Project Manager

Pleasant Hill, CA

The Opportunity

Operational Technology Integrators (OTI) is seeking qualified applicants for Controls Project Manager in our Pleasant Hill, CA office. Candidates must live in and be willing to work in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. OTI specializes in installing, programming, and integrating control systems and other IoT building technologies for commercial buildings including data centers, commercial office buildings, hospitals and higher education.

Under minimal supervision, the successful candidate will manage multiple projects overseeing efforts related to the installation, programming and commissioning and general servicing of automatic control systems. These systems may include HVAC, Power Metering, Lighting Control, Access Control, and Video Surveillance. Responsible for high levels of customer satisfaction through direct, on site, customer interface. With a high level of complete technical competence, attends project meetings, works with control technicians, service technician and mechanical technicians on building automation activities. Properly completes required project and service documentation.

Principal Duties

  • Attend project meetings in person or over the air.
  • Demostrates technical compentency of complex control systems, integration strategies, and project schedules related to digital controls systems.
  • Consults with the customer through data gathered and site assessments. Assists sales by providing technical recommendations for sales leads.
  • Manages assigned work to meet professional and efficient execution of time and customer satisfaction.
  • Reports problems or changes to management immediately. Interfaces with Account Manager(s) or subcontractor(s) on projects to coordinate activities as required in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Provides sketches of field changes and discrepancies for engineering corrections and drawings. May assist with job layouts and bid proposals.
  • Communicates with customer upon arrival and before leaving the work site. Ensures high levels of customer satisfaction.
  • Meets regularly with customer to become familiar with operating problems. Keeps customer informed on the nature of service provided, outstanding issues and recommends system enhancements, upgrades, and or replacement. Promotes the sale of add-on work.
  • Adheres to all OTI and customer safety standards. Provides safety leadership and instruction to all controls technician. Provides safety awareness while working on site with OTI subcontractors.>
  • Assists in the education and training efforts in control systems operations.


Educational Requirements

  • Vocational school, four year program graduate or an Associates degree in electronics, mechanical systems, computer technology, air conditioning or similar field.
  • Relevant experience in HVAC Controls, Lighting Controls, or Access Controls may offset education requirements.

Must have the following professional abilities

  • Effective interpersonal skills to represent the company to customers and other outside contacts in an ethical and professional manner.
  • Must have demonstrated understanding of computer programs and software applications as related to the HVAC Industry.
  • Must be proficient with standard Windows computer programs in a Windows 10 environment, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills as well as the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management and customers

Preferred professional abilities include

  • Knowledge of the Niagara AX and/or Niagara 4 Framework(s)
  • KMC Controls, Honeywell WEBs, Johnson Controls FX, or EASYIO programming knowledge
  • Familiarity with 3rd Party Commissioning
  • We offer competitive compensation, as well as medical and dental benefits and 40lk.

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