Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager

Website Petra Construction Corporation

Delivering Client Satisfaction for Over Six Decades

Established in 1953, Petra Construction Corp. is an award-winning building construction firm located in North Haven, CT.  Petra has substantial experience and has successfully completed projects throughout New England, specializing in the healthcare, commercial, education, telecommunications, religious, museum and custom residential markets.

Petra delivers a standard of client service, at every level and on every project, that goes beyond what clients have come to expect.  From pre-construction to the completion of a project, we remain focused on the needs of the client, and respect the intent of their design professionals.  We demonstrate how we value these relationships by coming to a thorough understanding of project issues, and anticipating and responding to every need with timely professionalism.

Petra is seeking an Assistant Project Manager to add to its current staff.  Responsibilities will include:

·    Assisting with project planning and scheduling

·    Preparing and processing subcontracts and purchase orders

·    Attending and recording project meetings

·    Preparing submittals and  maintaining submittal logs

·    Preparing change orders

·    Managing subcontractors and material suppliers

·    Reviewing daily reports

·    Record keeping

·    Reviewing subcontractor requisitions

·    Assisting with attaining substantial and final completion on time and within budget


·    Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Civil Engineering

·    Knowledge of all project delivery methods

·    Basic understanding of contractual documents, plans, specifications and construction methods

·    Strong Computer Skills in MS Office Suite and MS Project

·    Ability to learn and use project management software (Prolog)

·    Strong written and oral communication skills

·    Strong interpersonal skills

·    Ability to analyze and solve problems

·    Positive attitude

·    Professional demeanor

·    Strong work ethic

·    Ability to follow specific instructions

·    Post-offer physical, drug screen and background check

Benefits offered include:

·    Health Insurance

·    Health Savings Account

·    Dental Insurance

·    Vision Insurance

·    Life Insurance with Voluntary Life Option

·    Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance

·    401(k) Plan – Pre-tax and Roth

·    Flexible Spending Accounts

·    Section 125 Plan

·    Paid Holidays

·    Paid Time Off

·    Educational Assistance

·    Employee Assistance Plan

Petra Construction Corp. is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, veteran’s status, age, disability, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

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