Balfour Beatty Assistant Project Manager in Charleston, South Carolina

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As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance

  • Health Savings Account

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)

  • Vacation Time

  • Sick Time

  • Holidays

  • Paid Personal Days

  • Paid Volunteer time

  • Tuition Assistance

  • Employee Referral Bonus

Summary

Balfour Beatty Construction in Charleston, South Carolina is seeking an Assistant Project Manager to work on a $108 million mixed-use project.This role is responsible for assisting the Project Manager in managing all administrative and technical requirements for construction projects. Assists in all activities related to contract administration, change orders, submittals, procurement, project financials set-up and updates, and schedule to ensure projects are completed in a quality, profitable, safe, sustainable, and timely manner. Maintain constant focus on meeting/exceeding customer needs and expectations by supporting the Project Manager in all aspects of assigned projects

Essential Functions

  • Assists Project Manager in defining responsibilities for processing submittals including taking ownership of more difficult trades in cases of limited staff.

  • Confirms all required paperwork from subcontractors and suppliers is completed at appropriately designated times before and during the project.

  • Establishes relationships and communication tools as needed with suppliers and other key people to verify all materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and personnel are obtained and/or delivered when necessary.

  • Ensures project site and company assets are secure, and maintain a safe and respectful working environment at all times by implementing safety, EEO, risk management, training, and quality control programs. Assists in implementing and facilitating project specific SAP.

  • Communicates with all suppliers and subcontractors to be certain they understand performance standards related to predetermined schedules or plans and specifications. If performance problems occur, coordinate with the Project Manager regarding the appropriate actions to take with the subcontractor.

  • Attend all mandatory periodic planning, progress, and close out meetings with project staff and other key people on project concerns, problems, and unexpected situations that may arise with subcontractors, suppliers, customer changes, etc.

  • Compare progress to schedule, compare actual versus estimated cost, check compliance with plans and specifications, review any problems, and verify the quality of work being performed meets contract specifications and Balfour Beatty Construction guidelines.

  • Complete a time impact analysis for each change proposal for submittal to the owner; coordinate with Project Manager and Scheduling Director.

  • Manage the project closeout process to settle all financial obligations, demobilize all resources, and transition the project to the customer.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree required.

  • At least 5 years or more of commercial construction office experience in a Project Engineer, Senior Project Engineer, or Assistant Project Manager role.

  • 1 year or more of direct supervisory experience related to staff or subcontractor management.

  • Experience with project manager software (Constructware, P6, Timberline, etc.).

  • Experience with cost projection, financial analysis, budget reviews, labor reports.

  • Experience with JD Edwards or similar construction application(s).

Preferred Experience

  • Local qualified candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

  • Manage BIM or knows BIM/MEP coordination.

  • QA/QC experience.

About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors, by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.