Thielsch Engineering


Job Locations US-RI-Cranston
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


As the INSTALLATION SUPERVISOR, you will lead and work on large commercial, industrial, and residential projects in Rhode Island and Massachusetts. You are responsible for the planning and execution of all mechanical construction project activities. You will represent the eyes and ears of the project team during active installations at a Job Site, communicating technical information, reinforcing high quality workmanship, and positively leading multiple crews in dynamic & sometimes complicated work environments. You will use a high level of competency in a broad spectrum of mechanical activities, to instruct others in a clear and coherent manner, while maintaining your own mechanical abilities to be used in a limited capacity when necessary.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Direct management of installation team
  • Supervision and Installation of HVAC equipment including pipefitting and ductwork
  • Oversee multiple job sites at the same time, assignment of anticipated Start and End Dates
  • Coordinate work in the field with multiple trades
  • Manage equipment and tool purchases and use
  • Ensure the accurate and timely completion of HVAC System Start Ups & Testing are submitted
  • Develop, in collaboration with Project Management and Engineering, detailed Installation Plans for all required Project Tasks, to be utilized as follows:
  • Comprehensive Work Breakdown by Phase and Area of a Project
  • Allocation of Installation Hours Relative to the Project Budget
  • Weekly Reporting on Estimated Completion of Tasks, Tracking Estimated Completion vs Project Budget
  • Identification of Opportunities and Requirements to Adjust Staffing based on Anticipated Progress & Deadlines
  • Communication with Purchasing, Project Management, & Engineering for procurement, shipping, and receiving
  • Provide Labor and Material Estimates to Project Management for Requested Scope Changes


  • Ability to read and communicate information from MEP Drawings, As Built Drawings, Schematic Drawings, Full Scale Drawings Equipment Operations & Maintenance Documents, etc.
  • Competency in Technology use for Microsoft Windows and Office including Teams, Word, Excel, and Outlook, & iOS/Android Mobile Devices
  • Continuous engagement with Project Managers to understand constraints, & allowances of Mechanical Installation necessary to adhere to process requirements


Safety & Physical Demands

  • Daily OHSA Pre-Work Safety Meetings & Check with on-site crew
  • Enforcement of all Safety Standards as outlined within Thielsch Engineering’s Safety Policy
  • Manage and Coordinate Customer required documentation, forms, safety regulations and site rules
  • Maintenance of OSHA 10 Hour Training
  • Ability to lift weight up to 40lbs in both a vertical and horizontal range of motion, as needed.
  • Ability to crawl, stoop, stand, reach (push/pull) & bend as needed
  • Ability to drive and walk around on job sites, indoor and outdoor environments
  • Ability to ascend or descend on extension ladders, step ladders and stairs using feet and/or hands and arms, as needed.


  • Professional and positive attitude that promotes collaboration with team members
  • Internally motivated and disciplined in approach to work
  • Communicate Effectively: Speak, listen, and write in a clear, thorough and timely manner using appropriate and effective communication tools and techniques
  • Foster Teamwork: Work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness
  • Lead: Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization
  • Solve Problems: Assess problem situations to identify causes, gather and process relevant information, generate possible solutions, and make recommendations and/or resolve the problem
  • Ability to travel up to full-time for working on proposals, projects and training activities
  • Valid driver’s license with a good driving record is required
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Compensation & Benefits

Required Education and Experience:

  • Masters License in Pipefitting, Refrigeration, and/or Sheetmetal license
  • 10+ years’ experience in Commercial and Industrial environments
  • Experience with commercial HVAC Installation including pipefitting, sheet metal, and refrigeration trades
  • Experience with coordinating work in the field with multiple trades
  • Experience with start & test of HVAC systems
  • Excellent communication skills including computer skills, read plans and specs, order jobsite materials, coordinate with other trades in the field


Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive wages
  • Health Care - United HealthCare, Delta Dental and Vision Service Plan
  • Paid holidays, Vacation, Paid Time off (PTO) Personal and sick time and holidays 
  • Employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Employer-paid Life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance
  • Take home vehicle
  • Tuition reimbursement, Professional development and more! 


Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an E-Verify participant and will conduct background investigations and pre-employment screening of candidates for employment Pre-employment activities will be conducted on qualified applicants after acceptance of a job offer. 

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is an employee-owned company and an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We welcome applications from all backgrounds regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, disability, or any other classification protected by law.  



Who We Are

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is a professional engineering firm that provides a complete range of consulting, design, and energy services to customers throughout the United States and internationally. Our multi-disciplined engineering and technical staff specialize in failure analysis, engineering design, process optimization, and condition assessment.  Our work demonstrates how creative collaboration can produce outstanding results for our clients and our communities.


Our Culture

At Thielsch, our customers come from all walks of life -- and so do our employees!  We hire amazing people from a wide variety of backgrounds, not just because it’s the right thing to do, but because it makes our company stronger. We can confidently state that we are successful as a direct result of our diversity.

From day one and throughout your career with us, you’ll find a workplace with a culture with expansive personal & professional development opportunities, cutting edge technology, a place where relationships are valued, and work/life balance is always a priority.

We are committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) within our walls and out in our communities. We strive to be a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workplace. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other applicable federal or state-protected classification.


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