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Property Manager
full time apply

Overview

To work in accordance with established policies and procedures while managing the day to day operations of the community.  The Property Manager is responsible for overseeing and enhancing the value of the property, developing and motivating the staff, maintaining positive resident relations and performing marketing as required.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Directly supervises leasing and service staff and monitors daily leasing activity

Responsible for scheduling, hiring, counseling, training, and other personnel related activities directly related to on-site staff

Evaluate and review the performance of leasing personnel and report to supervisors with concerns, compliments and/or areas requiring improvement

Maintains the physical condition of property by seeing that appropriate maintenance is routinely performed on the property

Sends appropriate correspondence to residents for lease termination, violation of lease terms, lease renewals, lease extensions, etc.

Assist in the creation of marketing strategies

Adheres to Social Media policy including posting to Social Media sites as required

Help create up beat/positive atmosphere

Submit monthly objectives such as marketing and outreach, miscellaneous functions, event planning, outreach results, and training strategy and results, etc. 

Submit monthly personnel schedules, in advance, to regional staff 

Responsible for showing (leasing) the model and vacant apartment homes to potential residents as needed.  In addition, this includes recording accurate marketing and demographic information from residents calling and visiting the Leasing Center on Guest Cards and in the computer.  Additionally, responsible for monitoring the follow-up response activity with potential residents

Performs inspections of “make-ready” apartment homes to ensure company quality standards are met or exceeded in a timely fashion

Responsible for ensuring all paperwork necessary to qualify applicants who are interested in leasing an apartment home is complete, accurate and processed timely

Responsible for ensuring accuracy and consistency of move-in inspections and all related  paperwork, including providing notary services as needed

Responsible for monitoring, reviewing, documenting and recapping all resident service requests, lease renewal, delinquency and any other miscellaneous requests, using the “warm call” program.

Responsible for performing and reviewing move-out inspections and all paperwork necessary upon a resident’s move-out

Maintains and transmits payroll records timely and accurately

Perform written evaluations of all property employee and provide recommendations for compensation adjustments and/or promotions

Responsible for learning the entire community layout including all floorplan styles and amenities

Maintains a thorough understanding of competitive market by conducting monthly competitive surveys and periodic visits to competitive properties

Responsible for exploring and documenting information regarding the property’s market area, the competition, area amenities, and area service on a monthly basis

Update Regional Manager weekly on status of miscellaneous functions, i.e., event planning, outreach results, training plans and results, etc.

Responsible for handling and resolving resident and vendor issues

Conducts weekly and quarterly property inspections and submits a detailed report of condition of property to the Regional Property Manager.  Coordinates with the maintenance service team on both preventative and ongoing maintenance

Responsible for completing weekly, monthly and quarterly reports to owners and the corporate office 

Keeps accurate records of income and expenditures to ensure keeping within budget to achieve maximum NOI

Approves and codes appropriate invoices using proper general ledger categories

Keeps accurate records of apartment maintenance and inventory

Maintains accurate resident files

Responsible for evaluating the services of contractors at the community

Responsible for preparation and presentation of delinquent rent accounts in county Rent Court

Monitors pool activity and gatehouse security

Responsible for completing other miscellaneous projects assigned by the Regional Property Manager 

Flexibility in work schedule as determined by regional management may be required periodically to insure adequate staffing in leasing office 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. It is important to be able to handle multiple tasks.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

Strong commitment to company goals and values

Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

Customer-centered

Friendly and positive attitude 

Ability to maintain confidentiality 

Dependable, organized team player

Ability to direct, coach and motivate others

Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle

Thorough knowledge of Fair Housing Laws

Must be able to analyze monthly Income Statement to prepare variance reports

Sales:  Must be able to effectively persuade individuals to choose a product

Creativity: Must be able to generate new ideas in a competitive market place

Communications: Must be able to clearly convey thoughts and ideas written and orally to “owners” and deal effectively with residents

Organization:  Must be able to coordinate activities and time schedules for leasing staff: front desk and maintenance

Flexibility:  Must be able to manage changes and work demands

Dependability:  Must be a reliable team player who can take initiative

Professionalism:  Must be able to consistently maintain a professional demeanor

Decision-Maker:  Must be able to resolve resident and associate issues independently

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions and percentages.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability:  To solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Language Skills:  Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, and talk or hear.  

Employee frequently is required to stand, walk, and taste or smell. 

Employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.

Employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Individual in this position must be creative, organized, flexible, dependable and professional.

 

Education/Training/Experience

High School Diploma, plus specialized training or a two year degree

Two years managing a property with 200 apartments or more or three years as an Assistant Manager at a property with 200 apartments or more 

Must have experience with property management software, Microsoft EXCEL and WORD

 

Supervision Responsibility

General supervision is given to employee.  Responsible for hiring, disciplining and terminating employees as well as scheduling office personnel. 

 

Maintenance Supervisor
full time apply

Position Summary

To work in accordance with established company procedures and instructions of Property Manager and Regional Maintenance Superintendent.  Responsible for overseeing maintenance activities for a designated community and safely maintaining the physical condition and appearance of that community.  Also plays a large role in maintaining positive resident relations.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

-Responsible for overseeing the productivity of all maintenance programs and meeting expectations needed to maintain an appealing, safe and clean community

-Schedules, supervises and develops maintenance personnel.  Addresses and resolves service employee related issues with input from Property Manager

-Creates a teamwork oriented atmosphere by motivating staff

-Accountable for all areas of unit turnover and pre-move-out inspection

-Oversees outside vendors and ensures they meet the level of thoroughness and detail according to company standards

-Must know community building names, geographic layout of property, and placement of water main lines, water cutoffs, and sewage clean outs

-Creates and maintains an inventory and supply listing (this information should be reviewed on a regular basis with the Property Manager)

-Creates and maintains a product inventory notebook identifying the different products used in the apartment homes.  In addition, this notebook should include warranty information

-Reports maintenance progress to Property Manager on a regular basis

-Inventory parts and supplies according to company policy

-Ensures compliance with OSHA, Federal, State, County and City Code Regulations and Ordinances including Fire ordinances

-Maintains on-call schedule

-If assigned a vehicle, maintains logs on that vehicle.  Responsible for proper maintenance of that vehicle and any other equipment assigned

-Must be available nights and weekends for maintenance emergencies

-Must be prepared for unexpected emergencies and situations

-Oversees maintenance of vehicles, swimming pool and equipment

-Meets and is personable and professional with residents

-Conducts daily property inspections

-Maintains a clean, safe maintenance shop

-Removes snow and ice from common walkways and parking lots

-Performs related duties at the request of the Property Manager

-Participates in the on-site maintenance functions and duties required to maintain a rental residential community including but not limited to maintaining property appearance; appliance maintenance and repair, plumbing, maintenance and repair; HVAC maintenance and repair; resident service request completion; and any other item that is deemed necessary for the maintenance of the community

Participates in training programs for on-site maintenance associates

-Inspects “make ready” apartment homes to ensure meet with DSD standards of quality

-Participates in on-site maintenance scheduling for both regular and on call hours.  All associates are expected to participate in the on-site rotation, which provides residents 24-hour emergency maintenance service

-Monitors and assists subcontractors, vendors and suppliers as needed

-Assists in the creation of maintenance budgets for the community

-Attends training seminars, trade conventions and meetings deemed necessary and beneficial

-Responsible for scheduling all turnover including but not limited to preparing, painting, cleaning and maintaining apartment homes

-Mold awareness

-Complies with maintenance policies and procedures as outlined in the David S. Brown Property Management handbook

-Performs inspections in make-ready apartments to ensure company quality standards are met or exceeded

-Complies with Fair Housing Policy

-Flexibility in work schedule as determined by regional management may be required periodically to insure adequate staffing

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  It is important to be able to handle multiple tasks.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-Strong commitment to company goals and values

-Ability to communicate with employees and residents

-Skills in training employees

-Ability to direct and coach others

-Customer-centered

-Friendly, positive attitude

-Leadership qualities

-Ability to use shop mathematics, interpret complicated drawings or follow detailed and sometimes complex specifications; may need to use several precision measuring instruments, operate general purpose machines

-Expertise in inner-working and repairs of refrigerator, cooling, heating, plumbing, appliances and electrical wiring

-Dependable, organized team player

-Willingness to be available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

-Understanding of Fair Housing laws that relate to maintenance

Mathematical Skills:Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, proportions, percentages and area.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.  Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear.

-Employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, and climb or balance.

-Employee is occasionally required to sit, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, and taste or smell.

-Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

-Employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.

-Employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration.

-Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

-Specific jobs like hammering, grinding, power washing, paint spraying and making keys contribute to that noise.

