McFarlin Stanford


McFarlin Stanford - New Orleans, LA

Assistant PM / Estimator duties


  • The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for assisting Project Managers and/or Superintendents in coordinating the activities of a project to ensure cost, schedule, document control and quality standards are met.
  • Under the direction of the PM, the Assistant Project Manager is expected to take on any/all tasks in the quest to learn all he/she can about construction.
  • General Responsibilities:
    • Assist the Project Manager in all phases and aspects of the project.
    • Provide support to Field Staff.
  • Set Up: Ensure that proper tools are in place prior to the beginning of a project.
  • Prepare and assist with pre-installation meetings.
  • Review Owner contract and become familiar with terms & conditions.
  • Distribute all short interval and overall project schedules.
  • Ensure subcontractors have the most up to date scopes of work.
  • Assist PM in the development of the overall project schedule.
  • Work to obtain all necessary permits as requested by the PM.
  • Review drawings and specifications to become completely familiar with the project and identify long lead times and critical path items.
  • Complete sub evaluations/comparisons of bids, scope reviews as requested by PM.
  • Develop a project submittal log and obtain owner/architects approval.
  • Manage said submittal log and ensure all submittals are processed promptly.
  • Ensure contracts and insurance are current and received before subcontractor performs any work on site.
  • Follow up on collection of all non-received documents and bring any issues to the PM.
  • Prepare all project meeting agendas and associated attachments as directed by the PM.
  • Attend weekly project meetings as requested by PM and keep detailed meeting minutes for publishing to project team.
  • Draft, submit, and track all RFI’s and distribute to all teams’ members as appropriate.
  • Review project logs (RFI’s, Submittals, PCO’s) with Superintendent on a weekly basis.
  • Pursue and monitor submittals and track deliveries of materials.
  • Verify all submittal conformity to plans & specifications.
  • Collect superintendent daily reports, weekly project pictures and safety documentation and review for completeness and include in project documentation.
  • Inform PM of deficiencies.
  • Collect and distribute coordination drawings from appropriate subcontractors.
  • Review drawings with PM and Superintendent.
  • Set up coordination meetings for PM to chair.
  • Collect subcontractor changes for review by the PM.
  • Complete quantity take-offs as requested by estimating and PM.
  • Review and code invoices. Check for accuracy and compare to cost to complete forecast.
  • Distribute all punch lists and the follow-up as necessary to ensure timely completion of punch list work.
  • Collect all required close out documents for certification.
  • Assemble the close out documents.
  • Work collaboratively with outside parties (I.e. the design team, etc.) to accomplish client goals.
  • Keep field team members (i.e. Superintendent) informed and active in decision-making.



Construction Estimator.

Management of all aspects of ongoing estimating projects. Communicating with project architects and clients. Conducting weekly management meetings regarding up-coming projects. Implementation of sub-contractor agreements and payment requests. Directly communicating job progress with owner of Carimi Construction and Development LLC. Experience with Co-Construct construction management software is a plus.




Posted On: Friday, September 17, 2021

Apply to this job
  • Eligibility:
  • *
  • *
  • Experience:
  • *
  • Share more about how your background pertains to this role.
  • *
    Let us know if you are open to exploring opportunities in additional cities and states.
  • Share with us some additional locations you would be interested in.