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Director of Multi Family Development

Job Title: Director Multi-Family Development

Department: Land

Position Type:  Full-time/Exempt

Reports To: CEO

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

The Director of Multi-family Development will report directly to the CEO/Owner and lead all aspects of development including land acquisition, due diligence, financial analysis, budgeting, contract negotiation, consultant management, permitting, bidding, execution of the construction documents, construction administration and general contractor management.

Hartford is a Master Plan Community Developer and Homebuilder. Through Hartford’s Master Plan Development work, Hartford has acquired or controls numerous multifamily and single-family for rent (SFR) sites throughout Northern Colorado. The initial focus will be to bring these portfolio projects (~2,000 units) to market. Then, Hartford will continue to acquire/add multi-family sites within Master Plan Communities and site-specific opportunities.

Essential Functions

  • Develop pre-development budgets and schedules for proposed projects from the initial phases including land contract negotiation, entitlements and building permit approvals to the commencement of construction.
  • Lead in research of all relevant financial assumptions for underwriting including items such as all permitting fees, impact fees, taxes, etc.
  • Lead in creation of financial models and due diligence efforts for JV partners and lenders.
  • Manage and oversee all Development and Construction activities throughout each project’s life cycle, including but not limited to due diligence & feasibility, underwriting, entitlements, design, permitting, buildout & turnover.
  • Assemble, organize, and lead all A&E consultants including ID in the creation and development of working drawings for site development and building construction.
  • Collaborate with Sales & Marketing and Operations throughout project lifecycle to assure that program and design standard expectations for common areas, interior and apartment finishes are executed in accordance with the business plan.
  • Assist in preparing and presenting monthly investor packages/ updates.
  • Lead consultant meetings through pre-development and development stages, assembling and distributing agendas and meeting minutes when appropriate.
  • Lead in meetings with municipalities, neighborhood groups, design teams, and public hearings throughout the entitlement process.
  • Assemble, organize, and lead all pre-construction activities, including engagement of a preferred 3rdparty general contractor. Participate weekly on all OAC (owner/architect/contractor) calls as required.
  • Analyze the construction draw process and the monthly project schedules to determine if projects are on schedule and within the approved budget.
  • Consistently visit project sites, coordinating project status and relationship discussions with internal and external team members while maintaining and enhancing local relationships.
  • Coordinate unit and common area box walks, taking and issuing meeting minutes.
  • Coordinate plan for punch-out/turnover for each project.
  • Manage the transition of the product from construction to operations.

 

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Real Estate, Architecture, Civil Engineering, or Building Construction Management
  • 7-10+ years’ experience in multifamily development

Competencies

  • Highly motivated, proactive self-starter with the ability to work both independently as well as collaboratively in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment.
  • Superior organizational and project and time management skills; demonstrated skill with personal and project prioritization to structure day-to-day and long-term planning and execution, and track & maintain complex schedules effectively.
  • Sophisticated research skills to collect and analyze market information to aggressively compete against industry participants for increased market share, establish facts and interpret an extensive array of information to draw conclusions, prepare and defend recommendations; and make the critical investment decisions with corresponding authority and minimal oversight.
  • Demonstrated ability to source, negotiate and execute:
    • Multifamily development opportunities
    • Development-related contracts
    • Land acquisitions, including the acquisition of raw land with existing buildings
  • Business Acumen: Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.

·  Achievement Focus: Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; recognizes and acts on opportunities; sets and achieves challenging goals; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals

·  Problem Solving: Develops alternative solutions; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Identifies problems in a timely manner; Resolves problems in preliminary stages; Works well in group problem solving situations

·  Dependability: Commits to doing the best job possible; Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Keeps commitments; Meets attendance and punctuality guidelines; Responds to requests for service and assistance

·  Teamwork: Balances team and individual responsibilities; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Puts success of team above own interests

·  Cooperation: Displays positive outlook and pleasant manner; Establishes and maintains effective relations; Exhibits tact and consideration; Helps and support to co-workers; Works actively to resolve conflicts; Works cooperatively in group situations

·  Analytical: Collects and researches data; designs workflows and procedures; identifies data relationships and dependencies; synthesizes complex or diverse information; uses intuition and experience to complement data.

·  Accountable: Keeps and follows-through on commitments; readily takes ownership of achieving results by exhibiting responsibility and initiative; displays open, proactive communication that builds trust.

