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Job: Project Manager, ARK Systems, Columbia, MD


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Job title: Project Manager
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Job location: Columbia, MD  21045 United States
Requisition code:
Date posted: 04/09/2018
Job type: Full-Time
Compensation:
Job Category:Project Manager
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Job Description


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ARK Systems, Inc. has been providing superior service to our valued customers since 1973. We specialize in the systems integration of fire, security, sound, voice and data systems.
We are seeking an experienced, career-oriented individual with exceptional leadership skills to join our team as a Project Manager!
General Purpose of the Position: This position manages turnkey installation projects from turnover by project development through completion. This positions major responsibilities include: cost control, the responsible allocation of company resources, quality control, supervision of installation technicians, technical guidance to customers, and customer service. This individual must resolve customer concerns and portray ARK in a positive manner to customers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs all necessary supervisory functions to effectively and efficiently manage the personnel assigned:
* Maintains a qualified staff of the appropriate quantity.
* Communicates areas of accountability and performance expected of personnel assigned as related to company standards.
* Maintains company standards of performance as a basis to review progress of personnel assigned, evaluations and performance issues.
* Recommends salary adjustments, transfers, promotions and dismissals.
* Ensures proper training of personnel assigned.
* Fosters a cooperative and harmonious climate conductive to maximize employee morale and productivity.
* Initiates subcontracts.
* Project review and layout.
* Verifies and approves timecards and expense reports for subordinates.
* Complete project cost control from ordering of material to customer acceptance, final material reconciliation and project close-out.
* Coordinates and provides feedback to other departments (accounting, service, sales) to improve company efficiency and effectiveness.
* Logistics manpower, material and travel issues.
* Material requisitioning per job specifications, requirements and company estimates/ proposals.
* Coordinates daily scheduling with customer and employees.
* Supervises installations to maintain quality control throughout area of responsibility.
* Ensures job safety.
* Assembles as-built and test documentation for job turnover.
* Attends progress meetings where applicable.
* Provides Accounting with monthly billing and information as required. Reviews work in process report monthly and updates as applicable.
* Project kickoff and daily support with Foreman to assure success including: initial site visit, project scope, project priorities and flow, daily contact to resolve present or potential problems and follow-up visits to site to assure quality, contractual obligations, and to gauge personnel performance.
* Applies ARK mission, policies and philosophy.
Skills and Abilities Required:
* Must have basic business and financial knowledge and experience.
* Must have customer relations training/experience/skills.
* Field electronic/electrical practical systems experience required. Ability to interpret specifications and contract documents is necessary.
* Must have experience supervising, coaching and developing staff.
* Good oral/written communication skills are necessary.
* Must be able to work in a high volume/fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks.
* Must have a positive and respectful attitude and maintain good working relationships with management staff and employees.
* Must have and maintain a clear criminal record in order to obtain and hold a security registration in multiple states as required.
* Must hold and maintain a valid drivers license insurable through our insurance carrier.
Computer Equipment and Software Requirements:
Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other programs as required performing above duties.
Working Conditions:
Most work performed is in an office environment; however working conditions vary between site visits.
Education and Experience Required:
* Requires a minimum of an AA degree in business, equivalent technical school and/or applicable experience supplemented with 5-10 years of related Fire protection industry experience to include direct customer service experience.
* Advanced computer literacy and system specific training is desired.
* Preferred Project Management Certification
* Must also have at least 2-5 years supervisory experience in an industry related business environment.
ARK offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including medical (PPO/HMO), dental, vision, life insurance, disability, flexible spending accounts, in addition to tuition reimbursement, credit union, vacation and sick leave plans, and a matching 401(k) Plan. Enjoy the opportunity to work with the state of the art technology!
Maximize your potential with ARK!
ARK Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V are encouraged to apply.

Skills and Abilities Required:
* Must have basic business and financial knowledge and experience.
* Must have customer relations training/experience/skills.
* Field electronic/electrical practical systems experience required. Ability to interpret specifications and contract documents is necessary.
* Must have experience supervising, coaching and developing staff.
* Good oral/written communication skills are necessary.
* Must be able to work in a high volume/fast paced environment and handle multiple tasks.
* Must have a positive and respectful attitude and maintain good working relationships with management staff and employees.
* Must have and maintain a clear criminal record in order to obtain and hold a security registration in multiple states as required.
* Must hold and maintain a valid drivers license insurable through our insurance carrier.
Computer Equipment and Software Requirements:
Proficiency with Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and other programs as required performing above duties.
Working Conditions:
Most work performed is in an office environment; however working conditions vary between site visits.
Education and Experience Required:
* Requires a minimum of an AA degree in business, equivalent technical school and/or applicable experience supplemented with 5-10 years of related Fire protection industry experience to include direct customer service experience.
* Advanced computer literacy and system specific training is desired.
* Preferred Project Management Certification
* Must also have at least 2-5 years supervisory experience in an industry related business environment.

Apply Here: https://arksysinc.hrmdirect.com/employment/view.php?req=745880

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