Assistant Project Manager
Chicago, IL 
Posted 8 months ago
Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
This position will provide overall administrative and technical direction for one particular project. May have responsibility for specific aspects of construction (for example, managing document control, pricing proposal requests and tenant upgrades, issuing subcontractor and owner change orders, approving invoices, updating project schedule) or for one or more specific trades or one or more portions of the project.

As assistant project manager you will:
  • Work independently and exercise discretion in day to day activities under direction of project manager.
  • Issue RFI’s to the Architect and Owner for review and approval and distribute response to all involved parties.
  • Process submittals for approval and maintain submittal status report.
  • Create and maintain revisions log to ensure key team members have most updated construction set of drawings and specifications.
  • Price Proposal Requests.
  • Issue subcontractor change orders and owner change orders.
  • Create and update cost summary reports (PCO’s, OCO’s).
  • Negotiate, award, and draft subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Review and approve subcontractor invoices at monthly pay application meetings.
  • Provide monthly update to Owner on overall project costs and weekly quantity updates for self-performed work to administration.
  • Review schedule with Superintendent and identify lead times on material deliveries, critical path activities, or delays that may impact overall schedule.
  • Update look-ahead schedules provided to Owner weekly.
  • Perform monthly base-line schedule updates.
  • Active role in weekly subcontractor and owner meetings.
  • Prepare and provide Daily Activity Reports to owner.
  • Coordination between trades.
To be successful in this position, you will:
  • 4-year engineering degree or equivalent, plus extensive (ten or more years) experience/knowledge of construction, design, finance, and management required.
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities; superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential.
  • Must be a business-oriented person.

James McHugh Construction Co. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, age, national origin, citizenship status, veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, disability, and or any other basis protected by law or company policy.

EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability


Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
10+ years
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