·  Initiative: Asks for help when needed; looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; seeks increased responsibilities; takes independent actions and calculated risks; undertakes self-development activities; volunteers readily.

·  Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite skills.

 

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibility

 

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.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to twenty pounds.

Travel
None

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None

Other Duties
Please note this job description is does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are 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, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Residential CAD Drafter

Job Title: Residential CAD Drafter

Department: Purchasing

Position Type:  Exempt

Reports To: Purchasing VP

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

Hartford Homes is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and dependable Drafter.  In this position you will support the Residential Architectural Designer by preparing and maintaining plans for job starts.Interact with management, field personnel, external client organizations and vendors while maintaining Hartford Homes’ core values.

Essential Functions:

  • Preform CAD plan drafting duties to produce homesite specific plan sets.
  • Develop and maintain plans and elevations
  • Coordination of architectural approval for stamped drawings
  • Preparation of Stock Plan Changes
  • Preparation and submittal of Master Plan Packages
  • Coordinate with field management to incorporate redline comments on plans
  • Coordinate lot fit analysis process
  • Prepare and maintain TV and phone diagrams
  • Tracking plan changes through engineering
  • Product Refinement and coordination with vendors
  • Maintain Plan change tracking, logs, and coordinate quarterly update meetings
  • Prepare files for Marketing use and follow up to confirm accuracy of square footage, etc.
  • Complete construction, site specific drawings, and other projects per schedule,
  • Responsible for code updates (3-year cycle) to all plan sets, coordination, and communication with field management.
  • Provide overflow drafting work for in-housing architecture drafter
  • Maintain and adhere to established standards and practices
  • Work with various departments to provide support for the job-start process.
  • Maintain accurate and easily accessible records
  • Convert complete detailed drawings from sketches, specifications, or general instruction from field staff into working plans (CAD).
  • All other duties as assigned.

 

 

 

 

 

Competencies:

  • Ability to read and understand construction documents and site plans
  • Possess high attention to detail and be both quality-minded and self-motivated
  • Ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to meet simultaneous deadlines
  • Ability to set priorities in an efficient and timely manner to meet essential job functions
  • Systems-oriented
  • Organized
  • Analytical
  • Flexible with the ability to oversee a wide range of tasks and multiple priorities
  • Results-driven
  • Strong understanding of value engineering and construction principles
  • Thorough understanding of current IRC and IECC codes
  • Work well under pressure, often against aggressive deadlines

Education and Experience:

  • A minimum of 3 years in architectural drafting required, in AutoCAD
  • Experience with Revit a plus
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree or higher in Architecture, Drafting/Design, or related discipline
  • Minimum Two (2) years of experience in drafting/design for high-volume production homebuilding operation
  • Intermediate to advanced computer skills – Microsoft Word and Excel

Supervisory Responsibility
This position is not responsible for supervision of employees.

 

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.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to twenty pounds.

Travel
No overnight travel is expected for this position, but occasional site visits may be required.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are 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, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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.

Real Estate Attorney/General Counsel

Job Title: Real Estate Attorney/General Counsel

Position Type:  Exempt

Reports To: President

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

 

 

Essential Functions

We are looking to hire a real estate lawyer with superb negotiation and analytical skills. Real estate lawyers are expected to display influential decision-making with fantastic research and communication skills.

A successful real estate lawyer should be organized, professional, and well informed while ensuring that real estate transactions are legal, binding, and in the best interest of the client that they represent. Top candidates will be accomplished networkers who have remarkable interpersonal, written, and public speaking skills.

Competencies:

·       Monitor legal risk in real estate documentation and advise clients accordingly.

·       Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations for real estate transactions.

  • Draft and negotiate real estate transactions.
  • Draft routine leases and amendments.
  • Ensure that appropriate approvals are in place before real estate transactions are executed.
  • Manage regulatory and compliance-related services.
  • Represent the company in purchases and sales of properties.
  • Defend the municipal code litigation.
  • Support legal and general advisory needs associated with a large-scale real estate portfolio.

This position is responsible for reviewing, negotiating, and drafting real estate contracts and related agreements for the acquisition of raw land, partially developed land and finished platted lots, and land development, for the purpose of building single family and multi-family homes as well as conducting due diligence and closing the land acquisitions, including working with paralegals and title companies to prepare and review closing documents and title work. Due diligence may include legal analysis of title issues, bonding and development matters, community facilities districts, homeowner associations, and water availability, among other issues.

