M.C. Dean, Inc.

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M. C. Dean, Inc. Assistant Project Leader - Chantilly, VA in Chantilly, Virginia

Assistant Project Leader - Chantilly, VA

ID 9467

Location Chantilly, VA

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The Assistant Project Manager is a training position that consists of learning how to supervise and direct the employees on a particular project, prepare strategic plans and budgets, develop a comprehensive project plan, and analyze statistical data.

  • Run day-to-day operations of a project or sub-section of a project.

  • Identify change orders and ensuring effective resolution.

  • Price, track and manage change orders.

  • Plan and monitor cash flow against cash expenses.

  • Maintain as-builts as work is completed.

  • Document project issues/conditions.

  • Plan and execute project completion and punch list.

  • Develop specific goals and plans to prioritize organize, and accomplish your work.

  • Read and interpret blue prints and project specifications.

  • Research and compile submittals; pricing change orders and prepare estimates for partially designed projects by finishing the design and preparing a complete project estimate.

  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as work procedures, complaints, and construction problems.

  • Communicate with people outside the Company, representing the Company to customers, the public, the government, and general contractor representatives.

  • Clearly understand the timeliness required for decision making, submission of RFIs, and documentation of all verbal conversations or agreements.


  • TS/SCI w/Poly clearance required

  • BS (Preferred EE or Industry related degree) with 5-7 years of experience.

  • Related Construction experience with five years' working for an electrical or construction contractor.

  • Experience working on construction projects ranging from $500,000 to $10M.

  • Experience working with contract drawings, subcontracts, contract addendums, specifications, change orders, RFIs, submittals.

  • Experience with CPM Scheduling

  • Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principals involved in the production of precision technical plans, blueprints and drawings on projects.

  • Must have strong interpersonal and writing skills and be a problem owner/solver.

  • Proven ability to effectively plan and organize one's own activities or the activities of others.

  • Proficiency with Computers including MS Office, Blue Beam, and PDF.

Preferred Skill set

  • Accubid Estimating (Or equivalent) directly related to Electrical Installations.

  • Primavera P6 CPM Scheduling Experience and proficiency (or equivalent).

  • Ability and Willingness to Travel to project locations as needed.


  • Exposure to computer screens for an extended period of time.

  • Sitting for extended periods of time.

  • Reach by extending hands or arms in any direction.

  • Have finger dexterity in order to manipulate objects with fingers rather than whole hands or arms, for example, using a keyboard.

  • Listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

  • Communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.

  • Read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.

  • Apply general rules to specific problems to produce answers that make sense.

  • Identify and understand the speech of another person.

Applicants for this position may be required to prove that they have received the COVID-19 vaccine or demonstrate that they have a valid religious or medical reason not to be vaccinated.

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