<![CDATA[Joseph Chris Partners: jobboards]]> http://JOBS.JOSEPHCHRIS.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Assistant Construction Manager]]> Assistant Construction Manager - Retail - Owner/Developer - Houston Texas

Long time client, seeking Assistant Construction Manager for Houston Retail Projects; 1-2 year experience OR someone just graduating with a Degree in Construction.  Will train to become Construction Manager in 2-3 years.  Great Team with wonderful company culture!

Local Candidates only please at this time.

For additional information regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[2 Retail Property Managers ]]> 2 Property Managers - Houston, TX. Owner, Developer of Retail Projects/Shopping Centers

Privately held, long-time client with fantastic company culture needs 2 Property Managers located in the greater Houston Metropolitan Area for Retail Projects. Competitive salary, bonus and benefits.

Job Description:

Effectively manage assets for a portfolio of high quality retail and mixed use assets, coordinating all operations to maximize value creation.
Provide exemplary customer service through a proactive and positive approach.
Collect all base rent, expense pass through billings and percentage rent as dictated by the lease agreement.  Follow up on late rent payments; issue late notices and default notices, perform lock-outs
Prepare and manage annual operating budgets in accordance with company and client return expectations to maximize property operating income and cash flow for assigned properties.
Prepare monthly financial reports as partners require and submit within required deadlines
Obtain proposals for material contracts, capital expenditures, and other operating items within the company policy limits
Manage all controllable expenses within budget without compromising the center’ s integrity.
Forecast, and prepare five year capital plan, for assigned properties and manage capital improvement projects
Understand process the calculation of pass through charges (to include monthly escrow estimates, true-ups, and   year end billings).
Provide oversight through communication with Supervisor, frequent property visits, and inspections.
Control costs through outside contractor level assessments and analysis of both operating costs and non-operating costs (e.g., capital expenditures).
Prepare and implement the annual budgeting process for income, operating expenses, and capital expenditures for portfolio.
Monitor actual operating and non-operating costs to budget with the ability to reforecast on a quarterly basis if required.
Maintain accurate and complete system data to include tenant gross sales and insurance
Establish and maintain relationships with key merchant personnel, major vendors, organizations, and municipal officials.
Assist in property risk management initiatives and activities.
Promptly address tenant issues and establish follow-through procedures including determination as to when written correspondence is necessary.
Assess and monitor multiple independent vendor and service firms to affect critical and efficient operational needs.
Evaluate service contract requirements and costs and ensure contracts are bid using proper specifications.
Assist Construction Manager with monitoring and supervising tenant improvements.
Perform periodic comprehensive property inspections.
Ensure optimal functioning of property and building systems.
Rotate in on-call procedures.
Develop and implement emergency procedures, preventative maintenance, and operations programs.
Prepare monthly Management and Operation and Variance reports.
Confirm and collect current insurance certificates for all tenants; insuring lease compliance
Inspect properties to minimize exposure and losses to property owners.
Oversee the administration of insurance requirements as it relates to vendor contracts and receipt of Certificates of Insurance.
Investigate, report, and resolve all security, insurance, tenant, or community related incidents related to the property.
Gather, analyze, and report statistical and financial data required to provide accurate assessments of property performance and support decision-making.
Monitor and make recommendations for collection of rent, default proceedings, and tenant litigation.
Demonstrate the core values necessary to pursue the highest standards of excellence.
Create and maintain standards of property physical excellence to Company standards.

Experience:

Required  7 years – 10 years: • Considerable knowledge of real estate principles, including physical plant management. Shopping center/Retail management experience preferred. • Extensive knowledge of general business management practices and principles.  • Bachelors degree and/or seven – ten years experience in commercial property management or related field.

For additional information regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Fri, 06 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Purchasing Manager]]>  Position Purpose and Summary of Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Execute the pre-construction planning of site improvements, buildings, homes, apartments and tenant improvements through efficient project value engineering, estimating and purchasing.  Assure construction is built profitably, cost effectively, and within budget for projects being developed or owned by client' s Properties.   

 

Key Specific Responsibilities/Accountabilities:

Construction, Estimating, and Purchase
  1. Prepare scope of work specifications, quantity take-offs, estimates, budgets, and bid packages.  Perform bid analysis, de-scoping, negotiations, purchasing and complete vendor contracts.  Negotiate change orders.
  2. Liaison with vendors, subcontractors, engineers, architects, surveyors to assure that project details are designed and constructed properly. Manage, report, and track the schedules, job costs and variances.
  3. Focus on ways to incur significant savings, increase productivity, and increase revenue in
  4. Support the Development Team in due diligence, and approvals for the purpose of estimating the magnitude of cost, or determining construction solutions.
  5. Recommend the use of new materials from a construction cost, and time perspective.
  6. Analyze plans for construction techniques, materials and costs to properly value engineer designs.
  7. Recommend product and specifications.
  8. Recommend approval of change orders, pricing, and products offered as options.

Specific Key Areas of This Position’ s Authority:
  1. Properly bid, estimate, negotiate, purchase, and contract within approved budget, with executive approval.
  2. Review project architectural and engineering documents for design deficiencies and recommend alternate details.
  3. Assure budgets are met.    
  4. Establish and adhere to Policies and Procedures.

Measurements of Performance:
  1. Obtain competitive bids from qualified contractors and suppliers to negotiate project savings on time.
  2. Thorough and complete de-scoping of all bids and preparation of detailed bid comparisons.
  3. Ability to negotiate.
  4. Manage multiple project bids effectively.
  5. Demonstrate good judgment in formulating and executing project strategy.
  6. Meet and exceed expected goals and milestones.
  7. Projects are properly planned, executed, and managed.
  8. Projects are bought out on schedule.
  9. Costs are properly estimated, budgeted, negotiated and managed.  

Qualifications Required of This Position:

1)   Emulates Client' s  Core Values.

2)   Five years’ experience working in multi-family residential construction.

3)   Has had a role in project management in a medium or large size builder with sales over $15 million, and has a track record of success.

4)   Bachelors Degree

5)   Construction Experience in:

            -  Production Housing

            -  Multiple family low-rise apartments, condos, town-homes, and age-restricted                   housing.

            -  High-end custom homes

            -  Commercial – Wood Frame and Steel (Flex and Tenant Improvements)           

6)   Estimating, and Buying Experience

            -   Estimates

            -   Specifications

            -   Bids and bid analysis

            -   Negotiate/Contract/Purchase

            -   Understands construction costs and value of work

7)   Assisted in design and implemented systems and procedures for effectively running a building company.

8)   Proven track record of competence.

9)    Computer literate. Proficient in Microsoft Excel required.

       

Core Competencies: 

1.  Intelligence/Knowledge  2.  Analysis  3.  Judgment/Decision-making  4.  Creativity

5.  Experience  6.  Initiative  7.  Excellence  8.  Persuasion  9.  Negotiations  10.Performance Management

11. Communications  12. Goal Setting

For more information regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Area Sales Manager]]> Our client is seeking a Sales Manager. This full-time  position reports directly to the Division President and the compensation includes a salary plus an override. The responsibilities are as follows:                                     
  1. Recruit new sales executives; Sales Manager will have direct reporting responsibilities with each sales executive; responsible for holding team members accountable to key sales behaviors; 1 hour weekly one-on-ones with each sales executive
  2. Administer sale of home-sites & builder product
    • Coordinate with Division President all sales promotions
    • Develop reporting, KPIs, & monitor sales traffic
    • Prepare reporting package for Division President
    • Maintain agent schedules & coverage
  3. Own management of  prospect database
    • Manage sales lead fulfillment process and coordinate with marketing
    • Lead capture and database integrity
    • Sales Executive follow-up & action plans
  4. Coordinate with marketing and update touchscreen presentation system
    • Upload current information
    • Digital pictures of lots & site conditions
    • Revise plat information when needed
  5. Coordinate re-sale lot and home listings
  6. Develop a new customer builder guild including development of model program, marketing agreement and contract
  7. Support on all contracts & closings
  8. Support on the development of a sales executive job description
  9. Attend weekly  staff meetings and provide report on KPIs (leads, tours, sales and closings for the week)
  10. Weekly one-on-ones with Division President

BENEFITS:  401k, Medical (Health, Dental, & Vision), Life Insurance, 3 weeks Vacation

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Vice President of Land]]> NOW HIRING VICE PRESIDENT OF LAND

Columbus, OH

Vice President of Land will be responsible for acquiring and entitling the land necessary to meet division goals and projections. Manages land acquisition, due diligence, zoning, preliminary platting, preliminary engineering and budgeting of subdivision development. Assisting with project final engineering, platting, associated schedules and project bidding/construction.

