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Local firm seeks talented Assistant Project Manager to support ongoing construction projects.  AKEA, Inc. is a minority-owned, verified Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business that provides construction and design-build services to federal, public, institutional,
and commercial clients.

The new Assistant Project Manager (APM) will be responsible for managing specific aspects of the day-to-day needs of construction projects in support of the Project Manager; such as developing submittal logs, reviewing subcontractors’ submittals for accuracy and conformance and developing and updating project construction schedules. In addition, this position will track and maintain RFI’s and project permit requirements.

The APM will work independently to understand changes in the construction documents and relay the changes to the construction team. The right individual must be able to decide in what order work should be done in on a day-to-day basis and make recommendations accordingly; tracking all project changes that impact time, scope, schedule and/or cost and accordingly create appropriate change orders. The APM will also track key project documents such as but not limited to: Field directives, RFI’s and ASI’s, etc.

Requirements:

The position requires the ability to read and interpret construction documents, organizational skills to act on verbal and written directives while interacting with the client, designers and subcontractors.  The APM should possess a working knowledge of construction means and methods with the ability to incorporate them into a schedule.  Written and verbal communication skills for conversing with clients, subcontractors, and other employees along with the ability to use a computer, (Microsoft Suite) word processing, spreadsheet, and certain scheduling programs.

 

Minimum educational requirements include: Construction Management Technology (A.S.) or an accredited related degree program.  Previous construction experience and/or leadership in job roles of increasing responsibility preferred.

 

AKEA Inc. offers excellent benefits, paid time off and a retirement pln. The APM position offers growth and promotional potential in the construction field as AKEA, Inc. has grown significantly in project backlog over the last two years.

Based in beautiful Gainesville, Florida, AKEA Inc.’s long term vision is to be recognized as a highly competitive Design Build firm for customers in the Southeastern United States and the Caribbean. We plan to grow strategically with a mix of government and private clients and continue to increase in annual revenue and a diversity of projects both locally and throughout the southeast region.

 If you find you are ready for this next step in your career please visit our website at https://www.akeainc.com/akea.html to review our project lists and qualifications.

We welcome your resume or phone 352-474-6124 for an application to be emailed to you immediately.

To apply for this job email your details to swatson@akeainc.com

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