Assistant Project Manager – Building Engineering Market

at Gresham, Smith and Partners
Location Nashville, Tennessee
Date Posted September 19, 2022
Category Construction
Job Type Permanent


Our building engineering team assesses the structural, mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems in facilities with an emphasis on efficiency and quality.

The Assistant Project Manager position works with discipline and project managers in managing the project from the fee proposal stage through close-out. This position will work in creating, maintaining and communicating all aspects of the Project Plan, monitoring and analyzing the overall financial health of the project and facilitate the monthly billing process. The APM is expected to work on multiple projects simultaneously under strict deadlines and work with multiple discipline and project managers.


Compile and calculate data for fee proposal development
Contract administration
Project system set up, maintenance, and close out
Project planning assistance
Provide project reporting to the PM and the project team
Analyze and communicate project performance
Ensure project insurance is current and within guidelines of the project contract
Consultant Invoicing Coordination and Expense Tracking
Facilitate the monthly billing process and serve as liaison between Accounting and PM
Other duties as needed

Minimum Qualifications

The successful candidate must be organized with excellent analytical skills, be detail and deadline oriented, and be able to multi task and prioritize. Ideal candidates are self-motivated, problem solvers, able to work individually and as part of a team under strict deadlines and have excellent people skills. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are a must. Candidate must be experienced with basic business accounting and project management functions. Must be proficient in Excel and experience using Deltek Vision and Microsoft Project is a plus.

Minimum of Associates Degree or Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance, Business Administration, Business Management, Construction Management or similar. Bachelor's degree preferred.
Minimum of 5 years' experience or 10 years in lieu of education requirements

Starting March 1, 2022, we are moving to a hybrid schedule of 3 days in the office and 2 days work from home.

Gresham Smith is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Gresham Smith provides equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees and does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran, disability or any other classification protected by law.

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