Owner’s Project Management firm is seeking qualified candidates for Assistant Project Manager (APM) positions working on capital projects for institutional clients. This position reports to a Project Manager and is responsible for assisting with all project management activities associated with single large scale new construction projects and/or multiple small to medium size renovation projects. The APM participates as a professional member of the owner’s project delivery team through the design, construction, and occupancy phases of projects.
The APM’s responsibilities include:
• Facilitates communications throughout project, particularly during transition from one phase/milestone to the
next. Helps develop and maintain project schedules and budgets from design through project closeout.
Communicates to the Senior Project Manager issues affecting project program, quality, budget, scope,
timeline, or delivery.
• Attends the weekly owner, architect, construction manager (OAC) meetings to review/discuss construction
progress and quality. Monitors, systematizes, recommends, and reports on all change proposals and monitors
impact on project schedules and budgets. Responsible for assisting with project quality control systems.
• Reviews and coordinates reviews of all submittals to ensure expeditious processing.
• Arranges and monitors the timely and orderly project closeout activities. Works with consultants and
operations personnel to prepare a punch-list for the contractor and ensure punch-list items have been
• Reviews and makes recommendation for payment of invoices and requisitions for payment
• Monitors project monthly cash flow projections. Helps prepare budget updates and discusses project budget
issues with Project Monitor
• Supports preparation and submission of submissions to jurisdictional authorities for permitting
• Perform other duties as assigned
Candidates should have:
• Bachelor’s degree in a technical field (engineering, architecture, construction management) related to
construction, project management or the equivalent required. Graduate degree desirable, but not required.
• Minimum of 2-3 years helping manage new and/or renovation projects, preferably in a higher education
• On site/field experience on construction sites.
• Design and construction of LEED certified buildings
• Excellent communications skills
• Familiarity with City and State building codes and other applicable requirements
• Experience analyzing and interpreting design documents