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Job Summary

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

Project Manager | Lead Systems Specialist

About the Job

What will you

Under general direction, acts as the on-site project leader to
plan, execute, and complete control systems projects with assigned
customers.  Performs or delegates tasks
as required to execute and fully complete assigned projects including: hardware
design, system programming, installation coordination, system and network
commissioning and project closeout. Responsible for the overall financial
results of assigned projects including: costs, project billings, and
collections. Maintains an effective balance between customer satisfaction and
project financial results. Actively pursues selling change orders. Coordinates
communication with the customer during all phases of the project. Ensures
proper execution of warranty. Provides work direction to subcontractors,
electrical installers, technicians, designers, and administration as necessary.
Ensures work performed is in compliance with state, local and Federal legal
requirements and operates on the job with the highest of ethics.  Adheres and ensures Johnson Controls staff
and subcontractors adhere to all safety standards.


How will you do

Completes typical installation
hardware design and software programming using established standards as
required.  Provides detailed information to communicate design and
operation to customers, Johnson Controls staff and subcontractors.

Actively pursues additional work
through change orders.  Evaluates the contractual scope of work and the
impact of client issued bulletins, field directives and/or scheduling changes.
Communicates both technical and business related issues with the clients.

Manages the selection, ordering,
budget and delivery schedule of materials to be procured for the projects

Secures pricing and availability from
outside vendors and suppliers, mechanical and electrical subcontractors
including scope, terms and conditions.  May request several bids in
pricing process.  Oversees subcontractor payment and billing processes.

Provides jobsite coordination for
panel and field device physical locations.  Ensures installation is in
accordance with Johnson Controls literature and project requirements.

Manages and completes the loading,
device verification, and commissioning of all system controllers as required.
Validates complete system functionality and resolves issues with subcontractors
and others to ensure proper operation. Provides accurate project as-built and
commissioning documentation.

Manages costs, billings and
collections. Completes project billings in a timely and accurate format to the
client. Maintains profitability goals and positive cash flow.

Provides coaching, mentoring and
technical assistance to System Technicians, Electrical Installers and System
Designers.  Provides technical assistance to subcontractors.  Ensures
that delegated tasks are done accurately, on-time, billed, within budget and
within scope of the contract.

Effectively communicates the status
of projects to management as required and provides monthly forecasts of
revenue, costs, and gross margin.

Sends warranty letter to JCI customer
upon substantial completion of project and ensures proper execution of

Develops project plans and
coordinates the required resources to ensure timely and cost effective
installation and completion of assigned projects.

Performs site-specific training for
owner/operator on the total system in full or with assistance. Ensures
owner/operator has been trained. Provides proper documentation and manuals for
system operation.

Develops and maintains viable
long-term relationships with contractors, clients, consultants and
subcontractors.  Attends job progress meetings as required.

Adheres to safety standards.
 High degree of regard to employee and subcontractor safety.

What we look

Minimum of a technical Associates
Degree with two years of field experience or four years of equivalent related
field experience in the HVAC industry.


Must have relevant technical hands on
experience in systems design and commissioning of digital HVAC controls


Must have the ability to communicate
technical material to a non-technical audience. Must demonstrate the ability to
perform work independently.


Strong personal computer skills.
 Must have knowledge of control theory and HVAC systems.  Knowledge
of project accounting, costing principals and contracting 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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