Careers at Virginia Tech

Assistant Capital Project Manager

Apply now Job no: 518430
Work type: Administrative & Professional
Senior management: VP Campus Planning and Facilities
Department: Capital Construction
Location: Blacksburg Area
Categories: Architecture / Construction / Planning, Other, Program/Project Management

Job Description

Reporting to the Supervisor, Capital Project Manager (SPM), the Assistant Capital
Project Manager (APM) will assist the SPM and Capital Project Managers (PM) with leading the execution of multiple assigned capital outlay projects from conception through completion using a variety of contracting methods. Projects range from moderate to advanced difficulty and complexity. The APM will assist the SPM and PMs with the management and coordination of the project team (Architects/Engineers, consultants, contractors, stakeholders, etc.) to ensure design and construction optimizes university program goals, while conforming to the project’s established criteria for scope, cost, schedule and quality. Assist the SPM and PMs with managing assigned projects and coordinating the involvement of all participants in the design, value engineering, document review, construction, occupancy, close out, warranty, and financial management processes.

Required Qualifications

- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Architecture, Engineering, or Building Construction; OR training and work experience that demonstrates knowledge of the industry OR that equates to a Bachelor’s degree.
- Working knowledge of site/building design and construction processes.
- Must have proficiency with current computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook;
- Must have a valid driver’s license.
- Demonstrated ability to prioritize multiple tasks, pay attention to detail, and meet critical deadlines;
- Ability to interact and communicate effectively, with a wide range of individuals in a diverse environment;
- Ability to interpret design/construction documents.

Preferred Qualifications

- Understanding of construction project delivery methods.
- Knowledge of construction management software (MS Project, Bluebeam, Primavera, BIM/Revit, LaserFiche, etc.)
- Previous construction experience in a higher education setting.
- Knowledge of the Commonwealth of Virginia Construction and Professional Services Manual (CPSM).

Appointment Type


Salary Information

$60,000 - $70,000

Review Date


(Posting will remain active until the position is filled; preference will be given to submissions received prior to review date.)

Additional Information

- Work is performed both in office setting and also at construction sites which may
include inclement weather.
- Must be able to travel to construction sites and traverse uneven terrain.
- Must be able to safely move and handle up to 50 pounds.
- Must be able to sit, stand, walk, lift, reach, bend, climb, push/pull and perform repetitive motion primarily through use of keyboarding.
- Must have an acceptable and safe driving record.
- Must have a driver's license check.
- May be required to travel to non-Blacksburg work sites with overnight stay required.
- As needed, may be required to be on construction site during off hours.
- May be required to work additional hours or modified work schedule to meet the needs of the department.

The successful candidate will be required to have a criminal conviction check as well as documentation of COVID-19 vaccination or receive approval from the university for a vaccination exemption due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

About Virginia Tech

Dedicated to its motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing scholars to be leaders and problem-solvers. A comprehensive land-grant institution that enhances the quality of life in Virginia and throughout the world, Virginia Tech is an inclusive community dedicated to knowledge, discovery, and creativity. The university offers more than 280 majors to a diverse enrollment of more than 36,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students in eight undergraduate colleges, a school of medicine, a veterinary medicine college, Graduate School, and Honors College. The university has a significant presence across Virginia, including the Innovation Campus in Northern Virginia; the Health Sciences and Technology Campus in Roanoke; sites in Newport News and Richmond; and numerous Extension offices and research centers. A leading global research institution, Virginia Tech conducts more than $500 million in research annually.

Virginia Tech does not discriminate against employees, students, or applicants on the basis of age, color, disability, sex (including pregnancy), gender, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, or military status, or otherwise discriminate against employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants, or on any other basis protected by law.

If you are an individual with a disability and desire an accommodation, please contact Operations HR at during regular business hours at least 10 business days prior to the event.

Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Share this:

| More