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Assistant Project Manager- Construction

Rochester, NY · Construction/Facilities
For decades, our client has provided exceptional service as a specialized firm in the construction industry. This woman-owned business has been recognized locally and nationally for its exceptional growth and leadership. Headquartered on the west side of Rochester, our client seeks an Assistant Project Manager who can demonstrate the problem-solving skills and leadership qualities that will help them grow within their role and the organization. The person in this role must have the drive to learn and succeed on a fast-pace and high growth team.

Ideal candidates will have excellent communications skills with strong ability to give and take directions.  This role will directly shadow senior leaders in this of this $17M+ company, ultimately becoming a leader in this organization.

Candidates with Construction Management, Business Administration, or Project Management backgrounds are welcome to apply.  Experience in a construction-based setting is preferred, but not required.  Most importantly, we want someone who wants this level of responsibility, has a great attitude, and thrives in a team environment.

Monday-Friday, 8a-5p

4 Year Degree highly preferred, will consider less degree with experience
Pay: Depending on experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in a related field
  • Minimum two years’ experience with similar responsibilities and/or transferable skills
  • Familiarity with a variety of the field’s concepts, practices, and procedures.
  • Help create a project schedule that reflects the project strategy and provides sufficient time for procurement of materials and installation durations
  • Communicate efficiently and effectively with customers, salespeople/PMs/PXs, installers, estimators, procurement manager, warehouse team, and administrative team regularly throughout the duration of projects to ensure success on each project.
  • Ensure all documents and materials are maintained throughout a project.
  • Respond quickly to any customer or project opportunity or need
  • Coordinate with warehouse and field for proper materials sequencing to maximize installation efficiency
  • Identify lead times for delivery of products, and uncover and discuss with the team any issues that may need to be brought to customers’ attention
  • Perform site visits to view customer schedule progress, review site conditions or give direction to install teams
  • Coordinate field labor with project managers
  • Work with the project coordinator on the submittal process and effectively communicate with the project team any information they may require
  • Review job costs to ensure accuracy with quoted prices and billings
  • Assemble change orders along with appropriate back-up to send to customers
  • Work with project team to efficiently close out projects
  • Help develop quantity take-offs and estimates using flooring industry specific software
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships both externally and internally
  • Demonstrate critical thinking skills when encountering any challenges and proactively and productively solve problems when work plans needed to be adjusted
  • Demonstrated independent judgement, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills
  • Proficient with technology, including Microsoft Office, and adept at learning new technologies
  • Experience multi-tasking and working in pressure situations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility to do some travel
  • Reliable transportation
  • Ability to lift 50lbs
  • Desire to learn and grow, collaborate, work hard, and have fun
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