• Assistant Project Manager

    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
    Professional & Technical
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently recruiting for a Traveling Assistant Project Manager to work at various locations.



    • Assists the Project Manager and Superintendents in pre-project task planning to determine schedules and operational phases; shares information and seeks to troubleshoot any issue in advance of effect on the project. Assists in keeping management apprised of situations creating potential delays or risk management issues.
    • Participates in pre-bid and progress meetings, providing input as needed and communicating outcomes to Estimators or Project Manager.
    • Attends bid openings or provides estimates to appropriate parties within deadline for submittal.
    • Establishes the project framework and coding within project management software to accurate track and allocate costs; reviews coded invoices to ensure accuracy and makes changes as necessary.
    • Assists in coordinating resources for the project, including scheduling of utility services, acquiring required permits, obtaining safety materials, and procuring materials and supplies.
    • Provides directions, schedules, and updates to subcontractors, performs quality checks, creates punch lists, and monitors completion of project specifications.
    • Monitors costs, reviewing cost analysis reports daily and communicating variances or budgetary concerns to Project Manager. Communicates updates on purchases and cost of completion to customer.
    • Identifies, documents and tracks changes in scope of work and/or change orders, obtains approvals, and ensures that information needed for change orders is current and accurate.
    • Directs project document control process, ensures that appropriate parties possess all documentation necessary on a timely basis, including, but not limited to, access to safety plans, equipment check lists, submittals, close-out documents, RFI’s, test logs, and specification changes.
    • Monitors project and subcontractor personnel routinely to establish presence as a resource and to ensure proper compliance with safety standards and regulations, personal protective equipment and dress requirements, building codes, preventative maintenance standards, and environmental controls. Identifies and directs correction of potential safety hazards. Assists with documentation and investigation of accidents and in collecting safety plans of action from project foremen.
    • Reviews and approves invoices, codes invoices for proper entry into cost control system, and performs system entry as needed. Resolves coding errors.
    • Coordinates activities with Asset Manager to ensure optimal utilization of equipment and time.
    • Maintains full knowledge of equipment and tool purpose, use, and operation in order to operate equipment or provide direct application of skills to project as needed.
    • Documents project progress via photographs on a regular basis and maintains photo archives of project milestones from beginning to completion.


    Skills / Qualifications

    Bachelor degree preferred
    • 1-2 years of professional or co-op experience
    • Strong communication skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs including Word, Excel and Outlook
    • Viewpoint Construction Software experience highly desired

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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