The Real Estate Attorneys will interact with Leadership in discussing and managing risks with respect to the purchase and development of real estate and provide guidance to personnel with respect to company land transaction policies and procedures and other risk management processes. Additionally, the position may provide assistance in the area of leasing.

 

Education and Experience:

 

·       8+ years as a practicing lawyer with an emphasis on real estate. Some homebuilding experience preferred.

·       Education: J.D. or LLM from an accredited law school.

·       Licensing: Admitted to practice in the State of Colorado, or another state with single client admission in Colorado. Attorney’s license shall be active and in good standing.

  • Bachelor’s degree in law (essential).
  • Admitted as a notary public (essential).
  • Strong experience in real estate law and industry knowledge that includes litigation, lease transactions, property management, and purchase and sale transactions.
  • Solid experience in title insurance underwriting, curative, and claims.
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and research skills.
  • Natural leader who displays sound judgment and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Capable networker with excellent interpersonal, communication, and public speaking skills.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office programs.

 

Supervisory Responsibility
This position does not supervise employees.

 

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.

Physical Demands
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 must stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Travel
No overnight travel is expected for this position, but occasional site visits may be required.

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None

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.

Purchasing Manager/Single-Family Product

Job Title: Purchasing Manager/Single-Family product

Department: Purchasing

Position Type:  Full-time/Exempt

Reports To: VP of Purchasing

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Responsible for managing the administration of purchasing, estimating and contracting.  Develop detailed scopes of work and budgets for each job to be incorporated into a comprehensive bid package which is distributed to a pre-qualified trade base. Analyze and reward contracts through the issuance of Purchase Orders and Work Orders utilizing MarkSystems. Perform regular job expense tracking to ensure project performance within established target metrics.

Essential Functions

1.     Partner with Multi-Family Purchasing Manager to ensure process consistency

2.     Create trade strategy and implement purchasing processes identifying community specific requirements and option programs

3.     Obtain the best qualified and best-priced products and labor contracts to build homes at the best value attainable

4.     Provide the best quality of materials and labor into the construction at the best value attainable

5.     Collaborates with the VP to provide data and oversight of product development

6.     Ensure scopes of work are kept up to date and create new scopes as necessary

7.     Work with engineers, architects, and consultants to obtain final plans for bidding process

8.     Responsible for hiring contractors and suppliers to obtain quality work at a competitive price

9.     Oversee the bid process to subcontractors and vendors for approved architectural plans

10.  Oversee budget process for upcoming projects and generate early determination of economic feasibility

11.  Review bids and manage contract awarding

12.  Secure vendor and supplier agreements

13.  Create and Maintain system data in MarkSystems, conducting regular review of information and adjusting as necessary to ensure highly accurate data

14.  Manage cost programs ensuring actual construction costs equal construction budgets

15.  Set up new Trades and new Developments in the system

16.  Load all house budgets in the system, release work orders and purchase orders and review results for accuracy

17.  Participate in the construction scheduling process

18.  Coordinate with the Construction Department to ensure the schedule template is appropriate for cycle time goals and functioning to accomplish draw timelines as required

19.  Establish draw schedules and bidding parameters for consistent data structure, communicating with internal and external customers

20.  Manage process for estimating and approving costs for purchase order variances

21.  Support Construction Department purchasing-related inquiries including ITK training and support

22.  Key contributor to develop standard architectural program guidelines for Hartford Homes branded product

23.  Provide support during construction for design clarification and corrections during design changes and new projects

24.  Perform conflict resolution with construction, vendors, and contractors

25.  Maintain awareness of market trends

26.  Develop a long term, sustainable loyalty-based partnership with strategic and key suppliers

27.  Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company

28.  Maintain effective working relationships with customers, contracted vendors and suppliers, and other department employees

Education and Experience

 

1.     Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management preferred

2.     Three to four years of Marks Systems experience preferred but not required

 

Competencies

1.     Construction field experience preferred

2.     Experience in analyzing and interpreting financial data and reports

3.     Basic accounting knowledge or finance knowledge

4.     Business Acumen

  1. Leadership & Influence
  2. Relationship Management
  3. Ethical Practice
  4. Initiative
  5. Communication Proficiency
  6. Organization Skills

Supervisory Responsibility
This position has no supervisory responsibility

 

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.

Physical Demands
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms. This position requires the ability to occasionally lift office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

Travel
None

 

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
None

Other Duties
Please note this job description is does not contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are 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, and transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.