Layton Construction
  • 03-Apr-2017 to 02-May-2017 (MST)
  • LCA
  • Phoenix, AZ, USA
  • TBD
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, etc.


The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for assisting in planning, management, and execution of work for assigned construction projects. The Assistant Project Manager may be assigned responsibility for one or more projects at a time and is expected to manage the projects to meet quality standards, owner expectations, and profitability.  The Assistant Project Manager is expected to assess and respond to customer needs and cultivate customer relationships through proactive interaction with project owners.  The Assistant Project Manager must also foster the fundamental company business philosophies as well as assist in the process training project personnel.  The Assistant Project Manager reports to a Construction Manager responsible for project operations at the direction of the SBU Executive


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assists in the preparation of estimates for the project.
  • Prepares project budgets and unit cost reports.
  • Assist the project team in preparing the Project Management Plan.
  • Participates in value engineering services as appropriate.
  • Organizes and holds pre-construction planning meetings.
  • Participates in the successful negotiation of all project subcontracts.
  • Participates in obtaining permits and resolving other regulatory requirements as necessary.
  • Develops the monthly client pay requests and follows up on the collection of billings to insure funds are collected as per the contract terms & time.
  • Obtains and reviews plans and specifications and determines their completeness and consistency.
  • Plans the successful execution of the construction contract.
  • Regularly visits the project site and monitors costs, safety, quality, and schedule performance with the Project Superintendent.
  • Evaluates and modifies as necessary, schedules and self-performed work procedures to meet schedule milestones and financial goals.
  • Negotiates owner and subcontractor change orders and manages the resulting cost and profit impact.
  • Develops the monthly client pay requests and follows up on the collection of billings to insure funds are collected as per the contract terms & time.
  • Controls the payment of job costs based on document review and approval and coordinates with the job cost accountant for payments and lien releases.  Participates in monthly job cost reviews to declare project status.
  • Attends and documents owner and other coordination meetings.
  • Coordinates all final close out procedures for the project including as-built drawing, punch lists, final billing, occupancy permit, owner acceptance, project manuals, warranty letters, subcontractor close out, letter of substantial completion, and letter of recommendation.
  • Participates in the post completion project review and provides Estimating with information for their database.
  • Participates in the project 11-month warranty walk-through with the owner.
  • Directs organization and preparation of all project documents for storage.



  • High school diploma requireed, Bachelors degree in construction management or engineering preferred
  • Strong management, communication, and administrative skills
  • In-depth knowledge of commercial construction processes and construction laws and practices
  • Strong negotiation skills and at least one year experience in negotiating contracts.
  • Ability to understand and apply building codes and other design requirements as well as blueprints
  • Has integrity: maintains normal standards of ethics, conduct, and organizational policies in job-related activities.
  • Ability to operate office equipment, such as computer, printer, phone, copier, fax, etc.
  • The ability to travel from job sites to office; good driving record
  • The ability to perform essential duties and responsibilities efficiently, accurately, and safely with or without reasonable accommodation and without posing threat of harm to self or others.
  • Professional affiliation (e.g., AGC member)
  • Professional credential (e.g., Professional Engineer or MBA)
  • Ability to understand and convey basic Spanish commands, questions, and instructions regarding concrete construction.
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