Assistant Project Manager

Location: Hopkinton, MA
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $65,000.00 - $75,000.00
Date: 1/15/2018
Job ID: 02554244
Job Description

We are currently looking for a motivated individual who wants to develop his or her skills and gain experience in construction/project management. Reporting to the Project Managers, the Assistant Project Manager helps ensure proper project control by recording and distributing all project information. This position is the first step in the development process for Project Managers, Field Supervisors, and Project Executives. We will provide supplemental in-house, on-the-job, and other training to qualified individuals to ensure their effectiveness and success.

The ideal candidate for this position is a candidate for an Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field and has good computer skills. Full-time or Co-op experience with the responsibilities as listed is preferred, but not required. Experience/skills in using CAD a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Reviews design documents and shop drawings/submittals for consistency with contract scope of work
Reads and understands project drawings and specs
Produces and distributes document tracking and status reports using Prolog Manager Software
Develops and implements submittal and shop drawing schedule as required to maintain master project schedule
Reviews shop drawings, product data, and samples for conformity with Contract Documents and proper dimensional control
Processes shop drawings and submittals for required approvals by Architect and Engineers
Purchases materials and engages subcontractors for assigned trades
Ensures accuracy and completeness of subcontract scopes of work
Develops project material delivery schedule as required to maintain master project schedule
Produces, tracks, and distributes material delivery status reports
Expedites submittals, shop drawings, samples, mock-ups, and delivery of materials
Solicits subcontractor pricing of changes and helps confirm their accuracy
Assembles change order requests to the Owner for review by Project Manager
Sets up and oversees change order status and tracking system
Attends project meetings and records/distributes meeting notes
Coordinates project close-out effort
Expedites and obtains all record documents and helps assemble Owner’s Manuals
Pursues individual training and goals set at performance review
Promotes business development by projecting a positive image of the company during interactions with employees, clients, subcontractors, and vendors
Nurtures relationships with clients and maintains contact after the project has closed

QUALIFICATIONS
Candidate for an Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Management or equivalent education/experience
Full-time or Co-op experience in the responsibilities described is a plus, but not an absolute requirement
Strong desire to learn from others and a willingness to participate in in-house, on-the-job, and other training to be successful
Must be computer literate and experience with related in-house programs (Prolog Manager, Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, etc.) preferred
Experience using CAD a plus
Communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with clients, staff, vendors, and others
Strong organization skills, able to multi-task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Able to project a positive image of the company at all times

BENEFITS
Dental Reimbursement Program
Life Insurance
Long-term Disability Insurance
Short-term Disability Insurance
Health Insurance
Voluntary Supplemental Benefits
Flexible Spending Account
401(K)
Vacation
Sick Time
Personal Days
Holidays