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We Have An Immediate Opening For A Project Manager

S&L Integrated Has An Immediate Opening For A Project Manager

Do you love to transform the way people communicate by managing implementations of the latest integrated audio, video, lighting, and control systems?

This is what we do at S&L Integrated. We are recognized throughout the Southeastern United States for the improving the way organizations communicate.

We need a team player to join our organization as a Project Manager in our Thomasville, Georgia office. As an S&L Project Manager, you:

  • Are responsible for supervision of all personnel and activities on project site.
  • Comprehend and manage all project bid drawings and specifications, contract, project workbook, subcontractor scopes of work, and construction schedule.
  • Function as the focal point for internal and external project communication and documentation.


Do you have a plan for your success in your current job? We do. Each of us has a mini-business plan for our individual success, we call them employee strategic plans. Your strategic plan includes:

  • Clear, measurable goals so your role and performance standards are clear.
  • Written expectations of what you expect from your manager, and he expects of you.
  • Specific new skills and technologies you will learn through 2018 and plans through 2020
  • No assumptions or surprises – you can pursue the career of your dreams

This is a full-time opportunity working in our Thomasville, Georgia headquarters. We are in growth mode. If you like to solve problems, are excellent at follow-up, and have a proven track record of delivering results, then contact us immediately. We are hiring NOW.

We Offer You

  1. A strong company culture that helps you grow
  2. A team environment where your strengths are valued
  3. The tools to succeed
  4. Training to help you develop in your career
  5. 16 Years becoming one of the leading audio, video, and lighting integrators in America
  6. Proven systems and processes balanced with resources to achieve results
  7. Compensation and benefits that reward your individual and team contribution

We are looking for a self-starter who likes to take responsibility. Here is a quick overview of how you will be contributing to our mutual success:

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Project Management and Scheduling
  • Responsible for supervision of all personnel and activities on project site.
  • Obtain and read all contract documents including, but not limited to: bid drawings and specifications, contract, project workbook, subcontractor scopes of work, and construction schedule.
  • Acquire a thorough understanding of project requirements and objectives including, but not limited to: contractual, financial, technical, schedule, construction coordination, materials, personnel, and scope of work.
  • Facilitate internal project kick-off meeting that includes key participants from sales, engineering, and installation.
  • Coordinate all in-house activities associated with project execution, including but not limited to: submittals, engineering, fabrication and installation, programming, commissioning, testing and troubleshooting.
  • Create and manage the project schedule.
  • Coordinate activities with the general contractor, construction manager, owner and other trades as required.
  • Coordinate with logistics manager to schedule personnel for installation.
  • Cooperatively manage and monitor the labor expenditures of installation personnel over the course of the project and communicate (upward) any issues that impact profitability.

Client Service & Best Practices

  • Function as the focal point for internal and external project communication and documentation.
  • Provide regular reports of job progress to all stakeholders.
  • Assist with, or facilitate the ordering of materials upon approval of submittal documents or verification from engineering for design-build projects.
  • Generate and/or respond to construction communication including, but not limited to: requests for information, change order documents, room readiness letters, delay or compression notification of theft or damage to materials, tools or vehicles, safety or injury reports, warranty information, material hand-off or inventory, punch lists, field reports, sign-off documents or other documentation as assigned or required.
  • Pro-actively manage the change order process with the Client and appropriate sales representative.
  • Regularly inspect installation work performed by staff and/or subcontractors.
  • Test, or certify the performance of, all installed products, systems, and services.
  • Coordinate and/or provide training to Client.
  • Coordinate turn-over of the project to appropriate team member at the end of each project for final testing, Client training, and sign-off.
  • Keep Client information in ConnectWise current and complete.
  • Enter time and expenses in ConnectWise as it occurs.
  • Professional Development
  • Continuously expand my in-depth knowledge of our services, product offerings, and best practices.
  • Stay abreast of new A/V/L equipment, gear and accessories and industry trends.
  • Research new products to remain current on technology solutions.
  • Actively participate in applicable Company-sponsored training activities.



  • High School diploma or equivalent experience
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
  • CTS (Certified Technical Specialist) preferred. The employee is required to obtain within first 6 months of employment.
  • Valid driver’s license, proof of insurance, and clean driving record
  • Project security clearance as required by our Company and Clients

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Microsoft Project, Adobe Acrobat, and AutoCAD viewing or markup utilities.

