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Project Manager

CertaSite | Dayton OH 45414 USA | Full Time | Posted: 06/11/2024

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We are looking for a life safety project manager, responsible for delivering a multitude of projects on time, accurately, and within budget for CertaSite customers. The life safety project manager requires the ability to solve problems, multitask, and collaborate with engineers, technicians, operations leaders, support staff, our customers and other key stakeholders to deliver the most dependable and simplified life safety solution on the planet. This is a fast paced and demanding role with high visibility within the company. This role reports to the general manager.


  • Education & Certification reimbursement program
  • Referral bonuses starting at $1,000 per referral
  • Comprehensive medical plan options, including dental and vision
  • 401K plan with company match
  • Generous paid time off, paid holidays, and paid parental leave
  • Management opportunities
  • Company giveaways
  • Opportunities for community service and charity involvement
  • Work at a mission-driven company, focused on people
  • Continued growth and expansion into new markets and products and services


  • Liaise with local jurisdictions from the point of preliminary design through the permitting process and construction completion
  • Prepare construction documents including drawings, specifications, and reports for buildings in retail, restaurant, office, multifamily residential, and institutional market sectors
  • Play an active role in project meetings with clients and colleagues
  • Provide administrative support for installations and retrofits
  • Supervise and direct the work of other project administrative assistants as needed
  • Develop and maintain a project schedule and coordinate needs with the project team. Identify time-sensitive installation needs
  • Assist with the requisition of supplies and materials to complete projects
  • Review plans and specifications and participate in project cost reviews
  • Conduct an orientation for project technicians and provide all necessary project documentation, including scope of work, drawings, applicable specifications, application-engineered drawings, project contacts, etc.
  • Track resources and project progress
  • Document project events that impact the schedule, scope of work, and project efficiency
  • Coordinate and pursue project-specific billing; coordinate with accounting team and operations managers
  • Expedite the return of project-specific mark-ups for as-built development
  • Complete project-specific close-out documentation
  • Effectively manage and coordinate subcontractors to meet scope, scheduling, and financial requirements
  • Adhere to local, corporate, and OSHA safety policies and procedures; report unsafe conditions and actions
  • Other duties and projects as assigned


  • Two-year degree in Fire Protection Technology, Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or Computer Aided Drafting preferred or equivalent education and experience
  • 3 5 years of technical experience in the commercial fire and life safety industry
  • Knowledgeable in local and national (NFPA) fire alarm codes and regulations
  • Knowledge and understanding of industry applications; ability to read and understand drawings and specifications, and electrical, network, and control wiring diagrams
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite


  • Bachelors degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology with a Mechanical, Electrical, or Fire Protection emphasis
  • Experience managing other project administrative assistants strongly preferred
  • In possession of or eligible to obtain NICET (National Institute for Certification in Engineering Technologies) credentials
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • Experience with Fire Sprinkler Design software
  • Experience in Fire Alarm System design with good knowledge of fire and life safety codes and NFPA 72, experience with developing fire alarm device layouts and riser diagrams
  • Self-starter requiring minimal supervision


  • Controlled climate, office environment
  • Occasional work from home options
  • Required to sit for long periods of time, 8 or more hours per day
  • Frequently required to use monitor, keyboard, mouse and phone

Who are we?

CertaSite is a fast-growing fire protection and life safety company. Fire and life safety is our passion. Its all we think about. We leverage our hard-earned expertise to give people peace of mind, confidence, and more time to pursue their core businesses. Since 2018, we have grown from four to 18 markets while serving more than 30,000 customers throughout the Midwest.

As we grow and expand into new markets, we are building a team that loves what they do and has fun doing it. If you are looking to be challenged every day, for an opportunity to make a meaningful impact, and to grow with a mission- and people-driven company focused on the customer, we hope you will consider this amazing opportunity.

Our Mission: To provide a meaningful impact to as many lives as possible.

Our Vision: To be the most dependable and simplified life safety solution on the planet.

Our Values:

  • Passionate We are on a relentless pursuit to be great, not just good enough. And we have fun doing it.
  • Impactful Our work makes a real difference in the world. We literally save lives, but thats just the beginning.
  • Innovative We believe there is always a better way. We dont stop until we find it.
  • Genuine We do what we say, and we mean it. We are authentic and dependable.

WORKING CONDITIONS & PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Controlled climate, office environment, travel as needed; up to 25% of the time, required to sit for long periods of time, eight hours or more per day and being frequently required to use monitor, keyboard, and phone

Equal Employment Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran status

Applicants must be authorized to work for ANY employer in the U.S. We are unable to sponsor or take over sponsorship of an employment Visa at this time.

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Location Dayton, OH, 45414, United States
Categories Manufacturing/Production/Operations

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