JSC Systems is seeking an experienced Project Manager to lead our Installation Technician workforce and to direct daily coordination of projects within a branch location. The primary roles of a Project Manager are to provide guidance to technicians, track and control schedules, interact with other project stakeholders, and to provide financial reporting and forecasting to management. This is an ideal position for someone with technical and leadership experience looking for a long-term career in the low voltage integrated systems industry. This is a “hands-on” position that will require a dynamic individual with excellent customer service skills and an ability to solve problems and communicate solutions on a daily basis.
Day to day responsibilities include:
Managing all aspects of assigned projects including tracking, status reports, change orders and work schedules.
Interacting with customers throughout the project, including walkthroughs, project meetings and training.
“Managing from the front” as Lead Technician onsite when required
Coordinating on-site relationships with sub-contractors to ensure accurate scheduling and profitability
Reporting accurate financial data to management on a recurring basis and when called upon
Communicating effectively with Technicians regarding labor scheduling, material needs, project requirements and gathering feedback from the field.
Interacting with other JSC personnel to communicate potential issues and find quick and effectively resolution
Scheduling preconstruction, project kickoff and regular weekly construction meetings and attending customer meetings as required.
Ensuring that all required Personal Protective Equipment is available and technicians understand the requirements for and use of all safety equipment and procedures
Submitting all required paperwork on time as required including payment applications/schedules of values, completed work orders, and contract documentation to ensure timely billing and payments
Scheduling materials, equipment, and tools to ensure work can be performed as scheduled and required
Managing the change order process including estimating, documenting, and submitting change orders for out-of-scope work and additional customer requests per company policy and contract documents
Providing support to Service, Sales, and Estimation departments as needed to provide outstanding customer service
Preferred Candidates will have the following knowledge, skills, and experience:
Required: Three Years of Low Voltage systems installation experience including fire alarms, video surveillance, security, nurse call, and audio/video systems in commercial or government facilities
Prior project management and leadership experience ideally in a large project construction environment
Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.
Intermediate to advanced experience using Microsoft Office (Office 365, Excel, Word, Outlook)
Solid understanding of construction project financial reporting including billing and project cost accounting
Excellent verbal and written communication skills effective with both end users and construction personnel
Superior time management, multitasking, and prioritization abilities to ensure deadlines are met
Desire to work in a fast-paced, time sensitive, and occasionally high-pressure environment
Ability to thrive in a team-oriented environment, collaborating with colleagues in other departments
Bachelor’s Degree or Associates Degree in a related field of study preferred