CMS Installation Manager

Johnson Controls

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Capitol Heights, MD

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What you will do

The Construction Installation Manager is part of our Building Solutions, North America business at Johnson Controls.

Responsible for the profitable execution of HVAC Controls, Building Wide Systems Integrations, Fire and Security, and other technology projects to include Networking, Nurse Call, DAS, A/V and other similar systems within an assigned geography. Supervises a team of Project Managers, Project Executives, Site Superintendents, and Project Admin personnel to plan, execute, and complete large and complicated projects. Ensures work performed is in compliance with state/provincial, local and Federal laws. Ensures every employee and subcontractor executes the work with the highest of ethics and adherence to all safety standards.

How you will do it

  • Manages the profitable execution of Major Projects across the Area. Ensures that all assigned projects are executed with high levels of customer satisfaction, completed on time, billed, within budget and within scope of the contract. Maintains profitability goals and positive cash flow.
  • Assists Construction Management Services Install Operations Director, Area Installation Managers, and HVAC Installation Managers in the preparation of Business Plans and Mid-Month forecasts for revenue, executed gross margin, backlog, billings and collections by Local Market team for the HVAC (equipment and controls) and Security and Fire businesses.
  • Hires and retains, project management staff and plans for career development of direct reports. Prepares and delivers clear performance expectations, performance reviews and development plans for direct reports.
  • Works with Construction Management Services Install Operations Director to ensure that Project Managers and Project Executives develop and adhere to a Project Execution Plan and Cost/Resource Loaded Schedule for each assigned project.
  • Promotes the securing of change orders and provides overall management of the change order process.
  • Coordinates with the Regional Field Support Manager and Director of North American Manufacturing Operations to help resolve equipment issues that are elevated above the HVAC Local Market team Operations.
  • Works collaboratively with Area Management Team and Regional Continuous Improvement Manager to drive compliance, at the Area level and Local Market team level, of Engineering and Execution standards of all installation projects. Additionally, drives reductions in executed MTC cost per point, executed electrical cost per point, and slippage.
  • Engages and Supports the Regional Field Support Manager to ensure that technical and quality issues are resolved in the Area in a timely manner. Ensures that all product deployments and applicable technical training are scheduled and implemented across the Area.
  • Works with the Engineering Leader to ensure that Systems Engineering resources are scheduled properly to support specialty work, engineering, software programming and commissioning. Optimizes Major Project engineering productivity.
  • Ensures compliance with state, local and federal legal requirement and ensures that installation business is conducted with the highest ethical standards.
  • Works collaboratively with the Regional Safety Manager championing and driving the SSNA Safety Program for employees and subcontractors at all levels in the Construction Management Services Installation organization with goals of zero lost time and zero recordable incidents.
  • Promotes SSNA objectives for workplace and supplier diversity.
  • Participate in Area Pre-Bid Reviews as assigned to ensure projects are developed to meet all project and specification requirements, sufficient costs are carried needed to perform the work, risks are identified and mitigated and that the execution plan includes sufficient resources to perform the work.
  • Assign Project Managers as needed to support major project cost development needs.
What we look for
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering, Construction Management or Architecture, or related degree.
  • Minimum of ten years of progressively more responsible operations management experience in the Building Construction Industry including five or more years of direct project management experience.


  • Demonstrated written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong presentation skills and proficiency in speaking to large audiences.
  • Able to travel up to 50% of time.
  • Strong Personal Computer working capabilities in MS Projects, MS Office (excel, word, power point), Adobe Writer, Visio and basic Windows environment.

Where legally permissible, if hired, candidate is required to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 no later than his/her start date, unless candidate has a valid medical condition or sincerely held religious belief precluding he/she from receiving the vaccine.

Johnson Controls International plc. is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law. To view more information about your equal opportunity and non-discrimination rights as a candidate, visit EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit here.