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Assistant Project Manager

Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, Virginia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Date posted
Mar 19, 2024

Job Details

Job Description

Reporting to the Associate Director of Non Capital Construction, the Assistant Project Manager (APM) will assist the SRPM and Project Managers (PM) with leading the execution of multiple assigned non-capital projects from conception through completion using a variety of contracting methods. Projects range from small to moderate in difficulty and complexity. The APM will assist the SPM and PMs with the management and coordination of the project team (Architects/Engineers, consultants, contractors, stakeholders, etc.) to ensure design and construction optimizes university program goals, while conforming to the project’s established criteria for scope, cost, schedule and quality. The APM will also assist the SPM and PMs with managing assigned projects and coordinating the involvement of all participants in the design, value engineering, document review, construction, occupancy, close out, warranty, and financial management processes. The APM may also be the primary point of contact to manage small projects under the supervision of the SPM/PM.

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture, Engineering, or Building Construction; OR training and work experience that demonstrates knowledge of the industry OR that equates to a Bachelor’s degree.
- Some knowledge or experience of site/building design and construction processes.
- Must have proficiency with current computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
- Must have a valid driver’s license.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks, pay attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines.
- Ability to interact and communicate effectively, with a wide range of individuals in a diverse environment.
- Ability to interpret design/construction documents.

Preferred Qualifications

- Understanding of construction project delivery methods.
- Knowledge of construction management software (MS Project, Bluebeam, Primavera, BIM/Revit, LaserFiche, etc.)
- Previous construction experience in a higher education setting.
- Knowledge of the Commonwealth of Virginia Construction and Professional Services Manual (CPSM).
- Ability to interpret design/construction documents.
- OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 certification

Pay Band

Commensurate with experience

Appointment Type


Salary Information

Commensurate with experience

Review Date

April 4, 2024

Additional Information

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges , a school of medicine , a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School , and Honors College . The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers . A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact HR at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Advertised: March 19, 2024
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