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Project Manager / Low Voltage Division

Role & Responsibilities

Reports to: Low Voltage Division Manager
Based in: Norwood, MA

Position Overview:

The Low Voltage Project Manager is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating and budgeting activities concerned with construction projects for Telecommunications, Security, Audio / Visual (AV) and Wireless Installations and Technologies. The desired results are that our projects are run efficiently with maximum profitability and high customer satisfaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and direct construction projects from conception to completion.
  • Engage regularly with our customers and respond with urgency to build trust.
  • Build trust by consistently meeting project deadlines and customer expectations.
  • Participate in estimating hand off meetings to establish project budgets and initial project expectations.
  • Establish project schedule.
  • Ensure manpower is appropriately assigned to projects.
  • Create cost code allocations from the initial estimate.
  • Identify pre-fabrication opportunities and collaborate with GF, Director of Field Operations and Pre-Fab manager to lay out, plan and schedule all prefabricated assemblies.
  • Oversee all multi-trade coordination efforts and scheduling with our BIM department.
  • Work with corporate Safety Manager to ensure jobsite workers are adhering to Gaston safety rules and regulations.
  • Work with GF to increase jobsite efficiencies and to remove any obstacles to worker productivity.
  • Maximize project profitability and identify ways to reduce installation costs.
  • Participate in WIP meetings with accurate cost-to-complete estimates.
  • Price and negotiate project change orders.
  • Manage vendors and track all deliveries with the assistance of project coordinators.
  • Identify all constructability concerns and issue timely RFIs.
  • Leverage Spectrum Project Management software to complete required activities.
  • Utilize Project Coordinators as required for assistance in Purchase and delivery tracking, software inputs, permit pulling, change order management, project close out materials, clerical duties, etc.
  • Leverage relationships to identify future work opportunities.

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years low voltage project management experience or equivalent field experience.
  • Manage projects from beginning to end and drive projects to close successfully
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external customers – verbal and written
  • Ability to demonstrate urgency and problem-solving skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Strong knowledge base of Telecommunications Structured Cabling Systems and applicable Vendors in market. Must have a working knowledge of appropriate vendors and partners within Security, AV, and Wireless Technologies
  • Professional certifications like RCDD, PMP, CTS, etc. etc. encouraged but not required

Software Skills

  • Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office – Outlook, Excel, Word.
  • Knowledge of Spectrum Construction software a plus.
  • Knowledge of Conest Estimating software a plus.

Gaston Electrical is an Equal Opportunity Employer