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Director of Construction (single family)

companyBear Real Estate Group
locationMilwaukee, WI, USA
PublishedPublished: 6/14/2022
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

SUMMARY:  

BEAR Homes is hiring a Director of Construction. This position will be responsible for the management of the construction team that includes estimators, project coordinators, and field superintendents. The position requires a deep understanding of various project management skills along with the ability to lead and manage multiple direct reports which includes mentoring and training. This individual, with the assistance from department staff, will be responsible for the successful completion of all assigned single-family construction projects which include spec and semi-custom homes. This will include directing the planning, estimating, construction and closeout/warranty phases.  

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Development, implementation and enforcement of standards, policies, and procedures. 

  • Foster environment of internal communication between construction team and other intercompany departments.  

  • Review Plans and specifications and provide comments. 

  • Review cost analysis & provide value engineering suggestions. 

  • Monitor and assist with subcontractor pre-qualifications. 

  • Handles scopes & buy-out. 

  • Prepares schedules for each project. 

  • Assists with the planning and organizing of individual projects. 

  • Monitor Jonas Premier, Buildertrend, Smartsheet to ensure company procedures are followed. 

  • Oversee contract administration and change orders. 

  • Continuously monitor all projects to ensure their success. 

  • Works with accounting team to reconcile and manage job costs for projects. 

  • Leads or assists in complex project related issues. 

  • Visit job sites as needed to review progress and quality of work. 

  • Ensure a successful closeout/turnover for each project. 

  • Interviews and hires appropriate team members. 

  • Leads, motivates, coaches, and develops direct reports. 

  • Continuously monitor staff performance at all levels. Assess and determine if training is required. Work through any subpar performances through appropriate channels. 

  • Forecast and strategically plan staffing needs based on upcoming projects and work with recruiting dept to fill company needs. Oversee activities associated with acquiring, training, managing, and retaining the most talented workforce in the marketplace. 

  • Follow, promote, and enforce safety policies, practices, and procedures. Assist with safety investigations and corrective actions related to safety hazards/incidents both in the workplace and on the properties.  

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • 10+ years of solid hands-on experience with a GC or Residential builders as a Project Manager  

  • Degree in Construction Sciences/Engineering or related field preferred  

  • Knowledge of local Building Codes is required  

  • OSHA certified 

  • Knowledge of Project Management Scheduling Software  

  • Knowledge with Excel based Project budgets 

The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or physical requirements. Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Bear Real Estate Group is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

Company DescriptionBear Real Estate Group and affiliated companies (www.BearHomes.com, www.BearDevelopment.com, www.CMAofWI.com, www.BearProperty.com, www.BearRealty.com) is a dynamic and growing vertically integrated real estate firm located in Kenosha WI. From our base in Kenosha (located between Chicago and Milwaukee on Lake Michigan) we develop, build, lease and manage a diverse portfolio of residential and commercial real estate. Bear’s current portfolio extends to 16 states and we are actively pursuing bright and energetic team members to assist in expanding our local and national footprint. Although our company’s roots date from 1924, Bear is rapidly expanding and looking for candidates that can thrive in a creative and entrepreneurial environment. Our employees have the opportunity to take on new challenges, gain new skills and work with an incredible team. Bear’s people are our greatest assets and because of that we choose to promote from within the firm whenever possible.

Company Description

Bear Real Estate Group and affiliated companies (www.BearHomes.com, www.BearDevelopment.com, www.CMAofWI.com, www.BearProperty.com, www.BearRealty.com) is a dynamic and growing vertically integrated real estate firm located in Kenosha WI. From our base in Kenosha (located between Chicago and Milwaukee on Lake Michigan) we develop, build, lease and manage a diverse portfolio of residential and commercial real estate. Bear’s current portfolio extends to 16 states and we are actively pursuing bright and energetic team members to assist in expanding our local and national footprint. Although our company’s roots date from 1924, Bear is rapidly expanding and looking for candidates that can thrive in a creative and entrepreneurial environment. Our employees have the opportunity to take on new challenges, gain new skills and work with an incredible team. Bear’s people are our greatest assets and because of that we choose to promote from within the firm whenever possible.

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