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Director of Construction

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Are you looking to utilize your real estate development experience in a professional work environment? Our client, a well-established family-owned real estate firm, is seeking a Director of Construction to join their team.

This is an excellent opportunity to work with a team that values their employees, customers, and community. The Director of Construction Operations role will focus on the execution of the construction of multiple ground up projects. The role will partner and collaborate with all functional areas on key components of projects, including project and product development, project execution, driving change, and other critical items for the Company. Apply today for immediate consideration!

Job Duties:
  • Partner with leadership and internal team to deliver trade partnerships to support the business. Ensure that all trade partners align with divisional strategies and business objectives
  • Ensure trade partnerships will provide the production capacity and quality/competency for each project while supporting cost and budget targets. Resource delivered will provide a compelling value that balances all critical components
  • Demonstrates leadership in all interactions, initiatives, and relationships that are consistent with business strategy and values
  • Deliver key components and participate in the development of project feasibility budgets and analysis for all product lines in development
  • Ensure proactive cost management strategies and continual communication with leadership regarding cost risks and opportunities
  • Actively drive and participate in the development of local and national rebate programs, partnering with key manufacturing and distribution companies to drive value
  • Partner with team to manage all aspects of trade partner onboarding and ongoing performance, including general orientation, contract documents and pricing, daily execution, quality, warranty, and other components of operations
  • Partner with leadership and team to continually improve overall operational execution and key business metrics, including cost, quality, capacity, and stakeholder experience
  • Provide management and support for site construction budgeting and vendor bid process
  • Partner with construction team to drive improvements in trade partner execution. Ensure all decisions represent most compelling value through the product life cycle
  • In conjunction with leadership, ensure appropriate communication to trade partners regarding overall starts and capacity planning
  • Participate in variance review process and support variance reduction initiatives
  • Participate in and provide support for architecture and product development process to support all key business objectives
  • Drive product and option lineup, partnering with internal teams to deliver product innovation at a compelling value. Ensure product lineup aligns with current trends and new products
  • Play a role in driving innovation in product, design, sustainability, technology, and other items consistent with company goals and objectives
  • Participate in value engineering product designs with internal teams and external partners to ensure product design drives efficiency and cost reduction while balancing style and design
  • Partner with construction operations team to assist in development and manage key components of Pre-Construction process to support construction
  • In conjunction with leadership, manage bid and contracting process, including project analysis, defining and interpreting scopes of work, cross functional plan set review, managing bid packages, and meeting, negotiating, and contracting with vendors
  • Assist in development and ongoing management of key project cost reporting mechanisms for projects
Job Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s in construction management or other related field
  • Minimum of five to seven years of construction management experience specifically working in group up commercial real estate projects
  • Strong knowledge of the construction industry including construction contracts, material, equipment, project scheduling and oversight, and financial acumen
  • Strong leadership skills and team building experience
  • Strong knowledge of blueprints and an ability to read them in detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; an ability to multi-task effectively; an ability to maintain attention to detail
  • Ability to travel
  • Strong written and oral communication and negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Project, and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Procore a plus


Submit your resume TODAY for consideration!

JWilliams Staffing, Inc. An Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disability/Veterans. Qualified applicants with criminal histories will be considered for employment in a manner consistent with Federal, state and local laws, including but not limited to local Fair Chance Ordinances.


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