Physical Security Project Manager

TRC Companies   •  

Austin, TX

Industry: Technical Services


8 - 10 years

Posted 57 days ago

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Job Description

TRC Companies, Inc., a pioneer in groundbreaking scientific and engineering developments since the 1960s, is a national engineering consulting and construction management firm that provides integrated services to the environmental, energy, and infrastructure markets. TRC Companies, Inc. serves a broad range of clients in government and industry, implementing complex projects from initial concept to delivery and operation.

We are seeking a talented and self-driven Physical Security/Project Manager in Houston or Austin , TX (one of our other gulf coast offices may be considered) location.

The Physical Security / Project Manager will be responsible for identifying and winning contracts from local clients while supporting existing clients in development and delivery of consulting and design deliverables. The candidate will apply their knowledge of security and client operations to support and execute overall project tasks to achieve customer goals, including oversight, management, and participation in the execution of the field assessment, design, and engineering of security systems. This is a mid-level to senior-level career position.

The candidate will need to:

  • Attend and lead meetings with clients, contractors, interdisciplinary consultants, and other project team members as part of the security team
  • Network with existing clients and develop potential new clients and business offerings and win new work
  • Conduct and manage others in performance of facility security threat and vulnerability assessments, and risk evaluations
  • Define recommended solutions and alternatives for mitigation measures identified to support an enhanced client security posture
  • Develop, research, and define appropriate solutions, processes, and technologies to provide the required level(s) of mitigation
  • Develop budgets and high-level implementation plans for system deployment and commissioning,
  • Develop security program-level organization, processes and procedures, and standards

Candidate must be proficient at managing multiple project priorities and client relationships, maintaining good written records of conversations and decisions, managing personal and staff time to achieve project and internal goals and timelines, and providing required information to management to document job performance.


  • Bachelors or Associate degree, preferably in engineering, security or security management, or similar
  • Eight or more years' experience in physical/operational security and/or emergency management. Prior consulting experience (internal or external) highly preferred.
  • Senior level knowledge of security technologies, equipment and applications
  • Ability to manage and mentor staff as well as manage clients, projects, budgets and schedules effectively
  • Ability to develop clients and win work to sustain and grow regional business
  • Able to be part of a larger team to support business objectives nationally
  • Ability to travel periodically (estimated at 20-30%) to meet client and project needs
  • CPP, PSP, CSC or similar industry certification highly preferred
  • High degree of familiarity with physical security policies, procedures, and regulations (such as NERC, CFATS, MTSA, RAM, etc.)
  • Fluent written and verbal English communication skills
  • Ability to pass a background check
  • Proficiency with standard MS Office tools, laptop computers, and/or related tools is required.

Desired Additional Skills:

Good knowledge of physical security technologies and systems, broad knowledge and experience performing facility and campus assessments, evaluating risk, recommending security program modifications and re-alignments, developing processes and procedures for security program and related disciplines.

Preferred Location: Houston or Austin, TX, however one of our other gulf coast offices may be considered.