Skanska USA

Assistant Project Manager

Job Locations US-NY-New York
ID 2023-5616
Job Family
Position Type
Full Time

Position Overview

The Assistant Project Manager assists the Project Manager and Superintendent on assigned projects.  The position assists in the management of the overall project direction, completion and financial outcome.  The Assistant Project Manager works under supervision, assists in management and/or coordination of on-site staff and gathers and distributes information.  The Assistant Project Manager must be a flexible and adaptable team-player, as well as have strong time management, communication and client service skills.


Has advanced knowledge and ability to coach/guide others in:


• Construction Documentation: Creates documentation such as RFIs, and client correspondence on issues related to the notification provisions in contracts.

• Construction Drawings / Plans: Reads and understands construction plans and drawings and the technical specifications associated with drawings. Outlines specifications required for submission to client and ensures submittals are approved.


Has demonstrated proficiency in:


• Client Delight: Builds relationships with individuals within client organizations to coordinate work and make decisions at the appropriate level for the short-term project and long-term partnership.

• Risk and Opportunity Management: Identifies potential risks related to operations, contracts, or project execution. Develops mitigation plans and strategies to control the impact of negative situations or to maximize opportunities throughout the life cycle of a project.

• Building and Construction Knowledge: Applies building and construction knowledge, including history, customers, competitive environment, and materials and methods to build quality projects safely.

• Commercial Management: Negotiates and manages development and execution of the client's prime contract as well as subcontracts and vendor agreements. Develops, monitors, tracks, and negotiates project costs to ensure projects are successful and profitable. Ensures the financial interests of the company are protected while maintaining positive client relationships.

• Safety - Project Management Building: Promotes and supports our care for life value, ensuring adherence to safety expectations and standards for self and others’ work. This includes avoiding taking unnecessary safety risks, and being aware of conditions that affect employee safety.

• Schedule Management - Project Management Building: Develops, manages, and maintains schedules and timelines. Provides project management and schedulers with information about issues in the field that may impact timelines to make sure that contractual obligations are being met.

• Site Logistics: Develops, approves, and communicates site logistics plans, verifying they are in place and clearly understood. Ensures that projects are proceeding according to plan.

• Subcontractor Management: Monitors, inspects subcontractor activities to ensure they are performing the work safely, are adhering to schedule, and are producing quality work to ensure they are in line with subcontractor agreements and our client contract obligations.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities
Organizational Impact:
  • Works to achieve operational targets with significant impact on departmental results. 
  • Works independently under limited supervision. 
  • May be responsible for entire projects or processes within job area.
Innovation and Complexity:
  • Responsible for making improvements of processes, systems or products to enhance performance of the job area.
  • Problems and issues faced typically impact multiple departments or specialties and require detailed information gathering, drawing from prior experience, analysis and investigation to understand and solve.
Communication and Influence:
  • Communicates with parties within and outside of own job function as well as with parties external to the organization (e.g., customers, vendors, etc.)
  • Influences parties within and outside of the job function at an operational level regarding policies, procedures, and practices.
Leadership and Talent Management:
  • May be responsible for providing guidance, coaching and training to other employees within job area.
  • May manage projects, requiring responsibility for delegation of work and review of others' work product.

Education and Experience


• Bachelor’s Degree – Construction Management or Engineering or equivalent experience and minimum 5 years prior relevant experience.
• Requires advance knowledge of job area typically obtained through advanced education combined with experience.
• May have practical knowledge of project management.

Apply Today for Immediate Consideration!

Skanska is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or citizenship status, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristics under federal, state, or local law.


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Skanska uses knowledge & foresight to shape the way people live, work, and connect. More than 135 years in the making, we’re one of the world’s largest development and construction companies. We operate in select markets throughout the Nordics, Europe and the United States. Skanska in the U.S. is headquartered in New York City with 30 offices around the country. In 2021, construction in the U.S. generated $6.4 billion in revenue, and as a developer in the U.S., Skanska has invested a total of $3 billion in commercial and multi-family projects. Together with our customers and the collective expertise of our 7,300+ teammates in the U.S. and 30,000+ globally, we create innovative and sustainable solutions that support healthy living beyond our lifetime.


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Primary Location

US-NY-New York

Skanska Business Unit

Skanska USA Building Inc.

Employee Status

Full Time

Salary Range

Annual Salary Ranges: $95,000 to 125,000


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