President/General Manager
Job Opportunity at PMG Employment Consultants, LLC

Posted on Oct 9    (614) 766-5911

Location: Columbus, OH
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4144128

The Organization

  Founded over 140 years ago, our client is one of the nation’s oldest and most successful mechanical contractors.  Specializing in the installation of critical systems (Process Piping, Controls, Equipment Erection and Installation, Plumbing/HVAC, Design Build and Assist Services), they provide contracting services for projects up to $40 million for Fortune 500 companies throughout the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic.  They are committed to providing complete mechanical construction solutions through design assistance and conceptual layout, engineering, budgeting and estimating development, BIM, construction and commissioning.  Their business approach of providing the highest quality services at a realistic cost, by adding value and challenging the “status quo” through innovation has helped them develop long term relationships with some of Central Ohio’s largest organizations.  

Job Description

Job Objective
The President/GM role is a key member of the Senior Management team and reports directly to the CEO.  This newly created position oversees the company’s entire operation which includes finance, operations, planning, estimating, and administration. This individual must provide strong guidance and hands-on leadership to all areas of the organization. 
Essential Functions of the Position:
Strategic Planning and Direction
  • Leadership of overall strategic direction and vision for the organization.
  • Responsible for annual strategic and business plan.
Marketing and Relationship Management
  • Relationship management with key clients and CEO/GM level.
  • Identify targeted business opportunities within strategic markets and develop plans to market clients and secure business.
  • Maintain company visibility and leadership in various associations and organizations (i.e. Mechanical Contractor Association, Builders Exchange).
Operational Management and Oversight (in conjunction with Operations Manager)
  • Assign new bid opportunities to estimating team, review strategies, and close out larger bids.
  • Assign new projects to Project Management staff.
  • Ongoing coaching and assistance to Project Management staff and allocation of support staff as needed for project workloads.
  • Risk Management of significant issues on major projects.
  • Monthly project reviews with Project Management staff.
  • Monitor and course correct for operational departments through budget or schedule processes.
  • Coordinate divisional needs with Corporate office in the areas of IT, Human Resources, Safety, and Accounting.
  • Assess staffing needs and plan for expansion/contraction.
  • Develop personnel review and development plans.
  • Responsible for monthly P&L assembly, cash flow analysis and management.

The Candidate

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Advanced degree(s) and/or related certifications preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in Project Management, Construction, Operations, Estimating, Project Planning, Finance and/or other related functions.
  • Construction or Mechanical related experience a significant plus.
  • Possess problem-solving, collaboration, critical thinking, team building, and presentation skills.
  • Display leadership and coaching skills, driving employee commitment through actions, and empowering employees to reach their full potential.
  • Strategic thinker with skills to develop a vision for the organization based on market and abilities.
  • Proven ability to lead teams and manage complex projects required. 
  • Strong communication, decision-making, leadership and negotiation skills required.
  • High-energy with the ability to motivate employees and promote a strong team atmosphere.


  This position is located in Columbus, Ohio. 
Columbus is the capital and largest city in the state of Ohio.  It is the 15th largest city in the United States.  In 2013, Forbes gave Columbus an A rating as one of the top cities for business in the U.S. and included the city on its list of “Best Places for Business and Careers”.  The area is headquarters to five Fortune 500 corporations:  Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, Cardinal Health, American Electric Power, L Brands, and Big Lots.  Columbus is also home to The Ohio State University and has the second-highest concentration of college students in the nation with 62 college and university campuses and educates more than 140,000 students annually.  Columbus has been ranked as one of Business Week’s “50 Best Cities in America” and was ranked a Top 10 City by Relocate America.
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