Field Project Manager at Johnson Controls, Inc in Livermore, California

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Johnson Controls is powered by your talent. We are the power behind the customer mission. Together we are building a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our diverse global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and environments more comfortable and secure. We are all about improving outcomes for our partners. Tomorrow needs your talent. Tomorrow needs you. So let’s talk today.

What you will do

 

Project Managers are responsible for managing fire alarm, security, communications, and sprinkler installation projects in commercial, educational, healthcare and industrial facilities, positively representing the company in all client and architect/engineer interactions.  The PM oversees and communicates project progression from inception to completion including design, permits, material delivery, labor schedules, and field installation.  Develops a comprehensive project plan to meet schedules and budgets.  Conducts Work in Progress meetings.  Understands and follows all published codes, standards, and unique project specifications.  Ensures AHJ requirements and departmental/SOX procedures are followed.  Convey a sense of professionalism, fairness, and concern for customers, labor and management.  Coordinates change orders and drives toward overall margin improvement on every job.

 

This project manager position will also require managing service contract work for a large client which will include but not be limited to the following activities; requesting inspection schedules, monitor and manage inspection schedules, manage and follow up on repair quotes, ensure repairs are completed and retested in a timely manner.  

 
How you will do it  

 


  • Methodology - Understanding of Project Management methodology and key knowledge areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk and Procurement Management. 

  • Communication/Coordination - Responsible for communication and status reporting to project staff, customer and management. 

  • Responsible for work plan, managing project resources, duty assignment, responsibilities, scope of authority and provides technical advice and problem resolution to all aspects of project. 

  • Fiscal - Responsible for tracking projects expenditures and installation progress through reviews of status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules of plans as required. Maintains full financial accountability to project; requires ability to forecast financial trends across project, ability to understand internal  and external client cost structures and integrate, or translate to/from Simplex-Grinnell accounting methodology using AIA standards. 

  • Quality - Maintain full accountability to project quality; conducting inspections of work site, ensuring workmanship meets installation required quality standards and expectations. 

  • Customer Service - Provide responsive, concise, and professional support to all customers and other personnel and ensures timely follow-up on all customer concerns and issues.

     

What we look for

Required:


  • Five years fire protection, construction, alarm/detection, or related project management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • Ability to read and understand complex building architectural, mechanical and electrical documents.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize among assignments with a strong adherence to deadlines.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, both with internal and external customers. 

  • Possess a strong and active working knowledge of MS Excel.  Be able to create tracking spreadsheets, reference data in other spreadsheets and create macros. 

  • Must be organized, detail oriented and self-motivating.

  • Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets company requirements

Preferred:


  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical, business or equivalent field.

  • Knowledge of NFPA and IEC standards, Underwriter’s requirements and applicable building codes preferred. 

  • NICET Level II or higher preferred

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/careers.