Oversee all aspects of commercial and multi-family residential property design, municipal approvals and construction. Specific responsibilities include selecting, managing, contracting, and administrating projects from initial selection of design teams through the completion of construction and project closeout.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
Assist with managing due diligence activities such as environmental and geotechnical studies of the land.
Assist in procurement and management of design team and consultants from preliminary design to project completion.
Assist in procurement and management of contractor teams from pre-construction to completion, including full review and approval of budget estimates, schedules, change orders, and close-out documents.
Assist in the development of consulting and contractor agreements.
Update and revise the project budget and schedule in consultation with Owner to reflect design modifications required by Owner, bids submitted by contractors, and schedule estimates provided by design professionals and contractors. The schedule shall coordinate and integrate Developer's services, the Architect's services and Owner's responsibilities with anticipated construction schedules, highlighting critical and long lead time items.
Consult with Owner, the Architect and the other consultants in the development and refinement of the plans and specifications as necessary to construct the improvements and reflect any design modifications Owner may require, and shall submit all plans and specifications to Owner for its review and approval from time to time as such documents are developed.
Coordination with utility companies, city officials, and other 3 rd party jurisdictional entities throughout the design and construction of projects.
In consultation with Owner, solicit bids from and negotiate with general contracting firms. After analyzing such bids, deliver such bids to Owner, together with a recommendation and advice regarding same. Owner shall then determine, with the advice provided, which bid will be accepted. Once a General Contractor has been selected, negotiate a construction contract with the General Contractor for final approval and execution by Owner.
Provide administration of the Construction Contract during construction through closeout and final payment to the General Contractor. Promptly after the Land is acquired, the necessary design work completed and the required permits and approvals obtained, Cause the General Contractor to commence and diligently pursue construction of the Improvements in accordance with the Plans and Specifications and the terms of the Construction Contract.
During construction of the Project, with due reliance upon and assistance from the Architect and other consultants, exercise general management of the Project and coordinate with the Architect and such consultants to provide for performance of all appropriate contract administration. In connection therewith perform the following duties:
Advise Owner of any material omissions, substitutions, defects, or deficiencies noted in the work of the General Contractor or any contractor, subcontractor or materialman.
Reject any work or materials that do not materially conform to the appropriate contract documents.
Cause the correction of defective or non-conforming work.
Determine upon receipt of an application for payment from the General Contractor, subject to due approval by Architect, the amount due the General Contractor under the Construction Contract and request from Owner the proper amount for payment.
Obtain from the General Contractor all required lien waivers and all other documentation as provided for in the Construction Contract.
Consult with the Architect, the other Project consultants and Owner if the General Contractor or any contractor or subcontractor requests interpretations of the meaning and intent of the Plans and Specifications and assist in the resolution of any questions which may arise.
Cause the preparation of such reports as may be required by any public agency on the progress of construction.
Consult with the Architect and Owner regarding substitution of any materials or equipment for those required by the Plans and Specifications.
Maintain construction accounts for the Project.
Arrange for the delivery and storage, protection and security of Owner-purchased materials, systems and equipment which are a part of the Project, until such items are incorporated into the Project.
Coordinate the entrance agreements for and installation of the utilities with the appropriate utility companies.
Hold weekly meetings to be attended by Owner's Representative, representatives of the Architect, other design consultants, General Contractor and other key parties, and such special meetings as requested or required, and cause to have decisions recorded and distributed of such meetings.
Cost Status - a monthly cost status report for each major cost item in the Project, employing a format acceptable to Owner and tracking budget, estimate, amount contracted, change orders and estimating cost to complete.
Payments Status - a monthly payment status report for each major cost item in the Project employing a format acceptable to Owner and tracking payments made and amounts yet to be paid and project monthly cash requirements.
Schedule Status - a monthly schedule status report comparing the then-current status of construction to the Project Schedule.
Consult with Owner regarding insurance coverages and limits for contractors and obtain certificates of insurance from the contractors and forward them to Owner for verification of compliance with Owner's insurance requirements.
Use diligent efforts to cause Substantial Completion of the Improvements by the Target Completion Date. Substantial Completion shall mean the completion of the Improvements except for items requiring correction or completion that will not unreasonably interfere with Owner's ability to occupy and use the Project for the purposes intended. Substantial Completion shall be determined by the Architect and evidenced by the Architect's delivery of an AIA form certificate of substantial completion to Owner and the issuance of a certificate of occupancy for the Project.
