Assistant Project Manager

Job description
Western Building Group is a Mesa, Arizona-based construction company specializing in ACM and sheet metal roofing and siding. We’re looking for an Assistant Project Manager, experienced in the construction industry, to assist our Project Managers run some amazing projects. Consider applying if you are motivated, sharp, and a dedicated go-getter! We are looking to fill one position in our Mesa, Arizona office.


Works under the direct supervision of the Project Manager to facilitate a successful project, start to finish.
Participates in turnover meetings.
Assists with project set up (including, but not limited to ordering insurance, bonds, preliminary notices, tracking documents) and interprets and communicates special details to accounting and others as needed.
Responsible for project submittals and reviews all project shop drawings.
Performs material takeoffs and submits PO’s.
Submits and tracks RFI’s, ASI’s, and bend orders.
Upon project closeout, arranges all closeout documentation, including warranties and archiving project documents.
Other duties as assigned.


Strong communication skills, both in written and verbal form.
Ability to read and interpret construction documents, plans, specs, drawings, submittals, orders, etc.
Must be familiar with sheet metal, roofing, and ACM- material, installation, fabrication, etc.
Highly dependable and committed to a full-time, 40-hour/week, in-person schedule, Monday – Friday, 8am – 5pm. Available outside of regular office hours to direct work or support crews as needed.
Must have basic familiarity with Excel and other Office software. Knowledge of AutoCAD, Onscreen. Provides backup to draft shop drawings.
Capable of calculating figures, amounts, percentages, circumference, area, and other basic geometry and algebra skills.
Ability to develop a tracking system for project requirements and have a have a general ability to read and interpret documentation requirements.
Recognizes liability and safety exposures and supports established policies and procedures.
Ability to manage multiple concurrent goals.


Strong critical thinking skills
Well organized and good follow-through
Strong documentation skills
Strong math skills (geometry, trigonometry, plane)
Drafting experience


Construction Terminology
Capable of reading and interpreting business journals, technical procedures, government regulations, and write reports, correspondence, and procedures
Able to professionally address vendors, clients, and employees
Competent to effectively present information to management, general contractors, and public groups


Lifting up to 110 lbs
Talking, standing, walking, climbing
Required to work in loud, high, precarious places, outdoor weather conditions, working near moving parts and heavy machinery and around fumes
Distance, depth, and color perception is necessary
Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.00 – $33.00 per hour


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Employee assistance program
Health insurance
Health savings account
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance


8 hour shift, Full-time, Non-exempt, hourly

Ability to commute/relocate:

Mesa, AZ 85215: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


AutoCAD: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location, in person