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Assistant Project Manager | Interiors

  • Job Ref: 8215
  • New York
  • Construction

Position Overview

The Assistant Project Manager (APM) is in a unique position to aid the project manager in handling the many tasks which our projects dictate.  There is exposure to all functions of project management including scheduling, budgeting and quality. From program review to project closeout, the APM helps to review, assess and advise each matter involving time, money or quality. Working through the Project Manager and with the Project Superintendent, the APM is involved in day-to-day construction operations. They reviews change proposals, evaluates the correctness and assesses the impact on the project schedule. 

Responsibilities

The APM has the responsibility to ensure that Project Manager is accurately and fully informed of the status of any assignments and projects to which he is assigned. The major activities and responsibilities of the APM include:
  • Gain familiarity with plans, specifications, addenda, and scope of each project managed.
  • Work with the Project Manager to manage financial aspects of projects to protect the company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with customer.
  • Manage project documentation (permits, licenses, submittals, RFIs, work plans, change orders, etc.).
  • Manage purchasing of materials, subcontractors, and equipment rentals.
  • Collaborate with PM to establish objectives.
  • Work with superintendents and foremen to plan, organize, and direct construction activities to achieve project objectives.
  • Initiate and maintain contact with owners and owners’ representatives, and act as a liaison.
  • Monitor project progress with respect to both financial and schedule performance, and control project through collaborative planning with superintendents and foremen.
  • Represent organization in project meetings.
  • Manage project performance data and formulate progress reports as requested by PM and organization executives.
  • Assist accounting dept. by cost coding and approving for payment all project subcontractor and supplier invoices.

Education

BS degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or related field or equivalent work experience in heavy civil construction.

Work Experience

One (1) to Three (3) years project experience in construction environments.