Assistant Project Manager

Chicago Permanent USD70,000 - USD85,000
  • Large Backlog of Projects in Pipeline with a General Contractor in Chicago
  • Play a vital part in the success of a leading General Contractor in Illinois

About Our Client

Our client is a full-service General Contractor/Construction Manager that has been in business for over 100 years. This company, which is experiencing rapid growth, is renowned in the Chicago land area. Team members are valued beyond the projects, which contributes to the strong company culture. Our client is actively seeking a motivated Assistant Project Manager to join their growing team who is looking to grow with the business.

Job Description

  • Construction Assist Project Manager with the completion of Projects on time and under budget
  • Participate in interview and RFP process for new work
  • Assist estimating with bidding for future assigned projects
  • Develop a thorough understanding of the details of the project
  • Contacts subcontractors to solicit interest in projects
  • Review final plans and estimates with Project Management and Estimator prior to submission
  • Responsible for the timely and accurate completion of all required monthly Project Manager review reports and profitable on-time completion of the project
  • Help create, review, negotiate, and works with the project team to process the meeting minutes, Owner Change Orders, and requests for information
  • Performs project closeout walk through with the Owner and Architect, collects all required closeout information and verifies all project punch list items are complete
  • Performs customer relation duties such as: 6-month project completion check with Owner and 11-month warranty walk through for any outstanding issues.
  • Keep consistent lines of communication open with clients and proactively share project progress and budget matters



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

  • 4+ years of Assistant Project Management experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, Architecture or a related field
  • Team player with a positive and driven attitude
  • Has interest to estimate change orders, pay apps, etc. but does not need to be able to bid projects from scratch.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • The ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Desire to further career as a Project Manager
  • OSHA certified

What's on Offer

  • Base salary of $70,000 - $85,000, depending on experience
  • Performance based bonus potential
  • Vehicle allowance
  • Family oriented company
  • Paid Maternity leave
  • Paid Paternity leave
  • Competitive family health insurance plans
  • Referral bonus
  • Short term/Long term disability
  • 401k plan with company contributions
  • Great opportunity to join a reputable brand, and well established company within the growing Chicago market
Contact
Emily Dudley
Quote job ref
JN-042022-5425454

Job summary

Sector
Construction
Sub Sector
Project Manager
Industry
Property
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Emily Dudley
Job Reference
JN-042022-5425454