Project Manager, Fire Alarm Installation

Responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating installations to ensure that goals and objectives are accomplished within a prescribed time frame and within budget.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews proposal or plan to determine time frame, budget limitations and procedures for accomplishing installation, staffing requirements and allotment of available resources and materials to various phases of install
  • Responsible for work planning and staffing for each phase of installation and arranges for recruitment or assignment of personnel
  • Confer with sales and engineering staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities and scope of install
  • Working knowledge of Sofia and Sedona
  • Directs and coordinate activities of personnel to ensure install is completed on time and within budget at all times
  • Review status reports and modify schedules or plans as required
  • Prepare project reports for management, client, or others
  • Confers with install personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems
  • Notifies all stakeholders with periodic updates as to progress of the installation
  • Address project changes to all stakeholders in a positive, professional manner
  • Maintains proper permits and applicable state and federal codes
  • Supervises, trains, and motivates staff.
  • Develops clear and concise goals for staff and division.
  • Fills in for technicians when needed.
  • Ensures compliance with company safety standards.
  • Conducts staff reviews and manages attendance records.
  • Administers and oversees compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Other duties as assigned.
          The above duties are not to be considered a complete list of duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.

          Pre-Employment / Employment Requirements:

          • Clear PA Criminal Record Check (ACT 34)
          • Clear Federal Criminal History Check (ACT 114)
          • Clear Child Abuse History Clearance (ACT 151)
          • Approved Drug & Alcohol Screen Results

          Other Skills and Abilities:

          • Basic knowledge of hand tools, including electric and battery powered equipment.
          • Comfortable with heights and working on ladders or lifts.
          • Ability to work in confined spaces.
          • Ability to read and comprehend appropriate NFPA standards.

          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 position.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

          While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to stand, sit, and walk; the employees may occasionally use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel crouch or crawl, talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift 75 pounds.

          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.

          The employee may be occasionally exposed to wet/humid conditions; moving parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold, heat and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.


          To perform this job successfully, an 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.

          Education and/or Experience:

          High school diploma or general education degree (GED).  Three (3) years Project Management experience preferred.

          Language Skills:

          Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

          Mathematical Skills:

          Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measurement.

          Reasoning Ability:

          Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

          Certificates, Licenses, Registrations:

          • Valid Driver’s License in state of residence; clear of any major infractures for a 3-year period.
          • Maintain company selected manufacturer’s trainings.
          • Maintain state and/or municipality licensing as required.