Service Project Manager - Fire Systems
Business Unit: Field Operations
Requisition Number: 232398
Primary Location: United States-Washington-Bellevue
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 10%
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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Primarily responsible for managing Fire Alarm & Security projects. Manages large, more complex jobs or multiple projects (system project migrations, system integration between multiple systems) from pre-booking to customer acceptance. Supervises, directs and motivates the project team during planning, estimating, design, installation, startup, commissioning, turnover and warranty of assigned projects. Ensures customer satisfaction during and at final project completion.
Participates in pre-bid reviews, pre-job walks and scoping and sales to operations turnover meetings to evaluate accuracy of the sales estimate and job layout. Analyzes available documentation, plans, construction contract specifications and codes to determine project requirements. Follows up with appropriate management to assure understanding and satisfaction of job scope.
Manages the development of project plans in advance of project activity assuring effective execution by the Project Team. Provides management as necessary to monitor progress to assure compliance with the pre-determined execution plan.
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 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, Abilities, and Education:
A.S. degree in Electronics or related field, or equivalent experience in the installation and maintenance of Fire Alarm systems, card access systems, and CCTV systems.
2+ years previous Project Management experience.
Strong customer service skills.
Good verbal and written communications skills. Skilled in the PC applications and in the use of word processing and spreadsheet programs.
Must have valid state drivers license in good standing, and must be at least 21years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:
Existing NICET certification preferred.
Experience in the installation and maintenance of Fire Safety products.