Construction Assistant Project Manager

The Company: DESCCO Design & Construction, Inc. is a diverse family owned firm known for our stability and ability to deliver best in class construction services. We are a growing commercial and infrastructure building company located in Fleetwood, PA. We offer competitive salaries, good benefits, a great work environment and an excellent opportunity for growth and advancement. We are large enough to tackle unique and challenging projects but small enough to be able to take care of our customers and employees alike.

The Position: We are hiring a full time Assistant Project Manager to work in areas of commercial, heavy highway, water treatment and other various construction projects. The Assistant Project Manager will assist the Project Managers with estimating, design and field management of various types of projects.

Assistant Project Manager position offers:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental Insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Short Term Disability plus other supplemental benefits
  • Holiday and Vacation pay
  • 401k with company match
  • Performance and Safety Bonuses
  • Outstanding Advancement Opportunities
  • Education reimbursement
  • Mentoring by leading construction and engineering professionals

Assistant Project Manager Skills and Qualifications:

  • Construction or Engineering degree preferred. Field experience a plus
  • Self-motivated and the ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Excellent written, oral communication, organizational and time management skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs and Project Management software
  • Effectively negotiate with vendors and subcontractors
  • Skilled at preparing, managing, and maintaining project estimates and budgets
  • Understanding, preparing, and updating CPM schedules
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves and help where needed
  • Candidate must be able to pass pre-employment screening

Assistant Project Manager Job Responsibilities:

  • Successfully assist project managers in managing multiple projects
  • Interpret plans and specification, perform material, labor and equipment takeoffs, solicit bids and compile estimates
  • Manage timely and effective correspondence with all project team members
  • Review construction documents and prepare project documents such as change orders and RFI’s
  • Jobsite visits, reviews and meeting attendance as required
  • Develop and keep project team up to date on project schedules
  • Manage the execution of all assignments with integrity in a manner that is professional, legal, ethical, and consistent

Assistant Project Manager Ideal Candidate:

  • An analytical, detail-oriented person that has an ambition and drive to succeed
  • Demonstrated leadership characteristics or potential
  • Natural mechanical aptitude
  • Excellent organizational and written/verbal communication skills

Equal Opportunity Employer

Are you interested in a career with DESCCO Design & Construction? If so, we’d like to learn more about you!

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