Assistant Project Manager - Grand Rapids
Company: The Christman Company
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: November 22, 2021
Looking for an exciting and rewarding career in commercial
construction? We're seeking Assistant Project Manager candidates
for construction projects in our Grand Rapids, Michigan region who
have experience in the construction industry, a passion for
team-based planning and problem-solving, and a wholehearted
commitment to building strong partnerships to support project
goals. This position provides a great opportunity for a long-term
thinker to develop construction leadership expertise across a range
of markets and clients, leverage technology to increase efficiency
and effectiveness, participate in a broad range of project planning
and coordination duties, and grow with the company. Candidates with
experience in education, healthcare, or historic preservation
markets are preferred. In addition to a rewarding career in
construction, Christman is an ESOP owned company, offering
competitive pay, a generous benefits program, and promotes training
and professional development. Responsibilities: In this role, the
Assistant Project Manager will assist the Project Manager in
leading construction project teams. Responsibilities include
assisting with allocating project resources, establishing
subcontract agreements, executing contractual risk protections
while creating a positive safety climate. This person will also be
responsible for assisting with planning and delivering projects
typically ranging from $5-120 million, developing budgets hands-on,
and providing leadership to the construction project team.Qualified
candidates must demonstrate the following:
- Work Planning: Ability to plan and prioritize individual
contributions and those of team members to achieve high-quality,
timely results. Dependable and punctual for all work-related
- Relationships: Ability to earn respect through the credibility
of construction knowledge and positive approach to problem solving.
Ability to develop productive relationships within the project
team, with contractors, and with design teams and clients.
- Communication: Strong communication skills, including excellent
ability to identify and understand requirements of the project team
and to participate in collaborative problem solving. Ability to
write proposals, monthly reports and other related project
- Detail Orientation: Ability to successfully ensure accuracy of
project documentation. Ensure compliance with applicable laws and
- Professionalism: Ability to maintain a positive attitude and
professional demeanor and appearance at all times and perform well
under project constraints and deadlines.
- Computer Skills: Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office
(Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint). Working knowledge of project
management software. Willingness to test and implement new
technologies as they become available.
- Math Skills: Solid numerical and analytical skills and ability
to apply these skills to achieve accurate project budgeting and
basic estimating for project scope changes.
- Learning Orientation: Willing to pursue related educational and
training opportunities for job performance improvement on an
on-going basis, and to openly share knowledge and debate concepts
with appropriate members of the Christman team.Qualified candidates
will possess the following characteristics:
- Bachelor's degree in civil engineering, construction
management, or a related field.
- Three years or more of construction project experience.
- Or equivalent combination of education, training, and
construction project experience.
- Successful completion of classes or other training or
experience in construction management, project management, safety,
communication, and ability to demonstrate knowledge and
- Demonstrated success in a project engineer position that
required professionalism and integrity. The Christman family of
companies is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity.
Equal Opportunity Employer: disability/veteran
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