Construction Manager (235 views)

Miami, FL
October 23, 2018 2018-12-22
Job Description

About Carrfour Supportive Housing:
Carrfour Supportive Housing is a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to develop
supportive   housing   and   maximize   the   self-sufficiency  of   the   formerly   homeless  
and   those   at   risk   of homelessness in Miami-Dade County, Florida.  Established in 1993 by
the Homeless Committee of the Greater Miami  Chamber  of  Commerce,  Carrfour  is  unique  from 
other  not-for-profit  organizations  addressing  the homelessness issue in that we are both a
housing developer and a service provider.  We measure our success in terms of our residents’
successes, and not just the number of supportive housing units we provide.  Our goal is to end
homelessness in Miami-Dade County.
The Construction Manager is highly organized, computer literate, with training and experience in
and in the administration of government programs for housing finance.  This Manager is responsible
for assisting in the Development and Construction Department through construction related duties
prior to site acquisition and through project completion and stabilization.  The Manager will
assist the development team in the construction and rehabilitation of new and existing buildings. 
As needed, Construction Manager may be asked to assist with construction matters on existing

Summary Functions:of Essential Job

•    Serves as the owner’s representative, supervising and coordinating the construction process.
•    Helps ensure compliance with City, County and Federal requirements with respect to Davis-Bacon
wages, Section 3, Uniform Relocation Act, etc.
•    Helps Administer the construction budget, prepare & process draws
•    Provides monthly budget and compliance reports
•    Maintains project files
•    Assist with due diligence of new acquisitions
Duties and Responsibilities are defined more specifically, but not limited to the following:
Acquisition Stage:
•    Assist with review of Due Diligence Package (Survey, Geotech, Environmental, Etc.)
•    Review Potential Utility Conflicts (Relocates, Possible Offsite improvements, etc.)
•    Meet with City/County for Preliminary Design/Permitting Guidance Prepare/Confirm Preliminary
uction Estimates/Budget

Pre-Development Stage:
•    Redline plans –Value Engineer, Coordination, FHFC Requirements (if applicable)
•    Review and Coordinate Permit Revisions
•    Draft Outline Specs (for GC)
•    Assist in development of budgets involving subcontractor and general contractor bid soliciting
as well as development of scope
•    Help prepare and Review procurement requests and Bids for  Design, Construction
•    Identify/Recommend Potential Owner Subcontracts
•    Coordinate Utility Design and Easement Locations
•    Help Manage Construction Budget and Timeline

Construction Stage:
•    On-site project management and quality control Inspections
•    RCO/RFI Review and Coordination
•    LEED Review and Implementation (or similar green certification)
•    Manage Coordination of Owner Items (landscape, fencing, tree removal, demolition)
•    Participate in Owner/Contractor Meetings
•    Review Contractor Requisitions
•    Expedite Utility Vendors as Needed
•    Review and ensure that Construction Schedules are provided and adhered to by GC
•    Maintain and update Construction Issues form for Internal distribution
•    Process, evaluate, monitor, and control changes to the work.
•    Ensure that GC is implementing engineering management/document control systems.
•    Schedule, conduct and document all job meetings, owner-architect and coordination meetings.
•    Prepare project status and financial reports.
•    Manage project close out, including securing warranties, guarantees, and acceptance of work,
sub contract and vendor close, final payment and records retention.

Close Out Stage:
•    Address warranty/workmanship issues following Project stabilization
•    Ensure Proper Punch-Out by Contractors and coordination of state and local inspections

Department Organization:
•    Assist in Establishing Universal Protocols (i.e. Change Order Review and Plan Review)
•    Special Projects as Assigned
Minimum Qualifications: Education and Experience:
•    Degree in building construction or architecture and two years of experience in a similar
position or
•    Ten years of experience in similar position.

•    General Contractor’s License or LEED Certification a plus, but not required.

Other Abilities:
•    Knowledge of estimating, construction costs, scheduling, purchasing, and engineering
principals and techniques, various construction methods and installation procedures; a broad
understanding of a wide spectrum of materials, their characteristics and their tolerances and

and a general understanding of the operation of various building systems.
•    Strong computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft office suite of programs.
•    Knowledge of construction management software such as Prolog Manager, Expedition and Primavera
scheduling desirable.
•    Thorough knowledge and understanding of the drawings and specifications, general contract and
subcontract documents, materials, means and methods.
•    Strong English oral & written communication skills and ability to understand and speak Spanish
•    Strong organizational skills

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to
enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for extended period of time at a
keyboard or workstation; to exert light physical effort in sedentary to light work; to use hands in
order to finger, handle, or feel; to reach with hands and arms; and to talk or to hear.  The
employee is occasionally required to lift, carry, push and/or pull objects and materials of light
weight (up to 10 pounds). The employee is occasionally required to walk, to stand, to stoop, to
kneel, and to crouch.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and
color vision.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee
encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be
made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The work
environment is a typical climate controlled office environment and the noise is usually moderate.

Carrfour Supportive Housing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. In compliance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act, Carrfour Supportive Housing will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified
individuals with disabilities and encourages both prospective
and current employees to discuss potential accommodations with the employer.