PME Construction Corporation
  • Poulsbo, WA, USA
  • DOE
  • Salary
  • Full Time


The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for assisting Project Managers and/or Superintendents in coordinating the activities of a project to ensure costs, schedules, document control and quality standards are met. The Assistant Project Manager will assist in the preparation of cost estimates for commercial and municipal construction projects based on the use of construction plans, specifications and industry knowledge. As needed, the Assistant Project Manager will assist with on-site management of assigned construction projects as directed by Project Management and/or CEO. The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of construction experience. A degree in construction management is a plus.


  • Assist Project Managers in all phases and aspects of the construction project. This includes developing and maintaining logs necessary to ensure project information is current and accurate. Participate in pre-bidding decision-making efforts. Review preliminary drawings and specifications, perform site visit, gather information related to site access; surface topography and drainage, and the availability of electricity, water, and other services. Fully document of information obtained for bidding purposes. Assist the Project Manager in the development of accurate cost estimates, take-offs, project schedules and activity work plans. Collect and analyze data on all of the factors that can affect costs, such as materials, labor, location, schedules, change orders, subcontractor bids and special machinery requirements and update cost management software accordingly. Work to obtain all necessary permits as requested by the Project Manager. Ensure that projects are built according to approved plans, specifications and applicable building codes. Ensures that all legally mandated and company documentation related to job site activities is current, accurate and complete. Coordinate with Contract Administrator to ensure contracts, insurance and bonds are current and received before subcontractors performs any work on site. Follow up on collection of all non-received documents and escalate any issues to the Project Manager. Review subcontractor/supplier invoices against field purchase orders and report any discrepancies to the Project Manager and accounting department. Ensure that site safety measures meet or exceed the parameters set out by corporate safety manual, OSHA, Workers' Compensation Board or any other authorities. Prepare and coordinate closeout activities including punch lists or customer acceptance documentation.


The Assistant Project Manager must have strong math and analytical skills. He/she must have experience at reading and understanding blueprints, statements of work and specifications related construction projects. A thorough understanding of computers, especially word processing and spreadsheet programs is required as well as demonstrated ability to use project management software such as HCSS Heavy Bid, Heavy Job and MASS500. The Assistant Project Manager will have the following experience and attributes: 

  • Excellent people skills, with experience collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic teams.
  • Demonstrates resourcefulness in setting priorities, proposing new ways of creating efficiencies.
  • Flexible and a self-starter; able to multi-task while also being highly detail-oriented.
  • Sets high expectations and achieves them regardless of the barriers.
  • Ability to leverage own strengths and demonstrates understanding of weaknesses in order to most effectively contribute to a project.
  • Reinforces the team concept through all actions.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and a commitment to the Suquamish Tribe's Mission.
  • A valid State of Washington driver's license is required.
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