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Assistant Project Manager

Silver Maple Construction
New Haven, VT
  • Full-Time
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Job Description


Silver Maple Construction specializes in high-end custom home building, exquisite renovations, and custom cabinetry with an emphasis on seamlessly integrating form and function throughout each project. Our company culture values customer service, quality, professionalism, teamwork, and fun. If you are eager to work in a fast paced, dynamic and growing organization, we may be right for you. Where details matter, SMC is committed to providing all of our employees with the resources, incentives, and work-life balance that enable them to demonstrate their skills and to grow as members of the team.


An Assistant Project Manager (APM) at SMC supports the PM as the primary representative of the client-facing team during the construction phase. The APM helps coordinate with the client, design team, SMC divisions, and subcontractors to ensure constant progress throughout the project. The APM will have a knowledge base that allows them to shepherd decisions about the constructability of a design including details related to site work, excavation, concrete, carpentry, mechanical systems, electrical, plumbing, cabinetry, and finishes. Weekly workload consists of, but is not limited to:

  • Assist the PM in delivering the assigned project as specified, on schedule, and within budget.
  • Visit job site(s) as needed to support the PM.
  • Create follow-up documentation and action items following site visits.
  • On- and off-site collaboration with the Lead Carpenter, subcontractors, architects, designers, and clients.
  • Ensure weekly change order requests are submitted by the PM and Lead Carpenter, to be processed by Senior Analysts; assist with change order presentations to clients.
  • Attend the PM’s weekly agenda-driven client meetings (remote or in person) and record meeting notes with action items.
  • Assist the PM with verification that all physical construction meets SMC standards and matches requirements as designed, specified, and budgeted for.
  • For each new project, collect W9, subcontractor agreements, and workers comp coverage from all subcontractors.
  • Track project selections and specifications (lighting, plumbing, electrical, interior & exterior finishes, appliances, doors, windows, cabinetry, etc.).

Required skills: 

  • Experience as a professional in a relevant industry.
  • Proficient at interpreting construction drawings and specifications.
  • Competency in construction budget oversight.
  • Subcontracting knowledge, or willingness to learn.
  • Experience working with architects, designers, and engineers.
  • Established computer competency to include e-mail, shared calendars, remote meeting applications (Google Meet, Zoom).
  • Proficiency in, or ability to learn, Microsoft Project in order to assist the PM with completing project schedules in Gantt chart format.
  • Solid written grammar and proven clarity of communication skills.

Physical Requirements

Requires long periods of sitting and standing, may have to lift/push/pull 30lbs 10-20% of the time and requires the ability to drive to and from sites as needed.


Silver Maple Construction is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


Silver Maple Construction

New Haven, VT
05472 USA



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Over a month ago
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