Assistant Project Manager at Prairie Restorations Inc in Scandia, Minnesota

Posted in General Business 28 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Position: Assistant Project Manager

Department: Services

Reports To: Project Manager

Classification: Non-Exempt

Direct Reports: Service Technicians

The mission at Prairie Restorations, Inc. (PRI) is, To produce and provide the most ecologically appropriate plants, products and services possible to restore and manage native plant communities. In accordance with Prairie Restorations, philosophy, all team members work together sharing a common goal of a successful, profitable, and innovative company. All team members are to be role models of our Core Values.

Our Core Values

Growing together with positive perseverance

Passion to do right by nature.

Integrity and respect for all.

This job description identifies areas of accountability. This is not an all-inclusive list of duties. These are primary responsibilities.

Position Summary

The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for setup and planning of restoration projects under the direction of the Project Manager. This position will be a primary source of field labor on restoration projects and provide supervisory guidance to Service Technician personnel

Coordinating and Managing Land Management Projects

Scheduling management project tasks in coordination with the Assistant Site Manager.

Communication with customers about project schedule and any changes to project content or process including change orders or contract total changes.

Awareness of project budget and project progress

Completion of both PRI work records and any other client required documents

Communicate with Assistant Site Manager and Admin Assistant as project tasks are completed and ready to be billed.

Maintain work records in an accurate and timely manner

Assist Project Managers with Setup and Planning of Restoration Projects

Communicate with clients

Organization of team members and equipment

Internally allocate and/or order project materials as needed

Maintain work records in an accurate and timely manner

Provide Field Labor on Projects in the following areas

Soil Preparation



Erosion control

Hand weeding

Broadcast and spot herbicide applications

Small power equipment operations

Prescribed burning

Invasive species control

Tractor operations

Provide Supervisory Guidance to Seasonal Personnel

Provide on the job training as appropriate

Directing seasonal staff in execution of job tasks

Help maintain a safe and clean work environment

Other duties as assigned may include but are not limited to the following

Mechanical repairs

Facilities maintenance and repair

Help at other site location and/or departments

Work Environment

Regularly works around moving mechanical parts and in outside conditions that include inclement weather, heat and humidity. Noise level may be loud at times. Use of and exposure to herbicides and use of required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). Working hours can be long and unpredictable.

Physical Demands

Must be able to move objects up to 50 lbs. and use abdominal and lower back muscles to provide support over time without fatigue. Constant movement and use of limbs. This position requires good manual dexterity, coordination and stamina.


The nature of the position allows access to confidential financial, business development, marketing, and sales information besides personal and confidential information regarding the owners and employees. Company policy requires that all information of this type be regarded as Confidential and not for communication, discussion, or other distribution to any unauthorized person. The dissemination of any of this information to any persons other than those authorized or approved by the President shall be considered as grounds for immediate termination and considered as a violation of the Companys right to privacy.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are an equal opportunity employer, and all applicants will be considered for employment without attention to their membership in any protected class. If you require any reasonable accommodation to complete your application or any part of the recruiting process, please email your request to , and please be sure to include the title and the location of the position for which you are applying.

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