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Owner’s Construction Representative for a well-established developer of high-end, urban mixed-use projects. Applicant must have experience with ground up office, residential and/or hotel projects. Candidates are expected to build effective relationships with all project stakeholders including the design team, contractors, subcontractors, suppliers, and user groups that reflect and support company core values. Must act in a manner of high integrity that demonstrates support of Hoffman & Associates company values and employees, while maintaining a constant focus on meeting or exceeding established project objectives. The Construction Manager is supervised by the Senior Vice President of Construction for day to day tasks, project performance, and corporate or employment concerns. The Construction Manager’s role requires an individual who demonstrates leadership skills, an ability and willingness to face challenges, take and provide direction to others, and to effectively manage multiple processes. Applicant is expected to actively participate in industry and community relations to enhance company image and is further expected to participate in personal career development through on-the-job training and attend corporate training programs. This front-line management level position requires 8-10+ years’ applicable experience on similar projects. Hoffman & Associates offers a very fast-paced, entrepreneurial corporate culture. Applicant must have an undergraduate degree, with a technical concentration in engineering or construction management or a related field preferred. LEED AP and/or Graduate Level degree is a plus. Must demonstrate proficiency using a personal computer and company communication tools such as email, Bluebeam, Microsoft products (Word, Excel, Office and Outlook). CPM scheduling experience preferred. Base salary is negotiable. Overall compensation package includes excellent benefits and bonus potential. Essential Functions

Project Financial Responsibilities

  • Creation and management of the project budget and coordination of the Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP) or Contract Budget development
  • Proactive management of the project budget by controlling expenditures and administering contractor billings
  • Mitigate risk and manage expectations to the requirements of the owner’s contract, including bonds, fees, notifications, schedules, reporting, and costs
  • Negotiate and manage Contractor Change Orders, Construction Change Directives, and other modifications to the contract during construction

Preconstruction Services

  • Review working drawings, lead in the constructability reviews
  • Support development team with space planning, budget preparation, material selection, cost estimating, construction contracts, and cost monitoring
  • Prepare and evaluate requests for proposals to engage new consultants and/or contractors
  • Manage set-up of project controls and management system
  • Manage bid package development and solicitations for contractors and consultants
  • Lead review and award of project contractors and consultants

Construction Administration

  • Coordinate and facilitate general construction activities
  • Administer change order procedures and contractor progress payments
  • Control project documentation and historical data regarding construction
  • Prepare and monitor cost estimates, budget updates, and change order reports; distribute proposal change documents and assist in collecting pricing and/or preparing internal pricing estimates for budget forecasting
  • Responsible for proactive administration of all project correspondence, including RFIs, submittal data, and shop drawings
  • Monitor and review contractors’ work as it relates to budget, schedule, and Owner’s program
  • Direct activities of architects/engineers/consultants, conduct and attend meetings with contractors and Architect/Engineer, provide information and assist the Construction Manager in the preparation of meeting minutes and construction progress updates for the development group and/or ownership
  • Coordinate with District Agencies and utilities including DCRA, DDOT, DOEE, DC Water, PEPCO, Washington Gas, and Verizon/Comcast
  • Encourage a safe working environment and review all required safety program matters with the General Contractor
  • Conduct site inspections for quality control and progress reporting, ensure compliance to contract documents including incorporation of all clarifications, changes, directives, RFIs, etc.
  • Conduct site inspections for verification of Schedule and progress of the project, ensure that schedule is maintained and out-of-sequence work is minimized to improve the overall process
  • Maintain, monitor, and drive the completion of punch lists
  • Lead project acceptance, occupancy, close-out, and turnover to asset management.
  • Responsible for collecting required close-out documents and assisting user groups in scheduling owner required training as well as O&M and Warranty documentation
  • Manage official turnover to asset management and property management teams
  • Assist with preparation of reports and submission packages to the Deputy Mayor’s Office for Economic Planning and Development (DMPED).Skills & Competencies
  • Demonstrate strong initiative, self-motivation, leadership, and be action oriented
  • Demonstrate general understanding and successful application of general construction terminology and processes
  • Read and interpret technical data, construction-related manuals, research/instructional reports, safety rules, and methods and procedures in drawing and layout work
  • Read and interpret detailed construction drawings and specifications and communicate findings with team
  • Negotiate and interpret the intent of contract documents and mediate disputes as needed
  • Analyze and interpret various types of data in order to draw conclusions and solve problems
  • Interact with employees, visitors, and contractors with poise and diplomacy
  • Compose business letters, expositions, summaries, and reports, using proper format, punctuation, grammar, diction, and style
  • Establish and maintain a cooperative and collaborative working atmosphere among staff and contractors
  • Exchange ideas, information, and opinions with others to formulate policies and programs and/or arrive jointly at decisions, conclusions, or solutions
  • Perform numerical and financial calculations including calculating surfaces, volumes, weights, and measures
  • Demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office software
  • Demonstrate a willingness to learn new skills and an open mind to alternate solutions and methodologies
  • Demonstrate an ability to function as a part of a team operating in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment

Working Conditions

The position requires oversight of construction on active job sites. Due to daily condition changes on construction projects, employees are expected to wear appropriate clothing and personal protective equipment (PPE) as required by the Contractor’s safety policies and as required for weather conditions. Light travel may be required. Employee’s duties may involve use of ladders, climbing up and down stairs, riding temporary construction hoists, and accessing restrictive openings. Employee may be asked to transfer locations and work overtime as business needs deem appropriate. Though occurrences are rare, employee must be accessible during off hours in case of an emergency

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities and requirements. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Relevant: 5 years (Required)
  • Construction Project Management: 5 years (Required)
  • Construction: 5 years (Required)
  • Project management: 5 years (Required)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Retirement plan
  • Paid time off

This Job Is:

  • A job for which military experienced candidates are encouraged to apply

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Day shift

Reports to: Director of Administration

DUTIES

  • Approximately 20 hours per week with some flexibility and remote work allowed, maintaining reasonable and consistent office hours
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy and company culture
  • Nurture a positive working environment
  • Effectively manage employee relations
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance and compliance with policy
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process, ensuring procedures are followed
  • Ensure all open positions are posted on the company website and any other appropriate outlets, reply to all responding candidates
  • Conduct on-boarding paperwork and processing for new employees and termination/exit interviews for separating employees
  • Enter new employees into ADP, Unum, Benefits Advantage, and enroll in health insurance and 401K programs
  • Act as the resident expert on ADP systems to help train and guide employees and managers on the efficient use of the system and its functions
  • Edit and update Employee Handbook and publish to all employees on the ADP system; draft any new procedures or policies to be included in the Handbook and present to management for approval
  • Attend and document any employee counseling/PIP sessions as required, provide coaching on disciplinary-related actions
  • Ensure all positions have appropriate and updated job descriptions
  • Educate employees and managers as needed on proper application of FMLA, ADA, Reasonable Accommodations, and other programs as required
  • Arrange for employee education on sexual harassment and other subjects
  • Assist in coordination of employee training and professional/leadership development programs, ensuring leadership team members are prepared for future opportunities with active succession and development plans
  • Review all employee concerns and resolve in a timely manner in accordance with local, state, and federal laws as well as company policies
  • Act as liaison between Payroll and HR functions to facilitate consistent record keeping, reporting, and compliance
  • Maintain confidentiality of all sensitive information
  • Other duties as may be required

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • At least 3 years of experience in Human Resources, leadership or management experience preferred
  • Proven proficiency and experience with ADP systems
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office products including but not limited to Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills