Senior Construction Manager

Macinnis, Ward & Associates, Inc   •  

New York, NY

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


Not Specified years

Posted 159 days ago

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To $325K

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Sr. Construction Manager


Our Client, a Developer, Owner and Manager of Class ‘A’ Office Buildings in New York City, is looking for a ‘Sr. Construction Manager’. Qualified candidates will have experience working in a commercial real estate environment and be familiar with the operation of a sophisticated commercial real estate company. In depth New York City Steel & Glass experience is a ‘must’.

Major Responsibilities & Duties:

  • Be ultimately responsible for the successful completion of all projects during their construction periodfrom pre-construction through completion
  • Oversee all external construction activities
  • Hire, manage, supervise all internal construction personnel including project managers and superintendents
  • Oversee all construction related buy-outs and procurement including standardization of trade scope development
  • Establish and maintain sub-contractor pool including contractual relationships
  • Deep rooted knowledge of the NYC commercial construction industry
  • High profile individual with extensive industry and sub-contractor relationships in Manhattan
  • Hands on commercial construction professional with in depth technical knowledge
  • Must have extensive experience with all facets of construction projects – bid, buy out, scheduling, daily management, and close out.
  • Ability to manage a large internal staff as well as external vendors.
  • Must understand development and construction from the owner’s perspective in addition to that of the builder.
  • Full understanding of building systems/operations including architectural, structural, envelope, MEP FP
  • Negotiate consultant/contractor contracts and potential change orders
  • Able to review base building and tenant drawings
  • Able to provide complete development budgets, soft and hard costs
  • Prepare RFP’s/scopes for consultant and sub-contractor bidding
  • In depth knowledge of NYC approval process including DOB, LPC, MTA, DOT, etc.
  • In depth knowledge of local codes
  • Strong knowledge of NYC and Osha worker and site safety requirements
  • Must have strong problem solving skills
  • Experience in all types of commercial construction – office buildings, retail, new construction and gut rehab
  • Experience in ICIP/ICAP projects
  • Development of internal and external progress reports
  • Ability to keep projects on schedule and budget
  • Proficiency with computers and related business software, database and spreadsheet packages toinclude Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, and Timberline.
  • Strong knowledge of construction accounting
  • Strong communications and organizational skills. Ability to facilitate presentations and communicate effectively
  • Ability to work independently without significant oversight
  • Ability to organize, set priorities and motivate others
  • General understanding of financial models and using database information as an efficient management tool
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to respond to a variety of multiple tasks/situations with both creativity and resourcefulness

Specific experience required to successfully fill this role include:

  • Degree in Engineering, Construction Management and/or Architecture
  • 15 plus years’ experience with NYC commercial construction
  • Experience in managing internal teams and external vendors
  • Substantial list of successfully completed commercial projects of varying types within Manhattan

Compensation will include the following:

  • Base Salary: Commensurate with experience and abilities
  • Incentive Performance bonus PLUS ‘buy out profits’ bonus

Candidates must have the ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic and collaborative environment and must be well organized and possess attention detail and accuracy. They are looking for an independent, self-motivated team player who is attracted to a small, collegial working environment. Personality and attitude will play an important role in the selection of the successful candidate.

The Company offers full and excellent benefits.