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Assistant Project Manager

General Description

The Assistant Project Manager (APM) will assist/support the EPC Project Manager (PM) on project tasks as assigned, follow-up on deliverables, and review with the PM.  This position will be responsible for the coordination of engineering, estimating, project controls, client presentations, procurement, and construction activities during the development and execution phase(s) of the project. 

Work assignments may include supporting multiple projects concurrently.  While not otherwise involved in project-specific work, the APM will support other project and proposal efforts, or may work with, or do rotations with the various operational support groups.

Duties

  • Coordinates engineering, estimating, project controls, procurement, and construction activities during the development and execution phase(s) of the project
  • Assists PM in the development of the initial project schedule in conjunction with engineering, estimating, project controls, procurement, and construction management personnel
  • Participates in value engineering and constructability reviews
  • Works with procurement to develop subcontractor and vendor scopes of work and schedules exhibits to the contracts for review by PM before processing
  • Works with the Health and Safety Manager on all safety-related issues, including but not limited to, development and implementation of the project-specific safety plan, reporting of incidents, and supporting the investigation of incidents
  • Assists the PM with project schedule and helps prepare monthly project review reports for the project management team and Senior Management
  • Provides feedback to improve Quality of all technical, commercial, and administrative deliverables for projects
  • Assists in procurement of purchase orders and subcontract packages
  • Monitors progress of overall design, procurement, and construction of the project
  • Facilitates Project Close-Out and Warranty administration
  • Performs post-construction cost review and reporting and participates in lessons learned
  • Performs any other duties assigned by the PM, including acting as PM when PM is unavailable (when deemed qualified by PM/Operations Manager)
  • Adheres to internal standards, policies, and procedures

Required Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Construction Science/Management, Engineering, Business or equivalent field

Preferred Experience and Education

  • 4+ years of construction project experience, including various aspects of construction planning and management including, but not limited to engineering, estimating, bidding, preparing, and administering purchase orders and subcontracts, scheduling, cost control, document control, etc. 
  • Prior experience in EPC/design build as well as the Power Delivery (substation, transmission & distribution) industry

Skills

  • Strong people relationship management skills
  • Self-starter     
  • Strong problem evaluation/solving skills
  • Strong team building skills
  • Good understanding of the project design process for projects
  • Understanding of integrated EPC process
  • Good understanding of construction means and methods
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with the design team
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good time management and communication (written and verbal) skills
  • Strong computer skills
  • Familiarity with estimating software and processes
  • Familiarity with scheduling software (Primavera P6 preferred)
  • Project management software experience

Travel Requirements

  • Travel:  Yes
  • Percent of Time:  Up to 50%

Last Updated: July 27, 2022

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