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National Development is one of Boston’s leading real estate operators and developers. Since 1983, National Development has developed over 28 million square feet in over 45 communities throughout the region. In addition, the firm manages over nine million square feet of commercial and residential property. National Development is an Equal Opportunity Employer, offering competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package, including medical, flexible spending, disability and life insurance, and a 401(K) Retirement Plan. Unless otherwise noted, please forward resume to HR@natdev.com or fax to 617-663-6038.

Building Engineer – Crosby Corporate Center, Bedford, MA

The Opportunity:
National Development is looking for a full-time commercial Building Engineer reporting directly to a Chief Engineer to assist our property management team. The ideal candidate must be skilled in basic HVAC and electrical maintenance and must be able to perform in all areas of general maintenance operations of the property.  

As a Building Engineer, your primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist Chief Engineer in the performance of all maintenance duties for the assigned portfolio. Conduct general site, building and mechanical room inspections to insure cleanliness, safety and environmental compliance of all systems and ensure all is maintained in a professional matter.
Assist with the Energy Management Systems. This shall include monitoring all equipment for daily routine operations.
Assist the Chief Engineer with managing responsibilities for work performance of all building vendors including the scheduling, directing and planning the job performance for vendors and service contractors.
Keep the Chief Building Engineer and Property Manager advised of all matters incidental to the operational status, major overhauls and casualties to all systems.
Troubleshoot and repair HVAC equipment.
Reliably handle emergency situations.

You Create Value by:
Being dedicated to our Tenants and Owners – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any building-related issues, and strive to create an extraordinary experience.
Being dedicated to National Development – proactively manage issues, maintain a positive attitude and proudly represent our professionalism and values.
Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade.”

What You Bring to Us:
Client service oriented attitude.
Skilled in HVAC and all areas of building maintenance. Experience in commercial property management is preferred.
Self-motivated, independent individual desired.
Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are mandatory.

Building Engineer – Westwood, MA

The Opportunity:
National Development is looking for a full-time commercial Building Engineer reporting directly to a Chief Engineer to assist our property management team on a portfolio of office, industrial and retail properties. The ideal candidate must be skilled in all areas of general maintenance and must be able to perform physical maintenance operations of the property. Properties are located in Wayland, Sudbury, Westwood and Dedham.

As a Building Engineer, your primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Assist Chief Engineer in the performance of all maintenance duties for the assigned portfolio. Conduct general site, building and mechanical room inspections to insure cleanliness, safety and environmental compliance of all systems and ensure all is maintained in a professional matter.
Assist with the preventative maintenance programs. This shall include check-off lists, machinery history, safety inspection and test records.
Assist the Chief Engineer with managing responsibilities for work performance of all building vendors including the scheduling, directing and planning the job performance for vendors and service contractors.
Keep the Chief Building Engineer and Property Manager advised of all matters incidental to the operational status, major overhauls and casualties to all systems.
Reliably handle emergency situations.

You Create Value by:
Being dedicated to our Tenants and Owners – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any building-related issues, and strive to create an extraordinary experience.
Being dedicated to National Development – proactively manage issues, maintain a positive attitude and proudly represent our professionalism and values.
Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade.”

What You Bring to Us:
Client service oriented attitude.
Skilled in all areas of maintenance. Experience in commercial property management is preferred.
Self-motivated, independent individual desired.
Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems.
Excellent communication and organizational skills are mandatory.

Leasing Consultant — North Shore Property

The Opportunity:
National Development is looking for full-time a Leasing Consultant. The ideal candidate will bring a passion for people, apartment living, and creating a sense of community among residents and team members. As a member of our leasing team, you will instill a sense of National Development pride in everyone that you interact with.

As a Leasing Consultant, your primary responsibilities include:
Corresponding with prospective residents – establishing a good rapport, setting up appointments, touring the community, and taking them through the leasing and move-in process, all while showcasing exemplary customer service and sales skills
Administrative tasks such as lease generation, resident file preparation and maintenance, and resident correspondence
Preparing weekly leasing reports
Participate in the planning and execution of resident events
Maintaining social media presence, working with the internal marketing team to create and post content
Cultivating and maintaining strong, loyal relationships with residents, offering a first-class resident experience and helping to maintain a strong sense of community

You Create Value by:
Being dedicated to our residents – working to exceed their expectations, resolve any community-related issues, and strive to create extraordinary experiences
Being dedicated to National Development – striving to exceed leasing goals, reduce turnover, maintain a positive reputation (both online and anecdotally), and proudly represent National Development’s professionalism and values
Being dedicated to your team – you roll up your sleeves and assist team members—no job is “below your pay grade”

What You Bring to Us:
Experience in the property management, hospitality or retail industries
Experience with industry software (YARDI)
Familiarity with social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
Experience with a Revenue Management software platform (YieldStar preferred)
Willingness to jump in, learning new tasks and systems
Outstanding communication skills, both written and verbal