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Associate Project Manager - Fire Solutions

Pelham, Alabama
Project Management

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Building Technologies
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 231744
Primary Location: United States-Alabama-Pelham
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.

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Position Overview

As an Associate Project Manager of Siemens Building Technologies Fire Solutions team you are responsible for the technical and commercial success of the projects in your portfolio, as well as customer satisfaction. You'll be responsible for managing Siemens resources and third party subcontracted resources on a daily basis managing new construction life safety projects supporting the Birmingham Sales Team 


  • Work closely with the sales team to plan, schedule, and execute projects to meet customer program milestones and deadlines.
  • Identify and manage risk in your projects, and escalate risks to the operations manger wherever a risk is likely to negatively impact a key project milestone or budget.
  • Manage the KPI's in your project portfolio including forecasting cost, planned cost, actual cost, cost variances, schedule variance, cost-to-complete, cash-flow, billing, and revenue.
  • Manage stakeholder expectations, and proactively communicate between all stakeholders to ensure all parties are aligned and all conflicts and issues 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 material and labor for timely delivery in line with project execution.
  • Manage responsibilities related to safety requirements and quality assurance for projects in your portfolio.     

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Required education: High school diploma
  • Required travel 10%
  • Minimum 5 years experience in the life safety industry
  • Minimum NICET Level II in fire alarm systems
  • Must be at least 21 years old to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan
  • Must have a valid drivers license in good standing
  • Ability to work in the U.S. without a need for current or future sponsorship
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office and Microsoft Excel


Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • Preferred education: Associates Degree
  • Preferred experience: 5 years experience in the life safety industry within the State of Alabama
  • NICET Level III in fire alarm systems preferred

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
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