• Michael Page
  • $91,430.00 -129,700.00/year*
  • Schaumburg, IL
  • Construction
  • Full-Time
  • 302 N Pleasant Dr

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Great opportunity for a driven and intelligent Field Engineer to learn from a senior leadership team who have over 40+ years' experience in the Chicago market. This Assistant Project Manager will only complete estimating on a 'as need' basis, which gives this Assistant Project Manager complete freedom to take control of all aspects of a project. Moreover, this position will be highly visible from an ownership perspective as the Owner and CFO will be directly involved in your mentorship.

Client Details

This client's philosophy is simple: they can train anyone to do this job, but they are looking for the intangibles that they cannot control. Simply put, they are looking for a Field Engineer that wants to grow within a firm, get mentored by senior leadership, has a great work ethic and be a part of a company that has grown from 6 people in early 2000's to over 180 in 2018. Moreover, by primarily acting as the General Contractor but having the ability as to act as a Sub if necessary, they complete over a $100M in revenue per year with 4 asphalt plants around the Chicagoland area which provides a steady stream of revenue adding to their already thriving portfolio.


  • Receive, review, forward and track status of submittals during project life cycle
  • Initiate, prepare, review, track and distribute RFIs
  • Assist in management of project permit process
  • Assist in preparations of bid packages and procurement
  • Assist in cost control and cost management systems
  • Administrative duties including receiving, reviewing, and preparing quotations and change orders
  • Preparation of monthly owner project status reports, as required, for approval by Project Manager
  • Attend and/or lead project meetings if required
  • Assist in development and maintenance of site logistics plan, in coordination with Project Manager and Superintendent
  • Complete standard close out procedures


  • Functions effectively as part of a team with no ego and a willingness to learn
  • Computer proficient and the ability to adapt to new processes
  • HCSS or B2W estimating skills preferred
  • Strong written, communication, and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrates good management and leadership skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • General understanding of industry standards across the Civil field
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality always with certain pieces of company information
  • Bachelor of Science in Construction or Engineering preferred, but experience may be considered in lieu of same
  • 3+ years of industry experience preferred

Job Offer

  • Very competitive base salary
  • Car allowance or vehicle
  • High bonus potential based on performance of company and individual
  • Great company culture with good work/life balance
  • 401k
  • Great PTO plan
  • Medical, Dental and Vision coverage

Associated topics: building engineer, compute, construction, design engineer, design, development, environment, structural, structural engineer, water resource

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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