Minimum Education Experience:
  • Bachelor’ s Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent project engineer experience
  • At least 10 years’ experience in design of subdivisions within local jurisdictions

Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills for interaction with a variety of people inside and outside of organization
  • Decisiveness and good judgment, problem-solving and analytical skills to act with authority and take approved risks in an environment with little direction from others
  • Working knowledge of given market and geographical locations

For a confidential discussion regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Vice President Operations & Purchasing]]> Vice President Operations & Purchasing (or Director Depending Upon Experience) - Production Home builder - Utah

My retained client, a production home builder in Utah is seeking a VP Operations & Purchasing.  They have a wonderful, respectful culture, one of true team work and kindness.  Companies within this group have conducted operations in home building, land development, land entitlement and related businesses since 1981.  Since its founding, The Company has constructed and sold more than 35, 000 attached and detached homes in Southern California, Texas and Utah for a total sales volume over $6.2 billion. In 2013, The Company made the decision to focus its future operations in Utah.  As a result, the Company will be expanding its Utah operations. 

The Company has a strong industry reputation, provides a motivating, rewarding and family friendly work environment and operates according to its core values that include:
  • Excellence in Everything we do
  • An Environment of Teamwork and Trust
  • The Value of each Employee
  • Commitment to our Home buyers
  • The Importance of Profitable Operations
  • Integrity in the Conduct of our Business

    • The Company’ s competitive strengths include its strong reputation and  long history, experienced local team, relationships with land owners and subcontractors, marketable home designs and cost efficient operations.

      This combination of operational strengths, strong values and competitive strengths have resulted in the Company becoming one of Utah’ s most highly ranked and trusted home builders.

      Company Information
  • A Home building and Land Development Company.
  • Company has a dual future strategy of both home building operations and land sale operations (the acquisition of raw land for entitlement, development and sale). 
  • Company is a privately owned company capitalized with a combination of ownership equity, project level joint venture equity, long-term debt and project level secured loans.

Position Summary
  • Title:  Vice President or Director of Operations & Purchasing
  • Management of the Purchasing, Architectural, and Warranty Departments
  • Full-time salaried position with benefits
  • Reports to   the President
  • Driving required (Projects within market)

Job Duties
  • Manage all aspects of purchasing, estimating, and warranty for the company
  • Primary contact for all trades and vendors
  • Hiring of contractors, suppliers, and vendors that deliver on company’ s desired schedules, costs, and quality standards
  • Establish and maintain relationships with national vendors and leverage rebate and model home programs
  • Identify and execute on cost savings measures and value engineering
  • Obtain competitive pricing through effective bidding, estimating, and negotiating
  • Managing all hard and soft costs for both existing and proposed projects
  • Create, track, and hit budgets
  • Oversee new product development
  • Provide resources and trades needed to obtain company schedule objectives and annual home deliveries in excess of 350 homes per year. 
  • Provide input into new product strategy and product offerings
  • Ensure all employees understand and comply with company policies, procedures, and guidelines
  • Ability to analyze reports, trends, and identify problems and opportunities
  • Develop and maintain production and quality control standards coordinating with the Director of Construction. Understand company needs and objectives and effectively delegate to staff as needed to accomplish the company’ s business objectives and profits
  • Work closely with Design Center and Sales Director for option pricing, option margin, and option packets.  Strategic involvement in identifying what options to bid, sell, and market
  • Interviewing, hiring, and training employees.  Planning, assigning, and directing work through team members.  Recognizing and appraising performance.  Rewarding and disciplining employees.  Problem solving and handling customer complaints as needed
    Job Skills
  • Team player with strong work ethic able to work with a variety of personality types
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Effectively manage multiple departments and individuals
  • Demonstrate ability for multi-tasking and meeting simultaneous deadlines
  • Exceptional organizational skills and detail oriented
  • Excellent Computer skills (Word, Excel, Internet, Microsoft Outlook, and Power Point)
  • Strategic thinker that contributes ideas, makes necessary system improvements, and contributes business planning and market observations to the Executive Team. Ability to work with professional consultants including architects, engineers, insurance brokers, 3rd Party inspectors and attorneys.

Experience/Education
  • 10 years of experience in the home building industry in construction and operations
  • 3+ year experience managing the operations of 300+ units per per year
  • Experience in Single family detached, town homes, and condominiums.
  • Bachelor’ s degree

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!

 
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Tue, 06 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Land Development Project Manager]]> Now Hiring Land Development Project Manager - Austin, TX

Home builder hiring Land Development Project Manager for Austin, TX Division.  We are recognized locally and nationally for our innovative growth and high quality product, holding ourselves to a high set of standards.  Our employees enjoy a tremendous sense of gratification and fulfillment knowing that our daily efforts make a meaningful, positive impact on the city and region we love.

Our company is one of the fastest growing companies in Austin, with decades of experience building homes in Central Texas.  We are passionate about what we do and our goal is to deliver a great home buying experience to each and every one of our customers by doing the right thing every time.

We are continuing to expand and are searching for a talented, hard-working, passionate Land Development Project Manager to join our team.
  • Manage and Develop LD Coordinator
  • Bidding
  • Budgets
  • Timelines
  • Entry Monuments and Amenity Centers (HOA Documents / CC&Rs, Dry Utilities, Mail Service)
  • Entitlement (Submit Early and Submit Often, hold team members accountable for needed information, City management)
  • Manage HOAs
  • Manage All Vendors and Vendor Contract Process
  • Environmental Compliance
  • New Projects

For a confidential conversation about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Development Project Manager]]> Highly  respected affordable multi-family housing developer/builder in Chicago  seeks Development Project Manager  to carry out all facets of  development for real estate projects.  

Local candidates preferred.

MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE IN AFFORDABLE HOUSING.  

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Mon, 28 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Regional Purchasing Manager ]]> REGIONAL PURCHASING MANAGER - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA/SEATTLE

NATIONAL HOME BUILDER - NORTHERN CALIFORNIA BASED POSITION

 

My long-time retained client is seeking a  Regional Purchasing Manager for their Northern  California  Region plus Seattle.  The position will report to the Corporate VP of Purchasing.  This company has probably the best culture of any large builder in the US; one of complete and total respect up and down, left and right and they have an outstanding average employee tenure because of it! This is a company people join and STAY forever.   Prefer  California candidates first but will consider relocation from nearby if necessary. 

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!

Position Title:

Regional Purchasing Manager

Reporting Relationships:

Corporate VP of Purchasing

Description Summary:
  • The Regional Purchasing Manager (RPM) is responsible for purchasing / procurement of direct construction costs associated with vertical contracts for work constructed in the team member’ s defined region. 
  • The RPM is responsible for supervising direct report(s), coordinating/planning team work flow and team member work quality, accuracy and timeliness.
  • The RPM will for their own assigned contracts, bid, spread, analyze, negotiate, and award contracts to approved TradePartners. 
  • In addition to procurement duties and supervisory duties the RPM is responsible for assembling and maintaining budgets, promoting simplification and executing process improvements initiatives being implemented regionally and nationally.
  • Regional Purchasing Offices provide important services to each division it serves; it is the RPM’ s responsibility to respond timely to division needs and perform in keeping with established service standards and metrics.

Position Requirements:

RPM to perform the tasks below for assigned contracts and ensure direct report compliance with their assigned contracts.

