Assistant Project Manager

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Kiely Family of Companies
Tinton Falls, NJ, United States

Phone: 7324038600
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Assistant Project Manager


Wall Township, NJ 

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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.
The Assistant Project Manager is 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.  Under the direction of the Supervisor, the Assistant Project Manager is expected to be responsible for any/all tasks associated with utility construction projects.  The ideal candidate will have 3-5 years of construction experience with a degree in construction management being a plus. Manage, improve 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.
  • 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
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 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
  • Knowledge of Excel, Timberline, and CMS
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.
J.F. Kiely Construction Co. is an equal opportunity, M / F / D / / V employer