The position consists of planning, initiating, and managing ongoing life safety system projects. It also consists of leading and guiding the work of technicians, electricians, engineers, expeditors and the FDNY, serving as the liaison between business and technical aspects of projects, planning project stages, and monitoring progress to assure deadlines, standards, and cost targets are met.

Excellent communication, problem-solving skills and solid work ethic are among the most important qualities we are looking for.


  • Planning, organizing and directing work for ongoing life safety system projects. Supervising progress of installation, pretesting, inspection, final approval.
  • Overseeing all incoming and outgoing project documentation.
  • Develop and manage structure of projects to stay ahead of the project schedule.
  • Assign duties, responsibilities, and set timeline to project personnel.
  • Enforce compliance to project management best practices.
  • Establish and execute a project communication plan.
  • Manage project execution to ensure adherence to budget, schedule, and scope.
  • Prepare project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends.
  • Maintain adherence to quality standards.
  • Participate in project management meetings.
  • Handle change orders.
  • Act as an interface between clients and technical staff to resolve outstanding issues on ongoing projects.
  • Provide progress reports and feedback to management, accounting, field technicians, expediters and sales engineers.

Qualifications and requirements

  • Although Cross-Fire offers full training for this position, the successful candidate must have the following qualifications:
  • Understanding the business benefits and technical aspects of Fire Alarm systems.
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to prioritize and execute ongoing projects in a methodical and professional manner.
  • Ability to identify complex problems, evaluate options and implement solutions;
  • Ability to monitor or assess the performance of the team and suggest improvements or take corrective action.
  • A bachelor’s degree in a related field;
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficient use of Microsoft Office.
  • Time management skills.
  • At least 3 years of experience as a project manager or a related field.

Preferred Certifications

  • NICET Certification
  • Certificates of Fitness (FDNYC)
  • OSHA Certification

Working conditions

  • Full-time
  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, dental, vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Paid time off

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