 

Education/Training/Experience

-High school diploma, plus vocational, career, or related technical studies.  Certificates for carpentry, plumbing, electrical and HVAC are required

-5+ years general maintenance experience with 2 years in Resident Property Maintenance, 1 year supervisory experience

-EPA Certification for handling refrigerants.

Supervision Received

-Reports directly to Property Manager and receives direction from Regional Service Superintendent

Maintenance Technician
full time apply

Overview

To work in accordance with established procedures and/or specific instruction from Service Supervisor.  Responsible for the completion of non-technical routine resident service related work, preparation of turnover units, and maintenance projects.  Performs work in the areas of general carpentry, plumbing, electrical, and HVAC.  Responsible for maintaining company equipment, inventory, vehicles, and workshop.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Completes routine service requests to assure the highest quality customer service satisfaction.  Returns completed work order slips, noting supplies and materials used, time to complete the call, and the date of completion

Prepares turnover units for occupancy, according to management schedule.  Completeand returns turnover checklist

Completes on-call emergency service requests, according to established emergency list. On-call sequence is determined by individual property.  Must know location of emergency system controls

Maintains adequate inventory levels

Reports any maintenance problems to the supervisor

Participates in ongoing community maintenance and improvement plans

If assigned a vehicle, maintains logs on that vehicle.  Responsible for proper maintenance of that vehicle and any other equipment assigned

Performs general maintenance on interior and exterior of buildings and common areas

Must know community building names, geographic layout of property, and placement of water main lines, water cutoffs, and sewage clean outs

Informs supervisor of additional maintenance work that needs to be done to improve/maintain property

Takes rotating “on-call” responsibility

Assists in training other members of the Service Team when necessary

Assists in creating and maintaining an inventory and supply listing (this information should be reviewed on a regular basis with the Property Manager)

Assists in creating and maintaining a product inventory notebook identifying the different products used in the apartment homes.  In addition, this notebook should include warranty information

Assists in completing move-out inspections when necessary

Performs miscellaneous service duties.  Helps in maintaining shop cleanliness

Completes service requests and functions related to preparing the apartment home for occupancy.  This includes, but is not limited to preparing, painting, cleaning, and carpet shampooing

Completes as deemed appropriate by the Property Manager and Service Manager, service requests and preventative maintenance services for residents and property

o Participates in the on-call scheduling for the on-site Service Team

Performs snow and ice removal from parking lots and sidewalks

Mold awareness

Attends training seminars, trade conventions and meetings deemed necessary and beneficial

Reports maintenance progress to Property Manager on a regular basis

Obtains and implements all necessary information to comply with local and federal laws (including employment information, OSHA information, Fair Housing, etc.)

Assists the Service Manager in coordinating all on-site maintenance Service Team’s functions

Completes service requests and preventative maintenance services for residents and property

Performs all other duties at the request of the Service Supervisor

Flexibility in work schedule as determined by regional management may be required periodically to insure adequate staffing

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  It is important to be able to handle multiple tasks.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Strong commitment to company goals and values

Perform the tasks assigned in an orderly and timely manner

Friendly and positive attitude

Must have ability to use shop mathematics, interpret complicated drawings or follow detailed and complex specifications; may need to use several precision measuring instruments, operate general purpose machines, or know assembly of one or more classes of machines or machinery

Possess and continually improve the technical skills necessary to perform assigned maintenance

Be committed to the success of each associate as a member of the team

Customer-centered

General knowledge of all aspects of maintenance repair and service

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.

 

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.  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 use hands to finger, handle or feel, and talk or hear.  

Employee frequently is required to stand, walk, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Employee is occasionally required to sit and taste or smell.

Employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and outside weather conditions.

Employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, risk of electrical shock and vibration.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Specific jobs like hammering, grinding, power washing, paint spraying and making keys contribute to that noise.

Employee must be self motivated and have good communication skills and a neat appearance.

 

Education/Training/Experience

Requires high school education (or equivalent), plus vocational, career, or related technical studies.  Vocational emphasis on plumbing, HVAC, mechanical, and electrical, and have HVAC certification.  One year minimum related service experience

EPA certification for handling refrigerants or in the process of obtaining certification.

