Construction Assistant Project Manager
Our distinguished client, Morgan-Keller Construction, is seeking an Assistant Project Manager to assist with planning, directing, coordinating and budgeting activities concerned with the construction of structures, facilities, and systems. Participate in the conceptual development of a construction project and assist with organization, scheduling, and implementation. Essential Duties:* Coordinate on-site construction projects with minimal supervision.* Know and understand building and OSHA safety standards.* Interface with contractors, subcontractors, vendors and tenants.* Prepare weekly project status reports.* Enforce safe work habits and safety requirements.* Conduct detailed inspections; including punch list* Coordinate weekly progress meetings for multiple projects.* Report to project manager regard ing job status on a daily basis.* Comprehend construction proposals, drawings and contracts.* Review invoices and change orders.* Assist with preparation of construction schedules and track each schedule for multiple projects.* Coordinate manpower with site superintendent* Assist with preparation of bid documents.* Secure all necessary permits.* Review bid proposals and submit recommendations. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:* Ability to solve technical problems.* Strong fundamental knowledge of engineering and management principles and knowledge of businessprocedures.* Proficiency with Microsoft Office and construction software.* Strong communication, planning, and organization skills.* Multi-tasking ability with attention to detail.* Ability to prioritize while meeting deadlines.* Communication skills.* Ability to interact with various trades, managers and peers in a professional manner. Education/Experience:* Two year degree in construction management required; four year degree in engineering, constructionmanagement, or architectural discipline preferred.* 2-4 years experience in a construction related field. Physical Demand and Work Environment:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be metby an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made toenable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. * Physical demands: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand, walk, sit, use handsto finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs, balance, stoop, kneel,crouch, or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision,distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.* Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather conditionsprevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment may vary depending on work site.