The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC
  • 19-Jan-2018 to 20-Mar-2018 (EST)
  • Specialized AP, Tampa, FL
  • Tampa, FL, USA
  • Non-Exempt Full Time

We are currently recruiting for a Project Assistant to work in our Specialized AP branch in Tampa, FL.

Established in 1955, The Cook & Boardman Group, LLC ("C&B") is a privately-owned technical services business and specialty distributor. C&B is the nation's leading distributor of architectural hardware, doors, door frames and related building products for non-residential building applications throughout the United States. C&B's operating units include Cook & Boardman, LLC; Precision Doors & Hardware, LLC; Architectural Building Supply, LLC; Martin Architectural Products; Hollow Metal Specialists; Hardware Consultants; Precision Millwork; Delta Door and Hardware; Pinnacle Door & Hardware; Specialized AP and RDL Supply. Today, C&B operates from 31 locations across the United States.


The Project Assistant works closely with Project Managers to comply with project schedules and provides essential information to customers while protecting our internal financial requirements.

Essential Functions

  • Assist the project team in ordering materials in a timely manner in order to meet the construction schedule
  • Communicate effectively with customers verbally and in writing
  • Follow-up correspondence in writing (email primarily)
  • Responsive to returning phone calls in a timely manner
  • Communicate with factories and suppliers
  • Communicate with installation subcontractors
  • Create and track outstanding submittal packages
  • Prepare direct entry sales orders
  • Coordinate project submittal process-product data sheets, samples, schedules, etc.
  • Provide close-out documents as required
  • Occasional local travel. A valid driver's license and appropriate transportation required
  • All other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • Construction Engineering, Construction Management, Construction Technology, or equivalent experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Products, including but not limited to Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Functional and working knowledge of computers
  • Must pass pre-employment background check and drug screen

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Effective time management and organizational skills
  • Effective communication skills both verbal and in writing
  • Knowledge of commercial frame, door and hardware products preferred
  • Self-motivated and proactive with ability to multi-task
  • Blue print reading and specification interpretation preferred
  • Detail oriented
  • Good mathematical skills

Physical Demands

Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Please apply by submitting your resume via this job posting.

EOE Minorities/Females/Disability/Veterans; VEVRAA Federal Contractor

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