Firstkey Homes

Construction Manager

Tampa Bay, FL

FirstKey Homes, in partnership with local operating partners across the country has assembled a fully remodeled and renovated portfolio of single-family homes for the valued home renters in our markets. As a leader in the single-family rental industry, it is our goal to acquire, renovate and manage single-family houses across the country that thousands of Americans can call home. We pride ourselves on consistently providing a high-quality home with excellent customer service and best in class maintenance. FirstKey Homes, our employees and our local partners, are members of each community in which we operate. It matters to us that, after each home we renovate and lease, we take a step towards stabilizing a community.

Construction Manager | Tampa Bay, FL

The Construction/Turnover Manager is responsible for the maintenance work orders and construction project management of residential rental homes in their assigned area. This position is a hybrid of a hands-on maintenance technician and a project manager that works with our local vendor base.

  • Inspect homes to create a scope of work that will be the basis of a budget
  • Plan and schedule renovation projects for homes after residents move out
  • Create and review budgets using an Excel template
  • Receive, process, and dispatch work order requests
  • Manage a vendor base to complete assigned work orders and projects within the company’s expected pricing, quality, and timeframes
  • Negotiate pricing on vendor-assigned work
  • Self-complete work orders and small residential renovation projects in a professional manner
  • Manage field team employees to complete work in a professional and timely manner
  • Complete and submit change orders for variances to initial budget
  • Manage the open work orders for the assigned area using the company’s software platform (Yardi)
  • Update project and work order tracking systems
  • Professionally handle and resolve resident issues involving work orders
  • Review, approve, and submit invoices weekly
  • Update the local management team on the status and progress on work orders and projects
  • Communicate with the other property management team members on project completion status and upcoming move-in inspections

Experience and Background

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Reliable transportation
  • Residential maintenance and renovation experience
  • Ability to read and produce reports using Excel and Yardi
  • General knowledge of writing and evaluating project specifications and scopes of work
  • Above average ability to communicate with others, both verbally and in writing
  • Hands-on repair and maintenance abilities
  • Must possess the necessary tools to self-complete maintenance and renovation work, to include: handheld power tools, drywall tools, painting equipment, plumbing tools, electrical tools, and various hand tools
  • Intermediate computer skills and the ability to learn specialized software
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Knowledge of the property management cycle
  • Yardi knowledge a plus 


  • Paid holidays and a generous allowance of paid time off
  • Company paid life and disability insurance coverage
  • Multiple options for medical, dental, vision and other voluntary benefits
  • 401k retirement plan with company match
  • Opportunity to thrive within a rapidly growing company 
Firstkey Homes

Rachel Scott

Human Resources Director
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