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Request for Proposal: Construction Advisor

July 10th, 2020

 

Work with ProsperUS Detroit-supported businesses  on planning and managing build out of their commercial spaces, all the way to Certificate of Occupancy/Acceptance.

SUMMARY

The Construction Advisor (CA) consults Detroit neighborhood business owners on behalf of ProsperUS Detroit on a contractual basis. The CA’s tasks include:

  • Assessment of and action planning with business owners on zoning compliance, land use, and prioritization of property needs
  • Review and provide feedback on architectural plans and engineering documents
  • Review, vet, and provide feedback on contractor proposals and scopes of work
  • Identification and direct assistance in applying for necessary permits

when needed

  • Perform regular site visits to ensure that work is being performed adequately, timely, and in compliance with code
  • Serve as business owner’s advisor in conversations with general contractor or tradespeople
  • Ability to create and present a workshop on the subject of commercial property activation

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 2 years experience in field (familiarity with commercial retail and kitchen building requirements)
  • Experience working with city of Detroit-based businesses
  • Experience working with Building and Safety Engineering Department
  • Strength in time-sensitive communications
  • Michigan Builders License preferred
  • Spanish or other language skills preferred

TO APPLY

Please include your hourly rate for consultation

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Cover letter+ resume to

cbutterfield@swsol.org

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