Assistant Project Manager

  • 6600 Virginia Manor Road, Beltsville, MD, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Come join Edifice Solutions’ diverse and dynamic group of professionals! Edifice is an innovative Design+Build and Construction firm providing mission-critical solutions to the U.S. federal government and intelligence community.

With projects in over 20 countries worldwide, Edifice won a spot on the prestigious Inc. 500 fastest growing company list for two years in a row (9th fastest growing company in Metro DC). A woman- owned small business, Edifice is celebrating its 13th anniversary and looking for amazing new team members as we continue to build for the future.

Job Description

Edifice has an immediate opening for an entry-level project management professional who possesses some construction-related background through education in engineering, architecture, construction management, other hard sciences or previous experience in construction. The ideal applicant must have strong organizational skills, be proficient in written and oral communications, be able to work in team environments, can read construction plans and drawings (preferred) or can learn to read drawings quickly, be able to work in office and field environments, can work independently and under direction of others, and has an eagerness to learn and ultimately sees himself/herself in the construction field.

RESPONSIBILITIES The Assistant Project Manager will assist the project team at all levels with the following tasks as a minimum and as required:

Project Management Support

  • Assist in the preparation of documentation for client billings
  • Assist in the review and processing of subcontractor/supplier invoices
  • Assist in the preparation of written communications to the client, subcontractors or suppliers
  • Prepare, review and process submittals, including shop drawings, as required for the project
  • Visit project sites to review progress and attend meetings

Records and Documentation

  • Accurately record and prepare detailed meeting minutes (notes), with no spelling or grammar errors
  • Maintain various project logs and project files, using proper naming conventions, and ensuring all pertinent data is current

Subcontractor Management

  • Assist in the procurement of materials and subcontractors
  • Prepare purchase orders for vendors

Edifice Brand Building

  • Advocate for and positively represent the company in your relationship building with other team members, clients, subcontractors and suppliers
  • Attend or organize company sponsored events, holiday parties, BBQ’s, etc.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally. Assist in other departments or cross-train if requested.
And other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • 0-2 years’ work experience
  • Read and understand construction plans and specifications (preferred)
  • Familiarity with Construction Practices
  • Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and integrate into day to day tasks
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized
  • Proficiency or Advanced Skills with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel), and ability to quickly master new construction industry software packages, such as Procore

Additional Information

Edifice Solutions is an EEO/AA employer. We encourage Minority/Female/Protected Veteran/Disabled applicants to apply. All employees and applicants are treated without regard to age, sex, color, religion, race, national origin, citizenship, veteran status, current or future military status, sexual orientation, gender identification, marital or familial status, disability or any other status protected by law.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States. Applicants will be required to complete an eligibility verification, background check and drug screening upon hire.