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Assistant Project Manager - Construction

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Job Details
Job Order Number
Company Name
Path Construction
Physical Address

Champaign, IL 61821
Job Description

Path Construction is seeking a qualified Assistant Project Manager to join our organization in the Champaign, IL area. We are a rapidly growing general contractor headquartered in Arlington Heights, IL with offices and projects throughout the United States. Typical duties of an APM include managing day-to-day activities of subcontractors and suppliers, contract administration, procurement, estimating, pay requests, change orders, requests for information, cost control, scheduling, tracking submittals, maintaining and delivering a high level of quality.

The right candidate will have 2+ years of construction management experience on large and/or small projects and varying asset classes including but not limited to, Higher Education, Retail, Multi-family, Healthcare, Restaurant, Transportation, Water and Waste Treatment, Convention Centers, Laboratories, Correctional, etc. Path is looking for people with great technical skills, good communication skills, and strong attention to detail.

Founded in 2008, Path Construction is a Chicago based general contractor providing a vast array of construction services to multiple regions throughout the country. Our expertise is very diverse and includes experience on small and large projects of many different types, including but not limited to: healthcare, residential, transportation, water and waste treatment, convention centers, laboratories, correctional, and institutional. The main philosophy and strategy for the growth of our organization is to be on the cutting edge of all aspects of the construction process. Additionally, our unmatched customer satisfaction and, most importantly, the development and quality of our people drive our success. For more about us, please visit our website at

Duties for an Assistant Project Manager include:

+ General Contract and Subcontract administration

+ Monitor and document jobsite safety and accident prevention

+ Construction Scheduling

+ Material & Equipment – procurement and expediting

+ Process RFI’s

+ Receive

+ Review

+ Submit

+ Log

+ Shop drawing and submittal review and coordination

+ Project cost review, reporting, updating and accounting

+ Review of subcontractor applications for payment

+ Participation in and documentation of project coordination meetings

+ Supervision and coordination of subcontractors’ field installations

+ Review and negotiate change proposal pricing from subcontractors

+ Prepare change proposals

+ Change order documentation and associated cost reporting and maintenance

+ Research and suggest options on construction means, methods and equipment

+ Quality control

+ Project Closeout

+ Implement all applicable Safety Programs and EEO/Affirmative Action Programs on the Project


+ A 4 year degree in Building Contruction, Engineering, or a related field

+ 2+ years of building and construction management experience

+ OSHA Site Safety Experience

+ Up-to-date with modern technology and display excellent communication skills

+ General knowledge of construction principles/practices required

+ Strong work ethic and desire to work in a team environment and grow the company

+ Must have a valid driver’s license and ability to travel may be required

+ Working knowledge of project management process and software. (Microsoft Office and SAGE 300 CRE)

+ Proficient in Microsoft Office


+ Public work experience is a plus

+ Estimating experience is a plus

+ Self Perform experience is a plus

+ OSHA 30 Hour Training

+ LEED Project Experience


For the right Assistant Project Manager, we offer:

+ Competitive Compensation

+ 401(k)

+ Medical insurance

+ Company cellphone and computer

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