Construction Assistant Project Manager - Chicago

Chicago Permanent USD70,000 - USD85,000
  • Competitive compensation package and bonus structure
  • Growth potential with one of the most reputable GC's in the Chicagoland area

About Our Client

My client is in the top 30 of design/build general contractors in the United States. They focus on a variety of construction markets including commercial, multi-family, distribution, senior living, hospitality, manufacturing, etc.

  • Company Revenue: $64 M just in 2020
  • Leading and reputable design/build firm in Chicago
  • Constructed more than 3,500 Projects in more than 46 states
  • More than 75% of annual revenue is repeated business/clients
  • Diverse project portfolio
  • Culture: family-friend employer and offer outstanding benefits

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 Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for the management of

  • Work hand in hand with a Project Manager to take projects from start to finish
  • Manage small owner consultants and prioritize project tasks to meet deadlines
  • Maintain knowledge of tasks, sequences, milestones and critical path events
  • Forecast delays in timing, materials or resources
  • Review invoices, pay applications and change orders to assure pricing accurate, fair and comprehensive
  • Coordinate all site photography and as-built record keeping

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's Degree, in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or related field
  • 3-5+ years of experience in the Construction industry
  • Experience in design/build or related field
  • Works well in a team environment but is someone who can be self-sufficient when needed
  • Working knowledge of mechanical systems and structures
  • Excellent communication skills with various parties including management, subcontractors, consultants, architects, vendors, and clients

What's on Offer

  • Salary range is from $70K - $85K (based heavily on experience)
  • Up to 7.5% compensation on an annual basis (based on performance)
  • 401K match up to 3% of salary after a year
  • Phone Allowance
  • PTO, sick days, holidays,
  • Flexible work/life balance
  • Profit-sharing contribution
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage
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