Current Opening: Assistant Project Manager - Construction
Local firm seeks talented Assistant Project Manager to support ongoing construction projects. AKEA, Inc. is a minority-owned, verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that provides construction and design-build services to federal, public, institutional, and commercial clients.
The new Assistant Project Manager (APM) will be responsible for managing specific aspects of the day-to-day needs of construction projects in support of the Project Manager such as developing submittal logs, reviewing subcontractor's submittals for accuracy and conformance, and developing and updating project construction schedules. In addition, this position will track and maintain RFI’s and project permit requirements.
The APM will work independently to understand changes in the construction documents and relay the changes to the construction team. The right individual must be able to decide in what order work should be done on a day-to-day basis and make recommendations accordingly. This position will track all project changes that impact time, scope, schedule, and/or cost, and work with the Contracts Administrator to create appropriate change orders. The APM will also track key project documents such as field directives, RFI’s and ASI’s, etc.
The position requires the ability to read and interpret construction documents and organizational skills to act on verbal and written directives while interacting with the client, designers, and subcontractors. The APM should possess a working knowledge of construction means and methods with the ability to incorporate them into a schedule. Written and verbal communication skills for conversing with clients, subcontractors, and other employees along with the ability to use a computer, Microsoft Office Suite (word processing and spreadsheets), and certain scheduling programs.
Minimum educational requirements include: Construction Management Technology (A.S.) or an accredited related degree program. Previous construction experience and/or leadership in job roles of increasing responsibility preferred.
The APM position offers growth and promotional potential in the construction fields as AKEA, Inc. has grown significantly in project acquisition over the last two years.
Note: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required eligibility verification document form upon hire.