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Founded in Gig Harbor, WA, Harbor Custom Development, Inc. is a real estate development company involved in all aspects of the land development cycle including, land acquisition, entitlements, construction of project infrastructure, home building, marketing, sales, and management of various residential projects in Washington, California, and Texas. Since 2014, Harbor Custom Development, Inc has been committed to building quality homes under the trade name Harbor Custom Homes®. Dedicated to exceptional craftsmanship with thoughtful design, Harbor Custom Homes® supports the modern family’s lifestyle.

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Heavy Civil Project Manager

Harbor Custom Development, Inc. (HCDI) is a publicly held homebuilder and land developer. The corporate office is located in Gig Harbor, Washington. HCDI currently has projects located in Kitsap and Mason counties in Washington state and in the greater metro markets of Austin, Texas, and Sacramento, California. The Company recorded just over $30 million in gross revenues in 2019 with an asset base of $32 million. In September of 2020, the Company successfully completed a $12.2 million initial public offering (IPO). In January of 2021, the Company completed a second public offering and raised an additional $27.6 million of capital.

Seeking Project Manager responsible for the successful acquisition and execution of our projects. The primary duties of a project manager will focus on leadership, estimating, contract negotiation, scheduling, cost management and forecasting, client relations, design coordination, planning, and change management. A strong technical and practical background in heavy civil construction is required. Also, excellent communication and an ability to work well in a team environment are considered critical to this position. The project manager will work with senior managers, estimators, and other construction professionals across HCDI’s divisions and other construction and engineering firms. The project manager is responsible for on-site project operations and management. Larger and/or complex projects may require full-time on-site management while smaller, less complex projects allow for project manager to travel to/from the project as needed.

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Manage and direct estimating through tendering and proposal stage, including analyze drawings, specifications, proposals, and other documentation to prepare time, cost, and labor estimates for projects.
  • Monitor comparison of estimated costs to actual costs.
  • Manage and direct project construction teams by providing communication, coordination, and follow-up to meet project goals and objectives; ensure project scope or work, schedule and budget are clearly defined and understood.
  • Establish project procedures consistent with contractual documents and quality plans for all engineering work; determine and oversee all project controls, schedules, and budgets.
  • Serve as project representative with client, constructor, subcontractors, and vendors at kick-off meetings, job walks, project review, and other meetings and correspondence.
  • Coordinate training and compliance measures to ensure project procedures are followed.
  • Identify and secure necessary approvals for all changes in project scope, budget and/or schedule (change orders).
  • Maintain ongoing communication with executive team, making adjustments as necessary to comply with client needs within contractual obligations, or adjust project deliverables to meet client and HCDI needs.
  • Ensure all work products are consistent with industry standards and in accordance with good engineering practice and applicable codes, and in compliance with all pertinent legal codes and requirements.
  • Provide ongoing training and mentoring to entry and midlevel engineers to promote employee development.
  • Work with Government Agencies in obtaining subdivision acceptance and coordinating the required corrective work to obtain final acceptance and bond release.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Utilize extensive knowledge of basic engineering fundamentals and practices to track and budget progress with project milestones.
  • Oversee project closeout and manage timely completion, including O&M manuals, owner training, as-built documents, etc.
  • Manage timely subcontractor and client invoicing and ensure timely payments.
  • Manage and report all financial projections for all project costs.
  • Strong on-site presence and leadership will be required as each project demands require. 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Construction Management from a four-year college or university preferred.
  • At least 5 years of related experience and/or training, specifically in the Civil construction industry.
  • Experience working in a team setting and directing/reviewing the work of others.
  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).
  • The physical ability to freely access all points of a construction site in wide-ranging climates and environmental conditions.
  • Ability and desire to travel to project sites.
  • Professional Engineer License preferred but not essential.
  • Strong all-around knowledge of geotechnical engineering, ground improvement techniques, structural deep foundation methods, and support of excavation (SOE) operations.
  • Experience with Construction Software (i.e. HCSS, Procore, Fieldwire), MS Project, Microsoft Excel, CAD, BlueBeam.

Base Salary: $165k plus or minus, dependent on experience.

"We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status."
Superintendent / Multi Family

Harbor Custom Development, Inc. (HCDI) is a publicly held homebuilder and land developer. The corporate office is located in Gig Harbor, Washington. HCDI currently has projects located in Kitsap and Mason counties in Washington state and in the greater metro markets of Austin, Texas, and Sacramento, California. The Company recorded just over $30 million in gross revenues in 2019 with an asset base of $32 million. In September of 2020, the Company successfully completed a $12.2 million initial public offering (IPO). In January of 2021, the Company completed a second public offering and raised an additional $27.6 million of capital.

Job Overview: The Superintendent will oversee all phases of a construction project.

