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Field Project Manager


Job Summary

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

Field Project Manager

About the Job

Field Project Manager


What you will do

Project Managers are responsible for managing fire alarm, security, communications, and sprinkler installation 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.


How you will do it

  • Methodology - Understanding of Project Management methodology and key knowledge areas: Integration, Scope, Time, Cost, Quality, Human Resources, Communications, Risk and Procurement Management. 

  • Communication/Coordination - Responsible for communication and status reporting to project staff, customer and management. 

  • Responsible for work plan, managing project resources, duty assignment, responsibilities, scope of authority and provides technical advice and problem resolution to all aspects of project. 

  • Fiscal - Responsible for tracking projects expenditures and installation progress through reviews of status reports prepared by project personnel and modifies schedules of plans as required. Maintains full financial accountability to project; requires ability to forecast financial trends across project, ability to understand internal  and external client cost structures and integrate, or translate to/from Simplex-Grinnell accounting methodology using AIA standards. 

  • Quality - Maintain full accountability to project quality; conducting inspections of work site, ensuring workmanship meets installation required quality standards and expectations. 

  • Customer Service - Provide responsive, concise, and professional support to all customers and other personnel and ensures timely follow-up on all customer concerns and issue

What we look for

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

  • Five years fire protection, construction, alarm/detection, or related project management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience. 

  • 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 MS Excel.  Be able to create tracking spreadsheets, reference data in other spreadsheets and create macros. 

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

  • NICET Level II or higher preferred

  • Must be organized, detail oriented and self-motivating.

  • Must pass a pre-employment background check and drug screen.

  • Must have a valid driver’s license and a driving record that meets company requirements


At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

Johnson Controls offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits plan including medical, dental, prescription coverage, flexible spending accounts, paid life insurance,  matching 401(k), ongoing training, tuition reimbursement and more. Being a part of a global company like Johnson Controls affords you exposure to global career pathing opportunities.

JCI is an EEO/AA/Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability Employer.


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