Capital Improvement Project Manager
New York, NY Property Management
Job Type

As Capital Improvement Project Manager, under general direction, you will plan, organize, direct and coordinate all activities related to the design, financing, and construction of Fairstead’s capital improvement projects; and to do related work as required.


  • Plans, organizes and directs the work of the Capital Improvements (Capex) projects 
  • Supervises, trains and evaluates the work of subordinate staff and third parties
  • Participates in the preparation of the Capex budgets; 
  • Works closely with Asset Management and other departments in developing joint administrative procedures and solving complex design/construction issues; 
  • Formulates improvements and implements changes within the Capex standard operating procedures (SOP) 
  • Prepares and/ or reviews reports and correspondences
  • Oversees the Agency's public involvement process for capital improvement projects; 
  • Makes presentations updates to Managing Director of Asset Management, Construction and/ or CEO 
  • Reviews trade and consultant proposals, bids and contracts
  • Prepares requests for bids and contracts for work performed by consultants, architects, landscape architects and building contractors and award of such contracts; 
  • Develops and monitors project schedules, time lines and budgets
  • Ensures compliance of Capex projects directly or through expeditors/ architects/ contractor(s) including permitting, violation dismissal, certificate of occupancy maintenance and sign offs 
  • Represents the Agency on special community or technical committees; 
  • May prepare conceptual design solutions for projects 
  • Principles and practices of urban design, landscape architecture, architecture and/or engineering related building or property improvement and development
  • Redevelopment principles and practices
  • Principles and practices of supervision, asset improvement, project budgeting and construction
  • Laws and codes related to land use planning, zoning in design and construction
  • Understanding of organization of functions of public governmental agencies
  • Relevant experience in the construction industry using technical ability to manage contractors and consultants
  • Effective leadership abilities and conflict management
  • Strong collaboration and organizational skills, attention to details, excellent communication abilities, including writing, active listening and soft skills
  • Knowledge of managing consultant and construction budgets
  • Good planning skills, including design assist execution, resource allocation and contingencies
  • Understanding construction/building equipment, including safe operating practices and signs of maintenance issues
  • In-depth understating of local, state, and federal construction regulations
  • Site Safety Licenses i.e. OHSA 30 etc.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, Project and Bluebeam or any other relevant software, platforms and web-based project management programs
  • Knowledge of NYC local laws and DOB NOW system
  • Degree in architecture, engineering, construction, or on-the-job training, viewed favorably 



Compensation: $125,000 - $150,000 + bonus eligible 

Health Benefits: employer paid medical, dental and vision 

DTO/Sick/Personal: Discretionary paid time off and sick time off

Generous holiday schedule, paid maternity leave 

Additional Benefits: 

  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • 401K Plan
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits 
  • Long Term Disability
  • Nationwide Pet Insurance