Assistant Project Manager - Design Build

Chicago Permanent USD75,000 - USD95,000
  • Help lead a $120M ground up construction project in Chicago
  • 70 year old company with over 80% repeat clients

About Our Client

Although my client is known as one of the best local GC's in the Chicago market, they are being asked by their repeat clients to complete projects nationwide. My clients work is in the new construction of Warehousing & Distribution, Cold Storage & Food Processing and Industrial & Manufacturing facilities. They take pride in each project work which has made them a well-known GC across the country completing over $1B in a single market. With the light industrial space being the hottest market right now across the USA, and this client being one of the most reputable companies in the Midwest, they are in desperate need of qualified Project Engineer to lead $100MM+ projects.

Job Description

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.


  • As an Assistant Project Manager, you will be responsible for:
    • Working closely with pre-construction team to understand the client objectives
    • Communicate with clients throughout the budgeting and planning process
    • Collaborate with site superintendent(s) to ensure labor coverage for the project
    • Communicate and facilitate and change orders to superintendent and subcontractors
    • Create and manage a strict budget and schedule
    • Manage any conflict between client, subcontractors, and superintendents
    • Manage close-out and punch list

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering or a related degree is required.
  • PM and field work experience is preferred.
  • Working knowledge of construction principles and construction safety knowledge highly desirable.
  • An adaptable self-starter with strong problem-solving and communication skills.
  • Proficiency with construction related hardware/software

What's on Offer

  • Salaries up to $110k dependent on experience
  • Excellent career growth opportunities - add value immediately!
  • Direct communication with the President
  • Great benefits packages with little cost to the employee
  • Opportunity to be a part of a growing company with a ton of repeat business
  • Work/life balance with flexible hours and autonomy
  • Tuition reimbursement
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