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Assistant Project Manager at Gray Construction

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Lexington, Kentucky

Job Description:

Why Gray?

Gray is a top-ranked design-build contractor offering architecture, engineering and construction services to domestic and international customers throughout the U.S. It’s the spirit of the people at Gray – passion, commitment and a great team environment – that makes our company a great place to work.  Our purpose is to make a difference in people’s lives by creating unforgettable customer experiences and great projects.  The people of Gray exemplify our core values: we put safety and quality of life first, we are customer and relationship driven and we demonstrate the golden rule - we treat others the way we want to be treated.

Who we want… (Requirements)

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university and a minimum of three years related experience.  Must possess basic computer skills including the ability to utilize word processing, spreadsheet and e-mail applications. May also require working knowledge of scheduling applications.

The new team member should be an energetic, self-motivated individual who enjoys a team environment, as well as a passion for collaboration and professional development. If you are a high achiever striving to exceed expectations in a fast-paced innovative company, then Gray is the place for you.

The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

What we expect… (Essential Functions)

  • Develop, update and monitor job progress using QMS program, including scheduling, estimating and budgeting to ensure that construction of project parallels with schedule.

  • Perform quantity take off(s), cost estimates and bid solicitation.

  • Provide research options and regulation information as required.

  • Purchase and coordinate the delivery of certain materials for the project(s) ensuring optimum prices, quality and conformance to specifications and budget.

  • Reviews and approves invoices and change orders.

  • Negotiate with subcontractors and vendors for specific trades ensuring that all scope is encompassed.

  • Review vendor and subcontractor shop drawing submittals for construction as directed by the supervisor.

  • Relocate to specific job sites (if required) in order to become familiar with procurement and construction practices.

  • Attend weekly job site meetings. Assist in the preparation of various reports to assist in the successful management of the project(s), such as: monthly red files, progress analysis/schedules, billings and status reports.

  • Assist in the organization and maintenance of job files to ensure continuity of work flow. Submit verbal and written reports on project status to supervisor.

  • Communicate effectively with customer, direct consultants and subcontractors on the project(s).

  • Responsible for the communication, implementation and enforcement of Gray’s safety program on site.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a team member to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this position, the team member is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands and arms, reach, and talk or hear. They are regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch. Must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 lbs, and occasionally lift or move up to 100 lbs. Specific vision abilities include accurate near and distant vision. 

Frequently in a normal office environment where noise level is moderate and temperature/humidity is controlled. Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, and outside weather conditions. May be exposed to high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold and/or heat, risk of electrical shock, explosives and vibrations. Noise level on the job site is normally moderate to loud. Overtime may be required. Some travel may be required.

 Supervisory Responsibilities

Indirectly supervises the activities of subcontractors and field personnel. 

EEO Disclaimer

Our Company will be proactive in employing and advancing qualified individuals regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other protected status.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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