Project Manager - RedGuard

at RedGuard in Wichita, Kansas, United States

Job Description

What You Can Expect Working in the Project Manager Position 

The Project Manager is an integral member of a team that incorporates sales, design, project management, and manufacturing processes for custom fabricated, blast-resistant buildings.  Typical responsibilities include review of project proposal to validate scope and costs, front-end design and engineering, coordination with sales, scheduling and planning to understand capacity and customer expectations of delivery, coordination with document control for state specific engineering and code requirements, risk mitigation and seamless customer communication throughout the process.  The Project Manager will be responsible for accurate data that reflects status of project cost for labor and material, project kick-off meetings prior to execution, project close-out meetings, and meeting billing milestones.  The Project Manager will facilitate 10-15 projects in the $150,000 to $5M range utilizing industry standards for scope development and control and integrating with all manufacturing functional areas to accomplish organization objectives and deliver an on-time, high quality product.


  • Reviews project proposals and customer contracts to confirm agreement in scope, schedule and budget.
  • Maintains consistent communication, collaboration, and documentation for the projects team.
  • Manages process to keep the project moving forward in a timely manner.
  • Serves as the primary contact for internal and external customers.
  • Establishes a plan for each project to outline responsibilities, timeline, and action items.
  • Confers with project personnel to provide technical advice and resolve problems.
  • Evaluates designs for accuracy and changes, specifications, and drawing releases.
  • Prepares interim and completion project reports for management, client, or others.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university; or five plus years related experience and/or training.
  • Experience working with contracts, manufacturing/construction, estimating, and supply chain.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Microsoft Project.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Ability to obtain the following: Passport, TWIC Card, DISA Card.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering.
  • Experience in designing and/or managing construction projects.
  • General knowledge of applicable building codes.

Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Sedentary work. Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involves sitting most of the time. Jobs are sedentary if walking and standing are required only occasionally and all other sedentary criteria are met.
  • The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
  • The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work.)


  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Plans + Employer Match
  • Discount with the Greater Wichita YMCA
  • And more!

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test. This employer uses E-Verify.

This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). Non-U.S. persons selected must meet eligibility requirements for access to export-restricted information. The ITAR/EAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

If you require reasonable accommodation in completing an application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please provide a brief description of your reasonable accommodation to 

Department/Division: Manufacturing

Reports to: Project Management Supervisor

Location:  Wichita, KS

Position Type:  Full-time 

Travel Requirement:  Less than 10%
 FLSA Status: Exempt

About The Company

Founded in 1998 as A Box 4 U, RedGuard sets the bar in the design and creation of the most functional, durable, reliable and overall best blast-resistant modules on the market. Ongoing structural analyses ensure that the company's products not only meet expectations but exceed them. With a company culture focused on safety, RedGuard leaders believe that when there’s a life at stake, good just isn’t good enough. As a result, you’ll never hear, “think outside the box,” because for them, it’s what’s inside that matters most. With that in mind, the team at RedGuard comes to work each and every day focused on one thing—saving lives.

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Job Posting: 12290668

Posted On: Nov 21, 2022

Updated On: Dec 08, 2022