Construction Manager

Published: December 5, 2018
San Francisco, CA
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Our client is an established Real Estate Development Company that has been renovating and developing multi-family properties in the San Francisco Bay Area. They have acquired several development properties totaling over 1,250 units, with multiple new Greenfield and Urban infill High-Rise and Mid-Rise towers, with a projected 6000 + new units over the next few years. They are leading the way with a wealth of experience in multi-family acquisition, development, entitlement, renovation, and property management.

Position Summary

The Construction Manager (CM) will be responsible primarily for the construction of company's urban multifamily development investments. The CM will be responsible for managing construction projects and project construction teams at current project and future projects, and assisting with due diligence and project management of future projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Interface internally to obtain input on major decisions regarding development projects
  • Coordinate and supervise day-to-day execution throughout project lifecycle, which includes:
    • project scheduling, obtaining approvals,
    • hiring, contracting and supervising contractors and consultants,
    • reviewing and providing input for specifications,
    • project budgeting and forecasting,
    • ensuring projects meet highest quality control and schedules
    • project turnover to homeowner's association or operations
  • Oversee and monitor construction teams, including architect, engineer, builder, etc.
  • Be a contributing member of the development/construction team to achieve established project long term and intermediate goals while help creating a culturally thriving and financially successful company.
  • Participate in the preparation of preconstruction budgets, value engineering options, and schedules for proposed projects
  • Participate in consultant meetings through preconstruction and construction stages
  • Participate in meetings with municipalities, neighborhood groups, design teams, and public hearings throughout the construction process
  • Monitor projects under construction to ensure adherence to development policies and procedures, and any audit requirements
  • Anticipate and resolve issues and conflicts that may come up during projects with input from the project team
  • Reviewing construction loan draws and the monthly project schedules to determine if projects are on schedule and within the approved budget
  • Managing and ensuring the smooth transition of the product from construction to operations
  • Prepare, summarize, and provide updated project information and re-forecasted financial metrics on a periodic and ad hoc basis for inclusion in presentations, investor reports, and other materials


  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects
  • Proficient in reading construction plans
  • Knowledge of construction processes and pricing
  • Highly intelligent; analytical thinker
  • Proven capability to write well and clearly
  • Strong oral communication skills; articulate
  • Highly organized
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Self-starting personality that can work well with limited direction
  • Suitability to an entrepreneurial culture that places a premium on performance
  • Team player who is attracted to a small, collegial working environment
  • Unquestioned integrity
  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills; proficient in Excel
  • Strong organizational and problem solving skills
  • Willingness to travel
  • Experience with local unions and contract negotiations experience preferred

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor's degree in Building Construction Management, Real Estate, Architecture, Civil Engineer or Business Administration required; Graduate degree in Construction Management, Business Administration, Finance or Real Estate preferred
  • 10+ years of directly relevant work experience in construction, real estate and development in the Bay Area (preferred) or other major metropolitan areas
  • Background in urban design and planning, site planning, construction oversight and delivery and overall project management of residential and commercial developments through completion.
  • Proven leadership skills that cultivate collaboration among the internal and external team members
  • Demonstrated record of successful project management in complex situations
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