29 days old

Assistant Project Manager

J A Watts Inc
Rosemont, IL 60018
  • Job Code
    114687698

J. A. Watts, Inc. is a leading professional services and general contracting firm providing project management, programming, and construction for public and private clients since 1999. Known for our unmistakable culture of treating clients and employees like family, weve built our reputation by developing long-term relationships and providing an energetic, diverse and inclusive workplace. We are a growing family that values people who are innovative, respectful, committed to excellence, and looking to develop their talents.

This role is responsible for supporting Project Managers and Senior Project Managers with various project management support including participation in meetings, coordination with the scheduling and cost controls teams, evaluating changes, preparing project reports, etc. This position will report to the assigned Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, or designated Client Lead. Projects can be in a variety of industries including transportation, construction, or aviation.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications.
  • Assist Project Manager with writing technical documents, testing plans, and proposals.
  • Plans, specifications, and cost estimates.
  • Confer with clients, sub-consultants, and contractors to discuss work procedures, complaints and construction problems.
  • Make recommendations to the Project Manager or own project adjustments accordingly.
  • Assist the Project Manager to oversee project staff and j Aid in the investigation of potential situations, evaluate potential problems and make recommendations regarding corrective action to the Project Manager.
  • Complete daily, weekly, and monthly reports concerning work progress, costs and scheduling Review project schedule; coordinate schedule updates and distribute internally and externally.
  • Represent the company in project meetings and attend strategy meetings.
  • Review contracts and facilitate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Help negotiate professional and contractual service agreements.
  • Work with the Project Manager to understand the financial aspects of the contract(s) to protect the companys interest and simultaneously maintain a good relationship with the client.
  • Provide support to the Project Manager to help ensure those project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality (Recommend opportunities for improvement).
  • Develop, draft, and review proposed construction plans and specifications to meet client requirements for interior renovations and remodels.
  • Produce and present space planning and programming documents to the owner.
  • Prepare and monitor punch list items.
  • Perform other duties as required/directed.
<p>J. A. Watts, Inc. is a leading professional services and general contracting firm providing project management, programming, and construction for public and private clients since 1999. Known for our unmistakable culture of treating clients and employees like family, weve built our reputation by developing long-term relationships and providing an energetic, diverse and inclusive workplace. We are a growing family that values people who are innovative, respectful, committed to excellence, and looking to develop their talents.</p> <p> </p> <p>This role is responsible for supporting Project Managers and Senior Project Managers with various project management support including participation in meetings, coordination with the scheduling and cost controls teams, evaluating changes, preparing project reports, etc. This position will report to the assigned Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, or designated Client Lead. Projects can be in a variety of industries including transportation, construction, or aviation.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Duties and Responsibilities</strong></p> <ul> <li>Support project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards within boundaries of company policy and contract specifications.</li> <li>Assist Project Manager with writing technical documents, testing plans, and proposals.</li> <li>Plans, specifications, and cost estimates.</li> <li>Confer with clients, sub-consultants, and contractors to discuss work procedures, complaints and construction problems.</li> <li>Make recommendations to the Project Manager or own project adjustments accordingly.</li> <li>Assist the Project Manager to oversee project staff and j Aid in the investigation of potential situations, evaluate potential problems and make recommendations regarding corrective action to the Project Manager.</li> <li>Complete daily, weekly, and monthly reports concerning work progress, costs and scheduling Review project schedule; coordinate schedule updates and distribute internally and externally.</li> <li>Represent the company in project meetings and attend strategy meetings.</li> <li>Review contracts and facilitate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.</li> <li>Help negotiate professional and contractual service agreements.</li> <li>Work with the Project Manager to understand the financial aspects of the contract(s) to protect the companys interest and simultaneously maintain a good relationship with the client.</li> <li>Provide support to the Project Manager to help ensure those project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the required level of quality (Recommend opportunities for improvement).</li> <li>Develop, draft, and review proposed construction plans and specifications to meet client requirements for interior renovations and remodels.</li> <li>Produce and present space planning and programming documents to the owner.</li> <li>Prepare and monitor punch list items.</li> <li>Perform other duties as required/directed.</li> </ul> <img src="https://analytics.click2apply.net/v/Oa5KXDIEW5JWCDqdu2K8k"> <br/><br/><ul> <li>A bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, or equivalent work experience; EIT or Professional Engineer a plus.</li> <li>0-4 years of experience, preferably in engineering, project or construction management; transportation, construction, or aviation industries preferred.</li> <li>Strong interpersonal, administrative, and organizational skills, including the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict.</li> <li>Effective oral and written communication skills.</li> <li>Proficient analytical and problem-solving skills.</li> <li>Ability to balance multiple priorities, work and communicate effectively in a team environment, and meet deadlines.</li> <li>Experience using MS Office suite and industry related project management software; Microstation or AutoCAD a plus.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Company Benefits</strong></p> <ul> <li>Medical, Dental, Vision insurance options for employee and family. Health Savings Account option available.</li> <li>Company-provided group life, short and long term disability, and voluntary life options.</li> <li>Matching 401(k) retirement plan.</li> <li>Paid time off and holidays.</li> <li>Professional development and tuition assistance.</li> <li>Company sponsored social events.</li> </ul> <p>EOE/AA: M/F/Vet/Disabled</p> <p> </p><p>PI114687698</p>

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Posted: 2019-10-19 Expires: 2019-11-19

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