Assistant Project Manager (Construction)

Washington, DC 20036 | Temp/Contract to Direct

Post Date: 03/16/2018 Job ID: real_street-1816 Industry: Construction General Pay Rate: 33.17-38.46

Job Description


Since 2001, RealStreet has connected management executives for the construction industry to contractors working on commercial and government projects.  As the leading firm in the country which specializes entirely in senior level construction employment, we have cultivated long-term relationships with many of the industry's leading companies enabling us access to the top companies throughout the continental U.S.


We currently have a great assignment for an Assistant Project Manager with one of our top clients.  As an Assistant Project Manager, you will be supporting our client, a program management firm focused on both new construction and renovation projects.  This is a long-term opportunity based in Washington DC.


Job Responsibilities


The primary responsibility of the Assistant Project Manager will be to provide management support for a project team so it can successfully execute program management (PM) assignments for one or more of the following client types: K-12 public schools, independent and charter schools, arenas, stadiums or community recreation.  The Assistant Project Manager will take full-management responsibility for smaller to medium-scaled implementation assignments of over $10MM in total project costs, to include:

  • Responsible for deliverables with pre-development and implementation assignments include cost estimating, construction monitoring, constructability reviews, budget reconciliation, project documentation, design management, A&E selection management, public approvals and permitting, schedule compliance and commissioning activities
  • Support Project Manager or Senior Project Manager with the management of multiple assignments within a large-scale program, serving as the Client’s “trusted advisor” focused on achievement of project goals for schedule, budget and quality, and providing critical thinking and analyses to ensure quality client advice
  • Develop client deliverables including written reports, presentations, budgets, schedules and program, etc. that are tailored to meet client’s desired outcomes and scope requirements
  • Coordinate and direct the day-to-day activities of assigned project staff, both internal staff and external (JV partners, sub consultants, architects and builders) to achieve project goals and objectives
  • Provide input on annual performance reviews of project staff under APM’s direction
  • Perform quality control activities to ensure that deliverables are error-free and delivered on time
  • Participate in staff training and development opportunities and actively cultivates a knowledge base in a range of practices and methodologies in relevant industry markets (Venues+Municipal and/or K-12)
  • Participate in business development activities to include article writing, conference attendance and prospective client tracking or follow-up

Job Requirements


Specific qualifications for the Assistant Project Manager role include:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management, economics, finance, urban planning, real estate management or related field
  • Three to five years full-time planning, implementation or related experience
  • Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office Suite applications including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Strong understanding of real estate, finance and accounting principles
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license


RealStreet offers a comprehensive benefit package which includes:

  • Health, dental, vision and prescription coverage
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability
  • 401(k) with generous company match
  • Paid time off

Build a better construction career with RealStreet and contact us today!




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