Responsibilities and Expectations:

  • Develop a schedule and cost-effective plan for completion of an assigned project.
  • Responsible for holding subcontractors and suppliers accountable to the schedule.
  • Collaborate with other staff to create preconstruction estimates and budgets for materials and labor.
  • Coordinate and schedule the work activities of tradespeople, professionals, and laborers, communicating to and via project foreperson to deliver instructions and project assignments as appropriate.
  • Regularly inspect work for quality and timeliness; prepare and provide progress reports to owners and architects; make recommendations for necessary modifications.
  • Coordinate and administer weekly project meetings and safety meetings with subcontractors, suppliers, and field personnel.
  • Ensure specifications and regulations outlined in architectural and engineering plans are followed.
  • Monitor budget throughout the project and communicate variances as they occur.
  • Maintain records related to costs and inventory.
  • Address any safety violations or other deficiencies.
  • Collaborate with clients, Project Manager, and other construction management to determine budget, and timeline.
  • Coordinate materials and equipment delivery with vendors and suppliers.
  • Review the project plans and identify constructability concerns, design deficiencies, or value engineering options.
  • Make changes in the operation as necessary to best meet construction deadlines.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities

  • 5+ years of multi-family Superintendent experience.
  • Excellent communications skills required for interaction with vendors, designers, consultants, and clients.
  • Financial and job cost accounting knowledge.
  • Ability to work under pressure and coordinate numerous groups of people and activities to achieve maximum efficiency.

Professional Attributes

  • Ability to learn quickly, make an immediate impact, and provide value.
  • Confidence in professional aptitude and ability to effectively convey skills, knowledge, and qualifications.
  • High energy and enthusiasm, with a strong commitment to exceeding expectations.
  • Team player with a strong desire to be an active, long-term participant in the growth of the company.
  • Flexibility and openness.

Character Traits that are important in our company culture are:

  • Do the right thing, act with integrity, honesty, and put yourself in the shoes of others.
  • Be an ambassador, help one another succeed.
  • Show up for each other, act with empathy, humility, and bring your authentic self to work every day.

Compensation Package

HCDI offers a competitive compensation package highly dependent upon experience and skill level.

  • Base Salary: 90k-110k plus or minus, dependent on experience.
  • Other Compensation: Stock Option eligible.
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision provided by HCDI for employees and available for spouse/family.

Job Type: Full-time

"We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status."
Construction and Development Laborer

WHY JOIN HARBOR CUSTOM DEVELOPMENT?

Our infrastructure development division efficiently constructs a diverse range of residential communities and improved lots in a cost-effective manner. We utilize heavy equipment to develop raw land and create residential subdivisions and multi-family communities. The development process includes land clearing, site development, public and private road improvements, installation of wet utilities such as sewer, water, and storm sewer lines, in addition to the construction of dry utility lines for power, gas, telephone, and cable service providers.

Job Summary:
Job site Construction and Development Laborer’s assist in all aspects of the construction projects. Our ideal candidate has a strong commitment to the job, safety, and timely attendance.

Responsibilities included but not limited to:

  • Clean and prepare construction site including manning the wheel wash station. 
  • Digging trenches, compacting earth, and backfilling holes.
  • Remove and replace soil protection plastic.
  • Unload and load materials.
  • Perform setup and cleanup tasks on job site.
  • Provide other support as needed.

Requirements:

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Ability to lift 30-80lbs repeatedly walk, move, bend, lift for long periods of time.
  • Ability to work in all-weather types.
  • Ability to safely traverse variable terrain.
  • Reliable Transportation.

We Offer:

  • Hourly Rate: $ 25+/- DOE.
  • Paid Sick Leave, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation.
  • Medical insurance.
  • 401k with a company match. 


"We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status."
Heavy Civil Construction Superintendent

The Superintendent will function as a field supervisor and may have responsibility for multiple Foreman, and/or laborers/craft workers. Will be responsible for the organization, work methods, scheduling, cost control, conformity with drawings and specification, workmanship, and assignment of work to accomplish the execution of the work, either directly or through Foreman. The Superintendent will also work to maintain positive working relationships with agencies, consultants, suppliers, subcontractors, and jobsite staff.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a schedule and cost-effective plan for completion of an assigned project.
  • Responsible for holding subcontractors and suppliers accountable to the schedule.
  • Provide supervisory direction of craft workers via the general foreman and foreman, managing the performance of productivity, safety, quality, and schedule adherence.
  • Collaborate with other staff to create preconstruction estimates and budgets for materials and labor.
  • Coordinate and schedule the work activities of tradespeople, professionals, and laborers, communicating to and via project foreperson to deliver instructions and project assignments as appropriate.
  • Regularly inspect work for quality and timeliness; prepare and provide progress reports to owners; make recommendations for necessary modifications.
  • Coordinate and administer weekly project meetings and safety meetings with subcontractors, suppliers, and field personnel.
  • Ensure specifications and regulations outlined in civil engineering plans are followed.
  • Monitor budget throughout the project and communicate variances as they occur.
  • Maintain records related to costs and inventory.
  • address any safety violations or other deficiencies.
  • Collaborate with clients, Project Manager, and other construction management to determine budget, and timeline.
  • Assist in schedule planning, determining craft labor levels, material quantities, and equipment requirements.
  • Review and approve the balance of Foremen, journeymen and laborer’s composite labor rates.
  • Coordinate materials and equipment delivery with vendors and suppliers.
  • Review the project plans and identify constructability concerns, design deficiencies, or value engineering options.
  • Make changes in the operation as necessary to best meet construction deadlines.
  • Maintain daily diary for record keeping purposes.
  • Fully understand project equipment and materials.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

