Assistant Project Manager

The Assistant Project Manager will report to the Project Manager/Senior Project Manager and will work closely with the client, design and construction teams. Normal projects include both facility planning and capital improvements, including participation in the conceptual development of projects and the coordination and planning of the various design phases and construction. Normal scale of projects range between $5 and $100 million.

General responsibilities will include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Monitor project development, including overall project budgets and schedules
  • Monitor general contractor or construction manager and other vendors and consultants from conceptual development through design and construction
  • Prepare requests for proposals or bid packages and manage bidding process for consultants and contractors
  • Level bids and prepare bid analysis
  • Participate in the awarding of bids and preparing of contracts
  • Schedule and conduct job meetings, maintaining meeting minutes and follow ups
  • Provide project-specific information to consultants as needed
  • Work with accounting department to track internal controls related to capital projects including bidding, internal approvals, and project documentation
  • Monitor contractor compliance with governmental or contract requirements for insurance, licensing, permits, record keeping and site safety
  • Inspect projects in construction at appropriate intervals; assess work progress and quality concerns
  • Provide regular internal reports and updates to Senior Staff
  • Review all applications for payment and job related invoices
  • Assist in the management of vendor contracts, invoice payments and record keeping
  • Oversee and manage the project closeout process

Desired Skills & Expertise

Qualified applicants should have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience. A bachelor’s degree or background in architecture, engineering, construction/construction management, real estate development, facilities management, and property management is required. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel, Word, Outlook and Project, is also required. Construction field and property management experience a big plus.

The successful candidate will also demonstrate strong management, leadership and communication skills, as well as the ability to work both independently and as part of a team in a fast-paced environment. He/she should also be highly organized with the ability to plan and think strategically, with strong attention to detail for multiple projects. A keen personal interest in ZOR’s business and projects (cultural, not for profit) is highly valued.

Competitive salary and benefits are commensurate with experience. ZOR is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, age, marital status, disability, national or ethnic origin, or sexual orientation.

To Apply

Please submit your resume and cover letter to