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Construction Manager

Job Title:  Construction Manager

Department: Construction

Position Type: Full-time/Exempt

Reports To: V.P. of Construction

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

 

To provide on-site coordination for all phases of Single and Multifamily construction projects, including coordinating subcontractors, material, and equipment, ensuring that specifications are strictly followed, and work is proceeding on schedule and within budget. The Construction Manager shall be responsible for scheduling, inspections, quality control, and job site safety.The Construction Manager is responsible for the timely completion of the project and ensuring that the project is built in strict accordance with plans, specifications, and local codes.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

1.     Manage Customer Expectations according to the Hartford Home Buyer Experience Guidelines.

2.     Manage homebuilding construction through all phases to ensure the delivery of a quality home.

3.     Ensure all building codes and Hartford Homes’ standards of quality are met.

4.     Maintain a clean and organized community.

5.     Manage career development of Assistant and/or CM grade 1 while ensuring quality and standards are met.

6.     Opening the Jobsite at the beginning of the day and securing the job site at the end of the day.

7.     Schedule subcontractors, consultants, and vendors in the critical path to ensure timely completion.

8.     Manage and address any subcontractor quality control issues, non-compliance related to the scope of work, or scheduling, and ensure deficiencies are corrected.

9.     Identify and address subcontractor non-compliance with safety, health, and environmental quality standards.

10.  Walk all units on the project daily to monitor progress, address and communicate necessary changes to business partners.

11.  Perform job progress and completion punch list identification and completion.

12.  Identify conflicts in construction progress and communicate them to the VP of Construction for resolution.

13.  Address trade and homeowner escalation as needed and in a timely fashion.

14.  Coordinate required inspections with local jurisdictions.

15.  Communicate effectively with departments of the company, subcontractors, customers, and city inspectors.

16.  Understand and achieve quarterly community business plans.

17.  Collaborate with the Area Construction Manager and Sales Associates as a team to maximize subcontractor efficiency, maintain strong city relationships, meet schedules, satisfy buyers and deliver a high-quality home.

18.  Conduct Ground-Breaking, Pre-Drywall, and New Home Demonstration walk-through with the homeowner.

19.  Conduct 14-day post-closing review with the homeowner.

20.  Partner with the Sales Manager and conduct a 30-day post-close check-in with the homeowner.

21.  Responsible for managing home post-closing until 14 form is completed and signed off.

 

COMPETENCIES:

1.     Blueprint reading knowledge of current building codes and local amendments.

2.     Knowledge of OSHA safety guidelines.

3.     Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Respond promptly to customer

needs; Solicits customer feedback to improve service; Respond to requests for service and assistance,

meets commitments.

4.     Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others.

Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

5.     Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets

clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.

6.     Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.

7.     Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views.

8.     Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.

9.     Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.

10.  Professionalism - Tactfully approaches others; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with

respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.

11.  Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

12.  Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in a timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.

13.  Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.

22.  Proficient at building on or under template (Green on the Green Report)

23.  Proficient at closing homes 100% complete

24.  Proficient at achieving high customer satisfaction scores in alignment with Division goal

14.  Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions.

 

OTHER QUALIFICATIONS:

None.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

The construction Manager shall supervise all Assistants or CM grade 1 employee, subcontractors, consultants, and vendors daily. This supervision shall ensure adequate staffing is available for each task and compliant work performed.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to perform the essential functions of this job successfully.

 

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to lift supplies up to 100 pounds.

TRAVEL:
Must be able to travel to the job site(s) as assigned.

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

1.     Minimum of three years of verifiable experience, thorough knowledge of trades, and be computer literate.

2.     Experience in tract housing and multifamily production is preferred.

3.     Office experience of Microsoft Office (Excel, word, project & Outlook) is also preferred.

4.     Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

5.     Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

 

BASE SALARY RANGE:  74 – 90K

 

OTHER DUTIES:
Please note: this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. 

Hartford Homes provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hartford Homes complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Permit/Insurance Clerk

Job Title: Permit/Insurance Clerk

Department:  Administration

Position Type:  Full-time/Exempt

Dual Reporting: Purchasing 


JOB DESCRIPTION


The Permit/Insurance Clerk position will be responsible for maintaining subcontractor insurance compliance for exiting and new trade partners. Position also responsible for completing building permit applications and processing permits through the proper city/municipality to meet company deadlines. This position will manage plan profiles, utility reviews, update applicable systems as needed and interface with external customers on a frequent basis. This position will also have various office administrative responsibilities including managing databases, and spreadsheets as well as any other admin related tasks as assigned by direct manager. This position will be interfacing with the public frequently by talking to city, trade, and municipalities.

Essential Functions:

1.Responsible for the permit application process. Prepare, create check requests, submit, and track new home permits to include building permits, gas, water and sewer taps, electrical meters, etc.

2.Liaison to cities, counties, public works, water department and other municipalities.

3.Liaison to school districts, create check requests, calculate school fees, and pay school letters.

4.Responsible for check and permit delivery to municipalities.

5.Coordinate starts process and accuracy through development/jurisdiction reporting and coordination with Construction Managers. 

6.Generate Proformas on all new community sales.

7.Print and distribute site plans to Construction for approval.

8.Responsible for MarkSystems data management:

a.Track and upload approved site plans,

b. Energy scoring calculations,

c.Soil reports,

d.Update all general file data, 

e.Option Lot Maintenance Setup, and

f.Set up and maintenance of Vendor Master Files

9.Order Structural Engineering.

10.Issue Starts Memo.

11.Preparation of buyer closing packets.

12.Audit e-inspection fees for accuracy, perform corrections, and authorize payment.

13.Audit of permit fees for accuracy and adjustment.

14.Reconcile monthly invoices as required.

