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Assistant Project Manager

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Position Summary

Explore the benefits that go hand-in-hand with being an Assistant Project Manager at SSOE. Collaboration, accountability, and top-notch training are building blocks we use to set you up for success.

To be successful in this role, you must be able to complete work assignments of increasing complexity, working within an established framework of scope, schedule, and cost under moderate supervision with some latitude for independent judgment. Incumbent must be able to apply critical thinking, communicate verbal and written communication respectfully, apply attention to detail, commit to quality control, prioritize and multi-task.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist Sr. Project Managers and/or Project Manager with day to day project tasks, staffing to fee, work plans, schedules, budgets, etc.
  • Assist in preparing project plans, budgets, control procedures, etc.
  • Manage small to medium one to two discipline projects. (Under the supervision of a Project Manager or Sr. Project Manager).
  • Audit client billings for Project Manager’s approval.
  • May be the primary communication link between project teams, consultants and outsourcing partners.
  • Follows established procedures to effectively administer project, (i.e., construction cost estimating, correspondence, documents controls, etc.)
  • Communicates client’s requirements to each discipline.
  • Participates on client contact and business development activities.
  • Participates in preparing proposals.
  • May attend client meetings to take meeting minutes and prepare for distribution.
  • Assist in logging Request for Information, (RFI), submittals, filing and productivity weekly project reports.
  • Assist in coordinating meetings and establishes all paper flow and document control with client, contractors, regulatory agencies and others involved.
  • Coordinates printing and processing of bulletin and addendum assembly with Project Management Assistant, (PMA). Coordinates all printing, assembly and distribution of construction documents being issued for bids.
  • Coordinate the completion and distribution of client as-recorded drawings and project close out documents.
  • Assist in the collection of past due accounts.
  • May assist in the training of other Assistant Project Managers or project team members to familiarize them with SSOE or the client’s specific requirements.
  • Assist with on-site construction coordination under the supervision of Project Manager or Construction Manager.
  • May travel to other SSOE offices and/or client locations for coordination purposes or to provide training.
  • Occasional travel may be required, including to construction projects for construction coordination. Valid driver’s license required.

Minimum Education and Experience

Associate’s Degree / DIRECT / 3-5

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • An Associate degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Engineering, Construction Management or closely related field. A Bachelor Degree in any of the above fields is preferred.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of related demonstrated experience is required.
  • Must be a good facilitator with excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experienced in the following software packages: (Microsoft Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and CADD).
  • Travel is required.
  • CAPM Certification is encouraged.

About SSOE Group

As a nationally ranked design and construction management firm, SSOE focuses on delivering Great Client Service to clients through a full range of project delivery solutions. They have been named a "Great Workplace" (Great Place to Work®) and one of the "Best AEC Firms to Work For" (BD+C).

With 20 offices around the world, SSOE is known for making its clients successful by saving them time, trouble, and money. Over the company's 70-year history, it has earned a reputation for providing quality project solutions to semiconductor, automotive, food, chemical, glass, manufacturing, healthcare, power, and general building industries—with projects completed in 40 countries.

  • SSOE was founded in 1948.
  • We are a global project delivery firm for architecture, engineering, and construction management.
  • SSOE offers program management services from design through construction, to commissioning and start-up, for seamless project delivery.
  • 150 of our clients have been with us for over 20 years.

Equal Opportunity and Disability Accessibility Statement

SSOE is an equal opportunity employer and provides fair and equal treatment to all individuals, employees, and applicants for employment, regardless of race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, disability, genetic information, military / veteran status, or any other protected group status under federal, state, or local law. SSOE complies with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986 and related laws. SSOE does not make employment decisions based upon any protected status under applicable federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with a disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may email their request to hrassist@ssoe.com for assistance. Determinations on requests for reasonable accommodations will be made on a case-by-case basis.

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