Sr. Project Manager (Fire Alarm / Life Safety) – Smart Buildings - Metro NY/NYC (Morristown, NJ)

Job Description

Who designs your future? You do.

Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem-solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens!

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure:
Our Project Managers coordinate and deliver multiple, simultaneous fire and life safety projects of various complexities. As a Project Manager, you will have fiscal responsibility for all project facets, including project billing, job cost reporting, and overall customer satisfaction.

This position is based out of Morristown, NJ, and manages projects in NYC (5 boroughs)/Northern NJ, which requires frequent travel to these locations.


  • Review project specifications, drawings and project-specific documents to establish project intent
  • Develop and maintain a project schedule and coordinate needs with the project team; identify time-sensitive installation needs
  • Manage the requisition of supplies and materials to complete projects
  • Review plans and specifications and participate in project cost reviews
  • Assist Operations Manager in the solicitation and contracting of subcontractors
  • Conduct an orientation for project technicians and provide all necessary project documentation, including scope of work, drawings, applicable specifications, application-engineered drawings, project contacts, etc.
  • Track resources and project progress
  • Document project events that impact the schedule, scope of work, and project efficiency
  • Pursue project-specific change-order opportunities
  • Coordinate and pursue project-specific billing; coordinate with Accounting team and Operations Manager
  • Schedule project-specific commissioning resources and provide commissioning documentation
  • Expedite the return of project-specific mark-ups for as-built development
  • Complete project-specific close-out documentation
  • Effectively manage and coordinate subcontractors to meet scope, scheduling, and financial requirements
  • Adhere to local, corporate, and OSHA safety policies and procedures; report unsafe conditions and actions


  • Associate or Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred, however, candidates with directly related experience along with a High School Diploma or state-recognized GED will also be considered
  • Technical experience in the commercial fire and life safety industry; 5+ years preferred
  • Knowledgeable in local and national (NFPA) fire alarm codes and regulations
  • NICET Level II Certification in Fire Alarm preferred
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry applications; ability to read and understand drawings and specifications, and electrical, network, and control wiring diagrams
  • Ability to work in a team environment providing dedicated support to our customers
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project
  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without the need for employer-based sponsorship currently or in the future
  • Must be 21 years of age and possess a valid driver's license with limited violations

This position may support a Siemens customer who may require all employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.


  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Health, dental, and vision plans with options
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company cell phone and laptop
  • Extensive product training and professional career development
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available


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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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