Job Description

Ref No.:20-00982
Location: Trenton, New Jersey
* Under the direction of the RREM Program Manager, perform complex administrative, analytical and professional work to promote the planning, operation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) programs and related services administered by DCA.

* Provide technical assistance and guidance to program and contract staff related to building code requirements and Housing and Urban Development (HUD) CDBG-DR construction standards, including energy efficiency, lead based paint and requirements related to National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

* Act as a liaison on behalf of the program with building officials, zoning officers, contractors, design professionals and other state and local agencies.

* Provide technical assistance and on-site monitoring of residential construction for both rehabilitation/elevation and new construction under Federally-funded rebuilding programs managed the Sandy Recovery Division, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs.

* Provide ongoing support on RREM program construction activities, such as change orders, contractor validation, and construction payment processing, while providing policy expertise to ensure program compliance with CDBG-DR regulations.

* Candidates should have experience with all facets of residential construction, knowledge of New Jersey building code requirements and ability to troubleshoot and mediate job site building-related issues.

* Under the direction of a supervisor, oversees and interacts with contractors involved in rehabilitation, reconstruction, elevation and mitigation of single and multi-family dwellings.

* Acts as the liaison between various contractors, including construction companies, and is involved in the planning, monitoring and evaluation compliance with stated goals and objectives.

Technical Skills: Possess familiarity with construction methodologies, reading construction drawings, estimating software packages and other technical aspects of construction. Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point is a plus.
Skills Preferred: At least 3 years of previous construction management experience. Previous experience in housing development or housing construction. Experience working in an architectural or engineering office.

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