Job Description:

The Project Manager is responsible for the technical, financial, administrative and customer-relations success of the projects to which he or she is assigned. Major objectives include, technical review, building customer relationships, managing the project within defined profitability and timing parameters, and completing the project to the satisfaction of the customer.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Develops and nurtures relationships with contractors, owners, governmental agencies and other potential customers or influencers
  • Works with Sales and Estimating to thoroughly review the bid package prior to bid date and contribute comments, suggestions, and corrections for inclusion in the final bid amount
  • Attends the internal new project kickoff meeting (Acquisition to Fulfillment) with the Sales/Estimator, and the Engineer, to review and understand the project scope and requirements
  • Finalizes the project schedule
  • Coordinates the field labor schedules of the Alarm/Suppression team.
  • Supervises the buyout and approves purchase orders to all subcontractors and vendors to establish commitments for project costs
  • Coordinates all subcontractors and vendors on assigned jobs
  • Visits the job site as frequently as necessary to ensure the satisfaction of the customer, attend key project review meetings on site, and resolve technical issues
  • Monitors work performance regarding project specifications and scope of work and takes action to resolve variances
  • Monitors the progress of the project against the schedule and takes action to resolve project overruns
  • Reviews the financial status of each project for which he / she has responsibility each week and presents action plans for meeting or exceeding the project profitability anticipated in the original bid

Education/Experience:

  • Maintains professional, cooperative relationships with subcontractors, engineers, architects and customers.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure.
  • Complies with corporate policies and procedures.
  • BA/BS Construction Management or an appropriate technical discipline
  • 5 years of construction project management experience in an engineering environment
  • 2 years of construction field supervision is desirable
  • Computer skills, including at least Word, Excel, and one or more project management systems

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts and be able to apply those concepts
  • Regular and Timely Attendance
  • Must be able to stand for long periods of time (up to 4 hours) without a break
  • Position requires bending, twisting, stooping, climbing
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds frequently and up to 100 pounds occasionally
  • Position requires pushing and pulling up to 25 pounds frequently and 40 pounds occasionally
  • May be exposed to temperature changes, heights, small spaces including confined spaces
  • Ability to distinguish colors and use hands for repetitive fine manipulation frequently
  • Must pass initial and random substance abuse tests