Assistant Construction Manager - Wilmington, NC

Job Description

Job Description

Immediate need for an Assistant Construction Manager to join an established and growing Water Utility Construction Company at our Leland, NC (Wilmington) office. We are looking for a candidate with a 2 or 4-year degree in a construction-related field (Construction Management, Civil Engineering) or with 3-plus years of construction management experience.


The Assistant Construction Manager will support the Senior Project Manager and Superintendent with ongoing and future projects located in the eastern Carolinas. Roll will include: Estimating new projects and negotiating with subcontractors, managing subcontractors, managing the project budget, managing the project schedule, and ensure the quality of work completed. The Assistant Construction Manager will work with a positive and highly-motivated team of construction professionals to learn and further develop their knowledge of the construction life cycle.


This rotation of experience will allow for growth into a number of different disciplines within the business (Estimating, Project Management, Field Management) 



  • Help receive quotes and negotiate with subcontractors
  • Facilitate crews and subcontractors on a day-to-day basis
  • Manage the schedule, budget, and quality of work done on all projects
  • Complete Quantity takeoffs and order materials
  • Travel to all active jobs – field work 50% of the time
  • Correspondence with the client on any necessary tasks
  • Develop change orders
  • Maintain Rfi’s and submittals using Viewpoint Teams
  • Maintain as built information using Bluebeam
  • Confirm safety standards are followed by employees and subcontractors


Qualifications for Assistant Project Manager

  • 2 to 3 years of construction-related experience Preferred. Also willing to train a degreed individual with a desire to learn.
  • Effective communication skills, both orally and in writing
  • Computer and technical skills
  • Desire to learn the construction project management field and grow with a company
  • Professionally represent the company to the owners, architects, engineers, subcontractors, government officials, and inspectors
  • Detail-oriented and driven


Entry Level Graduates with bachelor's Degree Looking for Relocation to the Wilmington, NC area are encouraged to apply. 


Salary will be industry-competitive. Benefits include Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), Health, Dental, Vision, 401K, Vacation, Holidays

Type: Full-time

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State Utility Contractors, Inc.

State Utility Contractors, Inc. is committed to excellence and strives to be recognized as the premier builder of environmental service facilities in the Southeast. To earn this recognition by producing the highest quality facilities to meet our clients’ needs within their projects’ design, specification, and budgetary constraints. We enjoy the experience of the construction process and value its importance, realizing that it is the relationships we build during the process.

With our Corporate Office located in Monroe, North Carolina and regional office near Wilmington, North Carolina. State Utility Contractors, Inc. is one of the areas fastest growing employee owned contractors, specializing in heavy civil construction. Our areas of expertise are water and wastewater treatment plants, water and sewer lines, land/infrastructure, and general commercial construction.

State Utility Contractors, Inc. prides itself in being a forward thinking company, with expertise and performance that exceeds our competition. We provide services & solutions to the most complex projects, for without these services, growth could not occur.

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