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We partner with people to help them thrive in their careers.

 

At Lewis Creek Builders, we are all about people: our employees, our clients, and our community. As a member of the Lewis Creek team, you will have the opportunity to learn and take on new challenges in a supportive and respectful environment. We work hard to provide the highest level of service to our clients and have fun doing it. We welcome humans of all backgrounds and identities.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE

Residential Construction and Remodeling

Role Qualities

A successful candidate is organized, focused, and a true taskmaster. This role requires the ability to self-motivate and work independently, showing initiative and demonstrating an investment in learning about our design-build process. A successful member of the Lewis Creek Builders team is kind, flexible, and dedicated to providing excellent service to our community. 
 

Role Summary

The goal of the Project Management Associate (PMA) is to support the development, preconstruction, and build process. They are responsible for the timely and thorough execution of project development, planning, administration, and logistical tasks as instructed. The PMA will learn the ins and outs of our Design-Build process and systems. This role reports directly to the Production Manager but works closely with, and is delegated tasks from, Project Managers and other members of our Management Team. This is a full-time position expected to work 40 hours per week with 80% of those hours billable to clients as project development time. 

Principal Duties:

This role provides support and administrative and logistical horsepower to the project development, preconstruction, and construction administration functions of our work. The PMA works under direction from the Project Management and Build Management team to: 

  • Enter project information into key project management tools. 

  • Produce, update, and maintain standard project documents utilizing established tools and procedures. 

  • Contact vendors and subcontractors over the phone and via email with requests for quotations, new orders, and product returns. 

  • Visit job sites to collect measurements, investigate conditions, and gather information on behalf of the project team. 

  • Research and propose materials and other solutions to project requirements. Will require the ability to speak effectively with vendors and subcontractors to gather information, understand it, and communicate it back to the project team. 

  • Develop and maintain a product reference resource, reflecting a deep understanding of construction materials and products. Gather and document feedback from the build and project management teams about product installation and performance to help inform future project development. 

  • Communicate project needs and work scopes clearly to vendors and trades partners.

  • Communicate in a warm and professional manner with clients, often asking them for critical information and input regarding their projects. 

  • Communicate thoroughly, yet concisely, with internal and external project stakeholders.

  • Build an understanding of our projects, project workflows, and client needs.

  • Work to continuously grow and expand the ability to understand and anticipate construction needs and questions in relation to project development tasks. 

  • Provide other critical support to the management team, which will include miscellaneous logistical and administrative tasks.
    Support construction administration and logistics with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to administration of tool and supply tracking and inventory systems and coordinating maintenance of vehicles, tools, and equipment.

  • Problem-solve and troubleshoot current tools and systems, working collaboratively to improve efficiency and accuracy of project development work. 

  • Diligently track and accurately record billable and non-billable time by project and time code. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Intermediate to excellent computer literacy as well as a strong working knowledge of spreadsheets (Google Sheets and Microsoft Excel). 

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills. 

  • Ability to work and communicate with a diverse group of people with different skills and backgrounds. 

  • Ability to see tasks through to completion with little oversight and to escalate questions and concerns to the appropriate team member as necessary. 

  • Confidence to effectively approach and communicate with senior team members to ensure smooth daily operations, and to anticipate administrative needs. 

  • Ability to continuously seek personal and professional development to improve.

 

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of relevant administrative, logistical, design, or construction experience preferred. 

  • Exposure to or experience in the construction industry is beneficial but not required. An interest in the building/remodeling world and willingness to learn about common building terminology, materials, means and methods is essential to success in this role

Compensation

Position is an hourly full-time position, working 40 hours Monday through Friday. Pay range is expected to be $20 to $28/hour, actual compensation commensurate with experience and the value offered to our team. 

 

Benefits Package:

  • Health insurance, 3 competitive plans to choose from

  • $1000 HRA account for employees enrolled in a health plan

  • Dental insurance 

  • Disability and Life insurance

  • IRA with company contribution matching up to 3%

  • 10 days paid vacation after 90 days of employment, 15 days after 3 years, 20 days after 5 years

  • 5 paid sick/personal days after 90 days of employment

  • 6 paid holidays

  • $600 tool/equipment allowance for personal tool purchases

  • Support for work-life balance and flexibility

  • Opportunities for continued learning & professional growth

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