UDR, Inc. is hiring a Construction Manager to join our team at Garrison Square in Boston, MA.
GENERAL SUMMARY OF DUTIES: In addition to leading a group of project-level construction managers, this position will be responsible for working with the Company's construction management, development, and design professionals. Will also help manage key strategic relationships with general contractors and other third-party consultants. Responsible for all phases of predevelopment including concept plan, schematic design, design development, and construction documentation. Key responsibilities will include budgeting, project schedule, and reporting. Organize & staff each assigned project; act as an owner representative during predevelopment; and be the company's representative during construction by managing the general contractor. The position will require that you coordinate with the company's operations team by managing the turnover and closeout of each project. This job will provide construction management services, including executive cost reporting for assigned development projects. Implement best management practices maintaining both budget and schedule expectations, while delivering a high quality of service to all stakeholders.
1.Provide coordination in the construction of complex projects to include all phases of construction from conceptualization to build out.
2.Provide construction estimating for development of project proformas and systems analysis.
3.Manage the plan, design approvals, special project management, permitting and construction of new projects.
4.Coordinate the design consultants during the design phases, permitting process and construction. Manage the design team for deliverables throughout the project.
5.Work with different city governments to understand the permitting process and requirements and develop fee schedules for assigned projects.
6.Create and manage the RFP process for the selection of the general contractors on new development projects.
7.Manage the general contractor through design, verifying budget submissions until the final GMP has been established.
8.Attend project owner meetings and act as the Company's owner representative.
9.Review and approve the general contractor payment applications and conduct site visits as necessary. Review RFI's and applicable submittals as needed for owner input.
Review, approve and negotiate contracts with design professionals and construction contractors.
Assist the general contractor in the selection and recommendation of subcontractors and purchase of major building materials/components.
Assist in the functions of estimating, budgeting, design/architecture, plans and specifications, contracting, scheduling, negotiations, purchasing, value engineering, cost, and quality control, as well as being the principal representative in directing the administration, liaison and performance of the general contractors.
Provide input to the origination of development, construction, and design concepts during the predevelopment stages.
Provide input and review plans and specifications with influence into the design development process in concert with other key members of the development team.
Assist with standard outline specifications for department use in new development.
Coordinate a procurement process for the Company's new construction and manage the procurement consultant.
Provide a monthly executive report that will contain the status of the project to include: The company budget, GC change orders, potential risk, contingency and allowance reconciliations, construction schedule, construction update and cash flow.
Manage and report on project change management program and progress reporting mechanism to keep team members and management informed.
Develop and manage budgets which support the cost effective implementation of company strategies, tactics, and operating plans.
Interface with all areas affected by the project including end users, distributors, and vendors.
Ensure adherence to quality standards and review project deliverables.
Supervise, coach, and train subordinate staff.
Hire and train new staff and develop staff to maximize potential.
Supervise direct reporting staff in accordance with company policy.
Monitor staff performance including performance reviews and address performance problems through corrective actions and dismissal.
Approve time records and requests for time off.
Assist direct reporting staff to address and resolve concerns or complaints involving job duties and job descriptions, performance standards, relations with coworkers, relations with supervisors and managers.
Perform other duties as assigned or as necessary.
Education and Experience:
1.Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Business Administration, Technology Management or related discipline required.
2.Minimum of 10 to 15 years' successful project management and senior leadership with implementation experience on projects required.
3.Experience using any mainstream project management tool such as Primavera, Rational Portfolio Manager, Microsoft Project or Projectmates is required.
4.Must have demonstrated experience in base development, capital improvements, real estate, and construction projects.
5.Must have and maintain a valid driver's license unless otherwise noted.