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Sr. Fabrication Project Manager
BlueMedia    Tempe, AZ 85282

Company Background:

bluemedia is the premier décor, fabrication and technology execution company for venues and experiential activations. Typical customers include agencies, architects, and brands such as the NFL, Dogtopia, and Verizon, sport franchises such as the Arizona Coyotes and Kansas City Royals, and events such as Industry Trade shows, Concerts, and college bowl games. The successful candidate will thrive in a fast-paced, positive operating environment that practices continuous improvement as an integral aspect of its culture.

Position Overview:

The position of Sr. Fabrication Project Manager requires an individual who thrives on variety and interfacing with high profile clients to demonstrate their ability to achieve excellent results. The position requires the individual to be self-managed in time, reliability, and dependability.

The Sr. Fabrication Project Manager reports directly to the Director of Project Management. The prerequisites for this position include clear and effective internal and external communication, organization, elevated attention to detail, strategic planning, timeline development and management, leadership, pragmatism, and positivity. The Fabrication Project Manager will work directly with the Solutions Group, Sales, Design, Décor, Fabrication, Installation and Logistics departments. Once a project is contracted, the Fabrication Project Manager will take ownership and see the project to completion working with subject matter experts in all departments to deliver flawless execution of contracted deliverables.

This position will own and manage projects containing décor and fabrication components. An understanding of décor substrates, install processes, estimating and manufacturing is required.


+ Direct client communication leading weekly status meetings and daily interactions via phone, email, and video conferencing.

+ Work with sales, graphic designers, mechanical designers, and production to deliver completed projects on a timely basis.

+ Review project solutions considering client requirements and site surveys to accurately determine requirements for manufacturing and installation. Leads project once contracted.

+ Produces and manages project workback schedules and timelines for all phases of manufacturing, delivery, and installation of projects.

+ Manage vendors, partners, and onsite subcontractors.

+ Provide manager weekly reports on status of projects.

+ Work closely with various departments on a collaborative basis to deliver projects with excellent quality on a timely basis.

+ Travel may be required to perform the tasks of Sr. Project Management including but not limited to site surveys, installation/dismantle oversight, and client walkthroughs.

Required Skills/Abilities:

+ Ability to learn and master the bluemedia project workflow, décor/fabrication production processes and internal expectations.

+ Ability to think through issues and present solutions to problems both internally and externally.

+ Thrives under pressure and enjoys tackling challenges.

+ Ability to interface with clients through all communication mediums and in person. Builds rapport with clients and partners effortlessly.

+ Candidate must possess excellent verbal, written and illustrative communication skills.

+ Ability to own and manage projects from start to finish.

+ Ability to multi-task and work in fast paced environment.

+ Demonstrated strong attention to detail & high-quality standards client requirements and the related costs.

+ Ability to manage budgets ranging from $5K - $2.5M+.

+ Ability to understand and interpret Architectural/Schematic/Engineering Drawings, interpret section views based on project scope and message schedule to ensure project viability.

+ Strong communication ability and projection of a positive attitude.

+ Must be flexible and willing to work the demands of the department which may be subject to evenings, weekends and holidays.

Education and Experience:

+ Bachelor’s Degree, a plus.

+ Proven and verifiable experience in leading construction and/or custom fabrication projects. Including but not limited to industry best practices and or typical manufacturing or construction methods.

+ Experience working directly in decor project management and/or agency experience on experiential marketing projects.

+ Experience in décor + fabrication production and management.

+ Experienced to give advice on best practices for fabrication projects regarding materials and fabrication approach.

+ Experienced in researching & sourcing qualified sub-contractors appropriate to client contracted scope. Including but not limited to managing first article / pre-production samples, production timelines, shop visits, final installation oversight, and close out documentation.

+ Experience leading client calls and overarching client facing responsibilities with multiple stakeholders.

+ Experience with Corebridge, Smartsheets, CSI/ERP, a plus.

+ Proficient in Excel and other MS programs.

Physical Requirements:

+ Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

+ Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

+ Does require interfacing within sales, manufacturing and operations areas.

+ May require travel.

What we Offer: A comprehensive salary and benefits package including health, dental, vision and a 401K Plan.

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