Vertiv Project Manager - Telecommunications in Kansas City, Missouri


Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of designated large-scale projects. May be overseeing a single or multiple projects as the situation allows. Will be responsible for ensuring the goals and objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frame and profitability by performing the following duties, personally and through assigned Field Engineers and Technicians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Reviews project proposal or plan to determine time frame, funding limitations, procedures for accomplishing project, staffing requirements, and allotment of available resources to various phases of project.

Confers with Service Center Manager or Region Director to outline work plan and assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority.

Establishes work plan and staffing for each phase of project, and arranges for assignment of project personnel.

Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.

Reviews status reports and other documentation prepared by project personnel, clients and other contractors and modifies schedules or plans as required.

Prepares and presents project reports for management, client, or others. Gathers and develops back-up material for change order requests.

Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve problems.

Coordinates project activities with clients and other contractors (as required).

Direct supervisory responsibility for Field Engineers and Technicians during the time frame they are assigned to projects.

Develops large-scale project management processes and routines for use throughout the Company.

Mentors junior personnel and teaches good project management practices.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

Graduate Engineer BSEE or BSME and six years of experience in Project, Construction, or Facilities Management. OR Graduate of applicable Electrical Technical/Trade School or Military equivalent and nine years minimum same or similar work experience. OR High school education or equivalent and ten years minimum same or similar work experience

Strong knowledge of the National Electric Code and various industry standards such as OSHA and NFPA.

Proficient with MS Word, Project, Excel, Power Point, Latista, Google Docs and other project management software and applications.

 Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, if required.

 Requires work in a service center or field environment, including extensive computer and telephone use.

Requires excellent verbal and writing skills to communicate effectively with clients and their representatives, contractors, field engineers, peers and management.

Requires mature judgment, responsible for assigned projects and supervises, organizes and directs the work of others.

Requires high degree of communication, supervisory and organization skills.

Willing to work flexible hours, weekends, holidays and night work. Must be available for out-of-town and international travel of up to several months.

Job: *Project Management

Title: Project Manager - Telecommunications

Location: Missouri-Kansas City

Requisition ID: 1800002724