Careers

Our commitment to our customers is matched only by our commitment to our employees.

TOTAL Careers

Building Integrity

When you join TOTAL Mechanical, you’re joining a team of professionals dedicated to providing value in designing, installing and maintaining mechanical systems for commercial and industrial applications. As a member of our team of experts, you’ll be delivering on our brand promise—Building Integrity.

There’s an intended double meaning behind that term. First, everything we do is about establishing and maintaining a building’s integrity. From HVAC, to plumbing, electrical, fire protection, building automation and fabrication, it’s all about the operational integrity of the building. Secondly, it directly relates to maintaining the integrity of all of our relationships. From other employees, associates, building industry partners and our customers, it’s all about performing at our best, and doing what we say we’re going to do, in a forthright and professional manner. Our reputation depends on it. Our Building Integrity will always be TOTAL.

Safety

Safety from day one. The welfare and safety of our skilled employees and craftsmen, and all partners on a building project, begins long before the work begins. TOTAL insists on strict adherence to our comprehensive safety program. At TOTAL Mechanical University, new employees attend a rigorous safety orientation before setting foot on a TOTAL job site.

Our commitment to safety includes a full-time safety director and a continuous education program to ensure that all employees stay up-to-date on safety procedures and the latest protective equipment needed to keep them and the job site safe. Safety protocols are administered and supervised by our TOTAL Safety Review Board, a team consisting of union and non-union office and field personnel. TOTAL has received numerous safety awards and has been cited as a safe workplace for over 30 years.

Education

Our commitment to employee education and training leads the industry. Our TOTAL Mechanical University is one of the most comprehensive in-house continuing education programs offered. You’ll receive continuing training on all of the important state-of-the-art technologies that regularly reshape the industry, and you’ll be able to put that knowledge to work everyday, on the job.

Affiliations

Our connections enable you to connect with the industry. We’re proud of our affiliations that connect us to the industry and demonstrate our commitment to quality in every phase of our work.

Job Openings

We want to hear from you.

Whether you’re ready to graduate and begin your career, or you’re an experienced professional looking for new challenges, we’d like to hear about it. We offer a TOTAL package—an environment that motivates and recognizes employees for their contributions. As an equal opportunity employer, TOTAL offers a competitive compensation and benefits program. Please take the time to review our website and learn more about our Company and our latest job openings. And, keep track of us on social media to see what we’re up to.

We look forward to welcoming you to our TOTAL Team.

Even if you don’t see a job that fits you, please take a few minutes and fill out our Predictive Index survey, then email your resume to totalhr@total-mechanical.com.

 

Total Mechanical, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Current Opportunities

Certified Weld Inspector – Quality Control Representative

As a Certified Weld Inspector – Quality Control Representative, you are responsible for the ongoing maintenance of ASME Quality Control procedures, in-process quality inspections and overall quality inspection/documentation of finished products.  Some of the key activities that you will perform in this role are:

  • Quality Control.  Supervises and/or conducts quality control reviews at established inspection points.  Verifies and maintains quality control records.
  • Quality Control Staff.  Recruit, trains and supports quality personnel to assure effective and competent performance of quality function.
  • Customer Relations.  Maintain relationships with manufacturing customers by defining criteria, identifying solutions and maintaining effective, timely communications.  Identify and pursue opportunities to expand fabrication and manufacturing sales.
  • Design, Manufacturing, Purchasing and Test Documentation.  Participate in the review of all design, manufacturing, purchasing and test documentation to assure conformance to quality standards.  This can include review of drawings, specification sheets, production procedures, testing and inspection standards, vendor inspections and customer contact specifications.
  • Implementation of Engineering Change Notices and Related Document Change Control.  Reviews and oversees implementation of engineering change notices and related documentation change control.  Makes recommendations regarding facilities, equipment, personnel, procedures and systems to carry out quality control functions.
  • Communications.  Maintains, promotes and manages day to day communication with customers and contacts.
  • Participate in continuous development of Company best practices.

