Technical Project Manager – CEC – Cedar Rapids, IA

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CEC

OBJECTIVE :
Manage your assigned territories personnel and projects with a goal of technology mastery and delivery of world class technology experiences that improve the lives of our people and partners.

CORE RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to the following:

Follow PMO project process and ensure each assigned step is followed for the ultimate customer experience.

Overall authority on assigned project installation preparedness, execution and close out

Ensure all projects are on time, on budget and by specifications

Ensure team is entering time daily with detailed notes and approve weekly timesheets and expense reports for accuracy.

Ensure assigned personnel have the needed training and certifications to complete assigned projects

Establish and monitor professional growth for team’s chosen career paths and provide scheduled opportunities to discuss, i.e. Annual Performance Reviews

Ensure compliance of CEC Suite requirements, quality and standards in reference to scheduled projects

Assign and oversee the daily tasks of Operations personnel while ensuring all subordinates are actively working toward established milestones

Hold regular team meetings to determine progress and address any questions or challenges regarding projects and personnel

Determine and define clear roles and responsibilities for project personnel daily

Ensure assigned personnel are following all CEC policies and procedures, providing positive reinforcement and disciplinary action as required

Research and evaluate tool and technology options and weigh the cost/benefit analysis when making purchases on behalf of the company

Recruit and train exceptional employees to fulfill posted positions within assigned team

Establish communications strategy with assigned customers and CEC PMO during project life cycle

Act as primary contact for customer escalations and respond promptly with a resolution or escalate to CEC management

Measure individual assigned projects performance in real time, perform risk management and establish corrective action as needed

Perform Post Project Reports to communicate project successes and areas for improvement

Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs using appropriate verification techniques

Service On Call duties as assigned

Perform other related duties as assigned

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Directly supervises, Operations field staff in the assigned CEC offices. Technical Project Manager will provide overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of field staff to achieve operational goals. Daily supervision of non-assigned personnel on projects will be as needed.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
6+ years of technology experience within CEC or similar company.

3+ years of leadership experience within CEC or similar company

3 safety related certifications

1 proficiency in a CEC Technology – proficiency is determined by CEC Operations Managers.

2 Industry certifications (i.e. NICET, Bicsi, CTS, etc.)

3 CEC Business training session

2 CEC Leadership training session

Industry certifications and trainings can/will be obtained during the first year of employment to meet the minimum qualifications when applicable.

OTHER SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Must have strong communication skills and general construction or mechanical knowledge.

Knowledge of communications systems, including audio, video, security, fire alarm, wireless, and data networks.

PC proficiency (Windows environment) and working knowledge of Excel is preferred.

PHYSICAL, MENTAL AND ENVIRONMENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate and lead well at all levels of the organization and with staff at remote locations essential.

Good presentation skills, large and small groups

Problem solving, creative skills and the ability to exercise sound judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analyses.

High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

High level of integrity and dependability with a strong sense of urgency and results-orientation.

The duties of this job require the employee to effectively speak and understand English language communications.

The employee is required to stand, walk, climb, sit and use hands and fingers.

Lifting of objects is required, up to 50lbs.

Reaching, grasping and carrying activities are also required.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Although most work is performed inside, occasional outside activities are subject to seasonal temperature fluctuations.

“Physical, Mental and Environmental Requirements” describe those functions considered to be essential to the performance of the job. All requirements may be modified to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Communications Engineering Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We are committed to achieving and maintaining a diverse workforce. Qualified females, minorities, veterans and disabled individuals are encouraged to apply

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