225 South Vermillion Avenue, Brownsville, TX 78521

(801) 842-5262

Project Manager / Design Assistant – 5152

Project Manager / Design Assistant – 5152

  • Location: Suffolk, Virginia
  • Salary: Based on qualifications
  • Type
  • Start Date: Negotiable

Provide overall management direction for multiple design assist projects and nurture the business relationship relative to a particular Client, group of Clients or geographical area.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work with Director of Preconstruction to establish project objectives, budgets and milestones.
  • Initiate and maintain liaison with. Prime client and A/ E contacts to facilitate design assist and construction activities.
  • Prepare discipline estimates by calculating complete takeoff of drawing sets during each phase of the project development.
  • Review design options and recommend best solutions based on cost, engineering quality, or availability of materials.
  • Maintain files of working documents as back-up for estimate figures, including current (accurate) information on prices from suppliers through direct contact, price list and quotes.
  • Establish project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policy.
  • Manage and monitor project from design thru construction. Control construction through administrative direction of on-site Superintendent to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures.
  • Represent the company in project meetings, assist in labor negotiations / strategy meetings, etc.
  • Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income / expenses, etc.) to protect company‚Äôs interest and simultaneously maintain a good relationship with Client.
  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by corporate executives.


  • Four year engineering degree
  • Five or more years of experience / knowledge of construction, design, finance, management and estimating.
  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee performance.
  • Thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards,
    etc. and their impact on project activities; superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential.
  • Must be a skilled businessman, with knowledge of the design build / assist process.
  • Successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) background check, drug test, and MVR check when responsibilities require operating motor vehicles.
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