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Assistant Project Manager - Richmond, VA

Company: Morgan-Keller Construction
Location: Richmond
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Location: Richmond, VASalary Interval: SalaryApplication InstructionsA completed application form is required each time you apply for an open position at Morgan-Keller Construction. Fill out your application form completely.Tips for a Successful Application:- Make sure spelling and grammar are correct.- Read each question carefully. If there are several parts to the question, make sure you address each of the areas in the question.- Make sure you answer each question by describing your experience and/or training.About the Application Process:- This process may take two or three weeks.- Departments notify all applicants by email when the hiring process is complete. Position DescriptionWe are looking for adaptable, driven individuals who desire to be part of a dynamic team with company values centered around teamwork, ownership, and professionalism.General Responsibilities:Responsible for the assisting the Sr. Project Manager or Project Manager in planning, directing and fulfilling construction projects to achieve and serve the interrelated interests of the project owner and Morgan-Keller; supporting forecasting and reporting responsibilities on upcoming and current projects; utilizing effective and efficient construction and project management sustainable processes, people and technology; as directed and supervised, assuming project management responsibilities on small projects; assisting in growing relationships with customers and pursuing opportunities for future business; communicating and collaborating with members of management and staff within the Group and throughout the company; providing support to other project management, site supervision and other staff; supporting and adhering to the Morgan-Keller core values and safety culture and related policies and practices, as well as all company operating and regulatory compliance-focused policies and practices.Essential Duties:

  • Support and adheres to the M-K core values, safety culture and related safety policies and practices.
  • Assists the Sr. Project Manager or Project Manager in planning, directing and fulfilling construction projects to serve the interrelated interests of project owners and M-K, and supports effective project management in a variety of focused activities and responsibilities.
  • Supports forecasting and reporting responsibilities relating to both construction projects that have been acquired but not yet started, as well as those that are in process.
  • Effectively utilizes sustainable business processes, team member competencies and technology resources, in order to support the effective and efficient fulfillment of construction projects.
  • As directed, may be assigned the role of "Project Manager" on smaller projects and, where this assignment has been made, assumes the responsibilities and duties of project management under the close supervision and oversight of a more senior Project Manager.
  • Pursues and supports opportunities to grow relationships with current customers and position the company for future sales; looks for opportunities for business development for other Groups within M-K.
  • Proactively, professionally and with a team-focused attitude collaborates and communicates with members of management and team members throughout the company to integrate activities and achieve goals for the acquisition, retention and growth of client relationships and toward meeting the growth and profitability objectives for the company.
  • Assists in fulfilling all requirements relating to maintaining accurate, complete and organized records; provides a wide variety of reports to appropriate parties, as requested and required; may participate in making presentations to various groups regarding records, trends, project information, etc. as requested.
  • Assists in providing mentoring and training support to site supervision and other Group team members, as appropriate.
  • Supports and, as appropriate, actively participates in industry and discipline construction management groups and events, in order to project a positive image of the company, including relationships with trade associations and other related referral and networking groups.
  • Complies with established company operating policies and procedures in order to maintain adequate controls and to support the adherence to outside regulatory requirements.
  • Abides by the current laws and organizational policies and procedures designed and implemented to promote an environment which is free of sexual harassment and other forms of illegal discriminatory behavior in the workplace.
  • Responds to inquiries or requests relating to his/her particular area within given time frames and within established policy.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or directed. Position RequirementsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Proficient reading, writing, grammar and analytical skills; developable planning and forecasting abilities; developable work management, people management, leadership and coaching abilities; general understanding of construction project management focus and objectives; ability to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines; a developable entrepreneurial drive; proficient computer skills and the projected ability to use project management software applications; proficient interpersonal relations and communication skills; projected collaborative and generative attitudes and abilities toward working as part of a team; visual and auditory skills; valid driver's license.Education / Experience:
    • A B.S. or B.A. degree in a related field of study preferred;
    • Specific training and education focused on the construction project management discipline.
    • A minimum of 1 to 3 years' experience as a Project Engineer with M-K or a commercial general contracts construction company preferred.Physical Demand and Work Environment:The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • Physical demands: Physical demands are generally not significant; most work is performed in office settings or job sites where some walking or climbing may be required.
        • Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Work environment is performed in office settings, job sites or other outside locations; travel is involved and required and job sites and other outside venues may expose the incumbent to unavoidable hazards.Equipment & Machine Requirements:
        • Automobile
        • Telephone
        • Calculator
        • computer and relevant software applications
        • Printer
        • Other office and related technologyNote: any or all of the components of this Job Description may be revised, in whole or part, at any timeBenefits:The Frederick-based company with excellent benefits, including drug-free workplace, health, dental and disability insurance, employer-matched 401(k), paid time off, and more. Salary based on experience.PM22Equal Opportunity EmployerMorgan-Keller Construction considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religious creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status, or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other bases such as medical condition, marital status, or any other factor that is irrelevant to the performance of our teammates. Candidates must possess authorization to work in the United States, as it is not the practice of Morgan-Keller Construction to sponsor individuals for work visas.


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