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Assistant Project Manager

Job Snapshot


Location: Wake County

Job Type: Construction, Management, Skilled Labor and Trades

Experience: 3+ years in Skilled Labor, 1-2 years in Construction / Project Management

Education: High School Graduate, Associate’s Degree and/or Trade certification preferred

Compensation: Base Salary (Based on experience) $40,000-$50,000 + Bonuses

The Inspiring Investment is currently seeking a highly-motivated, multi-skilled individual to join our team as our hands-on, Assistant Project Manager. We buy, renovate, and sell houses in Raleigh, Durham, and surrounding areas. We work in all of Wake County and some select surrounding counties. Our projects range from simple updates to full-gut renovations. If you have experience and expertise in skilled trades, while also possessing 1-2 years in construction / project management experience, you are encouraged to apply.

Here is what we have to offer:

  • Competitive pay and bonus structure, based on performance, that allows you more control of your income
  • Vacation
  • On-the-job Training
  • Reasonable Mileage Reimbursement
  • Tool allowance
  • Some-what flexible scheduling
  • Advancement and growth opportunities
  • Consistent, year-round work

Skills / Experience
We are looking for an individual who’s experience as a tradesman lends to a high standard of quality work. Applicant must be capable, experienced and willing to do the following:

  • Demolition
  • Carpentry (Rough and Finish)
  • Hardware Installation
  • General Framing
  • Appliance Installation
  • Tiling
  • Paint (Interior and Exterior)
  • Drywall
  • Siding
  • Basic Landscaping
  • Minor Electrical and Plumbing
  • Project Management
  • Strong documentation skills
  • Excellent trouble-shooting, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to Think Independently
  • Excellent Time Management Skills
  • Excellent Communication skills

** Applicant must own a truck or work van and must own most of the tools needed to perform the tasks above. Applicant also must know what tools are necessary for the appropriate task.

Job Duties

  • Creating a scope of work for individual projects along side the lead project manager
  • Creating a material list for ordering
  • Be on job sites daily, performing necessary tasks to keep the project on time and on budget
  • Reports daily and regularly throughout the day to the lead project manager, attending project meetings as required
  • Attends weekly staff meetings
  • Ensures all ordered inventory arrives on site, performing inventory checklist
  • Tracks budget by entering job costs, invoices, and receipts into Google Docs / Excel
  • Uploads lien waivers and other documents to Dropbox
  • Makes returns to vendors, if necessary
  • Schedules specified and approved subcontractors as indicated for the project to keep the project on schedule
  • Ensures all items on scope of work are complete prior to turning the project into market ready status
  • Installs light fixtures, appliances, hardware, plumbing fixtures, electrical outlets, switches and plates, basic exterior landscaping, paints, trim work and carpentry if needed
  • Take a hands-on, proactive approach to problem-solving every project

** The Assistant Project Manager is responsible for keeping track of budget and notifying lead project manager for any expenses outside of the budget with each respective project. The budget for a single project can range from $8,000 – $100,000. The employee will earn a bonus for projects that remain on budget and on-schedule.

  • Poorly managed projects have potential to decrease profitability for the company and effect the incumbent’s bonus on that particular project.

Qualities / Requirements

  • Be a team player and maintain a positive attitude
  • Be committed to quality and be able to work quickly
  • Be able to manage other subcontractors with respect and hold them to that standard of quality
  • Be able to work independently with little supervision
  • Be proficient in english (ability to speak Spanish is a plus)
  • Have a current and valid driver’s license
  • Have current vehicle insurance and own a truck or work van
  • Must live within or near the Raleigh / Cary area.
  • Be able to pass a background check
  • Have a professional appearance and demeanor and be willing to represent The Inspiring Investment well at all times

If this sounds like the kind of position you’ve been looking for, and if you meet our qualifications, we want to hear from you. Please send resumes and three references to:

*We are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate based on race, color, religion, national origin or sexual orientation.*