Work at 5WM: Current Job Openings


Project Manager

Pay : Full-time salary

Department: Operations

Supervisor: kobus vander merwe

General Purpose of Position:

The Project Manager oversees the engineering, design, planning, implementation, and tracking of a specific short-term projects, of which has a beginning, an end, and specific deliverables.

Summary of Responsibilities/Duties:

The Project Manager performs a wide range of duties including some or all of the following:

Oversees the Design/Engineering of the Project

  • Arrange Sales to Engineering Kick-Off Meetings.

  • Maintain the Engineering Schedule & assign engineers based on skill set and aptitude.

  • Coordinate outsourcing of design needs as necessary.

  • Coordinate and maintain design standards across projects and multiple design engineers.

  • Ensures all drawings are to standard with the necessary engineering stamps and calculations as required.

  • Ensures that all engineered systems are under budget allotments and approves engineering decisions.

  • Works with Director of Sales to manage any short-falls in sales allotments and budgets for engineering.

Oversees Planning for the Project

  • Helps to Define the scope of the project in collaboration with senior management.

  • Assists Project Foreman in creating a detailed work plan which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project.

  • Helps Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc) required to complete the project.

  • Oversees a schedule for all projects that effectively allocates the resources to the activities of every project.

  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other project managers that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required.

  • Determine the objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.

Staff the project

  • In consultation with the appropriate manager, recruit, interview and select technicians with appropriate skills for the project activities.

  • Manage project technicians according to the established policies and practices of the organization.

  • Ensure that all project foreman have received an appropriate orientation to the organization and the projects.

  • Contract outsourced project foreman and qualified subcontractors to work on the project as appropriate.

Implement the project

  • Execute the project according to the project plan.

  • Develop forms and records to document project activities.

  • Ensure that all project information is appropriately documented and secured.

  • Monitor the progress of the project and make adjustments as necessary to ensure the successful completion of the project.

  • Establish a communication schedule to update project team members including appropriate technicians in the organization on the progress of the project.

  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards.

Control the project

  • Write reports on the project for management team.

  • Monitor and approve all budgeted project expenditures.

  • Coordinate with Purchasing & Accounting Manager to monitor cash flow on a regular basis.

  • Manage all project funds according to established accounting policies and procedures.

  • Job cost select projects and ensure that all financial records for the project are up to date.

Evaluate the project

  • Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality.

  • Evaluate the outcomes of the project as established during the planning phase.

Secondary Duties and Responsibilities

  • The Operations Manager will assist the Sales department with other responsibilities as follows:

  • Perform client/design/site meetings as needed on a project by the Sales team.

  • Help with service calls and client needs as required by the Sales team.

  • All other duties to be assigned.

General Education:

Minimum training/education requirements of this job are recommended to be a minimum of a Highschool Diploma or GED equivalency.

Type of Experience/ Soft Skills Needed:

Previous technical or field experience is required. Must be willing to learn new skills, follow policy and instructions, and apply and maintain consistent attention to detail. Always uphold professionalism and courteousness in the presence of crew and customers on site.

This position has Supervisory Responsibilities

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Physical demands can be extreme depending on site location and type of install. You will be on a jobsite standing, walking, pushing, pulling, kneeling, and crouching. Some extreme physical demands and heavy lifting may occur. Must be able to lift up to 100lbs and be on their feet the majority of the day. Ladders, scaffolding, and lift equipment will be utilized.

Working Conditions may vary depending on the venue. In the summer months the temperature may be hot, as air conditioning isn’t guaranteed on site. If an active construction site is toured, a hard hat will be provided for you to wear.

Expectations:

You will be expected to work on a jobsite each day. Hours may vary, as will locations, including out of state travel. All other employee code of conduct will be covered in the employee handbook upon hiring.

Compensation:

This position is full time which will offer medical benefits after 90 days of employment. Classification is exempt. The pay structure is salary and will not require timesheet entry. Overtime pay will not be available.

All client and inter office information is required to be kept confidential. Dress Code is covered in the Employee Handbook on Page 35, and is expected to be upheld on job-sites and in the presence of customers. 5 Words Media shirts are available to you.


Project Technician

Pay Rate: $17 /hour (40 hrs a week max)

Department: Operations

Supervisor: Rex Witt

General Purpose of Position:

Primary goal of the Project Technician is to assist the Project Foreman in installation, termination, and testing of a specific project install prior to the commissioning of the system.

Summary of Responsibilities/Duties:

  • Execute job duties delegated to you by the Project Foreman.

  • Ensure accuracy and time efficiency of pulling cable, terminating panels and dressing racks to 5WM standards.

  • Develop termination skills including, but not limited to, soldering, crimping and punch down blocks for all low voltage cable installations.

  • Become familiar with audio, video & lighting control systems and the ability to perform low-level patching and programming of said systems.

  • Make sure that work sites are cleaned and cleared of any hazardous materials prior to the start of the construction project and throughout the installation period.

  • Ensure that all machinery and tools are available to the crew and everything is in proper order and state of maintenance.

  • Assist in receiving, transport, and organizing of all on-site materials, supplies, tools and procured equipment.

  • Assist Project Foreman to ensure that proper quality is maintained and that schedules are being followed.

  • When assigned, enter data into Salesforce and ensure that any significant information is communicated to the Project Foreman and or Project Manager.

  • All other duties to be assigned.

General Education:

Minimum training/education requirements of this job are recommended to be a minimum of a Highschool Diploma or GED equivalency.

Type of Experience/ Soft Skills Needed:

Some previous technical or in field experience is recommended but not required. Must be willing to learn new skills, follow instruction, and apply and maintain consistent attention to detail. Always uphold professionalism and courteousness in the presence of crew and customers on site.

This position has no Supervisory Responsibilities

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

Physical demands can be extreme depending on site location and type of install. You will be on a jobsite standing, walking, pushing, pulling, kneeling, and crouching. Some extreme physical demands and heavy lifting may occur. Must be able to lift up to 100lbs and be on their feet the majority of the day. Ladders, scaffolding, and lift equipment will be utilized.

Working Conditions may vary depending on the venue. In the summer months the temperature may be hot, as air conditioning isn’t guaranteed on site. If an active construction site is toured, a hard hat will be provided for you to wear.

Expectations:

You will be expected to work on a job site each day. Hours may vary, as will locations, including out of state travel. Daily Time sheet entry is required for payroll guidelines. All other employee code of conduct will be covered in the employee handbook upon hiring.

Compensation:

This position is full time (40 hrs per week max), which will offer medical benefits after 90 days of employment. Classification is non-exempt. The pay structure is hourly and will require daily timesheet entry. Overtime has to be previously authorized.

All client and inter office information is required to be kept confidential.