Construction Manager
Everett, Washington - Full Time

Starting Salary Range: $7,321 - $9,517 DOE per month plus benefits

This position will remain open until filled with priority given to applications received by 5:00 PM, Friday, June 3, 2022

Everett Housing Authority is offering a $1,000 hiring incentive at the time of hire for all external candidates.


Everett Housing Authority Mission Statement: The Everett Housing Authority creates affordable housing, fosters healthy communities where households thrive, and replaces systemic racism with equity for all.

All EHA employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the health and safety of the community we serve and our employees. Upon acceptance of an offer of employment, a prospective hire must submit a certificate of vaccination to the Human Resources Department. 

Looking for an opportunity to work for an organization that really makes a difference in the lives of others?  Look no further. Come join our team as a Construction Manager at the Everett Housing Authority as part of the Asset Management Department.

If you’re looking for a great benefits package we have that as well!

  • Accrue up to 22 vacation days in your first year of employment;
  • 13 paid sick leave days;
  • 12 paid scheduled Holidays plus 1 additional Floating Holiday per year;
  • Medical Insurance;
  • Dental Insurance;
  • Life Insurance;
  • Long Term Disability Insurance;
  • State Retirement Fund;
  • Flexible work schedule,
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Wellness Program;
  • Tuition reimbursement.

SCOPE OF WORK:

Under the supervision of the Director of Asset Management, the Construction Manager will lead Everett Housing Authority’s construction management and quality assurance and quality control activities for existing capital improvement projects & larger scale building renovations. The Construction Manager will lead the management and technical documentation of construction projects including but not limited to: interdepartmental collaboration, bid procurement & analysis, contract development, architectural and engineering services, budget management, reporting, field management oversight, project pay application & draw construction administration, project closeout, and departmental planning. May supervise and evaluate performance of assigned staff.

Required Workplace Standards:

• Works regular and reliable hours as required;
• Attendance must be punctual and consistent;
• Works an agreed-upon schedule and works additional hours as necessary to complete work;
• Works effectively, cooperatively and respectfully with co-workers, clients and other contacts;
• Follows all EHA Safety Policies and Procedures;
• Follows all EHA Personnel Policies and Procedures;
• Performs other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

• Lead departmental activities related to the construction planning and execution of capital improvement projects and large-scale building renovation projects
• Lead quality control and quality assurance field oversight activities for large scale new and renovation projects in coordination with the Development Department
• Plan, organize and assist in the management and documentation of construction contracts; review contract specifications and drawings received from outside architects and engineering consulting firms to assure compliance with approved project specifications
• Prepare Request for Proposals and Invitations for Bids in coordination with the Procurement Department; prepare scopes of work, projects specifications and bid packages; answer subcontractor/vendor and associated field personnel questions
• Manage communications and problem solving for departmental collaboration with Housing Management and Maintenance, Development, and residents
• Provide project engineering management and oversight including but not limited to progress reporting, schedule development and monitoring, budgetary controls and reviews, project tracking logs and coordination tools, and project closeout process
• Review and approve billings and pay requests; negotiate proposals and cost analysis for change orders and suppliers purchase orders; research product data, respond to and document RFIs
• Conduct pre-bid meetings, pre-construction meetings, and construction progress meetings at construction sites; conduct meetings with other project stakeholders and consultants; conduct inspections and prepare related reports on work in progress 
• Train, supervise, and evaluate the performance of assigned staff; provide direction and guidance to other construction team members
• Participate in the development and implementation of goals, work plans, and performance measures to assist in attaining the agency’s initiatives and strategic objectives through a spirit of service, teamwork and respect. 
• Ensure that all safety and health rules, standards and procedures are observed; conduct monthly self-inspections of work areas and practices to eliminate potential hazardous conditions; arrange for, conduct accident investigations; monitor and enforce the agency's Safety and Health Program, and actively participate in the Emergency Preparedness program
• Monitor lead-based paint and/or asbestos abatement activities, review sample results, and ensure abatement procedures are incorporated into construction projects 
• Maintain current knowledge of building permit requirements and application procedures; monitor compliance with building safety codes and other related regulations

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS TO PERFORM ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

• Associate degree or Certificate in Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering, or related field. May substitute an additional two years of relevant work experience for the required degree.
• At least 10 years construction management experience, including supervisory experience and job-site field experience

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:

• Building construction laws, rules and regulations including but not limited to: IBC, L&I, OSHA, WISHA, accessibility, building envelope, hazardous materials, and local permitting requirements
• Principles, practices, and methods for construction cost estimating, project scheduling, budget management, construction contracting, and oversight of construction contractors
• Construction specification language and terminology
• Principles and practices of supervision and training
• Record-keeping and organization techniques; attention to detail
• Effective verbal and written communication skills
• Policies and objectives of assigned program and activities
• Technical competency in all aspects of multifamily housing construction and maintenance
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Sharepoint), Microsoft Project, Adobe, Procore, Bluebeam, RS Means, and/or similar industry standard cloud or desktop-based software and applications

REQUIRED ABILITIES AND COMPETENCIES:

• Commitment to continuous learning and implementation of inclusionary behavior and anti-racist policies and practices
• Assure compliance with construction project budget, specifications, plans, and established timelines for project completion Plan, organize and assist in the management and documentation of construction bids, contracts, and project closeout documents
• Establish and monitor procedures for coordination of contractor due diligence, construction contracts and bids
• Work well under pressure
• Prepare Request for Proposals and Invitations for Bids and conduct contractor selection process
• Communicate with construction project professionals and representatives
• Maintain current knowledge of building permit requirements and application procedures
• Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
• Maintain organized records, manage documents, and prepare clear and concise reports
• Read, interpret, apply, and explain rules, regulations, policies, and procedures
• Analyze situations accurately and adopt an effective course of action
• Ability to climb up ladders, onto roofs, and into confined spaces (such as crawl spaces)
• Build relationships and work respectfully and courteously with staff, residents, consultants, contractors, and the general public

LICENSES AND OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

• Valid Washington driver's license with fully insurable driving record
• OSHA/WISHA, and similar safety & first aid training & certifications

ADDITIONAL (DESIRABLE) QUALIFICATIONS

• Knowledge of public and private project delivery practices and regulatory regimes
• Knowledge of public works laws, wage compliance, and housing authority procurement practices
• Experience and interest in current construction field & office technologies
• Experience and interest in building envelope and accessibility detailing and compliance
• Experience on large scale capital improvement and rehab projects

The Everett Housing Authority owns, operates and maintains over 1,583 units of housing for seniors, low-income families, families with children experiencing homelessness and special needs populations within the City of Everett. In addition, our strategic plan includes objectives to develop 1,500 housing units by 2030. 

The Everett Housing Authority is a progressive agency pursuing its mission with great passion and a high level of professionalism and competence. EHA seeks passionate and optimistic individuals to join our team of highly engaged and satisfied employees committed to assisting those for whom stable and affordable housing is a challenge. EHA’s work has been recognized nationally with awards from NAHRO and Nan McKay. Most recently, EHA received NAHRO’s National Awards of Merit for a fully accessible community garden open to public housing residents and members of the surrounding community and for highly creative financing to convert 333 public housing units to project-based Housing Choice Vouchers and improve these properties with over $20 million in renovations. In addition, EHA received a NAHRO’s National Award of Excellence for a new 20-unit development serving survivors of domestic violence.

Members of our team are rewarded with meaningful work, competitive compensation, employee-friendly policies, a team environment, great benefits, and promotion and bonus opportunities. Please consider joining our team in pursuit of the exciting challenge of meeting the affordable housing needs of Everett and Snohomish County.

The Everett Housing Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer