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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.

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.

Chief Engineer

Date Posted: 08/26/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description: Akridge is seeking a Chief Engineer to oversee the proper functioning and physical operations for one of our downtown commercial properties. He or she will bring specialized knowledge and guidance to all staff to maintain efficient mechanical operations, ensure prompt responses to Client requests, maintain superior building cleanliness, and implement preventive maintenance programs. He or she is responsible for training and supervising competent, service-oriented personnel. The Chief Engineer monitors the performance and documentation of preventive and corrective maintenance, is responsible for assisting in the review of construction drawings and specifications for projects as needed, and makes reports to the Property Manager, Operations Manager, and Clients.

The Chief Engineer must be a leader with the integrity to set a superior example of both technical skills and interpersonal relationships. He or she is expected to be technically competent and a knowledgeable resource in the fields of building automation, building maintenance, electrical and plumbing, ducting, air balancing, preventive maintenance, and corrective maintenance. Communication skills, the ability to organize, and a willingness to follow through are essential skills. The ability to communicate effectively with all team members in high pressure situations is necessary.

It is mandatory to possess a high school diploma, a D.C. Stationary Steam Operators License Class Three, and at least five years of supervisory experience. District of Columbia First Class HVAC license desired. 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 - North Carolina

Date Posted: 04/23/2019

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

DEVELOPMENT MANAGER – NORTH CAROLINA 

Akridge is seeking a Development Manager to assist in the acquisition and development of complex commercial and mixed-use real estate projects in the Charlotte/Raleigh/Durham /Greenville, NC markets.  Under the direction of Development and Acquisitions executives, the Development Manager will oversee and coordinate key elements within the acquisition and development cycle on multiple projects, and be responsible for identifying and pursuing new investment opportunities for the firm.  The position requires exceptional spoken and written communication skills, strong abilities in financial analysis and presentation, and knowledge of the North Carolina real estate market.  The Development Manager will report to the Senior Vice Presidents of Development and Acquisition. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

A.      Acquisitions

1.       Identify and source new investment and fee generation opportunities in the North Carolina market for the firm.  Development Manager will represent the firm in all aspects in the North Carolina market, keep abreast of market trends and notable transactions, and make investment recommendations to executive leadership.

2.       Work in conjunction with the Acquisitions Department as necessary - particularly in assembling and analyzing due diligence on prospective properties and preparation of business plans, budgets and static proforma cash flow analysis of prospective acquisitions. 

 

B.      Design Management

1.       In conjunction with the Senior Vice President of Design and Construction, interview and select architect and all design consultants for the project.

2.       Manage entire design process including pre-construction services of general contractor and coordinate the hand-off of design management and construction management to in-house or contract Construction Manager.  This hand-off should occur no later than the end of the design development stage when all the planning of project is essentially completed.

3.       Emphasis will be on ensuring that the cost and quality of the building design meets the needs and price point of the target market. 

4.       Responsible for all governmental relations for the project including site plan approvals, entitlements, historic preservation approvals, building permits, certificates of occupancy, etc.  Project Manager will draw on the services of the Construction Manager and consultants to obtain these approvals.

 

C.      Construction

1.       Supervise the activities of and provide back-up to the Construction Manager during the construction phase of the project. 

2.       Attend requisition and progress meetings as necessary to keep a “pulse” on the status of the project and to be able to step in for Construction Manager during his absence.

3.       Coordinate between Leasing Agent and Tenant Work Construction Manager on budgeting, bidding and completing tenant work for building clients.



D.      Marketing and Leasing

1.       Direct the Akridge Marketing Department and third party marketing consultants in the preparation of the marketing plan and budget for the project.

2.       Interview, select and manage leasing agent (either in-house or contract).  Responsibility for leasing will continue until initial leasing is complete or project leasing is otherwise handed over to the Asset Management Department.

3.       Prepare all financial analysis required to justify each lease transaction Akridge partners and investors.

 

E.       Reporting and Financial Analysis

1.       Responsible for direct preparation of  Proforma Cash Flow and Development Cost Budget analyses and prompt notification of any changes to the DCB to Senior Vice President - Development with justification.

2.       Responsible for preparation of project narrative and review of financial reports generated by Akridge Accounting Department which will compose the monthly investor status report.

3.       Utilizing the services of a Project Accountant, prepare and approve all invoices for development costs and draw requisitions for submission to lenders and/or partners.

4.       Manage the preparation of additional more detailed financial analysis, eg long term cash flow, deal structuring sensitivity analysis with assistance of Financial Analyst.

5.       Prepare monthly project status reports for internal parties and investors.

F.       Finance

1.       Manage all phases of the procurement of construction and permanent loans with the assistance of the CFO’s Department.

2.       Manage investor and lender relations. 

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS

  • Five to ten years of full-time experience in a related field or discipline
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills (see Key Competencies below)
  • Knowledge of the local real estate market
  • Experience with some of the following areas: approvals and zoning, architecture, engineering, construction, capital markets, leasing or sales brokerage, marketing and advertising, transportation, urban planning, economic development, or financial analysis
  • Ability to create and manipulate pro forma financial analyses in Excel and concisely present findings is required (Argus a plus)
  • Bachelor’s degree 

KEY COMPETENCIES

  • Communication Skills: On a daily basis, the employee must employ negotiation, persuasion, active listening and other skills in order to motivate others to achieve project or company objectives.  A successful applicant for this position will demonstrate a track record of success in motivating individuals and groups to achieve objectives by multiple communication methods.
  • Multi-tasking: The employee will require juggling and prioritizing many tasks, across multiple projects involving different teams and different deadlines in a highly collaborative and fast-paced work environment.  Applicants should demonstrate success in similar situations.
  • Independence and Creativity: With supervision, support and mentorship provided by many executives across the company, the candidate will gradually take independent responsibility for a greater number of tasks.  Applicants should demonstrate, through previous experiences, an ability to work creatively and independently when immediate solutions are not available to meet a particular objective
  • Analysis: This position will require quantitative and qualitative analysis skills.  Applicants should have the ability to synthesize and reduce information and data to their essential components, as well as make educated assumptions when complete information is unavailable.

 

 

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.