Project Manager - Building Automation / HVAC Controls

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Regional Solutions & Services Americas
Requisition Number: 246437
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 20%

Job Description:

Position Overview:
Siemens Smart Infrastructure is seeking a Project Manager to support our Building Automation Solutions Group in Houston, TX. Reporting to the Operations Manager, this position manages small 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. 

 

Our Culture:

 

At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company’s success.  We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, self-direct their teams, and innovate to succeed.  We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes.  We recognize individual and team achievements frequently.  We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

 

Who designs your future?  You do.  Working within our global company, you can design the career of your dreams.  We have more than 200 offices in 101 countries providing you the opportunity to see the world or stay in your own back yard.

 

Do you want to work for a company with innovating technologies that make the world a better place?  Can you see yourself learning, growing, and succeeding in this opportunity?  If so, then we’d like to meet you!

 

Job Duties:

  • 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.
  • Manages the development of project plans in advance of project activity assuring effective execution by the Project Team.  Monitors 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 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, Abilities, and Education:

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • Typically 5+ years of successful project management experience within the Building Automation industry
  • Strong contracting skills; an understanding of job financial reports and the ability to apply these in managing assigned projects; strong leadership, listening, verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Individual must possess a valid Driver's license in good standing and must be at least 21 years of age in order to  participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan
  • Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

 

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Education:

·        BS/BA in a technical field, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

·        PMP Certification a Plus 

·        3 to 5 years experience working in a construction environments (Hospital, Data Centers, Labs, Higher Education)

 

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.

 

Siemens Smart Infrastructure (SI) is shaping the market for intelligent, adaptive infrastructure for today and the future. It addresses the pressing challenges of urbanization and climate change by connecting energy systems, buildings and industries. SI provides customers with a comprehensive end-to-end portfolio from a single source – with products, systems, solutions and services from the point of power generation all the way to consumption. With an increasingly digitalized ecosystem, it helps customers thrive and communities progress while contributing toward protecting the planet. SI creates environments that care. Siemens Smart Infrastructure has its global headquarters in Zug, Switzerland, and has around 71,000 employees worldwide.

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