Site Foreman (Residential Renovations)

Real Estate Renovations & Investing

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Job Description & Expectations

Our fast growing real estate company is seeking a Site Foreman to oversee renovations to our properties. This job is not location dependent. Our company owns and renovates properties all over Johannesburg, Ekurhuleni and the West Rand. This position requires an attention to detail, the ability to work with and negotiate prices with various contractors while adhering to budgets and timelines. We are also looking for people who are self starters, and can take a from start to finish with very little or no direction.

This position will involve going to a property, estimating the repairs/renovations needed based on the company’s desired renovation strategy, and either utilising one of our existing contractors to do the work or finding and managing a new contractor as the situation dictates. Once the job has been awarded to a contractor, our Site Foreman is responsible for following the project and making sure that the quality is to our standard, the budget is not exceeded, and that it is done on time. The Site Foreman does not necessarily need to be a contractor however, previous construction or renovation experience could be helpful when negotiating prices and timelines and ensuring quality of work delivered. Own vehicle is essential


Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Visit prospective projects to estimate cost
  2. Provide company with detailed estimate of work needed with cost including pictures
  3. Enter all estimates/pictures into company CRM (database)
  4. Gather hard (actual) quote from contractors including timeline and upload to CRM
  5. Assign contractors to projects and authorize upfront payment
  6. Manage project from start to finish ensuring timing, cost and quality is strictly adhered to at all times.
  7. Enter a daily report of progress and any issues for each project in company CRM
  8. When project is completed as agreed upon, and any issues are resolved, authorise final payment and report to team that project is complete.
  9. Be familiar with building plans and requisite approval processes through the municipality would be an advantage
  10. Assist Company with misc. projects as needed.

Compensation: Market Related base with performance bonuses

Schedule: Variable based on current project workload.

Who will you be working for?

We are a real estate investment firm that advertises and purchases houses from sellers who want to sell outside of the traditional seller/realtor transaction. The homes we purchase are typically below market value and in need of some renovation. We close fast, buy home in “As-Is” condition, and can buy an unlimited amount of properties if they fit our criteria.

We love to see, and are sincerely committed to, the success of our team members!

If you want to apply, please email jobs at quickbuyproperties dot co dot za with the subject heading “quality on budget” in capital letters. Please attach your cv and a small motivation on what you like about managing refurbishment sites.

This position is not location dependent, you do not need to report to an office. Locations you are likely to require travel to: Randburg, Roodepoort, Krugersdorp, Fourways, Sandton, Midrand, Germiston, Boksburg, Kempton Park, Jhb South, and any surrounding metros in Gauteng.