Specifying
  1. Research new trades for capacity and cost effectiveness
  2. For each new community, collaborate with Division associates on the development of product specifications commensurate with the competitive market requirements and simplification principles
  3. Prepare and confirm with VP of Purchasing (VPP) and Division leadership all specifications, amenities and options for a community or series of homes
  4. Whenever possible, participate in value engineering, preliminary architectural reviews, feature & specification meetings, and model walks
    Budgeting
  1. Prepare the pro-forma direct construction cost estimates
  2. Prepare the Pre-bid line item budget estimate and update bid analysis sheets for comparison to actual bids
  3. Maintain budgets in E1/JDE system and report budget adjustments to the division or business unit
    Bidding
  1. Work with Division or business unit to develop a bid list with multiple qualified bidders per trade.  Qualified bidders are determined through a pre-qualification process where division construction leadership participates in and consents to adding new bidders to both the master bid list and new community/re-bid lists.   Review and receive construction/operations approval on qualified vendor lists each time a new community bid or rebid is conducted.
  2. Establish and hold trades accountable for meeting bid due dates
  3. Prepare and distribute all onsite bid sheets and packages, including latest architectural plans, consultant reports, cover letter with bid due date, trade scopes of work, list of options, specific trade requirements, and sequence sheets
  4. Obtain written bids for all quotations including production, option and alternate pricing, bid concessions, model home discounts, and sales complex upgrades
    Analyze, Qualify, Negotiate
  1. Spread and compare bids for the cost of base house and optional offerings
  2. Identify and resolve bid discrepancies with each bidder
  3. Review and consider proposed substitutions
  4. Obtain Division approval for all substitutions, revise and update scopes and product specifications to incorporate Purchasing approved substitutions
  5. Review all substitutions or scope of work changes with each bidder
  6. Identify lowest qualified bidder and compare to line item budget estimate
    Award Contract
  1. Prepare bid analysis / award recommendation summarizing the final bids for each qualified bidder. 
  2. Review award recommendations with Division and secure approvals in keeping with the Award Approval Process
  3. Reconcile Division feedback and receive approved and signed award recommendation.  If Division chooses to deviate from the recommended bidder, receive written documentation from the division supporting their decision to do so; Notify the VPP of all deviations from recommendations
  4. Advise successful trade of award decision, notify all other bidders of award decision
    Contract Management
  1. Assemble required information to process base contract or change orders for substitutions, scope of work changes, code updates, etc. 
  2. Transmit complete and accurate change order package to purchasing administrator for processing
    Direct Construction Cost Reporting
  1. Ensure responsible Purchasing staff maintain current DCC costs and prepare updated actual DCC cost reports monthly.
  2. When required, prepare estimated DCC inflation forecasts for each market
    Cost Reduction / Management
  1. Track pricing for needed building materials, services, prevailing labor rates, and other related cost components for each assigned trade contract category
  2. Update bid sheet to accurately reflect the cost components of each assigned trade contract category
  3. Evaluate and compare bids to current and prevailing prices (for the items outlined in #1 above) for the region and across the company
  4. Qualify and negotiate trade costs based upon prevailing prices
  5. When specifying, review and apply all national accounts, points, and rebate programs
  6. Advise immediately of substantive changes or variation from the approved Direct Construction Cost and Indirect Construction Cost budget
    Administrative
  1. Obtain required information (cut-sheets, samples, specs, etc.) from manufacturers, suppliers, and trades to facilitate the work of contract administrators, sales, field supervision, and others served by the Regional Purchasing Operations.
  2. Check all work products for accuracy
    Trade Relations
  1. Assist construction management in resolving TradePartner® issues
  2. Maintain professional, win-win working relationships with TradePartners® through honest and open exchange of information and ideas
  3. Participate in Trade Council meetings and committees as required
  4. Participate in industry / trade associations; maintain contacts
  5. Assist SHPIP administrator in gaining TradePartner® adherence to insurance requirements
    Working with Supporting Staff
  1. Review direct report’ s weekly priority lists and contract management logs; prioritize and distribute work as needed
  2. Monitor direct report’ s performance and work production
  3. Monitor adherence to purchasing practices, procedures and standards in keeping with Company Homes policies and values
  4. Prepare associate performance appraisal if applicable and participate in appraisal process
  5. Assist associates in preparing yearly goals based on Company business drivers and annual business plan
  6. Lead purchasing staff meetings
  7. Participate in national and regional team meetings
    Performance Standards
  1. Achieve objectives and goals as outlined by the VP of Purchasing
  2. Complete on time and in keeping with quality requirements the work associated with all of position requirements listed above.
    Travel Requirements
  1. Travel may be required on a periodic basis to attend required meetings and/or visit out of state divisions or direct reports
    Knowledge / Experience
  1. College degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  2. Previous experience in a continuous improvement environment
  3. Mainframe and personal computer proficiency, including Microsoft Office Suite: Word, Excel, PowePurchasingint, Outlook, E1/JDEdwards
  4. Five years’ experience in the home building industry
  5. Three years’ experience in residential purchasing
  6. Multi-family purchasing experience a plus
  7. Field construction experience a plus
    Skills/Abilities
  1. Must have a passionate drive to learn and improve. Self-motivated
  2. Professional demeanor: projects positive and professional image
  3. Productivity: excellent attendance, excellent work quantity and quality, positive contributor; ability to work successfully in a team environment, strong people skills, works well with others at all levels
  4. Innovation: seeks new opportunities and growth challenges, contributes ideas, helps resolve problems, and develops new procedures and methods
  5. Honesty: truthful and trustworthy, does what needs to be done and what is right; is fair and objective, has personal integrity and treats others in a mature, responsible manner
  6. Loyalty: has commitment toward the goals and values of the organization, respects its efforts, defends its good name, gives the job the best effort and sincerity
  7. Initiative: ability to think, work and make independent decisions based on sound judgment
  8. Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  9. Understanding of basic measurement and team tools and continuous process improvement methodology and practices
  10. Must possess a strong internal/external customer service orientation/commitment
  11. Excellent time management, organization and follow-up skills
  12. Ability to manage competing priorities and assignments
  13. Must be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment where continuous improvement is expected
  14. Must be able to consistently achieve high work standards
  15. Demonstrates flexibility and adaptability to rapid change
  16. Creates good will within department and inter-departmentally
  17. Ability to read, understand and apply the requirements of architectural and consultant drawings and reports, including:
    1. Title 24 reports
    2. Acoustical reports
    3. Soils reports
    4. Post tension drawings
    5. Precise grading plans
  18. Ability to understand construction terminology
  19. Ability to define and apply specific and standard trade requirements
  20. Ability to analyze TradePartners®’ bids for accuracy and completeness
  21. Ability to comprehend construction processes and sequence of work
  22. Ability to understand consumer expectations within defined market segments and relate to specification levels
  23. Ability to negotiate win-win agreements
  24. Ability to understand and utilize Company measurement tools

 
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Fri, 18 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Director of Hospitality]]> Exciting leadership opportunity in hospitality with world-renowned non-profit organization in Houston for a visionary Director of Hospitality.

The position is unique, requiring high-end restaurant management experience, but provides a 9-5, Monday-Friday work schedule. 

The right candidate will be a creative self-starter with strong negotiation skills, have proven track record of achieving objectives, and possess  skills at developing relationships. The responsibilities are multi-faceted and challenging! 

For more information, submit a resume!
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Thu, 17 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Lead Sales Executive]]> Developer of luxury resort properties seeks entrepreneurial sales executive with at least five years' experience in vacation/resort home sales to join their team in the Caribbean.

The right candidate is driven, creative, honest, mature, and skilled at working with a sophisticated client base and selling a luxury line of residential products.  