15.Pre-qualify trades for insurance compliance.

16.Manage Master Services Agreements with Trade Partners.

17.Coordinate Sub-contractor and independent agreements.

18.Manage Certificates of Insurance tracking and approval for Trade Partners.

19.Register Trade Partners in OCIP for multi-family developments.


Education/Experience:

1.3 years of homebuilding or municipal permitting preferred.

2.1 year of commercial insurance experience preferred.

Competencies:

1.Exceptional customer service skills,

2.Collaborative, and team oriented,

3.Effective and professional verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills,

4.Organized, detail-oriented individual who can manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment,

5.Common sense to carry out instructions, interpret documents, understand procedures, write reports and correspondence,

6.Intermediate skills in MS Office, Excel, and data entry,

7.Keen sense of discretion and professionalism,

8.Ability to regularly address and resolve problems involving multiple facets and variables in non-standardized situations,

9.Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work independently, as well as motivated to work as a team player to contribute to the success of the department and in turn, the organization.


Compensation:  50k – 55k plus bonus


Hartford Homes provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hartford Homes complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.


Purchasing Manager


Job Title: Purchasing Manager

Department: Purchasing

Position Type:  Full-time/Exempt

Reports To:  VP of Purchasing


JOB DESCRIPTION

The Purchasing Manager develops detailed scopes of work and budgets for each job to include the process to bid and hire sub-contractors, manage all contracts, submit all invoices, track project budgets, and work with Superintendents to ensure contractors are performing well.   Is responsible for conducting field audits and ensuring that contractors are performing work per the contract.  The Purchasing Manager plays an integral role in ensuring that Hartford Homes develops a solid reputation for selling the highest quality homes and having excellent customer service


Essential Functions

1.Responsible for Purchasing and Contract Management

2.Negotiate the lowest cost possible (national production builder pricing) while maintaining high quality

3.Creatively source new products to help lower cost and improve quality/aesthetic appeal of our houses

4.Work with senior management to help determine spec levels

5.Develop detailed estimates for residential new construction 

6.Develop detailed scope of work that maximizes return on investment for each development

7.Manage contracts for all trades and sub-contractors

8.Bid out and hire, manage and when necessary, fire sub-contractors

9.Constantly recruit new sub-contractors and vendor relationships through networking and cold calls 

10.Ensure sub-contractors are properly insured prior to awarding jobs

11.Conduct field audits to ensure work performed meets contractual specifications

12.Strive to complete projects below assigned budget

13.Continuously seek ways to reduce construction cost and streamline processes

14.Update Mark Systems database to track every detail of construction 

15.Manage all paperwork and electronic files in a timely and organized way

16.Approve and submit all invoices in a timely manner assuring accuracy and non-duplication

17.Any other duties as assigned



Education and Experience:


Minimum of 5-10 years of Purchasing experience (residential construction preferred)

Bachelor's degree in Business, Construction Management, or related degree is a plus

Mark Systems experience preferred

Competencies

1.Knowledge of estimating, home building, and Colorado building code 

2.Proficient with reading, interpreting, and understanding architectural drawings and specifications

3.Knowledgeable in all functional areas of a home building

4.Exceptional communication, time management, and negotiation skills

5.High degree of accuracy, attention to detail, and confidentiality

6.Ability to prioritize and organize as needed

7.Self‐motivated professional with a strong work ethic and the ability to establish relationships and interact with executives, co‐workers, and customers with ease

8.Must enjoy working in fast paced, constantly changing environment

9.Ability to meet strict deadlines and work both independently as well as part of a team

10.Outstanding follow up skills

11.High level of professionalism and initiative to meet goals

Compensation:  100 – 115k + bonus


Hartford Homes provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hartford Homes complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.


Accounts Payable Clerk

Job Title: Accounts Payable Clerk

Department:  Finance

Position Type:  Full-time Hourly

Reporting: VP - Finance

JOB DESCRIPTION


The Accounts Payable Clerk will be responsible for entering vendor invoices, ensuring accurate and timely payments are made to all sub-contractors and suppliers as well as various accounting related special projects.


Essential Functions:

Facilitates payment of vendors and sub-contractors ensuring accurate account coding was provided by approving managers.

Daily Mail process to include sorting, distribution, inbound and outbound mail.

Review of purchase orders and resolving discrepancies.

Assist with preparation of monthly construction company draw processing.

Assists with accounting records and ledgers by reconciling monthly vendor statements.

Receives and verifies expense reports; reconciles expense and other financial reports with account balances and other office records.

Ensures outstanding obligations are credited upon payment, identifies discount opportunities, and issues purchase order amendments or stop-payment orders as needed.

Assists with accounting records and ledgers by reconciling monthly statements and transactions.

Records entry of, verifies documentation for, and distributes petty cash.

Calculates and reports sales tax based on paid invoices.

Monitor email inboxes, incoming mail and voicemail for invoices and vendor related inquiries and respond to request timely and professionally.

Obtain and maintain a thorough understanding of the general ledger, cost center, and department structure as it relates to payables.

Works as accounting team member to improve processes.

1099 maintenance.

Ad-hoc reporting as needed.

Special projects as needed.


Competencies:

Effective Customer Service and teamwork 

Proficient in Microsoft Office applications with emphasis on Excel, Word and Outlook

Must be able to effectively communicate both orally and in writing

Solid organization skills with attention to detail resulting in timely and accurate work products

Strong work ethic

Problem solving skills

Tenacious and positive attitude in a constantly changing environment

Work Environment: 

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.


Education and Experience:

High school diploma required; Business or Accounting degree preferred.

Certified Accounts Payable Professional (CAPP) certification preferred.


Compensation:  45k – 55k plus bonus


Hartford Homes provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Hartford Homes complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.