Career Opportunity – Assistant Project Manager


Location: Chicago, IL

Company Overview:

Centaur is a Chicago-based construction company with services including Pre-Construction, Construction Consulting, Owner’s Representation, Design-Build Contracting, Construction Management, General Contracting, Project Recovery Services, Real Estate Development and Asset Management.  We are growing and in addition to the above services have established an in-house design team providing architectural services for all phases of project design.

Position Overview:

The Assistant Project Manager is responsible to assess, plan, implement, coordinate, monitor and evaluate every stage of the work on a project, from pre-construction to project completion. The Assistant Project Manager’s work is characterized by regular communication and resource management to ensure timeliness, cost-effectiveness and overall quality.

 Primary Job Responsibilities: 

  • Work directly with Project Managers, Superintendents, and vendors
  • Maintain project objectives within the boundaries of company policy and contract specifications
  • Effectively communicate with subs, vendors, team and municipality
  • Monitor and control project through administrative direction of on-site labor to ensure project is completed on schedule and within budget
  • Work with consultants as well as manage existing budgets and estimates
  • Create and maintain project related reports such as RFI’s, meeting minutes, submittals, logs and scheduling
  • Interpret plans and contract documents


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Engineering or other related degree
  • Minimum of 3 years work experience in an Architecture, General Contracting or other relative industry
  • OSHA-30 Certified
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office & expert in Excel
  • Knowledge of administration, management, building construction materials and tools/machines
  • Ability to coordinate own time and resources; Ability to multitask
  • Viewpoint experience a plus

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