Director Of Construction
Company: DHG Search
Posted on: January 13, 2022
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The Director of Construction provides the overall leadership of the
project teams to execute projects and provide technical direction
to the respective team members. The Director of Construction will
provide the necessary support to carry out the operational
objectives and initiatives of the Construction Team. The Director
of Construction will also support the Vice President of Development
in execution of all initiatives of Development.
Be a guardian of 5 Core Values:
o Customers are valuable
o Work should enhance life
o Be a professional, not a job holder
o We must work together
o Build value
--- Work with the Vice President of Development to develop a
business strategy that meets the vision of business plan
--- Review with the Vice President of Development the vision for
the project and determine if project expectations can be met.
--- Provide leadership direction in creating the estimate and the
technical portion of a proposal.
--- Provide final decisions for project estimates.
--- Oversee and handle the negotiation of terms of agreements,
drafting of contracts, and the acquisition of permits and
--- Analyze, manage, and mitigate risks
--- Ensure all legal and business deal points are considered prior
to any formal contractual agreement.
--- Accept overall accountability for construction commitments and
notify the Vice President of Development of significant
--- Delegate to project team members specific project
responsibilities and ensure these roles are being executed to meet
or exceed the project cost, schedule, quality, and safety
--- Carry out a review of work progress on a regular basis
--- Monitor project profitability and notify Vice President of
Development of significant changes.
--- Facilitate brainstorm sessions with available "non-team member"
talent - creative solutions are required.
--- Monitor and foster team building amongst all members of the
execution team (construction and operations).
--- Meet or exceed expectations while achieving company benchmarks
and upholding the 5 Core Values.
--- Update Strategic Plan, review Job Cost Projections and review
Cash Flows for accuracy each month.
--- Make sure that construction standards are of high quality and
ensure the use of proper construction techniques and safety
--- Plan, as well as make decisions to prevent problems and
minimize any emerging problems.
--- Coordinate and direct the activities of construction workers
--- Provide the vision, planning, facilitation, and succession of
key operational functions and systems (i.e., outline
specifications, estimate system, construction accounting systems,
project execution & scheduling software selections, recruiting, and
hiring, etc.) These roles may be shared and /or rotated on an
--- Supervise Superintendents, Project Managers and other related
personnel and carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance
with company policies and applicable laws.
--- Plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance, lead
initiatives, and resolve issues.
--- Oversee and handle various parts of construction projects, such
as planning, directing, coordinating the activities of workers,
choosing contractors, and monitoring performance.
--- Coordinate construction projects and ensuring that everything
goes according to plan from conception to completion.
--- Oversee the completion of construction projects by handling
planning, budgeting, and making key decisions to ensure that
construction projects are in conformity with the proposed budget
and are completed on time.
--- Responsible for evaluating and determining costs by preparing a
budget, showing both soft and hard costs and coming up with ways to
reduce budgets, such as utilizing alternative building materials
--- Negotiate contracts, which involves negotiating contracts with
vendors and other professionals, and renegotiating contracts with
contractors and subcontractors when changes occur.
--- Attend and proactively participate in construction meetings so
as to communicate with staff, supervisors, and other parties
involved in the construction project to discuss budgets, plans, and
QUALIFICATIONS/COMPETENCIES: REQUIRED AND/OR PREFERRED
--- Four-year Engineering, Construction Management, or
Architectural related degree from an accredited College or
University (Bachelor's Degree.)
--- Three years experience as a Director of Construction or;
--- Ten years construction experience with five years minimum as a
Senior Project Manager or Project Manager.
--- Proficient knowledge of Excel, Word, Microsoft Project,
AutoCAD, as well as estimating, project management, and cost
accounting software. Proficient use of project management software
such as Blue Beam, Plan Grid, Primavera, or others is
--- OSHA 10 hour or OSHA 30 hour certification preferred.
--- Experience in multi-family housing construction or related
construction (hotel, residential facility, etc.)
--- Familiarity with IBC2018, IRC2018, FHA and ADA preferred.
--- Field Experience in work planning and the supervision of
--- Excellent time management skills, verbal and written
communication skills, and good teamwork skills. Including strong
interpersonal skills, good decision-making skills, and good
physical strength and stamina; good project management skills, good
leadership skills including solution focused relationship building
communication, and ability to pay particular attention to
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