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Charlotte, NC
Job Type
Direct Hire
Jan 18, 2019
Job ID
Fire Alarm and Security Project manager (Direct Hire)
To apply please contact Mike Webb at

  • Comprehensive facility solutions company, servicing indoor and outdoor environments
  • Helps facilities manage their energy consumption and waste output, to install the latest and most energy efficient systems on the market
  • Professional HVAC services, building automation systems, fire/security projects, and capital projects
  • Competitive benefits package
  • Company vehicle, gas card, and uniforms
THE ROLE YOU WILL PLAY: Fire Alarm and Security Project Manager
  • Acts as the primary on-site leader for execution teams on assigned projects. Develops project schedules and execute according to plan for assigned projects.
  • Evaluates the contractual scope of work and the impact of client issued directives and / or scheduling changes. Actively pursues additional work through change orders. Performs associated cost estimates, prepares proposals and negotiates final settlement price and customer acceptance.
  • Manages costs, billings and collections. Completes project billings in a timely and accurate format to the client. Maintains profitability goals and positive cash flow.
  • Analyzes financial reporting systems and project schedules to proactively address potential problems. Effectively communicates project progress, issues and financial status to management as required.
  • Manages risks and establishes project recovery plans when required and resolves disputes.
  • Negotiates, prepares and issues subcontracts.
  • Ensures project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements and client standards.
  • Oversees project construction for compliance with specifications, local codes and installation techniques.
  • Manages the selection, ordering, and delivery schedule of materials to be procured for projects assigned.
  • Develops and maintains viable long-term relationships with customers, consultants, prime contractors and subcontractors. Attends job progress meetings as required. Ensures subcontractors understand expectations of the project.
  • Coordinates with the installation or system teams for allocation of resources needed to meet project objectives. Ensures any engineering and commissioning performed by the field team is in accordance with established standards. Facilitates escalation of product related problems.
BACKGROUND PROFILE: Fire Alarm and Security Project Manager
  • Should possess at least a B.S. in Electrical Engineering or closely related engineering degree, five or more years engineering and project management experience with a proven track record in physical security and knowledge of IP Technology
  • Experience in the design and implementation of Fire Life Safety, Access Control, CCTV/IP Video is required
  • Strong organizational, time management, problem-solving, and oral/written communication skills
  • Proficient in computer software applications, including MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, etc.
  • Extensive knowledge of Fire Monitoring, Fire Life Safety, NFPA 72, and local jurisdiction requirements
  • Ability to work under strict and aggressive timelines to meet the required deadlines
To apply please contact Mike Webb at

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