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Assistant Project Manager at Camden in McLean, Virginia

Posted in Construction 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Job Summary:


The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for assisting with preconstruction estimating, scheduling, and constructability services, assisting the owner with governmental review requirements and conduct construction due diligence of new projects.

Essential Functions:

  • Assist with preconstruction estimating, scheduling, and constructability services.

  • Assist owner with governmental review requirements.

  • Conduct construction due diligence of new projects to include investigation of:

    • Site restrictions

    • Local code requirements, permit, inspection, and occupancy permits

    • Subcontractor and material availability and costs

    • Local construction techniques or processes

    • Verify and review geotechnical and environmental reports

    • Verify special civil or foundation requirements

    • Verify survey and flood elevation requirements

  • Manage project personnel to include Project Engineer, Superintendent, and support staff.

  • Prepare cost estimates and budgets.

  • Solicit and evaluate subcontract bids.

  • Prepare, negotiate, and manage subcontracts and purchase orders.

  • Manage project accounting to include payment approvals, cost coding, lien releases, retainage release, insurance verification, and budget projections.

  • Manage project schedules and project production.

  • Manage quality control program of project to include testing, inspection, and compliance with plans and specifications.

  • Manage project safety compliance.

  • Manage project completions to include turnover to owner, closing documents, warranties and operating manual submissions, city occupancy certificates.Assure completion of project within schedule, budget, and in accordance with plans and specifications.

  • Enhances and presents a positive image of the company and a professional manner toward employees, staff and the public.

  • Perform all other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Job Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree required

  • 2-3 years project management experience required

  • Knowledge of Constructware desired

  • Projext management software (Microsoft Project and/or SureTrac)

  • 4 years supervisory experience required

  • Microsoft Office Suite including Word, Excel, and Outlook

And here’s the fine print HR wants you to know:

  • Job is intermittently sedentary but requires mobility (i.e., climb stairs) to tour, show, and inspect apartments on a daily basis

  • Will use some repetitive motion of hand-wrist in using computer and writing

  • Must have normal range of vision to complete applications, leases, general paperwork and handle computerized bookkeeping duties; hearing and speech to communicate with residents, vendors, supervisors and coworkers on the telephone or in person on a regular basis

  • Must handle stressful, urgent, novel and diverse work situations on a daily basis

  • Emotional stability and personal maturity are important attributes in this position

  • Works in a typical office setting with daily exposure to outdoor environment (i.e., heat, cold, damp, rain, etc.) when touring community

  • Hazards can be avoided with proper lifting techniques, SDS and general safety training

  • Will be regularly called upon to work long hours and odd schedules (including weekends)

  • Position requires periodic travel by automobile to handle work-related activities

  • May require airline travel, out-of-town and /or overnight trips 

  • Attendance and punctuality is essential for success in this position

  • Contact your HR team for the position’s Physical Demands Analysis

This job description is not an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. Camden may add or change responsibilities in order to meet business and organizational needs.  Employees must meet qualification standards that are job-related and consistent with business necessity and must be able to perform the essential functions of the position, with or without reasonable accommodations.


To learn more about our awesome Benefits, visit Camden Benefits.