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Assistant Project Manager, Commercial Construction

  • Location:

    Manhattan, New York

  • Sector:

    Construction, Engineering & Design

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    US$70000.00 - US$80000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Cobalt Recruitment

  • Contact email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -082022-77855_1660933197

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Title: Assistant Project Manager, Construction

Location: New York City

Competitive Base + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is a well-established NYC based full-service General Contractor specializing in commercial projects including corporate office full build outs and interiors. They are seeking a talented Assistant Project Manager to assist with new and existing construction.

The Role:

  • Able to build, understand and maintain a project budget.
  • Have a complete understanding of the RFI process, including keeping and maintaining RFI logs.
  • Able to assist in the preparation of prime contracts, subcontracts & purchase orders.
  • Understand the differences between payment bonds and performance bonds and be able to request and execute as needed.
  • Have a complete understanding of the submittal process and be capable of maintaining a submittal log.
  • Knowledge of how to keep and maintain a project schedule.
  • Schedule, hold and attend project meetings as required by the owner, GC or as the project requires.
  • Complete understanding of blueprints/drawings.
  • Using Procore for change orders, purchase orders, RFIs, and submittals
  • Able to execute and process change orders and change events.
  • Able to process invoices from vendors, subcontractors etc.
  • Able to perform the punch list process and understands the as-built and closeout process.
  • Able to read through the front end of contracts and identify red flags or any cautionary items.
  • Able to cultivate sales & new prospective clients/customers.
  • Perform any other duties as required.

The Person:

  • Proficiency in Procore
  • Support multiple Project Managers with admin responsibilities - 3-5 projects at once; jobs under $20Mil
  • Minimum of 1 years of General Contracting experience
  • Relevant project experience in corporate office interiors
  • A degree in Construction Management, Design or Engineering is a plus.
  • Strong problem-solving skills, exceptional attention to detail and ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Willingness to take initiative and responsibility for assigned tasks.
  • Home base commutable in and around New York City.