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Job Summary

Comtel Systems Technology, Inc
Sunnyvale, CA 94089
Construction - Industrial Facilities and Infrastructure
Security and Surveillance
Engineering Services
Job Type
Full Time
Years of Experience
1+ to 2 Years
Education Level
Associate Degree
Career Level
Manager (Manager/Supervisor of Staff)
50,000.00 - 60,000.00 $ /year
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Job Reference Code

Assistant Project Manager

About the Job

General Job Description


Under the direct supervision of the Operations Manager, the Assistant Project Manager works alongside the Project Management Team as a direct support mechanism for the day-today processes related to the management of new and ongoing systems projects.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

·         Preparation of spreadsheets, documents, and specialized management reports
·         Completion of take-offs and estimates.
·         Pre-bid site walks and surveys.
·         Site visits to evaluate site readiness for Comtel labor resources.
·         Site coordination for the delivery of materials and equipment to project sites, in support of installation crews.
·         Direct management of smaller projects, as assigned.
·         Creation and management of project punch lists.
·         Processing, filing, organization, and follow up to project related documentation, both hard copy and electronic.
·         Assist in the processing of project closeouts, including update to pertinent closeout summaries and warranty tracking
·         Follow-up to outstanding contracts, change orders, RFI’s, submittal packages, and other related contract documentation.
·         Follow-up and expedite material orders in order to ensure the timely receipt of materials in order to meet related project
·         Assistance with the completion and processing of project submittal packages and closeout, as needed.
·         Completion of daily scheduling, including archival of the daily schedule, and ongoing updates to the Master Schedule.
·         Assist in the project billing process, including the completion and submission of appropriate billing forms and
        schedules of values (SOV’s) as required.
·         Update and maintain training records and associate filing.
·         Meeting notes.
·         Construction of project schedules, using Microsoft Project and Microsoft Excel.
·         Coordination and scheduling of internal meetings, as need in support of the Project Management Team.
·         Coordination with customer for scheduling of work.

Minimum Qualifications


Knowledge of:

·         Business and project cost accounting principles and associate practices, such as project billings, schedule of values, etc
·         Project management and general engineering principles, methods, tools, and practices for planning, installing and
        testing of Low Voltage Systems.
·         Server/PC hardware and operating systems.
·         Network architecture, hardware, communication protocols, and transmission technologies.
·         General building construction and associated trade sequencing required for the construction process.
·        Modern Low Voltage Systems, such Access Control, CCTV, Nurse Call, Public Address and Communication

·         National/California Building & Electrical codes and standards.
·         Office software applications, including Word, Excel, Project, and Outlook.


Ability to:

·       Manage and prioritizing competing demands, in order to meet specific establish deadlines and due dates.
·        Read and understand electrical schematics, blueprints and construction documents.
·         Read and understand projects cost accounting reports and data.
·         Learn and apply company policies, procedures, and standards.
·         Apply applicable laws and regulatory codes associated with the implementation of Low Voltage Systems.
·        Prepare accurate cost estimates and budgets.
·         Prepare effective survey reports with findings and recommendations.
·         Use a computer and surveying equipment.
·         Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of work.
·         Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.



·         Industry experience a Must.
·         An Electronic/Electrical Engineering degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent industry experience.
·         Certifications a plus: Microsoft, Cisco, VoIP/SIP, Autodesk, Card Access & CCTV.


General Compensation / Benefits:


The Assistant Project Manager is an entry-level position; therefore, compensation will depend on experience.

Current benefits for the position of Assistant Project Manager are as follows:

·         Medical Insurance
·         Dental Insurance
·         401K Retirement Plan
·         Optical/Visual Insurance
·         Paid Vacation – Two (2) weeks after one (1) year of continuous service and three (3) weeks after five (5) years of
        continuous service
·         Paid Holidays Ten (10) paid Holidays per year
·         Educational Reimbursement Program



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