The project manager takes a comprehensive approach to developing and managing projects.They carry the responsibility of making decisions and taking actions that lead to successful outcomes; getting projects proposed and approved so signs can be fabricated and installed as efficiently and expertly as possible.
With initial guidance from sales manager, develop, coordinate and manage signage projects from customer request through billing.
Assess customer requests and expectations, and make recommendations for signage to best meet objectives within the constraints of existing conditions and budgets.
Perform code checks to research town zoning and building requirements for signage.
Perform site surveys, taking complete measurements and photographs of all details in order to accurately develop signage proposals and production / installation plans.
Work with internal departments (and occasionally, subcontractors) to manage project details and timelines for all stages: design, permitting, estimating, manufacture & installation.
Communicate with all involved parties to keep projects running on time and on budget, responding to and resolving any issues in a timely manner.
Maintain accurate, up-to-date, organized, and detailed files on all project information in job tracking software and company files.
Previous project management, technical/construction experience
Previous sign or construction industry experience preferred
Ability to read building elevations
Ability to use email, Microsoft Office, and to learn sign job management software
Ability to assess projects and situations to identify needs, risks, and best approach
Ability to work quickly and effectively under pressure and juggle multiple projects and deadlines, pushing forward to each next milestone
Ability to listen/understand and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
Ability to foster excellent customer relationships
Professional attitude, demeanor & dress
Must be assertive and tactful
Must be extremely detail oriented
Must be organized to keep track of all project information
Valid license and clean driving record
Responsibility, honesty, respect, enthusiasm, motivation and engagement, with customers and colleagues