Leasing Specialist
full time apply

Overview

Primary function is to successfully lease apartments by employing excellent customer service, phone, qualifying, marketing, closing and follow-up skills. Assists in general administration and all related functions for the property that produces maximum occupancy and retention of residents.  Responsible for conducting rental inquiries. Acts as a liaison between leasing, management and maintenance departments by coordinating resident requested service. Answers phone, greets visitors and channels inquiries to appropriate staff members. Must have working knowledge of accounting, leasing, maintenance, computers, marketing and resident retention policies and procedures. This position reports to the Property Managers as well as Regional Management.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Assists the Property Manager in renting apartments to ensure maximum occupancy levels at established rates.

Marketing and networking with businesses to develop relationships and a preferred employer network for housing. 

Assisting the Property Manager with all phases of paperwork and reporting procedures as assigned. 

Reporting any resident complaints, unusual occurrences or incidents to the Property Manager.

Being thoroughly knowledgeable of the local area and communities we serve and what it has to offer to our prospective residents. 

Aid in monitoring and mentoring staff for the successful operation of the community. 

Responsible for special projects as assigned by Regional Management.

Answers phone, greets visitors with a smile, schedules appointments,  and directs inquiries to appropriate staff member

Introduce yourself and other team members in the immediate area

Completes survey/welcome card for each prospect

Conducts rental inquiries and tours of property

Follows up with prospect: thank you cards, phone calls, and any other requested or needed information

Enters application and lease into computer system and verify accuracy

Follows up with residents regarding quality and promptness of service with either a phone call or written questionnaire.  Relays feedback to Property Manager

Receives service request from residents and records in appropriate method

Responds to internet inquiries promptly

Prepare and maintain resident files

Records traffic and rental activity promptly and accurately

Participates in resident activities, open houses and other events to promote community

Makes coffee, bakes cookies, and other refreshments for residents and prospects

Puts balloons, promotional signs, etc. on property

Completes and updates move-in, move-out and rental packets

Performs general administrative duties such as logging rent, filing, typing, mailing, ordering supplies, and resident termination calls

Performs monthly market surveys and shops competition

Follows Fair Housing regulations

Required to work weekends

Completes all necessary paperwork efficiently and timely to process application

Process applications within 48 hours, obtain property manager approval, and notify applicants of results

Prepare lease packages

Complete move in package, test keys and inspect apartments prior to move in

Conduct new resident orientation

Participate in revenue collections

Implement and participate in social functions and resident appreciation days

Participate in community outreach activities

Performs all other duties as requested by the Property Manager and Regional Management

Flexibility in work schedule as determined by regional management may be required periodically to insure adequate staffing in leasing office 

 

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. It is important to be able to handle multiple tasks.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Positive, “can-do” attitude, professionalism and high level of enthusiasm

Customer-centered

Strong demonstration and closing skills

Thorough organizational and administrative abilities

Excellent communication skills, verbal and written

Dependable, team player, organized

Must have valid driver’s license and dependable vehicle. Must maintain under 5 points on driving record

Needs to know how to operate office equipment such as fax machine, copier, printer

General knowledge of personal computer

Score minimum of 90% on “secret shop”

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, decimals and percentages

Reasoning Ability:  To apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.

Language Skills:  Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one on one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

 

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

Employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel.

Employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.

Employee has to be able to comfortably climb flights of stairs, as some buildings do not have elevators.

Employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Employee is regularly exposed to outside weather conditions.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Education/Training/Experience

High school diploma, plus specialized training or two year degree or equivalent

Two year minimum leasing or sales experience in the apartment, hotel or retail industry

 

Supervision Received

Most work is done independently without close supervision.  This job requires supervision of others.

 

Commercial Painter
full time apply

Overview

Under general supervision, apply coats of paint, varnish, stain, enamel, or lacquer to decorate and protect exterior surfaces, trimmings, and fixtures of buildings and structures throughout the district.

 

Qualifications

Valid MD driver’s license

 

Special Knowledge/Skills

Knowledge of equipment, materials, methods, practices, and tools used in painting trade

Ability to properly apply paints

Knowledge of and ability to mix paint to match colors

Ability to follow written and verbal instructions

Ability to work independently

Ability to use a computerized maintenance management system for work order processing

 

Experience

Five years’ experience in commercial painting field

Major Responsibilities and Duties:

Paint Maintenance and Repair

Smooth and prepare surfaces for painting, including sanding and removing old paint.

Fill nail holes, cracks, and joints with putty, plaster, or other filler.

Tape, float, and texture walls and ceilings.

