Western States Fire Protection Company Fire Protection Service Project Manager / Designer in Fort Collins, Colorado
Western States Fire Protection (WSFP) and its subsidiaries are more than a company. We are a family of unique individuals committed to our purpose, our values, and each other and we believe in making our own luck, creating our own opportunities. WSFP accomplishes this by constantly innovating, finding ways to create new value and seizing new opportunities.
Protecting lives and property since 1985, WSFP and its subsidiaries specializes in Life Safety Systems. Our values are simple: integrity, quality, safety, professionalism, commitment.
What we offer:
Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
Flex Spending (FSA) (Cafeteria Plan)
Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
Paid Time Off (PTO)
Fire Protection Service Project Manager / Designer
The Service Project Manager/Designer holds overall management responsibility for all aspects of fire protection construction projects from conception through systems functioning as intended. They will also design and coordinate fire sprinkler systems for commercial, industrial, and residential buildings. He/she will oversee or conduct scheduling, planning, actual construction, expediting, inspection, quality control, and total delivery of the project according to established criteria. He/she is responsible for the initial planning of a project, tracking, forecasting, and communicating all costs, profits, and financial measures of the project. Through coordination with the site superintendent, the PM will organize and manage all the elements involved in construction - labor, temporary and permanent materials, equipment, supplies, utilities, and time.
Review construction contract documents and coordinate with Subcontractors and General Contractor/Owner to gather the required information to design the project’s sprinkler system
Through use of analytical thinking and problem solving, determine construction feasibility and systems possibilities
Create detailed drawings through extensive use of AutoCAD, AutoSprink or HydraCAD type programs
Create stock list for all material required throughout the project
Perform hydraulic calculations
Develop initial schedules for preliminary project work
Maintain design historical records and historical records for all functions for future use
Develop positive and ongoing relationships with customers to ensure company is meeting customers’ expectations
Coordinate with other departments within office to ensure proper handover of job information
Conduct long range project planning and scheduling
Monitor and manage projects to comply with safety, quality, productivity and profitability requirements
Directly manage field labor force of assigned project to assure maximum productivity
Track employee hours and crew mix rates for each project
Ensure proper staffing is in place on each project
Identify changes in projects that impact cost, schedule or labor requirements
Make sure change orders/ change estimates are completed in a timely manner
Monitor project billings for accuracy and maintenance of a positive cash flow
Continually monitor progress of projects; review reports to ensure compliance with schedule and budgetary guidelines
Assist/ lead during field check stage of the project
Forecast future manpower requirements
Oversee work of Subcontractors
Ensure work complies with codes and permits
Administer construction contracts; approve work quality and payment requests
NICET Certification required – Either “In Training” or NICET Level I, II, III or IV Certified
Demonstrated ability with AutoCAD, AutoSprink, HydraCAD or other specialized fire sprinkler layout software
Proven ability and track record of performing work in a timely manner and meeting deadlines
Three years' successful construction industry experience with knowledge of Fire Protection industry
Five years' experience in commercial, industrial design.
Ability to coordinate and work well with others
Excellent communication skills: written and verbal
Willing to regularly travel overnight if required.
Willing to pass a post-offer drug screen test, background and reference check
All qualified applicants with Western States Fire Protection Company will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin or status as a qualified individual with a disability or protected veteran.
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