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Leasing Consultant
full time apply

Overview

Assists in general administration and all related functions for the property.  Responsible for conducting rental inquiries.  Acts as a liaison between manager and maintenance department by coordinating resident requested service.  Answers phone, greets visitors and channels inquiries to appropriate staff members.  Must have working knowledge of personnel, accounting, leasing, maintenance, computers, marketing and resident retention policies and procedures.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

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

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 record book

Responds to internet inquiries promptly

Helps with monthly newsletter by writing and typing articles

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

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

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

General knowledge of personal computer

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 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

One or two years of customer service experience or 6 months 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 no supervision of others.

 

 

Administrative Assistant, Construction Division
full time apply

Overview

Primary support to the Project Manager and Director of Estimating on projects they are currently working on and support for the entire constriction department.  Responsible for assisting with walk thru’ s and gathering materials for the estimator to budget for each job, making phones calls and following up with subcontractors. Support the Project Manager in awarding jobs to subcontractors and handling the approved proposals and subcontractor agreements for each job.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Approved Proposals / Subcontractor Agreements – see these documents all the way through till fully executed

Distribution of Project Drawings – Receipt of drawings electronically from the Architect, Structural Engineer, Electrical Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, and in-house interior design staff for distribution to all contractors bidding/awarded the project as well as in-house project members.

Collect Quotes/Proposals – Request, collect and record quotes by project.  Provide copies to HSB, CR, and EA for negotiation and contract decision-making.  Maintain list of proposals received and forward signed contracts to accounting department.

Tenant Improvement Drawings Distribution – Logs of all tenant fit-out drawings are to be developed and maintained and sent to appropriate field personnel for use in construction.

Invoices- review coding, and log all invoices that come to the construction department

Contact person for contractors/superintendents – Responsible for gathering RFI’s from field personnel, and/or subcontractors to forward directly to design staff, architect or engineers.  RFI logs are to be maintained and tracked until each question has been answered fully, and then re-distributed to appropriate field personnel and/or subcontractors.

Subcontractor Agreements – Responsible to forward approved proposals to Legal Department in order to generate subcontractor agreements, which then need to be forwarded to subcontractors for signature.  Subcontract logs are to be maintained to ensure all subcontractor agreements are returned signed without change for final signature by HSB. This process must be monitored to make sure all subcontractors who are working on David S. Brown projects are under contract to do so, and are carrying the proper amounts of insurance coverage.

Key Note Pricing – Responsible to secure pricing for specific items outlined in the design documents as “Key Notes” and are generally required to finalize lease negotiations with specific tenant.  Pricing is handled on a fast-track basis, and usually does not involve pricing for the entire project. Pricing is to be returned directly to the interior design team once it has been finalized and approved by estimating department.

Schedule meetings and produce meeting minutes

 

Qualifications

Microsoft Office and Excel experience required

High School Diploma

 

Competencies

Self-directed; results oriented; accomplish tasks with a sense of urgency

Multi-task

Juggle multiple/changing priorities

Analytical Skills

Accuracy and attention to detail

Resolve issues/problems proactively/timely/creatively/with little disruption

Well organized

Manage time and resources efficiently/effectively

Coordinate multiple and competing priorities/projects

Manage stressful/urgent issues with sound judgment, calmly/effectively

Awareness/understanding of consultative sales and the sales process/cycle, and the relationship/relevance to obtaining media placements for clients (to be used with clients and reporters, etc.)

Tenacity and perseverance

“Can-do” outlook

Professionalism and sound judgment

 

Physical/Mental Demands

About 7 hours of keyboarding time per day. Must be able to lift about 15lbs. to move boxes.

 

Project Engineer
full time apply

Overview

Project Engineer is responsible for providing construction management including administrative and technical support to the Project Manager. Duties include technical documentation, jobsite communications with the Project Superintendent and subcontractors, scheduling, and cost analysis. 

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Review and process properly transmitted contract documents.

Review, Organize, maintain, and process contract documents and shop drawings.

Assist in the preparation of change orders.

Monitor costs and field quantities on daily basis.

Update the project schedule as directed and prepare daily job reports.

Monitor field productions daily and assist Project Accountant in preparing production reports as directed. 

Properly code and promptly forward delivery tickets and paperwork to the office.

Setup and maintain job files.

Coordinate material requirements with building and Site Superintendents.

Receive material delivers and maintain material staging plan and on-site inventory.

Monitor all long lead items on a regular basis and notify Project Superintendent and project manager of any problems.

Maintain the field office in a neat and orderly fashion.

Assist in the preparation of the project close-out manuals.

