Project Manager

Project Manager

Danbury, CT

Benefits Offered: Dental, Life, Medical, Retirement, Vision
Compensation: $65,000 to $110,000 per year

Why Work Here?
We are a family owned and operated company in business since 1920, where you can make a difference.

Full Job Description

Mid-level to Senior Project Manager position highly motivated and willing to “hit the ground running”. Preferred Utilities is a manufacturer and supplier of combustion and fuel oil systems with headquarters in Danbury CT. With over a hundred years as a family run business we offer made in the USA products in all areas of combustion and fuel oil systems.

A project manager owns the profitability and the schedule of projects. We are looking for an individual with excellent communication skills, that is motivated and proactive. The ideal candidate will be capable of working with a multidisciplinary team of engineers including electrical, mechanical, systems, programing, and field service engineers. You will have complete ownership of a project from a sales concept to a finished design. This includes managing project budgets, submittals, fabrication, and schedules.

What You Will Be Doing

  • Design Development from Proposal to finished Engineering Package
  • Communicate with all customers and provide status updates on projects.
  • Manage project schedule, budget, and profitability.
  • Work with Engineering team of all disciplines to execute projects from sales to manufacturing and field startup.
  • Interpret and adhere to applicable codes and standards.
  • Interpret electrical drawings, mechanical drawings, and construction drawings.
  • Use Preferred Utilities internal systems for project management.
  • Slight travel for meetings and site visits 10%

Basic Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in engineering or manufacturing of custom engineered equipment. (Burner or Boiler system experience is a plus).
  • Minimum of a BS in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Systems Engineering or similar.
  • Familiarity with burner management systems is a plus.
  • Familiarity with construction drawings and specifications.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Be familiar with DraftSight, AutoCAD or similar.
  • Project management and good customer skills.
  • Self-starting! Driven! One that takes PRIDE in their work!
  • Will Train the right Individual.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Vision insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Quarterly bonus potential

About Preferred Utilities Manufacturing Corp.

With over 100 years of industry history to draw from, Preferred is uniquely positioned to partner with you to reduce your emissions and increase your efficiencies to meet the sustainability targets of the future. Our expertise ranges from fuel oil handling systems and components, boiler instrumentation and controllers, cutting-edge remote monitoring systems, low- and ultra low-NOx burners, renewable and bio-fuel burners, specialty combustion applications like waste fuel, and nuclear power plant outage reduction tools and components.

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