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Assistant Project Manager (HGA-BR)
Company:Hunt, Guillot & Associates, LLC
City:Baton Rouge
State:Louisiana
  
Position Summary & Duties:

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER

The Assistant Project Manager position is a direct-hire position working for HGA’s Program Management Business Unit supporting Disaster Recovery programs from our office in Baton Rouge, LA.

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER POSITION SUMMARY:

The Assistant Project Manager (APM) supports a Project Manager and performs standardized or prescribed assignments involving a sequence of related operations.  The APM may assist in budgeting, manpowering, scheduling, and forecasting projects as directed by Project Manager. It is preferred that the APM has prior disaster recovery experience, particularly CDBG-DR housing program experience. Additional experience with FEMA or other CDBG-DR will be viewed favorably.

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in the planning and implementation of projects.
  • Assist in defining project tasks, workflows and resource requirements.
  • Assist in the development of full scale project plans.
  • Assist in planning and scheduling project timelines.
  • Assemble and coordinate project staff for specific tasks.
  • Manage project resource allocation for assigned tasks.
  • Monitor and report on progress of assigned projects and tasks.
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools and report to Project Manager.
  • Ensure project is operating within quality assurance guidelines.
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems, and solutions.
  • Provide limited direction and support to project team.
  • Oversee project set-ups.
  • Occasionally fill-in for Project Manager in internal and external meetings and record all appropriate meeting notes and action items.
  • Manage Project Change and develop Project Change Notice estimates for client’s approval.
  • Coordinate with the internal team on current and upcoming tasks to ensure schedule and budget are maintained.
  • Work with a project scheduler to ensure schedules are maintained on a regular basis and provided to all project stake holders.



Qualifications:

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business from an accredited college or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum of two plus years of CDBG-DR funded housing program experience.
  • Preferred past experience in budgeting, scheduling, tracking, monitoring, and reporting within projects or programs.
  • Experience working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.
  • Familiarity with project management practices, methods, and techniques.
  • Proficient in use of MS Windows, MS Outlook, MS Excel and MS Word.
  • Financial Management - Understands revenue models, P/L, and cost-to-completion projections.
  • PMP or CAPM certification preferred.

ASSISTANT PROJECT MANAGER SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Ability to react promptly and efficiently to shifting priorities, demands, and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to elicit cooperation from a variety of sources including team members, subcontractors, and other departments.
  • Ability to bring projects and tasks to successful completion through political sensitivity.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, interpersonal skills, leadership skills, and presentation skills.
  • Customer service skills an asset.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to delegate and manage time and resources efficiently.
  • Capability to conduct research into project-related issues and products.
  • Capability and willingness to learn, understand, and apply new technologies.