Reporting to the Director of SOGR, the Associate Project Manager manages construction projects and the apartment preparation process for Student apartments. The Associate Project Manager inspects properties and apartments to identify required repairs including safety/security issues. This position is responsible for the schedule and supervision of the construction and repair work of the contractors, building employees, and casual workers to insure that work is done in compliance with New York City, New York State, and Federal Laws/regulations (including those pertaining to building codes, lead paint and asbestos). The Associate Project Manager prepares the scopes of work, solicits, prepares/updates/monitors project budgets, and follows up with contractors/staff as appropriate to ensure the project is completed within scope, schedule, and budget expectations.
Manage and insure quality of construction projects and the apartment preparation process for Student apartments.Schedule/ supervise the construction and repair work of contractors, building employees, and casual workers to insure that work is done in compliance with New York City, New York State, and Federal Laws/regulations (including those pertaining to building codes, lead paint, and asbestos)
Prepares the scope of work, solicits bids, prepares/updates/monitors project budgets, and follows up with contractors to insure the project is completed within scope, schedule, and budget expectations
Maintains accurate project records, prepares reports detailing construction status??? and schedules.Closely monitors the status of all vacant apartments and is accountable to senior management on the status of renovation work.
Management of other types of construction projects (such as building wide system upgrades or common area renovations).
Perform other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 4 years of related experience in managing high quality residential renovation projects within New York City (vacant and occupied) buildings is required.
Extensive knowledge regarding materials and best practices used in residential renovation projects with an emphasis on environmentally friendly products and procedures.
Working knowledge of applicable building codes and regulations required.
Must have experience managing multiple projects across different sites.
Strong organizational skills.
Must be able to work under minimal supervision and manage multiple tasks.
Demonstrated ability to work independently under tight time constraints.
Good oral and written skills required.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word required.
The individual must have the ability to work in a client service environment and exercise discretion and judgement.
Experience with Autocad a plus.
Equal Opportunity Employer / Disability / Veteran
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