Project Manager - Design Assistant
TalentPath Group
 Suffolk, VA

POSITION: Project Manager - Design Assistant



Company is seeking a Project Manager - Design Assistant to provide overall management direction for multiple design assist projects and nurture the business relationship relative to a particular client, group of clients, or geographical area.


  • Works with director of pre-construction to establish project objectives, budgets, and milestones
  • Initiates and maintains liaison with prime client and A/E contacts to facilitate design assist and construction activities
  • Prepares discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of drawing sets during each phase of the project development
  • Reviews design options and recommends best solutions based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials
  • Maintains files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, price list, and quotes
  • Establishes project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy
  • Manages and monitors project from design through construction
  • Controls construction through administrative direction of on-site superintendent to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget
  • Investigates potentially serious situations and implements corrective measures
  • Represents the Company at project meetings and assists in labor negotiations/strategy meetings, etc.
  • Manages financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.) to protect Company’s interest and simultaneously maintain a good relationship with client


  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering
  • 5+ years of experience/knowledge of construction, design, finance, management, and estimating
  • Able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, and standards,etc. and their impact on project activities
  • Superior communication and interpersonal skills (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.)
  • Skilled businessman with knowledge of the design build/assist process
  • Can pass the pre-employment (post offer) background check, drug test,, and MVR check (when responsibilities require operating motor vehicles)


Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.


For immediate consideration, please send us your current and most up-to-date resume.