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Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Raleigh, NC
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Field Project Manager, Electrical, Fire or Security Industry.

About the Job

What you will do


Leads moderately complex projects that generally have been assigned a medium to high corporate priority.  Provides subject matter expertise in areas including project management, setup of local project offices, project scope definition, risk identification, project methodology, resource allocation, and facilitation. Maintains control of schedule, cost, and safety, quality, and customer expectations/satisfaction at all times. Presents to management and/or customers on project updates, project cycle, and expected results. May manage vendor relationships throughout the installation. Ensures projects are closed on time and in scope. 

How you will do it

  • Project Managers are responsible for managing fire protection projects in commercial, educational, healthcare and industrial facilities, positively representing the company in all client and architect/engineer interactions.

  • The PM oversees and communicates project progression from inception to completion including design, permits, material delivery, labor schedules, and field installation.

  • Develops a comprehensive project plan to meet schedules and budgets. Conducts Work in Progress meetings.

  • Understands and follows all published codes, standards, and unique project specifications.

  • Ensures AHJ requirements and departmental/SOX procedures are followed. Convey a sense of professionalism, fairness, and concern for customers, labor and management.

  • Coordinates change orders and drives toward overall margin improvement on every job. 

What we look for




  • Bachelor’s degree in a technical, business or equivalent field.

  • Seven (7) years of experience in the Fire, Electrical or Security industry.

  • Ability to read and understand complex building architectural, mechanical and electrical documents.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize among assignments with a strong adherence to deadlines.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, both with internal and external customers.

  • Possess a strong and active working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook and Project). Be able to create tracking spreadsheets, reference data in other spreadsheets and create macros.

  • Must have strong organizational, be detailed oriented and self -motivated


  • Knowledge of standards, Underwriter’s requirements and applicable building codes preferred.

  • NICET preferred


Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou.









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