Assistant Project Manager - Education

Prospect Heights, Illinois Permanent USD100,000 - USD125,000 per year
  • Competitive base salary, PTO, Bonus, Vehicle, 401K + Matching
  • All qualified applicants will receive a call within 48hours of applying!!

About Our Client

Michael Page has partnered with one of Chicago's most established General Contracting firms. They opened their doors over 50 years ago! This GC is a mid-sized firm who focuses on commercial and Education projects in the Chicagoland area. They offer enormous growth potential as they are looking to bring in talented construction professionals to fill out their team. They pride themselves on their diverse project portfolio. They focus on small to medium scale projects up to $5M, with an extremely strong forecast of projects in the Chicago-land area in coming years.

Job Description

  • Establish and maintain working professional relationships with the project design team, company field and office personnel, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Lead the preparation of construction documents
  • Administer contracts with owner, subcontractors, and vendors
  • Manage value engineering efforts
  • Prepare and process all paperwork and documents to owner, project design team and subcontractors in a timely and complete manner
  • Ensure compliance with construction permits
  • Prepare and maintain project schedule and budgets, communicating changes to project personnel as needed
  • Review, approve, and process draw requests and payments to suppliers and subcontractors
  • Work with owner in transitioning the project from construction to residential operations.
  • Address all project completion and warranty issues and prepare final close-out documentation
  • Manage budget and financial reporting
  • Interpret and analyze reports to ensure adherence to project budget.
  • Manage the Quality Assurance/Quality Control (QA/QC) program.

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

  • 5+ years of Construction Project Management experience
  • Strong background in Commercial Construction
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Procore
  • The ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • The desire to grow their career professionally
  • The desire to drive the growth of a highly reputable General Contractor
  • The desire to mentor some of the younger Project Managers
  • Strong track record with client relationships
  • Detail oriented
  • Good time management skills
  • Ground up experience is preferred
  • Proven ability to deliver commercial construction projects on time and on budget
  • Must be able to work in a multiple-project environment
  • Capable of problem solving and experience with complex detailed projects

What's on Offer

  • Base salary of $100,000 - $125,000, depending on level of experience
  • Performance based bonus potential
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Family oriented company
  • Paid Maternity leave
  • Paid Paternity leave
  • Comprehensive benefits package to include: 401(k), Dental insurance, Employee assistance program, Health insurance, Life insurance, Paid time off, Parental leave, Vision insurance
  • Referral bonus
  • Short term/Long term disability
  • Great opportunity to join a reputable brand, and well established company within the growing local market
Averey Macaluso
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Job summary

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Project Manager
Prospect Heights
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Averey Macaluso
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