Field Project Manager Fire

Johnson Controls

Austin, TX


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What we offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Paid vacation/holidays/sick time

  • Comprehensive benefits package including 401K, medical, dental, and vision care - Available day one

  • Extensive product and on the job/cross training opportunities With outstanding internal resources

  • Encouraging and collaborative team environment

  • Dedication to safety through our Zero Harm policy

  • Company vehicle, Tools and Equipment to complete all jobs

What you will do

The Field Project Manager is part of our Building Technologies & Solutions business at Johnson Controls. This person will be the Project Manager for construction projects for local our customers These projects include installation of Nurse Call sy.stems, Access Controls, CCTV Cameras and Fire Alarms. Ideal candidate will have experience in project mgt, fire Alarms.

As a Field Project Manager, responsible for profitable execution of assigned projects, including project delivery, estimating, and financial management. Following standardized project management procedures, will determine optimum resource levels needed to meet schedule milestones and monitor workforce levels. Has awareness of project pulse at all times, ensuring that all scope changes are quickly and properly documented and that change orders are approved prior to performance of work. Responsible for implementing site safety and security procedures and will play an active role in developing the safety program.

How you will do it

• Act as the primary on-site leader assigned projects.
• Perform cost estimating, project scheduling and project management activities; maintain positive cash flow.
• Ensure projects are properly executed, as budgeted, and billed in a timely manner within scope of the contract.
• Manage the selection, ordering, and delivery schedule of materials to be procured for the projects assigned.
• Proactively work to establish advantageous long-term customer and contractor relationships.
• Interface with customer throughout the project life cycle to gain feedback on customer satisfaction.
• Evaluate the contractual scope of work and the impact of client issued bulletins, field directives and/or scheduling changes. Communicate both technical and business related issues with the clients.
• Manage cost, billing and collection. Maintain profitability goals and positive cash flow.
• Provide coaching, mentoring and technical assistance to System Technicians, Electrical Installers and System Designers. Provide technical assistance to subcontractors. Ensure that delegated tasks are done accurately, on-time, billed, within budget and within scope of the contract.
• Provide leadership by demonstrating focus on exceeding customers’ expectations.
• Communicate project status to management, providing forecasts of revenue, costs, and gross margin for the PC execution.
• Actively pursue additional business through change orders; perform associated cost estimates, prepare proposals and negotiate final settlement price and customer acceptance.
• Negotiate, prepare and issue subcontracts; foster and maintain good working relationships with subcontractors.
• Ensures compliance with local, state and federal legal requirements.
• Coordinates customer-training requirements.
• Adhere to all Johnson Controls and customer safety standards, demonstrating a high degree of safety awareness for all Johnson Controls employees and worksite-based subcontractors.

What we look for

A leader, think strategically. Communicates well with audiences at all levels, both internal and external. Take ownership of issues and able to move simultaneously between diverse tasks with tact, cooperation, and persistence. Proven organizational and time management skills, ability to regroup as priorities and objectives change. Customer satisfaction is the highest priority.


• Bachelor’s in Construction, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture Or Equivalent Experience
• 2 years plus of progressively responsible project management experience in building construction or operations.
• Strong computer skills in a Microsoft Office environment.
• Willingness to travel frequently; projects may be located outside of assigned territory.

• NICET Certification Required

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