Project Assistant Manager



Project Assistant works collaboratively with our team on specific short and long-term projects. In this role, you will oversee tasks delegated to you by the project manager, coordinate with all necessary vendors and service providers, and generally ensure that the project is moving forward on time and on budget. You will need to be highly organized, adaptable, and able to prioritize tasks while working independently. The ability to motivate others and keep them on task in a positive and encouraging manner.


The following duties are typical for this classification. Incumbents may not perform all listed duties and/or may be required to perform additional or different duties from those set forth below to address business needs and changing business practices. 

  • Work collaboratively with the project manager and team to maximize productivity
  • Collaborate with the whole project team, contributing to the entire project lifecycle
  • Organize and monitor schedules and see that deadlines are met
  • Coordinate efforts within the team and with outside consultants efficiently
  • Report updates verbally and in written form to management
  • Monitor budget and help ensure resources are used efficiently
  • Help discern requirements and assign tasks to team members
  • Complete any necessary administrative tasks, such as research and email
  • Maintain automated data bases to report and comply
  • Demonstrate commitment to clients’ needs and confidentiality continuously
  • Other duties as assigned



  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree in a relevant field is a plus
  • Additional certifications that exemplify a desire for continued education preferred
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for problem solving
  • Able to proactively address potential issues
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Significant hands-on experience with industry-specific software
  • Collaborative working style and team-player attitude
  • Able to work independently with little supervision
  • Reliable, trustworthy, and committed to team’s success
  • Outstanding organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks


      This job description reflects the current assignment of essential functions and is not meant to be all-inclusive.

      Duties and responsibilities may be assigned or reassigned to this job at any time and may be modified to reasonably accommodate an individual with a disability or for other reasons.



      • Premium Medical
      • Dental 
      • Vision
      • Life
      • Short-Term Disability
      • HSA
      • PTO
      • Paid Holidays


        About SME Industries

        SME Industries is a leading conglomerate of key, well-established companies offering full CSI Division 5 products and services including specialized steel members, components, seismic force resisting systems, and heavy haul transportation. SME is one of the largest, AISC Certified steel fabricators/erectors in the U.S. with multiple facilities across the Western U.S. Driven to be different from all others, we demand of ourselves a single-minded focus to deliver exceptional performance that spans from inception to completion. This unique combination allows us the ability to work on some of the largest, innovative, and most exciting projects of our time.


        Working at SME means associating yourself with a top team of steel fabricators, erectors, project managers, engineers, executives, and support service personnel. We work with the best and therefore require the best to join us for the challenging designs we deliver in structural form. If you are driven to work in a fast-paced environment (requiring superior organizational skills to manage the process of multifaceted project execution; many of which are through advanced delivery methods), then we are definitely interested in speaking with you.


        Contact us today to see how you can join us as we help build some of the most exciting projects that create the skylines where the world comes to work, live, and play.

        Leslie Huynh | 801.878.8901 |


        SME Industries, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job-related characteristic as directed by law. 

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