Construction Assistant Project Manager

Overview/Objective Summary:

The Construction Assistant Project Manager (APM) will be a managing member of the construction management team. Working directly with the Construction Project Manager (CPM), and with the assistance of the Project Engineer (PE), the APM will work on all aspects of project management procedures and tasks, under the guidance of the CPM. This position reports to the Construction Project Manager.


  • Industry knowledge – Knowledge of the construction industry, materials, processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques.
  • Analytical, Problem Solving, and Decision-Making Skills – Ability to solve complex problems and clearly communicating decisions based on project needs.
  • Results Focused – Drive to achieve or exceed targets and goals within a determined timeframe and quality expectations. Safety and quality-driven.
  • Leadership Skills – Ability to lead and direct project goals and objectives and the ability to hold people accountable to achieve those goals.
  • Conflict Resolution Skills– Ability to identify and address differences between groups or individuals and find common grounds that enable everyone to work together.
  • Professionalism/Communication Skills – The ability to behave professionally with all levels of the organization. Demonstrate high standards and good communication skills with colleagues, suppliers, vendors, and others in the organization.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Fully manage portions of the overall project management process, including, shop drawing submittals, RFI’s & Internal RFI’s (IRFI), field reporting, site material procurement, Prescient and partner applications for payment.
  • Review all shop drawing submittals and manage the overall process with the General Contractor, Suppliers, Subcontractor, and Design teams to coordinate and distribute questions and responses and send weekly updates.
  • Review all RFIs and IRFIs and manage the overall process with the General Contractor, Suppliers, Subcontractor, and Design teams to coordinate and distribute questions and responses and send weekly updates.
  • Coordinate, review and approve all Construction site material purchase orders (POs) with the procurement and installation teams, including uploading and managing PO requests and coordinating delivery dates.
  • Review and process installation partner’s monthly applications for payment.
  • Review and process Field Change Management documents.
  • Review and submit all Subcontract payment applications to the General Contractor.
  • Work with the CPM to review and finalize payment applications from our installation partners.
  • Work with the CPM to review and finalize change orders for the Change Management process.
  • Work with field teams to coordinate daily logs and production reports.
  • Work with the field teams to manage/update the installation schedule.

Other Duties/Responsibilities: Assist the Project Manager with various administrative functions such as:

  • Subcontract change management
  • Submit Subcontract payment applications
  • Subcontract and installation partner insurance
  • Record meeting minutes

Minimum Requirements/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher (preferably in Construction Management or Engineering) is highly desirable. Other relevant education, training, or work experience may substitute for Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 2 years of multifamily, student housing, and hotels or related industry experience.
  • Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external resources.
  • Self-directed and able to function with ease as part of a team.
  • Technically astute and strategic in thinking.
  • Strong interpersonal skills along with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to focus on details as required and have the ability to work well within a deadline-driven environment.
  • Proven organizational skills and the ability to work on multiple projects.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Outlook, Microsoft Office tools, and Procore. Some knowledge of applicable Oracle project management software is a plus.
  • Strong ability to communicate, both verbally and written.
  • Ability to work efficiently and effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to “multi-task”, working on several projects at any one time.
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

Supervisory Responsibilities: This position has no direct reports

Work Environment: This position operates in an office environment with travel to project sites. The position requires up to 25% travel.

Position Type: This is a full-time, exempt level position

Physical Demands: This position will require walking on construction sites with multiple stories and the occasional lifting of up to 50 lbs.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.


Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Benefits Summary:

  • Medical & Dental Insurance (Employee premium is 100% paid by Prescient)
  • Vision Insurance
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Health Savings Account
  • Basic Employee Life Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Critical Illness and Accident supplemental insurance
  • Employee Assistant Program
  • 401(k) Plan with safe harbor match

EEO Statement:

Prescient is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran or military status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job Details

  • Department: Construction
  • Location: Arvada, CO


14401 W. 65th Way
Arvada, CO 80004