Project Support Specialist

January 31, 2022
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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.

Project Support Specialist

Job Summary

The Project Support Specialist provides project management support to the project managers, including documentation management, construction management support, and project management software support.

This position supports multiple projects by providing technical support and general administrative functions, including creating and maintaining project-related logs, composing correspondence, preparing, and monitoring reports, assisting with payment applications and change orders.

In addition, this position is responsible for providing clear, concise, and accurate reporting of project budgets, commitments, spending, forecasts, and period cash flow projections, so that projects are delivered successfully within budgets.

Essential Functions and Duties

· Provide project management support, including document management, bidding support, and construction management using project management and other software.

· Attend project meetings to assist the project manager, keep informed about projects, and identify upcoming activities. Offer comments and suggestions related to the project. Assist with agenda and meeting minute preparation.

· Attend weekly construction meetings to keep informed about construction projects and upcoming project activities. Assist with agenda and meeting minute preparation, payment applications, change orders, and invoice review.

· Create construction logs as needed. Review for accuracy, process, and monitor ball-in-court for submittals and RFI’s.

· Provides clear, concise, and accurate reporting of project budgets, commitments, spending, forecasts, and period cash flow projections to deliver projects successfully within budgets.

Required Experience and Education:

An associate degree in engineering, finance, accounting, construction management, or a related field is preferred.

Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

Minimum experience required is three (3) years of experience in project management and construction management, including experience implementing and using project controls and demonstrated experience in tracking and reporting project budgets.

Must have proficient computer skills, particularly Access, Excel, MS Project, Word, and project management software.

This position is currently remote but will perform in a hybrid model within the New Jersey or New York area by 2022.

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 WBE/SBE/DBE, CARIAN is committed to providing employment opportunities to women, veterans, and underrepresented minorities.

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