Assistant Project Manager

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CA - San Diego
6815 Flanders Dr
San Diego
United States of America
Operational Services



Are you highly motivated, hard-working, and seeking to join a growth-focused environmental consulting & engineering firm? Are you looking for a company that will invest in your development and grow your professional skills? If so, consider a career with Apex.

Powered by record sales, extraordinary client retention, strategic acquisitions, and an entrepreneurial spirit, Apex Companies is one of the fastest growing environmental consulting and engineering firms in the US. We take pride in keeping our clients happy and have earned numerous awards for project excellence. We continue to grow, and we want you to grow with us.

Your responsibilities as the Assistant Project Manager:

  • Set up and maintain inspection and maintenance schedules designed to proactively meet all contracted schedules;
  • Daily communication with field staff to ensure candid communication; adherence to safe work practices; and to facilitate rapidly addressing questions or concerns as part of the daily operation;
  • Screen, hire, and manage specialty subcontractors;
  • Train and mentor field staff on safe work practices as well as technical compliance subjects;
  • Use and supplement existing software tools (GIS, Deltek, Microsoft Office, and proprietary mobile and web-based applications) to manage project scopes, schedules, and budgets;
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual work-performed reports; proposals and correspondence; and,
  • Meet with clients; perform site reconnaissance to support proposals; inspect staff work.

Why you'll love working for us:

  • Company-subsidized medical and dental.
  • Company-paid life, short- and long-term disability.
  • 401k match, tuition assistance, and more.
  • Cross-training and the ability to work on a variety of projects.
  • Performance-based bonuses or other incentives.
  • Working with the best and brightest in the industry.
  • 750+ employee national firm with 50+ locations across the US.

Minimum Requirements


What we're looking for:

  • Exceptional communication and organization skills;
  • Strong attention to detail;
  • Effective multi-tasker, able to manage and meet conflicting priorities;
  • Strong “people-person” to lead and foster team environment;
  • Working knowledge of California and Federal stormwater, wastewater, and drinking water system regulations;
  • Knowledge of general construction practices, including excavation, concrete, and commercial plumbing;
  • Relevant OSHA/Safety training and experience related to various disciplines, including confined-space, fall protection, commercial vehicles, traffic controls.  OSHA 40-Hour HazWoper and/or OSHA 30-Hour Construction a plus;
  • California Stormwater Accreditation (QSD/QSP/QISP/CalTrans) a plus;
  • BA/BS degree preferred, but not required.
  • 10-20% Travel, mostly in San Diego and adjoining counties;
  • Full Benefits package including 401(K), PTO, Holidays; and,
  • Company-sponsored continuing education and career development opportunities.

Interested? Apply today.

Apex Companies, LLC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

TO ALL RECRUITMENT AGENCIES:  Apex Companies does not accept unsolicited agency resumes.  Please do not forward resumes for any of our job postings, to our careers sites, or to any employees of Apex Companies or affiliates.  Apex Companies is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.