• Field Superintendent

    Job ID 2018-1788
    Job Locations
    US-IL-Chicago
    Category
    Property Operations
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The Field Superintendent is responsible for the maintenance work orders and construction project management of residential
    rental homes in their assigned area and for providing training and support to field teams in other markets. This position serves
    as a project manager that works with our local vendor base.

    Responsibilities

    ● Inspect homes to create a scope of work that will be the basis of a budget

    ● Plan and schedule renovation projects for homes after residents move out
    ● Create and review budgets using an Excel template
    ● Receive, process, and dispatch work order requests
    ● Manage a vendor base to complete assigned work orders and projects within the company’s expected
    pricing, quality, and timeframes
    ● Negotiate pricing on vendor-assigned work
    ● Manage field team employees to complete work in a professional and timely manner
    ● Complete and submit change orders for variances to initial budget
    ● Manage the open work orders for the assigned area using the company’s software platform (Yardi)
    ● Update project and work order tracking systems
    ● Professionally handle and resolve resident issues involving work orders
    ● Review, approve, and submit invoices weekly
    ● Update the local management team on the status and progress on work orders and projects
    ● Communicate with the other property management team members on project completion status and
    upcoming move-in inspections
    ● Coach, train, build consensus, anticipate roadblocks, and motivate regional teams in all facets of efficient
    field operations.
    ● Train regional field teams to ensure budgets are consistent with the quality and pricing standards for the
    market.
    ● Monitor upcoming project pipeline and delivery schedule to coordinate efforts across functional groups in
    the regions.
    ● Provide reporting and data analysis on projects to next level management to influence changes for
    efficiency and best practices.
    ● Assist with the creation and implementation of policies relating to all areas of field operations.
    ● This brief summary is not an all-inclusive description of job duties. Other job duties and responsibilities may
    also be assigned by the incumbent’s manager at any time based upon Company need.

    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements
    listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made
    to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Qualifications

    ● High school diploma or equivalent
    ● Reliable transportation
    ● A minimum of 5 years of residential maintenance and renovation experience

    POSITION DESCRIPTION

    This document is provided by the Company for the benefit of its employees. It is not a contract and does not create a contract of any kind.
    The Company, at its sole discretion, may modify, suspend or terminate the document at any time, with or without notice. Final
    interpretation of the document and its provisions is the responsibility of the Human Resources Department.
    FirstKey Homes is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. M/F/D/V

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    ● Ability to read and produce reports using Excel and Yardi
    ● Strong knowledge of construction practices and sequencing
    ● Experience pulling permits and dealing with building officials
    ● Ability to prepare scopes of work, construction schedules and cost estimates
    ● Above average ability to communicate with others, both verbally and in writing
    ● Ability to adapt to growth and changing business environments
    ● Strong employee management skills
    ● Intermediate computer skills and the ability to learn specialized software
    ● Ability to multi-task
    ● Knowledge of the property management cycle
    WORKING CONDITIONS
    ● Indoor and outdoor work in all types of weather conditions.
    ● May sit or stand for several hours at a time; climb up and down stairs multiple times each day; and lift up to 50 lbs.
    ● Must travel throughout applicable market or regions more than 90% of the time.

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