Construction Assistant Project Manager

Chicago Permanent USD80,000 - USD85,000
  • Strong opportunity for entry level role to gain exposure to development side
  • Our client is offering a strong base salary + bonus + car allowance

About Our Client

Founded in 1993, our client is a fully integrated general contractor and developer that specializes in multifamily construction. They are actively growing with a strong backlog of projects and are offering a strong benefits package.

  • Around 50 people in the company- last year brought in $215M
  • Work from home 2x a month
  • Looking at projects up front from start to finish, every phase of the project
  • Great track record in Chicago market

Job Description

  • 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

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

  • 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

  • Chicago-based projects
  • Opportunity for growth and advancement within the company
  • Salary range is from $70K - $90K (based heavily on experience)
  • Strong work/life balance & summer flex hours are encouraged
  • 401K match up to 5%
  • Culture Value - Happy Hours; Fitness Stipend; Work Outings
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance coverage (100 % covered)
  • Car/Phone Allowance
  • Bonus Structure - company and performance-based
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • PTO - 15 days to start out with
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