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Project Manager Assistant

Job Summary: 

Crofton offers industry leading solutions above and below the waterline, combining comprehensive expertise in all facets of commercial diving, marine construction and crane rental & rigging. We execute all of our projects with safety and integrity. Crofton is a growing company with a highly collaborative and dynamic work environment and with team members who work vigorously to meet our customer’s needs. No two days are the same! Crofton is seeking a Project Manager Assistant (PMA) to join our team.

The ideal Project Management Assistant (PMA) will be highly organized and meticulous with the ability to excel in a fast-paced work environment. A successful PMA is focused and supportive to management at all times, possessing the ability to be adaptable and remain effective and calm under pressure.

Duties/ Responsibilities:

  • Assist with the planning, strategy and implementation of project
  • Assist PM in the execution of management plan of project
  • Coordinate project tasks/activities, resource requirements and timeline
  • Execute daily operational task in an efficient, timely manner
  • Facilitate communication between field, field office and main office
  • Help problem solve issues, and suggest improvements
  • Organize, file, and maintain project documents
  • Enter information into computer systems and verify accuracy
  • Assist in ensuring compliance of specifications
  • Assist with direction and support to project team
  • Quality assurance
  • Coordinate and monitor progress of the project to all
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
  • Assist with project evaluations and assessment of results
  • Participate in client meetings
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Follows directions
  • Organized and meticulous
  • Excels in a high-paced work environment
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task effectively
  • Adaptable and calm under pressure
  • Expert problem solver
  • Focused and supportive to management at all times
  • Initiative-taker who works well independently
  • Knowledgeable in accounting/construction
  • A degree in construction management, engineering, or cost accounting is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Suite and other management software as required to perform duties including Sage, Fleet Cost & Care, Bluebeam, Heavy Bid, and Microsoft Project

Education and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor degree in Construction Management or experience equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 years of experience in this or related position
  • 5 years’ experience in lieu bachelor’s degree
  • Qualification in Construction PM or business management
  • Experience in planning, risk and change management

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds at a time
  • Exposure to characteristic Construction and marine site dangers
  • Moving about to accomplish tasks or moving from one worksite to another
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers
  • Prolonged periods of sitting and work on a computer
  • Able to traverse all areas of the jobsite; this may require walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling, or stretching

We offer a highly competitive benefits package including medical, vision, dental, 401(k), PTO, employee assistance program and financial wellness.