• Project Manager, Physical Security

    Posted Date 6 days ago(7/13/2018 6:51 AM)
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  • Overview

    Black Box Network Services is an Enterprise telecommunications systems integrator that implements solutions for Federal and Commercial customers worldwide. Black Box Corporation’s primary focus is the delivery and implementation of Physical Access and Security Systems, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Unified Communications, data, OSP and facilities solutions to customers globally. Join a team that sets the standard for superior performance and quality as recognized by our customers around the globe.


    The Security Project Manager directs projects with a focus on the Department of Corrections physical access and security systems. In addition to developing project plans, they oversee the work of various team members, which can include electricians, technicians, engineers, system designers and computer programmers. The Project Manager will manage our clients’ implementation from award through the duration of the project with minimal direction and oversight. The Project Manager will be relied upon to coordinate project meetings and activities with subcontractor personnel and multiple customer contacts throughout the project’s duration and must manage team resources effectively to meet all project requirements.  The ideal candidate will possess strong planning, organizational and communication skills with the ability to use MS Office including Excel, Word and Project effectively. The candidate must also be comfortable with his/her presentation skills as they will be required to routinely brief management and the customer regarding the status of the project. The Project Manager is expected to perform his/her duties with limited supervision, and must be capable of providing direction to project team members, including engineering and subcontractor resources. 


    • Minimum Bachelor’s degree, technical degree, relevant military experience, equivalent military training, or equivalent work experience working with security systems integration.
    • Reviews system designs, site configurations and installation schedules to ensure project goals will be achieved
    • Proactively plans, schedules and controls installation process from start to finish to ensure all project requirements are delivered on time
    • Achieves financial objectives by preparing a project budget, approving expenditures, monitoring variances, and initiating corrective actions
    • Orders equipment and manages delivery for all project installations
    • Establishes project team by sourcing, qualifying and negotiating with subcontractors, or directing internal technicians
    • Coordinates the work of all technicians and subcontractors with the Site Superintendent / General Contractor
    • Strong communication, presentation and public speaking skills are essential.  Coordination with a large and diverse user population required.
    • Strong computer skills with emphasis on applications are required; technical writing skills is required
    • Attention to detail and the ability to successfully handle multiple priorities simultaneously is required
    • Ability to work extremely flexible hours and support on-call duties and shift work is required
    • Ability to take ownership with minimal direction
    • Must be self-motivated with strong sense of ownership.  Must have strong problem solving skills and the ability to operate independently.  
    • An active DOD Security Clearance or the ability to obtain one is required
    • A valid US driver’s license is required
    • A valid U.S. Passport required
    • PMP certification preferred
    • Working knowledge of Department of Correction operating procedures a plus


    Black Box is an equal opportunity employer.  In accordance with federal, state and local laws, Black Box does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other protected status, and endorses those policies and practices which seek to recruit, hire, train and promote the most qualified persons into available jobs.


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