Cumby Group
  • Austin, TX, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

POSITION: Assistant Project Manager

LOCATION: Austin, TX


Who we are: Cumby Group, LLC is an Austin-based real estate development firm. Cumby Group, LLC is seen as an innovative, leading-edge company and a trusted partner of numerous private investors and capital sources. The company is active throughout the greater Austin metro, specializing in residential development and creative projects that embody Central Texas's spirit. The company takes great pride in developing housing for a wide range of price points, lifestyles, and locations that reflect Central Texas's diversity. At Cumby Group, LLC, we are passionate about building a world-class team to support a world-class product.

Position Summary: The Assistant Project Manager supports construction operations for all the company's projects. The Assistant Project Manager will support the Project Manager in taking ownership of the Project Profit and Loss and ensuring projects are well planned and successfully executed on time and under budget.

The Assistant Project Manager will uphold all project schedules' integrity, oversee the coordination of trades, oversee the maintenance of a safe working environment, and ensure construction is done with superior quality from the ground up. Will work with Superintendents, Subcontractors, Suppliers, Engineers, Architects, and Clients to ensure all project requirements are carried out successfully.

Reporting Relationship: Project Manager

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage the following:
    • Submittals and RFI processes.
    • Meeting minutes for OAC, Subcontractors, Preconstruction, and MEP coordination meetings.
    • Project punch-out, project closeout, and owner-training.
    • Project coordination meetings with owner, owner's representative, and subcontractors.
    • Drawing logs electronically and at the trailer.
    • Change order logs and updates.
    • Project budget.
    • Subcontractor buyout and contract negotiations.
    • Prime contract notices are enforced by project team.
    • Update schedules every week.
    • Vendor's insurance, bond, and other project requirements for compliance.
    • Assist in bidding and provide constructability input on future projects.
    • Mentor and train other construction members as necessary.
    • Enforce safety procedures, attend, and participate in Safety meetings as a positive example to your overall team.
    • Set standards for quality control.
    • Uphold the requirements of our subcontract agreements and scope.
  • Adhere to company policies and Team Member Handbook.

The Assistant Project Manager should demonstrate competence in some or all of the following:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (e.g., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and Microsoft Project.
  • Ability to learn other functional software.
  • ProCore Project Management Software
  • ERP software platforms
  • Construction
  • Logical decision-making abilities.
  • Unbridled Support and Teamwork
  • Contract Negotiation
  • Demand Planning
  • Commodities Forecasting
  • Demonstrated ability to initiate, expedite, follow through to project completion.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Cooperative and willing to take the initiative to help others when possible.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Flexible in an ongoing changing environment.
  • Proactive Problem Solving.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • You value Execution, Unleashing Talent, Collaboration, Flexibility, Good Judgement, and Reliability.
  • 4+ years' experience in project scheduling and using scheduling software.
  • BS degree in construction management, architecture, engineering or related field preferred.
  • Knowledge of OSHA and EPA standards.
  • Strong knowledge of construction for proper sequence development and logic changes.
  • Strong leadership skills with even temperament & ability to solve problems.
  • Experience with scheduling and organizing multiple projects.

Work Environment:

  • This job operates in a professional office environment.
  • This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and photocopiers.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms and requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies up to 20 pounds.

Other Duties:

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


Cumby Group is an EEO employer as defined by the EEOC.

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