Michels Corp Associate Project Manager in Watertown, Connecticut

Associate Project Manager

Location: Watertown, CT

Division: Michels Pipe Services

Employment duration: Full time

Employee Referral Bonus: Tier 3


The Associate Project Manager, under direct supervision, will serve as project support by planning, organizing, and implementing project management principles. This position must demonstrate an understanding of how the business runs, how changing circumstances are handled, and who to contact when there are questions.It is essential to possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. Critical for success are the abilities to work independently and as a part of a team, meet deadlines, and anticipate and meet internal customer needs.

The essential duties and responsibilities of the position include, but not limited to:

  • Maintain and promote a strong safety culture for all employees, vendors, and customers and follow all safety policies, procedures and regulations. Identify and communicate workplace hazards and correct or seek assistance in correcting unsafe actions or conditions.

  • Assist Project Manager (PM) in managing smaller projects under direct supervision. Assist with the development and tracking of key performance and financial metrics that will optimize performance, productivity, and reduce costs.

  • Assist on essential project duties including cost and labor tracking, material submittals, subcontractor management, contract compliance, etc. that will optimize performance, productivity, and reduce costs.

  • Maintain documentation of proper accounting, reporting of project costs, customer billing, scheduling, material procurement, and budgeting. Provide reports to PM as requested.

  • Assist PM with federal/state agency and correspondence and reporting requirements including environmental, QA/QC, minority programs, safety reports, and daily reports.

  • Maintain project schedule tracking with Superintendent/Foreman for PM.

  • Attend construction related meetings to support project related functions.

  • Coordinate jobsite and yard deliveries, materials, equipment, etc.

  • Assist in the preparation of proposals and estimates, including take-offs.

  • Assemble bid packages and assist with the setup of project budgets under PM supervision.

  • Develop and maintain knowledge of union agreements and labor constraints.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications include Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field, 0-3 years of related experience, or equivalent combination. Applicants must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, manage tight deadlines, demonstrates excellent verbal and written communication to collaborate with various levels of management. Must possess a valid driver license for the type of vehicles which may be driven and an acceptable driving record as determined by Michels Review Team.