Construction Assistant Project Manager- Wheaton

Wheaton Permanent USD91,000 - USD100,000
  • Profit sharing opportunities
  • Our client has strong pipeline of projects carrying them into 2023

About Our Client

Our client is a family owned and operated general contractor that specializes in the construction of commercial and industrial projects. Founded in 1920, our client is a well established general contractor in the south suburbs of Chicago. Their typical projects range from $500,000-$2M and last year they brought in over $80M worth of revenue. As a family owned and operated company, our client cares about their employees by offering shorter hours and 20 days PTO.

Job Description

  • Managing all documentation to ensure the project is compliant, remains on schedule, and remains within budget while monitoring all costs
  • Obtaining, assembling, distributing, and filling all as-built drawings, warranties, certificates of occupancy, and lien releases
  • Scheduling projects in logical steps and budgeting time required to meet deadlines
  • Building and maintaining relationships critical to the success of the overall project and company
  • Track and analyze data to reduce gaps between estimates and actual costs
  • Obtain and track subcontract bids and negotiate budgets
  • Prepare and present estimate documentation, including gaps in available data
  • Prepares estimates according to the requirements of multiple delivery systems
  • Reviews quotes and estimates with the project management team
  • Assists with certain post-bid buyouts
  • Initiates and participates in meet and greet presentations with subcontractors and suppliers

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

  • 5+ years of experience in Construction Project Management
  • Estimating and project management experience required
  • 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

  • Family oriented culture
  • Solid leadership out of top general contractors
  • Hands off management approach
  • Great relationships with subcontractors
  • A competitive base salary between $70,000-$120,000 (Depending on Experience)
  • Competitive bonus structure, project/profit based
  • Typically between $8,000-$15,000 in the first year
  • Full health insurance package, plus PTO, paid holidays, 401k match, and profit sharing plan
  • Company wide events, team bonding, and charitable outings
  • Robust career advancement opportunity
  • Strong training programs
  • Flexible work hours
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