You will bring to the position:

  • Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5+ years of quality control experience with ASME Quality Control management knowledge.
  • Certificates/Licenses: Certified Weld Inspector, Valid driver’s license.  Satisfactory driving record.
  • Physical Job Requirements: Required to sit, stand and move throughout company facilities.  Must be able to perform job responsibilities in an industrial environment and around heavy machinery and equipment.
  • Leadership Skills: The ability to pass skills and knowledge onto others and the composure to represent the Company favorably under all circumstances.
  • Technical Skills: This position requires proficiency in successful mechanical systems engineering and design; a thorough knowledge of applicable building codes; knowledge of industry safety practices, procedures and equipment; advanced proficiency with general office and automated design software (preferable AutoCAD or Solidworks).
  • Personal/Interpersonal Competencies: This position requires strong problem solving and analytical skills; the ability to work independently and exercise sound business judgment; the ability to make commitments and be willing to be held accountable against them; the ability to organize workloads to meet deadlines; the adaptability to accept or bring about change when needed; the ability to drive continuous improvement thinking and actions; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, the ability to excel in a team environment and advance overall team objectives; the ability to ensure customer satisfaction by delivering excellence in products and service; and extremely high standards for ethical conduct.

This is a full-time exempt position.  Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For confidential consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to totalhr@total-mechanical.com or upload your resume below. 

Also, please take a few minutes and fill out our Predictive Index Survey

Total Mechanical, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Project Manager - Mechanical Commercial Construction

As a Mechanical Project Manager, you are responsible for the successful installation of commercial construction projects. Some of the key activities that you will perform in this role are:

  • Project Preparation. Obtain detailed understanding of assigned projects (contract specifications, terms, scope, alternates, estimated costs and planned installation methods). Turnover meeting from sales to project management. Prepare project documentation packet for field.
  • Project Management. Manage contracts to estimate and construction schedule. Establish project metrics and report progress against metrics to Company management. Ensure that all assigned projects meet the Company’s and customer’s quality and safety expectations. Acquire all necessary permits, bonds, licenses and registrations. Arrange for all necessary job inspections. Document inspection activities and results. Coordinate job labor with Superintendents. Clearly communicate expectations regarding installation methods, equipment delivery and job schedules to Superintendents and foremen. Purchase necessary equipment/material. Coordinate delivery of equipment/material to project. Contract and schedule subcontractors for projects. Ensure that subcontractors are meeting Company standards of performance, quality, schedule and safety. Represent Company at all construction/coordination meetings as required by the customer.
  • Customer relations. Maintain the Company’s relationships with current customers. Develop relationships with new customers. Educate current and potential customers about Company’s competencies.
  • Turn Overs” and Project Preparation. Prepare initial project documentation for “turning over” project to operations. Participate fully in “turn over” process to ensure that all parties have a complete understanding of project and contract.
  • Project Financials.  Monitor project financial performance.  Forecast project cost at completion for monthly WIP meetings.   Approve equipment/material/subcontract invoices in a timely manner.  Invoice customers in accordance with the contract and Company guidelines.  Participate in collection issues as requested by Finance.

You will bring to the position:

  • Education: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Years of Relevant Work Experience: Minimum of 7 years of experience managing or directing work groups in a construction environment.
  • Certificates/Licenses: Valid driver’s license. Satisfactory driving record.
  • Leadership Skills: This position requires the ability to build winning teams; effectively coach, delegate and motivate employees; the ability to pass skills and knowledge onto others; the ability to communicate clear directions and drive team objectives; and the composure to represent the Company favorably under all circumstances.
  • Technical Skills: This position requires proficiency in commonly used construction terms, tools, concepts and practices; proficiency in industry safety practices, procedures and equipment; the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and blueprints; proficiency in basic financial terms and concepts; and proficiency with general office and project management software (preferably Spectrum).

Personal/Interpersonal Competencies: This position requires strong problem solving and analytical skills; the ability to work independently and exercise sound business judgment; the ability to make commitments and be willing to be held accountable against them; the ability to organize workloads to meet deadlines; the adaptability to accept or bring about change when needed; the ability to drive continuous improvement thinking and actions; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, the ability to excel in a team environment and advance overall team objectives; the ability to ensure customer satisfaction by delivering excellence in products and service; and extremely high standards for ethical conduct.

This is a full-time, exempt position.  Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For confidential consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to totalhr@total-mechanical.com or upload your resume below.

Also, please take a few minutes and fill out our Predictive Index Survey.

