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We provide all our employees opportunities for professional development. We encourage our employees to take ownership of their careers and foster an environment where people are able to maximize their potential.

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If you are an experienced real estate professional looking for an outstanding work environment please send your resume to careers@akridge.com.

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Information For Recruiters
Akridge's Human Resources department is responsible for the company's recruiting and hiring. If your placement agency is interested in establishing a relationship with Akridge, please send company information, including the firm's standard search agreement and references, to: Stephanie Brown at sbrown@akridge.com or mail to: Akridge, Attn: Human Resources, 601 Thirteenth Street NW, Suite 300N, Washington, DC 20005.

Any resume received from any placement agency by anyone outside of Human Resources or in the absence of an agreement with Akridge will become property of Akridge, and Akridge shall have no obligation of payment with respect thereto.

Night Building Engineer

Date Posted: 01/31/2020

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

NIGHT BUILDING ENGINEER

 

Position Summary

The Night Engineer is primarily responsible for regular, monthly inspections of the commercial office buildings in the portfolio in order to assist the building teams in performing preventive maintenance and quality control.  The Night Engineer will provide reports to the Director of Engineering and Senior Chief Engineers. 

Essential Functions

Building Operations

·         Ensure that all buildings are regularly inspected and reports are provided to the Senior Chief Engineers and Director of Engineering. Request corrective maintenance through the electronic work order system.

·         Maintain collaborative relationships with the engineers, porters, property managers, security guards, concierges, lobby attendants and cleaning contractors to facilitate a team approach to maintaining the condition of the building.

·         In connection with the Director of Engineering, collaborate with the evening security guards on the Night Inspection process. Closely monitor progress and follow up on items identified in the inspections.

·         When appropriate, stay on top of material and supply requirements.

·         When appropriate, trouble shoot problems and provide support for tasks that otherwise could not be completed during the day shift.

·         Provide outstanding customer service at all times and be a positive resource for the quality maintenance of the asset. 

Miscellaneous

·         Assist with emergencies in the portfolio and with storm coverage.

·         Special projects as assigned by management.

·         Attend department meetings for reporting, coordination and problems/issues identifications. 

Requirements and Qualifications

·         4 to 5 years’ experience in commercial maintenance and engineering

·         Universal CFC

·         High School degree required

·         LEED Green Associate designation a plus

·         Must have effective communication and interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to resolve potentially difficult situations and conflict professionally.

·       Must be self-confident and be able to operate independently while also performing as    a member of a team.

·        Must have proficiency in Microsoft Outlook and Building Engines. 

 

Physical Requirements

·         Involves work of a physical nature usually performed while walking or standing.

·         Involves movement throughout commercial office buildings including roofs, penthouses, mechanical rooms, basements, garages and Client space.

·         May require nightly or routine travel between several buildings.

·         Involves indoor and outdoor work and in inclement weather from time to time. 

Building Manager

Date Posted: 01/27/2020

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

Building Manager

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

The Building Manager supports the management and operation of first class commercial office buildings in the Akridge portfolio, as assigned. The Building Manager’s primary obligation is to provide outstanding customer service to Clients, investors and vendors through innovative, responsible and responsive building management and financial management techniques. 

 The Building Manager will also coordinate with the Building Services, Leasing, Construction Management and Accounting departments to ensure outstanding customer service is provided to our Clients and Investors. 

This position reports directly to the Senior Property Manager of the assigned properties and works in cooperation with the Building Services staff, outside contractors, and in the service of all Building Clients.

GENERAL QUALIFICATIONS

  •  The Building Manager interacts regularly with all Clients, members of the Building Services staff, leasing representatives, Akridge accountants, and outside contractors.
  • Professionalism and the ability to deal with various personalities are primary qualifications.
  • The Building Manager must possess strong verbal communication skills, exemplary organizational skills, the ability to meet deadlines and the ability to handle multiple priorities. 
  • The Building Manager must be proficient in Word and Excel and have the ability to function on a variety of computer software programs.
  • Building Managers will be expected to enroll in the Real Property Administrators curriculum with the intention of receiving a RPA designation within approximately three years.
  • Four year degree or equivalent experience.
  • One to three years’ experience in commercial property management.
  • Must will be able to work independently and in multiple locations.

 SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES

Customer Service

  • Establish and maintain a professional relationship with Client representatives by visiting each Client contact on a regular basis.
  • Work in conjunction with other Akridge departments and all outside contracted personnel to provide Clients with the highest level of quality service.
  • Be familiar with all lease terms and requirements.
  • Coordinate Client relations activities with Akridge.
  • Respond promptly to all Client inquires and follow up with all requests for services.

