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Akridge's employees are our greatest asset. We devote careful attention to finding, hiring, training, and retaining the best people in our industry. We offer a competitive compensation package with a wide range of benefits.

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.

Property Manager

Date Posted: 07/11/2022

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description: Property Manager

JULY 2022

PRIMARY PURPOSE OF POSITION:Property Managers are responsible for the overall management and operation of first-class commercial office buildings in the Akridge portfolio. Their primary obligation is to provide outstanding customer service to Clients, investors, and vendors through professional building management and financial management techniques.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Building Operations
- Conduct all transactions or requests with staff, vendors or Clients in a first-class manner, achieving outstanding customer service at all times.
- Maintain buildings in a first-class manner.
- Procure and manage all service contracts including janitorial, security, elevator maintenance, etc.
- Conduct building inspections on a regular basis. Spend time on-site at the properties in accordance with the unique requirements relating to those properties.
- Implement and recommend capital improvements and emergency repairs as needed.
- Ensure the timely completion of Client requests, coordinating with the Akridge Building Services Department or outside contractors as needed.
- Create a team atmosphere and support the development and advancement of property team members.
- Conduct quarterly building team meetings to review the budget, status of projects, Client issues, leasing, sustainability efforts, utility consumption, and ownership issues.
- Participate in the Building Operational Audit (BOA).

SUSTAINABILITY
- Manage Energy Star program and benchmarking compliance.
- Participate in the LEED certification process of buildings.
- Operate buildings in accordance with LEED operating procedures.
- Develop and manage energy conversation program in conjunction with engineering staff.

CLIENT RELATIONS
- Provide outstanding customer service at all times.
- Responsible for regular and positive interaction with building Clients through regular site visits, telephone contacts, written communication, and Client events. Understand Client space objectives and requirements.
- Act as the Akridge liaison for Clients in communication with Akridge main office concerning leasing, sustainability, emergency preparedness or emergency events, construction or any other interaction outside of Property Management.

INVESTORS AND OWNER RELATIONS
- Provide outstanding customer service at all times.
- Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual reports in accordance with the terms of the management agreement.
- Schedule and conduct regular ownership meetings
- Understand and implement ownership objectives.
- Make recommendations for the improvement of the operation of the building and the improvement of the financial position of the building.

FINANCIAL AND BUDGET MANAGEMENT
- Prepare and manage annual operating budgets for all assigned buildings in accordance with the terms of the management agreement, lender requirements, and owner requirements.
- Prepare, monitor, and implement long-term capital improvements plans.
- Authorize expenditures up to $25,000 per building within the approved operating plans and up to $5,000 for expenditures not in the annual operating plan.
- Monitor rent collections with the accounting department. Utilize accounting department for delinquencies. Responsible for the ultimate collection of all rents and communicating with ownership to the status of the collections.
- Work closely with accounting department to make sure that all invoices are paid in a timely manner.
- Prepare regularly scheduled reforecasts of the financial performance of the properties.
- Review and approve the annual rent increases and rent reconciliations for all Clients.

LEASING
- Assist leasing team with leasing of the buildings as needed.
- Keep vacant spaces in proper condition for leasing tours.
- Conduct or participate in leasing tours as requested by leasing team.

MISCELLANEOUS
- Represent Akridge by participating in business and community related associations such as AOBA, BOMA, and civic associations.
- Attend weekly department meetings.
- Participate in committees or selection teams for new procedures, industry trends, or special projects.

REQUIREMENTS AND QUALIFICATIONS:The Property Manager interacts regularly with Akridge Clients, ownership, other departments within Akridge, outside contractors, local officials, trade associations, and Business Improvement Districts. The Property Manager shall interface with personalities at all levels and in all areas of the commercial real estate industry.

- 5-7 years experience in commercial property management
- College degree required.
- Real Property Administrator (RPA) or Certified Property Manager (CPM), LEED AP or LEED Green Associates designation preferred.
- Effective communication and interpersonal skills coupled with the ability to resolve difficult situations and conflict efficiently and professionally.
- Detail oriented, with strong analytical, organizational, and coordination skills.
- Ability to perform multiple tasks, meet deadlines, and to work under pressure while maintaining a professional attitude.
- Self-confident individual with leadership abilities and accelerated growth potential.
- Ability to operate independently while also performing as a member of a team.
- Strong computer skills and proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- Involves work of a general office nature usually performed sitting such as operation of a computer.
- Involves movement extensively within buildings to facilitate work.
- Involves movement throughout commercial office buildings including roofs, penthouses, mechanical rooms, basements, garages, and Client space.
- May require daily or routine travel between several buildings and visits to the main office.

REPORTING STRUCTURE:This position reports directly to an Akridge Senior Property Manager who provides guidance and coordinates, evaluates, and monitors work performance.

Building Engineers

Date Posted: 05/09/2022

Contact:

Contact email: careers@akridge.com

Description:

Akridge is seeking Building Engineers! 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.