Job Opportunities

Traveling Occupancy/Leasing Specialist

Property Management and Development Company seeks a CERTIFIED OCCUPANCY SPECIALIST. This position will be based in Boston and require travel to various locations throughout the Company’s portfolio as needed.

This role interacts directly with current residents to ensure accurate processing of re-certifications. Perform rent collection, process purchase orders and invoices, month-end reports, and subsidy vouchers and tenant data using TRACS software system. Process rental applications and manage waitlists. Maintain occupancy and utilize all local and regional outreach and marketing opportunities to fill vacancies expeditiously. Maintain and audit files in accordance with HUD regulations and Company policies, in a consistently neat and accurate manner. Conduct resident orientation meetings with Property Manager when required. Operate within constraints of existing Federal and State guidelines as they pertain to resident selection, location and property management.

Successful candidate must have excellent organizational and communication skills, be detail oriented, self-motivated and have the ability to work in fast-paced environments with diverse clientele including elders, families and disabled populations. Ability to meet deadlines on a monthly/weekly/quarterly/annual basis is a must.

Qualifications:

  • Associates degree or equivalent required.
  • Tax Credit and/or Certified Occupancy Specialist accreditation.
  • 3 years’ experience in affordable housing.
  • Awareness of Federal, State and City guidelines; ability to keep abreast of all HUD & Sate Housing regulations; experience with project-based Section 8 housing.
  • Excellent MS Office skills including Excel, Word and Outlook.
  • Experience with Onesite software a plus.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Associate

Required experience:

  • affordable housing: 3 years

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Construction Superintendent - East Boston, MA

Property Management and Development Company is seeking an experienced Construction Superintendent for a $20mm construction/rehab project encompassing 380 occupied units in East Boston. Responsibilities include:

  • Plan, direct and coordinate the project as assigned by management.
  • Oversee workers and the entire project from beginning to end.
  • Analyze blueprints and other documentation to prepare time, cost, materials and labor estimates for additional work orders.
  • Determine Labor requirements.
  • Responsible for scheduling and estimating the time required to complete projects.
  • Monitor and direct the progress on construction sites.
  • Work to ensure projects are completed within a specified time as directed by the schedule.
  • Oversee the purchase, delivery of materials, construction tools and equipment.
  • Ensure all safety precautions are adhered to by construction workers, subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Monitor the compliance of set regulations.
  • Maximize profitability on a project through efficiency and material cost savings.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years’ experience in this or a similar role; BS degree in Construction Management a plus; detail oriented; excellent verbal and non-verbal communication skills; able to work under tight deadlines and handle competing priorities at the same time; knowledge of Excel, Word and other Construction Industry software.

 

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with salary requirements in PDF or Word format.

 

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

 

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Construction Project Manager - East Boston, MA

Property Management and Development Company is undergoing a $20mm construction/rehab project encompassing 380 occupied multifamily units in East Boston. We are seeking a talented individual for a Construction Project Manager role with knowledge and management experience in renovation to oversee various aspects of apartment interior, exterior, common area and amenity renovation projects. The role will direct renovation efforts on multiple buildings by managing Superintendents, on site Contractors/Vendors, scheduling and communication with Operations, interacting with City Officials/Inspectors, Architects and Engineers, reporting status and communicating with Supervisors and Senior Management.

Responsibilities:

  • Communicate and work effectively with Subcontractors, Vendors and all levels of the Company’s organizational chart. Represent Weston with Architects and Engineers, Consultants, City Officials/Inspectors and Government Authorities.
  • Evaluate the physical condition of the Company’s assets and define project scopes of work. Review contract documents and confirm the budget setup and project milestones.
  • Secure bids while obtaining management approval - prepare and execute contracts.
  • Obtain Subcontractor Agreements and confirm compliance with project insurance requirements.
  • Participate in the budget preparation and approval process. • Ensure timely completion of projects within budget – communicate issues proactively.
  • Oversee the completion of work, provide daily and weekly status of work and maintain a high level of communication to Senior Management. Attend all management meetings necessary to monitor and manage the project, chairing as appropriate.
  • Utilize all necessary technology applications, including MS Excel, Word, Outlook and Project.
  • Ensure all safety precautions are adhered to by construction workers, subcontractors and suppliers.

Qualifications:

  • The ideal candidate will have a minimum of eight years’ experience in this or a similar role; BS degree in Construction Management (or equivalent) a plus; meaningful experience with staff management and a working knowledge of contract administration are also required.
  • Ability to demonstrate budget responsibility and decision making authority.
  • Ability to constantly multi-task and handle competing priorities between Weston business needs, organizational issues and sound tenant relations.
  • Possess judgment to know when to appropriately escalate issues up the chain of command.
  • A strong sense of urgency and initiative. Able to quickly study and react to complex issues.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to confidently and decisively take action.
  • Team leader with excellent diplomatic and communication skills; able to handle and resolve conflicts effectively in a firm by fair manner.
  • Must have sound and professional written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have strong analytical skills, including the use of MS Excel/Word/Outlook/Project, Estimating and Construction Management software.

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter and resume with salary requirements in PDF or Word format.

