• Assistant Project Manager

    Job Location US-TX-Addison
    Posted Date 1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    Construction Management
  • Overview

    Cadence McShane Construction has an opening for an experienced Assistant Project Manager to participate and learn all of the various activities required to sell, design, and construct a project, including subcontracting, estimating, cost management, schedule management, safety, and quality management.  The ideal candidate will have experience in the K-12 market.  


    • Contract Administration: Participate in selecting appropriate subcontractors, preparing bidding documents, creating bid evaluations, analyzing bids, and making recommendations to the Project Manager on subcontractor selection using fair methods and practices. Participate in writing subcontractor contracts, purchase orders and change order agreements for Project Manager's approval.
    • Estimating: Participate in preparing estimates for projects, gaining knowledge of project comparison estimating, take-off estimating, and category square footage comparison estimating.
    • Scheduling: Participate in the preparation of project schedules utilizing historical averages, field resources, project management resources and industry resources. Participate in identifying project problems and gathering information on alternative solutions.
    • Cost Management: Participate in the preparation of job cost reports utilizing accounting reports, field resources, and project management resources. Participate in the preparation of Applications for Payment to the project owner.
    • Quality Management: Become familiar with the company’s Quality Assurance Program and specific project Quality Assurance programs including research and revision recommendations.
    • Safety: Become familiar with the company’s Safety Program and participate in preparing specific safety measures and programs that are reviewed and approved by the appropriate Safety Manager.
    • Client Relations: Participate in appropriate project coordination meetings with the owner or owner's representative.
    • Correspondence: Participate in the creation of any necessary communication or correspondence with any governmental agencies, clients, subcontractors, design disciplines, or other appropriate entities for review and approval by the Project Manager.
    • Business Development: Become familiar with the company’s various proposal formats, and participate in preparing new client proposals for review and approval by the appropriate Operations Manager.


    • B.S. in Construction Management, Construction Science, Construction Engineering or related field, or equivalent combination of education and field experience.
    • Three to five years’ related experience in the construction industry; preferably in the K-12/education market.  
    • Able to communicate effectively and work productively in a team environment.
    • Other success factors include attention to detail, problem solving, reliability, thoroughness, positive attitude, professionalism, and an eagerness to learn.


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