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Qualified candidates contact Christina Smith: christina@kelleraugusta.com / 617-247-0505

Director of Construction

Boston, MA

JOB DESCRIPTION

Our client is a multifamily real estate development and operating company with a diverse portfolio of institutional quality multifamily rental communities across the US.  The firm owns and manages over 100 communities across the US that exceeds 33,000 homes and $12 billion in development costs and consists of high-rise, mid-rise and garden apartments.

 Summary of Position

Provides leadership for all on-site field associates and subcontractors and manages all aspects of up to 3 different construction projects. The Director of Construction is responsible for the budget, scheduling, quality assurance, and safety on the job site and to ensure compliance with plans, specifications and relevant building codes.

 Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for all aspects of multiple projects from start to finish.
  • Provides pre-development input of construction techniques and job cost.  
  • Provides oversight for value engineering for all pre-development projects.                             
  • Establishes all final construction documents, schedules, and budgets.
  • Manages options list and provides accurate pricing of each.
  • Assists estimating department with providing qualified trades for the bidding process.
  • Coordinates plans, specs, and bids to finalize subcontractor scopes.
  • Manages compilation of GMP documents.
  • Oversees the preparation of weekly & monthly reports on project progress.
  • Leads project meetings.
  • Regularly updates the project schedule with Superintendent.
  • Manages subcontractor change orders.
  • Reviews and responsible for accuracy of entire subcontractors’ and suppliers’ pay requests; oversee the approval process.                                                            
  • Analyzes job costs and manages the project to the closing budget.
  • Helps Superintendent resolve issues on project level.
  • Logs and distributes new project documentation.
  • Resolves subcontractor disputes.
  • Provides documentation and directs Contract Coordinator in compiling subcontracts and purchase orders.
  • Provides assistance to Vice President in all legal matters related to assigned projects.
  • Directly supervises the activities of the Superintendent and Contract Coordinator.
  • Perform performance evaluations quarterly for construction Associates.
  • Ensures Associates and subcontractors are in compliance with company safety standards.
  • Executes successful completion and close-out and the acceptance of each project by the Owner.
  • Addresses warranty issues and completes final documentation.
  • Assist Safety Director by providing necessary reports and representing the Company on OSHA inspections.
  • Creates a highly motivated team of Associates and trade partners at the community.

  Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of 3 years supervisory experience is required.
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in construction with at least 5 years in multifamily construction is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or related field is preferred.
  • Knowledge of construction management theory and practice.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of multifamily trades, ability to analyze construction documents, and ability to read blueprints.
  • Knowledge of construction building codes and building methods.
  • Knowledge of PC and of construction and business software, including scheduling, estimating, spreadsheets and word processing.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to take initiative, use good judgment, demonstrate a strong sense of urgency and follow-up and carry multiple projects through to completion.
  • Some of our projects or locations might require specialized job knowledge or experience.