Assistant Project Manager

Job Description

Job Description


:Under the direction of the Project Manager, leads all on-site activities for a small project, or a subtask of a larger project, in accordance with the project schedule. This includes directing and coordinating subcontractor activities in accordance with project/client procedures, scope of work, and contract specifications. Serves as the primary point of contact with the client for all site activities related to assigned area(s) of responsibility. Willingness to relocate to the job site is expected

.NOTE: This position is intended for incumbents in this role who provide technical guidance to site employees and subcontractors but do not have two or more full-time direct reports.

Specific Responsibilities

Collaborates with Project Manager to establish project schedule and budget, and monitors progress in meeting schedule and budget requirements.

Develops project documents, processes, and procedures required to support quality control and final project deliverables.

Collaborates with Project Manager to determine the number of hours required for successful completion of project tasks. Anticipates project staffing needs, identifies and interviews available personnel, and makes staffing assignments in accordance with schedule requirements.

Establishes a project safety plan and ensures that it is communicated to all employees on the job site. Actively promotes and supports safety policies and monitors the job site for good safety practices.

Posts all required legal notices at the job site.

Establishes site security measures and monitors site access by subcontractors and others.

Chairs weekly job meetings; prepares and submits summary of project progress and pending issues to Project Manager.

Submits monthly reports to the client, and responds to client issues and expectations.

Assists the Project Manager in pricing and negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and subcontractors. Reviews bid documents and assists with bidder solicitation activities. Documents and executes changes in the scope of the project.

Anticipates problems and works with clients, architects/engineers, subcontractors, and Project Manager to identify and implement corrective actions.

Keeps client and Project Manager informed of the day-to-day activities of the project.

Maintains accurate documentation of job progress through daily logs and other reports.

Performs other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.


Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture or a technical or construction-related field (or equivalent), and typically 5+ years’ related work experience is required, with at least 3 years in a leadership role at a field site.


Proven ability to perform in a lead capacity, excellent written and oral communications skills, and familiarity with industry practices and regulations are required.

Minimum Clearance Required To Start

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.