Project Manager

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Date: Nov 3, 2023

Location: Phoenix, AZ, US, 85034

Company: Dover Corporation

Job Title:  Project Manager

Location:  Phoenix, AZ


The After Market Service (AMS) Group, a division of Dover Food Retail (DFR) the total solution provider for any refrigeration challenges, is looking for a dynamic Construction Refrigeration Foreman to lead our exciting projects in Phoenix, AZ. This role offers an opportunity to be at the forefront of the refrigeration industry, encompassing a range of applications from supermarkets, multi-store chains, to industrial sectors.

At AMS, our employees are the pillars of our success. Hence, we've created a culture that values innovation, teamwork, and dedication. From the day you join us, you'll find a rewarding work environment with substantial benefits that include:


  • On your first day, you become eligible for Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, along with Prescription coverage
  • We respect your need for work-life balance; hence, we offer Paid short and long-term leave disability insurance, paid vacation, and paid sick leave
  • To secure your future, we offer 401k Retirement Plan matching
  • Manage your expenses better with our Flexible Spending Account
  • Enjoy 11 Paid Holidays each year - because everyone deserves a break!


What the Role Involves:


We are looking for a Project Manager at The AMS Group with strong refrigeration construction and project management background. This position will lead and oversee technical aspects of the project which includes planning, implementation, and tracking of a specific short/long term refrigeration installation project which has a beginning, an end, and specified deliverables. The Project Manager's focus will include onsite and offsite supervision, technical support, scheduling, project management, estimation, financial results, and quality performance objectives. Key responsibilities include:


  • Create a detailed project execution plan (PEP) which identifies and sequences the activities needed to successfully complete the project.
  • Prepare and implement a communication plan that meets the client reporting requirements and keeps all personnel involved in the project informed. Manage all communication amongst the team to foster an open environment of positive communication and teamwork to proactively solve issues and successfully execute the project scope.
  • Determine the resources (time, money, equipment, etc.) required to complete the project and develop and manage a cost budget to meet estimated margin.
  • Ability to troubleshoot commercial refrigeration equipment at the jobsite.
  • Knowledge or Energy Management Systems (EMS) systems and controls to restart the system at the jobsite or remote.
  • Understand the entire scope of the project of commercial refrigeration installation and deliverables.
  • Develop refrigeration scope of the project for contractors if required.
  • Source bids from refrigeration contractors and analyze statements of work (SOW).
  • Develop a schedule for project completion that effectively allocates the resources to the activities
  • Review the project schedule with senior management and all other staff that will be affected by the project activities; revise the schedule as required.
  • Determine the client objectives and measures upon which the project will be evaluated at its completion.
  • Prequalify and hire subcontract trades and personnel to execute the project.
  • Review the quality of the work completed with the project team on a regular basis to ensure that it meets the project standards.
  • Meet or exceed financial objectives by forecasting requirements, preparing budgets, scheduling expenditures, identifying, and implementing efficiencies, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Enhance client relationship through proactive and positive communication, and by recognizing and delivering on client key issues and expectations.
  • Travel to jobs sites for job visits and documenting reports for customers and internal office team. Travel 75-95% of work time.
  • Maintain ongoing client relationship and recognize future business opportunities.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
  • Enhances department and organization reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
  • Ensuring DFR-AMS and customer safety standards onsite.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Ten (10) + years of experience in a project management, a foreman level position, as service technician is able to troubleshoot commercial refrigeration equipment and see project to completion.


The Ideal Candidate:


You should be able to adapt to changing construction deadlines, be well-organized, and demonstrate excellent customer service skills. General knowledge of construction practices, , and the ability to read blueprints will set you up for success in this role.


  • Knowledge of construction notice of commencement (NOC) documentation.
  • Proficient in reading construction blueprints, specifications, and contract documents.
  • Must be able to work cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problems, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.
  • Positively influence others to achieve results that are in the best interest of the organization.
  • Must be able to work with large dollar amounts and be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent with the ability to draw and interpret bar graphs and tracking documents.
  • Employee will have access to Company confidential information and must be responsible enough to protect such information.
  • Must be capable of communicating effectively and expeditiously while maintaining professional conduct with all levels of the organization as well as third parties.
  • Must have knowledge of DX refrigeration, project management, workplace safety, customer relations, accounting processes, bid development & sales.


Physical Demands:


  • The employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk and use hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, tools or controls, and telephone to talk and hear; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stop, crouch, and kneel.
  • The employee will be required to travel to job sites and climb stairs to access roofs, climb ladders and lifts to inspect equipment on heights.
  • Occasionally, the employee may have to lift and/or move objects up to 15 lbs. Vision requirements include close, color and peripheral vision.


Work Environment:


  • While on jobsites, this person must adhere to company and OSHA safety guidelines and protocols. May be required to wear personal protective equipment.



Why Choose Dover Food Retail (AMS Division)?


We believe in a collaborative entrepreneurial spirit and winning through our customers. We value and respect our employees, expecting results through high ethical standards, openness, and trust. Join us to be part of a company that is committed to delivering what it promises and has a reputation for quality.


Please note: This role involves working in varying environments and requires travel 50% of the time or when required. Compliance with OSHA safety guidelines and protocols is mandatory.


We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Individuals with disabilities who require reasonable accommodations to perform the essential functions of this job are welcome to apply.


Embark on a fulfilling journey with AMS, where your skills are valued, your growth is nurtured, and your achievements are recognized.


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Our Story 


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony. 


DFR is part of the Climate & Sustainable Technologies segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.  


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.  



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The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

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