Job Responsibilities, Duties and Essential Job Functions:
We are seeking a dedicated, organized, and efficient project manager to join our team. In this role, you will work with the Owner to coordinate and accomplish all necessary project tasks and requirements. Candidate must have a strong entertainment technical background, have design and drafting experience, have an eye for detail, be highly motivated, maintain a very positive teamwork and collaborative style, be ready to help synchronize all the project elements and make them operate successfully in compliance with contracted project specifications and requirements. The Technical Project Lead will report to the Owner.
Assist the owner in the execution of the management plan for assigned projects
Be a contributor in the strategic planning phase of upcoming projects
Help coordinate and manage project from inception to completion
Facilitate communications with clients
Track and directly report project status updates to owner
Help problem solve issues and suggest ways to improve projects
Assist in ensuring compliance with necessary specifications
Help create, manage, and maintain project budget, change order and payment schedules
Help create and adhere to project timeline and calendar, ensure project adheres to set schedule and is meeting goals of the client
Consult with and gather information from technicians, engineers, contractors, etc.
Develop documentation, drawings and schematics, sketches for project coordination, as needed
Maintain positive vendor and client relationships
As directed assist with organizing, filing, and maintaining all project documentation, distribution and process/version control
Schedule meetings, phone calls, site visits as required, lead onsite Vendor meetings, create and distribute minutes
Support Owner and Director of Mechanical Design, as required
Other duties as assigned
Travel and Conditions:
Travel may be required. This position is in Las Vegas, NV.
Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Production Management, Technical Direction or commensurate professional large-scale show or attraction experience, plus three (3) years’ experience in the preparation, administration and monitoring of large scale entertainment technical design/build projects. Experience with construction and/or design professional contracts preferred. Experience with custom fabrication and rigging experience a plus.
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Knowledge of: Principles and procedures of professional entertainment project management
Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, and meet challenging work goals
Ability to take on additional responsibilities as needed as well as determine and manage priorities, self-starter who works well independently
Must have basic PC experience in Windows environments, MS Office, working knowledge of word processing, spreadsheets, e-mail, Web-enabled applications, and database software
OSHA Certifications a plus
Familiarity with AutoCAD or similar
Organized and detail-oriented, excels in a high-paced work environment
Effective communication skills both oral and written, skilled collaborator
Ability to multi-task effectively
Focused and supportive to management at all times
Adaptable and calm under pressure, expert problem solver
About Entertainment Project Services
With offices in Las Vegas, Louisville and Orlando, Entertainment Project Services, LLC (EPS) has been serving the Entertainment industry for over 10 years. EPS provides project management and integration, mechanical design and drafting, and technical consulting services for the development, installation and manufacture of equipment for live theater, amusement parks and many other entertainment genres. We currently employee 12 project managers and designers and are looking for more talented, motivated and hard-working people to join our team.