Senior Project Manager

in Santa Ana, CA

Senior Project Manager Job

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  • Job Location

    Santa Ana, CA 92703, US

  • Job Category

    Security Technology Services

  • Job Type

    Full Time

When you join Allied Universal® Technology Services, you are joining one of the fastest growing security systems integrators in North America. Build your career within a fast-paced, dynamic, and diverse environment that combines leading-edge technology solutions - electronic access control, video surveillance, alarm monitoring, emergency communications, robotics, drones, and other smart tech innovative solutions - with physical security solutions to safeguard our clients and our communities.

Allied Universal Technology Services is looking to hire a Senior Project Manager. The Senior Project Manager plans, organizes, directs, and controls project-planning and performance activities for effective management of electronic security installation projects to include, but not limited to, all aspects of systems scheduling, field installation, commissioning, and financial success. This role is responsible for overall project budget management, project surveys, material procurement, project implementation and inspection scheduling. The Senior Project Manager must be capable of executing the Project on time and within budget through effective communication, preparation and management of multiple projects varying in size and complexity.


  • Maintain an active and thoughtful communication pattern with vendors, internal and external customers while balancing time versus profits to make sure efforts reflect and anticipated return (revenue, growth, and customer retention)
  • Consistently and effectively determine, allocate, and maximize available resources through project planning to ensure the achievement of sales and project management objectives
  • Establish and maintain an in-depth knowledge of the industry and competitive practices as they relate to multiple markets.
  • Implement changes in project, contract price, and installation plans to include the estimation, development, and submission of Change Orders
  • Support company's invoicing and collection efforts by not only ensuring all contractual terms and conditions are met initially, but by ensuring all invoicing is completed accurately and on time by aggressively monitoring the reports in ERP System and following up with customers management and customers on a consistent basis
  • Manage Project budget and project P&L responsibility
  • Prepare the project installation plan, manages the plans, and prepares and implements job procedures
  • Maintain construction schedules and coordinates task-scheduling with other trades
  • Maintain all records of job status, job changes and material flow
  • Define project problems by working with financial, contract management and management tools to assure project profitability
  • Plan and schedules engineering, installation, and subcontracting activities on large and/or complex systems
  • Supervise installation labor and sub-contractors
  • Prioritize team workload to ensure quality results are delivered on time and within budget
  • Troubleshoot project issues and engage appropriate management and resources as needed
  • Develop fallback and contingency plans


  • Must possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Factory certifications in relevant technology platforms is a plus (Software House, Lenel, Brivo, Open Options, Exacq, American Dynamics, Milestone, OnSSI, etc.).
  • Must possess one or more of the following:
    • A minimum of three (3) years of experience in the electronic security industry
    • A minimum of two (2) years of related low voltage field
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, and SharePoint)
  • Ability to work independently, and perform tasks of moderate to high complexity, which requires knowledge of technical and business environments
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers.
  • Superb verbal and written communication skills
  • Team Player with strong work ethic
  • Excellent follow-up and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical decision-making capabilities
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate and influence others
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks while meeting strict deadlines
  • Ability to conduct site walks and attend onsite customer meeting


  • Solid knowledge of PM techniques and tools, general knowledge of contract laws and regulations
  • Associate’s Degree in Business, Technology, or related field
  • PMP from the Project Management Institute
  • Six (6) years of project management experience, electronic security industry experience
  • Five (5) years of experience in the electronic security industry
  • Experience in the security industry

Pay rate: $110,000-$130,000 (Depending on experience)

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Who We Are

Men and women who have served in the military are an integral part of Allied Universal and we salute our veterans and extend gratitude for your service.

Military service members are often on the front lines, sacrificing everything to protect our freedom. And at Allied Universal, these unsung heroes help do their part to serve, secure and care for the people and businesses in every corner of our communities.

When they join our ranks, they bring with them leadership attributes, significant life experiences and military core values that are a perfect fit to be successful among a large security force, helping to make a difference in our communities.

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