Preston Refrigeration is seeking an Assistant Project Manager to join our team. Fast-track your construction project management career and gain valuable industry experience!


The Assistant Project Manager position handles Preston Refrigeration’s ongoing projects to ensure that all project requirements, deadlines and schedules are meeting timelines.

Location: Kansas City, MO

Travel Required: Yes


  • Coordinate with Project Manager for responsibilities on project level oversight.

  • Confer with clients and other members of the engineering team and conduct research to determine project requirement.

  • Develop construction specifications and procedures.

  • Builds customer relations in a positive manner, handles any discrepancies.

  • Track and analyze project performance.

  • Monitor budget requirements and adjust accordingly.

  • Track and communicate any project change orders and issues.

  • Order all necessary materials and drawings.

  • Communicate objectives and schedule directly with the project superintendent.

  • Conduct post project evaluation and identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.

  • Assists PSM Assistant during Quality Assurance Program Audits when on site. 

  • Willingness to travel as needed throughout the continental US.

  • Ensures that proper safety and incident reporting procedures are followed, brings problems to the attention of the Safety Director.

  • Adheres to Preston Refrigeration guidelines for expense reports and submits to Payroll Specialist in a timely manner.

  • Maintain a neat and clean appearance and motivated, positive attitude.

  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Bachelor's degree; or related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Preferred experience with ammonia refrigeration systems.

  • Proficient in Word, Outlook and Excel.

  • Experience of leading a team of individuals through projects to completion.

  • Ability to travel 75% of the time with overnight stays when required.

  • Effective communication skills.

  • Capable of handling a dynamic, fast paced workload of multiple assignments at the same time with minimum supervision.

  • Client management skills; ability to manage customer relationships, perceptions and expectations


How to Apply:

Interested candidates should email their resume to

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