Assistant Project Manager

Listing #475952 Listed on: 11/17
Details - Offering Employment
Listing Type:Offering Employment (Full time)
Location:Northampton, MA
Name:Dee Cady [Contact]
Company:VCA Inc
More Info:Link
VCA Inc. is a growing company located in Western Massachusetts, who creates very high end residential interiors and unique furniture for clients around the world. We specialize (and excel) in custom architectural millwork and one-of-a-kind furniture for discerning architects, designers, general contractors and owners.

We collaborate with artists and artisans both locally and globally. No finish or material challenge is too much for us, be it wood, metal, custom glass, parchments, lacquers and paints, or stone. We take pride in maintaining the highest standards of craftsmanship and quality. We value collaboration, commitment to craft and high quality results. We respect the input and efforts of everyone involved in the creative process. We emphasize attention to every aspect of production and strive for excellence on each project we complete.

If you’re just looking for a paycheck in a stress-free environment, VCA is probably not for you. We are looking for people who are not only passionate, but eager to work in collaboration with like-minded co-workers. If you are seeking a position that is different every day with an opportunity to make a real difference, then look no further.

This position is busy, sometimes crazy, and always dynamic. Creativity and input from the team are encouraged. There will be moments of stress with deadlines and the like, but that will be rewarded with the sweet satisfaction of working with team mates who have your back to help ensure everyone’s success. That, in itself, can be and is, exhilarating.

You will have pride in being part of some of the most incredible, one-of-a-kind creations on the planet, with the accomplishment of a job well done.

If you have the passion, work ethic, commitment, interest and inherent ability, as well as willingness to learn and work with others, this might be a good fit. The possibilities are endless.

We have an excellent opportunity for an Assistant Project Manager to join our team of professionals in a supporting role. Although working knowledge of metal work, high end custom residential millwork, along with custom furniture projects is highly preferable, a motivated individual willing and eager to learn is what we are seeking. The ideal candidate needs to be extremely well organized, have the ability to work well with a variety of personalities, be motivated, detail-oriented, and a team player – but have the strength and ability to work autonomously. Flexibility in daily routines and being ready to jump from one project to the next at a moment’s notice is very important. We offer competitive salary and benefits. This is the perfect opportunity to build a career that provides challenging and rewarding work in an organization that is a leader in custom fabrication.

This Assistant Project Manager will primarily support the Metal Department and will have much interaction with all of the Project Managers (PM) and/or Department Heads in coordinating the activities of a project to ensure cost, schedule, document control and quality standards are met. This role will assist in estimating, sales, software integration, research, and overall project management, while overseeing the documentation of all aspects of each of the specific projects. This role will require individual initiative and the ability to work with a team to get the job done.

Duties may include some of the following on an assortment of projects:
Create purchase orders and place orders with suppliers
Create finish sample requests, and follow through entire process, ensuring accurate sample information.
Source out specialty material and hardware vendors – sending out inquiries for pricing, specs and samples.
Organize project specific hardware library for shop use, with specs, photos and installation instructions.
Assist PMs in updating projects in Project Management software and following up daily
Handle voice and email correspondences promptly in addition to maintaining records.
Travel and attend job site meetings if necessary.
Attend meetings to discuss goals.
Update and maintain any pertinent paperwork and drawings to be turned in at the end of project.
Assist in the conduction of close out meetings.
Read and review architectural drawings to become familiar with scope, details, and overall project requirements.
Review project estimate and supportive material to identify subs and materials.
Read contracts to become familiar with terms and conditions.
Help maintain organizational systems including Innergy, (our ERP software program),schedule updates, and track reports.
Help develop weekly meeting agendas and take notes as needed.
Interface with subcontractors. Work to promote positive subcontractor relations by dealing professionally and fairly with all subcontractors and vendors.
Maintain and track all data in Innergy with proficiency.

High school diploma or the equivalent.
High level of organization skills with attention to detail a must.
Previous experience in Metal, Woodworking – Millwork and/or Furniture Making Projects a plus
Proficiency in accounting/budgeting/tracking
Excellent time management skills – the ability to work several projects, with several people simultaneously
Ability to understand architectural drawings.
Experience in Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe, Bluebeam and DWG TrueView functionality preferred.
AutoCad, Solidworks, skills and knowledge of Innergy software a plus.
Team player required – A self-starter who can anticipate what is needed and does it without direction.
Ability to commute/relocate:
Northampton, MA 01060: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Profit Sharing Bonus
Flexible Work Schedule
Paid Vacation and Holidays
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, Disability, Cancer & Accident Insurance
Discounts on Phone Plan and Shop Goods

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