For more information, please apply!
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Construction Manager]]> Position Title:  Construction Manager               

Reports To:  President

Lead construction of zero-defect homes within budget and on approved schedule. Manage Customer Service for high satisfaction and referrals. Develop, train, mentor, coach and support a high-performing team.  Stay current on materiel and building methods, adjusting methods accordingly. Lead improvements to maximize efficient, effective processes.  Collaborate with all Company Managers to reach Company goals.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Hiring and On-boarding
  • Developing and Evaluating
  • Manage Design and Permitting
  • Manage Purchasing Dept.
  • Manage Estimating
  • Build Homes on Time
  • Assess Properties
  • VPO Management
  • Customer Service
  • Strategic Priorities
Personal Traits:
  • Owning Responsibilities
  • Thoroughness and Quality
  • Education and Development
  • Reliability and Timeliness
  • Honesty and Transparency
  • Cooperation
  • Communication & Listening
  • Respect
  • Candor
  • Initiative
  • Professionalism

 
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Senior Sales Manager]]> Position Title: Senior  Sales Manager                                             

Position Purpose: Develop, train, mentor, coach, and support a consistently high-performing sales team to ensure sales team meets and exceeds yearly sales goal. As well as coordinate marketing.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE:
  • Sales Results
  • Marketing Management
  • Market Research
  • Planning
  • Closings
  • Soft Cycle Time
  • CRM Training and Management
  • Hiring, Onboarding and Training
  • Developing, Evaluating and Accountability
  • Competition and Market Trend Analysis
  • Sales Planning & Reporting
  • Product Management
  • Events & Seminars
  • Administration
  • Customer Service
  • Strategic Priorities 

COMPETENCIES
  • Analysis Skills
  • Conflict Management
  • Empowerment
  • Organization/Planning
  • Performance Management
  • Strategic Skills
  • Intelligence
  • Judgement – Consistent logic
  • Performance Management.
  • Tenacity

 KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
  •   Minimum 5-7 year’ s sales leadership experience in residential construction
  •   Experience developing and facilitating sales training
  •   Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  •   Experience with CRM software
  •   Bachelor’ s degree in business/sales field or associates degree and equivalent   experience

For more information about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Tue, 15 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Purchasing Agent]]> The Purchasing Agent is responsible for overall prices and delivery of products/services in a timely, cost effective manner in conformance with company policies, procedures and budgets.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Providing on-site purchasing support in the establishment of new communities: assisting with development of plans, specifications, options, bidding, budgets, hiring subcontractors and negotiating contracts. In addition, perform on-site functions such as work orders, contracts, estimating, starts, and distribution of construction information to construction site managers and subcontractors. As experience is gained, incumbents are expected to own assigned cost codes completely and drive direct costs as low as possible through negotiations with vendors.

For more information about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Superintendent]]> My client' s Superintendent must have the ability to lead customer walk-throughs, pre-construction meetings, frame walks, quality assurance  walks, pre-closing orientations, closings and 30 day after close follow-up.

Responsibilities include creating,  keeping, and maintaining the home building schedule. A minimum of weekly buyer contacts with build status updates.  Meet the buyer’ s expectations in such a way that the buyer will recommend our company  to others.  Motivate and lead trade partners to ensure they follow the build schedule and meet the quality that is required to produce a luxury home.  Assist sales as needed and keep the construction sites meticulously clean and safe.

For more information about my client and the opportunity - APPLY TODAY!
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Construction Manager]]> Exciting opportunity for a Construction Manager who will be responsible for overseeing all construction activity in my clients'  market. You will qualify all homes that enter our pipeline and make sure that they are processed in such a way that results in outstanding homes that meet or exceed our standards and expectations in regards to quality and budget. Other duties include preparing scopes of work and budgets, obtaining bids, awarding contracts and overseeing the team of field personnel and superintendents.

For more information regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Vice President of Operations]]> My clients'  Vice President of Operations manages the purchasing department that handles bid preparation, negotiation and awarding of material and labor contracts within their organization. Responsibilities also include overseeing and serving as a liaison to subcontractors, construction, design, sales and design studio to ensure a quality product is delivered on time. This is a " hands on" role that will be involved in many aspects.

This role is a great opportunity for a seasoned home building professional with a proven track record of success within the home building industry.

For a confidential conversation about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Superintendent]]> My client' s Superintendent must have the ability to lead customer walk-throughs, pre-construction meetings, frame walks, quality assurance  walks, pre-closing orientations, closings and 30 day after close follow-up.

Responsibilities include creating,  keeping, and maintaining the home building schedule. A minimum of weekly buyer contacts with build status updates.  Meet the buyer’ s expectations in such a way that the buyer will recommend our company  to others.  Motivate and lead trade partners to ensure they follow the build schedule and meet the quality that is required to produce a luxury home.  Assist sales as needed and keep the construction sites meticulously clean and safe.

For more information about my client and the opportunity - APPLY TODAY!
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Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Warranty Technician]]> My client is seeking a Warranty Technician. This person must have excellent customer service skills as they will be the immediate contact to address home owner issues and to show that the company  is responsive and ready to resolve their  issues.

Responsibilities also include being able to determine if a corrective work order is needed.  Coordinate any repairs needed with trade partners and determine the trades' responsibility.

For more information about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Mon, 07 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[New Home Sales Executive]]> A well respected, established traditional Neighborhood developer seeking an experienced,  " New Home Sales Executive"  to lead its successful home building operation in Greenville, SC.   

Responsibilities include building approximately 30 semi-custom homes per year and  client relations, scheduling, quality control, costing, hiring and managing subcontractors, design, profitability and warranty management. 

Salary plus benefits and bonuses as well as profit participation available to a qualified candidate.  EOE, Drug-free workplace.

APPLY TODAY!
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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Vice President of Land Acquisition]]> Award winning Pacific Northwest  quality single-family  builder with deep pockets, multiple lines, and projects is seeking a self driven VP of Land Acquisitions who can work in a strong entrepreneurial environment. This position is closely aligned with the CEO and the candidate must be an open communicator in a work-hard, play-hard environment where you check your ego at the door, lean-in and can be a leader who has a successful track record. 

The self driven candidate will need 5-7 years of experience in the single family environment identifying, analyzing,  negotiating and acquiring new projects for acquisition.

This role requires experience and understanding of the following:

*Overseeing multiple projects simultaneously, and adding new land sites to maintain a pipeline of lots.

*Strategic land planning with geographic, product and pricing goals to guide acquisitions supporting companies overall strategic plan

*Preparing and negotiating  LOI, agreements and related legal documents

*Overseeing the the land acquisition escrow and entitlement process

*Reporting risk analysis and directs due diligence along with Financial analysis and due diligence

*Liason  with all municipalities in feasibility, zoning, platting and development of the project/property

*Generating  acquisition opportunities through his/her network of trusted relationships with brokers, land owners, land developers and industry contacts to develop a strong pipeline.

Additional requirements include:

*High level of integrity

*Entrepreneurial and unafraid to impart opinions with  all levels of the organization

*Strong leadership, project management and budgeting skills

*Strong communication skills to translate market data to community concepts

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Tue, 01 Nov 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Purchasing Manager]]> My client is an  Award-winning, resort-style  community  developer/builder in Texas. They are seeking a Purchasing Manager to lead the purchasing the company' s purchasing department. The right candidate will have  experience putting systems and processes in place, creating efficiencies, and maintaining relationships with vendors.  Other essential qualities include:
  • A " roll up your sleeves and get it done" attitude;
  • A passion for valuing the customer over the bottom line;
  • A dedication to delivering a high quality, consistent product on time, every time; and  an appreciation for a close knit, family friendly environment.

Interested and qualified candidates, please apply!
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Fri, 21 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Plan Developer]]> My client who builds single-family residential homes in Minneapolis is seeking a Plan Developer. With the use of computer-aided design, you will provide drafting support to produce construction documents. Responsibilities include producing permit drawing sets, providing architectural documentation, publishing permit drawing sets, development assistance of construction documents, reviewing construction in the field and making revisions, maintenance of department equipment  and maintaining all forms of communication.

Qualifications include an Associate’ s degree (A.A.) in drafting, architecture or equivalent from a two-year college or technical school, have a minimum of three to five years of full-time similar employment experience or a minimum related work experience of seven to eight years.