Total Mechanical, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

 

Designer - Fire Protection

As a Fire Protection Designer, you are responsible for preparing, reviewing and evaluating design drawings for fire protection systems.  Some of the key activities that you will perform in this role are:

  1. Understand Project and Equipment. Gain a thorough understanding of assigned projects.  Review project specifications, proposal, addendums, engineering drawings and all other information pertinent to the project.  Meet with customers or visit job site to verify specifications.  Gain thorough understanding of the equipment used on the project and effectively incorporate that equipment into the design.
  2. Design Project. Develop detailed design drawings utilizing computer-assisted drafting (CAD) equipment.  Evaluate designs for code compliance, appearance, safety, function, budget, and production costs.  Recommend design improvements.  Identify to owners, opportunities to add value to projects.  Maintain specified design schedule.  Perform all necessary calculations.  Determine performance standards and material selection based on required calculations.  Attend job coordination meetings as requested.
  3. Project Documentation. Maintain the documentation for all job coordination issues.  Provide other project information/documentation as requested.  Provide information to complete permit/plan review.  Generate record drawings, “cut sheets”, shop drawings, and fabrication drawings.  Archive drawings (approved plans, pertinent architectural plans, civil plans) in electronic format.
  4. Maintain CAD System. Maintain/update CAD system to ensure maximum efficiency/accuracy is achieved.
  5. Participate in the development and implementation of Company best practices.

You will bring to the position:

Technical Skills:  This position requires proficiency with commonly used mechanical (HVAC/plumbing/fire protection/controls) concepts, practices and procedures; proficiency with applicable building codes and industry installation practices; the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and blueprints; the ability to utilize computer to perform tasks; and proficiency in the use of general office software computer-assisted drafting programs (AutoCad/SprinkCad).

Personal/Interpersonal Competencies:  This position requires strong problem solving and analytical skills; the ability to work independently and exercise sound business judgment; the ability to make commitments and be willing to be held accountable against them; the ability to organize workloads to meet deadlines; the adaptability to accept change when needed; strong written and verbal communication skills, the ability to excel in a team environment and advance overall team objectives; and the ability to ensure customer satisfaction by delivering excellence in products and service.

This is a full-time, exempt position.  Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For confidential consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to totalhr@total-mechanical.com or upload your resume below.

Also, please take a few minutes and fill out our Predictive Index Survey.

Total Mechanical, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Project Manager - Residential Construction

As a Residential Project Manager, you responsible for successful installation of residential construction projects. Some of the key activities that you will perform in this role are:

  • Project Preparation. Obtain detailed understanding of assigned projects (contract specifications, terms, scope, alternates, estimated costs and planned installation methods). Turnover meeting from sales to project management. Prepare project documentation packet for field.
  • Project Management. Manage contracts to estimate and construction schedule. Establish project metrics and report progress against metrics to Company management. Ensure that all assigned projects meet the Company’s and customer’s quality and safety expectations. Acquire all necessary permits, bonds, licenses and registrations. Arrange for all necessary job inspections. Document inspection activities and results. Coordinate job labor with Superintendents. Clearly communicate expectations regarding installation methods, equipment delivery and job schedules to Superintendents and foremen. Purchase necessary equipment/material. Coordinate delivery of equipment/material to project. Contract and schedule subcontractors for projects. Ensure that subcontractors are meeting Company standards of performance, quality, schedule and safety. Represent Company at all construction/coordination meetings as required by the customer.
  • Customer relations. Maintain the Company’s relationships with current customers. Develop relationships with new customers. Educate current and potential customers about Company’s competencies.
  • Turn Overs” and Project Preparation. Prepare initial project documentation for “turning over” project to operations. Participate fully in “turn over” process to ensure that all parties have a complete understanding of project and contract.
  • Project Financials.  Monitor project financial performance.  Forecast project cost at completion for monthly WIP meetings.   Approve equipment/material/subcontract invoices in a timely manner.  Invoice customers in accordance with the contract and Company guidelines.  Participate in collection issues as requested by Finance.

You will bring to the position:

  • Education: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Years of Relevant Work Experience: Minimum of 3 years of experience managing or directing work groups in a construction environment.
  • Certificates/Licenses: Valid driver’s license. Satisfactory driving record.
  • Leadership Skills: This position requires the ability to build winning teams; effectively coach, delegate and motivate employees; the ability to pass skills and knowledge onto others; the ability to communicate clear directions and drive team objectives; and the composure to represent the Company favorably under all circumstances.
  • Technical Skills: This position requires proficiency in commonly used construction terms, tools, concepts and practices; proficiency in industry safety practices, procedures and equipment; the ability to read and interpret construction drawings and blueprints; proficiency in basic financial terms and concepts; and proficiency with general office and project management software (preferably Spectrum).

