Automation and Controls - Assistant Project Manager

<strong>McKenney’s has been going strong for more than seven decades. Our culture values people and ideas, and we work together to deliver the most innovative solutions to our customers. We help you grow in your career through training and support, and as an equal opportunity employer, we provide comprehensive benefits and give you a firm foundation for the future.</strong>

Atlanta, GA

McKenney's Inc.

<h4><strong>BUILDING A HIGHER STANDARD<br /></strong></h4> <p><strong><br /> Since 1948, our proven approach has ensured high-quality solutions at every stage of a building. But we know that providing the highest level of services takes the right people and a healthy environment. With this in mind, our focus is to improve the lives of our customers, employees and communities around us through all aspects of what we do.<br /> <br /> Self-performance of all trades, in-house shops and over seven decades of experience have made us the top choice in mechanical contractors, providing highly efficient mechanical systems and a full range of services that meet your unique needs.</strong></p>

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Overview: <p class="jobtitle">Are you ready for a career and not just a job?&nbsp; Do you want a challenging opportunity to use your automation&nbsp;controls or HVAC mechanical &nbsp;project management skills?&nbsp;&nbsp;We are seeking a&nbsp;talented professional&nbsp;to join our staff as an assistant project manager.</p> <p>The&nbsp; primary focus will be to act in support of existing ACS Project Managers and provide coordination in the areas of manpower allocation and support, material logistics, installation supervision, estimating and pricing, preconstruction reviews, and project documentation.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Estimating and budgeting</li> <li>Written proposals</li> <li>Marketing/sales</li> <li>Customer development and retention</li> <li>Planning and scheduling</li> <li>Cost control</li> <li>Ensuring quality and performance</li> <li>Timely invoicing of all work completed to date and conscientious follow-up on collection of money due to ensure positive cash flow</li> <li>Supervision of field crews</li> <li>Safety awareness, training, promotion</li> <li>Warranty administration</li> <li>Design coordination</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p>BASIC QUALIFICATIONS&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <ul> <li>Bachelor's degree or&nbsp; at least 4 years of field leadership experience</li> <li>At least one year of&nbsp; automation controls experience in the HVAC mechanical, Audio&nbsp; Visual, Security or Lighting industries.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Must have PC experience in Windows environments including a working knowledge of spreadsheets, e-mail, and Web-enabled applications</li> </ul> <p>PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS</p> <ul> <li>Mechanical, Electrical, Computer, or Construction degree</li> <li>Co-op or intern experience in this field</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Detail oriented</li> <li>Ability to work on multiple tasks at different stages of completion</li> <li>Ability to respond to urgent requests and complete urgent tasks</li> <li>Strong mechanical aptitude</li> <li>Must have a professional appearance and demeanor</li> <li>Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals</li> <li>Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities with minimal guidance.</li> <li>Must possess and maintain exceptional work ethic as well as uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others.</li> <li>Must have PC experience in Windows environments, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, Web-enabled applications, and database software.</li> <li>Must be a self-starter, with ability to work well as part of a team and independently</li> <li>Basic understanding of computer IP networks</li> <li>Familiarity with mechanical concepts such as flow, pressure, and heat transfer.</li> </ul> <p>&nbsp;</p> <p><strong><u>WORKING CONDITIIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORTS</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Work involves moderate exposure to elements, such as hot/cold temperatures, dirt, dust, and/or loud noises.</li> <li>Work environment involves some exposure to construction-related hazards or physical risks, which require following basic safety precautions.</li> <li>Light physical effort. Requires handling of average-weight objects up to 25 pounds and some standing or walking.&nbsp;&nbsp;</li> <li>Work requires local and occasional out-of-town travel to job sites and customer locations.</li> </ul> <p>Moving Safety Forward, our initiative for continuous improvements in our safety culture, reminds us that we are on a journey toward a zero-incident culture.&nbsp; In all we do, we must work to build a partnership with our employees, customers and business associates that empowers them all with the ability to do their jobs safely.</p>