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Assistant Project Manager

The Samuels Group
Wausau, WI
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Assistant Project Manager, Full-Time

Position Summary:

Assist the Project Manager in creating and managing the project budget and schedule, as well as the day to day execution for assigned projects including managing, coordinating, controlling, supervising all personnel including subcontractors to ensure the highest standards of ethical conduct. Decisions that impact cost implications are approved by the Project Manager.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Reviews the plans and specifications for constructability and cost feasibility, advising project team of issues and deficiencies.
  • Assists with the trade contract bidding process to include preparation of bid packages, scope of work and list of contractors for bidding utilizing minority and woman trade contractors. Involved in the preparation of and review of the final estimate with project team.
  • Notifies trade contractors of and enforces minority participation when required on project.
  • Expedites project trade contractor/supplier buy out. Reviews bids to ensure that all items are included, exclusions are understood, and the bid is complete and conforms to the specifications before award. Works with Project Administrator on trade contractor/supplier log.
  • Prepares scope of work matrix for all trade contractor/supplier contracts. Reviews the scope of work, schedule and performance expectations including workforce utilization goals prior to the award of the contract.
  • Assists the Superintendent in preparing and updating the detailed construction schedule.
  • Assists in reviewing closeout procedures with the Project Manager, Superintendent, owner and architect before trade contractor work starts. 
  • Prepares, for review, project cost codes, budgets, cash flow reports and production units for the project.
  • Reviews shop drawings, RFIs and ASIs (all change orders) for coordination and implementation of project requirements.
  • Prepares letters of intent with trade contractors. Assists in managing the trade contract process and change issues.
  • Helps to ensure a timely submittal process by reviewing project changes by the owner and trade contractors.
  • Understands all the plans, specifications and details through the project duration.
  • Attends weekly site progress meetings held with the owner, architect and key trade contractors.
  • Prepares, for review, monthly pay applications to Owner.
  • Collects, in accordance with the contract, invoiced project amounts due from the owner to achieve management of the project’s cash flow.
  • Assists in managing reviews and controlling project costs. Reviews, for approval, trade contractor/supplier payment applications. Assists in collecting supplier and trade contractor lien waivers to assure all payments are properly disbursed.
  • Communicates field/office policies, instructions, and procedures to all project personnel including trade contractor personnel.
  • Attends project estimate review, start-up, monthly interim, and close-out meetings. Generates minutes of meetings within one week of the meeting conclusion.
  • Updates project logs (i.e., shop drawings, RFI, ASI, OCO, etc.) prior to every progress meeting.
  • Assists the Superintendent in adhering to the schedule for early project closeout and final acceptance by the owner.
  • Assists in preparing the final written analysis on project profitability, profit enhancers, profit busters and project problems for discussion in the closeout meeting and the permanent project records.
  • Assists in preparing project cost report for inclusion into company historical database within a CSI format and breakdown established by company standards for project type.


Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, trade school


Equivalent training with 1-3 years of experience preferably in the commercial construction industry


Health insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health Savings Account with employer contribution, Employer sponsored life insurance, Aflac supplemental benefit options, Robust paid time off program, 401(k) with employer matching, Tuition reimbursement, Professional development assistance, Life insurance, Employee referral bonus program, Employee assistance program, Employee-driven wellness program and culture club, Flexibility, Work environment that encourages employee well-being and family/work balance

Compensation for this position is competitive and current to market. 

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The Samuels Group


Wausau, WI
54401 USA



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