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Position Title: Construction Manager

Reports to:  VP of Construction     

FLSA: Exempt

Location: Raleigh, NC

Hoffman & Associates, a market leader real estate developer, is currently seeking a CONSTRUCTION MANAGER at our Raleigh, NC office.

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 relations 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 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 5-10+  years’ applicable experience on similar projects. Hoffman & Associates offers a very fast-paced, entrepreneurial corporate culture. An undergraduate degree, with a technical concentration in engineering, construction management, or a related field is 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 coordinates 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 assists 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 City Agencies and utilities and Service Providers.
  • 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. Ensures 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.

 

Skills & Competencies
  • Demonstrate strong initiative, self-motivation, 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 high 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.

Hoffman & Associates does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital or status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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Position Title: Acquisitions Associate

Location: Washington, DC

General Summary: The Acquisition Associate will work with the acquisitions, finance, and development teams to provide analytical support primarily on new development acquisitions. This position will work across all business platform activities including corporate finance, asset management, development and across a multitude of product types, including office, multi-family rental, condominiums, retail, and hospitality. The Acquisitions Associate will work directly with Hoffman’s executive leadership on a diverse range of investment and development opportunities. The Acquisitions Associate will primarily focus on sourcing, identifying, pursuing, and acquiring new development opportunities, but can also expect to work on projects and assignments related to the entire pipeline of activity and portfolio under management. This position reports to the Vice President of Acquisitions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Senior Vice President of Acquisitions in sourcing, identifying, pursuing, and acquiring new development opportunities.
  • Develop and leverage relationships with brokers, landowners, and 3rd party consultants to facilitate corporate acquisition objectives.
  • Prepare materials and analysis for presentation to company executives, including financial models, investment committee memos and market research.
  • Assist the development and finance teams with the capitalization, development, management, and disposition of existing and new projects.
  • Research new potential development markets and submarkets by analyzing market fundamentals such as supply pipelines, rent/sales comparable, employment data, etc.
  • Support analytic requests of senior management.

 

The above listing represents the general duties considered essential functions of the job and is not to be considered a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the position.

 

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Strong organizational and independent problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multitask.
  • Self-motivated with meticulous attention to detail and a strong work ethic.
  • Possess a high degree of professionalism to interact well with internal and external clients.
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills required, experience with Argus preferred.

Competencies:

  • Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflows and procedures.
  • Written Communication – Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork – Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others’ views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.
  • Business Acumen – Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Dependability – Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative–Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Judgment – Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.
  • Motivation – Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Education and Experience:

  • Two to five years of previous experience in real estate acquisitions, development, finance, or investment management.
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, accounting, business, economics, or related field.
  • Highly proficient in real estate finance, including previous modeling of development projects and cash flow waterfalls.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift and carry at least 20 pounds.
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.

 

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.

Hoffman & Associates does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital or status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

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