Assistant Construction Project Manager

Environmental Remediation Contractor  

(Construction and Skilled Trades)

 • Columbus, OH USA

Job Details



About ERC:

We are an environmental contractor serving the

environmental and civil contracting industry centered

around soil and water quality. We have a stellar team with

decades of experience offering the very best in project

estimating, field execution, and project management to

allow for on time, and on budget, safe results.


  • Standard work hours: Approximately 8 to 10 hours per day, Monday to Friday, with shifts ranging from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
  • Remote working available when appropriate.

Job Summary:

 The ideal Assistant Project Manager is an individual with 3 - 5 years of directing civil or environmental construction projects. You will work directly with our clients to make sure their projects are a success. This position oversees all aspects of projects, including the management and development of project supervisors, field crews, and field activities. The Assistant Project Manager reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer and is eligible for full benefits and a company vehicle. Responsibilities include implementing quality control programs, creating S.O.P.s, managing schedules, work orders, and ensuring safety protocols are followed. This role is crucial to ERC's goals related to site safety, quality control, and staff training and development.

 Typical Projects Managed Include:

  • Soil Remediation: Managing both hazardous and non-hazardous soil remediation efforts.
  • Fuel Storage Tank Removal: Overseeing the removal of underground and aboveground fuel storage tanks.
  • Stream and Wetland Restoration: Planning and executing projects for stream and wetland restoration and construction.
  • Landfill Capping: Implementing landfill capping projects to enhance environmental safety.
  • Lowhead Dam Removal: Undertaking removal projects in streams and rivers to improve aquatic ecosystems.
  • Small Building Demolition: Coordinating the demolition of small structures.
  • Brownfield Restoration: Leading initiatives to restore and revitalize brownfield sites.

Essential Functions:

  • Drive cost reduction initiatives and prioritize safety, quality, and staff development.
  • Develop and implement quality control programs and standard operating procedures.
  • Oversee scheduling, work orders, and timesheet management.
  • Promote accurate cost tracking and prompt invoicing to maximize profitability and cash flow.
  • Engage in some Business Development activities to contribute to ERC's growth.
  • Ensure comprehensive training and preparedness of field employees for their respective roles.

General Financial Administration:

  • Review contract scope and provide feedback as needed.
  • Recommend and adhere to the operating budget for the fiscal year.

Field Operations:

  • Serve as operations manager for construction crews, establish project objectives, policies, procedures, and performance standards.
  • Dispatch projects and services with appropriate staff.
  • Ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and of high quality.

Materials & Supplies

  • Responsible for inventory controls and reporting.
  • Propose solutions for enhanced methods and staffing if needed.

Employee Development & Recruitment:

  • Create a professional and supportive work environment.
  • Supervise construction teams and develop personnel.
  • Assist in recruitment, hiring, training, and discipline of employees.

Safety & Environmental Compliance:

  • Drive safety initiatives, conduct safety meetings, and ensure compliance with safety regulations.
  • Promote a safe working culture and investigate incidents.

About Us

Environmental Remediation Contractor is a force for nature. We are an environmental contractor created to serve the environmental and civil contracting industry centered around soil and water quality. We have a stellar team with decades of experience offering the very best in project estimating, field execution, and project management to allow for on time, and on budget, safe results.

Why Us

Our core values lead the way;

Evolve – Willing to evolve, committed to continuous improvement, life-long learning, and a growth mindset.

Respond – We are positive, energetic, proactive, solution-oriented problem solvers. We figure it out.

Collaborate – Open-minded team players who work together to be innovative and productive.

SAFE – A fun, caring, team committed to the environment and the well-being of all whom we encounter.

ERC Safe

Education Level:

Some College or equivalent experience.

Must Haves

  • Requires good oral communication skills to communicate effectively with employees and management.
  • Requires concentration, attention to detail, and the ability to work both independently and in teams.
  • Must be able to comprehend and follow oral and written instructions, as well as safety procedures.
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and maintain a cooperative attitude under stressful situations.
  • Must exhibit spatial awareness.
  • Previous experience in civil or environmental construction work or an equivalent is preferred.
  • 5 – 10 years of recent computer experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Products
  • Completion of High School and/or vocational training.
  • Must have sufficient oral skills to communicate effectively.
  • A valid driver’s license to operate vehicles/machinery is required.
  • Understanding of signals used to communicate with construction machinery operators.
  • Company Policy: You and your crews are expected to have and wear the following safety equipment while on-site: hard hat, safety eyeglasses or full shield glasses (if needed), reflective vest, steel-toed work boots, and hearing protection (if needed).
  • Environmental Exposure: Work is performed primarily outdoors with exposure to all types of weather and temperatures. Contact with chemicals, dust, particles, high noise levels, vibrations, elevated work, and confined spaces may occur. Wet conditions may also be encountered.
  • Vision and Hearing: Must have clear vision and hearing within a normal range, with or without correction.


Columbus, OH
• Offers Remote •

Compensation Range

¤75,000.00 - ¤110,000.00  Yearly


  • Healthcare
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Sick Days
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSAs)
  • Life Insurance
  • Long-term Disability
  • Short-term Disability