Shawmut Design and Construction

  • Assistant Project Manager - Starlite

    Job ID
    2018-3932
    Location
    US-CA-Los Angeles
    Division
    Starlite
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Construction Operations
  • Overview

    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.

     

    We seek Assistant Project Managers that stand above and beyond their peers and can appreciate the exquisite quality of the process and the great end product.

     

    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 in line 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 subpar financial performance; work with Project Manager 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.

     

    Qualifications

    • 3-6 years of experience in construction management with a commercial general contractor
    • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or civil engineering or commensurate work experience
    • Software applications: MS Office (word and excel), Prolog or other project management software
    • Plan reading: Ability to read construction documents/plans and ability to read MEP documents/plans
    • 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  

    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 essential functions. Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs and ladders and general navigation of an area under construction.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.   Performing this job requires the use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

     

    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. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.

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