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At David S. Brown we offer generous benefits, opportunities for growth, and on-the-job training.
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position openings

Administrative Assistant, Construction & Enginering
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A Builder/Developer in Owings Mills is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to provide support to the construction department. The applicant will be responsible for maintaining the filing system, updating and distributing construction drawings, assisting with pricing requests, pricing digital photos of company construction projects, preparing meeting minutes as well as other duties as assigned.  Microsoft Office experience is required. Come join a growing company with an excellent salary/benefit package.  Send resume to Cboughan@davidsbrown.com

Construction Estimator
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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.

Construction Project Manager
full time apply

Overview

David S. Brown Enterprises, Ltd. is searching for a Construction Project Manager to assist in design and construction of hotel and apartments.

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Coordinate work with subcontractors on the job site and internal office personnel

Interpret contract drawings and specifications for work to be performed

Prepare subcontracts, purchase orders, request for information (RFI), and change orders as needed

Monitor job progress on a daily basis keeping the project manager abreast of the progress

Maintain working knowledge of mechanical construction activities in the construction schedule

Negotiate pricing on the purchase of materials and equipment for the job sites

Coordinate the deliveries of materials and equipment to the job sites

Prepare and review submittals for distribution

Prepare and review invoices prior to payment

Review the budget and profit projections throughout the project

Attend or host status meetings throughout the project life cycle

Inspect and review project to monitor compliance with building and safety codes, and other regulations.

Build long-term customer relationships by consistently meeting expectations and offering innovative solutions

Provide consistent feedback and reports to Project Manager

Additional duties as directed by company management specific to the position

Job Requirements

Construction Management or Engineering degree preferred

5+ years of experience in mechanical construction

Experience with “from ground-up” residential construction of apartments and hotels

Must have technical knowledge, scheduling and organizational skills

Effective computer skills including proficient use of Word, Excel, MS Project

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Excellent customer service

Ability to work with different types and levels of people

Attention to detail and strong negotiation skills

Professional personal representation

Senior Accoutant
full time apply

Overview

Multi-Facility Company in Owings Mills, MD is seeking a Senior Level CPA Accountant with 5 years minimum experience, with 3 of those years being in Public Accounting to oversee the accounting for various operating entities. A qualified candidate will possess strong computer skills and be able to use Microsoft suite, especially Microsoft Excel. They must all be proficient in various accounting programs including Yardi, Quickbooks, and Sawin. The Senior Accountant will work with a dynamic, professional accounting team who report to the accounting manager and CFO of the company. The successful candidate will be a highly motivated and analytical thinker who can work through complex problems in order to reach justifiable conclusions to support their team.

 

Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned.)

Assist with banking activities; creating ACH Templates and initiate ACH transactions

Analyze monthly financial statements and make proper adjustments

Review paid invoices for proper coding

Prepare daily cash balance worksheet

Prepare budgets

Prepare year end work

Prepare Personal Proper Tax Returns

Other duties may be assigned

 

Job Requirements

5 years minimum of accounting experience, with 3 of those years in Public Accounting

CPA certification highly preferred

Microsoft Office Suite, especially Microsoft Excel

Proficiency in various accounting software, including Yardi, Quickbooks, and Sawin

Experience in multiple industries is preferred

Bachelor’s Degree

Service Technician
full time apply

Position Summary

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.  Completes and 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

-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.

Porter
full time apply

Position Summary

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.

 

Education/Training/Experience

-High School Diploma Required (or equivalent)

-No experience required

 

Supervision Received

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

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.