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Assistant Project Manager

Job Description Summary

The Assistant Project Manger (APM) will work in the office or at the job sites of Auld & White. The APM will be responsible for managing assigned scope(s) of work within a project as directed by the Project Manager.

Reporting Structure

The APM reports to the Project Manager.

Educational Requirements

The APM should posses a four-year degree in the Construction Management, Civil Engineering and other related field.


The APM must possess experience of technical competence in the construction industry. Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word and Project is preferred.

Essential Job Functions - Partial List

Work in conjunction with the architects, engineers and owners to review design inputs during detailed engineering phase and monitor progress of design work with particular attention to scope and cost changes.

Prepare detailed estimate, cost codes, progress schedules and purchase control log.

Prepare inquiries, receive bids, and in conjunction with the Project Manager, award purchase orders and subcontracts for major items of work.

Schedule the project, including preparation and updating of detail schedules, conduct pre-job and during-job meetings and assist in the planning of major construction operations and sequences.

Create cost control through regular labor and summary cost reports. Provide input and review cost data prior to publication of periodic reports. Prepare cost accounting vouchers to regularly update the cost codes.

Handle client relations including correspondence, reports, change orders, personal contacts and requests or complaints.

Edit and refine final cost report for each job and enter final cost in central cost history books.

Identify, encourage and develop personnel within the projects assigned. Recognize employees having growth potential and the ability to achieve greater management responsibility. Report an employee’s development potential and progress to the Project Manager.