Skills require  working knowledge of AutoCAD, AutoCAD Architectural Desktop, Microsoft Word and Excel.  Must be able to read blueprints and have mathematical aptitude to perform complex calculations. 

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Tue, 11 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Purchasing Manager]]> NEW HOME BUILDER - PURCHASING & ESTIMATING MANAGER - RICMOND, VA

An established  new home builder in the Richmond,  VA market  is seeking a Purchasing & Estimating Manager who is committed to join their team and be a part of creating lasting relationships with buyers, partners, and associates through an unparalleled buying, building and home ownership experience, a commitment to community, and work environment built on open communication, accountability, profitability and integrity.

Our client has maintained financial stability through manageable growth, sustainable profitability, and delivering an exceptional customer experience for building, buying and owning one of their unique homes.

Purchasing and Estimating experience must include:
  • Minimum 3 years construction experience with 1 year Purchasing / Estimating and 1 year Management
  • Ability to read blue prints and accurately complete take-offs
  • Understanding of home building processes
  • Ability  to read, interpret, and apply scopes of work and phase specifications
  • Understand standard construction take-off methods
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong product knowledge
  • Ability to analyze pricing against products or trader partners
  • Proven ability to make tough decisions and hold trade partners / employees accountable

For confidential consideration, APPLY TODAY!
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Wed, 05 Oct 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Construction Manager]]> CONSTRUCTION MANAGER - HOME BUILDER - FUN COMPANY - LIVE NEAR THE BEACH! - EAST COAST 

My retained client, an extremely innovative  and FUN home builder is seeking a Construction Manager  located in a beautiful area on the beach in Delaware.   Willing to relocate the right candidate, incredible product; meetings on the beach and the name of the game is WORK IS FUN!

Will oversee others and run multiple homes at once.   Production Residential Home Building experience is required.

If you live life to the fullest and like to have a GREAT time at work, APPLY TODAY!
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Maintenance Supervisor]]> I have been engaged by one of the larger multifamily operators in the Midwest to identify maintenance professionals to join their team as Supervisor of Maintenance.

This professional will oversee a team of 8 technicians at one of their larger communities in the Northern Indianapolis area.

The ideal candidate will have a minimum of a High School Diploma and at least four years progressive experience in the maintenance and repair of HVAC, mechanical, electrical, plumbing and grounds upkeep in multifamily or commercial property.

They are looking for a leader with excellent mentoring skills.

If you have an interest in exploring this opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Thu, 29 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Vice President of Sales]]> The Vice President of Sales will ensure new homes are sold at the established sales price and velocity with high levels of customer satisfaction, and ensure the performance and success of the sales and marketing teams through the implementation of established policies and procedures.

Responsibilities:

Maintain open communication with division president and team members to ensure the accurate, timely flow of information.

Communicate the company’ s decisions, procedures and policies to sales and marketing team members.

Work with purchasing/estimating on clearly defining all options, upgrades, specifications and associated pricing.

Set home prices to obtain target profit margins and work with the management team to secure any necessary approvals.

Oversee the review of all contract documents and pricing to ensure accuracy, and approve all contracts and change orders submitted by Sales Counselors.

Analyze sales performance and costs through various sales reports.

Ensure the sales staff is meeting with realtors on a regular basis per the established Realtor program and in compliance with the appropriate regulations.

Ensure the Sales Manager(s) are meeting individually with each Sales Counselor on a regular basis to review and manage prospect conversion.

Ensure sales department meetings are held regularly, in addition to designated meetings with other departments (i.e., weekly meetings with home building and mortgage).

Review competitive market analysis information on a monthly basis and share with the appropriate management team members as needed.

Constantly monitor and analyze both national and local market trends to support division sales and marketing goals.

Assist with the promotion of the company’ s image and products to all outside sources.

Assist with organizing and executing all special promotions to generate sales.

Coordinate with the Sales Manager(s) and Marketing Manager to select, create and place all advertising and marketing materials using the media they deem most effective.

Oversee the creative and maintenance of all sales collateral.

Oversee the negotiation, placement and maintenance of all community signage.

Participate in the development and implementation of all advertising campaigns within the division, and oversee the management of ad agency relations.

Oversee the opening of all new home model centers.

Oversee the division’ s internet marketing and sales, and ensure the company’ s effective online presence.

For a confidential conversation about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!

 

 
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Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Superintendent]]> My client is an  Award-winning, resort-style  community  developer/builder in Texas. They are seeking a  builder with luxury home building experience to work with the team in the company' s very successful Coastal Division.   The right candidate will have  experience building homes starting at a $500, 000 price point.  Other essential qualities include:
  • The ability to adapt to different processes and structures;
  • A " roll up your sleeves and get it done" attitude;
  • A passion for valuing the customer over the bottom line;
  • A dedication to delivering a high quality, consistent product on time, every time; and  an appreciation for a close knit, family friendly environment.

Interested and qualified candidates, please apply!
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Thu, 22 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[(2) Regional Directors - Pacific Northwest]]> 2  REGIONAL DIRECTORS- HOME BUILDING - PACIFIC NORTHWEST, MULTIPLE LOCATIONS - AMAZING COMPANY!

My retained client of 12 years is seeking an experienced  home building Leader to oversee construction, purchasing and P&L for a Region that could be one of  5 (either in Oregon, Idaho or Washington).   My client is one that works as an extremely cohesive team with respect for each other, their customers and the communities in which they build.   They are currently closing over 1500 homes annually throughout the states in which they build and are on their way to 2500 soon!   Privately held, and always will be!   You can' t get a better culture or place to call home!

Will relocate right candidate.

WHAT YOU GET TO DO 

As a Regional  Director with my client,  you will oversee one of 5 Regions within the company and join a close-knit group of  others to make up the  construction team for that Region.  If you love building homes and working toward a common goal with a like-minded group of people, you could be the person we’ re looking for!  In this industry the learning never stops.  With this company, you will join a dynamic team of driven individuals who work hard and play hard and believe if work isn' t fun, why do it?!

If you have run multiple homes at once, schedules, hired sub-contractors and others, run multiple jobs, APPLY TODAY for a confidential conversation.
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Superintendent - Boise, ID]]> SUPERINTENDENT- HOME BUILDING - BOISE, IDAHO - AMAZING COMPANY!

My retained client of 12 years is seeking an experienced  Superintendent  that will be based in beautiful Boise, Idaho  where you have every outdoor activity thinkable at your fingertips!   My client is one that works as an extremely cohesive team with respect for each other, their customers and the communities in which they build.   They are currently closing over 1500 homes annually throughout the states in which they build and are on their way to 2500 soon!   Privately held, and always will be!   You can' t get a better culture or place to call home!

Will relocate right candidate from the Pacific North West.

WHAT YOU GET TO DO 

As a Superintendent with my client,  you will join a close-knit group of  others to make up the  construction team for the Idaho  Region of the company.  If you building homes, running teams and subcontractors, and working toward a common goal with a like-minded group of people, you could be the person we’ re looking for!  In this industry the learning never stops. 
With this company, you will join a dynamic team of driven individuals who work hard and play hard and believe if work isn' t fun, why do it?

If you have run multiple homes at once, schedules, hired sub-contractors and others, and run jobs, APPLY TODAY!

 
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Superintendent - Central Oregon]]> SUPERINTENDENT- HOME BUILDING - CENTRAL OREGON - AMAZING COMPANY!

My retained client of 12 years is seeking an experienced  Superintendent  that will be based in beautiful Central Oregon where you have over 300 days of sunshine per year and every outdoor activity thinkable at your fingertips!   My client is one that works as an extremely cohesive team with respect for each other, their customers and the communities in which they build.   They are currently closing over 1500 homes annually throughout the states in which they build and are on their way to 2500 soon!   Privately held, and always will be!   You can' t get a better culture or place to call home!

Will relocate right candidate from the Pacific North West.

