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Assistant Project Manager - Construction - Wicker Park

Chicago, Illinois
$80,000 to $95,000
Job Type
23 Sep 2022
  • Assistant Project Manager for a leading Construction General Contractor
  • High Base Salary, Bonus Potential, Growth Opportunities, Family Oriented Company

About Our Client

My client is a construction general contractor that has been in the Chicagoland area for over 80 years. They are an established construction contractor that has focused on creating relationships with their clients for continued repeat business. About 96% of their business is repeat and complete both ground up and interior construction projects. They have been steadily growing the past 15 years and have continued to deliver high quality projects and win construction work even through economic downturns. They have around 150 people within their company and work on construction projects throughout the Chicagoland area.

Job Description

My client is seeking an Assistant Project Manager for construction projects specifically within multifamily, mixed-use, federal, healthcare, and commercial construction projects. This role will report directly into a Project Manager and Senior Project Manager and will have support from Project Engineers on the construction projects. The role of the Assistant Project Manager will include the following:

  • Provide overall construction management support for single and/or multiple projects to ensure quality control, profitability and client satisfaction
  • Primary objective is to ensure client satisfaction by understanding the client's vision/objectives for the project, the project delivery process, and financial metrics for the project
  • Have working knowledge of the overall direction of the project from preconstruction through closeout including contractual and specification documentation compliance, managing team collaboration, and meeting or exceeding the project's forecasted profit goals
  • Provide training, mentoring and coaching to peers and support staff
  • Contribute to company's culture, mission and values through thought leadership and actions
  • Set up, maintain, distribute and ensure timely document return for all documents that will pertain to the project to ensure procedural and contractual compliance both internally and externally
  • As assigned by Project Manager, manage subcontractor performance in conjunction with Field Operations and take action to resolve performance issues

This role is excellent for an Assistant Project Manager within the construction industry looking to continue their growth upwards to a Project Manager. My client intends to continue to grow their team significantly in the coming years and therefore an excellent opportunity to be joining during such an exciting stage in their growth.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

In return for a competitive compensation package, the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Bachelors Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Architecture.
  • 5-8+ years of successful completion of construction projects as an Estimator or Preconstruction Manager
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, Prolog
  • Ability to interpret construction documents
  • A strong knowledge of construction industry laws, contracts, finances, insurance claims avoidance, and liability aspects
  • Knowledge of construction engineering principals: methods, schedules, estimating, materials, and sequencing

What's on Offer
  • Base salary between $80,000 to $95,000 (dependent upon experience)
  • Performance related bonus structure
  • Assistant Project Manager title
  • Health
  • Dental
  • 401K plan
  • 15 PTO days and 8 holidays
  • Half-day Fridays year round
  • Car allowance
  • Paternity leave
  • Maternity leave
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  • Job Reference: 719583864-2
  • Date Posted: 23 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Michael Page International Inc
  • Location: Chicago, Illinois
  • Salary: $80,000 to $95,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent