Atlanta CSC Construction Manager in Houston, Texas

Role Overview

The Construction Manager will oversee and be responsible for all construction activities related to new construction, renovations and various capex projects. The Construction Manager will work closely with the development and investment team throughout the construction/renovation life of a project. The Construction Manager will be responsible for ensuring quality deliverables, on-time and within budget. In addition, the Construction Manager will bring to the table the latest in cost-saving applications and green initiatives.

The Role You'll Play

  • Manage the design process from schematic drawings to 100% construction drawings, specification sheets, interact with design, construction, management and stakeholders, and produce scope/price documents

  • Familiar with the procurement of construction services, contract award & buy-out, authoring of RFI’s, AIA industry-standard documents and exhibits and ability to produce contract documents.

  • Manage, coordinate, and inspect contractor work while project is in progress and be able to contribute feedback that might make work safer, cheaper, cleaner, lower impact or any other way improve the operational success of the projects

  • Regularly conduct & lead construction meetings, prepare & distribute meeting minutes, track change order requests, track problem issues and react to feedback from Property Management personnel, prepare reports on project details and communicate overall project goals and details to senior asset/investment/construction managers

  • Maintain project management logs (RFIs, changes, submittals, construction documents, FF&E, close-out)

  • Familiarity with accepted buildings practices, materials and techniques, knowledge of common and general code requirements, ADA requirements, mechanical systems and components, permitting processes and requirements, market pricing and lien waivers.

  • Regularly communicate and interact with Directors of Investments, Directors of Operations and Community Managers to keep them informed on progress with all construction projects.

  • Understand building science concepts related to energy efficiency, building envelope sealing, mechanical systems, insulation, window and siding, measurement and reporting of unit energy audits, compilation of applications and documentation necessary to apply for rebates, ability to work with third-party testers, processors and utility personnel, ability to track rebate totals and evaluation of future projects.

  • All other duties as assigned.

Your Building Blocks of Success

  • Ability to manage multiple projects at different stages of renovation/construction

  • Understanding of legal contracts, AIA documents and other related construction draw forms

  • Ability to communicate with all levels of Associates

  • Understanding of the due diligence process and associated deliverables

  • Computer skills to allow for creation of spreadsheets

  • Expertise in Timberline

  • Understanding and management of bid process

  • Analytical and costing skills

Required Knowledge and Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of real estate experience required

  • Experience in the construction field in either new construction, renovation and rehab, development, commercial preferably in the multifamily or hotel construction/renovation sector

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in construction management, construction/building science, engineering, business management or architecture and design

  • MS Word, MS Excel, Interpersonal Skills, MS Project, Adobe Acrobat, Professional demeanor and comportment

Company Overview

At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.

Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.

Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email talentresources@cortlandpartners.com or call 404.965.3988.

Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.

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all persons hired to work in the United States.

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