Capital Area Housing Partnership is looking for a contract Construction Manager
This contractor would work under direction of the Executive Director or Assistant Executive
Director and provides construction management for CAHP’s projects; prepares construction
specifications, cost estimates, monitors construction improvements of housing rehabilitation and
new construction projects; informs and advises property owners and buyers about housing
rehabilitation and related housing programs; provides construction instruction to
homeowners/buyers via home inspections; recruits and qualifies participating contractors; and
does other work as required.
- Federal, State, and local building codes, ordinances and administrative orders applicable to
building and construction trades.
- State and Federal housing rehabilitation funding programs, guidelines and processes.
- Lead based paint and Section 3 program requirements.
- Rehabilitation labor, material costs and construction methods.
- Rehabilitation and new construction plans and specifications.
- The techniques and methods of housing inspection to locate health and safety concerns.
- Interpret, explain and apply building and housing codes and/or ordinances
- Adhere to Federal and State funding regulations, rules and guidelines.
- Prepare rehabilitation plans, specifications and cost estimates.
- Make inspections and detect deviations from approved plans and specifications.
- Inspect crawl spaces, attics, cellars, and work in confined/cramped body positions.
- Inspect buildings from ladders and scaffolding
- Inspect surfaces that may be slippery.
- Work in high concentration of dust and sawdust in remodeling sites and newly insulated buildings.
- Compute material and labor cost estimates.
- Prepare clear and concise reports and keep accurate records.
- Review and interpret bid proposals.
- Deal tactfully and effectively with homeowners, contractors, and others contacted in the course of
- Advise contractor and property owner on rehabilitation construction requirements with tact and
- Learn to conduct technical construction training.
- Walk moderate distances over rough terrain, climb ladders and work in confined spaces
- Learn to input, access and analyze data using a computer.
Training and Experience
Any combination of training and experience, which would provide the required knowledge and abilities, is
qualifying. A typical way to obtain the knowledge and abilities would be:
- Two years of experience as a building contractor with remodeling or rehabilitation and project
management job duties; OR
- Two years of experience performing building inspection work for conformance to the uniform
building codes, and which includes experience preparing cost estimates and bid specifications: OR
- Two years of experience performing comparable work in a Housing Rehabilitation Program.
To apply, please send resume to CAHP, 1290 Deerpath, East Lansing, MI 48823 or email