Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager (APM) will support, the completion of new construction or renovation of multifamily housing projects in San Francisco Bay Area.  APM will assist the Project Lead during preconstruction and construction in all aspects of design management, standards development, budgeting, cost review, change management, project schedule management, quality control and project reporting.  Position based in San Francisco office with onsite visits or onsite if project requires.

Responsibilities/Essential Job Duties

  • Help develop and outline project goals.
  • Issue RFPs, evaluate proposals and make recommendation for selection of project team.
  • Manage contractors, designers and consultants in support of the Project Lead.
  • Support project entitlement and permitting processes.
  • Oversee construction project to ensure budget, quality, schedule, and risk management requirements are met:
  • Initiate field directives, evaluate change orders and regularly report on project costs and progress.
  • Review contracts, change order requests, track payments, inspect work progress onsite, and ensure design and construction quality control.
  • Coordinate and communicate with major stake holders for smooth operations and provide least amount of disruption to residents, neighbors, and Property Operations.
  • Validate pay applications for inclusion into monthly draw requests.
  • Validate project schedules. Create and update Owner schedules.
  • Provide quantitative and qualitative analyses of design decisions, including performing quantity take-offs and researching alternative solutions.
  • Update project management software database, record budgets, cash projections and schedules.
  • Coordinate, participate and document design and construction meetings, including preparing agendas and taking and distributing meeting minutes.
  • Assist in scheduling meetings with municipalities, neighborhood groups, design teams, and public hearings.
  • Support Project Lead

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Proficient in reading construction plans.
  • Knowledge of building systems, construction processes and pricing.
  • Proficiency in business acumen, negotiation skills, and resourcefulness.
  • Self-starting personality that can work well with limited direction.
  • Suitability to an entrepreneurial culture that places a premium on performance.
  • Team player who is attracted to a small, collegial working environment.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills. Knowledge of Bluebeam/Acrobat and MS Project.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Building Construction Management, Engineering, Real Estate or Architecture is strongly preferred.
  • Previous experience in the Engineering, Architectural or Construction fields is required with proven track record of built projects.
  • 5-8+ years of related work experience required.
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