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Assistant Project Manager

Assistant Project Manager

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Mortenson’s success is not a matter of luck; it’s a result of our ingenuity, expertise, and exceptional people coupled with our unparalleled focus on customer service.


Our foundation and culture are based upon our company values of trust, safety, teamwork, responsibility, service and stewardship.  Mortenson has built a reputation for being a leader in our industry and in the communities in which we live and work. It all starts with our exceptional people and exceptional teams. Mortenson has been voted a "best place to work" 38 times regionally over the past decade…


The Sports + Entertainment Group is committed to identifying, developing, and executing projects that reflect Mortenson's purpose of building structures and facilities for the advancement of modern society on a national level. The Sports + Entertainment Groups' goals are to provide our customers with a superior experience, enhance the performance of the facilities we build through our expertise, and perform at the highest levels of quality and safety on each project.


We focus on large, complex projects and seek to earn the reputation of the best and most respected sports builder in America. The Sports Group continually focuses on the growth and development of our team, processes, and operations by recruiting the best people in the industry to drive innovative construction solutions.


The company’s project sizes range from less than $1 million to more than $1 billion. Some of Mortenson’s more notable sports projects include:

  • Target Field (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Pinnacle Bank Arena (Lincoln, NE)
  • KFC Yum! Center (Louisville, KY)
  • US Bank Stadium (Minneapolis, MN)
  • HarborCenter (Buffalo, NY)
  • SunTrust Park (Atlanta, GA)
  • Sprint Center (Kansas City, MO)
  • Chase Center (San Francisco, CA)


Great Opportunity! If you have a passion for building large complex projects, this position may be the one for you. The Sports + Entertainment Group is recognized as one the leaders when it comes to building sport facilities. …What are you waiting for?!



Mortenson is currently seeking an experienced Assistant Project Manager to join our Sports + Entertainment Group! The ideal team member will have the aptitude to anticipate problems, critical issues and opportunities as they arise; along with the capability to creatively problem solve and bring together viable solutions.  Excellent written and verbal communications skills are vital, with attention to detail equally important.  The Assistant Project Manager will partner with the project manager from bid preparation through final client acceptance. Will also lead, coach, and mentor project team members.


In this role, the APM will:

  • Perform cost control and financial management
  • Work with Preconstruction on project estimate and schedule
  • Coordinate scopes of work
  • Review and compile pay applications, change requests, and other project financial documentation
  • Partner with the Project Manager or Construction Executive
  • Draft client proposals
  • Contract administration and management
  • Award subcontracts
  • Provide direction to the project team for safe and timely project completion
  • Act as liaison for project engineers, mentor and coach others
  • Provide job assignments and manage career development
  • Direct responsibilities and guide Field Engineer(s) and Project Engineer(s)
  • Manage subcontractors and suppliers for the project
  • Oversee budget for and make recommendations for subcontractors and trade partners
  • Lead project buyout with subcontractors and trade partners
  • Facilitate and lead meetings between subcontractors related to project coordination
  • Other duties as assigned, including but not limited to:
  • Perform on-site Project Manager duties on small scope projects
  • Implement a quality plan that ensures the customer’s specified performance criteria in design and construction


  • Minimum five years of related previous experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction, Civil, or Architectural Engineering or Construction Management, or equivalent experience
  • Proven ability to assist with all responsibilities for complex projects
  • Detail orientation sufficient to organize and manage multiple project tasks
  • Possess basic understanding of construction law and generally accepted business practices
  • Microsoft Office, project and pertinent web application skills at an intermediate level
  • Proven positive and professional attitude, and strong customer service skills
  • Ability to interpret and communicate Mortenson policies
  • Current driver’s license


Mortenson is an EOE/Affirmative Action/M/F/Veteran/Disabled employer.



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