Commercial Real Estate, Capital, Insurance, Leasing & Management

Construction Administrator

Job Description

Franklin Street is currently seeking a Construction Administrator to join our Project Management Team in Atlanta, GA. 

The ideal candidate must possess 2 years in office administration, administrative assistance, clerical work, or construction document management with experience in construction and/or project management preferred.  Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point).  A bachelor’s degree with a major in construction management, engineering, or a closely related field from a college or university preferred.

Franklin Street is a family of full-service real estate companies focused on delivering value-added solutions to meet the evolving needs of clients. Through a collaborative philosophy of leveraging the resources, expertise, and experience of each of its divisions—Real Estate, Capital, Insurance, Property Management, and Project Management—Franklin Street offers unmatched value and optimal solutions for clients nationwide.

Make your next career move with Franklin Street.  With seven lines of business and six offices across Florida and in Atlanta, that perfect opportunity you’ve been looking for is here.  We believe in hiring a mix of experienced and new talent to join our team of professionals.  Whatever your expertise, wherever you are on your career path, Franklin Street is your destination for success.

Essential Functions:

  • Contract Management, change order management, close out project books
  • Assist in the project bid process
  • Prepare and send client invoices
  • Assist in pitch materials and proposal packages
  • Submit permit applications and necessary applications to local governmental jurisdictions
  • Prepare, track & manage material orders for clients, e.g. furniture, signage
  • Put together bid package docs; Request for Proposals, Construction Documents, Scope of Work, Alternates, project access information (parking, staging, site trailer, dumpsters)
  • File and organize the project file
  • Write meeting Minutes and purchase Orders
  • Review all contractor monthly draws and prepare spreadsheets for project draws
  • Set up meetings for the Project Managers
  • Obtain project information; permitting requirements, utility connection fees, municipal right of ways, access agreements, etc.
  • Assemble the project close out package; Warranties, material information, project ‘as‐builts’, equipment information, contractor contacts, and maintenance agreements.
  • Set up and maintain project contact list and email groups
  • Prepare conference room(s) for project meetings
  • Assist with client appreciation events and gifts
  • Perform additional duties as directed

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 2 years in office administration, administrative assistance, clerical work, or construction document management
  • Experience in construction and/or project management preferred
  • Ability to always maintain a positive attitude and professional demeanor and appearance and perform well under project constraints and deadlines
  • Ability to successfully ensure the accuracy of project documentation.  Ensure compliance with applicable laws and regulations
  • Strong computer skills with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)
  • Working knowledge of project management software
  • Willingness to test and implement new technologies as they become available
  • Solid numerical and analytical skills and ability to apply these skills to achieve accurate project budgeting and basic estimating for project scope changes
  • Strong communication skills, including excellent ability to identify and understand requirements of the project team and to participate in collaborative problem
  • Ability to earn respect through the credibility of construction knowledge and positive approach to problem solving
  • Ability to develop productive relationships within the project team, with contractors, and with design teams and clients

Education and Technical Requirements:

  • A bachelor’s degree with a major in construction management, engineering, or a closely related field from a college or university preferred

Learn more about Franklin Street and our award-winning culture at

Driven by Our Clients, Guided by Our Expertise. Franklin Street offers results-driven, customized real estate solutions with a proactive client-first approach. We are a full-service firm with a small firm feel. From capital and insurance, through sales, leasing, and property management, Franklin Street is fully committed to delivering the integration, expertise, and support you need to succeed.

Drive, Passion, Commitment. We are fiercely dedicated to fostering an environment that promotes our core values of accountability, collaboration, integrity, hard work and innovation. We have high expectations for ourselves and others and care profoundly about supporting and celebrating our teammates and communities.

We are one TEAM.  At Franklin Street, we pride ourselves on our culture. We are committed to our communities and operate as one team, one family.

We are invested in you.  We encourage our team members to strengthen their capabilities and are invested in the success of everyone’s career.

We win big and celebrate. We take the time to enjoy the progression of each other’s achievements and recognize our collective success.  In our culture, hard work comes with exceptional rewards.

Franklin Street offers competitive salaries, medical – including additional discounts, dental, and vision benefits, disability, and life insurance, 401(K), paid time off, and holiday pay. We also love working together to help the community through our company sponsored philanthropy events. 

Must be able to successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) drug screen and background check.

Franklin Street and Lighthouse HR Services is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, or any other classification protected by law.

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