Gannett Fleming

  • Assistant Project Manager

    Job Locations US-NJ-Piscataway
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    Construction Management
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  • Gannett Fleming is a global firm with more than 60 offices worldwide. Founded in 1915, we have fostered a culture of service and innovation with more than 2,200 diverse and talented professionals. Consistently ranked among the nation’s most prestigious engineering firms, we provide multi-discipline engineering services, including civil, transportation, environmental, structural, as well as Design-Build and construction management services. In the Gannett Fleming family of companies, Gannett Fleming Project Development Corp (GFPDC) is the Design-Build, EPC Contractor leading the complete project delivery to our various clients.

    What You Will Do


    These are exciting times at Gannet Fleming and GFPDC! Our Design Build team is looking for a number of positions including an Assistant Project Manager to join our team!  We service a wide variety of clients and work on projects in multiple arenas including: Pharmaceutical and biotechnology, industrial waste, water/wastewater treatment, corporate, power/utility, commercial/industrial facilities.   As a result, successful candidates will have the opportunity to be lead or assist on multi-discipline projects on a local, regional and national level.   Consider joining our team and contributing to our on-going success while setting the pace of your career.

    Our Piscataway, NJ office is seeking a highly-motivated Assistant Project Manager for pharmaceutical, Power and utility, commercial and industrial, and biotechnology projects of various types and sizes; performs a wide variety of tasks related to coordination and management of process and purification systems, laboratory and facilities’ operation, and construction; coordinates permitting; administers design and construction contracts; coordinates complex construction and engineering projects;




    Initial responsibilities on renovation projects will include:

    • Oversee Pre-Construction
    • Manage and Execute the Procurement and Expediting Process of projects
    • Scheduling using Microsoft Project and P6
    • Change and Cost Control and Management utilizing an anticipated cost report
    • Overall Field Project Management of subcontractors and vendors contracted directly to the company
    • Day to Day field coordination of all subcontractors/vendors, client and end users as well as designers
    • Interaction and coordination with client’s representative
    • Safety and Quality Control
    • Invoice Preparation
    • Closeout and Punchlist

    Additional Responsibilities

    • Estimating and budgeting for new projects as well as scope changes
    • Bidding, Bid Leveling and Procurement
    • Develop Written Scopes of work for projects candidate will be managing
    • Value Engineering working closely with designers/engineers and project team and direct reports
    • Management of multiple projects for various clients
    • Management of field personnel and Project Managers assigned to projects
    • Constructability reviews working with GFPDC constructors and design teams.



    Minimum Qualifications


    • Candidate should have experience working on projects as a General Contractor or Construction Manager (@ risk) this is not a “Resident Engineer, Inspector or “CM” position.
    • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related discipline preferred; commensurate experience in construction projects including experience in planning, management, coordination and scheduling, and design-build work will be considered. 
    • 5-8 years of construction management experience.
    • Significant experience working on the construction of design-build facilities, owner’s representative positions, general contracting of various projects a plus.
    • Experience working in occupied facilities working closely with the client and the end users
    • Proficiency with computer software including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Project is required.
    • Proficiency in Project Management software (Prolog/Expedition, Contract Manager, Procore etc.) required
    • Candidates should be willing to commute to various project sites.
    • Opportunity to travel available
    • Work out doors from time to time on jobsites

    • Climb ladders or scaffolds on occasion to supervise/inspect work

    • On occasion be able to lift 10lbs



    Life at Gannett Fleming


    For more than 100 years, we’ve been a leader in global infrastructure solutions with a focus on planning, design, technology, and construction management services for a diverse array of markets and disciplines. Across more than 60 offices, 2,000+ highly qualified professionals are united in an unyielding commitment to deliver excellence to every client and every project, every day.


    Gannett Fleming is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veterans status or other characteristics protected by law. 


    Gannett Fleming will not sponsor an employment visa (e.g., H-1B visa), including any visa renewal during employment, for any candidate for this position. No relocation assistance will be provided for this position. Local residents will be given preference.


    NO AGENCIES PLEASE: Unsolicited resumes from third party agencies will not be accepted.


    Location: Piscataway, NJ
    Working Hours: 8 AM – 5 PM
    Employment Status: Full-Time
    Internal Requisition ID: 2019-5535


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