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Assistant Project Manager at Mortenson

Assistant Project Manager

Mortenson Portland, OR (Onsite) Full-Time
Company Overview:

Mortenson's success is not a matter of luck; it's a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.

Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship. We are inspired by a compelling purpose to build structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society and a mission to create an exceptional customer experience. Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work.

It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 42 times regionally over the past decade…

…What are you waiting for?!


Due to continued growth, Mortenson's Portland office is currently seeking an experienced Assistant Project Manager with the ability to interact with a variety of staff at all levels in an ever-changing environment, remaining flexible, resourceful, proactive and efficient with a high level of professionalism and confidentiality. Aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues, and opportunities as they arise; along with the capability to creatively problem solve and bring together viable solutions is required. Excellent written and verbal communications skills are vital, with attention to detail equally important. The Assistant Project Manager will partner with the Project Manager from bid preparation through final client acceptance and will lead, coach, and mentor project team members throughout the project lifecycle.


What will you be doing?

Organization, flexibility, outstanding customer focus and strong communication are critical in performing duties which include, but are not limited to:

Perform cost control and financial management:

* Work with Preconstruction on project estimate and schedule
* Coordinate scopes of work
* Review and compile pay applications, change requests, and other financial documentation

Partner with the Project Manager or Construction Executive:

* Draft client proposals
* Contract administration and management
* Award subcontracts

Provide direction to the project team for safe and timely project completion:

* Act as liaison for project engineers, mentor and coach others
* Provide job assignments and manage career development
* Direct responsibilities and guide Field Engineer(s) and Project Engineer(s)

Manage subcontractors and suppliers for the project:

* Oversee budget for and make recommendations for subcontractors and trade partners
* Lead project buyout with subcontractors and trade partners
* Facilitate and lead meetings between subcontractors related to project coordination

Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to:

* Perform on-site Project Manager duties on small scope projects
* Implement a quality plan that ensures the customer's specified performance criteria in design and construction

How you will succeed:

* Experience with clean rooms and/or healthcare is preferred
* Proven ability to assist with all responsibilities for complex projects
* Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
* Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
* Microsoft Office, project, and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
* Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
* Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
* Minimum five years of related previous experience
* Current driver's license


* Bachelor's degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience

Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.

Recommended Skills

  • Architecture
  • Attention To Detail
  • Bidding
  • Business Ethics
  • Cleanrooms
  • Coaching And Mentoring
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