HAPPIER MGMT LLC
Construction Director/Construction Manager
Happier Mgmt is a real estate development and management company. We specialize in the acquisition, development and management of mixed-use commercial, industrial and office properties in Brooklyn NY.
Happier Mgmt is currently looking for a talented and driven individual to lead the construction division of our development and property management company. Initially this individual will lead the construction division and serve as the onsite construction manager for our current projects. Ultimately we will look to add additional construction managers under their supervision as we expand into addition projects.
The responsibilities of this position include the following:
1) Meet with the Happier Mgmt’s design team and third party engineers, architects and other design professionals on an ongoing basis regarding project objectives and progress
2) Participate in the value engineering processes of design and development team
3) Coordinate the bid process with project sub-contractors
4) Prepare construction schedules and overall project timelines
5) Create project construction budgets
6) Manage on-site in-house construction team including manpower allocation, work scheduling, material sourcing and delivery.
7) Manage coordination between all construction subcontractors and in-house construction teams
8) Maintain ongoing construction budgets and budget to actual cost analysis
9) Coordinate special inspections and onsite DOB inspections
10) Create, manage and insure compliance of site safety procedures and practices
11) Consistently motivate the construction teams and propel the projects to conclusion in the most expeditious and safe way possible.
The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications: 1) Extensive experience managing construction projects from scheduling, buying out trades, and performing work on site 2) Be able to read blueprints and construction plans 3) Be able to coordinate and command multiple crews across various different trades 4) Be willing to think creatively about new approaches to design and construction 5) Have familiarity with NYC Building Codes, filing procedures and inspection processes 6) Be adaptable, reliable and have a growth mindset
Current Projects The following active projects would be the primary focus of this position for the next 12 to 24 months: 154 Scott Avenue: 110,000 SF, 5-story industrial loft building being converted from warehouse space to artist studios, band practice studios, skateboard park, photo-studios and roof top pool and spa facility. Construction Manger would be responsible for all on-site construction management and coordination. Currently in progress, 10% complete. 53 Scott Avenue: Ground up construction of a new 50,000 SF mixed-use project including music venue, grocery store, above grade parking structure and art studios. Currently in planning phase, construction expected to begin Spring 2020. 309 Starr Street: 18,000 SF 3-story addition to an existing 12,000 SF industrial warehouse property. The new addition will serve as expansion space for the buildings existing creative office and fabrication studio tenant. Construction expected to begin in Spring 2020.
My Trusted Builder
Sampson Street, London E1W 1NA, UK
Who We Are
My Trusted Builder is a small but rapidly growing project management construction company based in modern and fun offices in London. We carry out striking work and creative, bespoke design services that reveal a space’s potential and showcases each client’s unique personality and need. Our service covers House Extensions, Loft Conversion, Refurbishment and Commercial fit-outs. We offer a full bespoke end to end service from commissioning architects, obtaining planning, building regulation, structural work, party wall agreements and full turn key service under the guise of project management.
We believe that each client is an individual. They deserve professional services that can both capture their imagination and exceed their expectations. By drawing on our wealth of experience, we can surpass the level of service they would, each and every time… no exceptions.
What we are looking for
My Trusted Builder is looking for an Estimator/Quantity Surveyor to join our small growing team. You will be preparing estimates and working on secured contracts in refurbishment, loft conversions, extensions and fit-out projects in the commercial and residential sectors ranging in size from £50,000 to £500,000 – with the support of administration staff. You should have a good track record within the refurbishment, commercial and residential sectors of the construction industry.
Job Title: Estimator/Quantity Surveyor
Reporting To: Director
This new role is seen as pivotal to the growth and future success of the business. You will act like an owner; a true entrepreneur, open minded and an independent thinker that can take and give constructive feedback from the whole team in order to grow it and the organisation. You will be great at what you do, having fun along the way, and someone whom the owner can entrust to take over the whole estimating service, and build a team around.
You will manage the whole estimating service and in liaison with the Director and Contracts Manager ensure projects are accurately costed and invoiced accordingly, maintaining profitability by close scrutiny of contractors and sub-contractor accounts. You will work closely with the in-house team, other professional partners, contractors and clients ensuring a seamless service is offered.
Understand and scrutinise Project Specifications & Drawings, create estimate for client
Complete tenders within given timescales.
Package estimate for client submission and liaise with other team members to secure the project.
Prepare contract ready to be signed for costumers and subcontractors.
Create bills of quantities
Assist in PQQ from preparations through to submission when applicable
Prepare and accurately update a report for the Directors on all tenders and submissions
Meet with Clients and Consultants to build relationships and ensure future business development.
Understand and scrutinise (Sub-) Contractor quotations, ensuring accuracy and value for money whilst maintaining profitability for the business.
Create project cost sheet from bill of quantities and other resources to enable accurate ordering and use on site.
Create Suppliers form for goods supplied by the company
Create Suppliers form for goods supplied by the client designer and indicate dates when products or information are required to be available on site.
