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Founded over 40 years ago, Solotech is a world leader in audiovisual and entertainment technology with 13 strategic locations in Canada, the United States and Europe. Thanks to an inventory from over 300 renowned manufacturers, Solotech is the one-stop-shop for audio, video, lighting, rigging, soft goods, control and collaboration solutions & services. The company is internationally recognized for its expertise in Live Productions and Systems Integration in various markets, namely music, sports, business, culture and education. Solotech employs 1,200 professionals in its offices located in Montreal, Quebec City, Saguenay, Ottawa, Toronto, Las Vegas, Nashville, DeKalb, Los Angeles, Heywood, London and Redditch.
Find out more at: www.solotech.com
Reporting to the Project Office Director, the Technical Project Manager is responsible for planning and coordinating the material, financial, labor and transportation resources required for successful project execution. He must act as a person of resource for both internal and external clients and he is accountable for the quality of the projects delivered by the team. He will be required to travel outside the country more than 50% of his time.
In collaboration with the sales force team, participate in research, planning, and project specification preparations at both the strategic and technical levels;
Analyze and provide technical evaluations of all bidding documents;
Prepare the implementation schedule for the different phases of each project: develop a work plan, budget, allocation of resources, schedule and estimated time of delivery;
Participate in start-up, follow-up and balance sheet meetings;
Conduct site visits during the pre-sale phase to carry out evaluations, work acceptances and technical inspection visits during installations;
Develop concept maps and find appropriate solutions by comparing and selecting the correct equipment;
Establish lists of all equipment, wiring and hardware needed for each project;
Participate in setting performance indicators and provide coaching with regards to day-to-day activities on project sites;
Develop and perform various project progress reviews and reports (work plan, budget, resource allocation, schedule, delivery estimates, actual and expected costs, schedule, deliverables, risks, etc.);
Follow-up on change orders and provide solutions to scheduling and budgeting issues;
Design products for custom manufacturing;
Participate in project launches;
Establish relationships and maintain communication with clients, general contractors and architects, and act as a liaison (ex. Inform the client of any anomalies or unforeseen events in the project, official correspondence, follow-up of deliverables, meeting minutes, etc.);
Oversee the adminstrative component of projects (request for payments, end of contract documents, etc.);
Ensure constant control of the budget;
Ensure that the requested quality standards, as stipulated in the contracts, are respected and applied;
Obtain all required authorizations from the various organizations and ministries involved in each project;
Ensure health and safety on sites through training and prevention;
Remain informed with regards to new products and technologies in the audiovisual industry and other related fields;
All other related tasks.
College or university diploma in project management or other related field;
Minimum 5 to 7 years experience in project management (audiovisual industry);
Experience with lighting, sound and video distribution control systems;
Field experience on construction sites;
Knowledge of the audiovisual industry;
Expertise of construction sites (OHS meetings, inspections, OHS prevention, etc.);
Completed ASP Construction training;
Knowledge of project management tools;
Proficiency with current Office Suite software (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Project, Outlook);
Experience with DSP audio programming such as Q-sys, Soundweb, BiAmp, etc.;
Ability to manage a multidisciplinary team;
Ability to act as a systems designer;
Experience with AutoCAD;
Ability to determine hardware and complementary installation equipment requirements;
Available to travel to different project sites, particularly outside of Canada;
High level of proficiency in both official languages (French and English), both spoken and written;
Strong ability to work within tight deadlines and manage pressure;
We thank all applicants for their interest in Solotech, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Solotech is 40 years of expertise in serving clients and artists in the audiovisual field on a local, national and international scale. Solotech is a leader for integrating the most advanced technology within the entertainment industry and is a leading partner in bringing innovative permanent installation projects to fruition. With a team of nearly 1000 employees in 8 offices across Canada and the United States, Solotech is experiencing rapid growth, thus offering a dynamic work environment with many exciting professional challenges and opportunities for development.
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