Personal/Interpersonal Competencies: This position requires strong problem solving and analytical skills; the ability to work independently and exercise sound business judgment; the ability to make commitments and be willing to be held accountable against them; the ability to organize workloads to meet deadlines; the adaptability to accept or bring about change when needed; the ability to drive continuous improvement thinking and actions; exceptional written and verbal communication skills, the ability to excel in a team environment and advance overall team objectives; the ability to ensure customer satisfaction by delivering excellence in products and service; and extremely high standards for ethical conduct.

This is a full-time, exempt position.  Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For confidential consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to totalhr@total-mechanical.com or upload your resume below. 

Also, please take a few minutes and fill out our Predictive Index Survey.

Total Mechanical, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

Service Manager - Residential Division

As a Service Manager for our Residential Division, you will be responsible for directing, administering and coordinating the service activities for the Residential division service team. Some of the key activities that you will perform in this role are:

  • Manage Field Service Staff.  Recruit, select, orient and train service technician employees.  Assist in the overall training of Service Technician Apprentices. Communicate job expectations.  Appraise, coach, counsel, develop, motivate, and discipline direct reports.  Maintain current file of significant incidents for each direct report.
  • Manage Office Service Staff.  Recruit, select, orient and train office service employees.  Assist in the overall training of office service coordinators and administrators. Communicate job expectations.  Appraise, coach, counsel, develop, motivate, and discipline direct reports. Maintain current file of significant incidents for each direct report.  Evaluate workload and work with labor coordinators and dispatchers to schedule service work in a way that best utilizes manpower.
  • Customer Relations.  Manage customer relations through high quality service delivery, high quality installations. Develop relationships with new customers.  Educate current and potential customers about Company’s competencies.  Achieve customer and Company expectations regarding turnaround time for designs/quotes/bids/proposals.  Negotiate contracts in accordance with Company policies and objectives.  Review resulting customer contracts.  Ensure that contracts accurately represent negotiated terms.  Prepare contracts for Division Manager signature.
  • Project Management.  Manage projects for continued compliance with contract terms and to ensure that customer expectations are being met.  Assist in the identification, pricing and negotiation of change orders as requested.  Ensure that all projects meet the Company’s and customer’s quality and safety expectations.  Acquire all necessary permits, bonds, licenses and registrations.  Coordinate delivery of equipment/material to project.  Contract and schedule subcontractors for projects.  Arrange for all necessary job inspections.  Document inspection activities and results.  Participate in resolution of customer complaints or concerns as requested.  Assist in collection issues when applicable.
  • Project Financials.  Manage project financial performance.  Forecast project cost at completion for monthly WIP meetings.   Approve equipment/material/subcontract invoices in a timely manner.  Invoice customers in accordance with the contract and Company guidelines.  Participate in collection issues when applicable.
  • Training.  Keep current on vendor equipment updates and enhancements.

You will bring to the position:

  • Education: The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diploma or GED.
  • Years of Relevant Work Experience: 7-10 years of experience building and managing successful work groups.
  • Leadership Skills: This position requires the ability to build winning teams; effectively coach, counsel, evaluate, delegate and motivate employees; the ability to pass skills and knowledge onto others; the ability to provide a clear sense of direction and drive results; and the composure to represent the company favorably under all circumstances.
  • Technical Skills: This position requires advanced proficiency with commonly used mechanical terms, tools, concepts and practices; knowledge of industry safety practices, procedures and equipment; proficiency with commonly used financial concepts, practices and procedures; and proficiency with general office and estimating software.

Personal/Interpersonal Competencies:   This position requires strong problem solving and analytical skills; the ability to work independently and exercise sound business judgment; the ability to make commitments and be willing to be held accountable against them; the ability to organize workloads to meet deadlines; the adaptability to accept or bring about change when needed; the ability to drive continuous improvement thinking and actions; exceptional written and verbal communication skills; exceptional presentation and relationship building skills; the ability to excel in a team environment and advance overall team objectives; the ability to ensure customer satisfaction by delivering excellence in products and service; and extremely high standards for ethical conduct.

This is a full-time, exempt position.  Salary and benefits are competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.

For confidential consideration, please send a cover letter and resume to totalhr@total-mechanical.com or upload your resume below.

Also, please take a few minutes and fill out our Predictive Index Survey.

Total Mechanical, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action

 

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