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Project Team Leader - Navy Marine Service - Federal Division in San Diego, CA at Johnson Controls

Date Posted: 12/8/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

What you will do
Under general supervision, responsible for the overall execution and performance of mechanical projects for Navy marine equipment. Responsible for achieving financial results on assigned projects. Provides project coordination for day to day activities of mechanics and sub-contractors. Secures new work and change orders from the existing customer base. Provides mechanical project estimating and estimating reviews. Acts as a technical resource for Sales. Responsible for overall project safety program compliance.

Location: San Diego, CA area
Benefits: Eligible for benefits on first day of employment
Vacation: Eligible for 3 weeks of paid vacation per calendar year

How you will do it
1. Plans, executes and controls assigned projects. Oversees the mechanical retrofit process to insure that it is performed in accordance with Johnson Controls standard practices. Facilitates escalation of product related problems.
2. Secures new work and change orders from the existing customer base. Estimates mechanical work and presents proposals to the customer.
3. Acts as a technical resource for Sales. Assists sales in project development efforts and performs pre-bid reviews.
4. Recruits, hires and supervises resources to staff the project team. Interfaces with the Truck Based team(s) to control manpower to proper staffing levels.
5. Reviews and interprets contract Terms and Conditions.
6. Coordinates the drawing layouts / detailing for proper job installation.
7. Analyzes financial reporting systems and project schedules to proactively address potential problems and manage risk. Investigates solutions and establishes project recovery plans.
8. Provides ongoing cost and estimate analysis reporting. Manages allocation of costs to financial reporting systems.
9. Uses Johnson Controls standard tracking and reporting tools to effectively communicate project progress and financial status to management.
10. Proactively investigates opportunities for improvements in the project scope that will result in value added change orders. Performs associated cost estimates, prepares proposals and secures customer acceptance.
11. Responsible for asset management including collections, cost control, progress billings and payables.
12. Oversees assigned projects for compliance with specifications, local codes and installation techniques.
13. Uses negotiation skills to consistently resolve disputes.
14. Manages material procurement, warehousing and logistics processes.
15. Provides high quality written communications. Ensures project document controls are in compliance with contract requirements and Johnson Controls standards.
16. Develops and maintains viable long-term relationships with customers and subcontractors. Attends job progress meetings as required. Ensures subcontractors understand expectations of the project.
17. Ensures transition to appropriate Johnson Controls Truck-based team is achieved.
18. Coordinates performance of owner training requirements.
19. Adheres to safety standards. Insures that Johnson Controls team members, and subcontractors adhere to safety standards.

Job Requirements

What we look for

1. Eight or more years of comprehensive, technical and operational knowledge of the service business, preferably related to  HVAC maintenance and service types of projects.
2. Ability to lead assigned mechanics and subcontractors on a portfolio of projects.
3. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills. 
4. Must have the ability to communicate technical information to a non-technical audience.
5. Proficient in Project Management software and financial accounting systems. 
6. Strong Personal Computer capabilities in MS Office (excel, word, power point), Adobe Writer, Visio and basic Windows environment. 
7. Some travel may be required and will vary on project assignment. Projects may exist outside of assigned geography.
8. The ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance. (This involves a background/character, criminal history, employment, and credit check.)

1. Two to four years of engineering or trade school training such as an engineering degree or equivalent
2. Installation and Service experience related to complex HVAC Mechanical systems and equipment
3. Experience working with projects related to Navy marine equipment maintenance.

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Division: JCFS (Johnson Controls Federal Systems)


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