Assistant Project Manager

Mortenson Construction

Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Assistant Project Manager with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise; along with the capability to creatively problem solve and bring together viable solutions. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are vital, with attention to detail equally important. The Assistant Project Manager will partner with the project manager from bid preparation through final client acceptance. Will also lead, coach, and mentor project team members.

Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.
Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.
It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a “best place to work” over 40 times regionally since 2002…
…What are you waiting for?!

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Organization, flexibility, outstanding customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:
Perform cost control and financial management
Work with Preconstruction on project estimate and schedule
Coordinate scopes of work
Review and compile pay applications, change requests, and other project financial documentation

Partner with the Project Manager or Construction Executive
Draft client proposals
Contract administration and management
Award subcontracts

Provide direction to the project team for safe and timely project completion
Act as liaison for project engineers, mentor and coach others
Provide job assignments and manage career development
Direct responsibilities and guide Field Engineer(s) and Project Engineer(s)

Manage subcontractors and suppliers for the project
Oversee budget for and make recommendations for subcontractors and trade partners
Lead project buyout with subcontractors and trade partners
Facilitate and lead meetings between subcontractors related to project coordination

Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to:
Perform on-site Project Manager duties on small scope projects
Implement a quality plan that ensures the customer’s specified performance criteria in design and construction


Required Skills:
Proven ability to assist with all responsibilities for complex projects
Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
Minimum five years of related previous experience
Current driver’s license
Ability to travel up to 100% to remote locations (keep home base wherever you choose)

Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.


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