Assistant Project Manager - North Burbs

Northbrook, Illinois Permanent USD80,000 - USD105,000 per year
  • Clear promotion guidelines to project manager and SPM positions
  • General Contractor with 25 yr track record of success in the commercial markets

About Our Client

One of Chicago's fastest growing companies. This construction company, based in Chicago, has a track record for excellence resulting from a combination of wide-ranging experience, exceptional teamwork, and phenomenal growth. Their pipeline is significantly higher than anticipated for the next couple years. Additionally, our client places a strong emphasis on positive company culture and they want to grow their team with strong construction professionals.

  • Project Portfolio: Commercial and Municipal
  • Project Locations: Mainly Chicagoland area
  • Family oriented culture
  • Solid leadership out of top general contractors
  • Hands off management approach
  • Great relationships with subcontractors
  • Strong pipeline of projects through 2024 leading into 2025

Job Description

Assistant Project Manager responsibilities include:

  • Develop a thorough understanding of the entire scope of work, including plans, specifications, logistics, materials, equipment, submittal and other requirements.
  • Projects in river north and north shore
  • Coordinate subcontractors and manage on-site production.
  • Prepare and maintain a three-week look-ahead schedule for all activities on the job site; submit to Project Manager and/or Prime contractor weekly.
  • Facilitate company safety program (job site safety inspections, weekly safety meetings, etc.).
  • Maintain daily reports to submit to Project Manager and or Prime contractor daily.
  • Review and adhere to project schedule.
  • Maintain project photos of all phases and features of work.
  • Maintain entire job site in neat and orderly manner. Assure good housekeeping practices are employed in all areas.
  • Manage quality control by confirming that all equipment and material installed is what was submitted by subcontractor.



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

Assistant Project Manager responsibilities include:

  • Bachelor's Degree, preferably in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management
  • 2+ years of experience in residential construction preferred
  • 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 $80,000-$105,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based. (Typically between $8,000-$15,000 in the first year)
  • Medical insurance including dental and vision (100% coverage for individual and dependents)
  • Generous 401K structure
  • Gas card
  • Company profit sharing
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • 10 PTO Days
  • Company wide events
  • Gas/fuel card offered
  • Company Vehicle offered
  • Company phone and laptop provided
  • DE&I Initiative
Contact
Emily Dudley
Quote job ref
JN-042024-6397437

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Project Manager
Industry
Property
Location
Northbrook
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Emily Dudley
Job Reference
JN-042024-6397437