WHAT YOU GET TO DO 

As a Superintendent with my client,  you will join a close-knit group of  others to make up the  construction team for the Central Oregon  Region of the company.  If you building homes, running teams and subcontractors, and working toward a common goal with a like-minded group of people, you could be the person we’ re looking for!  In this industry the learning never stops. 
With this company, you will join a dynamic team of driven individuals who work hard and play hard and believe if work isn' t fun, why do it?

If you have run multiple homes at once, schedules, sub-contractors and others, APPLY TODAY!

 
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Superintendent - Northern Idaho]]> SUPERINTENDENT- HOME BUILDING - NORTHERN IDAHO- AMAZING COMPANY!

My retained client of 12 years is seeking an experienced  Superintendent  that will be based in beautiful Northern Idaho!   My client is one that works as an extremely cohesive team with respect for each other, their customers and the communities in which they build.   They are currently closing over 1500 homes annually throughout the states in which they build and are on their way to 2500 soon!   Privately held, and always will be!   You can' t get a better culture or place to call home!

Will relocate right candidate from the Pacific North West.

WHAT YOU GET TO DO 

As a Superintendent with my client,  you will join a close-knit group of  others to make up the  construction team for the  Idaho  Region of the company.  If you building homes, running teams and subcontractors, and working toward a common goal with a like-minded group of people, you could be the person we’ re looking for!  In this industry the learning never stops. 
With this company, you will join a dynamic team of driven individuals who work hard and play hard and believe if work isn' t fun, why do it?

If you have run multiple homes at once, schedules, hired sub-contractors and others, run multiple jobs, APPLY TODAY!

 

 
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Mon, 19 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Controller]]> Multifaceted real estate company in Central California seeks Controller with experience in home building accounting  to join its accounting team.   The right candidate is a CPA, is very collaborative and a " big picture" thinker, great communicator, and capable of working in a fast-paced environment.   Leadership opportunities abound for this role!   Additionally, the company is diversified, with urban and commercial divisions, and the role has the potential to grow and support those divisions as well.   Candidates local to the Fresno area preferred.

Qualified candidates, please apply!
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Assistant Controller]]> Multifaceted real estate company in Central California seeks Assistant Controller with experience in home building accounting  to join its team.   The right candidate is from a public accounting background, capable of collaborating  with a team on the company financial reporting, and  has experience with  GAAP,   banking, consolidations, and form currency. This role will take lead in managing partnership relationships from a numbers perspective, and upward mobility in the company certainly exists!   Candidates local to the Fresno area preferred.

Qualified candidates, please apply!
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Wed, 31 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Project Manager]]> My client, a privately-held construction company  is seeking a Senior Project Manager. Their  focus is on building and managing the construction of high-rise and podium residential, commercial and medical office, hotel and leisure, and retail projects while respecting the overall impact to the environment. Their  experience and long-term relationships allow them  to offer the most competitive structural and building solutions for various type of  projects. 
To learn more about my client and their opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Mon, 29 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Financial Accountant]]> SR FINANCIAL ACCOUNTANT - HOME BUILDING - PACIFIC NORTHWEST

My retained client of 12 years is seeking an experienced construction Sr. Financial Accountant that will report to the Corporate Controller.   This position will be based in beautiful Central Oregon where you have over 300 days of sunshine per year and every outdoor activity thinkable at your fingertips!   My client is one that works as an extremely cohesive team with respect for each other, their customers and the communities in which they build.   They are currently closing over 1500 homes annually throughout the states in which they build and are on their way to 2500 soon!   Privately held, and always will be!   You can' t get a better culture or place to call home!

Bachelor' s in Accounting or Finance required; CPA preferred but not required.   Will relocate right candidate from the PNW OR  West Coast.

WHAT YOU GET TO DO 

As a Sr. Financial Accountant you will join a close-knit group of nine others to make up the accounting team here at Company.  If you enjoy problem solving, thinking outside the box, and working toward a common goal with a like-minded group of people, you could be the person we’ re looking for!  In this industry the learning never stops whether it’ s brushing up on GAAP for changes and new issues, learning about land development, home building, borrowing, escrow or real estate.  You will join a dynamic team of driven individuals who work hard and play hard. 

You will be challenged to grow through:

-Responsibility for project level, community level, and regional level in-depth analysis, which informs timely, in-market decision making

-The opportunity to prepare the monthly financial reporting package for various regions, entities, etc.

-Responsibility for managing the GL and financials for single-purpose entities

-Constantly seeking new ways to look at the numbers, and useful data and analysis to provide to decision makers

-Developing rapport with regional leadership teams, to be able to communicate and educate regarding financial information

-Helping to evolve our reporting package as the business evolves, new questions arise, etc.

-Coming up with ad hoc analysis as a result of specific questions and needs that arise as the Company grows

-The opportunity to present financial data and analysis to the senior management team, regional leadership teams, and directors

-Monthly reconciliation of tens of millions of dollars of inventory, ranging from raw land to completed spec homes, in communities throughout the Pacific and Inland Northwest

-Learning every facet of the accounting department, while working with our 10-person team, from utilizing our cutting edge home-building software, to reconciling multi-million dollar credit facilities

This is an opportunity to use your accounting expertise in a fast-paced work environment with no limits; to think autonomously and creatively, while working with a driven team focused on building wealth for our customers, team members, communities, and the northwest economy.  There is never a dull moment here at Company, and for the right motivated person, this job presents an incredible opportunity!

WHAT YOU NEED

Education:

-High school diploma or GED required.

-Bachelor’ s degree in accounting, finance or related field required.

- CPA Preferred but not required

Experience:

-Minimum of four years of progressive, relevant accounting experience required.

-Public accounting background is strongly desired.

-Experience in construction accounting is strongly desired.

-CPA license (active or expired) is preferable.

Required Skills:

-Ability to communicate effectively, both verbal and written, to various audiences

-Ability to prioritize work and manage multiple tasks, likely with competing priorities

-Ability to creatively solve problems and work under time constraints with minimal supervision

-Ability to work with team members to produce quality work within tight time frames while managing multiple priorities simultaneously

-Exceptional organizational abilities and attention to detail

-Proficiency in Microsoft Office, specifically Excel

-Regular and reliable attendance-Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP)

Travel:  Approximately 1% annually within local and regional areas.  Employee will use their own vehicle.

WHAT WE OFFER

Total Rewards:

Your benefits package from Company consists of a comprehensive range of benefits including Healthcare coverage, Health and dependent daycare accounts, Disability protection, Retirement benefits, Paid time off, Home purchase program, Professional development and much more.

Compensation: Based on individual, relevant experience.

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Estimator-Purchasing/Construction Coordinator]]> ESTIMATOR/PURCHASING - CONSTRUCTION COORDINATOR - NJ/DE

My retained client is seeking an Estimator/Purchasing - Construction Coordinator to work in their main office in New Jersey.   They build in NJ & DE, new single family, and multi-family for sale as well as for rent.   Strong corporate culture and upward mobility.   Works closely with Head of Purchasing.   Job description below.   For more details, referrals or interest, please APPLY TODAY!

Home building Company (single and multi-family) is seeking to hire an experienced Estimator/Construction/Purchasing Coordinator.  The ideal candidate should have a strong knowledge of new construction, as well as knowledge of all phases of building codes.  A degree in Construction Management or similar is preferred with at least 4+  years’ experience in a related field. 

My client is seeking to hire an experienced Estimator/Construction Coordinator.  The ideal candidate should have a strong knowledge of new construction, as well as knowledge of all phases of building codes.  A degree in Construction Management or similar is preferred with a minimum 4+ years’ experience in a related field.  Multi-Family (4 stories & less) and Single Family construction and development.

Position responsibilities will include:
  • Plan review and knowledge of value engineering
  • Review plans and specification and provide takeoffs of different disciplines.
  • Estimating and Procurement
  • Assure that all estimates must have current market-based pricing built into the estimate template and articulates potential areas of Company risk during the bid process.
  • Analyze subcontractor bids
  • Contract negotiation and plan coordination
  • Produce, log and track submittals, RFI’ s, RFP’ and related documents both manually and electronically
  • Addressing and resolving issues related to the project in a responsible manner and proactively seeking input from others.

