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Job Title : Construction Director Multi-Family/Affordable Housing (Gilbane Development Company)
Date Posted : Oct. 3, 2017
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Description :

Gilbane Development Company is seeking an experienced Construction Director to manage multi-family/affordable housing development projects located in New York City as part of Gilbane’s expanding multi-family and affordable housing business.  Candidate must be from the area and have a keen understanding of multi-family, affordable construction.  The ideal candidate will be able to manage the implementation of multiple development/construction projects concurrently including coordination of architects, engineers and general contractors to ensure all project cost, quality and schedule objectives are achieved.

Education/Experience Requirements 

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience as Construction Project Manager or above.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (previous work with architects, contractors, engineers, tenants and owners)
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate and work with City/State and Federal agencies (NYC, EDC, HPD, HDC, DOB, DEP, OER and NYS DEC) would be a plus, as would experience with community relations (re:  communication/coordination of construction activities) and experience with large-scale abatement/demolition work.
  • Demonstrated project financial controls experience
  • Experience coordinating with banks/financing entities
  • Demonstrated leadership, management and motivational skills
  • Strong construction field experience related to schedule, QA/QC and FF&E (Furniture, Fixture and Equipment)
  • Computer literate: program/project management software, cost and scheduling software, Excel and Word
  • Knowledge of all building systems:  structural, building enclosures, MEP systems, etc.
  • Experience with multiple construction methodologies including wood construction, block and plank construction, concrete and steel frame.
  • Demonstrated experience with contract management issues including bidding, change orders, budgets and negotiating contract terms and conditions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in construction, structural design, engineering or related field preferred 

Job Responsibilities 

  • Oversee construction of entire project:  coordination of architect, engineers, design and construction team, subcontractors, brokers and tenants/purchasers.
  • Identify, understand and oversee implementation of all client and tenant needs from groundbreaking to final tenant move-in.
  • Review site staging and site logistics plans
  • Review site safety plans
  • Review plans and specifications for completeness and to help ensure properly coordinated among disciplines
  • Assist with facilitating/expediting permitting process
  • Assist with packaging of work
  • Prepare monthly reports (internal)
  • Review monthly pay applications from contractor(s)
  • Coordinate/oversee commissioning and punch list processes
  • Interface with testing/inspection agencies
  • Assure timely responses to submittals and RFIs, and help drive timely resolution of field issues that may arise
  • Review/analyze bid pricing from general contractors
  • Review AIA contract with general contractor
  • Coordinate with Development Director and provide update and recommendations to keep project on schedule and within budget
  • Coordinate and communicate scheduling  
  • Maintain control of all issues arising during all phases of project development
  • Track and manage work in-process, leasing, change orders, permitting and final tenant move-in.
  • Provide single point of customer contact 
  • Maintain a working knowledge of all services
  • Maintain highest standards in client care
  • Assist and drive development and implementation of processes necessary for successful customer delivery  

Please apply via the Gilbane website at www.gilbaneco.com (tracking code 4046-244).


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