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Associate Project Manager- Fire Safety Systems - Plymouth, MI

Plymouth, Michigan
Project Management

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English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 230430
Primary Location: United States-Michigan-Plymouth
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Associate's Degree / College Diploma
Travel Required: 20%

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.


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Job Description:

Position Overview:

As an Associate Project Manager of Siemens Building Technologies Fire and Security Systems team you are responsible for the technical and commercial success of the projects in your portfolio, as well as for customer satisfaction. You will manage Siemens resources and third-party subcontracted resources on a daily basis as you support the Michigan team in partnering with general- and electrical-contractors involved with established customer sites and construction projects.

 

Responsibilities

  • Work with the team to plan, schedule, and execute your projects adequately to comply with customer program milestones and deadlines.
  • Identify and manage risks in your projects, and escalate risks to program management wherever a risk is likely to negatively impact a key project milestone or budget.
  • Manage the KPIs in your project portfolio including Forecasted Costs, Planned Costs, Actual Costs, Cost Variances, Schedule Variance, Cost-to-Complete, Cash-Flow, Billing, and Revenue.
  • Manage the contractual components of your project portfolio including Scope, Schedule, Change Orders, and Risk and Opportunity.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations, and proactively communicate between all stakeholders to ensure all parties are aligned and all issues and conflicts are resolved.
  • Document all key meetings, important decisions, changes in scope, and dependencies on other trades which impacts Siemens progress.
  • Create Monthly Status Reporting and Management Level Reporting for projects in your portfolio.
  • Coordinate procurement and logistics of materials and labor for timely delivery in line with project execution.
  • Manage responsibilities related to safety requirements and quality assurance for projects in your portfolio.
  • Ensures full-time attendance between project site(s) and project work in office.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state recognized high school proficiency exam.
  • Required travel: 20%
  • Required experience: Proven success managing deadlines and financial responsibilities of projects (construction preferred), or experience implementing or selling building technologies.
  • Other requirements:
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • Ability to work in the U.S. without a need for current or future sponsorship.
    • Must be at least 21 years old to participate in required Siemens vehicle plan.
    • Must have a valid driver's license in good standing.
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Microsoft Excel.

 Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Preferred education: Bachelor’s Degree
  • NICET Level II Or can Obtain within first 2 years of employment

Preferred experience: Experience with Fire and Security products

 

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