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Project Management
Assistant Project Manager
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Intren | Franklin Park, IL
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Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Project Manager

Reports To: Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, or Account Manager

FLSA Status: Exempt


The Assistant Project Manager's responsibilities will include but may not be limited to: Assist with the development and execution of project plans & schedules to execute scope safely, efficiently, and cost effectively; Monitor project performance (cost, schedule, scope changes, safety, and quality); Identify resource requirements such as manpower and equipment; Ensure all work is planned, including outages, permits, etc. Other duties as required to accomplish the objectives of the position.


* Maintain project databases, working files, field binders, field tickets, etc.

* Preparation and generation of routine reports and correspondence; some involvement in preparing more complex reports.

* Provides guidance to field personnel in support of work execution.

* May assist in preparation of proposals, change orders and the estimation process. May calculate and manage smaller scale projects, which would include scheduling, ordering material, billing, etc.

* Contacts vendors, and researches literature and regulatory requirements.

* May include pricing change orders.

* On larger scale projects, the Assistant Project Manager must be capable of stepping in at any point and help with any

* number of tasks.

* May assist in the estimating process.

* Other duties as assigned to support the Project Manager


Requires effective oral and written communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills and strong computer literacy. Good problem-solving skills and the ability to multi-task are essential. Must be a self-starter and have the ability to organize and prioritize work.

* Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or equivalent combination of related education and experience.

* Knowledge of advanced functions of Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project, Power Point, and Internet Explorer.

* Ability to read and understand civil, architectural, structural, mechanical plans and specifications as they relate to electrical and/or other utility work.

* Effective analytical and problem solving skills with great ability to prioritize workload and meet deadlines.

* Exceptional interpersonal communication, presentation, and writing skills.

* Strong attention to detail required executing tasks.

* Ability to multi-task, prioritize and possess strong time-management skills.

* Well organized, team player, professional and energetic.