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Project Manager - OCONUS Projects - Remote / Virtual

Company: Johnson Controls, Inc.
Location: Orlando
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

As a trusted partner to the federal government for more than 100 years, Johnson Controls Federal Systems (JCFS) provides energy efficient solutions, and installs and maintains building technologies at more than 750 federal sites and military installations worldwide. As part of the Johnson Controls team, a Fortune 500 company with over 100,000 employees, with the largest portfolio of building technologies and solutions in the world, we are passionate about designing, constructing, and maintaining security, energy efficiency, water, utility savings, and fire projects at federal and military sites around the world. We are seeking a Project Manager to support our Outside the Continental United States (OCONUS) team supporting U.S. government projects, primarily for the Department of Defense, in foreign countries (no designated war zone countries). Travel is based on the project needs, but typically around 25%. If you have a desire to see the world then this is the opportunity for you. Location: Remote / Virtual (work from home) - can be based anywhere in the United States. Will require around 25% international travel in roughly 2 week durations. Will not travel to any designated war zone countries unless on a volunteer basis. Benefits: Eligible for benefits on first day of employment Vacation: Eligible for 3 weeks of paid vacation per calendar year What you will do Responsible for the profitable execution of assigned Building Automation and Technologies projects (HVAC, HVAC Building Automation and Controls, Electronic Security Systems, Utility Monitoring and Metering systems, SCADA, power generation, etc). Ensures that assigned projects are done accurately, on-time, billed, within budget and within scope of the contract. Maintains positive cash flow. Actively pursues selling change orders. 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. Responsible for following consistent and repeatable project management procedures and processes. Maintains an effective balance between customer satisfaction and project financial results. How you will do it * Acts as the primary leader for teams on assigned projects. Develops project schedules and executes according to plan for assigned projects. * Evaluates the contractual scope of work and the impact of client issued bulletins, field directives and / or scheduling changes. Actively pursues additional work through change orders. Performs associated cost estimates, prepares proposals and negotiates final settlement price and customer acceptance. * Manages costs, billings and collections. Completes project billings in a timely and accurate format to the client. Maintains profitability goals and positive cash flow. * When equipment is included in project, work with Project Engineer to manage cost, billings and collections. * Reviews and interprets contract Terms and Conditions. * Analyzes financial reporting systems and project schedules to proactively address potential problems. Effectively communicates project progress, issues and financial status to management as required. * Manages risks and establishes project recovery plans when required. Resolves disputes with minimal need for escalation. * Negotiates, prepares and issues subcontracts. * Ensures project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements and JCFS standards. * Oversees project construction for compliance with specifications, local codes and installation techniques. * Manages the selection, ordering, and delivery schedule of materials to be procured for the projects assigned. * Develops and maintains viable long-term relationships with customers, consultants, prime contractors and subcontractors. Attends job progress meetings as required. Ensures subcontractors understand expectations of the project. * Coordinates with team for allocation of resources needed to meet project objectives. Ensures any engineering and commissioning performed by the field team is in accordance with established standards. Facilitates escalation of product related problems. * Assists in project development efforts. * Coordinates customer-training requirements What we look for Required: * Eight (8) or more years of project management experience in the Building Construction Industry. * Project management experience with projects related to building technologies (HVAC, HVAC building automation/controls, Electronic Security, Utility Monitoring/Metering, SCADA, Power Generation, etc) * Able to execute projects of higher project and contract complexity. * Experience in dealing with a large and diverse number of simultaneous challenges, requiring knowledge of many different disciplines * Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. * Must have the ability to communicate technical material to a non-technical audience. * Able to travel internationally around 25%. This will vary on project assignment. * Proficient in Project Management software and financial accounting systems. * Strong Personal Computer working capabilities in MS Office (excel, word, powerpoint), Adobe Writer, Visio and basic Windows environment. * The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance required. (This involves a background/character, criminal history, employment, and credit check.) * In order to meet the increasing demands of our customers and comply with the Federal orders, where legally permissible, we will require being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment and submit proof in our Johnson Controls Vaccination Tracker upon hire. Preferred * Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture or an Associates Degree with equivalent work related experience. * P&L management experience * Experience working with federal government contracts * Experience supporting projects in foreign countries Who we are If you'd like to learn more about who we are, what we do, and the systems and products we work with please check out our "take a journey" video on Youtube to learn more. (Around 7 minutes long) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GvGYkasvEwM 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. Division: JCFS (Johnson Controls Federal Systems)

Keywords: Johnson Controls, Inc., Orlando , Project Manager - OCONUS Projects - Remote / Virtual, Professions , Orlando, Florida

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