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Director of Construction - Preconstruction

Company: Continental Properties
Location: Menomonee Falls
Posted on: September 17, 2023

Job Description:

is looking for a Director of Construction to join our team. As a Director of Construction, you will oversee the successful preconstruction of all assigned multifamily projects, which are projects of capital, scope, and complexity. We specialize in rental housing communities which include workforce housing, market rate and build to rent. Your primary responsibilities will include retaining and directing professional consultants and contractors, develop team members, and lead all preconstruction-related activities from concept to project ground break while meeting quality standards. You will report directly to the Vice President of Construction.
We are embracing a hybrid working environment and you can work both in the office and remote.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage pre-construction activities to include obtaining cost estimates, reviewing project information reports, complete risk/reward analysis, and overall project success
  • Manage direct reports; ensure the fulfillment of their responsibilities and the achievement of expectations; distribute workloads and delegate tasks; provide feedback to foster the continued development of team members.
  • Lead the vetting process of new General Contractors and Architects
  • Exceed our construction services performance, production and quality; where production and quality expectations are unclear or insufficiently defined, provide clarification or definition.
  • Establish and enforce project management practices that promote world-class execution.
  • Stay well-informed of changes in construction processes, standard operating procedures and best practices and implementation.
  • Look for ways to enhance business by evolutionary change in means and methods, recognizing opportunities for change and lead them.

    Skills for Success:

    • Bachelor's Degree in Construction Management, Project Management, Engineering or Architecture or equivalent experience required, Master's in Business or Real Estate
    • 7 years' experience in construction or development related experience required; prior experience overseeing, and leading teams required.
    • Multifamily or design-build construction experience
    • Experience with all technical and managerial aspects of managing design and delivering construction of major capital building projects.
    • Experience with: risk management, estimating, scheduling, budgeting/cost control, field management, financial reporting, client relationship, safety/insurance

      What Sets Us Apart:
      Continental Properties is a great place to work, as evidenced by our consecutive Top Workplace awards. Here are some of the reasons that our team members vote for us as a Top Workplace:

      • A company culture that encourages innovation and empowers team members to act as leaders by providing the opportunities, training, and tools essential to achieving a successful and meaningful career
      • Industry-leading compensation and benefits package including Medical, Dental, and Vision Plan options, flexible spending accounts for medical and dependent care reimbursement, 401(k) with company match and company provided life and disability insurance
      • An excellent work environment with potential for long-term growth in the industry, paid professional memberships and professional activities (conferences and workshops) and a tuition and certification reimbursement program
      • Paid holidays and lucrative vacation time; half days on Fridays during designated months
      • Participation in our Building Above and Beyond (BAAB) incentive program that rewards team members based on the success of the company as measured against clearly defined goals
      • For team members who are interested, informal offsite gatherings and company sponsored lunches on a monthly basis
      • 6-weeks paid parental leave with family-forming & fertility benefits (up to 12-weeks for birth mothers)
      • On-demand mental health support and an employee assistance program
      • You Belong Here Committee focused on promoting and inclusive and equitable work environment

        We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.
        We comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and all applicable state and local fair employment practices laws, and are committed to providing equal employment opportunities to qualified individuals with disabilities.
        For the benefit of our residents, the communities we serve, and our co-workers, all applicants are required to pass a post-offer criminal background check prior to joining the Continental team

Keywords: Continental Properties, Waukesha , Director of Construction - Preconstruction, Professions , Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin

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