Assistant Project Manager/MEP Engineer

Posted Date 1 month ago(10/20/2021 1:54 PM)
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Job Description

Dewberry's Raleigh, NC office is seeking an Assistant Project Manager (APM). The APM is an office liaison for 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 clients desires and budget. In short, the APM assists the PM in making them a “Client for Life”. Assists the client to achieve both their professional goals and the organization’s. 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.



  • Always copy the PM on all communication (Emails, tele conv, etc) with the client, architect and outside consultants.
  • 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.
  • Organize and direct frequent in-house meetings under the direction of the PM.
  • Provide input to the PM in regards to scheduling personnel. Work with the PM in the preparation of detailed personnel loading by task interfaced with the detailed schedule.
  • Assist the PM in the preparation of storyboards and detailed project timelines.
  • Assist the PM in the organization and maintenance of the design binder.
  • 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.
  • Assist the PM in the coordination of the review responses and help ensure they are reflected in the drawings/specifications.
  • Under the direction of the PM, arrange for in-house quality review primarily for the PM 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-bid conferences when the Project Manager cannot attend or accompany the PM. If required, issue the minutes, addenda, under the direction/supervision of the PM.
  • Assist the PM at bid openings and help to prepare / issue certified bid tabulation. Coordinate transfer of project to CA department.

Required Skills & Required Experience

Accomplished (5+ years of experience) Construction Professional (Engineer, Architect, or Contractor); knowledgeable of construction process, familiar with AIA and state construction contracts; self-motivated with highly developed verbal, written and interpersonal skills. Well organized, takes good notes. Good conceptual understanding of plumbing, mechanical, electrical, and structural systems with general knowledge of system operation, space requirements, cost.



*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.

*In accordance with applicable Executive Order 14042 and related requirements, all prospective hires for this position, performing work for the federal government, will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19, or qualify for an exemption to this vaccination requirement. Such proof of vaccination, or written request for exemption, will be required, following receipt of written offer.


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