Assistant Project Manager
Madison, WI Project Management
Job Type

Our Foundation

At Findorff, we push ourselves to build better by going beyond. For over 132 years, we’ve forged the foundation of one of the nation’s most trusted construction firms. But we’re so much more than hammers and nails. Here, we strengthen relationships and shape communities. And our real bottom line is our people.

Assistant Project Manager:

Assistant Project Managers have built upon their skills as a Project Engineer. They are developing construction knowledge and are well-rounded in the areas of Field Operations, Safety, Project Management and Preconstruction. They have shown an appropriate sense of urgency, organization skills, professionalism and demonstrate the ability to work with a team as well as independently. A successful APM has demonstrated financial management skills, leadership in the areas of quality and safety; and ability to independently manage small to average size projects or complex scopes of larger projects, from start to close-out. 

Here are some of the tools you've pick up along your career:

Project Management:

  • Create project schedule and update as project progresses
  • Prepare subcontracts, purchase orders, change order proposals, monthly payment requests for review by Project Management staff
  • Prepare, distribute and track RFI’s
  • Distribute and track CB’s, RFP’s or other change issue documentation
  • Close out activities including but not limited to distribution and tracking punch lists
  • Run effective project meetings
  • Prepare and distribute progress meeting notes
  • Review shop drawings and samples for conformance to documents
  • Proactively manage project submittal approval process


  • Demonstrated understanding & active involvement/oversite of precon process/conceptual planning
  • Involved in budget development & strategic budget preparation
  • Owner delivery
  • Strategic budget preparation

Financial Management:

  • Project buyout
  • Subcontractor and change order negotiations
  • Responsible for owner payments A/R
  • Accurate cost projections and cash flow management
  • Grasp on the impact of labor reports & productivity
  • MSR's independently for small to average size projects


  • Provide coaching, oversight, final review, and performance feedback to PE(s) working with them
  • Address conflict promptly and professionally


  • Competitive pay and benefits
  • A people-first, inclusive culture
  • Onsite fitness center
  • Free underground, heated parking
  • Dress-for-your-day philosophy
  • Generous PTO 
  • Ability to work from home from time to time
  • Findorff Shop credit to buy company swag
  • Career growth and development 
  • Mentorship and guidance

Diversity matters. Findorff recognizes the talents of all, appreciating the different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives that make us a stronger company and partner for the communities we live and work in.