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Summit Companies is a premier firm in the Fire Sprinkler and Fire Life Safety industry with offices throughout the Midwest.
We are seeking a Fire Sprinkler Project Manager for our Des Moines, IA location.
The Project Manager will lead company construction, engineering and performance contracting projects for the Des Moines, IA market. They are responsible for project execution, performance, budget, quality and scheduling. Additional responsibilities include management of subcontractors, vendors and customer satisfaction.
Coordinate and manage jobs of fire sprinkler systems including installations, upgrades, and modifications
Coordinate job scheduling, purchasing and shipment of products/materials, manpower, installation, final checkout/commissioning, monitoring of job progress, etc.
Attend meetings—includes internal meetings (kickoff, job progress, design coordination, etc.) as well as job site meetings (coordination with Customer and other Stakeholders,
Coordinate, design and submittal planning with Authority Having Jurisdiction
Lead coordination of final checkout/commissioning with Authority Having Jurisdiction, Owner, Architect/Engineer, General Contractor/Construction Manager, etc.
Manage and execute contract change orders
Maintain and manage accurate Project Projection reports
Act as a face of the Company among our Customer base and industry, representing our identity: Professionalism, Quality, and Focus on Relationships
Work closely with Sales Representative and Design Department for communicating schedules, product/material information, coordination of work, etc.
Utilize accounting software (i.e. Timberline) for assistance with tracking costs, billing, receivables, etc.
Regular schedule 7:00 am - 4:00 pm with evenings and weekends required as needed per deadline requirements
Other duties as assigned
Two (2) to Four (4) year degree in construction, construction management, engineering or similar discipline required, and/or 5+ years’ experience in the fire sprinkler industry
NICET certification in water-based, Level III, highly preferred but not required; may be substituted for experience
Minimum of three (3) years of project management experience with Fire Protection Project Management experience, preferred
Good knowledge of Fire Protection industry
Strong organization skills, attention to detail and the ability to multi-task and sense of urgency
Ability to work as a team with a positive attitude and professional customer service skills
Effective communication, troubleshooting, and problem-solving skills
Proficient with MS Word and Excel
Ability to organize, prioritize and complete numerous tasks under time constraints
Ability to foresee events and anticipate changes in conditions and operations to the greatest extent possible and react to these appropriately
Valid driver’s license
Pre-employment drug test required prior to start
*Summit Companies is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer.
Additional Salary Information: Paid Time Off and Holidays. Summit Companies offers Medica, Dental, Vision plans, Flexible Spending Account options, 401(K) with match, employer paid Life and AD&D insurance, Long Term Disability insurance, and Supplemental Insurance options.
Internal Number: 1-75-0010
About Summit Companies
Fire Protection Services
No one brings more resources to your project.
Creating better fire protection for buildings requires a deep knowledge of all phases of the process. Summit Companies offers a full array of fire protection and related commercial services that give us a breadth and depth of knowledge that few can match.
We have a family of dedicated divisions that design, build, install, service and inspect fire sprinkler systems for every type of building. We also help clients with professional state-of-the-art fire protection consulting.
Each of our divisions—Construction; Rack; Industrial; Service & Inspection; Fire Consulting —brings specialized insight to our fire protection systems. Within our 50,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art headquarters facility in Minnesota we coordinate the expertise of these divisions and bring advanced technology to projects around the country, emphasizing collaboration and customer service to achieve successful results.
We are a total solutions company with a comprehensive approach, delivered by trained professionals with a focus on quality, service and competitive pricing. That’s why we can help you with any project, ranging from the relative...ly straightforward to the highly complex.
Bringing technical ability and experience to the job.
To make sure every fire protection project is handled the right way, we currently employ nearly 300 well trained and technically advanced staffers—many of them certified in their specialties. For example:
Summit Companies has the most certified fire protection professionals in the industry
We employ 4 Licensed Professional Engineers
We have 25+ NICET-certified Technical Engineers.
All Project Managers hold an OSHA 30 certification.
All field personnel hold an OSHA 10 certification.
Just as important as our leading-edge expertise is our employees’ focus on customer service and a world-class safety culture. Our employees take a can-do attitude to the job, collaborating with clients and each other to get the job done right.
High-tech facilities housing powerful capabilities.
Summit Companies is a highly advanced operation, housed in our 50,000 sq. foot state-of-the-art facility in Minnesota. Here, we provide our divisions and employees with a full spectrum of tools, technology, training and testing capabilities to help them do their job better.
With all divisions located alongside each other in our headquarters facility, we greatly emphasize communication between groups. From consulting to construction…to service…we share knowledge from each other’s experiences and build our overall skills while designing and installing better products.
This depth of knowledge and collaboration pays off in efficiency. It’s why we are able to provide an incredibly broad range of commercial services to our clients—on a growing national scale. You can count on us for a completely integrated, “one-call-gets-it-done” solution.