Project Manager
San Francisco , California
January 22, 2017
Do you have project management experience in the construction industry? Can you manage multiple projects at one time? Do you enjoy working in a dynamic environment? If so, we have a job for you!

Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, energy-saving ReGen™ drives and NCE "green" escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team of 60,000 employees that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!

We have entry level opportunities for individuals interested in project management to successfully manage traction & hydraulic elevator projects in a very active new construction market. The successful candidate will be in charge of coordinating all contract activities from the project award stage to completion of the elevator and escalator installation. The successful candidate will provide a progress review of projects to ensure that contract documents are consistent with the required scope of the project. Candidate will communicate directly with multiple representatives of the general contractors, owners, architects and designers, State and Local authorities and regulatory agencies concerning project design, preparations, and scheduling of installation for the equipment. Candidate will also work closely with the internal sales staff, construction superintendents and senior leadership to ensure a successful project from both the financial and customer perspectives. This position will require the candidate to periodically work on a job site.

Additional responsibilities include: overseeing all aspects of the day-to-day management of new equipment projects and establishing performance and delivery criteria. The candidate will manage and resolve disputes and should be skilled to identify issues early and be adept at problem solving. The candidate should be versed in contract writing and administration, and will perform customary construction process duties that include managing billing, consultant and contractors' payments, processing RFIs and optimizing change order opportunities, as well as maximizing project cash coverage.
Preferred candidate will have related construction project management experience; requires knowledge of the principals of cost estimating, scheduling and contract administration; ability to accurately interpret construction contractual documents and contract modifications to determine cost of such change; accurately analyze situations and assist in developing contingencies for estimates and ability to read and review architectural and structural drawings. Must possess proficient oral and written communication and presentation skills and be able to communicate effectively with wide variety of people with diverse background of all levels and disciplines. Must be able to develop and maintain positive, cooperative, team-oriented relationships with co-workers, supervisors, managers, clients and others in contact with the job.
Education information
Bachelor's degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or business administration required.

A little about us:
Otis Elevator Company is the world's largest manufacturer and maintainer of people-moving products, including elevators, escalators and moving walkways - a constant, reliable name for more than 160 years.

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