Assistant Project Manager - Tatitlek Construction Services, Inc. (4550-205)

The Tatitlek Corporation
Full time Full day
Oklahoma City, OK

Job specifications are intended to present a descriptive list of the range of duties performed by employees. Specifications are not intended to reflect all duties performed within the job.


The Assistant Project Manager (APM) is the senior on-site official responsible for the overall success of the project and the face of the company to local client representatives. Position is responsible for interfacing with government customer to partner with them and find construction solutions to meet their various needs, estimating and management of residential and commercial construction, developing strong customer and subcontractor business relationships that will enable consistent and reliable quality services to its customers, prepare necessary reports, monitoring daily progress of projects, record keeping and facilitating communication with clients. He/she establishes or confirms the construction schedule and manages the budget, including the monitoring and controlling of subcontractor and vendor costs. The APM manages contractual requirements, including customer billings, safety inspections and enforcement, and the submission of Daily/Weekly/Monthly reports to Corporate and to the customer. The PM takes direction from, reports to and advises the subsidiary General Manager (GM) or other designated supervisor.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.

  • Regularly consults with and reports to the GM concerning project performance; takes direction from GM to establish, implement and enforce policies and procedures in compliance with corporate standards and relevant laws and regulations; identifies the need for and implements corrective action; and ensures overall contractual compliance.

  • Thoroughly understands the contract and ensures accurate execution of plans, specifications, statement of work, performance work statements, task orders, safety plans, quality control plan and all other project-related plans and procedures.

  • Establishes the project schedule and budget.

  • Monitors the progress schedule and budget to ensure that project is completed timely and within budget.

  • Completes monthly cost-to-complete analysis.

  • Ensure that all project invoicing and subcontractor/vendor invoices are timely approved.

  • Prepares estimates for work and change orders when needed.

  • Develop and track requirements and contract modifications.

  • Review project reports from employees and customer and brief upper management on the project.

  • Refine and evaluate project policies, procedures and manuals as necessary to continuously improve the effectiveness of the project.

  • Responsible for coordinating subordinate employee recruitment, selection, training and work assignments.

  • Establishes, facilitates and fosters teamwork among project management team and subordinate staff; motivates management/staff teams to plan and execute functions necessary for successful contract compliance; provides direction and supervision as necessary.

  • Establishes and maintains liaison with COR/ACOR and other designated client agencies and representatives; consults regularly to evaluate and ensure client satisfaction with performance.

  • Evaluates subordinate management and staff and develops their potential; encourages, recognizes and rewards top performers, and corrects or replaces non-performers.

  • Identifies and implements proactive fiscal controls to ensure that contract and corporate objectives are met.

  • Promotes the highest degree of safety and ethics standards.

  • Ensures compliance with OSHA, Department of Labor, Department policies, guidelines, and job requirements.

  • Performs all other administrative, operational and logistical functions necessary to manage human resources, inventories and supplies.

  • Solicit, generate, and administer subcontracts and purchase orders as required to complete required work.

  • Develop, administer, and communicate project schedule and periodic schedule updates.

Non-Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Skills

Qualifications, Experience, and Education


  • High School diploma, GED or equivalent.

  • Two years' experience as an Project Manager, Quality Control Manager, or Superintendent

  • Proficient in Microsoft computer applications

  • Proficient in scheduling software

  • High attention to detail


  • Current CPR/First aid certifications preferred

  • NAVFAC/USACE Quality Control certification preferred.

  • 5 years of experience in the building trades preferred

  • Experience in government contracting preferred

  • Bachelors or Associates degree in Construction, CM or equivalent preferred


  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to communicate the work requirements with various staff and subcontractors.

  • Ability to prioritize, organize and work well under stress and maintain deadlines.

  • Ability to be flexible and adapt to constant change.

  • Knowledge of acceptable construction site practices including occupational safety and health regulations.

  • Knowledge of applicable codes and regulations.

  • Ability to communicate both orally and in writing with internal and external clients and co-workers.

  • Ability to follow direction is a must.

  • Must be comfortable with high intensity work environment.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described 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.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises field personnel.

Work Environment:

Field conditions prevail. Assistant Project Manager/Construction Project Coordinator to perform work in office trailer and in the field as required. Travel may be required 50% of the time.

Additional Qualifying Factors:

As a condition of employment, must pass a pre-employment drug screening, as well as have acceptable reference and background check results. This position may be subject to random drug and/or alcohol testing on an unannounced basis. Must possess valid driver's license (any state), acceptable driving record and current vehicle insurance coverage.

Work Environment:

Field conditions prevail. Assistant Project Manager/Construction Project Coordinator to perform work in office trailer and in the field as required. Travel may be required 50% of the time.

The Tatitlek Corporation gives hiring, promotion, training and retention preference to Tatitlek shareholders, shareholder descendants and shareholder spouses who meet the minimum qualifications for the job.

As an equal opportunity employer, The Tatitlek Corporation recognizes that our strength lies in our people. Discrimination and all unlawful harassment, including sexual harassment, in employment is not tolerated. We encourage success based on our individual merits and abilities without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military status, protected veteran status or employment.

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