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Redevelopment Construction Technician

Redevelopment Construction Technician

Posted Date 
6/9/2017
Job ID 
2017-2788
Position Type 
Full Time
FLSA Status 
N - Non-Exempt
Location Name 
Bellevue Regional Office
Location 
US-WA-Bellevue
Category 
Asset Managment
System ID 
2788
Featured 
No

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Responsibilities

POSITION SUMMARY:    

Essex Property Trust, Inc. is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires, develops, redevelops and manages multifamily properties in selected West Coast communities.

 

We are seeking an experienced renovation professional to be a member of an in-house renovation team in the remodeling of apartment interiors. This role will require a deep knowledge of interior construction means and methods. The role will participate as part of a team in renovation efforts on multiple properties and have an active role in construction activities, procuring material, scheduling with the property/operations, interacting with city officials/inspectors, reporting status, and communicating with supervisors. This role will also require experience reading construction plans, getting permits, and a working knowledge of MS Excel, Word and Outlook.

 

 

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate as a member of an on-site construction team actively involved in day to day interior renovation activities.
  • Fundamental knowledge in most areas of residential construction including but not limited to:
    • On-site installation of cabinets, doors, door hardware and cabinet re-face.
    • Installation and repair of laminate countertops. (Tile and stone experience preferable)
    • Plumbing fixture installation of sinks, faucets, disposals, angle stop valves, toilets and bathtubs.
    • Electrical fixture installation of light fixtures, ceiling fans, outlets, GFCI and light switches
    • Ability to prep and paint using paint sprayer, rollers, paint brush and masker.
    • Knowledge of hanging drywall, small patch repairs, texture, mud and tape.
    • Finish carpentry installation of door casings, bi-fold doors, by-pass doors, passage doors, and baseboards.
  • Interact with material vendors and any sub-contractors to assure timely renovation execution and quality of work. Monitor work to assure all work follows plan, contract, scope of work, etc.
  • Participate in material and supply management for renovation and any activities related to the team which can include work site and vehicle management.
  • Participate in project meetings with construction manager and any other relevant parties at frequent intervals to discuss problems, progress, and coordination of work.
  • Provide daily and weekly status of work and maintain high level of communication to Construction Manager and other corporate liaisons via phone, email and memo/ letter.
  • Knowledge of equipment operating policies and procedures to ensure safety. Conduct monthly equipment checks to ensure equipment is functioning properly.
  • Compliance with company standards as defined in the Policies and Procedure Manual and applicable laws, e.g. Fair Housing, Landlord Tenant, OSHA, and EEOC.

Qualifications

  • The candidate must be able to work independently and have great interpersonal and communication skills; possess strong project scheduling skills; familiar with construction; and some working knowledge with MS Excel, MS Word, MS Outlook (use iPhone)

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • 2 years’ experience working in interior residential construction or related field.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, knowledge of business correspondence.
  • Be able to read a tape measure, read blue prints, understand basic math, and understand fractions and decimals.
  • Possess good time management skills. For example; be able to handle a wide variety of tasks and demands in a timely and safe manner.
  • Must possess good organizational skills by keeping daily work schedules current to make sure projects are completed on time and under allotted budget.
  • Maintain a clean and professional appearance, practice safe work procedures and maintain a clean working environment at all times.
  • Basic computer skills, including working knowledge of Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Valid Driver’s License and ability to travel to multiple sites required.

Job Requirements

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Job requires mobility (i.e. climbing stairs, lifting, bending down, kneeling, climbing/standing on ladders) to perform construction related activities
  • Job requires the use of tools as it relates to construction work inside the kitchen and bathroom of interior apartments

 

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