Construction Superintendent
Brookline, MA Design and Construction
Job Type
Full-time
Description

Fairstead is a vertically integrated real estate company specializing in affordable and mixed-income housing. Since 2014, Fairstead has acquired and/or developed more than $4 Billion of multifamily property across the country, and today owns a portfolio of 16,500 apartments in 18 states. The company’s comprehensive platform provides hands-on expertise across all multifamily disciplines, including acquisitions, development, design and construction, energy and sustainability, property management and social services.
Fairstead’s primary mission is to provide high quality housing to all regardless of income, and to make our stakeholders feel “Right at Home.” We accomplish this through an empathetic and innovative approach, and by utilizing our interdisciplinary platform as an investor, developer, owner, and operator. Fairstead provides hands-on expertise across all multifamily disciplines, including acquisitions, development, design, construction, energy, sustainability, property management and social services. With a long-term commitment to its residents, communities, and partners, the Fairstead team stands out by:

  • Listening to and understanding the needs of its residents, communities, partners, and stakeholders alike
  • Developing and preserving high quality affordable housing in an innovative and sustainable fashion
  • Creating a positive social and environmental impact within the properties and communities it serves

Fairstead’s Core Values

  • Empathy
  • Innovation
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Determination
  • Integrity

Position Description

  • Work alongside the PM to oversee the day-to-day operations of In-unit and common area renovations
  • Assist in development and maintenance of site logistics plan, in coordination with Project Manager and Director
  • Manage construction schedule based on project team input, Trade Contractor progress and material deliveries
  • Maintain project procurement
  • Work alongside PM to issue RFPs and contracts
  • Receive, review, forward and track status of submittals
  • Initiate, prepare, review, track and distribute RFIs
  • Assist in management of project permit process
  • Assist in managing and overseeing project budgets alongside the accounting team
  • Change management systems, including soliciting, receiving, reviewing, and preparing quotations and change orders
  • Compile reports regarding financial performance of the project
  • Preparation of monthly owner project status reports, as required, for approval by Project Manager
  • Attend and/or lead project meetings;
  • Work alongside the design team (Architect and Engineer) on construction administration
  • Work alongside Fairstead’s internal energy department on implementing new energy programs and initiatives
  • Complete permit and project close-out
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s Degree –Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or equivalent major
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of construction industry experience. Preferably multi family rehab.
  • Computer knowledge and efficiency, including Microsoft Office products, including MS project
  • Broad understanding of the design and construction industry
  • Strong math, written and verbal communication skills
  • Functions effectively as part of a team. A highly entrepreneurial, self-motivated and results-oriented individual.
  • Strong time management skills, adaptable with ability to manage multiple priorities & meet deadlines, and keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to maintain discretion and confidentiality at all times. Ability to understand and follow directions
  • Good time management skills and organizational skills
  • Ability to read drawings and specifications