Site Inspections and Building Operations

  • Perform daily site inspections of property.
  • Work with lead engineer and building services staff to ensure that the building mechanical systems and grounds are clean, secure, energy efficient, operating properly and in compliance with building codes.
  • Maintain vacant space in secured and marketable condition at all times.
  • Maintain emergency procedures guidelines.
  • Maintain garage operations.
  • Oversee on site contracted personnel to ensure that they provide our Clients with the highest quality service.  Act as a liaison with the Management Contact for the particular service provider.
  • Develop professional working relationships with Leasing, Construction Management, Development and Building Services.
  • Initiate work tickets as a result of site inspections and follow up with Engineer, Porter or Lobby Attendant.
  • Follow up with Clients on work orders.

 Contractor Assignments

  • Act as contact for requests from Clients regarding contract work and contracted personnel.  Initiate work request and/or arrange for contractor.  Inform PM and follow up with contractor and Client.
  • Schedule cyclical maintenance such as window washing, carpet cleaning, and elevator maintenance.

 Administrative

  • Assist Senior Property Manager with budget preparation.
  • Assist with general administrative tasks as requested by Senior Property Manager.

 Work Tickets

  • Input work tickets into computer as needed.
  • Follow up status and classify as to urgency.  Keep Senior Property Manager advised of problems in the building.

 Invoices

  • Initiate invoices for all Client billable work performed by JAMCO staff and outside contractors.
  • Code and approved building invoices using a variety of electronic bill paying systems.

 Client Move-Ins and Move-Outs

  • Responsible for recurring procedures associated with Client move-ins including but not limited to:  preparation and presentation of welcome letters; Initiation of recycling program; follow up on order of directory strips, suite and building signage.
  • Responsible for coordinating Client move-outs.

 Special Projects

  • Initiate major non-recurring and capital improvements projects according to the budget schedule.
  • Assist with other financial reporting.

 Miscellaneous

  • Assist with other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the Senior Property Manager or SVP of property management.

 

Lead Engineer

Date Posted: 08/26/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description: Akridge is seeking an experienced Lead Engineer for one of our downtown commercial properties. Applicants must have three to five years of hands-on experience repairing and performing preventive maintenance on equipment typically found in commercial office buildings (small compressors, plumbing, life safety systems, and electrical).

The Lead Engineer is responsible for maintaining the mechanical, life safety, electrical, plumbing, and hardware systems. The Lead Engineer is also responsible for the coordination and, as appropriate, the supervision of all maintenance activities at the property. This will include contractor work (base building and Client build-out or installation); routine cleaning and maintenance of the property including the exterior curtain wall, roof, sidewalks, curbs, gutters, windows, alley, loading areas etc.; maintenance of exterior lighting systems; and oversight of elevator and security systems. In addition, he or she is expected to monitor and, as appropriate, supervise and assist other building staff in the performance of their duties to ensure proper completion of routine and scheduled tasks at the highest level of efficiency and operation. The Lead Engineer is to perform duties in a timely, conscientious manner and maintain good communication with the Chief Engineer, Senior Chief Engineers, Property Manager, and all building Clients.

It is mandatory for one to possess a high school diploma. Universal CFC certification required and proficiency with Microsoft Outlook are required. A D.C. Stationary Steam Operators License Class Three, and LEED AP or LEED Green Associate designation is preferred.

Akridge believes in creating a work environment that contributes to the professional and personal advancement of all employees. We offer competitive salaries and benefits.

Email careers@akridge.com or fax resumes and cover letter to 202-347-8043.

Building Engineers

Date Posted: 07/24/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

Akridge is seeking Building Engineers and Lead Engineers for our downtown commercial properties. Applicants should have three to five years’ hands-on experience with building operating systems and obtained Universal CFC certification.

The Building Engineer is responsible for maintaining the mechanical, life safety, electrical, plumbing and hardware systems. The Building Engineer, in conjunction with the Chief Engineer, is also responsible for the preventative maintenance program for the property.

Duties will include repairs and preventative maintenance tasks including locksmith services, painting, basic electric, plumbing, mechanical, energy management systems and sustainability mandates. 

The successful candidate will perform duties in a timely, conscientious manner and  maintain good communication with the Chief Engineer, Senior Chief Engineers, Property Manager and all building Clients. 

Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook and a strong aptitude for technology is required and knowledge of the AWARE software is a plus.  Akridge offers a competitive benefit and compensation package and is strongly supportive of the professional development of employees.

 

Development Manager

Date Posted: 03/21/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

 

Akridge is seeking a Development Manager to assist in the development of complex commercial, residential and mixed-use real estate projects in the Washington, D.C. area. The Development Manager will have a front-facing role and be involved in all aspects of the development cycle. Qualified candidates will have 5-10 years of experience, exceptional communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills, strong abilities in financial analysis and presentation, and a basic knowledge of the Washington area real estate market. The ability to multi-task is crucial, as well as the ability to work independently and creatively.



Akridge offers a comprehensive benefits package and excellent opportunities for professional development and career growth.