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Assistant Project Manager - Construction - 0-2 years' experience

Assistant Project Manager

Founded in 2009, RBT Electric is a growing electrical and general contracting company based out of Anaheim, CA and expanding throughout the US through strategic partners. A minority and veteran-owned business, we at RBT are a close-knit team looking to add a Junior Project Manager to help grow the company to the next level!

Our Specialties: Mixed Use, Multi-Family Residential, Commercial-Industrial, Design Build, Control Systems, Education, Underground Dry Utilities, Underground Directional Drilling, Tenant Improvements, Solar System and Electric Vehicle Charging Systems

Position Location: Due to recent growth, we are seeking both a Senior Project Manager and an Assistant/Junior Project Manager to be based out of our Anaheim office.

Responsibilities for the Senior Project Manager who you will be supporting:

Manage 3-5 projects simultaneously
Regularly participate in pre-bid job site inspections, project related pre- and post-bid meetings; job start up, progress, and closeout meetings
Determine scope of assigned projects, job objectives, schedules, budget considerations, and personnel assignments
Provide direction to planning, scheduling and engineering functions
Act as a liaison between both internal and external members including, but not limited to: General Contractors, Subcontractors, Superintendents, Foremen, subcontractors and vendors
Schedule, assign, and direct the work of project staff
Maintain positive financial posture for projects and monitor cost analysis on a regular basis
Review and provide management and technical support and approval or contract requirements and documents prior to initiating the work, in negotiating contracts, change orders and scope detail
Create systems and have an advanced level of knowledge in job costing
Assist in the preparation of studies, materials and methods, recommendations and cost estimates
Create construction budgets from a detailed cost estimate
Buy major equipment and material from vendors
Create purchase orders
Manage cost code field material requests and coordinate delivery to field
Coordinate with General Contractors to resolve field issues
Track and manage project costs and change orders weekly
Estimate project change order pricing
Work with Foremen to complete project on budget and on time
Participate in the development and implementation of department standards and procedures
Coordinate project manpower requirements and identify and correct labor inefficiencies/cost over-runs
Create and update RBT construction schedules
Respond to all project email in a timely and professional manner
Electronically file all project correspondence
Track the approval process of major equipment through the submittal process
Prepare weekly cash flow projection for each project
Bring insights into RBT’s CTC procedure and improve job cost report
Bring more structure to field process and procedures
Be a Brand Ambassador for RBT
Achieve three RBT points on success on each project - Safety, Budget and Customer Service=

Qualifications and Skills:

Degree in Construction Management or Business preferred, new graduate considered
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Good organizational skills, detail oriented and ability to multi-task
Team player, ability to recognize how individual actions affect the team as a whole
Ability to work in a fast paced environment, flexible and adaptable to change
Discretion in decision making process and maintaining of strict confidentiality
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment

Thank you for considering joining our team! For questions and to apply, contact Tara Gowland at or click here.

RBT is a HUBzone employer and we particularly welcome candidates living within HUBzone areas! To check if you are in a HUBzone area, please visit



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