assistant project manager resume example with 15+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - : - -

Experienced and versatile Assistant Project Manager and U.S. Army Veteran with 9+ years experience in the civil engineering and construction project management industry. Self-motivated professional with a Bachelor Degree in Civil Engineering and a demonstrated history of strong leadership and critical thinking and decision-making skills.

Professional Experience
03/2019 to Current
Assistant Project Manager Amazon.Com, Inc. Bethesda, MD,
  • Maintained close communication with project personnel to quickly identify and resolve potential issues. Escalated complex issues to senior management for timely resolution to maintain schedule and project costs.
  • Developed construction process plans covering various scopes of work for the CTA Red and Purple Modernization Phase I project. Coordinated and lead construction pre-activity meetings with owner and owners representative prior to commencing work.
  • Prepared material and equipment procurement packages for letting to potential subcontractors and vendors.
  • Effectively negotiated contracts with subcontractors and vendors to create mutually beneficial agreements and favorable construction budget costs.
  • Prepared and presented weekly production reports covering topics such as quantities complete, manpower and equipment utilization, and comparison of budget and cost report metrics.
  • Established, monitored, and updated project progress, cost, and schedule based on staff, material, and equipment requirements and utilization.
  • Coordinated and supervised on-site workforce, material delivery, and equipment ensuring work was accomplished in an effective, profitable, and safe manner to meet project quality standards.
05/2017 to 02/2019
Project Engineer / Resident Engineer Aecom Technology Corporation Portland, OR,
  • Reviewed and approved contractor's proposed construction schedule, project submittals, and provide coordination between contractors, utilities, residents, and other agencies during construction.
  • Oversaw construction work, scheduled and conducted construction progress meetings, and accurately kept record of daily progress and material quantities.
  • Accurately prepared and processed multiple forms of documentation for projects, including pay estimates, change orders, and payment for additional work and material scopes completed by contractor.
  • Analyzed and provided conflict resolution that effectively alleviated concerns regarding project design, construction, material, and utility conflicts.
  • Provided quality assurance and quality control management for compliance to Illinois Department of Transportation specifications and local municipality ordinances.
  • Developed and inspected project punch list, performed final inspection, and prepared project closeout documentation.
05/2014 to 01/2017
Civil Engineer Intern Lochner City, STATE,
  • Performed construction observation and documentation on multiple Illinois Department of Transportation (IDOT) and County roadway and bridge construction projects to ensure compliance to proposed engineering plans, project specifications, and IDOT standards.
  • Assisted the resident engineer and contractor in determining project schedule, material acceptance testing, and evaluation of site conditions.
  • Prepared quantity takeoffs, contract documents, estimates, and provided assistance in final quantity calculations for project closeout utilizing Microsoft Excel and MicroStation Geopak.
06/2004 to 02/2012
Sergeant/Squad Leader United States Army City, ,
  • Assisted in the planning and execution of numerous bridge construction missions and patrol operations while deployed in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom efforts.
  • Selected to a team of Non-Commissioned Officers tasked in training Iraqi Army platoons in the effective placement of Mabey Johnson steel bridge.
  • Accountable for the well-being and professional development of six soldiers within squad.
  • Managed the maintenance and mission readiness of squad's equipment in excess of $600,000.

Awards: U.S Army Commendation Medal (2007, 2008); U.S Army Achievement Medal (2005); U.S Army Good Conduct Medal (2007); Iraq Campaign Medal (2005, 2006, 2008)

  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent ability to handle interdisciplinary tasks
  • Strong ability to establish relationships with team members and clients
  • Cost budgeting and forecasting
  • Procurement and Contract Negotiation
  • Productivity Improvement
  • Project estimation and documentation
  • Proficient in AutoCAD Civil 3D, BIM360, PlanGrid, Microsoft Office, SmartSheet, and Procore.
Expected in to to
Bachelor of Science: Civil Engineering
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL
Expected in 12/2019 to to
OSHA 30-hour Construction Safety And Health Certification:
OSHA Safety Training Institute - Credential ID # 24-602020538,
Expected in to to
Documentation of Contract Quantities:
Illinois Department of Transportation - Certificate # 18-14049,

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School Attended

  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • OSHA Safety Training Institute
  • Illinois Department of Transportation

Job Titles Held:

  • Assistant Project Manager
  • Project Engineer / Resident Engineer
  • Civil Engineer Intern
  • Sergeant/Squad Leader


  • Bachelor of Science
  • OSHA 30-hour Construction Safety And Health Certification
  • Documentation of Contract Quantities

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