Avesta Homes

Project Associate (Multifamily Construction)

2 weeks ago(12/1/2017 10:16 AM)
Job ID
2017-2093
US-TX-Houston

Overview

The Project Associate (Multifamily Construction) is an entry-level position responsible for oversight of multifamily residential construction and renovation projects from takeover through redevelopment.

Avesta was recently ranked #19 on Fortune's Top 100 Medium-Sized Workplaces in the country!

 

Our teammates are on the front line creating memorable experiences for our residents. Our strategy is to provide management that is both personal and professional to every resident, no matter the community size or location. We recognize that our teammates are our greatest asset. We offer our teammates a full benefits suite company paid life insurance, gym allowance, and much more!

 

Avesta is a vertically integrated company, handling acquisitions, property management, construction management and portfolio management in-house. Our Mission is to give people a home where they can live abundantly and create more community in the world. By striving to be the world’s most resident-focused company, we create lasting value and serve each of our stakeholders: teammates, capital partners, vendors, communities, and most importantly, our residents.

 

 

Check out the link below to gain insight into the Avesta culture!

 

https://youtu.be/UbZkoQGM_iY

Responsibilities

The Construction Project Associate is responsible for overseeing construction projects from takeover through redevelopment.

 

Be a leader in Avesta's mission to create more community in the world through my own dedication to living our virtues, and engagement with, support of, and superior service to all of our partners – teammates, residents, capital partners, vendors and neighbors.

 

  • Oversee construction projects for assigned portfolio during pre-acquisition, due diligence, and post-acquisition.
  • Oversee Apartment Home renovations for assigned communities.
  • Order materials for future renovations.
  • Walk future homes with vendors to create a scope of work. 
  • Monitor construction progress including materials, cabinets, appliances, flooring, paint, etc.
  • Verify adherence to scope of work.
  • Walk apartment homes with vendor and Community Manager to verify completion of the scope of work.
  • Evaluate adherence to capital budget
  • Work with Operations to execute scope of projects included in the business plan.
  • Identify potential sub-contractors for bidding.
  • Schedule projects in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
  • Walk vendors through scope of work.
  • Send RFP (verbal or written) to potential vendors and assign deadline for receiving vendor final bids.
  • Collect and review bids.
  • Work with deal lead to conduct exterior/interior inspection for potential acquisitions. Within due diligence period.
  • Assist with interior and exterior inspections for due diligence.
  • Assist in assembling vendor walks for both exterior/interior.
  • Review comp’s amenity packages and evaluate the existing conditions to determine level of upgrade.
  • Conduct vendor selection and work with support to draft contracts/job orders.
  • Oversee project scheduling.
  • Plan site improvements in detail, set targets and accurately forecast completion dates
  • Supervise day-to-day progress to include sub-contractors, GCs, third parties, work in progress, and project closeout.
  • Review and monitor budget to ensure project assumptions.
  • Conduct punch walks with CM and SF to verify quality of work completed by the contractor.

Qualifications

  • Multifamily construction management preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in Construction, Business Management or related field preferred or equivalent direct experience preferred
  • Creative problem solver
  • Excellent organization and planning skills
  • Ability to multitask and handle more than one project at a time
  • Excellent people skills and work with people at all levels
  • Ability to take on responsibility and make decisions
  • Good with numbers
  • Knowledge of building methods
  • Adaptable and able to get along with work colleagues and clients
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Able to react quickly and effectively when dealing with challenging situation 

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