McGough is a respected partner that brings six generations of experience to high profile, unique and complex construction projects.  We take great pride in our people and their extraordinary expertise in planning, development, construction and facility management.  McGough employee tenure reflects the commitment and pride we share in our work.  Ask anyone who knows us - the caliber of our people sets us apart.


The primary role of the Assistant Project Manager is responsible for assisting with managing all project aspects, including the responsibilities and tasks outlined below.  Other key responsibilities include mentoring and coaching Project Engineers, managing projects or portions of projects with oversight of senior staff, and fostering and building relationships with owners, design partners, subcontractors and suppliers.



  • Construction Management or related degree
  • 2 years minimum of related experience, including experience with self-perform capabilities.
  • Estimating Experience
  • Strong communication skills
  • Thorough and detail-oriented
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task within time constraints.
  • Self-starter and motivated
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Suite of tools.


  • Scheduling experience
  • Field experience

Office and Travel:

Office:  Various jobsites and/or corporate/regional office.

Travel:  Travel may be required

Responsibilities and Tasks:

Pursuit, Preconstruction and Business Development:

  • Assist pursuit team in understanding prospective projects and requirements.
  • Research prospective clients.
  • Participate in preconstruction meetings.
  • Participate in and prepare required documentation for QA/QC page turn session.

McGough Self-Performed Work:

  • Understand quantity take-offs.
  • Understand warehouse equipment, rentals, small tools, services and costs.
  • Gather information or assist in Project Assessment preparation.
  • Assist with creating Critical Path Method (CPM) schedules for our work.

Estimating and Bidding:

  • Perform quantity take-offs and assist in building estimates.
  • Assist with subcontractor procurement (bid solicitations, bid analysis and tabulations)


  • Assist with Critical Path Method (CPM) scheduling.
  • Participate in Last Planner system.
  • Participate in daily/weekly work planning.

Project Documentation:

  • Review and understand all drawings and specifications.
  • Participate in project document page turn reviews.
  • Draft and process Requests for Information (RFI)
  • Manage the shop drawings/submittals review process.
  • Participate in BIM coordination meetings.
  • Assist in managing project sustainability requirements and documentation.

Subcontract Management:

  • Process subcontractor change requests.
  • Review subcontractor invoices.
  • Track project workforce goals/vendor goals.

Cost Control:

  • Manage distribution and pricing of project changes.
  • Assist in tracking labor costs.
  • Assist with material procurement and cost coding.
  • Collect and report the required information to support the Cost History Department
  • Participate in preparation and management of Project Assessment documents.
  • Assist with preparing Schedule of Values, Sworn Construction Statement, Invoice and other billing documents as required by our owner contract.

Project Meetings:

  • Attend all project and company safety meetings.
  • Attend foremen’s meetings and draft meeting minutes.
  • Conduct and provide timely documentation for construction coordination meetings.
  • Participate in start-up meetings and preparing documentation in conjunction with field staff.
  • Attend monthly Project Assessment and assist with documentation to management.
  • Attend pre-installation meetings and mock-up reviews.


  • Perform safety audits with field staff.
  • Attend project and company safety meetings.
  • Participate in safety training.


  • Perform pre-punch with an aim at providing a “zero item” punch list.
  • Manage the punch list process.
  • Assist in preparing final as-built plans and documentation.
  • Review project close-out documentation for accuracy and completeness.

 Other Responsibilities:

  • Participate in company business development activities (client functions, design firm open houses, conferences, etc.)
  • Foster relationships with clients, architects, engineers, consultants and subcontractors
  • Attend and participate in project management and other company meetings.
  • Attend training for personal and/or professional development.
  • Attend company-sponsored events.
  • Perform functions of Project Engineer as may be necessary for project.
  • Support and follow standard of work.
  • Participate in Operational Excellence Improvement events and support of the McGough Way
  • Walk jobsite regularly to assess progress.

Physical Requirements:

The physical requirements listed here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Position involves sitting for extended periods of time while working at a computer terminal. Employee must be able to communicate effectively in a typical office environment with a standard level of office noise. Occasional standing, bending, walking and lifting is also required.

Employee will be required to visit construction jobsites, which may expose the employee to dirt, dust, uneven surfaces, outdoor weather conditions and extreme temperatures. In addition, employee must be able to move around prospective or current project sites. This includes climbing ladders, walking on uneven surfaces, walking long distances, and climbing stairs.


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