Assistant Project Manager

Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. (NYSE: REXR) is a leading, publicly traded industrial real estate investment and management company operating a $13 Billion industrial real estate portfolio.

Assistant Project Manager

We are looking for an Assistant Project Manager who will be an integral member of the construction team responsible for handling multiple industrial building projects of varying size and complexity. The position is responsible for the administrative organization of construction projects and oversight of project schedules, budgets, and tasks. You will be integrated with the Project / Construction Managers (CM’s) assigned to each project and is collaborative and educational. You will also create procedures and utilize software to make the project set-up, tracking, execution, and reporting processes more efficient and accurate. You will report directly to the Senior Project Manager.

If the thrills of a growing position in the field excite you and you’re up for the challenge, you would be hard-pressed to come by a better opportunity! The mission of Rexford Industrial has never been more exciting for us and for the people who help make it happen. This is a unique opportunity to perform an integral role within a well-established and innovative business.

Location: #LI-Hybrid / Los Angeles, CA 
Work Arrangement: You will follow a hybrid work model, offering a balanced blend of remote and in-office work.

About The Role

  • Manage electronic file database for each project.
  • Assist Project / Construction Managers (CM) in preparing and updating comprehensive budgets and schedules throughout the duration of each project.
  • Assist the CM’s in the review of Contractor quotations to ensure that only fair and reasonable pricing is recommended for approval.
  • Assist CM’s in the preparation and issuance of contracts and Work Orders for consultants, contractors, and vendors.
  • Ensure new contracts are completed, entered into the project database, and coordinated with the accounting team.
  • Manage contemplated budget variances, Change Orders, and reallocations for each project.
  • Attend weekly and monthly project update meetings and take the lead in the preparation of standard tracking documents for review.
  • Ensure CO’s are performed, the project database is updated, and all updates are coordinated with the accounting team.
  • Manage and review contractor and consultant Pay Applications regarding the accuracy of work reported as complete.
  • Ensure Contractors are complying with their contractual insurance requirements and maintain the files.
  • Review substantial completion certificates and ensure all required project close-out documents are obtained.
  • Communicate relevant project information to the CM, Property Manager (PM), and Accounting Dept.
  • Review invoices with CM’s and monitor compliance with contract requirements ensuring all conditions are satisfied before invoices are approved for payment.
  • Ensure all project-related invoices including requests for payments, purchase orders, invoices from vendors and similar documents are being processed by the accounting team.
  • Collect lien releases from Contractors and suppliers; track preliminary notices and conditional/unconditional lien release waivers.
  • Communicate ideas for improving company processes and for developing this attitude in others.

About You

  • Experience with Industrial, Warehouse building, and Office interior construction.
  • 3+ years of experience in construction administration
  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel (can maintain complex spreadsheets), Project, and Outlook, and proficient in learning and mastering new software applications (i.e. Smartsheet)
  • Construction accounting experience in Yardi accounting software.
  • Utilize email, voice, and project management software; provide clear direction and respond to inquiries.
  • Learn new technologies and work processes.
  • Working knowledge of construction contract terms to negotiate favorable deal terms.
  • Experience working under time and other constraints.


Rexford Industrial’s total reward plan includes a premier benefits package, bonus eligibility and long-term stock incentives. The expected hourly rate range for this role is $32.67 to $40.86 (annualized equivalent of $68,000 to $85,000), with a 15% discretionary annual bonus target and stock grant eligibility. *The actual base salary and total compensation offered depend on a variety of factors, which include, without limitation, the qualifications of the individual applicant for the position, years of relevant experience, specific and unique skills, level of education attained, certifications or other professional licenses held, and the location where the job will be performed. The final base salary and total compensation will be described in any offer letter.

What We Offer

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package Including Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance.
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Bonus Eligibility & Long-Term Incentives
  • 401(k) Employer Match Program
  • Professional Development Resources
  • Robust Health & Wellness Program
  • Volunteer and Community Engagement Opportunities
  • Employee Resource Groups committed to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

We are committed to equity in all steps of the recruitment and employment experience. We celebrate diversity and are committed to promoting an inclusive environment for all employees. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability. We strive to be a safe place to ask questions, build professional relationships, and develop careers.

In accordance with the California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”), Rexford Industrial Realty, Inc. (“Rexford”) makes the following disclosure: in connection with an application for employment at Rexford, Rexford is collecting the categories of personal information requested in the application for the purpose of evaluating a potential employment relationship with the applicant. Rexford does not sell personal information. To learn more about Rexford’s privacy policy, please visit

*These stock grants are subject to approval by the Compensation Committee of the Board of Directors, are currently subject to vesting over a four-year period, with 25% of the grant vesting per year, and require continued employment on the grant date and each applicable vesting date. Actual bonus and stock grants are discretionary based on company and/or individual performance determined by Rexford Industrial in its sole discretion, and the amount of any such bonus and/or stock grant may be less or more than the targets (and may be zero). You must remain employed through the payment date of any such bonus and/or vesting to be eligible for payment/vesting.

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