Assistant Construction Project Manager - Southeast

Clayco - Southeast, USA

The Assistant Construction Project Manager will provide high level support to the project staff to ensure quality and timely execution of design/build projects from design to completion. These phases include: Scheduling, subcontractor buyout, cost reporting, preparation of subcontracts, the handling of owner coordination, construction quality oversight, and project closeout. You may run smaller projects on your own, mentor Project Engineers, Summer Construction Interns, and takes on the additional responsibilities to become a Project Manager.

The Specifics of the Role

  • Participate with project team and preconstruction services in development of a Project Chart of Accounts
  • Coordinate with Project Superintendent in development of a project site logistics plan
  • Assist Superintendent in the management of subcontractors
  • Maintain understanding of the Clayco/Owner contract
  • Oversee the submittal, change order, and pay request process
  • Assist in generation of project costs and Job Cost Report
  • Contribute to the analyzing and forecast of quarterly Total Cost Projection reports
  • Monitor and record training of all staff personnel
  • Monitor project labor
  • Report and track equipment needs
  • Assist preconstruction services in bidding projects
  • Implement applicable safety, EEO and Affirmative Action programs
  • Participate in the project’s quality process
  • Contribute to schedule and project close-out processes


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related
  • 3 to 7 Years of experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of construction principles, practices, and technology
  • Previous experience leading a successful project management team
  • Ability to walk a job site, climb ladders, and scale multi-floor scaffolding
  • Ability to lift objects of at least 50 lbs.

Some things you should know

  • Our clients and projects are nationwide – travel will be required
  • No other builder can offer the collaborative design-build approach that Clayco does
  • We work on creative, complex, award-winning, high profile jobs
  • The pace is fast

About Us:

Clayco is a full-service, turnkey real estate development, master planning, architecture, engineering and construction firm that safely delivers clients across North America the highest quality solutions on time, on budget, and above and beyond expectations. With $4.9 billion in revenue for 2021, Clayco specializes in the "art and science of building," providing fast track, efficient solutions for industrial, commercial, institutional and residential related building projects.

Why Clayco?

Best Places to Work – Crain’s Chicago Business, St. Louis Business Journal

ENR – Top Midwest Contractors (#1), Top Design Build Contractors (#4), Top 400 Contractors (#16)

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