Assistant Project Manager - Construction (DENVER AREA)

Littleton, CO posted on October 31

PETRA, Incorporated is a recognized leader in Pre-Construction, General Contracting, Construction Management, Design-Build, and Concrete Services. Founded in 1994, we have over 20 years of industry experience and comprehensive market knowledge. We offer our construction expertise in the Northwest and Rocky Mountain regions.

Key Accountabilities

  1. Coordinate proper flow of information between all key parties to ensure timeliness of project activities
    • Coordinate with Project Superintendent’s to produce, update and distribute to appropriate parties the CPM schedule
    • Handle general technical questions from superintendent, subcontractors, architect, etc. and facilitate actions necessary
    • Create for the Administrative Assistant, RFI’s, RFP’s, PCO’s and CO’s pertaining to each specific project
    • Attend and keep meeting minutes to record weekly subcontractor and owner progress meetings
  2. Obtain, enter and process information necessary for successful management of the project
    • Provide project information to obtain the job number from accounting to set up project in Expedition
    • Enter accurately all cost codes and schedule of values for subcontracts, suppliers and change orders
    • Identify and review in a timely manner for accuracy and completeness, all submittals from subcontractors
    • Coordinate with the municipalities, utilities and other agencies as needed for approvals
    • Obtain all permits needed for the project, coordinate payment and pick up all permits
    • Draft notice to proceed and notice of award to subcontractors/suppliers for the Project Manager to review and approve
    • Draft subcontractor contracts and purchase orders in a timely manner, review for accuracy and any necessary revisions
    • Review and ensure that a Storm Water and Pollution Prevention Plan are in place
    • Submit Notice of Intent and Notice of Termination for soil erosion and sediment control to EPA
    • Provide Project Start up Package for Superintendents
  3. Provide complete, thorough, accurate, and timely project estimates
    • Review plans and specifications, Identify subcontractor and supplier bid list to ensure complete project coverage
    • Track subcontract bid status to ensure complete coverage in all areas and a minimum of 3 bids per specification
    • Qualify subcontractor bids, identify complete scopes, (tax, freight, install) and match with other bids
    • Provide quantity takeoffs & unit pricing
  4. Complete the Project Close-Out Packages
    • Review all project close-out documentation for accuracy and completion
    • Review plans and specifications for required close-out requirement, extended warranties, and extra stock
    • Hand deliver the complete close-out package to the owner
  5. Understand roles and responsibilities of the Administrative Assistant and Project Managers to assist as needed
  6. Act as lead contact on small projects assigned by Project Manager
  7. Perform additional duties as requested by the immediate supervisor



  • Degree in Construction Management or other Related Field
  • 3 years experience in construction and a thorough understanding of industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities is important
  • Must have knowledge of construction equipment and techniques, drawings, specifications, building materials and required standards  
  • Must be organized, reliable, punctual, and be able to work in a team-oriented atmosphere
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required
  • Experience in estimating or as assistant project manager is helpful


  • Competitive Pay
  • Medical Insurance with Voluntary Vision, Dental and FSA
  • 401k with company match
  • Vacation and sick leave