Summit Companies is a premier firm in the Fire Sprinkler and Fire Life Safety industry with offices throughout the Midwest. We are currently seeking a Project Manager to join our team at our Des Moines, IA office.
The Project Manager will lead company construction, engineering and performancing contracting projects for fire sprinkler in the Des Moines, IA market. They are responsible for project execution, performance, budget, quality and scheduling. Additional responsibilities include management of subcontractors, vendors and customer satisfaction.
Act as gatekeeper of the project to coordinate and execute jobs (including installations, upgrades, and modifications) of fire detection, fire alarms and fire sprinkler systems
Coordinate job scheduling, purchasing and shipment of products/materials, manpower, installation, final checkout/commissioning, monitoring of job progress, etc.
Attend meetings—includes internal meetings (kickoff, job progress, design coordination, etc.) as well as job site meetings (coordination with Customer and other Stakeholders,
Authority Having Jurisdiction coordination, design and submittal planning, etc.)
Lead coordination of final checkout/commissioning with Authority Having Jurisdiction, Owner, Architect/Engineer, General Contractor/Construction Manager, etc.
Manage and execute contract change orders
Maintain and manage accurate Project Projection reports
Act as a face of the Company amongst our Customer base and industry, representing our identity: Professionalism, Quality, and Focus on Relationships
Work closely with Sales Representative and Design Department for communicating schedules, product/material information, coordination of work, etc.
Utilize accounting software (i.e. Timberline) for assistance with (or general knowledge of) tracking costs, billing, receivables, etc.
Other duties as assigned
Two (2) to Four (4) year degree in construction, construction management, engineering or similar discipline required with Bachelor’s degree preferred
Minimum of five (5) years of project management experience with construction experience preferred
Good knowledge of construction industry
Strong organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and sense of urgency
Ability to work as a team with a positive attitude and professional customer service skills
Effective communication, troubleshooting, and problem solving skills
Proficient with MS Word, Excel, and Project, and estimating software
Ability to organize, prioritize and complete numerous tasks under time constraints
Ability to foresee events and anticipate changes in conditions and operations to the greatest extent possible and react to these appropriately
Valid driver’s license
Must pass a pre-employment drug test and physical
Summit Companies is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer