Director of Construction

Job Identification Number

756

Location

New York, NY

Salary

Commensurate

Job Type

Permanent

Job Category

Real Estate


Overview

Our Client, a comprehensive holding group engaged in real estate development and financial investments, is seeking a Director of Construction Management for their New York based office.

Duties:

  • Develops work plans and manages the construction staff responsible for overseeing performance of  contractors
  • Monitor contractors’ work for compliance with schedule, budget, quality, safety, and overall conformance with the contract documents
  • Reviews contract documents and assists with procurement, pre-bid conferences, and evaluations
  • Coordinates activities with other staff, departments, and public agencies
  • Resolves field construction problems in coordination with engineering staff, third parties, and other agencies as necessary
  • Attends progress meetings, develops status reports, and delivers presentations as required
  • Recommends policy and procedure improvements
  • Assists in negotiating with contractors regarding changes to design, construction work scope, and schedules
  • Develops and implements a quality audit program, monitors contractor corrective actions, and ensures a quality project conforming to plans and specifications
  • Monitors claims, suggests ways to mitigate impacts, and develops workarounds
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • This position requires a bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture, or construction management, 10 years leadership experience managing construction of large scale projects and complexit
  • Ability to effectively solve problems and conflicts
  • Ability to plan, coordinate, and provide leadership in the execution of complex construction projects
  • Knowledge of theory, principles, and practices of engineering
  • Knowledge of design-build project delivery methodology
  • Ability to delegate and manage multiple operations effectively
  • Ability to assess the operational effectiveness of contractors
  • Conducts meetings and provides effective leadership to construction team members · Develops and manages budgets within established parameters
  • Ability to analyze and interpret technical materials accurately and effectively
  • Effective in making objective decisions
  • Strong knowledge of engineering drawings and specifications
  • Ability to work with construction contractors, vendors, and consultants

 

Qualified candidates should send resumes to RErecruiter@rockwood-search.com. Please put your Name and “Director of Construction – NYC” in the subject line and attach your resume in word or pdf form.