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Position: Project Manager

Idesco Corp. is looking to hire a Project Manager. The position is based in New York City 37 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010.

The primary function of this position is to manage multiple, concurrent projects of varying sizes by coordinating internal and external labor to meet our high standards and customer expectations. 

A successful project manager will finish his project on time, stay on budget, meet all the project requirements and make sure that customers are fully satisfied.

The Project Manager will report directly to the Operations Manager.

Idesco Corp., a leading integrator of security systems, is looking for a Project Manager in New York, NY.

Company Description:

Idesco Corp. has been providing integrated security solutions to the most prestigious organizations for over 71 years. Idesco designs and manages a wide array of security products including access control systems, video surveillance, biometrics, ID badging solutions, turnstiles and visitor management systems.

Major television networks, large municipalities and prestigious universities depend on Idesco to protect them.

The Position:

Idesco Corp. is looking to hire a Project Manager. The position is based in New York City 37 West 26th Street, New York, NY 10010.

The primary function of this position is to manage multiple, concurrent projects of varying sizes by coordinating internal and external labor to meet our high standards and customer expectations. 

A successful project manager will finish his project on time, stay on budget, meet all the project requirements and make sure that customers are fully satisfied.

The Project Manager will report directly to the Operations Manager.

Essential duties and responsibilities include, but not limited to:

  • Extensively utilize information systems to plan, initiate, manage, and close out projects
  • Work performed on construction sites and, as-needed when required to complete a project, install equipment in unusual and sometimes difficult positions, which may involve climbing ladders, working above ceilings, etc.
  • Plan, schedule and control the installation process from start to finish, ensuring all project requirements are delivered on time
  • Achieve financial objectives by preparing a project budget, approving expenditures, monitoring variances, and initiating corrective actions
  • Order equipment and manages delivery for all project installations
  • Establish project team by sourcing, qualifying and negotiating with subcontractors, or directing internal technicians
  • Coordinate the work of all technicians and subcontractors with the Site Superintendent / General Contractor
  • Hold team members accountable for assigned deliverables at specified milestones, remedying variances through coaching, counseling and collaborating
  • Inspect the quality of the work done by technicians and subcontractors, directing rework when quality standards are not achieved
  • Manage projects through the consistent use of a centralized company database, enabling both Project Managers and company management to access accurate and timely project status reports
  • Anticipate and identify problems early and implements solutions that appear seamless to our customers, including negotiating and implementing appropriate change orders
  • Approve all project documents in a timely manner from technicians and sub-contractors, validating accuracy of each item or requests corrected forms
  • Meet all requirements related to project closeout, including AHJ approvals and final invoicing
  • Act as the champion for safety practices for each installation
  • Have final responsibility for the quality of finished projects that are assigned
  • Confirm user acceptance and conducts/coordinates customer training / activation sessions

Job requirements:

Candidates must meet or exceed the following job requirements:

  • Experience in installing security systems (intrusion, surveillance, or access control) in commercial environments
  • Knowledge of Access Control Systems (Amag, S2, Lenel or Genetec)
  • Ability to manage all aspects of installation projects and direct the activities of technicians
  • Proficient computer skills for scheduling, communicating, tracking and calculating
  • Familiarity with a variety of construction concepts, practices and procedures
  • Must pass pre-employment background check & drug screen
  • Must have a valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Related diploma/degree in a technical discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Project management certification

Skills, Abilities, other Attributes:

  • Attention to detail
  • Good organization skills
  • Strong written/verbal communication
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Excellent hand and power tool skills

Compensation:

  • Base salary (based on experience)
  • Complete benefits package
    • 401(k)
    • Medical
    • Dental
  • Vacation and sick days

How to apply:

Please send your resume and salary requirements to jobs@idesco.com.