Assistant Project Manager – West Palm Beach, FL

Assistant Project Manager – Carved in Stone!

Do you go over and beyond to exceed your customer’s expectations?  Do you have the ability to manage multiple high end construction projects while being innovative and creative in challenging situations?  If so, we want to hear from you!      Haifa Limestone, a leading supplier of superior limestone products quarried from all over the world, is seeking a talented Assistant Project Manager to assist the Project Manager in overseeing multiple projects from inception to completion.   We are at the cutting edge of our field and every project presents new challenges as we explore possibilities for our clients.  It’s exciting and fast paced.  You will meet amazing clients and work side by side with some of the most skilled craftsmen in the world.  There is great potential for growth at Haifa!

If this describes you, and you can prove it, you could be a great fit for our team.

Why Haifa?

  • We are a solid company in business for 27 years with a company culture based on our core values
  • We are in control of the entire process, including importing, designing, fabrication, installation and service which enables us to be more successful in each project
  • We work with top designers and clients on the most incredible homes in the world
  • We live or die by the attention to details which has served our clients well
  • We don’t play games and are free of drama while having fun in the process
  • Our team is passionate about what we do

Snapshot of Key Accountabilities:

  •  Assist the Project Manager in establishing the budget
  • Track budget by approving invoices and matching them to job cost items
  • Labor scheduling  and planning
  • Work with installation crews to ensure top quality results
  • Learn to oversee estimating process to include material and quantity estimates
  • Establish project timeline and milestones
  • Obtain specific resources with the help of the senior team needed for success of the project
  • Visit job sites on a daily basis as required to manage progress , report weekly to main office with pictures and progress report and the following week’s plan
  • Enforce all company and government safety requirements
  • Minimize company exposure and risk
  • Ensure that all project reports and documents are current and accurate
  • Ensure timely customer billing
  • Enforce company purchase order procedures

 Traits required for success:

  • Persuasive communicator who can influence others  and  train, teach and motivate a team
  • Possess initiative and drive to produce results in efficient manner
  • Extreme sense of urgency  combined with getting work done in complete and accurate detail in accordance with our high standards
  • Very thorough follow up of delegated work
  • Careful, conservative and by the book
  • Friendly and responsive team leader with a strong sense of duty

 Skills/Experience/Knowledge required:

Must haves:

  • Minimum 4 years experience in construction managing multiple projects
  • Experience with estimating, scheduling, material ordering, sales and project close-out
  • Strong blueprint reading skills
  • Experience working with building inspectors
  • Knowledge of OSHA safety requirements
  • Understands the basics of building codes
  • 2 or 4 year degree in construction management or related field
  • High energy level  and willing to work long hours
  • Advanced Excel skills

Of value:

  • High end stone and tile experience including setting, fabrication and restoration methods  is a plus
  • Proficient in AutoCad drawing
  • Conversant in Spanish
  • Knowledge of Quickbooks helpful