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Real Estate Construction Manager

Posted: 07/20/2022

Position Summary:
 
This position will be responsible for working with the Property Management and Leasing departments to coordinate all aspects of tenant improvement construction, space and building refurbishment/renovation, major capital repair programs, and special projects to ensure maintenance and creation of value.
 
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Include: 

  • Coordinates, leads, and seeks the most cost effective solution for leaseholder and tenant improvement projects, major repairs projects, and special projects are completed within the properties budget, according to pre-established specifications and in a timely manner.
  • Interfaces with Property Managers, Leasing Agents, and tenants to quantify and establish tenant improvements criteria, renovation project criteria, major details, and special project details.
  • Works with Property Managers, Leasing Agents, Architects, Engineers, and City Officials in the generation of plans and specifications.
  • Prepares preliminary project cost budget estimates and timelines.
  • Supervises the bidding process, execute, and implement contractor documents with vendors/contractors and Property Managers.
  • Monitors project schedules and budgets.
  • Conducts job site visits.
  • Prepares final project completion documents, including punch lists and obtain the necessary certificates of occupancy, lien waivers, billings, etc.
  • Coordinates and communicates with all parties, as necessary, to define status and ensure smooth transition upon project completion.
  • Maintains required reports.
  • Participates and provides input to acquisition/disposition due diligence projects.
  • Responds to requests to analyze and resolve various portfolio property issues/problems related to building systems, including, but not limited to, Heating, Ventilation, & Air Condition (HVAC), fire & safety systems, security systems, as well as physical structure, Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) issues, etc.
  • Participates in trade organizations such as Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA), Minnesota Shopping Center Association (MSCA), etc. as appropriate.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
 Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: 
  • 5-7 years of construction project coordination experience, or combination of education and experience
  • Strong financial skills
  • Strong computer proficiency (MS Office – Word, Excel, and Outlook)
  • Ability to manage multiple construction, renovation, and other projects
  • Ability to read and understand plans and specifications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including ability to effectively communicate with internal and external customers
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines, while maintaining a positive attitude and providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to use time productively, maximize efficiency, meet challenging work goals, while working independently
  • Ability to maintain compliance with all company policies and procedures
  • Ability to possess and maintain exceptional work ethic as well as uphold company values and demand the highest standard of conduct from self and others 
Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities 
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred 
Other: 
  • Valid Driver's License, ability to maintain a satisfactory Motor Vehicle Record, and adhere to the KA Motor Vehicle Policy.
  • Travel to and from properties will occur regularly.  Overnight travel may occur occasionally. 
Physical Demands:
 
The physical demands described are representative of those that must be met by any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
Essential functions include items such as ability to: 
  • Clearly communicate information (both written and verbal) to colleagues and key stakeholders
  • Stand and/or sit in a stationary position for extended periods of time; 50%+
  • Use a computer/laptop/iPad in open office environment with natural and/or florescent lighting.
  • Navigate between office building floors, and on occasion, attend off-site meetings.
  • Lift up to 25 lbs. unassisted