Project Manager

Job Title:
Project Manager
Project Manager is involved with the design, production, programming, testing, field service, and training of Engineered Fire Systems.
Job Description:


  • Review job information on new jobs.
  • Confirm the job package is complete with site code, discounts, etc.
  • Confirm that there is a clear understanding of the scope of work.
  • Contact the customer to follow up after initial introduction from Coordinator.
  • Review equipment list for compatibility and completeness.
  • Review the location of critical equipment (control panels, annunciators, etc.)
  • Obtain a copy of the Specs and read it thoroughly.
  • Review Drawings and Jobsite. (Fire Marshal Approved Against Wilson Fire Equipment’s)
  • Confirm location of critical equipment (inquire w/client if necessary).
  • Confirm any variations in design from quote or estimate in the Turnover Meeting if there are any cost implications. Turnover Meeting involves Sales, Engineer and Project Manager.
  • Confirm all necessary specification and code compliance requirements (hardhat, steel toe, etc.), parking restrictions, working hours, prevailing wage, billing requirements, etc.
  • Confirm job schedule with client, if you have not received it from Project Coordinator. Critical dates in must be in writing.
  • Approve Budget in a timely manner, typically a 24HR Turnover.
  • Determine and maintain project scheduling.
  • Maintain weekly contact with your customer.
  • Layout preliminary schedule of installation showing rough-in, wire pull, device installation, start-up, and final test.
  • Attend jobsite meetings when applicable.
  • Get critical contact names and phone numbers such as electrical foreman, general contractor, etc.
  • Visit jobsite at least once a week prior to WFE manning the job to keep up to date on job progress.
  • Ensure that permit is obtained where required.
  • Requisition project materials for the job.
  • Plan Ahead
  • Estimate and order materials for installation.
  • Request purchases of projects as to “Just in Time” in order to improve cash flow.
  • Coordinate with warehouse manager to stage equipment for job.
  • Coordinate any changes in design or delivery with client prior to any changes. Also, notify any addicted WFE employee of the changes.
  • Schedule Manpower
  • Daily scheduling of work force
  • in-house with other Project Managers and Project Coordinator
  • Scheduling subcontractor work.
  • Oversee quality standards of subcontractors.
  • Approving Subcontract Cost
  • Forecast installation requirements-adjust work force as needed.
  • Fill out and approve time sheets every Monday
  • Work overtime as approved (by Installation Manager) and necessary to meet job deadlines.
  • Production
  • Supervise and/or install system in a cost effective but quality manner.
  • Maintain accurate job file including all correspondence, change orders, and up to date as-built drawings.
  • Perform programming of system as needed, verifying that system will meet all code and specification requirements.
  • Perform preliminary test and final test with AHJ and/or customer.
  • Certify system as required by the State of Texas and local AHJ.
  • Schedule and Perform customer training of the system as necessary. (With service tech)
  • Turn in all as-built drawings, signed FMLs to Installation Admin Staff, programming disc., signoff sheets to Installation Manger at jobs end and update Navision/PM Sheet accordingly.
  • Administration
  • Track all in-progress jobs in PM Sheets
  • Submittal Package to Customer
  • Track labor and equipment costs for job.
  • Track equipment order deliveries and notify PM.
  • Coordinate returned equipment for credit from manufacturer.
  • Submit billing information to accounting.
  • Log bad equipment and list what’s wrong with it per job. Have warehouse manager sign it.
  • Review job file at the end of the job for unpaid invoices.
  • Close out; final payment and retainage, warranty letters, etc.
  • Tools
  • Keep jobsite tools and equipment secure.
  • Maintain an accurate tool list for each individual Field Employee.
  • WFE Company Trucks (Project Managers and Technicians)
  • Maintain a clean vehicle at ALL times.
  • Have all maintenance performed when needed such as tire rotation, oil changes, repairs, etc.
  • Current with Monthly Truck Audits – log any damages right away.
  • Miscellaneous
  • Maintain good relationships with various contractors and customers.
  • Bring job in at under budget.
  • Look for ways to improve WFE’s efficacy and profit margin.

Technical Requirements

  • Working knowledge of general industrial controls.
  • Knowledgeable of industry manufacturers, distributors, and products.
  • Be proficient in the use of computer programs: Windows, Microsoft Excel, Word.
  • Excellent Organization skills
  • Proficient in the understanding of NFPA 72, 12, 12A, 2001, the various building codes, and other applicable industry codes.
  • Nicet Level II in “Fire Alarm Systems”
  • Nicet Level II in “Special Hazards”
  • State of Texas Fire Alarm Technician’s License
  • State of Texas Class A Extinguisher License.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $50,000.00 – $70,000.00 per year


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Compensation package:

  • Weekly pay

Experience level:

  • 2 years


  • 8 – hour shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed.

Send all inquiries and resumes to We look forward to hearing from you!