Assistant Project Manager/Project Engineer in Charleston, SC at SJ Hamill Construction, LLC

Date Posted: 6/23/2024

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Job Description

Are you looking for an opportunity to move your career forward with a growing industry leader? Join our team! SJ Hamill Construction is a heavy civil and marine construction company located in Charleston, South Carolina. Our mission is to build an efficient, smart, and above all safe construction business. We focus on controlled, steady growth while building high quality, lasting structures for the communities and owners they serve.

SJ Hamill Construction has an immediate opening for an Assistant Project Manager/Project Engineer in Charleston, SC.  The position will manage construction operations, engineering, and business functions of a single project or multiple smaller projects.


  • Works with the Project Management Team to ensure the successful completion and profitability of projects.
  • Manage contract administration to ensure all contract and legal requirements are met including schedule, document control, change orders/claims management, daily reports/diaries, as‐built documents, submittals, and weekly owner meetings.
  • Manage project administration including cost management, quality control, recordkeeping, payroll, accounting and reporting functions, survey, job engineering, and purchasing.
  • Manage the financial aspects of the project including prompt, accurate and timely pay estimates, accounts receivable, positive cash flow, cost reporting, forecasting, and minimized retention.
  • Executes the project by ensuring all work meets quality standards and is performed in compliance with all contract and permit requirements.
  • Provide a safe working environment for all project personnel and ensure compliance with internal and external regulatory safety policies and plans.
  • Maximize company equipment and resources, and confirm all equipment and assets are properly maintained and safely operated.
  • Develop and maintain good business relations with the owner, customers, vendors, subcontractors, and other associates of the project.
  • Perform all other duties inherent to this position either assigned or required.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related degree.
  • 3 to 8 years of experience in Marine, Heavy Civil, and/or Industrial construction.  Advanced knowledge of various related construction disciplines.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, both orally and in writing, with senior management, owner representatives, project staff, vendors, subcontractors, and various associates.
  • Ability to organize, plan, and schedule complex construction operations.   Must be able to quickly recognize and resolve problems, and to make appropriate engineering and business decisions/recommendations.
  • Proficient computer skills including the ability to use Microsoft products such as Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint. Knowledge of computer-aided drafting (CAD) programs.
  • Proficiently navigate and operate computers and tablets.
  • Availability and willingness to work weekends and night shifts per business needs.
  • Availability and willingness to work out of town and travel to project location.


  • Inclusive Medical, Dental, Vision, Accident, Disability, and Illness insurance
  • Company paid Life insurance
  • Health Savings Account contribution of up to $1,000 per year
  • 401(k) retirement savings program with a company match
  • Employee Assistance Program including discounts with major vendors & products
  • Mental and physical wellness programs
  • Company paid holidays
  • Career advancement opportunities with a stable well-established organization

SJ Hamill Construction, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. 

 All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation,

gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.