Construction Manager - Multifamily

$120,000 - $150,000 yearly
  • The Paulsen Group
  • Bellevue, WA, USA
  • Oct 13, 2021
Full time LIHTC Developer

Job Description

General Contractor with expertise in developing and renovating affordable housing communities throughout the Pacific Northwest. Projects typically fulfill a critical need in the community by increasing housing access for workforce, seniors, low-income families, or rural residents.

Position Description:

  • Coordinate project start-up and mobilization
  • Issue bid instructions to subcontractors and manage ongoing performance.
  • Finalize project costs and issue Project Contract.
  • Prepare, update and monitor Project Schedule to ensure compliance with the Project Contract.
  • Subcontractor Buyout – issuance and scope of work/progress monitoring
  • Prepare Request for Proposals, Change Orders Requests and oversees Change Order Administration.
  • Support the on-site construction activities and Project Superintendent by obtaining necessary permits, providing responses to RFIs, and issuing drawings and changes.
  • Attend weekly job meetings and prepares meeting minutes.
  • Prepare monthly job forecasts, project billings and subcontractor billings.
  • Responsible for maintaining all project documentation, to include transmittals, project directories, current contracts and correspondence.
  • Responsible for overseeing quality control, and compliance with contractual requirement.
  • Oversee all fiscal aspects of the project, including: issuing all subcontractors, approving all vendor invoices, monitoring cost of self-performed work, and pricing and issuing of project changes.
  • Assess strengths and weaknesses of individual employees, and develop/implement the team concept.
  • Act as liaison between the development team, architect, engineers, and governmental entities.


  • Bachelor degree in construction management, engineering, architecture or other related field or equivalent combination of technical training and/or related experience.
  • 15-20 years’ experience working for a commercial general contractor required, managing field operations for multi-family new builds and renovations preferred.
  • Must have the knowledge of current building envelope assemblies. Knowledge of waterproofing detailing, insulation types, siding detailing, ventilation and a vast knowledge of roofing properties required.
  • Low Income (LIHTC)/Affordable Housing experience preferred.
  • Experience working on occupied properties a plus.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications such as:  Excel, Word, and Outlook. Working knowledge of Bluebeam and MS Project software, or equivalent, a plus.
  • Willingness and ability to travel in the region. Projects may include an overnight stay and long distances to drive. This is an absolute requirement.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.