Assistant Project Manager - Light Industrial Construction

Michael Page

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


Our client is a reputable general contractor located near Oakbrook Terrace, IL that specializes in commercial interiors. They are looking for a motivated Assistant Project Manager with interior project experience and estimating knowledge. For the right candidate, they are looking to offer a high base salary, full benefits, consistent bonuses, and top of the line training. If you would like to be considered for this role, submit resume below.

Client Details

Our client is a $40M general contractor that is located just outside of Chicago near Oakbrook Terrace. They have been in the industry for over 30 years and have an incredible track record with their clients. 90% of their work is repeat business, so their pipeline remains consistent regardless of the economic climate. They specialize in commercial and light industrial interiors and are looking for talented individuals with relevant experience to join their growing team. If you are interested in joining a company that values their employees, provides hands on training, promotes within, and has extremely low turnover, this is a great opportunity for you. Please submit your resume below for consideration.


  • Work hand in hand with a Project Manager to take projects from start to finish
  • Manage small owner consultants and prioritize project tasks to meet deadlines
  • Develops relationships with subcontractors and maintains lists of subcontractors that perform quality work
  • Maintain knowledge of tasks, sequences, milestones, and critical path events
  • Forecast delays in timing, materials, or resources
  • Review invoices, pay applications, and change orders to assure pricing accurately, fair, and comprehensive
  • Coordinate all site photography and as-built record keeping
  • Confers with project staff to outline work plan and to assign duties, responsibilities, and scope of authority
  • Directs and coordinates activities of project personnel to ensure project progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget
  • Prepares daily, weekly, monthly schedule to support and preserve the Contract Project Schedule


  • 1-3 years of construction experience
  • Project Management experience
  • Estimating experience
  • Commercial interiors project experience
  • Bachelor's Degree is preferred
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Procore experience is highly preferred

Job Offer

  • Family-Oriented Company
  • Strong Team of Construction professionals
  • Stable, Diverse Project Pipeline
  • Bonus Potential
  • 401k Match
  • Flexible Working Hours and PTO
  • Long Term Growth Potential

Job Requirements