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Assistant Project Manager

Company: Reconstruction Experts
Location: Austin
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for administrative duties of projects such as preparing estimates, preparing subcontractor and vendor contracts, communicating with clients, and preparing other project documentation.Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • With direction from project manager and legal counsel, generates contracts for owners and subcontractors.
  • Pulls permits as required by governing authorities.
  • Qualifies and contacts subcontractors to bid specific trade items; sets date and time for subcontractors to submit bids.
  • Creates project budgets and budget adjustments, change orders, invoices, RFI's, schedules, etc.
  • Oversees quality control throughout the length of the project.
  • Works with project manager and superintendent on any production and quality control issues.
  • Obtains plans and specifications from owners/architects.
  • Reads and interprets specifications and plans to determine construction requirements and plan procedures.
  • Documents projects by site inspections, photos, meeting minutes, take-offs, and other means.
  • Helps project manager to develop the scope of work.
  • Puts together cut sheets, color selections, manufacturer's warranties, test data, shop drawings, etc.
  • Examines and inspects work progress and construction site and reports any problems to project manager and superintendent.
  • Ensures all reports and records required are completed in an accurate and timely manner and forwarded to the appropriate Company personnel.
  • Confers with managers and technical persons in order to resolve problems and coordinate activities.
  • Conduct and participate in safety meetings; wear the proper personal protective equipment.
  • Work as a team with other Company employees, subcontractors, clients and designers.
  • Performs duties not otherwise stated above as directed by manager.
  • Reports to work as scheduled.Physical Demands
    • Be able to stand and walk for long periods of time.
    • Be able to sit for long periods of time in front of computer.
    • Be able to work in confined/enclosed spaces for moderate periods of time.
    • Be able to drive.
    • Be able to climb ladders and stairs throughout day and be able to work/inspect work at a height of over 6 feet.
    • Be able to kneel, crouch, stoop, twist, reach, push, pull and grasp frequently throughout the day.
    • Be able to work more than 40 hours per week when required.
    • Vision to read printed materials.
    • Hearing and speech to communicate in person or over a radio or telephone.
    • Be able to work outside in all weather.Skills and Abilities
      • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
      • Excellent computer skills, including MS-Excel, Word, Outlook and Company-required project software.
      • Ability to get along with others; excellent customer service.
      • Ability to prioritize, exercise sound independent judgment, and communicate with co-workers.
      • Excellent problem solving skills.
      • Ability to exercise sound independent judgment.
      • Strong knowledge of construction methods and construction safety laws.Education and Experience
        • Minimum 2 year experience in the construction industry.
        • Experience in reconstruction industry preferred, but not required.
        • High school diploma or equivalent.
        • Associates degree in construction science/construction management, or equivalent of work experience.
          • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Keywords: Reconstruction Experts, Austin , Assistant Project Manager, Executive , Austin, Texas

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