ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

Morningside Group (www.morningsideusa.com) is a Chicago-based builder and developer that creates premier residential and mixed-use communities in sought-after cities throughout the Midwest.  We are currently seeking an Assistant Project Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Working closely with both the Project Manager and Site Superintendent
  • Assisting with bidding, scope reviews, and contractor awards
  • Supporting day-to-day activities in the field
  • Tracking contracts, submittals, change orders, and RFI’s
  • Performing quality control inspections and punch lists during construction
  • Communicating with contractors and site personnel
  • Scheduling of manpower
  • Obtaining necessary tools and materials
  • Providing on-site supervision of the daily work and job site safety

Qualifications

The ideal candidate works well with minimal supervision, is a team player, takes initiative and is willing dedicate the time that is necessary to get the job done. The position requires strong leadership, communication, organizational skills and the ability to work well in a fast-paced environment.

Minimum Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering or architecture
  • 1 to 3 years of experience in residential and/or commercial construction (previous summer internship experience may satisfy this requirement)
  • Experience in multifamily construction is preferred, but not required
  • Competent in handling multiple tasks
  • Ability to read and understand construction drawings
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills.  Must be highly proficient at Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and strong work ethic, combined with keen sense of priorities in execution

Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter (required) to BPawlik@MorningsideUSA.com.

Please reference Assistant Project Manager in the subject of the email.

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