Position Description

Associate Project Manager
Location Grandville, MI
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Who We Are:

Fabcon Companies manufactures and erects precast concrete for every type of structure.  Projects range from a 10,000 square-foot machine shop to a one-million square foot distribution center, and from a single-story bakery to a 16-story housing facility.  Our serviceability begins at the first design meeting, through our plants, to the construction site and continues throughout the life of the building.  From superior design and professional construction crews to building-life-cycle savings, we deliver the best possible building solution.  Fabcon has manufacturing plants in Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, and Pennsylvania.

What We Believe:

Safety and quality above all.
Creating a positive customer experience.
Acting with integrity.
Treating people with respect.
Nurturing a spirit of innovation.
Always finding a better way.

Why Join Us:

Our commitment to innovation, quality and safety is reflected in everything we do. Diversity, respect, trust and personal responsibility are all critical components to our success. Working at Fabcon is a team endeavor, where people are dedicated, energetic with a natural drive for this challenging work environment.

Purpose/Scope:

This position will be a developmental program for future Project Managers of which the necessary training and experience to fill a Project Manager position through mentoring and practical experience.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Project Management group with daily activities including, but not limited to, preparation for kickoff meetings, project cost meetings and field planning (meetings, planning sheets, checklists, maps)

  • Manage a light project workload under close supervision of Manager of Project Management Services and other project managers as assigned

  • Assist in the coordination of field repairs with internal departments and customer as required

  • Review revised drawings, NOC’s for scope changes in preparation for change orders

  • Visit project sites prior to erection to review status, concerns and communicate Fabcon Field process to the customer

  • Attend project site meetings as necessary

  • Shadow project managers in review and negotiation of contracts

  • Attend scheduling meetings and maintain project timelines as required

  • Assist in review of specifications and coordination of submittal requirements

  • Assist in coordination of the drawing process with customers (OFA, FE and DMLO approvals)

  • Assist in obtaining quotes from subcontractors and the development of the subcontractor base

  • Assist in coordination of closing out projects both in collections, punch-lists and documents required by contracts

  • Assist in handling 10 and out plan, tracking activities on projects to completion

  • Following up on materials needed for completion and subcontractors as required

  • Review OFA drawings for compliance with scope outlined in kickoff

  • Assist in preparation of EAC’s for timely loading of bids

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

Other Required Qualifications:

  • Strong leadership, organizational and decision-making skills

  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment

  • Customer Service focus with excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Good computer skills; Word, Excel and Outlook

  • An understanding of construction with the ability to read and understand construction drawings and specifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or Business

  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in construction industry

Physical Requirements:

  • Office: Move 25lbs (not for all jobs, reasonable accommodations will be made), work with a computer for extended periods of time

  • Travel: Some travel by car and/or airplane may be required

Work Environment:

  • Office: Quiet with some ambient noise, climate controlled, fluorescent lighting

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status). 

Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Fabcon is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome job applications from qualified individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, ancestry, family care status, veteran status, marital status, or any other lawfully protected status. Minorities, women, disabled persons, and veterans are encouraged to apply. If you need a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process, please contact our Human Resources Department.

Qualified applicants are subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check upon receipt of conditional job offers. Our Drug Free Workplace Policy is available for inspection in the Human Resources office in Minnesota or at one of our plant locations during normal business hours.

We participate in E-Verify and if you are hired, we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from your Form I-9 to confirm work authorization. If the government cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, we are required to provide you with written instructions and an opportunity to contact DHS and/or the SSA before taking adverse action against you. Please refer to the posters on our website or DHS for more information on E-Verify.

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