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Trane Technologies Equipment Project Manager in Grimes, Iowa

At Trane Technologies TM and through our businesses including Trane ® and Thermo King ® , we create innovative climate solutions for buildings, homes, and transportation that challenge what’s possible for a sustainable world. We're a team that dares to look at the world's challenges and see impactful possibilities. We believe in a better future when we uplift others and enable our people to thrive at work and at home. We boldly go.

Job Summary:

Trane in Grimes, IA is hiring for an HVAC Equipment Project Manager to join our team. In this role, you will be responsible for the administration, implementation, and management of HVAC equipment projects and accountable for assigned projects’ scope of work, schedule, and budget. Note: This is not a Field/Construction PM Position - This role supports our Equipment Account Managers to ensure the fulfillment of the HVAC Equipment Sales.

This position is eligible for a Hybrid work schedule and will be based out of our Grimes, IA location. Flexible work from home options are available.

Thrive at work and at home:

  • Benefits kick in on DAY ONE for you and your family, including health insurance and holistic wellness programs that include generous incentives – WE DARE TO CARE !

  • Family building benefits include fertility coverage and adoption/surrogacy assistance.

  • 401K match up to 6%, plus an additional 2% core contribution = up to 8% company contribution.

  • Paid time off, including in support of volunteer and parental leave needs.

  • Educational and training opportunities through company programs along with tuition assistance and student debt support .

  • Learn more about our benefits here (https://careers.tranetechnologies.com/global/en/benefits) !


  • Plans and analyzes assigned projects, establishes schedules and project parameters, and sets procedures to accomplish system objectives, involving complex equipment applications.

  • Communicates with customers and their representatives, including building owners, mechanical contractors, other trades, subcontractors, and field support staff. Maintains customer satisfaction by investigating concerns, implementing corrective action, and communicating with customers and assigned staff.

  • Compares estimated ship dates with contractor’s project schedule and ensures compliance with internal equipment ordering processes.

  • Responsible for maintaining the accuracy of the forecasted cost at completion and controls expenses by monitoring assigned project budget.

  • Creates and revises project schedules including generating tasks, estimates, dependencies, and milestones.

  • Responsible for entering equipment orders, issuing purchase orders, and generating work orders for equipment start-ups

  • Responsible for project cash-flow management: progress billing, collections support and monitoring, and resource management


  • A minimum of four (4) year bachelor’s degree and two (2) years of project management / sales support or related experience; OR a bachelor’s degree in engineering or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Strong, demonstrated customer service and critical problem-solving skills

  • Strong communication skills, proactive approach with willingness to work independently as well as part of a team.

  • Proven experience prioritizing tasks to meet tight deadlines within a high paced environment with attention to detail.

Base Pay Range: $80,000 - $95,000 /year

Total compensation for this role will include a commission/incentive plan

Disclaimer: This base pay range is based on US national averages. Actual base pay could be a result of seniority, merit, geographic location where the work is performed.

We offer competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits and programs. We are an equal opportunity employer; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, pregnancy, age, marital status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any legally protected status.