Brailsford & Dunlavey is seeking a dynamic assistant project manager who will be based out of our Baltimore location.
Ambitious, diverse, multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial: these are all words that describe our team. But what ties B&D employees together is our excitement and passion for advising our clients throughout the facility development process. Whether interviewing students on a college campus, touring classrooms in an elementary school, or sitting with fans on a stadium’s opening day, we are driven by our purpose to advance communities. It starts with our own B&D community; it starts with you.
Reporting to a project executive or senior project manager, the primary focus of this position is to provide management support for a project team so it can successfully execute the turnover and closeout for 21st Century School Buildings. Deliverables for each turnover and closeout assignment include construction monitoring, permitting and inspections, contract reviews, security/utility/key transfers, punch list review, project documentation, and commissioning activities.
Supports Project Manager or Senior Project Manager with the management of multiple assignments within the 21st Century School Buildings program, serving as the Client’s “trusted advisor” focused on the achievement of project goals for turnover and closeout, and provides critical thinking and analyses to ensure quality client advice. Takes full-management responsibility the turnover of smaller- to medium-scaled implementation assignments of over $10MM in total project costs.
Develops client deliverables, including written reports, punch lists, presentations, etc. that are tailored to meet client’s desired outcomes and scope requirements.
Coordinates and directs the day-to-day activities of assigned project staff, both internal (B&D staff) and external (JV partners, sub consultants, architects, and builders) to achieve project goals and objectives.
Provides input on annual performance reviews of project staff under APM’s direction.
Performs quality control activities to ensure that deliverables are error-free and delivered on time.
Participates in B&D’s training and development opportunities and actively cultivates a knowledge base in a range of practices and methodologies in relevant industry markets (Venues+Municipal and/or K-12).
Participates in business development activities to include article writing, conference attendance, and prospective client tracking or follow up.
Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in architecture, construction management, engineering, real estate management, or related field.
Three to five years full-time professional experience managing construction projects of significant scale.
Must possess a valid driver’s license.
In-depth understanding of the firm’s project types, project management concepts and methodologies, and competitive advantages, as well as general industry knowledge.
Comprehensive understanding of Microsoft Office applications including Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Ability to apply technological solutions to planning or implementation assignments.
Ability to be productive in a fast-paced, multi-dimensional work environment
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent group facilitation and presentation skills
Excellent organizational and project management skills
Strong analytical and critical thinking abilities
Strong understanding of real estate, finance and accounting principles
Clear support for the firm’s mission, values and operating paradigm
Demonstrated commitment to client satisfaction and ethical business practices
Proven adaptability, flexibility, and creativity
Demonstrated ability to thrive within a team structure
Aptitude and desire for mentoring and training analysts
Internal contacts include staff at all levels. External contacts include external customers and vendors. Contact involves: routing calls, troubleshooting, or providing information.
Brailsford & Dunlavey is an equal opportunity employer.
Brailsford & Dunlavey participates in E-Verify.
Work Environment and Physical Demands
Work Environment, Equipment, and Physical Demands:
[The demands marked below are representative of those that will be required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.]
Office environment; moderate noise
Field environment; moderate to loud noise
Occasional evening and weekend work
Office equipment/computers 8 hours per day
Sitting at desk or table up to 6 hours per day
Standing or walking
Repetitive wrist, hand or finger movement (while operating computer equipment)
Eye-Hand Coordination (keyboard typing)
Hearing and talking
Extended periods of reading fine print
Light to moderate bending, crouching, and stooping (filing)
Internal Number: 1594
About Brailsford & Dunlavey
Advance your career while advancing community.Join the B&D team.As catalysts for building community, Brailsford & Dunlavey advises our clients through complex issues and challenges related to facility development. Our strength is in utilizing both a tailored approach and collective national expertise to guide an idea from early concept definition through financing, design, construction, and operating start-up—maximizing value and mitigating risk every step of the way.Working at B&D means more than having a job; it means having a career. We hire the best, the brightest, and the most committed professionals to collaborate in our high-performing, “work hard / play hard” culture.If you are looking for a firm where you can gain valuable skills and experiences, implement innovative ideas, and advance your career, Brailsford & Dunlavey is the place. Brailsford & Dunlavey is a national firm with offices in Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Costa Mesa Oakland, and Washington, D.C.—and features a client base in all 50 United States.