Construction Project Specialist
Burlington Housing Authority (BHA) is seeking a full time (40 hours per week) Construction Project Specialist to join our dedicated team of professionals who assist low-income households by providing access to safe, affordable housing and retention support services that promote self-sufficiency and vibrant neighborhoods.
This position works closely with and supports the Director of Asset Management. The primary function is to coordinate and manage small to medium sized renovation and repair projects at BHA owned and managed properties. This position also has an administrative role that includes assisting in the development and preparation of construction project bid specifications and project requirements, manuals and plans, as well as other aspects of project management, which include managing contractors, interfacing with tenants, and assisting the department with capital needs planning and day to day operations in the office and out in the field. The Construction Project Specialist will also perform physical condition inspections of all owned and managed properties for assessment of capital needs and housing standards compliance.
Previous construction project management experience is required, as well as a valid driver’s license and personal means of transportation within the greater Burlington area. Must be sensitive to the needs of elderly, disabled and low-income housing. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge of construction and construction contract management, effective verbal and written communication skills, excellent organizational and computer skills with an emphasis on Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat and Google Apps.
Women, minorities, veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.