• Area Construction Manager

    Job ID
    2018-4310
    Category
    Construction
    Location
    Nashville, TN
  • Overview

    Summary of Position Requirements

    Supervise, coordinate, and manage daily operations of home construction, including, but not limited to scheduling, material ordering and check-in, quality control, trade partner management and effective material control. Mentor, train and supervise construction team while monitoring adherence to company policies/procedures and progress in the construction process.  Also monitors production and quality related functions, such as Customer Care, OSHA, Associate Training and Land Development.

    Responsibilities

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

     

    Production:

    • Manage and direct all aspects of construction
    • Schedule and supervise daily trade partner activities in accordance with job schedules and business partner scopes of work
    • Ensure that work is in compliance with City or County requirements and building codes
    • Plan and schedule all construction activities on homes from start to finish
    • Conduct pre-construction meeting with customer and oversee the construction, inspection and scheduling of the entire home using inspection forms, plans and procedures
    • Maintain records of all change orders and/or purchase orders in a community
    • Approve all trade partner invoices upon satisfactory completion of the job
    • Ensure the punch list and warranty items are completed in a timely manner and approved by the customer
    • Provide trade partner feedback to the Director of Construction concerning the trade partner’s timeliness and attention to detail
    • Inspect each home under construction ensuring that the work is done to specifications
    • Ensure timely home completion and deliveries
    • Ensure job site cleanliness and safety
    • Frequently inspects homes for quality compliance
    • Coordinate municipality inspectors to ensure timely approvals of development phases
    • Maintain customer and trade partner relations
    • Provide initial and ongoing training to construction team regarding warranty issues, scheduling, trade partner supervision, quality control, price negotiations and company policies
    • Meet established Regional/Divisional goals set while demonstrating accuracy and thoroughness to ensure quality of work
    • Communicate effectively and professionally both verbally and in written correspondence
    • Work closely with the construction team to ensure open communication on all matters; develop a strong environment conducive to proactive resolution of issues and strong commitment to producing a quality end result
    • Other duties as assigned

    Management:

    • Manage, supervise and direct all aspects of construction for assigned community or communities
    • Supervise Senior Construction Managers/Construction Managers and warranty performance
    • Conduct field meetings with trade partners, construction staff and sales staff
    • Manage departmental performance against agreed targets and budgets, and within policies and standards
    • Organize and prioritize work activities while utilizing efficient time management skills in meeting deadlines and staying on schedule
    • Ensure that reporting associates follow Lennar’s policies and procedures
    • Interviews and recruits construction team
    • Enforces upper management directives and resolves miscellaneous problems
    • Ability to effectively manage staff through ensuring appropriate staffing, providing formal and informal evaluations/feedback, addressing associate issues when warranted and providing appropriate training and mentoring
    • Responsible for providing associates with ongoing, timely, candid and constructive feedback; developing associates to their full potential
    • Conduct monthly/quarterly and/or annual performance appraisals
    • Develop performance improvement plans if an associate's performance is not meeting expectations
    • Work closely with the construction team to ensure open communication on all matters; develop a strong environment conducive to proactive resolution of issues and strong commitment to producing a quality product

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience Requirements

    • High School Diploma or equivalent required
    • Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
    • Minimum 10 years experience in project/construction management in residential construction required
    • Minimum 5 years experience in directing, coordinating, and supervising construction staff
    • Valid Driver’s License with good driving record
    • Valid auto insurance coverage
    • Advanced knowledge of scheduling, budgeting and document management
    • Ability to read and interpret blue prints
    • Computer literacy and proficient in MS Office products (Word and Excel)
    • Excellent follow-up, communication (written and verbal) and time management skills

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