Assistant Project Manager - DC Metro

The Christman Company
Sterling, VA
Sep 13, 2021
Sep 15, 2021
Specialty Trades
Full Time
Looking for an exciting and rewarding career in commercial construction? We're seeking Assistant Project Manager candidates for construction projects in our DC Metro Region. To be considered for this position, candidates should have a degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field, three or more years of experience in the construction industry, and have a passion for team-based planning and problem-solving and wholehearted commitment to building strong partnerships to support project goals. Candidates with experience in education, healthcare, or historic preservation.In this roll, the Assistant Project Manager will assist the Project Manager in leading construction project teams. Responsibilities include assisting with allocating project resources, establishing subcontract agreements, executing contractual risk protections while creating a positive safety climate. This person will also be responsible for assisting with planning and delivering projects typically ranging from $5-120 million, developing budgets hands-on, and providing leadership to the construction team. Qualified candidates must demonstrate the following:Work Planning: Ability to plan and prioritize individual contributions and those of team members to achieve high-quality, timely results . Dependable and punctual for work related commitments.Relationships: Ability to earn respect through the credibility of construction knowledge and positive approach to problem solving. Ability to develop productive relationships within the project team, with contractors, and with design teams and clients.Communication: Strong communication skills, including excellent ability to identify and understand requirements of the project team and to participate in collaborative problem solving. Ability to write proposals, monthly reports and other related project documentation.Detail Orientation: Ability to successfully ensure accuracy of project documentation. Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations.Professionalism: Ability to maintain a positive attitude and professional demeanor and appearance at all times and perform well under project constraints and deadlines.Computer Skills: Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint). Working knowledge of project management software. Willingness to test and implement new technologies as they become available.Math Skills: Solid numerical and analytical skills and ability to apply these skills to achieve accurate project budgeting and basic estimating for project scope changes.Learning Orientation: Willing to pursue related educational and training opportunities for job performance improvement on an on-going basis, and to openly share knowledge and debate concepts with appropriate members of the Chrisman team.Best suit candidates will possess the following characteristics:Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field.Three years or more of construction project experience.Successful completion of classes or other training or experience in Construction Management, Project Management, Safety, Communication, and ability to demonstrate knowledge and understanding.Demonstrated success in a Project Engineer position that required professionalism and integrity.The Christman family of companies is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran

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