Assistant Project Manager

CT West Construction CT West Construction Employer:
Santa Monica, CA, USLocation:
Thu, Jul 15 '21Posted on:

CT West Construction is looking to fill the position of Assistant Project Manager immediately. The primary function of the Assistant Project Manager is to assist the project team with the administration and management of all activities associated with the construction project. An Assistant Project Manager may also be assigned overall responsibility for a smaller project where appropriate. 

Administrative Skills:

  • Assist and supervise the project team with setting up the project office
  • Review meeting minutes for accuracy and content prior to distribution

Management Skills:

  • Assist the Project Manager with the client invoice process
  • Supervise the management of material tracking (procurement)
  • Assist the Superintendent with the initial preparation and maintenance of schedules
  • Manage the Punch List and project closeout functions
  • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of the Submittal Logs
  • Oversee the preparation and maintenance of the Procurement Log
  • Represent CT West Construction at Owner, Subcontractor and coordination meetings
  • Attend project meetings; host project meetings as required
  • Manage document control as it pertains to a specific project (RFIs, Submittals, meeting minutes, material tracking, etc.)
  • Negotiate Change Orders as required

Interpersonal / Personal Skills:

  • Establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships with all (client, architect, subcontractors, project team, various CT West departments)
  • Promote CT West “Values” with the project team, client and subcontractors
  • See that all company policies are administered in a fair and consistent manner
  • Motivate and contribute to the teamwork/morale of the project team
  • Mentor, coach and train as necessary to help subordinates achieve their career objectives

Technical Skills:

  • Assist the Project Manager in the formulation of the project budget and General Conditions
  • Assist in the documentation of all claims and litigation
  • Assist the Project Manager with the preparation of subcontracts and Purchase Orders
  • Assist the Project Manager with cost control measures, Change Order Requests, Invoicing, Purchase Orders
  • Assist in the development of trade bid packages
  • Assist with the problem resolution pertaining to a specific project issue
  • Assist the Superintendent in implementing the project safety program


  • Four-year degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or equivalent experience in a related field and a minimum of 2-4 years of appropriate project management experience
  • Proficiency in basic computer skills (Adobe, MS Word, Excel, Outlook).
  • Thorough understanding of construction administration processes, including contracts, construction documents, schedules, RFIs, submittals and material procurement
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Effective negotiation skills
  • Effective time management and organization skills
  • Valid Drivers License

Key Competencies

Ability to Execute

Courage to Make Recommendations

Dealing with Complaints

Delivery Bad News/ Saying “No”


Persevering/ Undaunted by Adversity


Willingness to Train



Candor / Direct

Critical Thinking

Emotional Intelligence / EQ




Resilience / Stress Tolerance

Company Description

CT West Construction is an established firm with years of progressive growth; Great reputation in the industry; Quality work and loyal client base; Profitable; Family owned; Strong leadership team and seasoned staff; Focused on growth; Low turnover; Fun and enjoyable work environment; Fast-paced; Team oriented.

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