Assistant Project Manager/MEP Engineer - Healthcare

Posted Date 8 months ago(7/5/2023 4:38 PM)
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Job Description

Dewberry's Charlotte, NC office is seeking an Assistant Project Manager (APM) / MEP Engineer in the MEP Healthcare group. The APM is an office liaison for the Client, responsible for managing projects from concept through construction administration. Also responsible for assisting the Project Manager (PM) in supporting the client - maintain secondary POC, providing feedback to the PM in order to quickly solve problems, providing quality engineering documents that meet the client’s desires and budget. In short, the APM assists the PM in making them a “Client for Life”. Reports to the PM.


Dewberry is a leading, market-facing professional services firm with more than 50 locations and 2,000 professionals nationwide. What sets us apart from our competitors are our people. At Dewberry, we seek out exceptional talent and strive to deliver the highest quality of services to our clients. Whether you’re an experienced professional or a new graduate, you’ll have the chance to collaborate with the best and brightest and work on innovative and complex projects at the forefront of the industry. Our commitment to excellence stems from our personal integrity and from other defining attributes, which we call “Dewberry at Work,” that have inspired our employees to be successful for more than a half-century.



  • Assist in the conducting fieldwork and at times take the lead in this effort.
  • Attend design meetings with the client and issue minutes when the Project Manager cannot attend or accompany the PM to meetings.
  • Assist the PM in the preparation of storyboards and detailed project timelines.
  • Assist the PM in the coordination of all the disciplines involved, including outside consultants.
  • Assist the PM in the supervision and coordination of the submission of documents to appropriate reviewing authorities, including review responses.
  • Under the direction of the PM, arrange for in-house quality review primarily to ensure that all of the clients' needs and requests have been accommodated. Assist the PM to ensure and coordinate among all of the disciplines involved, including outside consultants.
  • Arrange/attend pre-construction conferences when the Project Manager cannot attend or accompany the PM. If required, issue the minutes, addenda, under the direction/supervision of the PM.
  • Organize, attend, and document construction meetings and site inspections. Take and distribute good meeting minutes, photos, field reports.
  • Interface with Designers as needed for submittal reviews, questions & decisions during construction, requests for change orders, requests for information.
  • Organize and maintain project files during construction.
  • Obtain as-built drawings and close-out materials from contractors.
  • Prepare summary reports & Final Report.

Required Skills & Required Experience

Accomplished (5+ years of experience) Construction Professional (Engineer, Architect, or Contractor) with preferred acute care healthcare experience; knowledgeable of construction process, familiar with AIA and state construction contracts; self-motivated with highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Well organized and has experience working with various Authorities Having Jurisdiction, DHSR, SCO, etc. Good conceptual understanding of plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and structural systems with general knowledge of system operation, space requirements, cost.


Don’t meet every single requirement? At Dewberry we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace for our employee’s. So if you’re excited about this role, but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the position description, we encourage you to apply anyways. You may just be the right candidate for this or other opportunities.


*At this time, Dewberry will not sponsor a new applicant for work authorization.


*Dewberry is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation.


*Only recipients of an offer of employment from Dewberry, will be required to submit to a background screening which may include, but is not limited to, employment verification, educational and other credential verification, driving record check, criminal background check, and an investigative consumer report. These screenings will be conducted by Dewberry’s background vendor of choice and will be conducted in compliance with all applicable federal, state, and local law.



Notice to Third Party Recruiters:  Dewberry only compensates job placement recruiters that have a valid Dewberry-approved written agreement in place for recruiting services. Dewberry does not compensate third party recruiters for unsolicited job placement candidate information.


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