Allied Universal Project Manager in Santa Ana, California
The Primary Purpose and Function
The Project Manager plans, organizes, directs and motives the project teams, controls project-planning and performance activities for effective management of electronic security installation projects to include, but not limited to, all aspects of systems scheduling, engineering resources, field installation, commissioning, ensures customer satisfaction and financial success. Responsible for overall project budget management, project surveys, material procurement, project implementation, inspection scheduling, client acceptance and turnover to service department. The Project Manager must be capable of executing multiple project varying in size and complexity on time and within budget through effective communication, preparation and management techniques.
Essential Functions and Responsibilities
Maintain an active and effective communications with vendors, internal and external customers while balancing time versus profits to make sure efforts reflect and anticipated return (revenue, growth and customer retention)
Consistently and effectively determine, allocate, and maximize available resources through project planning to ensure the achievement of sales and project management objectives
Establish and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the industry and competitive practices as they relate to multiple markets
Implements changes in project, contract price and installation plans to include the estimation, development and submission of Change Orders
Support company's invoicing and collection efforts by not only ensuring all contractual terms and conditions are met initially, but by ensuring all invoicing is completed accurately and on time by aggressively monitoring the reports in ERP System and following up with customers management and customers on a consistent basis
Manage Project budget and project P&L responsibility
Prepares the project installation plan, manages the plan and prepares and implements job procedures
Develops and maintains construction schedules and coordinates task-scheduling with other trades
Maintains all records of job status, job changes and material flow
Defines project problems by working with financial, contract management and management tools to assure project profitability
Plans and schedules engineering, installation and subcontracting activities on large and/or complex systems
Supervise installation labor and sub-contractors
Prioritize team workload to ensure quality results are delivered on time and within budget
Troubleshoot project issues and engage appropriate management and resources as needed
High School Diploma required; Associates Degree preferred
3 to 5 years of experience in the electronic security industry or 2+ years of related low voltage field required
CSPM, PMP certification desirable
Solid knowledge of PM techniques and tools, general knowledge of contract laws and regulations.
Factory certifications in relevant technology platforms is a plus (Software House, Lenel, Brivo, Open Options, Exacq, American Dynamics, Milestone, OnSSI, etc.).
Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project and SharePoint).
Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers
Superb verbal and written communication skills
Team Player with strong work ethic
Excellent follow-up and leadership skills
Strong analytical decision making capabilities
Self-motivated with the ability to motivate and influence others
Strong leadership skills
Must be able to manage multiple tasks while meeting strict deadlines
Experience in the security industry is preferred
Ability to conduct site walks and attend onsite customer meeting
Allied Universal provides unparalleled service, systems and solutions to the people and business of our communities, and is North America’s leading security services provider. With over 200,000 employees, Allied Universal delivers high-quality, tailored solutions, which allows clients to focus on their core business. For more information: www.AUS.com at http://www.aus.com/ .
We proudly support the Veteran Jobs Mission, a group of over 200 companies that have committed to collectively hiring a total of one million military veterans. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability Allied Universal Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce.
Job ID: 2019-350500
Location: United States-California-Santa Ana
Job Category: Management