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Job Title: Assistant Project Manager
Job Category: Construction and Development
Location: Irvine California
Job Description:

We have a great opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager join our development group in the Irvine area. We are developing a brand new luxury apartment community in Orange, CA. This exciting project is 2 phases, consisting of 652 apartment units in total. Type III A Wood-framed structures, and with Type 1-B concrete parking structures.


For the Assistant Project Manager, we are looking for candidates with at least 3 years of new construction experience. Multifamily new construction experience is preferred.   Candidates must be familiar with a variety of construction concepts, practices, and procedures, including but not limited to: estimating, scheduling, contract writing, and drawing review. Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.


The Assistant Project Manager assists the Project Manager in the day-to-day construction activities related to this project. This includes ensuring all daily construction related issues are being addressed and ensuring smooth transitions between subcontractors working on-site.    This positions relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals.  Performs a variety of tasks.


Duties Include:

  • Reviews design drawings and specifications.
  • Identifies the required scopes of work to complete the project.
  • Composes the scope of work by identifying products, specifications, performance standards and contract documents.
  • Prepares and distributes bid packages to qualified vendors and conduct pre-bid meetings.
  • Qualifies bids (bid spreads) and make selections.
  • Establishes construction schedules and develops related budgets.
  • Fine tunes the scope of work and adjusts the schedule accordingly.
  • Regularly updates and reports on the project’s performance through the schedule, cost report, weekly report, progress photos and accounting conference calls.
  • Regularly monitors field operations through site visits and inspections.
  • Monitors and advises on job safety protocols.
  • Provides guidance and support to onsite personnel.
  • Acts as liaison between property management and construction team.
  • Reviews the subcontractor draw requests.
  • Prepares and submits contracts, change orders and purchase orders.
  • Expedite shop drawings, submittals and safety requirements for assigned tasks. Utilize the Project Management system for shop drawing administration. Supply required submittal information such as field dimensions. 
  • Requests and follows up on project submittals required from Subcontractors and distribute to appropriate persons. 
  • Assist in documenting changes; maintain project records, red line transfers and correspondence. 
  • Be familiar with the company policies on personnel, quality management and assurance, safety, EEO, labor, bonds and insurance as required.
  • Be a leader in open communication with team members. Promote good relations with all parties.
  • Participates in company required training by established deadline.
  • Complies with all Fairfield standards, applicable health and safety rules and regulations, as well as applicable local, state and federal laws.
  • Any other duties or responsibilities that may be assigned.                                                                 


Required Skills:

  • Knowledge of a variety of construction field concepts, practices and procedures.
  • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel.
  • Experience using Procore and Broadbean or a similar estimating software is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational and time management skills.
  • Detail oriented; ability to manage conflicting priorities and to adjust priorities on a daily basis.
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include weekends, evenings and holidays.



  • Preferred Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering.
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