Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager



Employment Type



Architecture, Engineering & Construction

Job ID



Our Client is an well-established construction management, design/build firm and general contractor who is looking for a Assistant Project Manager to join their Long Island based office of professionals.

Job Description:

The Assistant Project Manager helps plan, direct, budget, usually through estimating and other field personnel such as the superintendent, activities concerned with the construction projects. Participates in the conceptual development of a construction project and oversee its organization, scheduling and implementation.


Essential Functions
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  1. All above essential function will be overseen by Operations department, who will determine the capability of the Assistant Project Manager and oversee accordingly.  
  2. Plan, Organize, Direct-Work under the guidance and direction of the Operations department and Project Managers to plan, organize and direct activities concerned with construction projects. Accurate and timely reporting is necessary in this role.
  3. Ensure Project Control-Align with the Operations department and Project Manager to monitor and control project, ensuring that project is completed on schedule and within budget. This will include document control, submittal approvals.  
  4.  Investigation of Serious Issues-Investigate potentially serious situations and brainstorms corrective measures.
  5.  Aurora’s Representative-Represent company in project meetings and attend strategy meetings, including correspondence, RFIs, periodic project reports, and logging meeting minutes.
  6. Financial Aspect Management-  Work with contract administrator to manage financial aspects of contracts to protect company’s interest and simultaneously maintain good relationship with the customer.  
  7. Purchase/Change Orders-Assist in the creation of purchase orders and change orders.  
  8. Documentation-Formulate RFI’s, meeting minutes, review subcontractor shop drawings and submissions.
  9. Supplies-May requisition supplies and materials to complete project.
  10.  Interpretation of Scope of Project-Interpret and explain plans and contract scope to administrative and field staff, workers, and clients
  11. Accurate Reporting-Formulate reports concerning such areas as work progress, costs and scheduling.  
  12.  Coordination with Owner-Coordinate with owner in ensuring that the property complies with the codes and regulations of each agency having jurisdiction over the property.
  13. Inspections-Meet with external organizations to perform a detailed inspection of property ensure building codes are met.   
  14. Permits and Inspections-Assist the Operations department and Project Manager with planning and directing construction, establishing and maintaining relationships with parties involved in order to obtain all necessary permits, documents, inspections, and CO requirements (Safety, QA/QC). Draft 3rd  party inspection schedule and NYC-specific TCO/CO inspections.

Closeout-  Assist with project closeout process and coordination of as-built and warranty packages.  

Job Requirements:

Required Education and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university plus 3 to 5 years related experience; or five to seven years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.  
  2. Proficiency in various software including MS Office, scheduling and construction management programs

Preferred Education and Experience

  1. Managerial experience.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Strong interpersonal and communication skills; is thorough and attentive to details; able to prioritize and multitask; is proactive and deadline oriented.  
  2. Able to read and understand work orders, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  


Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.  


EEO/AAP Statement

Aurora provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.  

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training


  1. Communication Proficiency.
  2. Leadership.
  3. Mathematical Skills.
  4. Mechanical Knowledge.
  5. Project Management.
  6. Teamwork Orientation.
  7. Time Management.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
This is a full-time position, located at the Ronkonkoma office. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm, 40 hours per week and frequently require longer hours and weekend work.

Travel to and from jobsite and office is required.




Contact Details:

Nicole Bonet

Executive Recruiter