Assistant Project Manager

Job Title: Assistant Project Manager – Highrise
Reports To: Project Manager
Department: Construction II

Position Summary

The Assistant Project Manager will support the Project Manager from pre-construction to project delivery including design, coordination, budget, tendering, and schedule management.


• Assist the Project Manager with all aspects of project performance including cost, schedule, quality, and safety through the project life cycle.
• Prepare and maintain various communications/reports with the assistance of head office and the site project team.
• Assist the Project Manager and consultant team with the coordination of architectural and engineering drawings. Identify potential constructability and coordination issues and effectively communicate them to the team.
• Support the development of trade contractor specific scopes of work ensuring that project specific requirements are communicated.
• Assist the Project Manager with preparation for, execution of, and documentation of effective meetings. Assistant Project Manager will take an active role in meetings.
• Communicate with owners, trade contractors, consultants, and team members to resolve issues.
• Facilitate and control the distribution of all project documents and records to all project stakeholders including owners, consultants and trade contractors.
• Maintain files and correspondence on the project.
• Maintain detailed records of all dates, drawings, and documents related to the project.
• Assist with estimating as required.
• Maintain familiarity with safety responsibilities and regulations.
• Other duties as requested.

Academic/Professional Requirements:

• Educational and experience requirements include a Construction and/or Business related university degree, college diploma or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or related experience.

Required Skills/Experience:

• A minimum of 3 years’ construction high rise experience.
• Proven people management ability.
• Time management skills.
• Knowledge of high-rise project architectural and engineering drawings.
• Foresight to predict problems before they develop.
• Advanced knowledge of various construction disciplines, safety regulations, scheduling, cost control, quality control, engineering drawings and other documents.
• Knowledge of Tarion guidelines.
• Health and Safety certificates (WHMIS, Working at Heights, Basics to Supervision)
• Ability to assume responsibility, interface, and clearly communicate with others.
• Enthusiasm for challenging and new initiatives.


The Assistant Project Manager must be client focused, advocate and communicate a positive image of the company, both internally and externally. The Assistant Project Manager shall take accountability for decisions made and conduct oneself in a respectful and ethical manner in representing the Trust’s interests. The Assistant Project Manager shall demonstrate entrepreneurialism and behave like an “owner” in carrying out daily tasks and responsibilities; demonstrating creativity and resourcefulness in achieving desired results. The Assistant Project Manager is expected to be a team player and work effectively with colleagues and associates in terms of input, sharing of ideas and working to achieve common goal.

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