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Assistant Project Manager

Whittier, CA, USA

Job Type

Full Time


Fully Remote

About the Role

The LeFlore Group is seeking a full time assistant project manager. This position is fully remote and based in Whittier, CA. This position may require travel within the state of California. This position will report to the President/CEO.

• This opportunity involves assisting with the management of assigned projects from start to finish. This includes developing proposal and procurement documents, overseeing project delivery, and ensuring the completion of high-quality work within the given timeframe and budget while meeting the client's expectations.
• Monitor, track, and manage progress on a variety of construction, procurement, and transit projects
- Become familiar with project contracts, general conditions, and project regulations and guidance
- Review and give input on project submittals including:
- Project schedules
- Change order requests
o Prepare and distribute meeting agendas and minutes for all meetings
o Draft and manage all stakeholder communications
o Manage project budgets
o Facilitate meetings and work sessions with clients
• Weekly updates to TLG senior staff on the status of all projects
• Research and understand federal, state, and local regulatory requirements
• Performs other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications:
• A Bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university.
• 1-3 years of experience in project management or a similar role
• Proficiency with standard software programs (MS Office, Zoom, MS Teams, DropBox, etc.)

Preferred Qualifications:
• Experience and understanding of compliance in the public transit industry
• Project Management Professional Certification

Required Skills:
• Ability to effectively work independently (e.g. self-motivated, disciplined)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to meet deadlines and take responsibility for projects.
• Excellent time management skills
• Ability to comprehend contractual provisions and ensure compliance by reviewing submitted materials.
• Excellent attention to detail
• Ability to organize digital files and documents
• Willingness to be adaptable and flexible to changing circumstances
• Problem-solver
• Excellent collaboration skills
• Positive Attitude

Access, place of work, and working hours:
This is primarily a remote-working role, with irregular in-person meetings. TLG doesn’t have an office. This is a full-time role with standard working hours, 8 AM – 5 PM PST. The applicant will need access to a reliable PC laptop, strong internet connection, and the ability to join video conferences from a quiet, private work environment during standard working hours.

Salary and Contract:
The annual salary for this position is $50,000 - $60,000 per year, depending on experience.


  • A Bachelor’s degree is required from an accredited college or university.

  • 1-3 years of experience in project management or a similar role

  • Proficiency with standard software programs (MS Office, Zoom, MS Teams, DropBox, etc.)

About the Company

The LeFlore Group was established in 2002 as a full-service support group with the purpose of helping the transit industry navigate government compliance, project and program management, and organizational improvement. Through over 20 years of experience and its status as a certified DBE, TLG has helped numerous agencies solve complex business problems and remain incompliance.

The company focuses on solving complex business problems for transit and government agencies. As requested by clients, The LeFlore Group has managed complex acquisitions, construction, and advanced technology projects, assisted in compliance with federal rules, developed agency budgets, developed FTA compliant policies and procedures for transit agencies, conducted procurement training, conducted FTA triennial review preparation, developed grants, established organizational performance goals, conducted executive coaching, and assisted in FTA grant administration. In addition, through its experience in providing Federal Triennial Review support to clients as well as teaching a course on FTA procurement through the University of the Pacific, TLG has developed a unique cache of experience that comes from working with both agencies and enforcement bodies.

The LeFlore Group is an equal employment opportunity employer that recruits, hires, and promotes qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, creed, ancestry, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, gender, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, medical condition, disability, genetic information, military and veteran status, or other legally protected status.

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