• Assistant Commercial Construction Manager

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(3/1/2018 1:35 PM)
    Construction - Commercial

    Role Overview


    At Cortland Partners, you map the story of your success. We don't adhere to the status quo, we love outside industry perspective, and we thrive on exploring possibilities and reimagining solutions. As an innovative leader in multifamily, our high performance continues to drive exponential growth – and we invite you to join us on our journey towards real estate excellence. With tools and guidance to sharpen your skills, you can forge your own career path, love what you do, and let it show.


    As an Assistant Commercial Construction Manager, you work closely with the Construction Manager to handle the day-to-day on specific projects related to the renovation, new construction, and various capex projects of a multi-million dollar, multifamily apartment home community.


    Roles You'll Play



    • Know how to incorporate super intricate construction elements into fully functioning multifamily homes, including envelope sealing, mechanical systems, insulation, energy efficiency, windows, and siding
    • Familiar with accepted building practices including techniques, code requirements, market pricing, and permitting processes
    • Prefer a job that allows you to wear steel-toe boots, hard hats, and work gloves
    • Assist the Construction Manager on due diligence walks – assessing renovation needs, estimating repair costs, and writing out summaries of overall property conditions 


    • Work with Construction Manager to plan special projects, generate take-offs, update stakeholders, and maintain project logs
    • Track change order requests, respond to feedback from property management personnel, prepare reports, and share overall project goals and details with senior managers
    • Check items off your to-do list all day long, while managing countless details like a whiz
    • Assist with the delivery of quality projects that meet all time and budgetary restrictions
    • Help the Construction Manager with design tasks, including schematic drawings, 100% construction drawings, specification sheets, and scope/price documents


    • Assist the procurement of construction services, including contract award and buyout
    • Enjoy searching high and low for valuable employee and contractor additions to your team
    • Create a welcoming environment for new team members, ensuring them a smooth ride for the duration of their contract
    • Coordinate and inspect contractors’ work, identifying things that could be done in a cheaper, safer, cleaner, or more efficient manner


    Our Vision of What Success Looks Like

    • Your team’s projects are completed on time, within budget, at the highest quality, and with a green emphasis.
    • The operational success rate for the projects you help manage have never been higher, thanks to your close attention to detail and recommendations for improvement.
    • The Construction Manager raves about your industry knowledge and knack for finding creative solutions to construction, renovation, and contractor challenges.


    Your Building Blocks of Success

    • Stellar record in real estate, specifically in the construction field
    • Proven project coordination skills for each stage of construction and renovation
    • Strong analytical problem-solving and costing skills
    • Able to communicate effectively with a diverse array of people
    • Bachelor's degree in construction, engineering, business management, or architecture
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, and Project) and Timberline 


    The Foundation of Cortland Partners


    At Cortland, we create, reimagine, and manage apartment communities for over 100,000 residents nationwide. Headquartered in Atlanta, GA, we have communities in ten states and regional offices in Charlotte, Dallas, Denver, Houston, and Orlando. From product design and procurement to general contracting and property management, we do it all – to make sure our communities are the perfect setting for living life to its fullest.


    Our success is fueled by our belief in a better life – where hospitality is always a given, each detail is worth a second thought, and every open door is a new opportunity to go beyond expectations. We come to work every day to create possibilities for people – possibilities that translate into superior living spaces and experiences designed to inspire our residents, associates, and investors to live a better life focused on what matters most to them.



    Cortland Partners is an equal opportunity employer, and we’re proud to support and celebrate diversity in the workplace. We are committed to equal consideration for all qualified applicants regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation or assistance with the application process and/or using our website, please email talentresources@cortlandpartners.com or call 404.965.3988.


    Cortland Partners is a drug-free workplace.


    Cortland Partners participates in e-verify to verify the employment status of

    all persons hired to work in the United States.


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