Associate Project Manager - Commercial Fire Systems

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Location
San Antonio, Texas
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Nov 2016
Closes
07 Jan 2017
Ref
159834
Sector
Oil and Gas
Category
Manufacturing
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Division Building Technologies (BT)
Job Type Regular

Business Unit Solutions
Job Time Full-Time

Functional Area ENG - Engineering
Experience Level Mid Level

Req ID 159834
Required Education High School Diploma

Location TX - San Antonio
Required Travel 35%

Division Description
Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the world market leader for safe, energy efficient and environmentally friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, consultant, service provider, system integrator and product supplier, Building Technologies offers fire protection, security, building automation, heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) and energy management products and services.

For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/building-technologies.htm

Job Description
Position Overview:
Reporting to the Operations Manager, manages multiple projects typically less than 500K or multiple projects from pre-booking to customer acceptance. Performs Fire System Project Management activities including labor planning, forecasting, monthly cost re-estimates, customer satisfaction and job closeout. Responsible for management of project profitability and other project-related financial measures. Ensures customer satisfaction of all related scope and functions of assigned projects.
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 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 & Education:
•BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience. ┬áCertification may be required in some areas.
•Strong knowledge of Commercial Fire Industry fundamentals and business operations; excellent 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.
•Typically up to 2yrs successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of key responsibilities and knowledge as presented above.
•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

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Education:
•NICET II certification preferred
•MS Project Scheduling (Strong Working Knowledge)

*LI - KMB
Siemens encourages qualified long-term unemployed individuals to apply for open positions.

Offer of employment with Siemens is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check and drug screen, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

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