Assistant Project Manager

Project Management · North Haven, Connecticut
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time, Exempt

Petra Construction Corporation is an award-winning building construction firm based in North Haven, CT.  Established in 1953, Petra has substantial experience and has successfully completed projects in the biotechnology, corporate, education, healthcare, religious, specialized and custom residential markets.  Visit our website at for examples of our work.

Working within a team environment, the Assistant Project Manager applies acquired construction knowledge and experience to the development, pricing, execution and completion of construction projects.  It is the Assistant Project Manager’s goal to complete all project requirements on time, within budget, and to a level of quality that exceeds the expectations of the client. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with project planning and scheduling
  • Preparing and processing subcontracts and purchase orders
  • Attending and recording project meetings
  • Preparing submittals and maintaining submittal logs
  • Preparing change orders
  • Managing subcontractors and material suppliers
  • Reviewing daily reports
  • Record keeping
  • Reviewing subcontractor requisitions
  • Assisting with attaining substantial and final project completion on time and within budget

  Required Skills & Experience:

  • Minimum 3 years of commercial and/or institutional project management experience at a construction firm
  • Bachelor's degree (preferred), preferably in Construction Management/Science, or equivalent work experience
  • Knowledge of project delivery methods
  • Basic understanding of contractual documents, plans, specifications and construction methods
  • Strong computer skills with MS Office and MS Project experience
  • Experience with, or ability to learn and use, project management software, e.g. Procore
  • Capability and desire to work as a member of a team 
  • Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems, follow specific instructions
  • Professional demeanor
  •  OSHA 10 training
  • Must successfully pass a post-offer physical exam, drug screen and background check

Benefits offered include health, dental and vision insurance, health savings account contributions, life and disability insurance, 401(k) Plan, flexible spending accounts, paid time off, paid holidays and educational assistance.

CT residence strongly preferred; no relocation assistance available.

Petra Construction Corporation is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

Persons are recruited, hired, assigned and promoted without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state, or federal laws, rules, or regulations.

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  • Location
    North Haven, Connecticut
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time, Exempt