Engineering Manager. Job in Sunnyvale WestCoast-Jobs

  • Job Reference: 462850923-2
  • Date Posted: 2 January 2022
  • Recruiter: Allied Universal
  • Location: Sunnyvale, California
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Government & Defence
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Allied Universal® Technology Services is hiring a Engineering Manager with the Strategic Accounts Team. The Engineering Manager will will oversee and complete all the engineering required for the implementation of the project. The incumbent must understand the policies, procedures, standards, and goals of the company and direct the execution of all aspects of engineering, permitting, construction, and final acceptance with those in mind.


ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Those duties necessary to meet the minimum requirements of the position. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Supervises and completes all detailed engineering for projects including technical documents, drawings, scopes of work, and specifications. Ensures that the engineering complies with the requirements of the prime contract.
  • Interprets building architecture, mechanical and electrical drawings, and makes recommendations for installing equipment and materials in coordination with building management, the owner, and the applicable jurisdictions.
  • Manages the preparation and submittal of contract deliverables such as engineering drawings, final acceptance documentation, and turnover packages.
  • Reviews system design and component compatibility. Exercises cost analysis procedures and value engineering for components in the project, creating opportunities for cost reduction and margin increases.
  • Attends meetings with clients, subcontractors and vendors for the purpose of providing project status and requirements, establishing guidelines, developing and maintaining schedules, etc.
  • Conducts site surveys and threat assessments, and generates associated reports, drawings, schedules and cost estimates.
  • Oversees and provides technical support of project and field personnel through vendor interface and submission of Engineering Change Proposals.
  • Manages the material requisition process and coordinates with vendors for timely completion of contracts.
  • As necessary, oversees the scheduling and production of the CADD department for the preparation of all drawings required for the project.
  • Evaluates new job prospects through direct customer contact, site evaluations followed by estimates and proposal preparation.
  • Manages and reviews client correspondence including any Requests for Information (RFI) and Request for Change (RFC).


QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or experience required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must possess one or more of the following:

  • At least 5 years of construction-based work experience in electronic security systems and training on multiple vendors' security equipment
  • Employees should also be familiar in the use of the following or similar systems:Software House, Genetec VMS, ExacqVision VMS, An acceptable and equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.

Additional requirements:

  • Prior work experience in a supervisory/management-level role
  • Energetic and focused personality with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, successfully handle and prioritize multiple competing assignments and effectively manage deadlines.
  • Must be highly proficient and fully functional in all Microsoft Office applications and able to effectively utilize all available office management technology.
  • Professional, articulate and able to use good independent judgment and discretion. Must have proven ability to maintain correspondence, discussions and materials in strictest confidence. Must be able to work overtime as needed.
  • Current state driver's license, clean driving record (no points in prior 3 years), minimum level of insurance as required by Company policy, and ability to safely operate a vehicle required.
  • Professional, articulate and able to use good independent judgment and discretion.
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills required. Ability to successfully interact at all levels of the organization, including with clients, while functioning as a team player required.