Project Manager Trainee

United Energy Products (UEP), a growing manufacturer’s representative firm for venting and mechanical equipment products, is looking for an Entry Level Project Manager to join our team. The person hired for this role will receive extensive training from the company to aid them in their development as a subject matter expert in our organization.

Training for this role will take place at our Crofton, Maryland headquarters with the expectation that the person will move to fill a Project Manager position in either Texas or California within 12 months. At the completion of the training period the incumbent’s salary will be adjusted and participation in our variable compensation plan will commence. Company paid relocation.

We look for our team members to have a strong work ethic, to be subject matter experts, deliver exception work product, and be a dependable team player. Growth is vital to our company, but not at the expense of our customer service.

The ideal candidate for this role needs to feel comfortable working in a fast paced, deadline driven environment. You must be able to effectively liaise both internally with our sales and project management teams as well as with clients to seek and cultivate new opportunities.

About the role

Our training will prepare you to be able to perform the following:

Be actively involved in local construction projects, bidding and selling products offered by company-represented manufacturers.  

Use contract documents provided by local contractors to produce quotes/proposals. 

Follow up on previously generated proposals, negotiating final numbers and ultimately selling projects to local contractors.  

Once projects are sold, be responsible for management of these projects including in-office generation of submittals and sizing calculations and out-of-office field measuring venting layouts and meeting on-site with contractors.

Issue purchase orders to our manufacturers to initiate production and fabrication of project materials.

Manage project documentation and workflow within our business systems.

Develop a close relationship with the other project managers and estimators in the venting division to maximize profits by ensuring that all projects are properly quoted and managed. 

This position requires strong attention to detail, mechanical aptitude, excellent people skills and the ability to work in a fast-paced environment.


  • 0 – 2 years of work experience
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, will consider relevant work experience
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and problem-solving abilities
  • Understanding of mechanical drawings and written specifications, is a plus
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft applications and PDF software
  • Basic knowledge of AutoCAD is preferred
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
Physical demands and work environment
  • Work is primarily in an office environment but may include field visits and occasional work outside of an office environment.
  • Successful candidate must be able to operate standard office equipment.
  • Must be able to use a computer to access, input and retrieve information.
  • Reasonable accommodations can be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The pay range for this role is:

50,000 - 55,000 USD per year (1610 Professional Blvd., Suite K Crofton, Maryland 21114)

United Energy Products

Crofton, MD

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