Construction Control Specialist

CIVIC Calabasas, California


CIVIC Financial Services is an industry leading private money lender focused on providing short and long term debt for Residential and Commercial real estate investors. Civic was founded in 2014 by its parent companies Wedgewood Inc. and HMC Assets LLC, and is a well-capitalized lending-arm of the Wedgewood Companies. CIVIC was started to provide common sense financing for real estate entrepreneurs and has funded over $2.5 Billion in loans since its inception. CIVIC was recognized as a “Great Place to Work” for 2019, as published by Fortune. Also, Bill Tessar, (CIVIC’s CEO) was identified as an Executive leading the housing industry by HousingWire’s Vanguard Awards in 2018.

The Construction Control Specialist is responsible for day to day operations of an effective program in compliance with all applicable laws, rules and regulations. Must ensure controls are in place to safeguard CIVIC assets, third-party vendor risk is proper and effective, while providing a high level of customer service. This position will also be responsible for driving continuous improvement. The Construction Control Specialist will collaborate with internal business partners to build cohesive and successful construction partnerships.

What you'll do:
  • Ensure a high level of understanding of business products, technology, process flow, and construction practices.
  • Understands the complete breadth of professional services and related risks provided by vendors and current support services for CIVIC.
  • Proactively recommends process, service, or technology improvements that will result in cost reduction, improved productivity, and service performance.
  • Assists all areas of construction including contractor approval, budget feasibility and draw disbursement processes.
  • Ensure sales is supported during initial loan set up, underwriting is updated with rush details and other pertinent live deal specific items such as revisions, and post-closing risk is managed for capital markets
  • Participates in scheduling onsite inspections and verifying collateral acceptability.
  • Subject matter expert for the construction loan program, including creating, implementing, maintaining policies, procedures, and improvements to the construction system. Ensures the program addresses CIVIC strategy and execution as well as relevant regulatory requirements.
  • Provides reporting to Senior Management on Construction Management program activities and compliance.
  • Proactively supports knowledge sharing across CIVIC. Designs, develops and delivers training,
  • Ensures required records are retained in accordance with the policy and procedure.
What you'll need:
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to project manage and complete tasks on time
  • Organizational Skills.
  • Problem Solving/Analytical.
  • Customer/Client Focus.
  • Time Management.
  • Collaboration.
  • Communication – written and verbal.
  • Attention to detail.
What's in it for you:

CIVIC offers our team members a competitive compensation, 401K, and traditional benefits like medical, dental, and vision.  We also have many additional perks:
• Company Sponsored Outings: Past events have included sporting events, happy hours, parking lot BBQs, bowling and bocce ball tournaments, office theme parties, and more.
• In-house Investment Programs: Participate in the growth and profitability of the company through our in-house investment programs. We also offer home ownership & loan programs.
• Contribute to Your Community: Through our volunteer service, sustainable initiatives, charitable giving, and work with local universities, CIVIC provides opportunities throughout the year for its employees to give back to the community for the greater good.
CIVIC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We look forward to hearing from you!

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Company: Civic Financial Services