K. Hovnanian Companies Summer Associate - Residential Construction in Lewes, Delaware

Summer Associate - Residential Construction

Location: DE - Lewes

ID: 18950

Posted Date: 3/13/18

Employment Duration: Temporary Full Time

Job Category: Construction/Production

Job Travel: None


The Summer Associate will assist the Community Construction Manager in the delivery of homes that meet customer and Company standards by preparing punch-lists and ensuring the quality of trade partner's work while acting within compliance of all federal and state safety procedures and regulations.

This position will shadow/assist the Community Construction Manager in completion of the following duties:

  • Complete pre-closing and closing orientation punch lists to ensure a timely transition of homes to Homeowner Service Department.

  • Manage trade partner execution of work through ensuring each home is ready for each required inspection, including Quality Assurance Reviews and Quality Standards Inspections.

  • Ensure that the work meets the quality specifications of the Company and its customers.

  • Consult with inspectors to ensure the project complies with applicable regulations and meets projected delivery dates.

  • Ensure that contractors and vendors perform on schedule and within budget.

  • Process variance purchase order requests.

  • Maintain model homes and homes under construction in a presentable condition including overall responsibility for all necessary repairs.

  • Assist in proactively identifying and mitigating construction issues.

  • Implement, maintain and follow established company safety procedures.

Ideal candidate will be someone with a strong interest in learning the homebuilding business. Candidates seeking Construction Management, Construction Technology, Engineering or Architecture degree preferred. Successful candidate must maintain a valid driver’s license.