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Milwaukee, WI, United States, North America
Career Level:
Senior (5+ years of experience)
Bachelor's Degree
Job type:
Full time

Assistant Project Manager

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Job Description

The Project Manager schedules and coordinates all design and construction processes,
including the selection, hiring, and oversight of specialty trade contractors. Divides all
required construction site activities into logical steps, estimating and budgeting the time
required to meet established deadlines.
• Plan, coordinate and supervise on-site activities of heavy infrastructure
• Manage complete project process including project schedules and budgets.
• Managing vendors and subcontractors.
• Investigating potentially serious situations and field-related engineering problems
and implementing corrective measures.
• Coordinating activities with the other members of your project team.
• Managing the financial aspects of contracts.
• Monitoring the budget as work progresses.
• Preparing and negotiating project billings.
• Negotiating subcontracts.
• Overseeing procurement of equipment and materials.
• Negotiating purchase orders.
• Approving invoices and time sheets.
• Developing bid proposals, including labor, equipment, and materials.
• Providing initial client contact to assess the scope of work and resources
required to successfully complete projects.
• Preparing complete estimates for projects and developing bid letters.
• Developing budgets and schedules.
• Establishing staffing levels.
• Maintaining continual open communication with Project Manager and project
• Representing the company in project meetings.
• Performing additional duties as assigned.

Job Qualifications

  • Flexible and able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to work well under pressure.
  • Ability to manage several major activities at once, while analyzing and resolving
    specific problems.
  • Understanding of engineering, architectural, and other construction drawings.
  • Ability to establish a good working relationship with many different people, including owners, other managers, supervisors, and craft workers.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management or related field.
  • 5-7 years experience in construction.
  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices, processes, design, finance, and
  • Thorough knowledge of company policies, procedures, and standards.
  • Excellent communication, organizational and planning skills essential.
  • Basic personal computer skills including Project Management software, Microsoft
    Project, Word, Excel, Outlook or similar software.

Job keywords/tags:  Project , Construction , Heavy , Design , Proposals
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