Skills Required:
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to identify and select highly qualified sub-contractors
  • Ability to read and interpret architectural, civil and MEP drawing and specifications
  • Ability to manage several bidding projects simultaneously and effectively
  • Ability to coordinate with architect, engineering, building code officials and field personnel
  • Ability to read and interpret Contract documents
  • Proficiency in estimation software
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, especially Excel
  • Knowledge of Constellation Newstar HBE a plus
  • Strong Ethics
  • Experience in land development a plus
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Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Property Manager]]> Our client is a growing multifamily owner/manager based in the Midwest. We are seeking an experienced Property Manager for a prestigious apartment community in Columbus, Ohio. The ideal candidate will have experience  fully managing a portfolio of at least 250+ units. For a confidential discussion about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Thu, 14 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Director of Sales]]> Award-winning, private home builder with three decades of deeply-rooted experience in Ohio  seeks high level sales executive with vision and drive to manage the company' s sales team.  

The right candidate needs to have  experience in sales management of  residential home building, can implement structures and processes to drive sales, and can embrace the talented individuals already working for this 30+ year old company while enhancing their abilities and skills.

For confidential consideration and additional information, APPLY TODAY!
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Wed, 22 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Sr. Purchasing Agent OR Purchasing Manager ]]> HOME BUILDING  SR PURCHASING AGENT OR PURCHASING MANAGER - PUGET SOUND/SEATTLE AREA

My retained client is seeking a Sr. Purchasing Agent OR Purchasing Manager to run their Puget Sound/Seattle Region.   This individual needs to have come up thru construction and truly understand the building process.   Could lead to a Regional Director of Purchasing role in the near future.

Will consider Project Managers that have managed the Purchasing Process.

This company has a wonderful culture and benefits and is one you can be very proud to work for!   They are building in multiple states and in strong growth mode.

Local candidates only please at this time.

For a confidential conversation about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!

 
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[2 Superintendents ]]> HOME BUILDING  SUPERINTENDENT' S  PORTLAND & SEATTLE AREAS

My retained client is seeking 2 Superintendents for their growing company.   1 to be based in the Seattle/Puget Sound area and one in the Portland/Vancouver area.

This company has a wonderful culture and benefits and is one you can be very proud to work for!   They are building in multiple states and in strong growth mode.

3 or more years of  home building construction experience needed.

Local candidates only please at this time.

For a confidential conversation about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Tue, 14 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Director of Construction]]> Director of Construction

 

Company Description
A privately held Real Estate Company with a diversified national portfolio is presently looking to strengthen our management team with a well-rounded, self-motivated Director of Construction, based in West Los Angeles. 
 

Job Description
You will be an integral part of the management team, responsible for all aspects of the Company’ s construction projects. Must have experience with commercial tenant improvements; shopping center renovations, capital improvements. No ground up experience necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee four Construction Project Managers while managing your own construction projects

Obtain bids from multiple contractors and vendors and negotiate the lowest cost while maintaining the quality of the work
Monitor construction from start to finish while keeping in budget 
Bid, negotiate, and supervise contracted services for assigned properties 
Ensure competitive bidding process for vendor required services
Participate in regularly scheduled construction status meetings with detailed and accurate information
Strong communication skills with both internal & external customers and at all levels within the organization
Understand contracts, leases and leasing objectives
Tenant Relationships
40% travel required

Requirements: 
College degree 
Minimum of 18 years of hands on commercial construction experience
Must have excellent knowledge of construction pricing
Strong communication skills with both internal & external customers and at all levels within the organization
Ability to initiate bid requests, vendor and contractor management 
Ability to present self and company in a professional manner in all customer communications and actions 
Solid time management skills with the ability to prioritize, organize and successfully balance multiple tasks and requests 
Must be able to exhibit initiative and work independently 
Must have a strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast paced environment
Must be a team player and work well with Senior Management, tenants, contractors and other daily contacts
Contractor License a plus

Compensation
We offer an excellent compensation package, an exciting opportunity, and the chance to grow and develop with a well- capitalized entrepreneurial investment group
For immediate consideration please submit resume with salary requirement
Resumes submitted with salary requirements will be considered first

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Tue, 07 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Construction Project Manager]]> Construction Project Manager (Dallas)

Company Description:
A privately held Real Estate Company with a diversified national portfolio is presently looking to strengthen our management team with a well-rounded, self-motivated Construction Project Manager, based in Dallas. 
 

Job Description:
You will be an integral part of the management team, responsible for bidding out and scheduling construction projects. Must have experience with commercial tenant improvements; shopping center renovations, capital improvements. No ground up experience necessary.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Oversee tenant and capital improvements
Obtain bids from multiple contractors and vendors
Monitor construction from start to finish while keeping in budget 
Bid, negotiate, and supervise contracted services for assigned properties 
Ensure competitive bidding process for vendor required services
Participate in regularly scheduled construction status meetings with detailed and accurate information
Strong communication skills with both internal & external customers and at all levels within the organization
Understand contracts, leases and leasing objectives
Tenant Relationships
40% travel required

Requirements: 
College degree 
Minimum of 10 years of hands on commercial construction experience
Must have excellent knowledge of construction pricing
Strong communication skills with both internal & external customers and at all levels within the organization
Ability to initiate bid requests, vendor and contractor management 
Ability to present self and company in a professional manner in all customer communications and actions 
Solid time management skills with the ability to prioritize, organize and successfully balance multiple tasks and requests 
Must be able to exhibit initiative and work independently 
Must have a strong work ethic and ability to work in a fast paced environment
Must be a team player and work well with Senior Management, tenants, contractors and other daily contacts
Contractor License a plus

Compensation:
We offer an excellent compensation package, an exciting opportunity, and the chance to grow and develop with a well- capitalized entrepreneurial investment group.


For immediate consideration please submit resume with salary requirement.
Resumes submitted with salary requirements will be considered first.

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Fri, 03 Jun 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Senior Project Manager]]> Established  general contracting firm with a new, rapidly growing  division in Dallas seeks a multifamily Senior Project Manager with experience in managing multiple projects, as well as wrap and podium construction.  In addition to being a self-motivated leader with good judgement and sound construction knowledge who will report directly to the Division’ s Regional Director, the ideal candidate for this upwardly-mobile position should:
  • Be an innovative leader/thinker;
  • Have the ability to quickly and accurately make decisions;
  • Possess a  “ get it done” attitude;
  • Be a natural leader with an entrepreneurial spirit and drive;
  • Have the ability to maintain positive relationships with owners, architects, engineers, trader partners, and all others related to project;
  • Be ready to take on significantly more responsibility within a year of coming on board.

If interested in hearing more about this opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Fri, 27 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Production Manager]]> Highly respected home builder seeks Production Manager with at least 3 years of experience in construction management, 7-10 years in the industry.   Must be computer savvy, able to manage multiple projects and their corresponding deadlines and costs effectively, among other skills listed below:
  • Manage superintendents and project managers from Builder' s communities to ensure all responsibilities and requirements are being met.
  • Ensure that homes are built to requirements and specifications established by construction drawings, building codes, and clients.
  • Monitor production schedules, critical paths for projects, trade contractor schedules, and cost control to ensure that homes are completed on time and meet expected quality and profit levels.
  • Develop and maintain strong, productive supplier and trade contractor relationships. Communicate company’ s quality and performance standards to each trade contractor and supplier. Conduct periodic work inspections to ensure that those standards are met.
  • Monitor project quality and cost control.
  • Work with the selections coordinator to ensure that clients make selections on time.
  • Design and implement checklists for inspections, quality control, and standard operating procedures.

To discuss this opportunity confidentially, APPLY TODAY!

