Project Assistant

JHC Companies has an immediate opening for Project Assistant in our Portland office. JHC Companies offers a supportive work environment with a competitive wage and benefits package and an outstanding opportunity for personal and professional growth. If you are looking to join a well-respected and talented team of professionals in a dynamic organization, then you’ll want to consider JHC Companies.

Project Assistant Position:

JHC Companies is seeking a Mid-Level Project Assistant position that entails supporting and monitoring internal operations of construction projects. This position will be the go-to person for vendors, operations, and project teams.  The Project Assistant position will fulfill all aspects of project involvement from integrated levels of support, facilitating and accommodating the project management team, and ensuring field coordination.

Essential Functions:

  • Creation and set up of projects and project estimates

  • Coordinating and tracking vendor compliance including MSA, insurance, W-9, and CCB

  • Involvement in the collection of all close-out documentation post-project completion including O&Ms, As-Builts, and Subcontractor Warranties.

  • Facilitating the procurement of permit documents through various jurisdictional departments.

  • Field coordination and support by providing means and methods of project criteria.

  • Tracking and monitoring projects through various software applications including Sage 300, Procore, and in-house operational system.

  • Point person for archiving all-new project documentation submitted by AOR, EOR, Owners, and project management team.

  • Assist Sr Project Engineer with project tasks as needed

  • Project Management administrative duties such as scanning, filing, answering phones, printing, and other various operational tasks.

  • Support the Accounting team with various tasks as needed


Ideal Candidate:

We are looking for an individual who stays focused in a fast-paced environment. Balancing multiple projects at one time, detail-oriented is a must, organizational skills, and the ability to work with many different personalities and help ensure cohesion among all participating departments.

Ideal Candidate Skills:


  • Prior Construction project assistance experience required

  • Commercial Insurance experience a plus

  • Self-motivated, proactive, and detail-oriented

  • Effective written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work quickly, manage multiple and conflicting deadlines, and establish priorities.

  • Basic understanding of project life cycle from initiation phase to close out of projects.

  • Possess solid time management and follow-through skills.

  • Proven ability to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team.


Software / Computer


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Experience with Sage 300 and Procore Construction Management Software a plus.

  • Ability to utilize computer systems for extended periods of time.


About JHC Companies:

JHC Companies has been providing our clients with professional and profitable construction services throughout the greater Northwest since 1981. Our extensive experience in both new construction and tenant improvements/remodels fortifies a proven record of consistent, long-term, high-quality performance. At JHC Companies we understand that every project is unique. Our focus is to assure that your vision and expectations are integrated into our team. Through respect, understanding, and a commitment to service, we collaborate to make your project, your dream, a reality. That is our promise!


JHC Companies values our employees and proudly provides competitive compensation for the above-noted position based on the applicant’s experience.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $20.00 to $30.00 per hour DOE, plus benefits

To apply please send your resume and other related documents to

JHC Commercial, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace


JHC believes in building strong relationships through respect and understanding to make our customer's vision a reality.  We make the construction process a pleasurable and profitable experience for the entire team!


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