Assistant Project Manager, Commercial Construction

Project Management, Commercial · New Orleans, Louisiana
Department Project Management, Commercial
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Entry-level

Assistant Project Manager, Commercial Construction


Summary Description: The Assistant Project Manager provides support to the project team on all construction management aspects of assigned projects.


Company Description: Impetus, a Palmisano Company, is a general contractor that provides construction services in various spaces, including commercial, civil, industrial, pre-fabrication, historic, healthcare, hospitality, design-build, self-perform, multi-family, urban mixed-use, and arts and culture.


Accountable for:

  • Relationships - Establish and maintain an effective and professional working relationship with owners, architects, engineers, subcontractors, and suppliers.
  • Schedules - Participate in the development of the baseline CPM with the superintendent and project manager; track progress weekly and update schedule not less than monthly, using SureTrak/P3; quantify project impacts, using contemporaneous schedule analysis; and satisfy notice provisions, where applicable.
  • Buy-out - Conduct buy-out and issue subcontracts for scopes of work assigned by PM, perform job cost allocation for subcontract and purchase order awards.
  • Requests for Information - Process Forma/subcontractor RFI’s timely, maintain log and review status to expedite critical RFI’s, coordinate and distribute to affected parties, and provide timely notice of cost/time impact resulting from RFI response.
  • Changes to the Work - Identify and provide timely notice of changed conditions, prepare Change Order Proposals (COP’s) with PM review and oversight, maintain COP log, and generate Subcontracts.
  • Modifications - Perform job cost allocations and update as-built drawings.
  • Coordination - Assist superintendent with subcontractor/supplier coordination, expedite material deliveries, and identify special inspection requirements.
  • Payment - Participate in the development of the Schedule of Values with the project manager, compile necessary data for timely submission of monthly applications for payment, assist PM in review of subcontractor/supplier payment release, insure proper cost coding of miscellaneous invoices.
  • Punchlist - Generate punchlist of incomplete/deficient work items and distribute to applicable subcontractors and follow-up for timely completion, conduct backcheck, and secure project acceptance by architect and owner.


Key Competencies:

  • Exemplifies Impetus's core values:  Safety Always, Renegade Mentality, Sweep Floors, Build Relationships, Absolute Integrity.
  • Insatiable Curiosity - Always asking "why" to find the root cause, allowing the right problem to be solved.
  • Driven to collaborate and innovate.
  • Organization and Planning - Takes a methodical approach to planning daily activities.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Establishes cooperative, collaborative, trusting relationships with co-workers and business contacts.
  • Communication - Communicates with co-workers and business contacts effectively through written, verbal, and non-verbal communication, as well as excellent listening.
  • Tech Savvy -The ability to adapt quickly to rapidly changing technology is key.


Ideal Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Business, or related field.
  • 2 + years of commercial construction industry experience.
  • Proficiency with software, including MS Office Suite, construction project management software.


Impetus is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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  • Location
    New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Department
    Project Management, Commercial
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Entry-level