Assistant Construction Manager - Commercial Projects

Oak Forest, Illinois Permanent USD75,000 - USD90,000 per year
  • Our client is a rapidly growing organization with a strong project pipeline.
  • Company that values work/life balance.

About Our Client

Our client is one of Chicagoland's most well respected general contractors. They have a large backlog of commercial projects. The Assistant Construction Manager will have opportunity to learn about all different areas of construction. They're offering fantastic benefits, 401K, car allowance, phone allowance and bonus potential. Expecting quick turnaround to fill position. Apply now for resume review within 24 hours!

Job Description

  • Overseeing and directing projects from start to finish alongside Project Managers
  • Directs and supervises work of project administration staff and construction engineers, as well as works in partnership with project superintendents to establish operational priorities
  • Responsible for forecasting, tracking/reporting project costs/revenue and adherence to project estimates
  • Responsible for problem resolution involving labor disputes, staffing, construction materials, construction equipment and contracts/subcontracts administration
  • Coordinates with construction Safety Manager to ensure that projects are completed in accordance with established safety goals
  • Develop strong relationships with Superintendents, Subcontractors, and Project Managers
  • Maintain appropriate documentation through project such as RFI logs and change orders

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • 1-3+ years of experience in Construction Project Management
  • Commercial construction experience preferred
  • Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management
  • Working knowledge of skilled trades including carpentry, masonry, concrete work, site excavation and grading, plumbing, fire protection, HVAC, and electrical.
  • Working knowledge of construction technology and details. Candidate must be extremely proficient reviewing and understanding all construction documents including specifications and drawings
  • Excellent communication skills with various parties including management, subcontractors, consultants, architects, vendors, and clients

What's on Offer

  • A competitive base salary between $75,000-$90,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based.
  • Medical insurance including dental and vision
  • Generous 401K structure
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Company profit sharing
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • Generous PTO Days
  • Company wide events
  • Company phone and laptop provided
  • DE&I Initiative
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Job summary

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Project Manager
Oak Forest
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