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Assistant Project Manager - Commercial Construction

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER
Are you a dedicated team player with vision, a great attitude and the ability to keep a cool head? If so, we have the ideal position for you.
United Construction Company is currently seeking an Assistant Project Manager who is responsible for assisting the PM and Superintendent in the project coordination, documentation, and completion of commercial building projects.
What you have:
Solid communications skills, a strong work ethic, a passion for construction, and with any luck, a working knowledge of ProCore.
Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university in related engineering or construction management program; and 1-5 years progressive commercial construction project management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
What we have:
A collaborative team who enjoys coming to work every day.
More than core and shell construction projects diversifying into government, public works, heavy civil, high-end tenant improvement, and building repositioning projects.
Extensive experience in commercial and industrial building types throughout the United States and we have been practicing General Contracting, Design/Build, Design-Bid-Build, CMAR and Design-Assist project delivery methods.
Location: McClellan, CA
Job Type: Full-time
Duties and Responsibilities:
Customer Service
Represent the company in a professional manner with Customers, Designers, Vendors and Stakeholders.
Build, retain and maintain successful customer and other business relationships as required for the company.
Promote and assist in obtaining profitable work for the company.
Assist in the preparation of presentations and interviews and participate in interviews when needed.
Contract Responsibility
Thoroughly review and understand the project specifications and contract drawings
Read the owner agreement to understand all requirements and obligations required for the assigned project including but not limited to; contractual completion date, phasing, early turn over, reporting, etc.
Ensure compliance with all terms and requirements of owner, subcontractor and consultant agreements. Assist in the preparation or prepare all required notices, reports, services, etc. are issued in a timely and accurate manner.
Assist in the preparation or prepare all subcontract agreements, purchase orders, change orders and other agreements to ensure all aspects of the project are contracted for within the budget.
Communications
Provide close communication and interaction with all internal personnel/groups, 3rd party architectural and engineering consultants, governmental agencies, material vendors, subcontractors and customers.
Provide meeting minutes as required by the contract document or as required in the companys policies and procedures, whichever is earlier.
Attend weekly subcontractor meetings as much as possible. Assist the Superintendent in assembling the meeting agenda and documents.
Quality Control
Assist the superintendent in the development and implementation of a quality assurance program in accordance with the contract documents, Owner expectations, company procedures and industry standards.
Review shop drawings and submittals to ensure proper coordination and adherence to contract documents ensure shop drawings and submittals are reviewed accurately and timely.
Ensure timely submission and approvals of submittals, shop drawings and RFIs to meet required project schedules.
Conduct regular site walks with the superintendent to ensure overall quality of the project and compliance with contract documents.
Scheduling
Review and comment on construction schedules to ensure time frames are coordinated with the purchasing process, submittal/shop drawing process and lead times to ensure the project will meet the required completion date.
Assist the PM in subcontracts, contract purchase orders, change orders and work orders in relation to the schedule.
Safety
The Assistant Project Manager is authorized and required to halt unsafe operations immediately that are seen.
Follow all safety policies as required in the companys policies and procedures.
Financial Management
Schedule work so as to improve the quality and cost of the project.
Participate in the review of the project budget with the Superintendent to ensure jobsite purchases of materials and equipment rental are a part of the budget.
Adhere to all accounting policies and procedures.
Ensure adherence to budget.
Assist in the preparation or prepare commitments to subcontractors and suppliers and ensures all materials are procured and delivered to the site in compliance with the construction schedule.
Enforce all terms and conditions in contracts/purchase orders with subcontractors and vendors.
Assist in obtaining or obtain the appropriate permits, contract insurance and bonding documentation are in place prior to project mobilization as required.
Read and understand project cost reports as required by the company standard operating procedures.
Assist the PM in monthly cost and billing forecasts.
Understand all job costs allocated to the project.
Assist the PM in processing all owner and subcontractor change orders and change order requests in a timely manner.
Assist the PM in monthly billings to owner, meeting time deadlines and coordinating with the accounting department on any required supporting documentation.
Become familiar with each estimate to fully support its integrity.
Review design phase and construction phase documents for conformance with the budget and schedule.
Assist the PM in the review and analysis of subcontractor bid results to determine low responsible bidder.
Reporting
Inform management, ownership and other affected parties of material issues on a timely basis.
Assist in the preparation or prepare reports as required by the owner agreement or the company policies and procedures.
Close Out and Warranty
Effect close-out procedure in accordance with the contract documents and in compliance with procedures outlined in the company policies and procedures.
Monitor and enforce project close-out efforts.
Monitor and ensure the punch list is complete and acknowledged by the owner in a timely manner but no later than the required dates included in the owner agreement.
Assist the PM and Superintendent in warranty items and resolved promptly on assigned projects completed.
Competencies:
Commitment to Health and Safety
Customer Focus
Financials Budgeting and Reporting
Fostering and Managing Project Communication
Initiative
Project Management
Teamwork
Computer Skills
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office software, including but not limited to Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Working knowledge of Timberline Project Management and Job Cost software
Working knowledge of Microsoft Project scheduling software
Ability to learn and effectively operate other types of software
Language Skills
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret building plans and specifications, contracts, common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
Possess the ability to read and interpret documents such as RFQs/RFPs and Company Policies and Procedure Manual
Ability to write routine and non-routine reports, correspondence and to effectively speak with customers and employees of the Company
The ability to write business letters for assigned projects
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Mathematical Skills
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Reasoning Ability
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
Accounting Skills
Ability to work with job cost and Work In Progress accounting methods, job cost projections, variance calculations and project fee calculations.
Legal Skills
Understanding of construction law, State Statutes and other Federal, State and Local regulations, ability to read and interpret legal documents, contracts and familiarity with insurance laws and policies.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations
Must have a valid Nevada (for job in Nevada) or Illinois (for job in Illinois) drivers license.
Must have a current OSHA 30 hour card on file.
Must be current in CPR and First aid training with documentation on file.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to sit.
The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and taste or smell.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock.
The noise level in the office work environment is usually quiet, while the noise level in the field can vary from moderate to severe.
Education and/or Experience: Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from a four-year college or university in related engineering or construction management program; and 1-5 years progressive commercial construction project management experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Required Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Must have or be able to obtain a valid drivers license.
WHY UNITED?
Our business would not exist without passionate, collaborative, achievement-focused people who successfully deliver best-in-class industrial, institutional and commercial buildings and facilities. As a United Construction team member, you will be part of a team that has a proven track record and a high level of integrity. United Construction is a company that is trusted by our customers, subcontractors, partners, and the communities in which we serve and work.
We appreciate and welcome diverse talents and skills because we know it takes a strong team to build great buildings, great relationships and great successes. We are always looking for outstanding people that can add value to our team and service platform. Become part of our success and Build United!
United Construction Company is an equal opportunity employer.



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