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Location: NYC Downtown EI, New York, United States 
Job ID: 64561 


We Elevate... You

Our mission is to keep cities and people around the world moving. Since 1874 Schindler has an outstanding reputation for not only elevating buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. Do you have the talent, ambition, and vision to help us elevate tomorrow’s world?

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As a leading employer in the urban mobility industry, we are always looking for a diverse group of people who can create exceptional value for our customers.


Join us as a

Assistant Project Lead EI


Your Skills

The Assistant Project Leader will assist the Project Manager and Management Team in running existing installation projects, and together with the Project Manager will be responsible for all estimating and operations for those projects. The candidate will additionally work with sales reps, superintendents and customers to ensure specification are completely met; with Schindler superintendents and engineering to drive efficiency and resolve technical problems; and, with local and region management to ensure high quality and financially successful existing installations. This role is customer focused, and so the selected candidate must be able to connect with people and form outstanding customer relationships so as to advance Schindler's presence in the marketplace and ensure achievement of the organization's financial goals. Assistant Project Leaders are typically promoted to Project Manager, Field Supervisor, or Sale Rep roles after 2-3 years of demonstrated success.


•    Follow and accurately manage existing installation projects to ensure that projects close-out at the required efficiency and profitability levels
•    Review and book projects within one (1) week of award, notifying the Manager if required completion dates cannot be met, and providing action plan and time frame for completion
•    Provide approved submittals to Schindler Engineering and/or local vendors following project booking; coordinate and follow up with factory, local vendors and superintendent on the delivery of project material to ensure that all required material is ready prior to project start date
•    Interface with the Field Superintendent to track job progress and notify manager if required completion dates cannot be met; provide action plan and time frame for completion
•    Seek change notice opportunities; prepare all change order paperwork and forward to the customer in a timely manner; follow up on change orders, received signed change orders from the customer prior to any related work being completed
•     Ensure timely invoicing and ensure projects are invoiced and paid to 90% before elevator turn over


Your Experience

-BS/AS degree in Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management, Project Management or Finance preferred with prior project management experience

-Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in either the elevator industry or in a related building systems industry

-Excellent written and verbal communications skills

-Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office & Excel

-Possess overall knowledge of product and product application; installation and service techniques and procedures; ability to understand financial statements; legal awareness to contract terms and conditions.


Our Commitment

•    Competitive salary commensurate with experience
•    Annual Bonus Plan
•    Fully vested 401k match (up to 7% of total compensation)
•    Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans - All benefits effective from first day of hire
•    Generous Paid Time Off (3 weeks of vacation in addition to sick days, floating holidays and 8 Company Observed Holidays)
•    Tuition Reimbursement (Eligible after 6 months of service)
•    Parental Leave – 100% base pay for 6 consecutive weeks within first year of a child’s birth or adoption


Will you join us and elevate tomorrow’s World?


We look forward to receiving your complete online application.
For questions, please contact Eric E Martinez, (+1) 973/397-6314


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health, disability or veteran status.
If you would like assistance with the application process for this position, please contact the recruiter highlighted above who will be happy to help.



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