Assistant Project Manager – Facilities Construction

May 15, 2024
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CARIAN is a certified WBE/SBE/DBE Professional Services firm, providing Management, Consulting, Advisory, and Technology Solutions to leading Fortune 500 businesses.

Assistant Project Manager – Facilities and Corporate Real Estate Construction

Location: New Jersey (onsite)

CARIAN is growing! We are a proud, woman-owned management consulting firm providing program/project management, capital project delivery, consulting, and technology solutions to our customers in the renewable energy, power utilities, infrastructure, and transit/transportation sectors. With a focus on innovation, efficiency, and client satisfaction, we pride ourselves on our commitment to excellence in every aspect of our work. Our team consists of talented professionals driven by a passion for success and a dedication to exceeding client expectations.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking an experienced Assistant Project Manager to join our team. In this role, you will work closely with senior project managers and client stakeholders to support the planning, execution, and delivery of facilities and corporate real estate construction projects. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 3 years of experience in project management, with a focus on facilities or real estate construction, and a proven track record of success in coordinating complex projects.

Positions at CARIAN are full-time roles, which include comprehensive and competitive benefits (medical, dental, and vision), 401(k) matching, and the opportunity to work with a growing company.


  • Assist in developing project plans, schedules, and budgets in collaboration with project teams and clients.
  • Coordinate with internal and external stakeholders to ensure project milestones are met within established timelines and budgets.
  • Conduct regular site visits to monitor progress, identify potential risks, and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Communicate effectively with clients, vendors, and project teams to address inquiries, resolve issues, and ensure alignment with project objectives.
  • Assist in managing project finances, including tracking expenses, processing invoices, and ensuring compliance with budgetary constraints.
  • Prepare and present project status reports, updates, and presentations to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Support the implementation of best practices, processes, and tools to optimize project delivery and enhance overall efficiency.
  • Contribute to the development of project proposals, scopes of work, and other project-related documentation as needed.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, business administration, or related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in project management, preferably in facilities or corporate real estate construction projects.
  • Strong organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities, with a proven ability to collaborate effectively with diverse teams.
  • Proficiency in project management software such as Microsoft Project, Primavera, or similar tools.
  • Knowledge of relevant regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices.
  • PMP certification is a plus.
  • Willingness to travel to project sites as needed.
  • Valid driver’s license required.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package
  • Opportunities for professional development and advancement
  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment
  • Exposure to a wide range of challenging and rewarding projects


CARIAN takes pride in being an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender expression or identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state, or local legally protected class.

As a Women-Owned Organization, CARIAN is committed to providing employment opportunities to women, veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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