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If you’re a bright, energetic professional seeking a new challenge, we may have an opportunity for you. Chapman has positions for candidates with a variety of backgrounds and experience levels. We are actively seeking team members for the following positions. If you don’t see the position you are looking for send us your resume anyway and tell us why you’d be a great fit!

Assistant Project Manager – Newton, MA

You want to wake up and look forward to going to work. You want to feel heard, and you want to know that your work matters. We work hard to make sure Chapman is all those things! Every day, our people have opportunities to grow, to try new things, and to take on greater responsibility. Not to mention that we have a lot of fun together too.

Chapman Construction/Design is big enough to provide you all the benefits, support, and training you will need, but small enough to advance as high as your skills will take you.

Job Summary: The Assistant Project Manager (‘APM’) provides comprehensive support to the company’s project management and field supervisor staff on designated commercial construction projects. The APM assists with a broad range of project-oriented activities to help ensure that the project is completed within the prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Project Management:

  • Generate and track project activities, subcontractors, progress, and changes across multiple platforms
  • Project document control: manage/organize/distribute project documents both electronic & hard copies for field & office staff. This includes plans, addenda, bulletins, sketches, RFIs, submittals, safety meetings, etc.
  • Track, organize and log all subcontractor documents to include bids, RFIs, purchase orders, submittals, change orders etc.

Supervision:

  • Take part in onboarding and training of new Project Assistant employees with Project Controls Manager
  • Coordinate subcontractor activities; ensure timely completion of tasks and escalation of any safety concerns
  • Attend weekly meetings, generate minutes and distribute
  • Collect all closeout information and assemble as built packages (hard & electronic copies)
  • Escalate any concerns, issues or delays relative to project work, subcontractor performance or other activities that may impact project completion
  • Review and qualify subcontractor proposals to ensure proper scope
  • Review and compile subcontractor change order pricing and documentation for review with PM
  • Generate subcontractor contracts for final approval by PM/SPM staff
  • Assist in generating of project budgets and proposals
  • Assist in generating of construction schedules
  • Supervise and conduct subcontractor site reviews/meetings
  • Create and properly vet RFIs to be sent to owner/design team
  • Generate project pay applications for final approval by PM/SPM staff
  • Coordinate and collect all affidavits, test reports and paperwork required for final inspections/project close out
  • Occasionally run project job meetings with oversight by PM/SPM
  • Attend business development events as a company representative
  • Attend project/client interviews as a company representative
  • Participate in company-sponsored training programs, meetings and seminars.
  • Maintain necessary training certifications such as OSHA, CPR, etc.
  • Complete a 30-hour OSHA training within one year of employment and ongoing as necessary
  • Maintain a consistent and positive attendance pattern
  • Perform other functions as required

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS (EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/CERTIFICATES/LICENSES): 

  • Possesses a four-year degree from college or university; and/or two years related experience and/or training in the construction industry
  • Demonstrated efforts towards continued development and growth in the industry; continuing education, coursework and seminars
  • A valid driver’s license and reliable transportation are required
  • Ability to thoroughly read and interpret construction plans and specifications
  • Experience with on screen take off software
  • Experience working with project management software (Procore, Timberline, Microsoft projects, etc.)

LANGUAGE SKILLS, MATHEMATICAL SKILLS, AND REASONING ABILITY:

  • LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to apply the tools of technology to carry out mathematical computations.
  • REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience managing subcontractors
  • Experience managing the financials of a project and creating monthly cost forecasts
  • Experience with CAD and/or BIM

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 55 pounds
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and the ability to adjust focus
  • The noise level is the work environment is usually moderate
  • Driving or riding in vehicles or extended periods of time is occasionally required
  • Being present on active construction sites where outdoor weather conditions, fumes, dust, loud noise, power tools and heavy equipment is occasionally required

EEO STATEMENT:

Chapman Construction is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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