Assistant Project Manager

Field · Des Moines, Iowa
Department Field
Employment Type Full time
Minimum Experience Mid-level


Baxter Construction Company is a national construction management firm that features a great work environment and provides room for employee growth. For over 70 years Baxter has fostered a balanced family-work culture and as we continue to grow we strive to remain as adaptable, motivated, and responsive to our employees, both new and old, as we do to our clients. Our employees are our most important and greatest asset and it is our MISSION to develop leadership that creates excitement, fulfillment, and lasting relationships with the people, communities, and markets that we serve.


Baxter Construction Company is a fast-paced commercial builder that is seeking full-time, traveling Assistant Project Manager that will be responsible for assisting in leading project teams within the construction projects from the preconstruction and construction phase through closeout with the Project Manager.

Candidates will be required to have knowledge of the construction process and understand the specifications and field labor, as well as knowledge of the project management process and principles of scheduling and estimating. Job responsibilities will include assisting in total project responsibility, scheduling, safety, Baxter staff compliance, staff developments and reviews, buyouts and contract negotiation, pay applications, monthly job status meetings, quality control, assist in leading OAC meetings, project profitability, manage client relationships, project planning, project document management, and assist in leading weekly subcontractor meetings.

Baxter Construction uses Sage Timberline Office software, all Microsoft products, Bluebeam, Microsoft project, and SureTrak. Candidates must have strong skills in time management, communication, ability to work in tight deadlines and under pressure. Must have ability to develop and maintain positive relationships with all parties involved in the construction project and while handling difficult issues and/or personalities; we are the leaders of our projects.

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, Construction Management, Architecture or related fields; or High School Diploma (or equivalent) or Associates Degree in a construction related field and a minimum of 8 years construction related experience.

Baxter Construction Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer

-Job Type: full-time

-Project Bonuses

-Benefits: 401k, Cash Balance, Profit Sharing, Health

-Traveling required

-Traveling benefits: ALL travel expenses paid in addition to daily per-diem

-Required education: high school or equivalent as mentioned above

-Required experience: construction management degree or 3 years field experience minimum


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  • Location
    Des Moines, Iowa
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Full time
  • Minimum Experience