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Assistant Project Manager

palm beach gardens, FL 33408

Posted: 11/27/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire/Perm Job Category: Project Management Job Number: 582744 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Our client is looking to hire an Assistant Project Manager. The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for the estimating, scheduling, procurement, and management of specific projects under master service agreements and site specific projects for distribution and transmission construction across a mix of customers for which Pike Electric, LLC serves. This position will be responsible for establishing baseline schedules and continuous monitoring and updating of progress and cost for multiple projects and reporting results weekly. This position also requires maintaining a positive relationship with our customers while ensuring Pike’s field operations team is supplied with the pertinent information necessary to perform all work in a cost effective and timely manner. Assistant Project Managers are expected to develop advanced skills and to have the ability to work independently.

Essential Functions:
Under minimal supervision, the Assistant Project Manager will provide:
• Manage projects in accordance with Pike Policies and Procedures
• Manage client, ensuring effective business relationships are in place and trusted by all parties
• Manage subcontractors and material procurement
• Effective change control and risk management processes
• Thorough estimates of projects prior to construction
• Provide meaningful performance related feedback/input to appropriate operations and field management members
• Contract reporting and status for field operations, management, and client
• Effective financial controls to ensure profitability on all projects
• Manage and support of emergency and storm restoration events

Minimum Requirements:
• 4-year college degree preferably in engineering, finance, or construction management
• Minimum of 2 years of project management experience in the construction industry (preferably the utility construction industry)
• Detailed knowledge of project management fundamentals
• Working knowledge of computers and software applications with MS office application proficiency (proficiency in MS Project and/or Primavera scheduling software is not required but is a plus)
• Demonstrated skills in written communications; ability to compose basic as well as complex technical documents, formal letters, invoices
• Demonstrated skills in oral communications; ability to make presentations to small and diverse groups
• High energy level with the ability to work in a fast paced, ambiguous environment with a bias for action
• Proven success in developing and maintaining internal and external relationships while effectively navigating organizational barriers
• High commitment to achieving goals and plans
• Organizational, planning and time management skills
• Working knowledge of project accounting practices and financial systems
• General understanding of Fixed Price, Time & Materials, Cost Plus and Unit contract pricing mechanisms
• Ability to deal with a variety of individuals from various socio-economic, cultural and ethnic backgrounds
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