The Assistant Project Manager’s (APM) primary role is to provide overall administrative and technical direction for projects ranging in size from $100,000 to $50,000,000. Working in concert with superintendents, APMs manage all aspects of project delivery including estimating, cost management, budget forecasting and scheduling and contract negotiation. APMs are responsible for leading a project’s construction phase and serve as the point person for daily interaction with the client. Assistant Project Managers manage a staff that could include superintendents, assistant superintendents, project engineers, and estimators.
- Anticipate and manage cost exposures
- Manage general conditions budget. Work as a team to achieve budget goals
- Work as teammate of superintendent in support of all activities on the site
- Manage and approve project purchases
- Have determination, will and attention to detail to close out a project swiftly, smoothly and to customer’s satisfaction
- Implement corporate and project specific safety program
- Motivate and develop responses from subcontractors as a business partner to BOND
- Be familiar with BOND procedures and teach others—Mentor subordinates
- Perform professional and thorough annual evaluations and follow-up on the recommendations for employees reporting to this position
- BS in Engineering or related discipline or equivalent experience
- Proven management insight to maximize employee productivity and performance
- Complete understanding of industry practices, processes, and standards
- Understanding of all aspects of trade work — Knowledge of union agreements
- Extensive construction knowledge of methods for site work, utilities and concrete work
- Knowledge of unit costs to a sufficient degree to analyze cost of the work, change orders and cost projections
- Ability to author a project master plan to see how and where to include detailed breakdown of all activities that impact the project progress
- Understanding of the business needs and requirements of each subcontractor on the project
- Complete understanding of the owner’s contract
- Ability to effectively run meetings
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Software skills and database software experience with Prolog, SureTrak, Primavera, MS Office, HCSS
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.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must frequently 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.