Become Part of Our Team

As an industry leader Balfour Beatty offers employees a comprehensive benefits package with competitive salaries and more including:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life Insurance 
  • Health Savings Account
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Flexible Spending Accounts (Dependent & Medical Reimbursement)
  • Vacation Time
  • Sick Time
  • Holidays
  • Paid Volunteer time
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Employee Referral Bonus


Balfour Beatty Construction is searching for an Assistant Project Manager for our Large Projects Group in Dallas, TX. This individual will have the opportunity to work on some of the most high-profile projects in the DFW market, such as the Knox Street and Chalk Hill projects. The Knox Street project is a $550M-plus multiuse office/hotel/condo/multifamily tower. Chalk Hill is a $350M-plus multiuse high-rise project. The position involves no overnight travel, making this ideal for someone seeking better work-life balance.

The APM is responsible for assisting the Project Manager in managing all administrative and technical requirements for construction projects. This individual will assist with all activities related to contract administration, change orders, submittals, procurement, project financial projections and schedule requirements to ensure projects are completed in a quality, profitable manner while adhering to our Safety/Zero Harm culture.

Essential Functions

  • Assists Project Manager to determine resources needed – people, tools, equipment, materials and internal services for each project. Collaborate with Project Manager to decide how and when those needs will be met and by whom.  

Preconstruction Coordination

  • Assists with Preconstruction Services to prepare, review, and monitor information and reports related to all costs involved in assigned projects.
  • Assists Project Manager with construction schedule and an organization and responsibilities matrix at the start of each project.
  • Assists with creating and managing project budgets.
  • Assists in preparing bid packages and subcontract scopes of work; set up subcontractor pre-work meeting, keep minutes and follow up.
  • Complies with requirements of owner contracts (such as bonds, fees, notifications, schedules, reporting, and costs).

Project Scheduling

  • Assists Project Manager in defining responsibilities for processing submittals including taking ownership of more difficult trades in cases of limited staff.
  • Confirms all required paperwork from subcontractors and suppliers is completed at appropriately designated times before and during the project.
  • Establishes relationships and communication tools as needed with suppliers and other key people to verify all materials, supplies, tools, equipment, and personnel are obtained and/or delivered when necessary.
  • Ensures project site and company assets are secure, and maintain a safe and respectful working environment at all times by implementing safety, EEO, risk management, training, and quality control programs.
  • Communicates with all suppliers and subcontractors to be certain they understand performance standards related to predetermined schedules or plans and specifications. If performance problems occur, coordinate with the Project Manager regarding the appropriate actions to take with the subcontractor.

Project Administration, Operations, Coordination and Close-out

  • Attend all mandatory periodic planning, progress, and close out meetings with project staff and other key people on project concerns, problems, and unexpected situations that may arise with subcontractors, suppliers, customer changes, etc.
  • Compare progress to schedule, compare actual versus estimated cost, check compliance with plans and specifications, review any problems, and verify the quality of work being performed meets contract specifications and Balfour Beatty Construction guidelines.
  • Complete a time impact analysis for each change proposal for submittal to the owner; coordinate with Project Manager and Scheduling Director.
  • Manage the project closeout process to settle all financial obligations, demobilize all resources, and transition the project to the customer.

 Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field
  • 4 years of experience working on projects of various sizes
  • Experience with project manager software (Procore, P6, etc.)
  • Experience with cost projection, financial analysis, budget reviews, labor reports
  • Experience with JD Edwards or similar construction application(s)

Experience and Knowledge

  • Prioritizes and delegates multiple responsibilities to others.
  • Supervises and develops direct reports to assess and build talent.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills with ability and willingness to face challenges, solve problems, motivate others, and sell new business.
  • Demonstrates proficiency using a personal computer (PC) and company communication tools, such as email, internet, and Microsoft products (e.g., Word, Excel, Office, Outlook).

Preferred Experience

  • Large project experience.
  • Local candidate preferred, but not required.
  • College education in Construction Management/Engineering.


About us

Balfour Beatty US is an industry-leading provider of general contracting, at-risk construction management and design-build services for public and private sector clients across the nation. Performing heavy civil and vertical construction, our teams build the unique structures and infrastructure that play an important role in how people live, work, learn and play in our communities. Our teammates have an instinctive passion for innovating that is fueled by a relentless curiosity, a drive to employ lean practices and processes and the determination to find a better way. Through Zero Harm®, we are challenging the construction industry’s assumptions about safety. We believe that no level of harm should come to anyone as a result of our business.

Consistently ranked among the nation’s largest building contractors by Engineering News-Record, our US business is a subsidiary of London-based Balfour Beatty plc (LSE: BBY).

Balfour Beatty is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the value of a diverse workforce. All qualified individuals will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other criteria protected by federal, state or local law.

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