Review and where necessary revise sub-contractor variations to ensure accuracy and value for money for client
Carry out site visits and surveys as necessary
Analyze and resolve (cost) disputes that may arise between the subcontractors, Client and Company.
Cost control and variations through builder trend platform
Create variations using BuilderTrend software
Liaise with Clients, Architects and Designers in relation to requests for pricing, tendering and cost control
Ensure timely and constant follow up with clients and update CRM system as necessary.
Compare market prices and constantly update costing and pricing models to ensure profitability is maintained for both subcontractors and the organisation.
Constantly update the contract with new products and services ensuring communication to client in order to upsell and or improve specification.
Upload new projects to BuilderTrend system (Sales and after sales)
Integrate the organisations bespoke Excel bill of quantities and contract to BuilderTrend platform.
Suggest, help with and implement new policies and procedures to constantly improve the estimating, sales and cost control process
Feed-back to other colleagues on how to improve business processes and organization and team communications.
Interview and train new members of the growing team
Skills and Abilities
excellent interpersonal skills,
communication skills both written and oral
excellent analytical and questioning skills
ability to negotiate on behalf of the client whilst maintaining the organisations overall integrity
the ability to effectively manage time and produce quality work in order to win projects
the ability to work with new platforms as and when required.
Attention to detail.
Great computer skills in excel word and database systems.
Good organisational skills.
Forward thinker prioritise deadlines.
Qualifications and Experience
Several years’ experience of tendering for complex refurbishment and extension projects.
Full understanding of construction drawings, cad work would be advantageous for design work if needed
Working knowledge of appropriate software systems
technical ability to interpret design drawings and complete an accurate take off sheet.
An appropriate trade qualification.
You should be capable of demonstrating previous successful experience of estimating and cost control of projects within the range of £30,000 to £500,000.
The Company will offer a base salary of £35kto £45k P/A and 1% percent of all successfully contracts which is an estimated £20k for first year, negotiable after that. There will be a 3 months’ probation period.
UK Wide (Applicants welcome from all areas of the UK)
Installation Engineer (Gas/White Goods)
Up to £33,000 dependent on your skills and experience + pension scheme
Hours: F/T Permanent
Tools & Uniform Provided
Our client is Expanding its UK’s Premier Home Appliance Delivery and Installation team. You will be installing white goods and gas appliances (integrated and freestanding) into customers houses. You will go out as a 2 man team with our client providing the driver and van. Applicants are welcome from all areas of the UK.
The Installation Engineer will be required to install:
Integrated and free standing gas & electric cookers
Integrated Fridges / Freezers
Free standing Washing Machines
As the Installation Engineer, you will need to be:
Gas Safe qualified
CCN1 & CKR1 qualified
Experience of installing Dishwashers, Fridges, Freezers, Gas/Electric Cookers, Washing Machines would be advantageous but full training will be provided
Comfortable and experienced in installing
An excellent communicator
Confident in your people / social skills
If you would like to be considered for this opportunity click ‘Apply’.by emailing email@example.com - You will receive an email shortly after your application which you will need to read.
You must be eligible to work in the UK.
Similar role titles include: Gas Services Engineer, Domestic Appliance Installers, Domestic Gas Engineer, Gas Installation Engineer, Gas Safe, White Goods Installation Engineer
VELUX Company Ltd
South United Kingdom
You will join the Academy at the start with the opportunity to develop and deliver a wide-ranging, multi-channel training programme aimed at all product user groups. Your primary responsibility will be the development and delivery of training to installers and other trade professionals, helping them to understand the benefits of, and how to install, VELUX products.
Key tasks will include:
Carrying out installer training at fixed locations and mobile training at customer locations
Delivering a range of practical, theoretical and commercial training across multiple delivery channels,
Creation and maintenance of varied training syllabuses covering all aspects of the product range Upskilling technician population to undertake mobile training Sourcing and management of physical training inventory- mobile rigs and fixed locations, including logistics flow for mobile rigs
Support with the identification and set up of training locations
Liaison with key industry bodies including NFRC Liaison with colleges and eventually influencing national curriculum for relevant courses (roofing, joinery, fenestration)
Creation of online training modules and live webinars
Participation in training demonstration videos for full installations, typical on-site issues and fault finding
Contribute and adhere to VELUX Academy training policy, ensuring all activity is aligned with company strategy
Proactively work with identified sales team colleagues and installers to support their increasing confidence and awareness of our product range.
Qualifications and Experience
You will work in accordance with published work priorities and be able to motivate self at times.
Must be comfortable working alone and dealing with such situations that arise. Naturally this will entail a large amount of decision making and motivating yourself to achieve.
Equally the success of VELUX is built upon the power of teams and you must be willing to be fully engaged in that dynamic.
You will possess strong VELUX product knowledge and practical skills, including knowledge of the product itself and associated elements of construction
Experience of training with trade background would be preferable
You should be able to develop a strong rapport with installers
You will be an experienced training professional or, at the very least, have strong competencies in training varied audiences.
The role will require extensive travel and overnight stays within the UK and Europe when required.
Full driving licence and passport essential
The ability to work at heights is essential
For more information please click Apply Now!