Project Manager - Design Assistant
TalentPath Group
 Suffolk, VA

POSITION: Project Manager - Design Assistant

LOCATION: Suffolk, VA

SUMMARY:

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 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)


COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:

Competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience and qualifications.

TO APPLY:

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