Building and Land Technology (BLT) is a privately held, vertically integrated, mixed use real estate development, property management and private equity firm (www.bltoffice.com). BLT was founded in 1982 and has developed, owned and managed over five million square feet of commercial space and over 4,500 residential units. BLT’s numerous office parks, apartment complexes, single family subdivisions, common interest communities and adaptive reuse projects total in excess of 8,000,000 square feet of development throughout Fairfield County. BLT is also the developer of Harbor Point, a transformative mixed-use development in Stamford, CT. One of the largest redevelopments on the eastern seaboard, Harbor Point encompasses an entire neighborhood, with more than 4,000 residential units and several million square feet of commercial development. BLT’s holdings include a majority interest in William Pitt Sotheby’s residential brokerage firm with 28 offices and 1,100 agents, a mortgage and insurance company as well as numerous private equity investments.
We are currently seeking a highly self-motivated individual to manage large scale residential building project in a fast track environment with the responsibility for achieving overall project success through the execution of detailed planning, scheduling, procurement and cost control.
- Conduct thorough construction document reviews and examine all documents for constructability, QA/QC, and value engineering opportunities.
- Establish and maintain procedures with the design professionals, consultants, and vendors for information flow.
- Develop a comprehensive working knowledge and understanding of the contract documents (including BLT’s contract, plans, specifications and applicable codes).
- Apply for and obtain Building Permits.
- Schedule and track status of all inspections and required signoffs throughout the duration of the project.
- Responsible for completing all deliverables necessary to achieve the final C of O.
- Work with Estimating/Purchasing Dept. to prepare a detailed procurement schedule identifying all significant subcontractors, major material and equipment purchases, and ensure timely buy-outs to maintain compliance with the construction schedule.
- Develop trade scope of work documents for bid packages, major material and equipment purchases.
- Schedule, conduct, and document all job meetings.
- Overall responsibility for communication of information amongst all project team members. Keep management informed on progress of project and budget through regularly scheduled meetings.
- Direct oversight and management of Project Superintendents.
- Establish, update, communicate, and control the implementation of the master project schedule.
- Manage the quality assurance/quality control program.
- Performs on-site inspections to ensure standards are being met and construction is adhering to plans and specifications
- Track Shop Drawing Submittals and RFI’s
- Create, maintain and track trade punch lists until project completion
- Obtain, organize and manage trade commissioning schedule for successful building turn over to Property Management
- Manage project close-out, including securing warranties, guarantees, and acceptance of work, subcontract and vendor close, final payment and records retention.
- Establish logistics plans to create safe and secure jobsites for the adjacent public and construction activities. Ensure a safe work site is maintained at all times.
- Review, modify and approve trade payment schedules of values and monthly applications.
- Manage the subcontract change order process including review of subcontractor estimates, negotiate change orders, and obtain required owner approvals and preparation of subcontract change orders.
Ensure strict adherence to ethics and compliance. Create and maintain a positive environment of open communication and team coordination. Other duties, responsibilities and special projects as assign
Minimum of 5 to 7 years’ experience in Construction Management or Owner’s Representative role. Strong understanding of contract documents, drawings, and specifications. Thorough knowledge of concrete/steel structures, building envelopes, and MEPS. Strong leadership, organization, and management skills. Take charge coordinating and scheduling vendors and contractors. Excellent oral and written communication skills are also required.
Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Engineering is required.
Prior experience in project planning and scheduling, managing people and an in-depth working knowledge of construction is required.
Computer literacy in construction software is required.
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Physical Demands: Performance of the required duties will require physical ability to climb permanent and temporary stairs, passenger use of construction personnel hoists, ability to climb ladders and negotiate work areas under construction. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Performing this job requires use of hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls, sit, talk and hear, stand, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 75 pounds.
Work Environment: While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works on-site at the construction work site where the employee is exposed to moving mechanical parts; high precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The noise in these work environments is usually moderate to very loud.
We offer an excellent salary and bonus based upon experience. Benefits include health, dental, vision and 401k retirement plan. Applicants must be authorized to work in the U.S.