  • Knowledge and understanding Labor Regulations.
  • Strong written, communication and problem-solving skills.
  • Broad understanding of heavy civil construction industry.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Function effectively within a team unit.
  • Understanding of civil construction documents and drawings.
  • Computer proficient with ability to adapt to new innovations and processes.
  • Capable of leading and managing craft employees.
  • Basic knowledge of civil construction industry including equipment, labor, means and methods, codes and standard.
  • 5 years related construction experience.

Base Salary: $135k +/- based on experience

"We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status."
Development Analyst

Harbor Custom Development, Inc is seeking a Development Analyst to assist underwriting and identifying new development opportunities across the country. The area of focus will be on new multi-family apartment and condo projects. Multi-family development experience working with architects, contractors, zoning and permitting process is a must. This position will report to the Senior Director of Acquisitions.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Research and analyze potential projects, including market demographics, zoning, utilities, title, and rent/sales comps.
  • Preliminary due diligence reviewing all available project materials prior to purchase.
  • Communicate and coordinate with architects, engineers, project managers, and consultants to determine project viability.
  • Knowledge of building codes and navigating local zoning resolutions preferred.
  • Generate proformas with estimated hard and soft costs.
  • Assist with monthly reports.
  • Some local and out of state travel required.

Desired Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Architecture, Real Estate, Planning, or other related fields.
  • 2-5 Years multi-family experience preferred.
  • Experience reviewing Architectural and Engineering drawings a must.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills a must.
  • Underwriting experience preferred.
  • Driven by analytics and research.
  • Knowledge of building codes and navigating local zoning resolutions preferred.
  • Self-starter with time management skills.

Base Salary: DOE

  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision, 401k, life insurance
  • Schedule: Hybrid, with at least three days in the office

"We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status."
Financial Planning & Analysis Sr. Manager / Director

The FP&A Sr. Manager / Director will be a key figure building the annual budget, quarterly forecasts, and working with executives and operational team members to drive positive operating and financial results for the business.

Responsibilities and Expectations: include the following. This description outlines the major recurring responsibilities of the position and is not intended to be all inclusive. Other job objectives and assignments will occur.

  •  Build the annual budget. Present plan to executives.
  • Prepare quarterly forecasts.
  • Maintain an up-to-date listing of all of the Company’s projects along with financial model for each which will include unit/lot information, expected timing of project stages, revenues, cost of sales, spend curve, debt amortization and interest schedules, cash flows, etc.
  • Support the CEO, COO, CFO, Director of Acquisitions, Director of Operations, etc. as requested with purchase and sale decisions.
  • Assist the Accounting team with month end close procedures as needed.
  • Perform monthly analytics over the financial results including segment analysis, profitability analysis, budget vs. actual analysis, forecast vs. actual analysis, current period vs. prior period analysis, etc.
  • Review the weekly cash forecast for completeness and accuracy.
  • Assist with the preparation of investor presentations and other reports and materials as requested.
  • Support the CFO with ad hoc projects as needed which could include but may not be limited to additional public offerings, debt financing, mergers and acquisitions, divestitures, system implementations, etc.
  • Design adequate controls for the finance department and ensure those controls are operating effectively.

Qualifications: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting or Finance required; MACC or MBA highly preferred
  • Active CPA or CFA license preferred
  • Public Company experience preferred
  • At least 7 years of progressive professional work experience preferred
  • Experience managing people preferred
  • Real estate and Construction industry knowledge and/or experience preferred

Knowledge, Skills and Other Abilities:

  • Advanced Excel skills
  • Sufficient understanding of GAAP

Professional Attributes and Character Traits:

  • Desire to continue learning and taking on more responsibility
  • Strong work ethic: willing to do whatever it takes to get the job done
  • Able to solve complex challenges
  • Passion for creating and/or improving processes and procedures
  • Pays close attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Team player who brings out the best in others by sharing his/her knowledge with others and is willing to learn from others

Salary: $140k-$160k plus bonus

"We're an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status."

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    1201 Pacific Avenue, Suite 1200
    Tacoma, WA 98402
    Phone: (253) 649-0636

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    House plans, specifications, pricing, and data shown are subject to change. These dollar amounts represent projections based upon our understanding of current market conditions and are forward looking statements, and should not be relied upon when making investment decisions. There can be no guarantee that the company will realize sales at the dollar amounts listed.