Project Manager I, Moving & Installation at Corovan

Posted in Management 9 days ago.

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Poway, California





Job Description:

The Project Manager I is responsible for managing small to medium size move and install projects where a Project Manager is required. Responsible for bringing the job in under the bid. Supervises move and install crews through project completion for commercial customers and teaches and trains crews to insure quality work is performed. May perform general manual labor and office furniture installation tasks as needed. General manual labor may include loading, unloading, lifting, and moving office furniture and materials. May be required to drive trucks up to Class A if qualified and approved. Responsible for assuring a quality move for the customer, providing outstanding customer service, and assisting the move process by communicating with the supervisor, the customer and other crew members. Hours will vary. Reliable transportation is required for this position.


Position Responsibilities



  • Manage small move and install projects to insure complete customer satisfaction.

  • Supervise movers and installers as required to perform a quality job for the customer.

  • Obtain daily work assignments from dispatch or operations manager.

  • Complete all paperwork accurately and neatly and turns into operations daily.

  • Train crew in proper handling and safety techniques.

  • May install system walls and splines, handle and stage products, perform detail work and trash-out functions on install projects, if qualified.

  • May drive tucks up to and including Class A vehicles, if a qualified and approved driver.

  • Set, offset, push, pull, lift, carry and move furniture, equipment and boxes as required.

  • Load and unload trucks from loading dock, using ramps or on lift-gates to protect goods being moved and supervises others doing the same.

  • Perform work with quality, efficiency and safety at all times.

  • Inventory all major brands of systems furniture.

  • Perform minor repairs and cleaning of furniture systems.

  • Read install plans and identify starting locations, staging locations and changes.

  • Complete red-line and stick drawings as needed.

  • Confirm next day work schedule with dispatch daily.

  • Arrive at Corovan dispatch office or on-site at client location in complete uniform.

  • Obtain work assignment from dispatch and/or supervisor and stay until work is complete.

  • All other duties as assigned based on business needs.

Basic Qualifications



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • 1 year conducting pre-move meetings, managing post destination signage and communicating standard move and install protocols to customers or related experience

  • 1 year estimating small to medium move and install projects to determine manpower, trucks and equipment necessary to complete the tasks required or related experience

Preferred Qualifications



  • Previous commercial and/or household installation experience preferred.

  • Familiar with all components of systems furniture nomenclature and be able to identify upon sight, the major lines of the three major manufactures; Steelcase, Herman Miller and Haworth.

Other Requirements



  • Willing to work weekends and overtime as needed is preferred

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment screening including background check and drug testing

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to prioritize and re-prioritize as situations and needs change throughout the workday

  • Excellent follow-through and attention to detail

  • Excellent teamwork and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and to work with minimum supervision

  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds unassisted and 150 pounds assisted

  • Own and bring to work every day, a complete set of installation tools as defined in Corovan installation policy is preferred.

  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as procedures, work instructions, install plans and timesheets.

  • Ability to speak and communicate well with customers and coworkers.

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

  • Ability to read and correctly interpret the legend on installation drawings and read both standard and metric tape measures.

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.

  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

  • Familiar with and able to train other using various moving equipment and its proper usage such as dollies, carts, pads, straps, pallet jacks, forklifts, ramps, lift gates, and all specialty equipment including but not limited to roll-a-lifts, Genie lifts safe jacks, J bars, etc. is preferred

  • Familiar with basic systems furniture nomenclature and be able to identify upon sight, the major lines of the three major manufactures; Steelcase, Herman Miller and Haworth is preferred.

  • Familiar with project management reports such as Gantt and Pert charts and understand and interpret cut sheets is preferred.

  • Must be able to produce detailed inventories of all goods exposed to on O&I and install projects.

  • Must be able to accurately estimate small move and install projects to determine manpower, trucks and equipment necessary to complete the tasks required.

  • Must be qualified to do light rigging of heavy and bulky machines up to 5000 lbs

  • Familiar with the Corovan Order Entry System and be able to perform planning & dispatch functions if necessary is preferred.

  • Must be able to conduct a customer pre-move meeting, post destination signage and communicate all standard move and install protocol to the customers.

  • Familiar with laboratory moving including packing of lab equipment, fine tune and detail work, PC disconnect and reconnect and must possess good customer service skills is preferred.

  • Familiar with the O&I (Office & Industrial) move process and understand the move labeling and directional signage is preferred.

Pay & Benefits



  • Competitive hourly wage based on experience

  • Flexible work schedule

  • Retirement savings plan with company match

  • Employee Referral Bonus Program

  • Safety Reward Program

  • Continuous learning and career development training.

  • Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance and Voluntary Supplemental Insurance eligibility is evaluated regularly. Eligibility is based on hours worked. Employee must maintain a consistent average work schedule of 30+ hours per week.

Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Individuals may need to sit or stand as needed throughout the day. May require walking primarily on a level surface, but may include walking on uneven or inclined surfaces for lengthy periods throughout the day. Reaching above shoulder heights, below the waist or lifting as required to file documents or store materials throughout the work day. Proper lifting techniques required. May include lifting up to 75 pounds and pushing or pulling up to 150 pounds throughout the day.  May include bending, reaching, squatting, twisting, stooping, and kneeling throughout the day.  May also include climbing or descending stairs while carrying goods up to 50 pounds.  May include working at height on a loading dock, or on a lift-gate.


Additional Information

Upon offer, the Company conducts a comprehensive pre-employment background check and drug test.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The Company provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

Proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - veterans/individuals with disabilities, committed to workplace diversity.





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