Assistant Project Manager - Commercial Construction in Chicago at GPAC

Date Posted: 11/20/2019

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Job Description


If you want to take pride in the work you do, be valued for your contributions to the team effort, have a lasting career in construction, be inspired every day, and have fun with your colleagues, we are looking for you. An award-winning and nationally recognized Chicagoland General Contractor is seeking an Assistant Project Manager to join their team.

Job Summary:

The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for assisting the Superintendent and Project Manager in the overall management of a project from inception to completion. This includes, but is not limited to all planning, organizing, and controlling the coordination activities, contract and subcontract negotiations, and execution, establishment and maintenance of a cohesive project CPM schedule and project post-construction activities. The project management activities also include providing information and ongoing communication to team members, as the project warrants.


  • Ensure job specific records are maintained and are current.
  • Target subcontractors and vendors to award subcontracts and purchase orders
  • Maintain/monitor customer relations including project/progress meetings, site visits and project-related correspondence.
  • Work with the Project Manager to issue all subcontracts and purchase orders are properly executed
  • Assist Superintendent and PM in arranging for and coordinating all requirements for mobilization.
  • Supplement the onsite staff and PM to procure and order all materials for self-performed work to ensure the materials arrive on-site when needed.
  • Process Change Orders; Proposed Change Orders; submittals, RFI's, transmittals
  • Ensure the project administration meets the Quality requirements.
  • Work with PM to ensure coordination drawings are completed as required by the Contract documents and submitted timely
  • Assist PM to manage closeout activities such as inspections, punch lists, permits, certificates of occupancy, and archiving of project files.


  • Minimum of Associate's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or a related field; Bachelor's Degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in construction management (PE or APM)
  • Excellent time management and organization skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Benefits include:

  • Industry-leading compensation
  • Medical, Dental, Vision
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

If you are ready to take the next step and further your construction career...APPLY NOW!

If you're interested in this position apply online, or submit your resume and project list to

All inquiries are strictly confidential.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, age, color, sex (including pregnancy), religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable laws or regulations.

GPAC (Growing People and Companies) is an award-winning search firm specializing in placing quality professionals within multiple industries across the United States for the past 29 years. We are extremely competitive, client-focused and realize that our value is in our ability to deliver the right solutions at the right time.