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Businesses Otis Job ID 01303860 Date posted 04/18/2019 City Seattle State Washington Country United States

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OT372: SS - SEATTLE, WA 3315 South 116th Street #149, Seattle, WA, 98168 USA

Otis Elevator –Project Manager

Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, energy-saving ReGen™ drives and NCE “green” escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!

The Seattle, Washington branch of Otis Elevator Company is searching for a Project Manager to oversee coordination of activities on a large new installation project. 

Do you have project management experience in the elevator or construction industry?  Can you manage multiple projects at one time? Do you enjoy working in a dynamic environment?  If so, we have a job for you!

Job Responsibilities:

The project manager ensures that each project is completed in a timely manner on schedule, within budget, and meets all technical and financial standards, regulatory compliance requirements, and customer expectations.

Coordinating all contract activities from the project award stage to completion of the elevator and/or escalator modernization and provide a progress review of projects to ensure that contract documents are consistent with the required scope of the project

Communicate directly with multiple representatives of the general contractors, owners, building managers, architects and designers, also State and Local authorities and regulatory agencies concerning project design, preparations, and scheduling of installation for the equipment

Candidate will also work closely with the internal sales staff, modernization superintendents and senior leadership to ensure a successful project from both the financial and customer perspectives

Candidate will be required to periodically work on job sites

Candidate should be versed in contract writing and administration, and will perform customary construction process duties that include managing billing, consultant and contractors’ payments, processing RFIs and optimizing change order opportunities, as well as maximizing project cash coverage.


Candidate must have a minimum of 2+ years of elevator experience or related construction project management experience.

Knowledge of the principals of cost estimating, scheduling and contract administration.

Ability to accurately interpret construction contractual documents and contract modifications to determine cost of such change.

Accurately analyze situations and assist in developing contingencies for estimates.

Ability to read and review architectural and structural drawings.

Must possess proficient oral and written communication and presentation skills and be able to communicate effectively with wide variety of people with diverse background of all levels and disciplines.

Must be able to develop and maintain positive, cooperative, team-oriented relationships with co-workers, supervisors, managers, clients and others in contact with the job.


Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or business administration preferred.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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