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Assistant Project Manager – Kilbourne Construction Management

Full time  /  Fargo, ND


The assistant project manager works with the greater construction team and Project Managers to oversee the daily management, coordination, supervision, and successful completion of projects. Time will be spent in the field along with the project superintendent learning to effectively manage all aspects of a build site. The KCM assistant project manager is a motivated self-starter with a commitment to continuous learning and the ability to take on distinct roles depending on the project at hand.

The Assistant Project Manager will develop skills, knowledge, and experience to successfully train and develop into a Construction Project Manager; with the ability to oversee and manage construction projects from conception to completion, ensuring a highly efficient project is completed on time and within budget.


Responsibilities vary depending on the scope and magnitude of the project but will typically include the following:

  • Participate as an active teammate on a primary assigned construction project
  • Prepare, issue, receive and review subcontractor proposals/pricing
  • Track design changes, generate and organize RFIs
  • Manage submittals, document control, change management and quality control
  • Oversee small-scale projects and tenant improvements
  • Assist in the estimating and preconstruction efforts of the company
  • Other duties as assigned



  • One-to-three years of construction related experience
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction Management or Engineering preferred, or equivalent employment experience


  • Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner
  • Customer Service – Responds promptly to customer needs
  • Organizational Support – Follows policies and procedures; Promotes a harassment-free environment; Maintains confidentiality; Observes safety and security procedures; Uses equipment and materials properly
  • Adaptability – Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
  • Attendance/Punctuality – Is consistently at work and on time
  • Dependability/Initiative – Follow instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Asks for and offers help when needed
  • Judgement – Exhibits sound and accurate judgement; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions
  • Creative – Willing to address challenges with creative solutions, looking for innovation and efficiency whenever possible
  • Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plan work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Sets goals and objectives; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks
  • Professionalism – Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position
  • Quality/Quantity – Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner

Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently inspect the projects and may be exposed to ongoing construction and various weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment may range from moderate to loud. This position may be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk and hear. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee must also occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds.

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