Director/VP of Construction
Qualified candidates, please attach resume when applying.
Our client, a Real Estate Development company, is seeking a Director of Construction, to join their New York City office. This position provides construction support to large scale condominium projects in the Greater New York and New Jersey area.
Coordinate and direct pre-construction consultants and construction managers in budgeting, cost estimating, and scheduling
Develops work plans and manages construction staff and be responsible for overseeing performance of contractors and sub-contractor
Support project development team in accomplishing strategic development objective
Monitors contractors’ work for compliance with schedule, budget, quality, safety, and overall conformance with the contract documents
Continuously source new suppliers and contractors to help reduce cost and improve quality/turnaround of construction. Constantly recruit new contractors and vendor relationships through networking and interviews. Ensure contractors are properly registered prior to starting jobs.
Work with Purchasing and Architecture to coordinate purchasing and design. Ensure properties move efficiently from one department to another.
Reviews contract documents and assists with procurement, pre-bid conferences, and evaluations
Resolves field construction problems in coordination with engineering staff, third parties, and other agencies as necessary
Develops and implements a quality audit program, monitors contractor corrective actions, and ensures a quality project conforming to plans and specifications
Monitors claims, suggests ways to mitigate impacts, and develops workarounds
Qualifications and Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture or construction management; 10+ years leadership experience managing large-scale and complex construction projects
Extensive experience with large scale residential development in the US
Proven experience with carrying project from design to completion
Knowledge of theory, principles, practices of engineering, and design-build project delivery methodology