The purpose of this position is to monitor commercial construction projects for clients, and to provide lenders and institutional investors with advice on their construction related financing or investing.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Will conduct local travel as needed.
Ability to tour construction sites and access partially completed floors and roofs.
Conduct periodic site visits to monitor the progress of construction, review status of work completed during the period covered, review that work is generally proceeding in a good and workmanlike manner and in general accordance with the approved drawings and specifications.
Review contractors' direct cost payment requisitions and budget status, review of subcontracts, bonds/subcontractor default insurance, review of change orders, review of Developer's monthly Job Cost Reports, opine on adequacy of contingency, review of construction and disbursement schedules, review of lien waiver and other documentation submitted by the Developer.
Prepare Project Status Reports and recommend the release of construction funds.
Other duties as assigned.
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. May lead project teams and/or plan, and supervise assignments of lower level employees.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE
Bachelor's degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related field. Minimum eight or more years' construction administration, architecture, engineering or similar experience.
Prior project management experience is preferred.
CERTIFICATES and/or LICENSES
Licensure as either a Professional Engineer or Registered Architect is desired, but not required.
Valid driver's license highly preferred.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
Knowledge of financial terms and principles is desired, but not required. Ability to work with financial spreadsheets and evaluate construction related budgets.
Ability to solve advanced problems and deal with a variety of options in complex situations. Requires high level analytical and quantitative skills with proven experience in job cost analysis desired.
OTHER SKILLS and ABILITIES
Intermediate skills with Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to read and understand architectural, structural, and mechanical electrical plumbing MEP drawings. Knowledge in MS Project, leases, contracts, and construction practices.
Knowledge of the entitlement/permitting process and construction delivery methods and agreements. Familiarity with construction best practices, general building codes, and various building types and systems. Passion for being detail oriented and highly organized, and ability to manage multiple concurrent projects with a minimum of oversight.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results. Responsible for setting department deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.
Internal Number: 20017801
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