 
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Fri, 13 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[International Quality Control Manager]]> This international company is looking for a Quality Control Manager for various locations overseas. On many of our projects, the QC Manager is the single point of contact for the client and holds the highest authority and responsibility for the control of construction quality. The QC Manager will coordinate and manage a team of multi-national discipline engineers that will provide the infrastructure necessary to ensure the control of construction quality.

Responsibilities:

• Coordinate with the Project Engineer and Construction Superintendent in all matters related to the field.
• Represent the company in all matters pertaining to Quality Control on-site with the client.
• Manage the review and evaluation of technical requirements and documents for specified quality criteria.
• Develop and manage QC inspection and test procedures and instructions.
• Monitor QC facilities and activities assuring compliance with test procedure requirements.
• Oversee and manage the QC staff to ensure that all contract requirements are being met
• Oversee all concrete testing in accordance with ACI and ASTM testing procedures and standards. In most cases, these tests are self-performed in an in-house/on-site lab. The QC Manager must know how to perform these tests and instruct others how to do so.
• Manage Quality Control inspections including closures and punch-lists.
• Manage project close-out and commissioning activities.

Requirements:

• US citizen. Willing to travel abroad on assignments in the vicinity of site for 2-4 years
• Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance through the US Government
• Undergraduate Degree in an Engineering related discipline or Construction Management discipline
• 5+ years’ experience in the field of Construction Quality Control

Preferences:

• Experience in highly technical Department of Defense or Department of State projects
• Experience as CQC Manager on a successful DOD or DOS project overseas
• Experience with the USACE QMS program
• Proficiency in MS Office
• ACI Certification

APPLY TODAY to have a confidential conversation about my client and the opportunity.
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Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[International Project Engineer]]> Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0 <![CDATA[International Project Controls Engineer]]> Requirements:

• US citizen. Willing to travel abroad on assignments in the vicinity of site for 2-4 years.
• Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance through the US Government
• Undergraduate Degree in Construction Management or related field
• Experience and Training in scheduling and planning construction projects

Preferences:

• 5+ years’ experience in scheduling and planning construction projects using Primavera P6
• Experience in Department of Defense or Department of State projects
• Experience in USACE or OBO projects overseas

For more information on a confidential level, APPLY TODAY!
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Wed, 04 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[International Project Manager]]> Responsibilities:

• Planning, organizing and staffing key field positions

• Oversight of all field operations including approximately 500 field personnel of varied backgrounds and nationalities

• Establishing project objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within boundaries of corporate policies and contract requirements

• Establish guidelines for host country to respect local laws and customs

• Preparing, negotiating, and submitting monthly invoices, reports, & required data to the client

• Initiate and maintain liaison with prime client and A/E contacts to facilitate construction activities

• Monitor / manage construction through administrative direction of on-site superintendent to ensure project is built on schedule and within budget; investigate potentially serious situations and implement corrective measures

• Represent company in project meetings with client

• Manage financial aspects of contracts (fee payment, rental equipment, income/expenses, etc.)

• Assume additional responsibilities as directed by corporate executives

 

Requirements:

• US citizen. Willing to travel abroad on assignments in the vicinity of site for 2-4 years

• Possess or have the ability to obtain and maintain a clearance through the US Government

• 10+ years’ experience in the management of construction projects

• Undergraduate Degree in an Engineering related discipline or Construction Management discipline

 

Preferences:

• Experience in highly technical Department of Defense or Department of State projects

• Experience leading a successful DOD, COE, NAVFAC, or DOS project overseas

 

For a confidential conversation about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Tue, 03 May 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Conceptual Designer - High Density Projects]]> Our esteemed client is expanding  their product line offerings to multiple markets across the country, specializing in high density attached and single family homes. Due to the growth of this  product,  they are seeking a Conceptual Designer who can develop original designs for high density homes in urban environments.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Create conceptual designs for both single-family and multi-family product for various markets and price points on the high density product line
  • Participate in  neighborhood planning meetings to coordinate designs, based on community targets and site constraints
  • Interpreting architectural styles and massing
  • Sketch, draw and model elevations and floor plans in 2D and 3D environments
  • Hand sketch and render elevations and streetscapes.
  • Produce streetscape for local zoning & city submittals
  • Coordinate and communicate with  Land Planning Team, Division offices, and Design department
  • Attend frame walks to assess design efficiencies

Job Requirements: 
  • Bachelor or Associates degree in Architectural design or a closely related field
  • 3 or more years designing original elevations and floor plans for multi-family or urban product is preferred
  • 4 or more years working knowledge of residential plans and construction
  • Proficiency in freehand design is strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of  building codes, especially as they relate to high density residential construction
  • Knowledge of AutoCAD is required
  • Revit and Sketchup knowledge are a plus, but not required

For a confidential conversation about my client and the opportunity, APPLY TODAY!
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Wed, 06 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Development Manager]]> Principal Objective of the Position: The Development Manager will be responsible for identifying and researching potential property and land acquisitions and development sites for urban infill mixed use, multifamily sites or as otherwise directed along with and in association with other Development Coordinators and company staff. The Development Manager will also assist the President with other development/acquisition activities while supporting the organizations mission, vision and values.

Requirements:

Training/Education:
  • College degree or commensurate experience (Civil Structural engineering for example)
  • Valid Driver’ s License
  • MBA, MAI, JD professional designation or state licensure, or other graduate or professional experience preferred

Experience: 
  • Minimum of five years of experience in the area of commercial real estate; specifically multifamily, urban infill, and high rise and boutique hotels.
  • Demonstrated experience and working knowledge of performing feasibility analysis, market evaluation, site selection and project planning
  • Experience in budget planning and expense monitoring
  • Computer literacy sufficient to operate spreadsheet and word processing applications and other business related software

Experience with making presentations to professional audiences (City Government and Committees, Chambers of Commerce)

For a confidential conversation regarding my client and the opportunity, please apply today!
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Thu, 10 Dec 2015 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Area Director]]> Director of Operations - Pacific Northwest - Home building

Long time retained client is seeking leader who came up through construction that has also led Purchasing for a Director of Operations position that could lead to a VP Operations in the future.  Will have high volume construction experience as the company is doing over 1500 homes annually and will be at 2500 homes annually soon.

Extremely employee oriented company with incredible culture. 

A place people join and stay!

For more information about my client and the opportunity, submit your resume today!

clairespence@josephchris.net
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Tue, 24 Nov 2015 00:00:00 EST 0
<![CDATA[Purchasing Manager]]> Thriving Chicago based home builder is looking for a part-time Purchasing Manager to set up and implement purchasing systems. 

Job Description:
  • Determine accurate standard specifications for each trade. Ensure that all trades are under trade contractor agreement. Develop relationships with trades committed to reducing costs and increasing quality.
  • Administer accurate quantity take? offs and estimates. Monitor competitive bidding, contract negotiation, and value engineering. Re-bid trades if cost increases occur.
  • Establish and maintain a trade contractor/supplier performance evaluation system and award program.
  • Analyze cost codes by phase for cost? saving measures and techniques. Communicate any substantial hard-cost changes to vice president of operations.
  • Maintain master price books for sales department price adjustment.
  • Conduct detailed lot programming analysis.
  • Research and approve invoices and variance purchase orders to meet accounting department deadlines.
  • Schedule starts to match monthly projections.
  • Stay current on innovative products, construction techniques, and trends affecting the home building industry.

Part Time - Possible Temp to Hire

For more information about my client and the position, submit your resume today!
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Wed, 23 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDT 0
<![CDATA[Area Construction Managers]]> Construction Managers - Home building - Pacific Northwest

Retained client of 12 years  in Pacific Northwest that will do over 1300 homes in 2016 and over 2500 Homes by 2020 is seeking multiple Area Construction Managers to oversee Superintendents in multiple Regions in Oregon, Washington and Idaho.

Winning candidates will have already been production home building superintendents and either managed others or have enough years behind them they are ready to do so.  Each will be responsible for up to 6 Superintendents in an area and up to 200-225 homes annually.

This is a retained search - You won' t find a better team to work for!

For more information about my client and the opportunity, submit your resume today!
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Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDT 0