Quality Control & Training Manager – New York City
The Merritt & Harris group of JLL is currently seeking an experienced Quality Control & Training Manager to join our dynamic team in New York City, New York. It’s an in-office position with no field work required.
Since 1937, Merritt & Harris ( www.merrittandharrisinc.com ) has been a national leader in construction consulting, representing lenders and real estate investors on a variety of complex and high-profile projects including professional sports facilities, hotels, retail spaces, industrial, office and residential buildings. No design work is performed by our staff. The group employs over 40 people in four offices across the country (NYC, Los Angeles, South Florida, Atlanta). Along with access to some of the most compelling projects and best experience in the industry and a collegial and professional group of peers, we offer a full range of benefits including 401k, health, dental, eye care, and life insurance, paid licensing fees, and a great work/life balance.
The Quality Control and Training Manager will review and provide feedback to the technical staff on all Plan & Cost Review, Construction Monitoring, and Property Condition Assessment (PCA) Reports that reflect the best and most accurate work in the construction consulting industry. The quality and accuracy of the group’s reporting product is of key importance to the operation of the firm. The primary duty of the manager will be to serve as a knowledgeable final check on the clarity and consistency of comments and conclusions, accounting issues, and formatting on our reports before they’re transmitted to the client. And to determine, as a result of their observations, the priority of needs in training and the implementation of effective training programs that will lead to a superior product. This is a full-time position and the person will report directly to the group’s Managing Director.
The successful candidate will be personable, a very strong communicator and team player. Additionally, they will have a strong work ethic, and a good (and appropriate) sense of humor to help them navigate the challenges while keeping morale high. We look for individuals who can work through difficult conversations and have all parties feeling motivated afterwards about an appropriate course of action.
Education and Experience:
· Professional license (RA or PE) or a bachelors degree in architecture, engineering or
· Minimum 10 years of construction field work experience
Skills and Abilities:
· Working knowledge of plans and specifications, requisition draw requests, contingencies,
contracts, budgets, change orders, lien waivers, and construction schedules
· Excellent oral and written skills
· Working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
· Experienced in production of Plan & Cost Review, Construction Monitoring, and PCA Reports
· Ability to positively relate to employees in order to present constructive feedback in a non-offensive manner
· Ability to develop, organize, and facilitate continuing education training programs
Personality Traits of Our Team:
· Professionalism in all interactions
· Positive and energetic in contributing to the Merritt & Harris team
· A healthy sense of humor
Compensation and Benefits:
· Salary commensurate with experience
· Full Benefits package available
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