Assistant Project Manager (Engineering Background)

New York Permanent USD85,000 - USD125,000
  • If you're looking to join a reputable GC in NYC, this is a great opportunity
  • Assistant Project Manager with fast track to promotions

About Our Client

My client is one of the largest nationwide design/build general contractors looking to build out their team in New York, NY. They established partnerships with several F500 clients across the retail, technology, distribution, commercial interior and new construction verticals. They have one of the most credible reputations in the industry as they continue to deliver exceptional results for projects year after year. You will join an inclusive, results-driven, honest, professional, and collaborative team. They are known for maintaining a highly inclusive and employee-centric environment.

Job Description

Key Responsibilities
* Take an active role in guiding jobs and project teams in each phase including pre-construction, construction, closeout, and post-construction services
* Maintain a big picture view of strategy, risk assessment, and profitability and continuously communicate this view throughout the life of the project
* Identify and focus on critical issues related to constructability including associated costs and logistical issues
* Lead and manage multiple and/or larger, more complex projects with limited PX involvement
* Ensure timely and accurate completion of all financial processes, controls, and reports, i.e., internal budgets, costs to complete, billings, collections, subcontractor payments, change order preparation and resolution, contracts, etc.
* Ensure that jobs are completed according to schedule and meet profit goals
* Develop, nurture, and maintain ongoing client, architect, subcontractor, and industry (landlords, brokers, etc) relationships at the appropriate level reinforcing commitment to continue addressing their needs and interests
* Promote positive subcontractor relations by dealing professionally and fairly with all subcontractors and vendors and instill this philosophy within the team at all times
* Partner closely with Field Operations team members, and oversee Assistant Project Manager or other internal team members assigned to project
* Review subcontractor and vendor invoices throughout the life-cycle of the project and approve for payment or negotiate appropriate changes
* Oversee change orders and RFIs, prepare as needed
* Keep consistent lines of communication open with clients and proactively share project progress and budget matters
* Respond to work delays, emergencies, and other problems as needed
* Ensure punch list completion

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


* 3-5+ years of Construction Project Management experience, strong preference for engineering backgrounds.

* Must have experience managing projects with high intensity and short-term duration of 12-16 weeks

* OSHA-30 preferred * College degree in Construction, Engineering, or Architecture preferred

* Occasional travel as required

* Buyout proficiency and strong experience with leveling trades

* Creating and processing RFI's using ProCore or similar technology

* Scheduling proficiency

* Document management

* Financial accountability

* Presentation skills and ability to lead meetings

What's on Offer

Competitive salary, bonus, benefits, 401K

Thomas Allen
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Job summary

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Project Manager
New York
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Consultant name
Thomas Allen
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