Assistant Project Manager - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD80,000 - USD81,000
  • Excellent opportunity to work for global design build firm
  • Join a well established general contractor with incredible growth opportunities

About Our Client

Our client is a 100 year old architecture, engineering, and construction firm. They are a global design build firm with more than 200 people worldwide. Our client is 100% employee owned and have offices in Chicago, New York, and Poland. Our client offers a good work life balance for all of their employees and a very competitive base salary. They want their people to grow in the business.

Job Description

  • This role will report directly into a Project Manager and Senior Project Manager and will have support from Project Engineers on the construction projects
  • Provide overall construction management support for single and/or multiple projects to ensure quality control, profitability and client satisfaction
  • Primary objective is to ensure client satisfaction by understanding the client's vision/objectives for the project, the project delivery process, and financial metrics for the project
  • Have working knowledge of the overall direction of the project from preconstruction through closeout including contractual and specification documentation compliance, managing team collaboration, and meeting or exceeding the project's forecasted profit goals
  • Provide training, mentoring and coaching to peers and support staff
  • Contribute to company's culture, mission and values through thought leadership and actions
  • Set up, maintain, distribute and ensure timely document return for all documents that will pertain to the project to ensure procedural and contractual compliance both internally and externally
  • As assigned by Project Manager, manage subcontractor performance in conjunction with Field Operations and take action to resolve performance issues
  • This role is excellent for an Assistant Project Manager within the construction industry looking to continue their growth upwards to a Project Manager

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

  • Work hand in hand with a Project Manager to take projects from start to finish
  • Manage small owner consultants and prioritize project tasks to meet deadlines
  • Maintain knowledge of tasks, sequences, milestones and critical path events
  • Forecast delays in timing, materials or resources
  • Review invoices, pay applications and change orders to assure pricing accurate, fair and comprehensive
  • Coordinate all site photography and as-built record keeping

What's on Offer

  • Competitive base salary starting at $90k
  • 401K match and Profit Sharing in Benefits Package
  • Career Stability with Business Development Opportunities
  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits
  • Group Life Insurance
  • 2-week PTO
  • Paid Maternity and Paternity leave
  • Bonus per project (up to 30%)
  • Short and Long Term Disability coverage
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