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The Assistant Project Manager works within the Project Management Team which is responsible to plan and oversee the project to ensure a timely and cost effective outcome. This includes budgeting, organization, implementation and scheduling of the project. Ensure the project is constructed in a safe, ethical manner and in compliance with all federal, state, and local laws. The Project Management Team can vary greatly depending on the size and complexity of the projects, which in turn will affect the number of responsibilities the Assistant Project Manager will be involved in.

 

What You'll Do:

• Responsible for the safety of all assigned employees and subcontractors to ensure the safe execution of all activities, including the strict adherence to company safety policies and programs through the communication and enforcement of the Skanska Safety and Health Management Program, including the ability to independently stop work for a safety violation or suspected safety violation

• Hiring and recommend termination of subcontractors / vendors including negotiations, sub agreements, material agreements and PO’s

• Management of subcontractors and vendors schedule, performance, and payments

• Ensure compliance with project and Skanska’s DBE compliance program

• Chair project meetings, including project team, owner and subcontractors meetings

• Complete understanding of the contract including Skanska’s contractual obligations and the owners obligations

• Identify Project Risk and independently develop Mitigation Plans

• Ensure timely notices as required to the owner to protect Skanska interests regarding extra work, design changes, delays, impacts, etc., which requires independent contract analysis

• Manage project claims in collaboration with Skanska’s Legal Department

• Project submittals, process RFIs & shop drawings, as required by the Owner

• Manage and/or coordinate onsite personnel, equipment and material resources

• Manage the project budget utilizing Skanska’s Cost Control Systems

• Compile reports regarding financial, schedule and production reports for the Project Executive

• Prepare and coordinate payments from owner and ensure timely payments

• Develop and maintain the project schedule in sync with the project budget

• Develop and maintain site logistics plan with Superintendent staff

• Ensure the project delivers a quality product meeting Skanska’s high quality standards

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. Duties and responsibilities may be added or changed as deemed appropriate by management at any time.

 

We're Looking For:

• Functions effectively as part of a team

• Computer proficient and the ability to adapt to new innovations and processes

• Strong written, communication, and problem solving skills

• Estimating skills a plus

• Demonstrates good management and leadership skills

• Excellent time management and organizational skills

• Good math/accounting skills

• General understanding of industry

• Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times

• Ready and willing to learn new skills to enhance their career growth

• Bachelor of Science in Construction or Engineering preferred, but experience may be considered in lieu of same; and

• 5 years of industry experience required.

 

Skanska is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to status as a protected veteran or a qualified individual with a disability, or other protected status, such as race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age.
 
Skanska USA is one of the largest, most financially sound construction and development companies in the U.S., serving a broad range of clients including those in transportation, power, industrial, water/wastewater, healthcare, education, sports, data centers, government, aviation and commercial.  Headquartered in New York with offices in 31 metro areas, we have more than 10,000 employees committed to being leaders in safety, project execution, sustainability, ethics and people development. In 2016, our work in building construction, civil and power/industrial construction, commercial development and infrastructure development (public-private partnerships) generated $6.8 billion in revenue.  Global revenue of parent company Skanska AB, headquartered in Stockholm and listed on the Stockholm Stock Exchange, totaled $17.7 billion in 2016. Skanska shares are publicly traded in the U.S. on the OTC market under the symbol SKBSY through a Level I American Depository Receipt program. 
 
We are proud to be named one of America's Best Employers of 2017 by Forbes.
 
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