The Assistant Project Manager (APM) will have a broad set of skill within the realm of project delivery from planning through project completion. The APM may be deployed in any or all of the typical project phases including Pre-Design, Design, Construction, and Project Closeout. Assistant Project Manager may be on-site manager on small to medium size projects, when necessary. Support the PM with identification of project team members Ensure proper contract administration of external resources. Assist with the coordination of team member daily work as it relates to project timeline and scope. Promote an open interface between internal and external team members. Manage communication with Construction Manager and keep PM up-to-date with issues and resolutions. Input and maintain financial activities for all phases of projects. Track all budget/cost control information. Process purchase orders, payment process and change control. Work to ensure project is completed on budget. The successful candidate will have skills in the following areas:
Bachelor's degree (B.S.) plus 2 years of experience in in construction, architecture and/or project management. Or 8 years of experience in design and construction or project management in lieu of the Bachelor's degree. Additional qualifications:
Possess the ability to work independently in difficult and complex tasks;
Must possess the ability to clearly articulate and communicate;
Must possess ability to read and interpret general documents, such as project reports, internal and external communications, and construction drawings
Must possess ability to organize and prioritize workload, be pro-active in identifying project needs/requirements that can be actioned without supervision, track calendar events and meetings, and organize as necessary (agendas/follow-up on actions/minutes).
Strong, documented skills in the areas of organization, problem-solving and personal interactions;
Self-motivated with sound decision-making skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office; Microsoft Project; AutoCad (Mac)
Knowledge of Sketchup and Adobe Programs preferred
Requisition Number: STFR005042
Internal Number: 58231
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