Assistant Project Manager High Rise Construction- Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD100,000 - USD101,000
  • Strong opportunity to grow within the company- clear promotion guidelines
  • Opportunity to work at a top ranked ENR construction company

About Our Client

Our client is a top 50 ranked ENR firm here in the Chicagoland area. They are one of Chicago's oldest and well established general contractor developers. Last year they brought in over $500 million dollars worth of revenue. The majority of their work is luxury high rise, but they also do some commercial and hospitality projects as well. They perform the design build, self perform and general contracting for all of their projects. Additionally 80% of their work is repeat business with quality clients.

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.


  • The Construction Project Manager provides management direction and control of projects from concept design through completion and strives to meet all client expectations
  • Oversee the successful management of construction projects
  • Provides leadership to the team with respect to project goals, objectives and client expectations
  • Ensures efficient coordination of project requirements
  • Leads the team in cooperative and synergistic efforts with other disciplines on projects
  • Reviews all reporting systems and procedures and prepares reports to clients and senior management defining progress and cost
  • Promote and maintain client relationships
  • Prepare individual packages for competitive bidding of all project work
  • Receive, analyze and clarify all bids
  • Make award recommendations
  • Establish and monitor project costs and schedule
  • Receive, review and process all vendor submittals including expediting delivery of materials and equipment
  • Prepare all required project status reports to inform and coordinate with client
  • Develop and implement site utilization plan and establishes needed crew sizes

The Successful Applicant

  • 5+ years of experience in Construction Project 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 $90,000-$130,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based
  • Typically between $8,000-$15,000 in the first year)
  • Medical insurance including dental (100 coverage for individual and dependents)
  • Generous 401K structure (3 match)
  • Gas card
  • Company profit sharing
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • 10 PTO Days
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