Director of Construction

Job Title: Director of Construction
Reports to: Division President, Dallas
Department: Dallas Division

Summary: The Director of Construction is responsible for supervising all Project Managers, updating reports, ensuring quality control in the houses built, and implementing all policies and procedures throughout the entire construction process.

Essential Duties and responsibilities include the following:

  • Manage all Dallas Division subdivisions and take ownership of the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units and personnel
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with GFO’s policies and applicable state and federal laws
  • Interview, hire, and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline employees
  • Responsible for profitability of the homes being built in their subdivisions and managing all cost by reviewing Extra Purchase Orders (EPOs)
  • Oversee field operations and production times, and ensure quality control so that the homes built meet the standards and are ready for homeowner occupancy
  • Create schedules to meet the build times
  • Ensure that assigned subdivisions meet all safety standards in accordance with OSHA and state regulations
  • Handle escalated problems with subcontractors, home buyers, and homeowners
  • Ensure that all homes in the construction area are constructed to contract, specification, and detail.
  • Ensure that all work that is invoiced is fully acceptable and is 100% complete
  • Visit job sites, walk production and job sites to check quality and policy enforcement
  • Monitor and manage the Warranty team: oversee open claims, the number of items on claims, and amount of days a ticket stays open.
  • Drive customer satisfaction through modeling and mentoring practices
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned

 

Required Skills and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of residential construction concepts and practices
  • Knowledge of and experience with Excel, Word, and Project preferred
  • Knowledge of Build-Pro preferred
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret financial reports
  • Ability to read blueprints
  • Ability to plan, organize, manage, and supervise activities of direct reports
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills

 

Education/ Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four-year college or university.
  • 5+ years’ experience in residential construction
  • 3 years mid-level management experience

 

Physical Requirements/Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to traverse and inspect all areas of jobsite in all types of weather; this may include walking, climbing, reaching, bending, crawling or stretching
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time
  • The ability to travel the greater Dallas area is required
  • Must be on-call to address delays, emergencies, bad weather, and other issues on a job site

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