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

Required experience:

  • Project Management: 8 years

 

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Property Manager - Lewiston, ME

Successful candidate will have experience with project-based Section 8 housing, EIV reporting, and a strong working knowledge of HUD and Maine Housing regulations.  Incumbant will perform a variety of professional property management functions including the supervision of on-site personnel and continuous operation of full, clean and safe apartment complexes.  Must also be able to:

  • Formulate and adhere to operating budgets
  • Market and rent apartments taking all steps to achieve full occupancy
  • Adhere to HUD and company Policies
  • Adhere to rent collection procedures
  • Enforce resident compliance to lease provisions
  • Prepare certification/re-certification forms and submit accurate HAP requests monthly
  • Solicit bids for goods and services
  • Be available for on-call emergencies.

Qualifications:

  • Possession of a bachelor’s degree in management for business administration, real estate or related field from an accredited college or university; and
  • Two (2) year’s professional property management experience.
  • Awareness of Federal, State and City guidelines; ability to keep abreast of all HUD & Maine Housing regulations; Experience with project based Section 8 housing.
  • Must be proficient in MS Office - Word, Excel, and Outlook. Must be knowledgeable w/Onesite software.

Great benefits package.  This is a lifetime opportunity to work for a small family owned property management company that has the highest standards in the industry.  Over half of our employee base has been with the company over 10 years.

 

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Maintenance Technician - Bangor, ME

Must have prior construction, carpentry and electrical experience.

  • Participate in all maintenance projects, snow removal, trash removal and grounds work as needed;
  • On-call services may be required for emergencies and/or lock-outs during nights or weekends;
  • Assist in the renovations on apartment turnovers and annual inspections;
  • Possess knowledge of property regarding water shutoffs, gas shutoffs, sewer clean outs, apartment shutoffs, etc.; 
  • Repair and maintain equipment and machinery, plumbing, physical structure, grounds and electrical wiring and fixtures in accordance with blueprints, manuals, and building codes, using hand tools, carpenter’s, electrician’s, and plumber’s tools;
  • Install electrical equipment and repair or replace wiring, fixtures, and bulbs;
  • Repair or replace brick and plaster walls;
  • Paint walls, floors, ceilings, or fixtures;
  • Repair various types of furniture, doors, windows, floors, appliances, lockers, gates, roofs, and ceilings, cabinetry; build sheds and other outbuildings; dig ditches, trenches, and post holes; patch and repair sidewalks and streets; maintain grounds;
  • Deliver notices to Residents;
  • Provide accurate record keeping of work completed and all required reporting systems. 

Requirements:  Two (2) years’ experience performing building maintenance and repair work -  position may have supervision and training responsibilities over others.  Ability to read and interpret blueprints, manuals, and building codes; Must be able to lift 100 lbs., climb and work from ladders.  Must be willing and able to work at other locations as needed and possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license along with willingness to use personal transportation in the course of performing duties.  Ability to be bonded and possession of current insurances required.

Along with a competitive salary and generous benefits, Weston Associates offers the opportunity to advance as far as talents and interests will allow. We are committed to hiring superior candidates who share our entrepreneurial passion for the business of real estate, whether it is in property development, property management or residential construction. Maintaining this talented team of professionals is how we stay on top of our field.

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Maintenance Technician - Lewiston, ME

Must have prior construction, carpentry and electrical experience.

  • Participate in all maintenance projects, snow removal, trash removal and grounds work as needed;
  • On-call services may be required for emergencies and/or lock-outs during nights or weekends;
  • Assist in the renovations on apartment turnovers and annual inspections;
  • Possess knowledge of property regarding water shutoffs, gas shutoffs, sewer clean outs, apartment shutoffs, etc.; 
  • Repair and maintain equipment and machinery, plumbing, physical structure, grounds and electrical wiring and fixtures in accordance with blueprints, manuals, and building codes, using hand tools, carpenter’s, electrician’s, and plumber’s tools;
  • Install electrical equipment and repair or replace wiring, fixtures, and bulbs;
  • Repair or replace brick and plaster walls;
  • Paint walls, floors, ceilings, or fixtures;
  • Repair various types of furniture, doors, windows, floors, appliances, lockers, gates, roofs, and ceilings, cabinetry; build sheds and other outbuildings; dig ditches, trenches, and post holes; patch and repair sidewalks and streets; maintain grounds;
  • Deliver notices to Residents;
  • Provide accurate record keeping of work completed and all required reporting systems. 

Requirements:  Two (2) years’ experience performing building maintenance and repair work -  position may have supervision and training responsibilities over others.  Ability to read and interpret blueprints, manuals, and building codes; Must be able to lift 100 lbs., climb and work from ladders.  Must be willing and able to work at other locations as needed and possess a valid motor vehicle operator’s license along with willingness to use personal transportation in the course of performing duties.  Ability to be bonded and possession of current insurances required.

Along with a competitive salary and generous benefits, Weston Associates offers the opportunity to advance as far as talents and interests will allow. We are committed to hiring superior candidates who share our entrepreneurial passion for the business of real estate, whether it is in property development, property management or residential construction. Maintaining this talented team of professionals is how we stay on top of our field.

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