Construction & Modernization Field Manager

Department Type
Operations Full Time

Liberty Elevator Corporation is looking for a proven Construction & Modernization Field Manager to join the Paterson, NJ team. This essential position will require an understanding of the methods and practices involved in installing, repairing and maintaining a variety of electric and hydraulic elevators and escalators. An adept attention to detail and impeccable focus on the quality of work will be essential to the success of this role.

This Position will spend equal time in the field & in the office at Liberty headquarters, 63 East 24th Street, Paterson, NJ.

Key Construction & Modernization Responsibilities

The “Construction & Modernization Field Manager” will focus on managing and working on but “not” limited to the following capacities:

  • Field Supervision and Management of Construction and Modernization projects. 
  • Ensuring tooling and materials are provided to installation teams.
  • Assisting the project management and engineering departments with project accounting, change orders & payroll.
  • Determining staffing needs and staffing forecasting.
  • Track and enhance profitability of projects.
  • Communicating with clients and being a liaison between Project Management & Field Management for daily, short-term and long-term needs.
  • Training field labor and ensuring compliance with Liberty Elevator policy, information systems and record keeping.
  • Performing documented performance reviews of Foremen and those who may be under your supervision on an annual or semiannual basis.
  • Providing disciplinary action when required and approved by Senior Management.

Required Aptitude & Elevator Knowledge 

  • Understand fundamental mechanical and electrical principles as they apply to elevators and similar controls
  • Comprehend the stages of construction when possible violations and defects may most easily be corrected
  • Possess a working knowledge of local code requirements & industry quality standards
  • Ability to use graphic instructions such as blueprints, schematic drawings and layouts, and make inferences from written materials and code documents.

Required Qualifications / Skills:

  • Minimum of 5+ years’ experience in the elevator industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Capacity to motivate and lead others
  • Clean/valid driver’s license (travel is required to various jobsites)

Next Level Service

As one of the top elevator companies in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Florida, Liberty Elevator understands that our customers have unique needs, and we offer our clients flexibility and the freedom to choose.

Liberty Elevator Corporation has been recognized as the Best Family-Owned Business in the elevator industry by Elevator World publications, as voted by customers and peers in both 2018 & again in 2021. Douglas J. Muttart, President, reflected on his family's long-standing reputation in the industry: "Liberty has sustained and grown despite uncertain economic times. This is due in part to the strong foundation we have built at Liberty and our dedicated team of employees. The Liberty crew shares the same ideals and work ethic with those embodied by my grandfather who founded this company 60 years ago. The commitment to quality and customer service has helped Liberty Elevator to sustain its focus through three generations."

Liberty Elevator Corporation offers competitive wages, benefits, an amazing working environment and the opportunity to be part of the "Best Family-Owned Business" in the elevator industry.

Please complete the online application & submit your resume to be considered.