Construction Manager at Roofstock | Powderkeg

Location: Salt Lake City, UT

Employment Type: Full Time

Team: Renovations & Maintenance

What we do and why we do it

As the leading marketplace for single-family rental homes, our mission is to make real estate investing radically accessible, cost effective, and simple. We successfully merge our passion for helping investors build wealth through real estate with cutting edge technology that transforms the way they do it.

How it’s going (and growing)

With a talented team of 500+ Roofsters, our collaborative and can-do culture is what fuels our growth. We recently closed on our series E, raising nearly $400 million, and have offices in California, Texas, and New York as well as many remote opportunities. Our growth includes recent acquisitions of Great Jones (full-service property management) and Stessa (financial management software) to empower customers with a seamless way to acquire, manage, and track their investment properties on one platform.

Under our roof

We get a lot of attention for our innovation—like being on the Forbes Fintech 50 and Red Herring 100—but we’re most proud of being recognized as a Great Place to Work® (Check out our reviews!). We’re nice, get things done, and have fun. We champion professional growth and work-life balance. In fact, our values are B.A.D.A.S.S.

B e customer obsessed.

A ct like an owner, because you are one.

D on’t be afraid to break things in the pursuit of better.

A ll of us are empowered to do the right thing.

S tay curious and create what’s next. Fast.

S eriously. No jerks.

The Construction Manager will help build and maintain a portfolio of single- family homes, create and uphold the high standard set for our finished rental products, and manage all construction projects in the assigned territory. The responsibilities will include initial renovation, make ready oversight, quality control, and related warranty maintenance. This role will also be responsible for sourcing, coaching, and maintaining a working relationship with local service vendors to support construction activities in those markets. This position will also manage a local team of field professionals.


  • Write and review scopes of work including labor, materials, workmanship, timing, final product, and quality control.
  • Coordinate occupancy inspections, when needed, and facilitate final repairs to obtain approval for occupancy.
  • Establish and maintain coordinated efforts with Acquisitions, Property Management, and Leasing operations.
  • Select and manage contractors/subcontractors/vendors; consistently pursuing and cultivating additional relationships.
  • Identify improvement areas internally and work closely with all internal stakeholders to prepare solutions.
  • Conducts all business in accordance with company policies and procedures and all state and federal regulations (such as lead based paint, ADA, Fair Housing, HAZCOM programs, and OSHA).
  • Manage and serve as escalation point for a team of Field Technicians, Turn Managers, and Vendors within your assigned region, tracking projects and ensuring timely completion.
  • Effectively manage, train, and develop team members to maintain engagement and success.
  • Supervise a team of both hourly employees, ensuring appropriate timecard review and approval.
  • Maintain status reports to track daily/weekly/monthly systems, ensuring your team is reporting accurately and efficiently.
  • Manage to company goals and established performance metrics.
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Regional Construction Manager.
  • Regular local travel for site visits and up to 10% regional travel required within the United States.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree in Business or Construction Management preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience in residential construction, repairs and maintenance on single family homes.
  • Reliable transportation at all times and the ability to drive 1-2 hours locally to view and inspect properties.
  • 3+ years’ experience managing full time employees, contractors, and sub-contractors.
  • Yardi Voyager and Salesforce experience a plus.
  • Having a Home Inspector’s license is not required, but desired.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, along with a "customer service" attitude.
  • Strong computer and mobile device software and hardware skills.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Knowledge of industry standard pricing for construction and maintenance services and the ability to negotiate with vendors.
  • Ability to cultivate relationships with contractors/subcontractors.
  • Ability to adhere to strict timelines and deadlines.
  • Ability to work evenings and weekend hours and be available for on call status.


For our regular full-time roles we offer a great benefits package!

Competitive compensation

Medical, Vision and Dental for you (95%) and your dependents (65%)


Flexible time off and sick days

Supplemental bonus to support "work from home" office needs

Equity incentives to give you a stake in the Company’s future

We are an upbeat and collaborative work culture

Virtual company-sponsored outings

Roofstock is an equal opportunity employer. In keeping with the values of Roofstock, we make all employment decisions including hiring, evaluation, termination, promotional and training opportunities, without regard to race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, physical handicap, mental disability, medical condition, disability, gender or identity or expression, pregnancy or pregnancy-related condition, marital status, height and/or weight.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Construction Manager
  • Company
  • Location
    Oakland, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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