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Assistant Project Manager

Project Management

Walpole, NH

At Bensonwood, we believe in creating better buildings for a healthier planet. Our dedicated employees work on projects of every size, collaborating with homeowners and building professionals. With more than four decades of award-winning residential and commercial projects throughout the US as evidence, our company’s dynamic, team-oriented culture values environmental responsibility and improving design and construction standards.

Position Summary

As an Assistant Project Manager, you will be at the heart of our Project Management Team. The Assistant Project Manager will be responsible for assisting Project Manager(s) in planning, document control, scheduling, writing contracts, Client & Architect/Engineer interaction, coordinating with various internal departments, and tracking overall project schedule and budgets. Assistant Project Managers report to the Project Management Team Leader. The Assistant Project Manager candidate should have a willingness to be mentored to transition and grow into a Project Manager position.

Your responsibilities will include assistance in coordinating all contractual requirements, design drawings, and project specifications that include but are not limited to:

  • On-site & in-office Project Management
  • Coordinate with site superintendents & staff as needed 
  • Assist accounting department with billing and invoicing 
  • Cost tracking (monthly costs to complete)
  • Meeting minutes and distribution
  • Change order follow thru
  • Contracts and subcontracts 
  • Punch list management
  • Submittals & RFI’s Monitoring and modifying project schedules
  • Warranty, owners manuals, and project closeout

Minimum Qualifications

In this role, you will develop new skills while contributing to our team culture. The minimum experience required for this position includes:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Basic understanding of accounting and construction math
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint, Adobe Acrobat
  • Experience working with construction management software 
  • Basic CAD knowledge
  • Proficient typing skills 
  • OSHA training
  • Experience on-site in the residential and commercial construction industry
  • Ability to assist laborers on-site if needed
  • A College degree in Construction Management, Architecture, or Engineering is a plus. Field and office experience will be considered instead of a degree.

Attributes for Success

  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively 
  • Show initiative and propose alternative solutions 
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills 
  • Desire to grow into leadership positions

Compensation & Benefits

Compensation for this position will be commensurate with skill level and experience. Benefits include medical insurance, voluntary dental insurance, voluntary life insurance, voluntary short-term disability, 401(K), profit sharing, holidays, and paid time off. 

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