Westchester, Illinois

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 Security Access Control Installation Manager. The Installation Manager manages the overall execution and performance of the field installation staff. Ensures branch goals and objectives are met. Goals and objectives are aligned with the Branch in terms of supervising employees to ensure schedules are maintained and projects proceed according to plans, job specifications and cost estimates. Installation Manager will work in accordance with the organization's office policies and procedures, keeping in mind the overall core values of Allied Universal Technology Services.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:
  • Supervises the activities and performance of all project management, system installation and commissioning employees for installed work. Provides technical support, expertise, leadership and accountability for installed projects in assigned geographic area or location. Plans, organizes, directs and controls all installation and engineering activities.
  • Hiring, recruiting, retention and training needs for operations installation staff
  • Builds and maintains an effective operations organization committed to customer and employee satisfaction and profitable growth
  • Establishes goals and development plans for all direct reports. Evaluates employee performance and works with general manager on salary management
  • Supervise performance of field installation staff and responds to escalated issues in field
  • Communicate with management directives to field staff and ensure compliance (WFS, Safety, etc.)
  • Coordinate with several departments related to installation projects
  • Works with operations team for Sales-to-Ops and Install-to-Service turnovers.
  • Develops manpower schedules and loading to ensure contract and project compliance
  • Oversees installation delivery and COSC/COFS completion
  • Manage installation projects for prevention of project slippage
  • Site Visits to ensure QC of various projects; ensure conformance to client specifications and company requirements
  • Follows up on customer satisfaction issues and drives resolution
  • Engage company resources to resolve customer issues outside of project scope
  • Promotes the securing of change orders
  • Onsite support & guidance for newer technical staff
  • Provide project folders to operations team for project close-out process
  • Works with operations teams with MPC process
  • Serves as safety champion for responsible branch(s). Ensure reports, incidents, workers' compensation (injury) reports, OSHA logs are funneled to the proper personnel and are up-to-date and complete

Knowledge, Skills and Requirements
  • High School Degree or equivalent required, Bachelor degree preferred
  • 5 - 7 years of experience in Engineering or Project Management (techniques & tools)
  • Possess a valid Driver's License with at least one year of driving experience, a clean driving record (no major violations within last 36 months, no more than 1 accident in last 24 months, no more than one minor moving violation in last 24 months), a minimum level of insurance as required by Company policy, and the ability to safely operate a vehicle required.
  • Possession of state specific licensing (i.e. Class D or Alarm Installer etc.) or ability to apply and hold license once in position
  • Experience with any or all of the following preferred: Software House, Lenel, Open Options, AMAG, S2, Bravo, Milestone, Exact and ONSSI
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Project, SharePoint and Word)
  • Ability to travel to job-sites as needed (overnight travel maybe required for work at remote site projects, meetings, and/or training)
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with both internal and external customers
  • Must be able to manage multiple tasks while meeting strict deadlines
  • Must be detail-oriented and organized
  • Strong, planning and reporting skills
  • Possess excellent verbal, written communication and follow-up skills
  • Strong analytical and decision making abilities
  • Self-motivated with the ability to motivate and influence others

Allied Universal® is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, age, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status or relationship/association with a protected veteran, or any other basis or characteristic protected by law. For more information: www.aus.com

If you have any questions regarding Equal Employment Opportunity, Affirmative Action, Diversity and Inclusion, have difficulty using the online system and require an alternate method to apply, or require an accommodation at any time during the recruitment and/or employment process, please contact our local Human Resources department. To find an office near you, please visit: www.aus.com/offices .

Westchester, Illinois

We are North America’s leading security services provider with over 200,000 phenomenal employees. At Allied Universal, we pride ourselves on fostering a promote from within culture. There are countless examples of individuals who began their career as Security Professionals and today hold positions on our senior leadership team. In fact, over 65% of our managerial positions are filled by internal candidates.

For all full-time positions, we offer medical, dental and vision coverage, life insurance, 401K, employee assistance programs, company discounts, perks and more! We also offer part-time and flexible schedules!

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