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Project Manager

Project Manager

FPC of Decatur

FPC of Decatur

Position: Project Manager
Direct Reports: Branch Manager
Salary Range: $130k to $160k
Bonus: Yes



Job Summary: The Project Manager must complete assigned projects at or better than Company profitability guidelines and according to contract guidelines. Responsible for the planning, organization, direction and controls the Fire Protection/Detection System aspects of contracts. Responsible for the performance of all Fire Protection/Detection Systems personnel and sub-contractors plus the material control and accountability.

Job Responsibilities: 

·        Ability to guide, direct, and coordinate multiple projects.

·        Reviews and approves plans for the control of planned outputs, operational budget spending, labor efficiency, material efficiency, customer service.

·        Reviews performance against operating plans and standards. Provides reports to subordinates on interpretation of results and approves changes in direction of plans.

·        Coordinates and collaborates with other departments of the corporation in establishing and carrying out responsibilities.

·        Ability to work with sub-contractors and their agents to resolve issues and disputes.

·        Ability to use the Company’s Project Management tool (E1) estimating tool (Dove Projects) and scheduling software. Working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word.

·        Must possess good organizational and negotiating skills.

·        Reviews and approves the setting of budgets.

·        Must possess good knowledge of the construction processes to ensure that the project remains on schedule.

·        Attend mandatory company meetings both virtual & in person.

·        Creates proposals based on RFQs or change orders.

·        Creates MTLs to request POs.

·        Orders equipment & materials based on design BOMs.

·        Other duties as assigned.




Education, Licensure & Certifications:

·        Required: Bachelor's degree in computer science, business, or a related field preferred or High School Diploma or GED plus experience in lieu of education

·        Preferred: Project Management Professional (PMP) certification

·        Preferred: NICET or any Manufacturer training

·        Required: Valid State issued Driver’s License

·        Required: Minimum of five or more years as a Project Manager with industry specific capability.

·        Preferred: Ten or more years similar experience.


Knowledge, Skills, Capabilities:

·        Knowledge of current codes & standards (i.e., NFPA, IFC, etc.)

·        Excellent knowledge of the Company’s industry and trends impacting its business.

·        Ability to read, analyze, and interpret plans, specifications, and related project information.

·        Ability to effectively communicate, in English, both verbally and in writing

·        Must be effective at negotiating terms with suppliers, clients and other stakeholders

·        The ability to effectively delegate responsibilities, handle conflicts, evaluate performances and coach team members to help them improve their skills.

·        Have the experience and ability to pinpoint what could go wrong and implement a risk mitigation strategy.

·        Strong problem-solving skills

·        Budget Management

·        Must be able to adapt to upcoming product trends, new technology, user demographics and more.

·        Policy Knowledge

·        Conflict Management

·        Reporting Skills Proven ability to solve problems creatively

·        Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices

·        Experience seeing projects through the full life cycle

·        Excellent analytical skills

·        Strong interpersonal skills and extremely resourceful

·        Proven ability to complete projects according to outlined scope, budget, and timeline

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