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Project Manager - Buildng Automation Solutions - Austin TX

Austin, Texas
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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 227062
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Austin
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

 The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

 
 
For more information, please visit: 
https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/building-technologies.html


Job Description:

 

Overview:
Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position manages large, more complex jobs or multiple projects from pre-booking to customer acceptance. Supervises, directs, and motivates the project team during planning, estimating, design, installation, start-up, commissioning, turnover and warranty of assigned projects. Ensures customer satisfaction during and at final project completion.
Responsibilities:
  • Participates in pre-bid reviews and sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and job layout.  Analyzes plans, construction contract specifications and codes to determine project requirements.  Follows up with appropriate management to assure understanding and satisfaction of job scope.
  • Creates and manages project plan in advance of project activities assuring effective execution by the Project Team.  Monitors progress to assure compliance with this pre-determined execution plan for each project.
  • Prepares or oversees preparation of engineering re-estimate reports.  Utilizes financial and monthly forecasting to manage and contain costs.  Utilizes financial and monthly forecasting tools and works with other team members to monitor, manage and control costs.  Prepares or oversees preparation of progress billings, pursues timely payments from the customer and authorizes payments to material suppliers and subcontractors.
  • Obtains bids and selects reliable subcontractors to provide wiring, device installation, special construction or other services.
  • Participates in job site final walk thru and manages the final building automation inspection and the completion of all close out documentation such as As-Built drawings and system operating instructions, transfers or excess materials, billings, collections and payments, and all project records.
 
Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
 
  • Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency exam.
  • Required travel: 10%
  • Required experience: Two years of project management experience.
  • Other requirements:
    • Strong knowledge of the building automation industry (specifically DDC) fundamentals and business operations.
    • Ability to read and understand construction drawings, including mechanical and electrical drawings.
    • Must be able to provide leadership and input to others as requested or required to assist in the accurate estimation, design, installation, start up, commissioning, and training for building systems.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
    • Experience using planning software such as Microsoft Project or something similar.
    • Must have strong verbal and written skills in English.
    • Must have a valid driver’s license in good standing and be 21 years old to participate in the required Siemens Vehicle Program.
    • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without needing current or future sponsorship.
 
Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:
 
  • Preferred education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Other preferences: PMP certification.
 
 
Why Siemens?
  • Siemens is a globally diversified engineering powerhouse: an opportunity such as this one can open doors to engineering practices and businesses new to you, preparing you for a great future with potential in so many types of fields—sustainability, energy, medical technologies, to name a few—in almost any location you ever dreamed of exploring.
  • Competitive compensation.
  • Excellent health, dental, and vision plans with many options from which to choose.
  • All employees receive Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability coverage.
  • 401k match dollar for dollar up to 6% of gross salary.
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available.
  • Extensive product training and professional career development.

 

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