Technical Skills

  • Have a fundamental understanding of AV system functionality and installation process and techniques.
  • Electrical knowledge, including basic low voltage electrical
  • Use basic hand and power tools
  • Skill in soldering techniques
  • Ability to read and comprehend project technical documents including, but not limited to:  engineering and architectural drawings, schedules, test reports, or commissioning documents.
  • Ability to create and maintain construction schedules.
  • Physical Demands and Work Environment
  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Dexterity of hands and fingers to operate a computer keyboard, mouse, power tools and to handle other equipment.
  • Ability to lift and transport moderately heavy equipment (up to 50 pounds).
  • Ability to perform job duties on scaffolding, ladders, lifts and at various heights as well as extensive overhead motion required in order to install equipment
  • Ability to work effectively in warm and cold environments.

Other Skills & Abilities

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to travel to job sites throughout the country
  • Work effectively on my own or as part of a team
  • Strong verbal and written English


  • 2+ years’ AV/sound installation experience
  • Experience with various techniques used in pulling wire and cable

Valued Qualifications (not required)

  • Theatrical Lighting
  • Show Control
  • Surveillance
  • Multi-Media
  • Audio Operation
  • Understanding of basic building materials

If you believe you are a match, then email us the information below.  We are hiring immediately. APPLY NOW. Please email the following to  Make the subject line of your email:  Why I would make a great project manager.

  • Write me an email that introduces yourself.
  • Explain the three attributes of your dream career.
  • Confirm your compensation requirements (Yes, this is a legal question and your answer is kept confidential.)
  • Copy of your resume

DO NOT respond if you don’t meet the minimum requirements. Thank you in advance for your understanding and look forward to hearing from you!


Jason Jones Named Top 40 Under 40 By Commercial Integrator

Jason Jones Top 40 Under 40

CI 40 Under 40: Class of 2017

The 4th annual CI 40 Under 40: Class of 2017 features our youngest members ever and other AV systems integrators who’ve made major marks in the industry.

We hear often, and write even more often, about how AV systems integrators are looking for the next young superstar as their management team adds gray hair and thinks about life after the corner office.

The fourth annual CI 40 Influencers Under 40 list was never intended to be a recruiting tool for those companies to inject their workforce with rising stars, but we know it’s worked that way based on how we’ve watched several alumni from our previous lists continue their ascent even after being singled out by peers for their contributions to the industry.

We don’t know what the future holds for the members of the 2017 class, but we do know this year’s honorees include our youngest members ever — each of whom attended InfoComm 2017 in June — including one who is dreaming of the day he can earn his CTS certification.

As always, the 2017 CI 40 Under 40 is composed primarily of young, talented people nominated by someone else in the industry; either a co-worker, friend, former colleague or someone simply blown away by the accomplishments they saw or heard about. We rounded out the list with a few people we’ve previously written about, including one former CI cover boy and a few who’ve been profiled as part of our Back Stage Q&A profiles.

Several of this year’s honorees are teens, which should make employers excited that the word is getting out about AV systems integrators and why their jobs are worth considering as a career. We know that’s been a struggle for a lot of firms in recent years, but it’s nice to see offerings such as InfoComm’s ICIF grant program and the NSCA Ignite program bearing some fruit.

As usual, we squeezed in a few more than 40 honorees to this list and included a few people who have celebrated their 40th birthdays since last year’s installment. If you don’t see your nominee on the list this year, wait ’til next year, because we’ve already started the 2018 collection with those who just missed the cut this time around.

Jason Jones, 36 President, and CEO, S&L Integrated

Jason’s vision of expanding the business and attracting quality technical engineers and innovative management leaders has been successful and reflected by building a 20,000 square-foot facility, complete with a conference room that seats 24 at the table and another dozen in the planned seating around the room.The perimeter offices feature floor-to-ceiling glass, giving the workplace an open-air environment. Technicians all have computer work stations and work benches with several smaller huddle room meeting spaces for group meetings and video conferencing.

Reposted from an article by D. Craig MacCormack, Commercial Integrator,,   

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