Assistant Project Manager

Kiely Family of Companies - Township of Wall, NJ3.9

Job Code: 2018-PRO STF-36
Division: Professional Staff
FT/PT Status: Regular Full Time
Location: Wall Township NJ

Description:About J.F. Kiely Construction Co.:
J.F. Kiely Construction Co. provides design - build projects to the natural gas, petroleum and water resources industries. Established in 1952, J.F. Kiely Construction Co. performs work for publicly traded utility companies, energy companies, municipalities and private entities throughout the Northeast. J.F. Kiely Construction Co. is part of the Kiely Family of Companies.

Together, we serve a purpose that’s bigger than any person, project or company. Join us and help us design and build our way to the future! We are currently looking for Assistant Project Managers in our Wall and Long Branch locations.

You are responsible for:
Assisting the Construction Supervisors and supporting the Foreman by coordinating the activities of the project ensuring safety, quality, cost, schedule, and documentation requirements are met.
Any/all tasks associated with utility construction projects
Managing, improving and appropriately change processes of assigned projects, displaying complete ownership.
Proactively facilitate and lead project schedules in coordination with internal and external customers, at all levels, with clear and professional communications.

Here’s what a typical day may look like:
Prepare and assist with pre-construction meetings.
Review drawings and specifications to become completely familiar with the project and identify long lead items and critical path items.
Prepare, manage and update projects and schedules, including milestones and due / completion dates while ensuring prompt resolution to issues associated with assigned projects.
Follow up on collection of all non-received documents and escalate any issues to the Supervisor.
Collect foreman daily reports, weekly project pictures and safety documentation, review for completeness and include in project documentation.Inform Supervisor of deficiencies.
Collect and distribute work orders from/to the appropriate Foreman.
Prioritize workload while working on multiple projects / tasks
Identify, record and track all job costs
Prepare change orders for review and approval
Produce financial reports as needed to ensure budgets are on target
Prepare, collect and distribute billing documentation for projects
Instruct team on closeout and resolution requirements to ensure deadlines are met
Participate and document project design and update meetings
Support Project Leaders / Project Managers as needed

To be successful in this position you will have:
3-5 years of construction experience with a degree in construction management or an engineering field being a plus.
The ability to become well versed in the Company’s safety program procedures and policies, follows/enforces said policies/makes tough decisions to ensure the safety remains on the forefront of the business.
College Degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or equivalent experience
Current Project Management certification(s)
Strong working knowledge of Timberline, and CMS
Three (3) years of senior level administrative experience while managing complex tasks or projects

Minimum Qualifications:
Problem Solving/Analysis
Proficient time management skills
Capabilities to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
Must be a highly motivated individual with strong organization and communication skills
Strong data entry skills
Ability to effectively communicate with all levels, internally and externally
Requires a high school graduate with proven leadership skills in a team environment.