Project Manager/Sales - Fire Protection

Location: Reading, PA
Date Posted: 10-28-2016
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.



PREFERRED EDUCATION 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.
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
Don't miss out! Apply now and we'll be in touch immediately with more specific details, salary information and to answer any questions!!

This position does NOT provide sponsorship so please do NOT apply if you require sponsorship.  Thank You

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