Construction Assistant Project Manager

Local GC Company MN
Chanhassen, MN
Oct 07, 2017
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Job Description



Position Responsibilities

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Contract Management / Subcontractor Management
  • Manages Requests for Information (RFIs) including drafting, distributing to proper consultant or architect, soliciting responses from responsible party and issuing confirming RFI for all verbal directives to make project changes.
  • Manages plan updates and distribution. This includes Construction Change Directives (CCDs), Bulletins, and Addendums with the Design, etc.
  • Assists Project Manager in developing scopes and the assemblies of contracts for Subcontractors and Suppliers as required
  • Reviews and understands all subcontracts and assist Superintendent and Project Manager in enforcing all subcontracts appropriately
  • Manages Field Work Directive (FWDs) process
  • Takes responsibility for maintaining a strong team work attitude with all work on site and maintains a ready, willing and able to do attitude
  • Participates in the project team meetings by distributing meeting minutes, taking notes, taking a leadership role, assisting Superintendent and Project Manager in responding to questions and typing and distributing new meeting minutes
  • Assists with additional project tasks as necessary or directed by the Project Manager
  • Assists the Project Manager in project closeout and ensure all warranties and closeout documents are submitted properly and timely
  • Manages a minimum of 5 subcontractors from bidding to financial closeout

Financial Management and Forecast at Completion
  • Solicits proposals for added work and credits for deleted work
  • Ensures the Project Manager receives all proposals for change orders and assists the Project Manager in reviewing, processing, and approving applicable change orders
  • Issues FWDs for any additional work required and ensures all FWDs are properly filled out with detailed information. List all associated information and documents, ie RFIs, Inspection Reports
  • Review and approves Division 1 invoicing and review and approves of Subcontractor payment applications as required
  • Takes responsibility in project financial closeout - payment applications, invoices, and change orders
  • Manages Cost Issue Log in tracking all costs as required

Safety Management
  • Assists Superintendent and Field Project Engineer with communication of all safety audits, Incident/Injury Reports, and Correction Notices as required
  • Assists Superintendent in issuing Safety Violations as required
  • Support Field Engineer in monitors safety equipment and sign levels and request additional if needed from Project Manager as required
  • Successful completion of OSHA 30

Quality Management
  • Maintains organized, efficient, current and up-to-date files and records for Office
  • Receives, reviews, coordinates, obtains proper approvals and distributes project submittals to subcontractors and suppliers
  • Review Designer/Engineer/Code Compliance Manager Field Reports. Distribute to the appropriate subcontractors utilizing FWDs and correction notices
  • Takes responsibility in project closeout and ensure all as-builts and Operations and Maintenance Manuals are submitted properly and timely

Schedule Management and Planning
  • Supports the Superintendent to schedule subcontractors and suppliers and makes follow up calls to ensure work starts and progresses according to the project schedule
  • Development, maintenance and distribution of master project schedule with the input from the Project Manager(or Sr. PM) and Superintendent as required
  • Coordinates the scheduling, delivery and installation of owner procured materials and equipment to insure a quality installation with assistance from Field Engineer

  • Anticipate, Assert, Achieve
  • Demonstrates a strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability
  • Demonstrates strong aptitude in the following skills:
      • Good decision making
      • Problem solving
      • Communication
      • Organization
      • Teamwork and Team Building

Minimum Qualifications

Education / Experience:

Construction Management, Project Management or Engineering degree and/or minimum of 3 years of Commercial Construction


• Project Manager will travel 20-50%, or as required to perform responsibilities



Chanhassen, MN


Fri, 6 Oct 2017 06:00:48 PDT