The Director, Construction will report to the Senior Director, Construction and has management oversight of multiple construction projects and construction teams within a specific geographic area within a Region. This position will assist with hiring and will be responsible for managing and leading the construction team through the entire construction process, from the planning and design phase through project completion. The Director, Construction will be an integral part of the leadership team, providing support and guidance to Senior Project Managers, Project Managers and Superintendents.
Takes an active role in and guides projects and project teams in each phase of construction. Oversees the day-to-day progress of projects from pre-construction through delivery.
Conducts project site inspections to monitor progress and support project-assigned team members. Steps in as needed to address and resolve issues and problems, and recommends, approves, and implements modifications to the project plans, schedule, staffing, or budget as needed.
Promotes the Company's safety culture by demonstrating commitment to an injury-free environment through personal actions and mentoring others.
Ensures that projects are built with the specified level of quality and to meet or exceed Greystar Quality requirements.
Prepares and distributes bid packages, reviews and evaluates bids and proposals from suppliers, vendors, and sub-contractors, develops, negotiates, and approves contracts for selected contractors, sub-contractors, and other service providers needed to complete the project work.
Manages the RFI, submittal, and change order processes. Reviews and recommends change orders or amendments to the specifications, blueprints, and plans when appropriate, and ensures related documents and budgets are amended as needed to reflect changes to the project specifications.
Directs value engineering/constructability review efforts to achieve efficiencies in construction cost control.
Prepares the project timeline and construction schedule with the Superintendent. Updates the construction schedule and ensures materials and labor are available to meet project deliverables. Identifies and plans for any potential schedule impacts including scope, weather and manpower changes to minimize the impact to the construction schedule.
Identifies and plans for any potential schedule impacts including scope, weather and manpower changes to minimize the impact to the construction schedule.
Develops and maintains project budget and timelines as required for each project to ensure overall project deliverables are met.
Oversees the subcontractor and owner pay application process. For 3rd party work, reviews, corrects, and makes recommendations to architects/development for general contractor pay applications.
Maintains exceptional relationships with owners, general contractors, subcontractors, design partners and other team members. Drives subcontractor performance to ensure high quality work is produced in adherence to budget and schedule.
Communicates with key business leaders, owners and partners to provide updates on the status of projects, surface and address concerns, and plan specific actions as needed to ensure the on-time and on-budget completion of the projects. Able to effectively communicate the project's vision and goals.
Leads and prepares agendas for various meetings such as project planning meetings, project review meetings and OAC meetings.
Develops and supervises team members by interviewing, hiring, orienting, and training employees, and manages their performance in accordance with Company policies, values, and business practices. Assigns team members and sub-contractors to construction projects.
Provides strategic leadership and shares technical expertise with team members to achieve performance goals and company objectives. Delivers ongoing feedback, direction and guidance to ensure a motivated, productive workforce.
Establishes improvement programs by assessing current processes and procedures with the goal of increasing profit while still maintaining quality.
Minimum 10 years of experience working on 10+ ground up construction projects with exposure to initial construction through delivery.
5+ years of experience managing multiple projects and teams across multiple projects and inter-company collaboration.
Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team.
Strong time management, leadership and decision-making skills.
Ability to be highly organized in day-to-day and long-term planning and execution, and to track and maintain complex schedules effectively.
Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively delegate and negotiate.
Depending on the position offered, regular full-time and part-time team members may be eligible to participate in a bonus program in addition to their base salary. Once eligible, team members may participate in the 401k plan. Regular, full-time team members are also offered a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits from which to choose.
Greystar will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
National Platform with Local ExpertiseGreystar, founded in 1993, provides world-class service in the multifamily real estate business. Our innovative business model integrates the management, development and investment disciplines of the multifamily industry on both national and local levels. This unique approach and our commitment to hiring the very best multifamily professionals have resulted in record growth, making us one of the most respected and trusted multifamily real estate companies in the country.Because our business model includes both investment and service-oriented businesses, we’re able to maintain a constant presence in local markets and create value in all phases of the real estate cycle. Our national platform provides economies of scale, financial sophistication, institutional quality reporting and tremendous capital relationships, while our city offices provide local market expertise and execution.Our dedication to redefining excellence in apartment living means we’re constantly exploring innovative ideas and pioneering new ways to serve our residents and clients. The Greystar team is more than 5,300 team members strong and growing. Check out the latest opportunities.