Select premixed paints or mix required portions of pigment, oil, and thinning and drying substances to prepare paint to match specified colors.

Paint surfaces, using brushes, spray gun, or paint rollers, and apply paint with cloth, brush, sponge, or fingers to create special effects.

Stain, seal, and varnish wood surfaces.

Erect scaffolding or set up ladder to perform tasks above ground level.

Graffiti removal from the interior and exterior of buildings.

Pick up and deliver painting supplies to properties/work-sites; maintain delivery records.

Detect needed repairs on buildings, grounds, and equipment by following established inspection procedures.

Prepare all painted signs required by the district.

Receive and complete work orders while maintaining accurate records on material and labor used.

Maintain inventory of tools and assist with inventory control of materials and equipment.

Inspect jobs upon completion and ensure areas are clean.

Work with building principals and supervisors to complete projects.

 

Safety

Operate tools and equipment according to established safety procedures.

Perform preventive maintenance on tools and equipment and ensure that equipment is in safe operating condition.

Follow established safety procedures and techniques to perform job duties, including lifting, climbing, etc.

Store, handle and dispose of paint, stain, varnish, and other chemicals according to established procedures.

Correct unsafe conditions in work area and report any conditions that are not correctable to supervisor immediately.

 

Other Duties (As assigned)

Other duties could include working in other areas of the maintenance department to provide support during absences or shortage of staff in other trades or to perform duties associated with light construction projects.

Requires flexibility and understanding that all maintenance staff may be required to perform duties outside their normal area of expertise to meet the mission and goals of the company.

Junior Interior Designer
full time apply

Overview

We are seeking a junior interior designer with strong commercial interiors experience. You will join a highly creative, collaborative in house design team dedicated to innovative problem solving and design excellence.
The Junior Designer, while working under the direct supervision of a more senior Designer, performs a broad variety of drafting and/or design tasks.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Under supervision, may make updates and changes to existing drawings or designs
Work with design team to develop design ideas
May assist senior designers in selecting fixtures and finishes
Under supervision, develops preliminary space plans
Assist and learn detailing
Assist and learn the production of furniture & finish packages, along with cost estimating
Assists senior staff with verification of site details to support design
Assists in field surveying of client spaces
Corrects drawings red lined by others
Supports the team in collecting information for client assessment; may attend interviews, provide documentation support;

Qualifications

Graduate of architecture or design school, CIDA Accredited
1+ year experience or equivalent educational experience: strongly prefer experience working in corporate interior design projects

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Working knowledge of the application of color, materials and aesthetic form
Familiarity with space planning methodology
Familiarity with furnishings and equipment
Basic sketching and rendering skills
Basic interior architecture detailing skills
Working knowledge of CDs and procedures
Commitment to support projects through peaks and valleys
Intermediate MS Office Suite skills
Intermediate AutoCAD V2017 (or higher) skills
Basic Adobe Creative Suite skills
Basic verbal and written communication skills
Please submit a portfolio or work examples with your application

 

Punch Technician - Drywall Repairman
full time apply

Overview

David S. Brown Enterprises, Ltd. is looking for a Drywall Repairman to be responsible for drywall repairs, painting, and other minor maintenance tasks for our residential properties located in Owings Mills, MD.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Drywall repairs

Painting walls & paint touch-ups as requested

Performs other minor maintenance tasks

Reports any maintenance problems to the supervisor

Mold awareness

Maintain compliance with local and federal laws

Carries out all other duties as assigned by supervisor

 

Requirements

Must know community building names and geographic layout of property

Perform the tasks assigned in an orderly and timely manner

Friendly and positive attitude, excellent team player, and customer-oriented

General knowledge of all aspects of maintenance repair and service, especially in Drywall Repairs

Must have own set of maintenance tools

Must have own personal vehicle

Clean driving record with current active driver’s license

 

Construction Estimator
full time apply

Overview

Established prominent Builder/Developer in Owings Mills, Maryland, David S. Brown Enterprises, is seeking experienced Construction Estimator to provide estimating and budgeting services to the Development and Construction Departments. Applicant will be responsible for estimating projects within both the Commercial and Residential construction arenas.  Applicant will report to the Director of Estimating, with all assigned tasks.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Preparing various cost estimates and project budgets for both Interior Construction and Core and Shell Work, by studying provided building plans, reading and updating specifications, and identifying any conflicts thru the RFI process to resolve any conflicts.

Ability to work as part of a team and also independently and with minimal supervision.

