Assistant Project Manager - Life Sciences Construction

Medford Permanent USD80,000 - USD105,000 per year
  • Join one of Boston's most reputable General Contractors North of the city!
  • Support exciting, complex $100M+ life science project in Downtown Boston

About Our Client

Our client is one of Massachusetts most reputable General Contractors with a strong presence in Boston's life science, lab, and healthcare markets. They have established themselves as a leading contractor with local hospitals, academic institutions, and bio pharmaceutical companies over the past 30 years, resulting in more than 90% of their work coming from repeat business. Not only are they popular among their clients, but with their employees as well resulting in a strong average employee tenure. With a significant pipeline of projects to carry them through this year and next, they are looking for an Assistant Project Manager to join their team.

Job Description

The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for:

  • Create a schedule during project set up and sub-bidding that reflects that project strategy and is sufficient to estimate from and to purchase subcontractors.
  • Identifying, tracking, and procuring all necessary materials ensuring they arrive as needed and inline with the project schedule.
  • Working with Project Managers to resolve any lead-time problems or set-backs and keeping all appropriate parties in the loop regarding project implications.
  • Maintaining current financial reports to quickly identify potential and existing issues.
  • Developing and maintaining positive client and subcontractor relationships through established strong communication in regards to responsibilities, changes and issues as well as following up on requests in a timely manner.
  • Preparing, editing, proofing and issuing of detailed documents such as construction correspondence, contracts, submittal logs, RFI logs and meeting minutes. Responsible for processing project documentation such as expenses, contracts, lien waivers and certificates of insurance.

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

The ideal Assistant Project Manager will have:

  • 2-5 years of Construction experience (General Contracting experience)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related
  • Commercial project background (Healthcare, Life Sciences, Academic, etc.)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships

What's on Offer

The Assistant Project Manager will receive:

  • Base salary - up to $105,000
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Monthly auto allowance
  • 401K with company match
  • Up to 3 weeks PTO
  • Access to upper management
  • Strong growth potential
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