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Project Manager I


Job Summary

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

Project Manager I

About the Job

Project Manager I


What you will do


Under general supervision, responsible for the overall
execution and performance of service executed mechanical or technical retrofit
projects and L&M.  Responsible for following consistent and repeatable
project management standardized procedures and processes, and achieving
financial results on assigned projects.  Provides project coordination for
day to day activities of FLSP’s, and sub-contractors.  Secures new work
and change orders from the existing customer base.  Provides service project
estimating and estimating reviews. Acts as a technical resource for Sales on
large projects. Responsible for overall project safety program compliance.


How you will do it


  • Plans,
    executes and controls assigned projects. Oversees the commissioning process to
    insure that it is performed in accordance with Johnson Controls standard
    practices.  Resolves issues where other parties impact commissioning
    process.  Facilitates escalation of product related problems.

  • Secures
    new work and change orders from the existing customer base. 
     Estimates work and presents proposals to the customer.

  • Acts
    as a technical resource for Sales on large projects.  Assists sales in
    project development efforts and performs pre-bid reviews.

  • Recruits,
    hires and develops resources to staff the project team.   Interfaces
    with the Truck Based team(s) to control manpower to proper staffing levels.

  • Reviews
    and interprets contract Terms and Conditions.

  • Coordinates
    the drawing layouts / detailing for proper job installation.

  • Analyzes
    financial reporting systems and project schedules to proactively address
    potential problems and manage risk.  Investigates solutions and
    establishes project recovery plans.

  • Provides
    ongoing cost and estimate analysis reporting. Manages allocation of costs to
    financial reporting systems.

  • Uses
    Johnson Controls standard tracking and reporting tools to effectively
    communicate project progress and financial status to management.

  • Proactively
    investigates opportunities for improvements in the project scope that will
    result in value added change orders.  Performs associated cost estimates,
    prepares proposals and secures customer acceptance.

  • Responsible
    for asset management including collections, cost control, progress billings and

  • Oversees
    assigned projects for compliance with specifications, local codes and
    installation techniques.

  • Uses
    negotiation skills to consistently resolve disputes.

  • Manages
    material procurement, warehousing and logistics processes.

  • Provides
    high quality written communications. Ensures project document controls are in
    compliance with contract requirements and Johnson Controls standards.

  • Develops
    and maintains viable long-term relationships with customers and
    subcontractors.  Attends job progress meetings as required.  Ensures
    subcontractors understand expectations of the project.

  • Ensures
    transition to appropriate Johnson Controls Truck-based team is achieved.

  • Coordinates
    performance of owner training requirements.

  • Adheres
    to safety standards.  Insures that Johnson Controls team members, and
    subcontractors adhere to safety standards.

What we look for


5 or more years of comprehensive, technical and operational
knowledge of the service business, particularly related to smaller fast track
retrofit, remodel and tenant improvement types of projects.


Two to four years of engineering or trade school training
such as an engineering degree or equivalent is preferred. Installation,
Service, Engineering or Commissioning experience related to HVAC controls, BAS
management, Fire management, Security management, and Mechanical systems is desired.


Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. Must
have the ability to communicate technical material to a non-technical
audience.  Able to travel.  This will vary on project
assignment.  Proficient in Project Management software and financial accounting
systems.  Strong Personal Computer working capabilities in MS Office
(excel, word, power point), Adobe Writer, Visio and basic Windows environment.
Travel will vary on project assignment.  Projects may exist outside of
assigned geography


Who we are

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 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. If you are an individual with a disability and you need an
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