Part Time Contract
410 E. North Ave
Working under the direction of the executive director, People's Homesteading Group is seeking to engage a housing development project management consultant to oversee interior demolition and full scale rehabilitation of vacant Baltimore row houses to historic preservation standards. The selected individual or firm will have demonstrated direct experience in project management as well as direct construction management of the row house rehabilitation process. This work includes working with selected mechanical, electrical and plumbing subcontractors and other specialty subcontractors. Working with the executive director, project architect and real estate listing agent, the selected individual or firm would engage in contract negotiations with subs, purchasing of all materials and oversight and quality control of the rebuilding of the properties to historic preservation standards. The consultant shall provide evidence of both project management and construction management capability including certification as a general contractor through the Maryland Home Improvement Commission and RRP certification for lead paint mitigation through the Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Department of the Environment. Qualified candidates will be short-listed and requested to provide their salary or fee requirements.
The fees stated above are illustrative. The project will require renovation of up to 4 vacant properties to complete rehabilitation and obtaining of a use and occupancy permit under the Construction & Building Code of the City of Baltimore. This job description is presented as a Request for Qualifications (RFQ). From the list of applicants, PHG will select a short list of qualified consultants. Detailed information shall be provided to the short listed candidates, such as architectural drawings, scope of work, preliminary estimates of costs by trade and task and other pertinent information.
Level of Language Proficiency
Proficiency in spoken and written English is required. Ability to manage the construction process to deliver the finished product will require interaction with typical and specialized subcontractors (tiling, hardwood flooring, masonry) , municipal building inspectors, residents occupying adjacent homes, private and public lender inspectors.
Minimum Education Required
How To Apply
Candidates are requested to submit individual or firm statements of qualifications to the Executive Director at the above address. This submission should include a one-page cover letter and a statement of qualifications or resume. It is important to include capacity to oversee project and construction management of full-gut rehabilitation of masonry-brick row houses to historic preservation. People's Homesteading Group (PHG) will select 3 to 5 finalist candidates. PHG will provide examples of detailed drawings, historic requirements and scopes of work relative to the coming rehabilitation of up to four houses.. Thereafter, PHG will interview these candidates. The interview will focus on questions of qualifications and capacities as well as on fee-for-service requirements. It is PHG's intent to offer a contract to the selected, qualified consultant to carry out the work.