Resident Project Assistant
Grand Rapids, MI 
Posted 2 days ago
Job Description
Simply Put, A Great Place to Work

Benesch is a growing, multi-disciplined planning, engineering, and professional services firm. We enhance infrastructure and communities across the country - creating spaces and providing connections in ways that make a difference.

We pride ourselves on being nimble enough to remain responsive to client needs, yet large enough to offer exceptional bench strength. As a member of our team, you'll have an opportunity to draw from those resources when you need them, and likewise, contribute your expertise when you have something to share.

At Benesch, we are looking for candidates with varied backgrounds and worldviews. Diverse ideas come from diverse people, and we are committed to offering an inclusive work environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

Benesch is a great company to work for! Our comprehensive benefits package includes paid over-time, exceptional retirement fund contributions, flexible schedules, wellness incentives, and all-around great people to work with. Take your career to the next level by applying today.

Statistics show that women and underrepresented groups are less likely to apply for a position if they don't meet 100% of the qualifications. If this statement resonates with you - don't be so hard on yourself. Apply for the job!

Resident Project Assistant - Grand Rapids, Brighton or Marquette, Michigan

We have a career opportunity for a Resident Project Assistant. In this position, you will provide office technical support, manage contract administration, and document control for the Construction Services Group and its field personnel.

This position offers the availability to work in our Grand Rapids, Brighton and Marquette, Michigan offices.

The Impact You Will Have:
  • You will be the field and office personnel's central point of contact.
  • You will maintain all aspects of project documentation
  • You will support the Construction team by coordinating meetings, special functions, training
  • You will build and maintain relationships with clients, government agencies, and professional societies
  • You will represent Benesch at various industry events as needed
What We Are Looking For:
  • You are a certified MDOT office technician and MDOT Field Manager (required)
  • You have the desire to obtain PWISE, LCP Tracker, and MDOT Prevailing wage training (within 3 months).
  • You have an AAS in Technology or B.S. in Construction Management or related degree curriculum in technical and/or business finance/accounting area of concentration
  • You have experience with MDOT manuals, procedures, forms, wage compliance, PWISE, and specifications
  • You like using computers and know how to use Microsoft products, including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • You are organized, like helping and talking to different teams

Alfred Benesch & Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action/ Disability/ Protected Veteran Employer. Qualified applicants are evaluated without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected characteristic.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
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