Notify the Owner when the Project or a portion thereof to be substantially complete. Promptly after such notice inspect the Improvements with the General Contractor and the Architect for purposes of preparing a "punchlist" of unfinished items and a schedule for their completion. Use diligent efforts to cause the General Contractor to complete all items on the punchlist as soon as practical.
Following Substantial Completion:
Coordinate the correction and completion of the punchlist work and assist the Architect in conducting final inspections.
Cause the General Contractor to deliver redline drawings showing "as built" information for the Improvements to the Architect promptly following Substantial Completion, to enable the Architect to provide as-built record drawings to Owner for the architectural, mechanical, electrical, civil and landscape components of the Improvements, and cause the Architect to provide such record drawings to Owner promptly following receipt of the as-built information from the General Contractor.
Coordinate the delivery and receipt of all warranties, keys, operating and maintenance manuals and attic stock to Owner.
Coordinate with the General Contractor, the Architect and Owner's maintenance personnel the scheduling of the General Contractor's final testing, start-up and commissioning of all utilities, operational systems and equipment.
Make available to Owner copies of all Plans and Specifications and all change orders and change directives, including field changes, and advise Owner of all scheduled job site meetings. Upon Owner's request, provide Owner with copies of project schedules, job minutes and other information reasonably required by Owner to evaluate the quality and progress of the work. Coordinate with the Project Lender and its construction consultant any inspections of the Improvements that may be required under the Project Loan.
Develop and maintain successful customer relations, internal and external. Interact and understand corporate initiatives and goals.
Manage project reporting for internal requirements, venture partners, and lenders.
Manage project closeout, building start up, and coordinate building turnover with facilities/property management.
Ensure open and effective communication with all project team members.
Manage and organize all current and future project requirements to ensure the project schedule and financial goals are met.
Maintain communications of project status with Vice President, Development Management.
Review and approve contractor progress payments.
Manage owner FF&E procurement.
Understand and interpret lease language to fulfill owner responsibilities.
Act as landlord liaison for tenant representatives.
Other duties may be assigned
No formal supervisory responsibilities in this position. Provides informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers. Will 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, or Construction Management from a 4-year college or University.
Applicant must have 5+ years' experience in construction management and/or commercial development.
Knowledge and understanding of construction practices/techniques, contract management, AIA documents, contract law, project controls, and building support systems.
Ability to lead/manage development project.
Excellent interpersonal skills and problem-solving ability.
Strong verbal/written communication skills.
LEED accreditation (and/or other sustainability experience) with current educational requirements preferred.
Proven record of excellent customer service and well respected in the industry.
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 and influence audiences and outcomes. Ability to effectively negotiate with contractors and municipal officials.
Requires advanced knowledge of financial and real estate terms and principles. Ability to create budgets and manage development cost. Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, net present value, internal rate of return, and commissions. Conducts advanced financial analysis of prospective development and investment opportunities, and prospective tenant and contractor financial statements.
REASONING ABILITY, CRITICAL THINKING & PROBLEM SOLVING
Ability to comprehend, analyze, and interpret complex documents, including consultant reports/investigations, construction plans, engineering drawings, and venture documents. Ability to solve problems creatively and collaboratively, involving several options in situations. Requires advanced analytical and quantitative skills.
Some travel is required with frequency dependent on the needs of the project.
SCOPE OF RESPONSIBILITY
Decisions made with understanding of procedures and company policies to achieve set results and deadlines. Responsible for setting own project deadlines. Errors in judgment may cause short-term impact to co-workers and supervisor.
This job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.
WHO WE ARE:
Trammell Crow Company provides best-in-class development services to real estate occupiers and investors.
Founded in 1948, Trammell Crow Company (TCC) has developed or acquired more than 2,700 buildings totaling 590 million square feet with a value of over $65 billion. With professionals in 18 major U.S. cities and the U.K., we serve occupiers and investors in office, industrial, retail, healthcare, mixed-use and multi-family residential properties. TCC is the largest commercial real estate developer in the U.S. with $13.9 billion in active projects in process, and an additional $5.8 billion in the pipeline as of March 31, 2020. The company acquires premier sites in the most desirable markets, procures optimal entitlements, and directs the design, construction and leasing of assets. TCC builds sustainable properties that generate long-term economic benefits through timeless design, superior functionality, and smart technology. Every development is rigorously vetted by our investment committee, and the company employs a conservative capital structure to mitigate risk.
As an independently operated subsidiary of CBRE, the world's largest real estate services firm, TCC enjoys ready access to the nation's top project execution teams and transaction advisors; the industry's strongest balance sheet; an unparalleled technology platform; and world-class proprietary research.
Internal Number: 20024275
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