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Date Added: Thu 05/05/2022

Assistant Project Manager - Commercial Construction

Chicago, IL, US
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Company: GPAC

Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Assistant Project Manager - Commercial Construction

If you want to take pride in the work you do, be valued for your contributions to the team, and have a lasting career in construction, we are looking for you. An award-winning Chicagoland commercial General Contractor is seeking an Assistant Project Manager to join their team.

The Assistant Project Manager (APM) obtains, evaluates, coordinates and distributes the information and authorizations necessary to construct projects on time, within budget and to the quality specified.

Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that required documentation is filed
  • Assist in creating and managing project budget for all assigned projects
  • Develop pre-construction RFP package
  • Assist in conducting project meetings
  • Establish job processes (RFIs, submittals, and pay applications) including approving pay applications and negotiating subcontract change orders
  • Update project schedule; ensure project quality control and establish overall project logistics
  • Assist in managing the closeout process
  • Collaborate with the project superintendent and site operations team throughout the life of the project

Qualifications:

  • Four-year degree within the construction, engineering, or business concentrations strongly preferred
  • 1+ experience in commercial construction, including experience with a commercial general contractor
  • Passion for construction and our industry
  • Must demonstrate a strong ability to:
    • Communicate clearly, concisely, and professionally, with a strong focus on audience appropriate business writing and verbal skills
    • Demonstrate a positive attitude and passion for construction and our industry
    • Gather data, interpret it into meaningful information, and relay that information through clear, concise communication strategies; ability to see how pieces and processes fit into and affect the bigger picture/business model
    • Organize and manage tasks and priorities
    • Adapt and exercise flexibility with the ever-changing world of technology, design, means and methods
    • Collaborate with people of various backgrounds and styles
    • Create and maintain relationships with colleagues, clients, subcontractors, and vendors

Benefits:

  • Industry-leading compensation and benefits plan
  • Lucrative bonus program
  • Positive company culture and work/life balance

If you are looking for the opportunity to grow within a long-established company in the industry, do not hesitate to apply now!

If you're interested in this position apply online or submit your resume to Kenna Warren at #removed#

All inquiries are strictly confidential.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States since 1990. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.

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