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Otis Elevator Company Project Manager, New Equipment in Kansas City, Kansas

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United States of America




The Otis Project Management team has an exciting opening for a project manager to oversee coordination of activities on multiple new equipment (construction) installation projects in a fast-growing market.

This position will require you to report into an office on a regular basis. Location preferences include: Chicago, IL, Tulsa, OK, Kansas City, KS, Oklahoma City, OK, Detroit, MI, Dallas, TX, or Ohio locations.

If you have these four (4) traits, you will love this role:

  • Business Insights, Desire to learn how the business works and operates

  • Communicates Effectively, you are effective in a variety of communication settings, attentively listen to others, and provide timely and helpful information to others

  • Drives Results, you persist in accomplishing objectives despite obstacles and setbacks

  • Reliable, you are a team player and always come through for your team members and customers

    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 escalator new installation 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

  • Work closely with the internal sales staff, new equipment superintendents and senior leadership to ensure a successful project from both the financial and customer perspectives

  • Required to work full time on job sites

  • Experienced 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.


  • 2+ years of elevator experience or related construction project management experience is highly desired.

  • 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.

  • Must be proficient with computer skills and Microsoft Office products


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

  • Associate’s or Technical degree in construction management, general business, or related field of study is preferred

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, construction management or business administration is a plus.

Location: The location for this role is flexible.

The salary range for this role is $58,000 to $98,500. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted range, and the range may change in the future. Pay within the salary range will be based on several factors including, but not limited to, relevant education, qualifications, certifications, experience, skills, seniority, geographic location, performance, and business or organizational needs.

*Don’t meet 100% of the requirements above? Include a cover letter that let’s us know why you would be a great candidate for the position!

Otis is the world’s largest elevator and escalator manufacturing, installation and service business. We serve customers in over 200 countries and territories around the world and maintain more than 2 million elevators and escalators globally. Our Gen2® elevator system, energy-saving ReGen™ drive technology and Link escalator solutions have set industry standards for innovation and performance. Otis has more than 68,000 employees, including engineers, digital technology experts, sales and functional specialists, as well as factory and field technicians. We are proud to be a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving, high-performance company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures to better serve our customers. So just imagine where you can take your career!

Learn more about us at Otis.com or follow us on LinkedIn!

Otis 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. To request an accommodation in completing an employment application due to a special need or a disability, please contact us at careers@otis.com .

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We go to great lengths to hire and develop the best people, and offer a supportive environment where employees are motivated and empowered to perform at their full potential. Today, we continue pushing the boundaries of what's possible to thrive in a taller, faster, smarter world.