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Associate Project Manager

Associate Project Manager

Job ID 
US-CA-San Diego
Park & Market
Unit Count 
Regular Full-Time
Posted Date 
Construction - Corporate

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Holland Partner Group is seeking a talented Associate Project Manager to join our Construction Team.


The Associate Project Manager is responsible for coordinating the design and construction processes on non-complex projects and assisting supervisor on complex projects. The incumbent acts as project manager on non-complex construction projects involving supervisor for review of schedules, project status, progress and cost projections. Tasks are carried out in accordance with Holland Partner Group’s Core Values.



The Associate Project Manager represents and promotes Holland's Core Values of Great People, Great Business, Deliver Exceptional Customer Service and Have Fun! 



  • Assists project managers in identifying, pursuing, negotiating and completion of sales on assigned projects.   
    • Participates in client contact and sales with project managers.
    • Prepares in detail all conceptual and detailed estimates and reviews with supervisor.
    • Participates in owner contract negotiation with project manager.
    • Participates in writing proposals and may co-sign them with project manager.
  • Assists or manages the design aspect of assigned projects with the goal of ensuring that budget, schedule, quality and customer satisfaction goals are met.
    • Coordinates with design job captain to ensure the preparation of proposal and working drawings for assigned project.
    • Reviews construction and shop drawings for buildability, errors, or other details related to construction and keep a detailed log.
    • Assists in writing specifications to assigned projects.
  • Assists or manages construction and close-out on assigned projects with the goal of ensuring that budget, schedule and customer satisfaction goals are met.
    • Initiates and/or participates in subcontractor and supplier contact.           
    • Assists in preparation of job schedules.
    • Reviews drawings, budgets, schedules and other project related matters with jobsite superintendent.
    • Reports current cost projections to supervisor on a monthly or more frequent basis and assists project manager with other cost projections.
    • Negotiates owner change orders and may co-sign them with project manager.
    • Negotiates, writes and initials subcontracts for project manager’s signature.
    • Negotiates, writes and signs change orders with subcontractors.            
    • Works with governmental agencies to aid project success or resolve job problems.
    • Shares job cost responsibility through monitoring budgets and schedules resolving problems, and writing job cost and status reports.
    • Works to optimize team effectiveness and helps coordinate project team.
  • Develops and maintains productive working relationship with team and company personnel.
    • Confers with supervisor in reviewing schedules, cost and sales decisions when necessary
    • Initiates meetings to keep supervisor informed of project status and progress
    • Works to optimize team effectiveness and helps coordinate project team.
  • Represent Holland Partner Group in a professional manner at all times.
  • Conform to company apparel standards and set a positive example for all Associates.
  • Perform all other duties as directed and assist the overall team effort in any way possible.


This is an excellent opportunity to apply your talent, vision, drive, and experience to the Holland Team.



Education High School diploma required. Bachelor’s degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Engineering, Architecture, Construction Management or related field strongly preferred (preference to Engineering degree). Additional experience may be considered in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.

Experience: Minimum two years’ experience in the construction industry required, preferably in commercial or industrial design or construction area and/or with some experience in project management work in the building construction industry. Design-Build and jobsite experience is preferred. Professional engineering or architectural registration is desirable.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

  • Strong organizational, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills, both writing and oral, and able to communicate to a wide variety of people
  • Self-starting and driven
  • Must be honest and prepared to work in a team environment
  • Proficient in MS Suite, specifically MS Word and MS Excel

Attendance: This full-time position is exempt and requires the ability to be present and available during business hours to meet company and department needs. Additional hours or flexible schedule may be required.


Working Environment: Primarily an office environment where there is minimal discomfort due to temperature, dust, noise and the like. May review field locations that involve hazardous construction environment requiring protective equipment that conforms to OSHA regulations and some physical discomfort due to temperature, dust and noise.


This position also requires:

  • Valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to lift or move up to 20 pounds.
  • Hearing and visual ability to observe and detect signs of emergency situations.
  • Fluency in English both verbally and non-verbally.