Equinox Management & Construction is rapidly growing and leading a number of interesting construction projects in Philadelphia. We are looking for an experienced Construction Project Manager to join our team. Reporting to our Sr. VP of Development & Construction, you will learn our “DRIVE" process, collaboratively improve upon it, and take the lead on one or more of our construction projects.
Equinox is a leading Philadelphia-based sustainable real estate developer and builder. We provide services within property management, development and construction, and strive to balance change with sustainability in our built environment.
At Equinox, we have created an entrepreneurial environment, in which everyone is able to make a significant contribution while receiving the coaching and mentorship they need to be successful. The right candidate will also be motivated to further Equinox’s mission of bringing design-savvy, impactful and sustainable projects to the Philadelphia-area.
You are confident in your abilities while possessing a humility that makes you eager to learn and grow
You take complete ownership of your projects, and naturally think on your feet and proactively solve problems
You want to take control of your career and make a significant contribution to the future of a growing entrepreneurial company
You understand how to build a team, and effectively manage and influence a variety of people, resources, and stakeholders
You have developed your communication and presentation skills to the point that you are naturally able to build trust and confidence, manage expectations, and diffuse tense situations when necessary
Pre-construction: collaborate with the management team, designers, and engineers to develop game plans and presentations, create estimates, and pursue necessary approvals / permits.
Project management: pull together necessary resources to get project started, develop procurement plan; and take the lead on project documentation, accounting, logistics and contracts
Field-level: take ownership of quality control, safety, subcontractor coordination and management, field documentation, and any surveying and testing that needs to be done
Customer satisfaction and communication: stay in constant communication with internal and external customers, gather feedback, answer questions, manage expectations; and ensure good working relationships with city agencies, neighbors, and other key stakeholders.
Five (5) + years of experience as a Construction Project Manager driving all phases of $5 million+ construction projects as described in the above responsibilities
Bachelor's degree preferred, but open to equivalent work experience
Able to efficiently read, analyze and interpret construction industry and government technical documents, procedures, and regulations
Field-tested mathematical and reasoning abilities
Tech savvy: able to effectively utilize Microsoft Projects, Excel, and the rest of the Office Suite, as well as other systems that we are implementing or may adopt in the future
Additional Salary Information: Competitive compensation commensurate with experience, health insurance, PTO and holidays
About Equinox Management & Construction
Equinox MC is a Philadelphia based, fully integrated real estate development, property management, general contracting and property maintenance company. In our 19 years of operation, we have developed over 300,000 square feet of residential rental property. We have specialized in urban infill development, provide management services for over 1000 beds of student housing at University campuses around the greater Philadelphia area, and additionally manage over 20 commercial tenants in over 120,000 square feet of retail space.
Our mission is to provide high quality property management & construction services to the real estate industry. Furthermore, we are committed to positive change, balanced with sustainability, in our built environment. We are an Energy Star partner and we recently completed the largest LEED-certified modular structure in the country.