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Assistant Project Manager - Austin, TX

Austin, TX, Texas, USA, 78758

Job ID:  61547

Assistant Project Manager - Austin, TX 


Centennial is a national leader in renovation, construction, and design-build services, with a national reach spanning from Florida to Alaska, with offices led by construction professionals sharing a common goal; to keep promises, honor commitments and exceed client expectations. Our performance is what has helped, and continues to help forge strong partnerships, which are strengthened over time.  


Driven by integrity and a long-standing culture of performance excellence, Centennial doesn’t just build structures – we transform spaces and create places. These are unique places for our clients to learn, teach, work, play, and heal. With 30 years of nationwide experience, on over $4 billion in diverse projects, we excel at making the impossible possible.  Centennial provides employees opportunities, both internally and externally, to further develop in their role, yet also grow into other roles, and even leadership positions.



The Role


The Assistant Project Manager assists the project team in managing all aspects of construction projects, including development, coordination, and implementation of a program schedule to ensure programs are completed on time, within budget, and ensure or surpass expected quality.



  • 2+ years’ experience in the construction industry with a commercial or industrial general contractor

  • Familiar with detailed fixed price estimates; has the ability to use RS Means or other published unit price books to produce detailed line item estimates

  • Possess effective negotiating skills

  • Resource Administration; to include operations support staff, vendors, subcontractors, and time

  • Must demonstrate a strong ability to:

    • Adapt and be flexible to frequent changes in a fast-paced work environment

    • Demonstrate integrity consistent with Centennial’s core values

    • Collaborate and work effectively in a team environment with people of various backgrounds and styles

    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to include clear, concise, and professional presentation of information

    • Adapt to the constantly evolving world of technology, design, means and methods, systems may include but not limited to: Microsoft Office suite, ProCore, Adobe, and BlueBeam

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field desired but not required



  • Project Management: Assists with project budgetCommunicates effectively with all team members, including subcontractors and clients; Meets with senior level project team members to regularly gain knowledge, ideas, and insight in order to develop skills, ensure success; Develops and reviews SOW through site visits, existing conditions, and client needs so project requirements and expectations are clearly defined; Negotiates with client and subcontractors as necessaryCoordinates project close out, obtaining required documentation, assisting in pre-final inspections and As-Built drawings


  • Estimating: Prepares estimates based on technical specifications, statement of work (SOW), and drawingsAssists with entering line items into Unit Price Book software using RS Means or other line items estimating tools


  • Subcontractor Management: Solicits proposals from at least three vendors and/or subcontractors to include documentation on equipment, material, and labor costs for items not covered in an industry standard manual or work to be performed by subcontractorsReviews proposals to confirm compliance with SOW; Assembles subcontractor quotes for review; Gathers subcontractor safety information


  • Scheduling: Assists in development of project schedules with superintendents for use by customer and subcontractors


  • Safety: Ensures compliance with Centennial’s Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) guidelines and procedures along with all local requirements (OSHA, USACE EM385.1.1, etc.)


  • Responsible for driving between project sites that are often miles apart or miles from the assigned office location

  • Occasional travel may be required.


  • Performance of the required job duties will be in an office environment along with visits to sites that are under construction which may include various weather conditions.

  • The physical demands described below are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job:

    • The ability to walk terrain and surfaces that may be far, uneven, or temporary.

    • The ability to regularly sit, stand, walk, talk, and hear.

    • The ability to frequently use hands to finger, handle or feel.

    • The ability to occasionally climb, balance, stoop, kneel, squat, or reach.

    • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.

    • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Please reach out to Jaime Marie Koerner (703) 638 - 4826 for any questions related to this position. 


Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, on the basis of traits historically associated with race (including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), or any other status protected by the law.


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