About Us: Looking for an opportunity to make a lasting mark on future generations and the communities they call home? Look no further. Peabody General Contractors is your trusted partner, with over four decades of excellence in underground utility services across central Texas. We invite you to be a part of our dedicated team.
At Peabody General Contractors, we're more than just a workplace – we're a family. With over 40 years of experience serving central Texas, we've established ourselves as leaders in private, commercial, and municipal underground utility services. Our passion lies in the rehabilitation and installation of vital infrastructure, including water lines, wastewater systems, storm sewers, lift stations, fire lines, and water treatment facilities.
We foster a culture built on innovation, community involvement, safety, and excellence. Teamwork and communication are at the heart of our success, creating an inclusive environment where every voice matters. Our team is comprised of highly skilled individuals, just like you, who are ready to put their best boot forward. Get ready to unearth your true potential and #digdeep into the exciting world of Peabody General Contractors!
About this Role: As a Project Manager Assistant, you will play a crucial role in supporting Estimators, Project Managers, and Superintendents in coordinating project activities. Your responsibilities will include ensuring cost efficiency, adherence to schedules, document control, and maintaining quality standards. This role provides an opportunity to immerse yourself in various aspects of construction and contribute to the success of our projects.
Characteristics Duties and Responsibilities: The Project Manager Assistant is responsible for assisting the Estimator/Project Managers and/or Superintendents in coordinating the activities of a project to ensure cost, schedule, document control and quality standards are met. Under the direction of the PM, the Project Manager Assistant is expected to take on any/all tasks in the quest to learn all he/she can about construction.
Set Up New Jobs in Cloud Server
Maintain Master Job Schedule
Import new jobs into Heavy Jobs software & Spectrum
Create Job Reports
Create and track all project work orders (under $10K)
Create and maintain approved Purchase Orders within Spectrum
Create subcontracts and manage subcontractors within Subcontractor Kiosk
Assist superintendents with material acquisition for projects (as needed)
Create Job Books, Project Trackers and Schedules for PME & Superintendents
Assist PME with the creation and delivery of the project hand-off meeting and all coordinating documentation
Attend Pre-cons (In-House and External)
Assist superintendents with the Pre-Job video/photos of the Job site (as needed)
Help compile and maintain all project documentation in job folders
Preparation, completion, tracking and processing of submittal documents
Track HUB compliance and perform RFC’s to compliance plans
Conduct GFE’s on all new projects, RFC’s and bids
Confirm that all MSA’s are executed and compiled before construction begins
Assist PME with the coordination of permits and renewals of Permits
Keep Heavy Jobs software updated with CO’s, XW, etc.
Track all RFI’s and Change Orders (log, Spectrum and HCSS)
Maintain Job Folders, Job List and Plans/Contracts electronic files
Assist PME/Estimator with bid data and documentation
Assist PME with the preparation of monthly pay application documentation (waivers, HUB forms, etc.)
Other duties as assigned
Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge:
Proven excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to perform well under pressure with multiple projects and deadlines.
Respectful, reliable, and dependable team player.
Must be proactive and a good planner who is very detail-oriented with the ability to organize and prioritize.
Maintain confidentiality of PGC’s Corporate information.
Ability to work independently, taking initiative to move claims to conclusion.
Display a strong customer service orientation with a positive attitude.
Demonstrate a strong sense of accountability, taking ownership over projects and responsibilities and resolving issues proactively.
Ability to assess information, anticipate issues and outcomes, and make effective decisions.
Should have hands-on familiarity with a variety of computer applications, including word processing, database, spreadsheet, imaging, and telecommunications. This would include, but not limited to, Microsoft Office software programs (i.e., Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Access or other databases), PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat Professional or similar type software.
Ability to work and interact professionally and effectively with all levels of staff.
Ability to meet established deadlines and work as a team player in a professional office.
Skill in meeting and dealing with people in a courteous and tactful manner.
Demonstrated ability to review a wide variety of documents.
Some walking, standing, bending and carrying of small office items
Exhibit technical competences in highway construction, civil construction, municipal construction, utilities construction techniques.
Exhibit technical competencies in the appraisal of damage to construction equipment, public utilities, property, vehicles, third party injuries, and/or occupational injuries.
Exhibit the solid negotiation skills necessary to reach agree repair figures with contractors and/or body shop personnel
Demonstrates proficiency in the identification of programs that may be beneficial to the company (i.e. re-inspection programs).
Superior time and project management skills that support continued process improvement as well as the achievement of stated goals and objectives.
Job Type: Full-time, exempt
Education: Bachelor’s Degree (Degree in Construction Management preferred).
Experience: Minimum three years in the construction industry.
Comprehensive knowledge of OSHA and safety requirements.
Valid driver's license.
Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This position typically involves standard business hours and may frequently require flexibility, including long hours, weekend work, overtime, and remaining on-call.
Physical Demands: The job requires the ability to sit, stand and walk for extended periods of time. Must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.
Work Environment: Office-based work with varying temperatures. In an office setting the individual will be expected to use a computer extensively and engage in keyboarding activities for extended periods. Occasional travel to jobsites with fluctuations in weather.
How to Apply: To apply, please visit our careers page at careers.peabodygeneral.com. We only accept online applications. For questions please reach out to our Human Resources department at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note that while this job description provides an overview of the main responsibilities, requirements, working conditions, and qualifications for this position, it is subject to potential modifications and updates to align with the evolving needs of the company.
What Safety means to us! Our unwavering commitment to safety creates the foundation for a rewarding career, where your well-being is our top priority. Experience a company that invests in advanced safety protocols, providing you with the tools and support needed to excel while ensuring your security. At PGC, every employee has the power to halt any job site if safety concerns arise. Join our team and become part of a workplace where your voice matters.
Peabody General Contractors is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. All aspects of employment are based on performance, competence, and business needs. We hire individuals without regard to race, national origin, ancestry, disability, medical condition, color, religion, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by Federal, State, or Local law.
This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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