    Job Locations US-Chicago
    Posted Date 1 week ago(2/12/2020 1:25 PM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Construction Management
  • Company Overview

    Performance Contracting Group is one of the leading specialty contractors in the United States. Our employees are the lifeblood of our company. The foundation of our culture is truly living by our core values every day through our employee-owners. PCG’s key to success is developing and maintaining a strong performance-driven corporate culture that inspires our employees to achieve greatness. 


    Job Description

    PCI is currently seeking an Operations Manager for its Insulation and Specialty Services Division based in Chicago, IL. This position will be responsible for all aspects of bidding commercial and industrial construction projects.


    This position will work as a team player to coordinate/ participate in the following activities:

    • Manage business units in the industrial and commercial mechanical insulation estimating processes.
    • Initiate and maintain customer contact which will enable securements and profitable execution of work.
    • Direct and manage the construction activities of projects in his area of responsibility in order to maximize margin contribution results.
    • Interpret and analyze contract documents regarding terms, specifications, clarifications and requirements for each project.
    • Manage job site personnel in order to maintain effective relations with owner, engineers, utilities, subcontractors, contractors, unions, etc.
    • Implement the corporate program regarding loss control and claims management pertaining to workers compensation.
    • Analyze and monitor actual vs. estimated costs in order to develop action plans where unfavorable variances are detected.  Ensure that an effective job control system is utilized on each project.
    • Responsible to solicit the assistance of the estimating department when necessary in order to assure maximum bidding activity without sacrificing quality.
    • Negotiate contract issues and variances and further negotiate change order, scope changes, claims and other project issues as required.
    • Work directly with mechanical contractors and facility personnel.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Science or Construction Management
    • Minimum of 20 years’ experience as a manager in the specialty construction industry (Industrial & Commercial Mechanical Insulation specifically)
    • Proficient skills in Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Word
    • A clear understanding of how to read and understand specifications and drawings
    • Good communication skills
    • Self-starter willing to take initiative
    • Motivated
    • Strong work ethic
    • OSHA Certification
    • Positive Attitude
    • Able to work in a team environment
    • Ability to work under pressure
    • Ability to learn new job skills by engaging in the technical aspects of the job and applying new skills as they are taught.



    Performance Contracting Group has developed one of the most attractive and lucrative compensation systems within the construction industry. Our comprehensive benefit package includes:

    • Competitive pay
    • Incentive bonus plan
    • Employee stock ownership plan (ESOP)
    • 401(k) retirement savings plan with match
    • Medical and dental insurance plans with flexible spending account option
    • Life insurance, accidental death and disability benefits
    • Flexible paid time off policy and paid holidays

    Performance Contracting Group, (PCG) its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies provides equal employment [and affirmative action] opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability. PCG is a background screening, drug-free workplace.




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