Assistant Project Manager

Robins & Morton
Job Description

General Summary of Duties:  Plans, directs, and coordinates activities of Robins & Morton’s  projects to ensure that goals or objectives of project are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters by performing the following duties personally. 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with achieving all profit, time, quality and customer satisfaction objectives on projects.
  • Provide support to the Project Manager and Superintendent to maintain owner, designer and client relationships.
  • Contribute to job activities in accordance with Robins & Morton’s policies and procedures, specifically those related to project management and within the bounds of the project contract.
  • Assist in the development and execution of the change order process and the execution of change orders with the owners and subcontractors.
  • Provide a significant contribution to managing all material procurement for the project.
  • Assist with the evaluation and interpretation of all contract documents.
  • Assist with the effective management of the subcontractor/general contractor/owner billing process.
  • Prepare correspondence and communication for the Project Manager for pending items, logs, and other management issues as necessary.
  • Under the direction of the Project Manager, manage the closeout of assigned projects.
Qualifications:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Education – a degree in Building Science, Construction Management or Civil Engineering is preferred, but can be substituted with experience.Healthcare Construction experience preferred.
  • Experience – Minimum of four years in construction related experience and/or training.
  • Communication Skills – Must have good written and oral communications.Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets contract documents, safety standards, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Ability to speak effectively before groups of clients, subcontractors, and/or employees of the organization.Advanced analytical and reading skills.
  • Relationship Skills – Ability to establish professional, trusting and meaningful relationships with Clients, Designers, and Robins & Morton staff.Ability to work effectively with subcontractors/vendors and authorities having jurisdiction.
  • Computer Skills – Competent and knowledgeable computer skills.Must have excellent computer skills in all Microsoft Office Programs; working knowledge of Timberline Cost Reporting preferred; working knowledge of Prolog or other type of Project Management software preferred.
  • Mathematical Skills – Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
  • Reasoning Ability – Use of basic reasoning, thinking “on your feet”, and ability to resolve issues quickly with little or no direction from a superior.Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule format.Good negotiating skills.Ability to make good judgments and render good decisions.
  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations – OSHA 10 Hour preferred.If not current, to receive within the first year of employment and keep current.LEED AP a plus.
    • Other Skills and Abilities – Knowledge of all facets of ground up Healthcare Construction/New Renovation.Ability to manage and take responsibility for the success of an independent project up to $5M or any size portion of a larger project under the supervision of a Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Senior Superintendent or Operations Manager. 
Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and use hands to handle objects or controls.The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk a throughout the jobsite.
  • You must regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Out of town job assignments require temporary relocations from job assignment to job assignment.
Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 
  • You will be working in a temporary facility/structure.
  • While performing the duties of this job, you occasionally work in outside weather conditions.You frequently work near moving mechanical parts.You occasionally work in high, precarious places and are occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.
  • At times the noise level in the work environment may be moderate to high
Other Relevant Information:
  • This position is an EXEMPT position and is not subject to overtime pay.
  • This position is assigned to jobsite locations.
  • This position is part of the Operations Department
  • This position reports direct to the Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Project MIC, or Operations Manager of that assigned project.This may change from project to project, but will be addressed at the beginning of each project.
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