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Project Manager - Security Systems

at IES

Posted: 10/28/2019
Job Reference #: 6570
Keywords: manager

Job Description

  • LocationsUS-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    Regular Full-Time
    IES Communications
  • Job Description

    *Direct Hire Role with Full Benefits*

    MUST have commercial security systems installation and/or service background.

    Residential security system experience will not qualify for this role

    Job Summary:

    The Project Manager – Security Systems is the overall manager for assigned project(s). The Project Manager ensures that all contracted work is developed, implemented, installed and managed in accordance with the Company’s requirements, including but not limited to, safety, quality, management and financial performance requirements. All aspects of the assigned project(s) must be carried out as efficiently as possible with respect to staffing, materials management, financial management, customer care and customer delivery goals.

    Job Duties and Responsibilities:

    • The Security Systems Project Manager will recruit, hire, train, manage, supervise, promote, discipline and discharge, if necessary, all security systems project related staff. Effectively manage all human resource issues (and escalate as needed) per Company policies and procedures. Complete recommendations for project related employees’ performance ratings, promotions and pay changes. Provide guidance and mentoring to meet all customer and Company goals and objectives.
    • The Security Systems Project Manager will manage the workload distribution and monitor the customer delivery and job installation progress.
    • The Security Systems Project Manager will plan for, manage, monitor and maintain project profitability to achieve Company goals.
    • The Security Systems Project Manager reviews all job cost postings for accuracy and completeness, including but not limited to, the preparation of invoices, customer collections and periodic financial reporting to the customer and management.
    • The Security Systems Project Manager will manage all related quality and safety issues on customer work.
    • The Security Systems Project Manager will participate in and/or facilitate the bid process.
    • The Security Systems Project Manager acts as the Company liaison for interface with customer representative(s).
    • The Security Systems Project Manager will create, develop and implement account process improvement(s).
    • Other responsibilities as assigned.


    Physical and Mental Requirements:

    • The Security Systems Project Manager must be self-motivated, positive in approach, professional and lead others to create, develop and implement project process improvement(s).
    • Must promote the Company culture and mission to all employees, vendors, clients and business partners.
    • Must have proven problem solving skills, critical thinking skills and the ability to effectively read, write and give oral presentation(s).
    • Must have proven high skill level to interpret blueprints and other project documents, including but not limited to, specifications, reporting and quality requirements.
    • Must able to travel within branch territory and/or regional territory as needed.
    • Must have the ability to learn Company and customer project management systems. The Security Systems Foreman must also have proven high skill level to interpret blueprints and other project documents, including but not limited to, specifications, reporting and quality requirements.
    • Must be able to secure and maintain a Company sponsored American Express Card.
    • Must be able to use the following trade Tools: punch tool with 110 block and 66 block blade, 6/8 position combo crimp tool, Krone/3M/BIX, butt set, volt-ohmmeter, 4-pair continuity tester and 5-gang punch tool.
    • Regular and reliable job attendance required.

    Education, Certification, License, and Skill Requirements:

    • Must possess at least a High School diploma or GED equivalency; Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
    • Work history must contain minimum five (5) years verifiable experience in security systems, access control and CCTV.
    • Prefer experience using products from the following manufacturers:Sec Bosch G Series, Bosch Ready Key Pro, Bosch Video, UTC/GE Intrusion, UTC/GE Access Control, UTC/GE CCTV, DSX, Software House, VideoIQ, EST 2 & 3 Fire, Bosch, Software House, and Fluid Mesh.
    • Must have experience in customer interface, such as liaison between the customer and the Company.
    • Must possess a minimum of five (5) years of supervisory or managerial experience.
    • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience in telecommunications or a related technical or construction field.
    • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and MS Project).
    • Must meet Company minimum driving standards.
    • Must be able to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously.
    • Must have demonstrated verifiable ability to define a project, create a project scope of work, develop detailed associated tasks and manage these to final completion and customer turnover.

    Minimum Years of Experience


    License Required


    Minimum Education

    High School


    IES is a national provider of industrial products and infrastructure services to a variety of end markets, including electrical, mechanical and communications contracting solutions for the commercial, industrial, residential and renewable energy markets. IES is publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol IESC. As of the end of IES’s 2018 fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, IES produced over $876.8 million in revenue and employed over 4,500 employees at over 79 domestic locations across the United States.

    From office buildings to wind farms, industrial complexes to housing developments, our employees and design professionals design, build, and maintain the systems that empower lives.

    • Our commitment to our employees is reflected by our actions:
    • Safety is Priority One – and our record shows it
    • Competitive Pay
    • Company 401K plan with Employer Contribution Match
    • Company Paid Time Off
    • Company Paid Life Insurance
    • Choice of Medical Coverage including Prescription and Short Term Disability Plans
    • Choice of Dental and Vision Coverage
    • Optional Long-term Disability, Critical Illness, Accident, Legal and Pet Coverage
    • Auto and Home Insurance Discount Programs

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