Senior Project Manager

Employer
AVI-SPL
Location
Columbia, MD
Posted
Jul 17, 2017
Closes
Jul 17, 2017
Industry
Specialty Trades
Hours
Full Time
Job Summary*Manage AV systems integration projects to achieve time, scope, budget, quality, safety and customer satisfaction requirements.Essential Duties and Responsibilities*Share subject matter expertise to promote employee development*Complete projects within assigned budget*Read and interpret electronic schematics and architectural blueprints*Direct all personnel and activities on project site*Read and understand documents for each assigned project including, but not limited to: project scopes of work, bid drawings and specifications, contract, subcontractor scopes of work, and construction schedules*Obtain quotes from qualified subcontractors as necessary*Facilitate internal project kick-off meetings that include key participants from sales, engineering, fabrication, installation and programming*Create and manage the project schedule and coordinate appropriate resources for all assigned projects*Point of contact for all internal and external project communication and documentation for the life of the project*Provide weekly job progress reports to all internal and external stakeholders*Acquire daily site progress reports from lead technicians and respond to needs identified*Facilitate ordering of materials for projects*Coordinate equipment distribution and shipping to meet project timelines*Manage all internal and external project change orders*Verify work performed on each assigned job meets quality standards*Manage or facilitate the testing and certification of installed systems*Ensure clients receive appropriate training on all installed systems*Create and maintain all project related documentation in accordance with company guidelines*Address all project team questions in a timely manner*Travel to various job sites requiredOther duties assigned as neededSkills and Abilities*Effective communication and interaction with employees, clients and colleagues*Troubleshoot and solve project related issues*Understand and maintain project budgets*Effectively manage multiple projects*Demonstrate time management skills with attention to detail*Understand AV system functionality and installation processes and techniques*Understand technical and construction documents*Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), Microsoft Project and Adobe Acrobat*Valid Driver's License and a Motor Vehicle Record that meets AVI-SPL driving standardsEducation and/or Experience*Five years of experience as an AVI-SPL Project Manager or seven years similar experience outside of AVI-SPL preferred*Experience as a Project Manager in the construction or technology industries is required*Experience managing large, multi-phase projects preferred*Formal education in Electronics or related field preferred*Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent preferred*Valid and current PMP certification is preferredWorking EnvironmentThe 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. This job operates in a professional office environment. This role uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. The work environment is generally moderate in noise (inter-office conversations and computers/printers).Physical RequirementsThe physical demands of this position are those that are necessary to meet the responsibilities and essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.*This position regularly requires employees to sit, walk, and stand; talk or hear, both in person and by telephone; use hands repetitively to finger, handle, feel or operate standard office equipmentDirect Reports*This position does not have any direct reportsWork Hours