Assistant Project Manager, Commercial Construction

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As an Assistant Project Manager with our client, you will closely assist the Project Manager in driving successful project results, from preconstruction through final closeout in the safest manner possible while maintaining the highest quality standards.

Responsibilities of Assistant Project Manager, Commercial Construction:

  • Ensure all safety and quality program compliance on the project site. You will initiate weekly project safety meetings for on-site supervisors and labor force
  • Supervise the project activities of the on-site project engineer, field superintendents, and administrative personnel. Organize and plan the execution of the physical work
  • Interface directly with the client. Communicate periodic project status and represent company in meetings
  • Develop and maintain the provisions and requirements of all contract documents, including plans, specifications, owner’s contract, subcontracts and purchase orders. Review and approve subcontractor and vendor invoices and change requests. Negotiate contract changes with client, with Project Manager’s guidance
  • Maintain strict control of the project budget for each work activity
  • Assist with project schedule development and direct its long term planning and execution. Coordinate schedule & plan with subcontractors and vendors
  • Openly and confidently communicate with all other parties involved with the project, establishing trust and rapport with owners, architects, engineers, and subcontractors
  • Be involved in bidding, pre-construction services, budgeting and Continuous Improvement Programs

Qualifications of Assistant Project Manager, Commercial Construction:

  • A minimum of three (3) years experience working in a design or construction firm
  • A bachelor degree, preferably in construction management, engineering or a related field
  • The desire to succeed. Our best Assistant Project Managers are strong leaders-self-starters who drive excellence and meet high standards
  • Effective communication skills to motivate your team, delegate tasks, and present proposals to clients with competence and confidence
  • The fortitude to juggle competing priorities in a fast-paced environment. Multi-tasking with a sense of urgency while maintaining strong attention to detail and accuracy is crucial
  • Ability to maintain critical path project schedules using scheduling software
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft SharePoint and construction management applications such as Primavera Contract Management or Prolog is preferred

Compensation is based on experience

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