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Project Manager

Dallas, Texas

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Project Manager Position Type Full Time Req ID 2022-861670

When you join Allied Universal® Technology Services, you are joining one of the fastest growing security systems integrators in North America. Build your career within a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse environment that combines leading-edge technology solutions - electronic access control, video surveillance, alarm monitoring, emergency communications, robotics, drones, and other smart tech innovative solutions - with physical security solutions to safeguard our clients and our communities.

Allied Universal Technology Services is hiring a Project Manager to plan, organize, direct and control project-planning and performance activities for effective management of electronic security installation. Projects include, but are not limited to, all aspects of systems scheduling, field installation, commissioning QC/QA and financial success. Responsible for overall project budget management, project surveys, material procurement, project implementation and inspection scheduling. The Project Director must be capable of executing portfolio of projects varying in size and high degree of complexity on time and within budget through effective communication, preparation and management.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain an active and thoughtful communication pattern with vendors, internal and external customers while balancing time versus profits to make sure efforts reflect and anticipated return (revenue, growth and customer retention)
  • Consistently and effectively determine, allocate, and maximize available resources through project planning to ensure the achievement of sales and project management objectives
  • Establish and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the industry and competitive practices as they relate to multiple markets
  • Implements changes in project, contract price and installation plans to include the estimation, development and submission of Change Orders
  • Support company's invoicing and collection efforts by not only ensuring all contractual terms and conditions are met initially, but by ensuring all invoicing is completed accurately and on time by aggressively monitoring the reports in ERP System and following up with customers management and customers on a consistent basis
  • Manage Project budget and project P&L responsibility
  • Prepares the project installation plan, determines goals, manages the plan, prepares and implements job procedures
  • Maintains construction schedules and coordinates task-scheduling with other trades
  • Maintains all records of job status, job changes and material flow
  • Defines project problems by working with financial, contract management and management tools to assure project profitability
  • Plans and schedules engineering, installation and subcontracting activities
  • Supervise installation labor and sub-contractors
  • Prioritize team workload to ensure quality results are delivered on time and within budget
  • Troubleshoot project issues and engage appropriate management and resources as needed to mitigate impacts
  • Develop fallback and contingency plans

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • High School Diploma required; Associates Degree preferred
  • At least six years of project management experience, electronic security industry experience is preferred
  • A proven track record and verified references relating to the ability to manager 4+ Million Dollar projects to schedule and budget.
  • Expert knowledge of PM techniques and tools, general knowledge of contract laws and regulations.
  • PMP from the Project Management Institute, preferred.
  • Ability to work independently, and perform tasks of moderate to high complexity, which requires knowledge of technical and business environments.
  • Factory certifications in relevant technology platforms is a plus (Software House, Lenel, Brivo, Open Options, Exacq, American Dynamics, Milestone, OnSSI, etc.).
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project and SharePoint).
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Team Player with strong work ethic
  • Excellent follow-up and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical decision-making capabilities
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate and influence others
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks while meeting strict deadlines
  • Experience in the security industry is preferred
  • Ability to conduct site walks and attend onsite customer meeting

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices.

Career Path

Allied Universal offers many career paths to support your immediate and future success.

  • Career path of technician
    • Senior
      Application
      Engineer
    • Application
      Engineer
    • Install
      Technician III
      Sr Service
      Technician
    • Install
      Technician II
      Service
      Technician
    • Install
      Technician I
    • Technician
  • Career path of engineering
    • Solution
      Architect III
      Solution
      Engineer III
    • Solution
      Architect II
      Solution
      Engineer II
    • Solution
      Architect
      Solution
      Engineer I
    • CAD
      Technician
    • Engineering
  • Career path of project management
    • Senior Project
      Manager
    • Project
      Manager
    • Assistant
      Project
      Manager
      Superintendent
    • Project
      Coordinator
    • Project
      Management

"We do exciting and fulfilling work that protects people and assets, and that feels good"

Rewards

From the time our Professional Security Guards are hired, Generally, excluding some clients and unions, employees are eligible for health and welfare benefits 1st of month following 60 days of employment. For 401(k) eligibility employees are eligible after 6 months of service.

Benefits

  • Healthcare (Medical/Dental/Vision)

  • 401k Retirement Plan

  • Company-Paid Life Insurance

  • Employee Referral Program

  • Employee Assistance Programs

  • Employee Discount Program

  • Tuition Discount Program

  • Training & Career Development Programs