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Assistant Project Manager


This is a Contract position in Fort Myers, FL posted October 4, 2022.

Rycon Construction, Inc., ENR MidAtlantic’s 2022 Contractor of the Year, provides construction management and general contracting services throughout the United States. An ENR Top 400 Contractor and ENR Top Green Contractor with offices in eight cities (Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Cleveland, Ft. Lauderdale, Ft. Myers, Houston, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC), Rycon specializes in new construction, renovations, and adaptive reuses. Rycon’s portfolio consists of projects in health care, educational (K-12 & higher ed), industrial/warehouse, commercial, multi-unit residential, retail, financial, food service/dining, governmental, hospitality, cannabis, self-storage, and LEED facilities.

We are seeking an experienced assistant project manager at our Ft. Myers office.

What you will do:

  • Reading of documents and contracts.
  • Writing Subcontracts.
  • Negotiating and awarding subcontracts.
  • Reviewing/preparing subcontractors scope of work.
  • Develop and maintain schedules using Microsoft Project.
  • Attend meetings and prepare minutes.
  • Review/prepare change orders.
  • Develop/track submittals, RFI’s and cost reports.
  • Maintain owner relations.

What you will need to be successful:

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience managing multiple retail commercial construction projects valued at $5 million and up.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Must have the ability to direct complex projects from concept to fully operational status.
  • Computer Skills Required – Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook).
  • Ability to create material take-off’s.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Should be highly organized, highly motivated and a detail directed problem solver.
  • College degree preferred, but not required.
  • Knowledge of south Florida construction market is preferred.
  • Bi-lingual is a plus.

At Rycon Construction, Inc. we believe outstanding employees build the foundation necessary for excellence in business. It is with this belief that we are always looking for the best qualified and most talented employees to become part of our team. Rycon offers advancement opportunities along with an excellent salary and benefits package that includes, medical, dental, vision, ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Plan) and 401(k). Qualified candidates will be required to submit to a background screening upon acceptance of an offer.

Rycon Construction Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.