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Sr. Project Manager, Building Automation

Houston, TX

Senior resource with several years’ experience in project or program management.  Responsible for managing project financials, resource planning, scheduling, organizing and directing, application engineering, field installation and start-up of assigned projects. Ensures projects are effectively executed within budgeted cost, on schedule and to company standards of quality.

This position is a key customer interface and responsible for maximizing customer satisfaction, safety, and quality assurance on all assigned projects.

Principal Duties

  • Manages, oversees and coordinates all aspects for all types of projects including the largest and most complex projects from award through completion of project
  • Manages the execution and review of all scope of work, terms and conditions in customer contracts
  • Proactively manages project financials including coordinating schedule of values, progress billing, invoicing, material and supply procurement, monitoring committed cost, maintaining positive cash flow and assisting in coordinating receivables
  • Translates project requirements into detailed proposals and project implementation plans to meet Customer needs
  • Proactively communicates project requirements to project team and wider organization as and when required, and maintains accurate and up to date records of job status, job changes, material flow and other control records necessary for processing of internal and external reports
  • Identifies potential project risks and develops/implements strategies to minimize impact and control deviations from estimated costs and project deadlines
  • Coordinates the procurement of materials, supplies, services
  • Performs Job Safety Audits (JSA’s) as applicable in coordination with Company safety officer
  • Prepares close-out documents and participates in hand-over to DAC’s Services division
  • May have direct reports and perform managerial responsibilities such as mentoring, coaching, performance appraisals and salary reviews

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Science, Engineering or related field or equivalent experience preferred
  • Advanced understanding of Building Automation Systems, HVAC and other building infrastructure systems
  • Strong leadership skills including team building, employee mentoring and development, and the ability to empower others through delegation of responsibility
  • Minimum of eight years of previous, relevant engineering, field service or project management experience preferred
  • Must have the ability to communicate technical material to a non-technical audience
  • Must demonstrate the ability to perform work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft programs including but not limited to Word, Excel, Project and Visio

Benefits

  • Health + Life Insurance

    DAC offers a cost-effective, comprehensive package of medical, dental and vision options for all employees. Employees are also eligible for company-provided and buy-up disability and life insurance options.

  • Paid Time Off

    DAC provides paid time off for all employees with escalating accruals for tenure.

  • Profit Sharing

    Our success is based on the hard work of our people, and we provide a profit sharing program to reward them.

  • Retirement Savings

    We provide a 401K retirement savings program supported by a leading, global financial services firm, with matching company contributions.

  • Supplemental Insurance

    In addition to traditional insurance, DAC has collaborated with industry leading partners to provide employees supplemental options for life and health insurance.

  • Tuition Reimbursement

    We encourage our people to excel in their careers and offer an education reimbursement program to support their growth.