Ability to work on multiple projects, covering all divisions of the construction process.

Prepare and Maintain any/all RFI’s from sub-contractors and architect/engineer of record, for all the projects.

Prepare proper “Scopes of Work” per each division and then obtain bids from subcontractors and vendors based on the scope of work.

Review blueprints and provide complete take offs for each division shown on the blueprints. Complete walk thru of all project areas and review for drawing conflicts.

Ability to provide any and all “Value Engineering” that may be required to achieve the correct project cost.

Prepare a general “Project Schedule” using MS Projects, that will then be expanded once the project is given to the construction department.

Prepare and evaluate both project and tenant driven Change Orders.

Attend meetings with Tenant’s, Architects and Engineers and coordinate all necessary information

 

Job Requirements

BS degree in Construction Management preferred

Minimum of 5 years of experience as a Construction Estimator.

Experience with the following programs a must; MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project.

On Screen Take Off Tools, Plans Swift or similar program knowledge preferred.

 

Residential Porter
full time apply

Overview

To work in accordance with established company procedures and instructions from Property Manager, Service Supervisor and/or Service Coordinator.  Responsible for making certain that the interior common areas of apartment buildings as well as entry ways into the apartment buildings are clean and fresh.  Also responsible for keeping the grounds free of litter and trash.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

As directed, cleans common area stairway, hallways, garages, baseboards, elevators, laundry rooms, lobby areas, doors, railings and walls in apartment buildings.  This includes, but is not limited to mopping, dusting, wet-wiping, vacuuming, broom sweeping and trash removal

As directed, cleans fingerprints and smudges from glass doors and windows in common areas, clubhouse and model

Cleans washers and dryers and surface areas throughout laundry rooms

As directed, clean vacant apartments to make ready condition and in accordance with company quality standards and attention to detail

Cleans areas around dumpsters and parking lots

Daily policing of property which includes picking up trash, debris (including pet feces) and watering of seasonal plantings

Checks to see that interior and exterior building lights are working and fire extinguishers are in place and working properly

Reports any maintenance concerns or repairs to supervisor

Monitors and reports on the inventory of cleaning supplies

Removes snow and ice from common walkways and parking lots

Pool care (as defined by supervisor)

Mold awareness

Delivers resident correspondence at request of office staff, including monthly newsletters, resident referral flyers, etc.

Abides by the company’s hazardous communication program and follow correct, safe work practices at all times

Participate in company training and meetings as required

Performs all other duties at the request of supervisors

Flexibility in work schedule as determined by regional management may be required periodically to insure adequate staffing

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  It is important to be able to handle multiple tasks.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Ability to maintain a friendly, professional attitude with prospects and residents

Strong commitment to company goals and values

Customer-centered

Dependable team player

Knowledge of cleaning supplies and products

Organized and ability to pay attention to details as required

Valid driver’s License preferred

Mathematical Skills:  Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.  Ability to perform those operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance.

Reasoning Ability:  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out simple one or two step instructions.  Ability to deal with standardized situations with only occasional or no variables.

Language Skills:  Ability to read a limited number of two and three syllable words and to recognize similarities and differences between words and between series of numbers.  Ability to print and speak simple sentences.

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.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, employee requires the ability to transport a minimum of 50 pounds variable distances, must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move more than 100 pounds.

Employee requires the mobility and flexibility to frequently sit, stand, walk, bend, kneel, stoop, crouch or crawl, and reach to perform above duties as stated.

Employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, talk or hear, and taste or smell.

Employee is occasionally required to climb or balance.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

Employee must have the ability to work outdoors on a consistent basis in temperatures exceeding 90 degrees or below 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

Employee is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

Employee is occasionally exposed to toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Education/Training/Experience

High School Diploma Required (or equivalent)

No experience required

 

company benefits

It is our belief that our extraordinary employees are our greatest strength and asset. David S. Brown Enterprises, LTD. seeks energetic, goal-oriented professionals who are team oriented. Our company requires a wide range of expertise so we actively recruit qualified people to launch and advance their careers. Our salaries are commensurate with job market rates and our employees are compensated based on their skills and ability to be successful in their jobs. A performance and salary review is conducted yearly. We offer healthcare coverage, a 401(k) program with generous employer match after a year, and other benefits including: Vacation, Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability, Day Care Flexible Spending Account, Educational Reimbursement, College Savings Plan, and Bereavement Leave.