Assistant Project Manager

Website JEMGROUP JEM Group

Building to Improve Lives

We are seeking an Assistant Project Manager to join our growing team. This individual will be responsible for assisting our Project Management team in the overall administration and management of projects during the construction phase.

Prior experience in a site civil or MEP setting is a plus. In addition, candidates should be well organized and enjoy working with people.

Job Responsibilities:

Manage project document flow. Review and process submittals. Submit RFI’s. Assist in ensuring quality and safety for each project. Assist project management in setting and communicating goals of the project to all contractors, architects, project foreman and owner. Assist in the performance of overall project management control systems, including estimates of cost, submittals and scheduling. Assist with the close-out process all projects.

Skills Required:

Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Construction Management, Business, or a related-field 1-3 years of experience in general construction, design/build and construction management, with hands on experience in estimating and project managing.

Proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel as well as project scheduling software programs. 

Knowledge and understanding of AIA contracts Site civil and/or MEP experience a plus.

Experience in BIM coordination preferred.

Knowledge of the Central PA market place.

Prior use of ProCore and/or Sage 300 beneficial.

Strong critical thinking and decision making ability.  Highly organized and able to meet deadlines in a complex environment with shifting priorities.  Basic mathematical, spatial and conceptual thinking ability.  Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  Strong presentation and people skills.  Goal oriented, highly motivated self-starter and enjoy working in a fast paced environment.  Collaborate effectively with team and solicit help when needed. 

Physical Requirements: Must be comfortable working in outdoor weather conditions. Frequent sitting, walking, standing, use of hands, driving, talking. Occasional lifting of 10 to 50 lbs. Must have clear vision, color and depth perception and peripheral vision. Must have clean driving record and able to drive distances when required. May be subject to loud working environment. Must pass background and drug screening process.


Company Description

JEM Group is a woman-owned construction services firm located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. From the beginning, the driving force of our organization has been to improve the communities where we live and build. On each project that we undertake, our goal is to develop deep relationships with our clients by understanding their project vision and developing a strategy for execution.

Our portfolio of work includes projects of all sizes and levels of complexity – from the simple office fit-out to a complex urban renewal project. Our diversity of experience across the markets we serve and our capabilities ensure that we can meet the needs of all of our clients. We are committed to providing extraordinary service to every client by providing leadership, collaboration and creativity on each project. With executive involvement on each project, we give each project the attention it deserves and ensure that even the smallest details aren’t overlooked.

Our employees are our biggest asset at JEM and we support this through action. We are highly collaborative and take great pride in our work. Our dedication to delivering quality construction projects in our community through teamwork, leadership and accountability has earned us the reputation of a responsive firm that delivers results to clients. If you are looking for a company culture that promotes openness, honesty and accountability while truly supporting work-life balance, then we encourage you to apply!

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