Assist in developing a project punch list as well as assuring that all items on the list are complete in a timely manner.

Assist the Quality Control including preparatory meetings and final inspections.

Record project conference meeting minutes and return to the project manager for review.

Assist with all sustainability (LEED) documentation and requirements. 

Shadow the project superintendent to gain field experience.

Originate and/or review, submit, log and distribute RFI’s and the RFI responses.

Review shop drawings for coordination with trade and compliance with contract documents; expedite and approve submittals and shop drawings.

Conduct complete and accurate quantity take-offs; ensure correct materials and quantities arrive in a timely manner. 

Assemble close-out information including as-builts, warranties, etc. 

Support change order pricing efforts, and timely change order, PCO and RFI submittals.

 

 

Experience/Requirements

2-4 year degree in Construction Management of Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Structural, etc.)

2+ years project engineering experience with a General Contractor that self-performs work; relevant military and / or intern experience counts

Proficiency in MS Office, Excel, Procore, Blue Beam, Onscreen Take-Off / Plan Swift knowledge. 

Other specialized experience or accreditations preferred, e.g. MEP or LEED

Excellent written, verbal, and other interpersonal communication skills – communication is a large part of what we do. 

A positive attitude and ability to work well with others – we like to have fun

Adaptable – you work well under pressure and adapt quickly to different situations / work environments.

Willingness t o learn and openness to new ideas.  

 

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 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.

Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  

Weekend Residential Porter
part 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

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.

 

Experience/Education/Training

High School Diploma Required (or equivalent)

No experience required

 

Supervision Received

Reports directly to Service Supervisor and receives direction from Property Manager.

Administrative Clerk, Accounting Department
full time apply

Daily

File Accounting Journal Entries & Paid AP invoices

Copy all AP invoices over $2,500 & file

File all other AP invoices under $1,000

BG & E bills – ascertain whether space is vacant or if occupied.  If space is occupied send bill to AR, if vacant send to Mary for payment 

Cover Phones from 1:30-2:30 & on Fridays from 1:30 – 4:30

Sort mail while filling in for Receptionist 

File Vendor Certificates of Insurance and W9’s in binders in AP

 

Weekly

File all tenant information, i.e., invoices, leases, insurance certificates

File Tenant AR/AP Filings

 

Monthly

Scan all water bills and file in appropriate section in computer

Pull all invoices for on Whale & Lockwood for CAM Billing at the end of each month. Scan and copy paid invoices and attach to each Ledger number.

Update Vacancy Books

Send out letters requesting updated Certificates of Liability Insurance from tenants who have failed to forward them to us.

Update spreadsheet and update insurance section in Yardi.

Look up Social Security Numbers each month for residential tenants who are on the eviction list

Let AR administrators know if anyone who is in the military is on the list

 

As Requested

Copy, stuffing, mailing and file all misc. tenant billings if given to you by Lease Administrator

Assist with any requests by Lease Administrators for assistance, i.e., tenants request for copies of invoices, water, metro, trash etc.

Pull invoices & make copies for accountants as needed

Do other jobs for lease administrators, AR, AP, or Administration as needed

Assist with bulk mailings

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.

Assistant Maintenance Supervisor
full time apply

Overview

To work in accordance with established company procedures and/or specific instruction from Maintenance Supervisor and Property Manager.  Assists Maintenance Supervisor with overseeing maintenance activities for designated community and safely maintaining the physical condition and appearance of that community.  Plays a role in maintaining positive resident relations. 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. Accountable for maintaining company equipment, inventory, vehicles, and workshop.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Assists in overseeing the productivity of all maintenance programs and meeting expectations needed to maintain an appealing, safe and clean community

Helps to create a teamwork oriented atmosphere by motivating staff

Assists in creating, ordering and maintaining adequate inventory and supply listing according to company policy

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

Helps to maintaining a clean, organized, safe maintenance shop

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

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.  Completes and returns turnover checklist

Takes rotating “on-call” responsibility

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

Assists and monitors subcontractors, vendors and suppliers as needed

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

Assists in training other members of the Service Team when necessary

Assists in completing move-out inspections when necessary

Performs snow and ice removal from parking lots and sidewalks

Mold awareness

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

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

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

Completes as deemed appropriate all other duties by the Property Manager and Maintenance Supervisor, ie: service requests and preventative maintenance services for residents and property

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

Reports directly to Maintenance Supervisor

Comprehends and complies with maintenance policies and procedures as outlined in the David S. Brown Maintenance Manual

May temporarily fill in for Maintenance Supervisor when necessary

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.

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.

 

Commercial 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 commercial buildings as well as entry ways into the 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

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.