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Assistant Project Manager

Company: The High Companies
Location: Lancaster
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania High Construction has been providing commercial construction, design-build, and general contracting services in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, and Virginia. High Construction is looking for an Assistant Project Manager who will provide key support to project management and field operations. This position is accountable to facilitate and directly support the daily operations of multiple projects. They will be responsible for thorough and timely review of material submittals, subcontractor requests for information, punch list, and Project Manager support on assigned design/build, construction management and competitively bid projects to meet the project's stated functional, economic, schedule, safety and aesthetic requirements.


  • Bachelor Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related field
  • 2+ years of construction related experience is preferred
  • Competency in Microsoft software
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Familiarity with scheduling software applications
  • Demonstrated competency in handling job details, organization, and ability to work independently

Job Functions:

  • Development project submittal log using contract drawings and specifications including lead times and required on the job dates. Review submittal packages from subcontractors and suppliers thoroughly and in a timely manner, prioritizing in conjunction with the project manager. Consult with subcontractors, suppliers, manufacturers and design professionals to ensure compliance with project requirements. Follow up with design professionals to ensure timely return of submittals.
  • Maintain current contract drawings via electronic copies for all changes including RFI's, submittals, and bulletins. Send bulletins to all subcontractors for pricing. Prepare subcontractor change order requests for review by Project Manager.

  • In conjunction with project manager and field supervision, review and process subcontractor requests for information and to support project schedule and quality goals. Follow up with design professionals to insure timely return of submittals. Identify any RFI that may impact costs on the project and set up PCO in conjunction with project manager.

  • In conjunction with project manager and field supervision, assists with field inspections (typically in the punch list phase) to support technical quality and customer satisfaction goals.

  • Solicit and compile operations and maintenance manuals and as-built drawings for review by project manager around the time of project substantial completion.

  • Assist Project manager with meetings including but not limited to monthly operation meeting reports, job meeting minutes, architectural field reviews, and subcontractor coordination.

  • Assist Project manager with billing including but not limited to receiving and approving subcontractor bills, preparing owner bills and associated backup required.

  • Assist Project manager with purchasing including but not limited to scheduling de-scope meetings, minutes, subcontractor requests, and subcontract preparation. Prepare A401 scope sheets. Follow up with subcontractors as requested by PM to confirm insurance, executed documents, and pre-qualifications are met prior to starting onsite.

  • Assist Project manager with financial and forecasting updates including but not limited to internal projections, preparation of reporting, subcontractor change order negotiations and processing, owner change order preparation prior to submission. Run forecasting and month end reports for PM.

  • Assist Project manager with scheduling including but not limited to detailed subcontractor schedules, status updates from the field, and updating the master schedule.

Additional Details:

  • Valid state driver's license required.
  • Projects range in value from $1 to $25 million.
  • Reports to Project Manager or Senior Project Manager. There are no direct reports to this position.

Working for High Construction:

  • Tuition Assistance with 100 percent reimbursement for approved courses and degree programs which are job related and approved in advance by your supervisor.
  • Employee Assistance Program provides professional, confidential assistance for any type of personal issue you or your eligible dependents are experiencing.
  • High Family Foundation Scholarship is awarded annually to the children of High co-workers working at least 1,000 hours per year and employed for at least two years. Recipients are awarded $4,000 for each year they are enrolled in a two- or four-year accredited degree program.
  • Good Measure Award is presented periodically to an individual or team from each of the High companies who exemplifies The High Philosophy and who has gone above and beyond normal job responsibilities to provide "Good Measure."
  • Excellent benefits including medical, dental and vision available for full-time coworkers. Vacation is offered to regular full-time coworkers and is earned annually on your anniversary date. You may carry over a portion of your hours into the next anniversary year.
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan with a company match.

Keywords: The High Companies, Lancaster , Assistant Project Manager, Other , Lancaster, Pennsylvania

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