Boston Properties Limited Construction Manager in San Francisco, California

Job Description

Construction Manager

Primary Purpose of Position:

  • Manage all facets of construction projects throughout Embarcadero Center and the San Francisco Region from inception to completion.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide day-to-day management, technical direction, supervision and coordination of construction activities while representing Boston Properties’ interest in all assigned projects.

  • Coordination, review and interpretation of contract documents.

  • Select Qualified Contractors for competitive bidding, review and qualify bids, award the work and directly supervise the performance of the contractor throughout each Tenant Improvement Project.

  • Manage billings and invoicing for Tenant Improvement Projects and maintain accurate project cost records, ensuring invoices are approved and submitted in a timely manner.

  • Conduct regular, detailed project management meetings with consultants, architects, engineers, and tenant vendors to assist with completing projects on schedule and on budget.

  • Review, approval and submission of invoices for payment with appropriate back-up documentation.

  • Coordination of change order process.

  • Monitor General Contractor’s schedule.

  • Monitoring and reviewing RFI and submittal process.

  • Ensure that the construction standards and level of quality of workmanship are maintained throughout the Center.

  • Report status of contractor compliance with standards to other Boston Properties employees.

  • Maintain the highest level of tenant relations and departmental standards for quality of work.

  • Track and monitor all construction activity throughout all areas at the Embarcadero Center.

  • Represent Boston Properties’ interests while providing technical direction to the architect, engineer and contractor on all projects to achieve Boston Properties objectives.

  • Assist with supervision and direction of special projects as required.

  • Assist and support the Construction Department head with specific projects within the region as directed.

  • Interact with various City inspectors and City officials as required to achieve Boston Properties objectives.

  • Maintain all construction files and keep current at all times.

  • Prepare cost estimates as needed for all construction-related needs.

  • Develop and administer Landlord and Tenant Work Letter requirements related to construction scope.

  • Communicate with and coordinate communication between tenants, architects, engineers and contractors.

  • Communicate with and coordinate communication between Boston Properties leasing and property management departments as related to construction.

  • Collect and track all project information prior to start date.

  • Create and track construction contracts.

  • Collect and track construction close-out documentation.

  • Provide leadership in construction coordination meetings.

  • Manage relationships and interface directly with all construction related stakeholders

  • Prepare construction reports as required for senior management

  • Prepare and administer RFP’s and bid packages

  • Resolve technical and schedule issues

Non-Essential Functions:

  • Foster and maintain relationships with Bay Area construction industry

  • Participate in industry events.

  • Participate in Boston Properties’ construction-related events.

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A BA/BS degree required with a concentration in Construction Management, Civil Engineering or Architecture preferred.

  • Minimum 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience in a construction or construction-related field required.

  • Experience with any of the following disciplines is preferred: tenant improvement projects; commercial retail development, restaurant and retail space design with emphasis on pre-construction services; contract administration; direct experience in specific construction trades or in an engineering field.

  • Previous staff management experience preferred.

  • High degree of motivation and energy.

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to resolve difficult situations and conflict efficiently and professionally.

  • Detail oriented, with strong analytical, organizational and coordination skills.

  • Ability to perform multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and to work under pressure while maintaining a professional attitude.

  • Self-confident individual with leadership abilities and accelerated growth potential.

  • Ability to operate independently while also performing as a member of a team.

  • Superior verbal and written skills.

Physical Requirements:

  • Involves work of a general office nature usually performed sitting such as operation of a computer.

  • Involves work of a general office nature usually performed standing such as operation of a fax and printer.

  • Involves movement between departments and buildings to facilitate work.

  • Must be able to traverse projects on a daily basis. Embarcadero Center is situated on 4 city blocks and retail areas are located on three different levels.

  • Lifting is necessary and generally requires lifting and moving plans and/or boxes generally weighing 20-30 lbs.

ID 2018-2082

Department Construction

Type Regular Full Time

Building City & State San Francisco, CA

Standard Hours 40

Boston Properties is an Equal Opportunity & Affirmative Action Employer.