Shawmut Design and Construction

Assistant Project Manager - Academic Group

Job ID
2017-3276
US-RI-Providence
Division
Construction Operations
Type
Regular Full-Time
Category
Construction Operations

Overview

At Shawmut, our primary objective is to deliver exceptional service catered to our clients’ specific goals and concerns. Our project teams deliver top quality work through a hands-on, collaborative process while keeping our clients’ best interests our absolute focus at all times. With specialized training and the support of a national company, we foster project teams whose skill and dedication leads to the deliberate, predictable and repeatable construction experiences that have attracted and retained the top clients in every market in which we focus. The most memorable construction experiences are based on one principle—it’s the people who make the difference. And at Shawmut, we have the very best.

 

Assistant Project Managers, in the Academic Group, work with elite local private/public colleges, universities, and K-12 institutions. They are an integral part of the project team which owns the project from start to finish so they are responsible for the outcome. We provide specialized training and development tools that allow them to be the best at running projects, collaborating with clients and developing professionally. 

Responsibilities

As a Shawmut Assistant Project Manager you will work closely with a Project Manager and be responsible for the following:

 

  • Helping to create a schedule during project set up and sub-bidding that reflects that project strategy and is sufficient to estimate from and to purchase subcontractors with.
  • Monitoring the purchasing schedule and identifying and resolving purchasing challenges during the early stages of pre-construction.
  • Ensuring all documents and materials are maintained throughout a project.
  • Identifying, tracking, and procuring all necessary materials ensuring they arrive as needed and inline with the project schedule.
  • Identifying any lead-time problems or set-backs (i.e. strikes, shut downs, back logs), working with PM to resolve and keeping all appropriate parties in the loop regarding project implications.
  • Managing the submittal process and effectively communicating with subcontractors and project team as needed to ensure potential issues are quickly resolved.
  • Maintaining current financial reports to quickly identify potential and existing issues that could lead to sub par financial performance; work with Project Manger to address.
  • Developing and maintaining positive Subcontractor relationships through established strong communication in regards to responsibilities, changes and issues as well as following up on requests in a timely manner.
  • Developing critical client relationships through being available for client requests, working collaboratively with outside parties (i.e. the design team, etc.) to accomplish client goals and maintaining close communication across Project Team regarding client contact tactics and strategies. All applications will be kept in the strictest confidence. Submit your resume by clicking on 'add to job cart.' Thank you for your interest in Shawmut Design and Construction!

Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of experience in construction management with a commercial general contractor
  • Experience managing small projects or as part of a project team on larger, more complex projects
  • Experience in managing projects in a rapidly growing organization is critical
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Flexibility to travel when required

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