Project Manager/Sales - Fire Protection 9/6/2016

Confidential Company Reading, PA

Company
Confidential Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29620137
AJE Ref #
576104867
Location
Reading, PA
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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SUMMARY:

The Sales/Project Manager will be responsible for bidding service and contract work, creating job schedules, coordinating the delivery of tools and fabrications, identifying and managing the personnel assigned to each project, and tracking labor efficiency. In addition, the individual will be responsible for representing the company at job progress meetings and initiating change orders.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Bid service and contract work as required by the Branch Manager.

Accurately define project requirements.

Create job schedules

Coordinate the delivery of tools and fabrication

Identify and manage the personnel assigned to each project and track labor efficiency

Represent the Company at job progress meetings

Initiate change orders as needed

Complete contract progress billings as required

Estimate remaining "cost-to-cost" for monthly WIP reporting.

Manage the day-to-day operations of assigned projects to ensure they are completed on time and on budget.

Serve as the main point of contact to clients on assigned projects.

Work with clients to brainstorm creative solutions to problems to ensure their needs are met through our customized solutions.

Monitor assigned projects following established guidelines to ensure they are completed as efficiently as possible.

Communicate with team members regarding project needs.

Read and analyze job cost reports.

Respond in a timely manner to inquiries from management.

Assist with collections as required.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Will provide direct supervision to the individuals assigned to the projects being managed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

PREFERREDEDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

A minimum of three to five years experience in the fire protection industry, working in sales, estimating, project management, and design. Extensive knowledge of NFPA and industry standards. A degree from an accredited college or university is a plus.

COMPUTER SKILLS:

Significant experience with Microsoft Office (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint) applications.

REQUIRED ATTRIBUTES:

The requirements listed below are representative of characteristics and demonstrated capabilities to perform this job successfully.

Must be a self-starter.

Must build positive working relationships with multiple levels of employee and management.

Must prospect for sales.

Must demonstrate integrity and professionalism.

Must demonstrate commitment to company values.

Must possess excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Must prioritize in a fast paced multi-task environment.

Must have demonstrated ability to perform basic business mathematical functions.

Must work with minimal supervision.

Must demonstrate ability to work effectively in a team environment.

Must comply with all operating policies, procedures, executed Plans, and Programs.

LANGUAGE SKILLS:

Must have the demonstrated ability to effectively communicate, cooperate, and collaborate with multiple levels of employees, government agencies, customers, vendors and suppliers.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, see, talk, and hear. The employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to twenty-five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to commute to customer and company locations by land and air.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly exposed to VDT's. The employee may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal to moderate.

The ideal candidate will:

Possess a degree from an accredited college or university or high school diploma / GED with equivalent work experience

a minimum of three years experience in the fire protection industry

extensive knowledge of NFPA standards

a self-starter with good organizational skills

the ability to multi-task

excellent PC skills.

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