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Assistant Project Manager I OSW Sparrows Pt, MD

Posted on March 2, 2023

Offshore Wind // Administration // Sparrows Point, MD


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 report to the Sr. Project Manager and manage daily activities with a focus on all aspects of project execution, in accordance with the project RFP’s & scope deliverables as outlined by each customer. This position will begin at our corporate headquarters in Cherry Hill, NJ, then move on-site to the port in Sparrow Point, MD sometime between November 1, 2022 and January 1, 2023.


  • 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


  • Coordinate Monthly Reporting per the contract documents
  • Coordinates project execution plans and resource-loaded scheduling to ensure each project remains within established specifications, timelines and budget
  • Performs site visits including audits, review of safety procedures, customer meetings and process updates to manage and meet customer and project budget expectations
  • Provides continual client updates and reporting to ensure all customer expectations and business goals are achieved
  • Coordinates with internal groups on organizational projects as needed for the betterment of the entire company
  • Administers high-quality, timely and excellent customer service to promote the organization as an industry leader
  • The APM will be involved in all aspects of the project from mobilization through completion. She/He will manage daily, weekly and monthly reporting internal and external
  • Help prepare schedules and cost reporting
  • Coordinate work tasks
  • Manage customer deliverable as per the contract; i.e. monthly invoice, monthly report, local content reporting
  • Collaborate with Sr. Project Manager, Contract Manager to coordinate supply chain and manage potential issues or concerns

Education, Skills, Experience Needed:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business or similar field; will consider equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • 5+ years of related project management experience in construction, electrical, or similar utility industries preferred; willing to train a strong recent college graduate
  • Solid ability in researching, analysis, project management, processes; strong organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task with strong attention to details and excellent follow through to ensure successful projects every time. Strong decision-making skills. Ability to read drawings and perform construction take-offs on electrical work, substation utility, and industrial electrical; proficiency in change order pricing preferred; basic knowledge of estimating, construction, design, finance and project management; ability to apply instruction and take initiative
  • Excellent MS Office, with construction management software skills preferred; Primavera experience preferred; training will be provided on the current processes and software used
  • CAD Experience Preferred but not required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present well and collaborate with clients in a professional way
  • Strong customer focus; flexible, able to handle multiple projects and work outside comfort zone to learn and grow; able to negotiate with suppliers; reliable; able to work through conflict. Willing to learn and grow in role; collaborative, flexible and adaptable to change; supportive of a team

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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