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Assistant Project Manager – Construction

D.F. Pray, Inc.


“Big enough to get the job done. Small enough to care.”®

D.F. Pray, Inc., a single-source contractor providing a wide range of services that include design build, preconstruction, construction management and general contracting, is looking for an Assistant Project Manager to join our team. This position is responsible for assisting teams in the construction of projects ensuring project quality, schedule, cost control, safety and customer satisfaction objectives are met. An individual in this position will be expected to perform additional job related responsibilities and duties as assigned and/or as necessary.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Project management support for one or more projects, including bid solicitation, RFI’s, submittals, plan logs, pre-op meetings, material delivery logs, miscellaneous buyouts, quality control, and preparing schedules with input from project team. Additionally, coordinate and run Subcontractor, Owner and D.F. Pray team meetings on site.


An individual must be able to successfully perform the essential functions on this position with or without a reasonable accommodation.


  • Communicate with (or to) individuals or groups verbally and/or in writing (e.g. customers, suppliers, employees). Maintain relationship to ensure needs are met and problems/conflicts are resolved.
  • Strong initiative and problem solving abilities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Functional understanding of Schedule software
  • Knowledge and understanding of construction methods, materials, requisitions, changes and sequences
  • Assist with conceptual estimating, budgeting and pricing as required.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential


  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year college or university and 2 years related experience and/or training or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret construction documents, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, demanding, customer driven environment
  • Must possess superior organizational skills
  • Working knowledge of Procore, scheduling and job costing software, and Microsoft Office: PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Knowledge of Auto Cad, Solid Works, Inventor, or similar an asset
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Flexible in approach and problem-solving ability; able to embrace challenges and resolve
  • Understanding of Project Accounting a plus


Physical Activities

The following physical activities are necessary to perform one or more essential functions of this position.

  • Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle, or feel.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop or kneel.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Work Environment

Working in the following environment is necessary to perform one or more of the essential functions of this position

  • Occasionally may work in high and/or precarious places.
  • Work indoors for extended periods of time.
  • Occasionally work in outside weather conditions.


PLEASE FORWARD RESUME & A JOB LIST TO Only qualified applicants who are authorized to work in the United States and who submit all required information will be contacted for an interview. EEO. Drug Free Work Place.


About this company

Since our founding in 1959 by C.Edward Pray, D.F. Pray has been building excellence by specializing in professional, hands-on, self-performing general contracting services both regionally and nationally. Edward’s son, Scott W. Pray, continues the family tradition of building excellence started by his father.


Through 60 years of quality, D.F. Pray’s emphasis continues to be on the client and their specific needs. During the pre-construction, planning phase, and/or the construction process itself, the activities and objectives of the project team are designed to create value for the client while achieving the maximum scheduling and budgetary outcomes.


D.F. Pray recognizes that success also truly depends on human factors such as Teamwork, Communication, and Leadership. These are goals that, in the end, boil down to the interactions of people. We pride ourselves on our systems, our people, and our commitment to our clients’ success.


In addition, it is D.F. Pray’s dedication to our corporate values that runs deep. They do not begin and/or end with our clients. We take pride in the low turnover rate of employees and the family like atmosphere among our staff. Our goal is to maintain a “small” company spirit as the mainstay of our continued growth as a corporation.


As initiated by C.Edward Pray, our founding father, D.F. Pray’s motto is:

“Big enough to get the job done. Small enough to care.”®

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