Commercial Assistant Project Manager: Trenton, NJ

Trenton, New Jersey, United States

Posted on 05/07/2020

Position Details




Construction / Commercial Construction


Building Construction / Skilled Trades

Job Level:

Experienced Professional (Non-Manager)

Commercial Assistant Project Manager: Trenton, NJ

Job Description

My long-term client is seeking an APM with a minimum of 2 years of Ground up. Commercial construction experience. This position will report to an on-site PM.


Responsibilities to include but are not limited to:

  • Coordinating day to day work of $25M+ projects with the construction team.
  • Work with a mentor to develop skills as a PM.
  • Work with clients and subs on RFP, RFI, change orders, and submittals
  • Cost control/billings/collections/change management/cash flows/monthly status reports.
  • Support on-site team with resources and scheduling information.
  • Coordinate and manage the execution of planning and scheduling of projects.


The Successful Candidate Will Possess:

  • We are looking for a flexible, detail-oriented team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks, produce quality work, and consistently meet deadlines.
  • Excellent listening and strong communication skills.
  • Ability to identify and resolve complex issues.
  • Ability to create and support team morale.
  • Desire to learn and advance to a PM role.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft Office Suite, project management and/or scheduling software.
  • 2+ years of experience in commercial construction – Ground up is a must.
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering or related field.
  • A strong work ethic and a “can-do” attitude.

This position is salaried.

For more information, contact Jim Lappin at or at (319) 286-4726