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Assistant Project Manager I Electrical Overhead Transmission

Posted on May 3, 2024



Join Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. a leader in the construction industry with over a century of service supporting America’s most important infrastructure projects in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States. Riggs Distler has a reputation as an employer of choice in the industry and promotes a safe, exciting, and team-oriented work environment, empowering people to grow and evolve with our business.

As an Assistant Project Manager, you will work closely with the project manager to ensure overall accountability for safety, schedule, cost, quality, and project performance. The goal of this position is to develop the skills and experience necessary on your career path to becoming a project manager.


  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • Paid Time Off
  • Company sponsored Healthcare Plan including Medical, Dental & Vision Coverage
  • HSA Account with Company Contribution
  • 401k Retirement Plan with Company Match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Accident & Critical Illness Insurance
  • Student Loan Payment & 529 College Saving Program
  • Company Paid:
    • Life & AD&D Insurance
    • Short-Term & Long-Term Disability Insurance
    • Identity Theft Protection
    • Employee Assistance Program


  • Assists the project manager in establishing project-specific safety plans
  • Develop and implement the project execution plans (PEP), ensuring it is communicated and understood internally and externally
  • Works with project manager in establishing major construction work plans
  • Preparation of budget/cost control tracking system with all associated maintenance and forecasting
  • Develops cost control estimate (CCE) and contingency/risk report for internal review
  • Maintains regular schedule progress reporting and updates
  • Process and assess cost and schedule impact(s)
  • Labor and equipment production analysis and ongoing performance optimization
  • Ensures that project correspondence and records (paper & electronic) are properly managed and maintain
  • Day travel using company provided vehicle to job sites

Education, Skills, Experience Needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • Entry Level Position
  • Proficient computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate information in a clear, concise, and professional manner
  • Team player who displays leadership and diplomacy
  • The ability to adapt to changing business requirement with minimal advanced notice
  • Self-directed, organized and motivated to accomplish goals

This job description is subject to change at any time. It reflects management’s assignment of essential functions and does not exclude or restrict the tasks that may be assigned. Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants without regard to an applicant’s race, color, religion, sex, gender, genetic information, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other status protected by federal, state or local law. Riggs Distler & Company, Inc. will provide reasonable accommodations to allow an applicant to participate in the hiring process (e.g., accommodations for a test or job interview) if so requested.

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