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Production Manager – Construction Director
Knoxville, TN

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$130,000 - $150,000 / yr


PRODUCTION MANAGER 

 

Company:

 

HOW THEY DO IT:

Every interaction on behalf of the company shall be measured by asking one simple question: “Will my speech and/or actions engender trust between the company and the other parties involved?”

 

They are a close-knit team that works hard through collaboration and cooperation to continue to deliver on our promises to our clients. Only candidates with a desire to learn and grow in a fast-paced and stable environment will be seriously considered.

 

GENERAL OVERVIEW: 

This position leads the Project Manager & Field Superintendent team and monitors construction schedules to ensure the strategic goals of the company are achieved.  

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Directs/Leads Project Managers and Superintendents with resolving day-to-day project issues to include monitoring productivity, planning and executing the project, coordinating trade partners, ensuring compliance with building and safety codes, and conducting periodic site visits
  • Ensures that financial and operational goals are achieved and maximizes profit by establishing cost control measures to prevent overruns
  • Directs the operations of multiple construction sites, schedules, conducts and/or attends various project meetings (such as the pre-construction conferences) and the project start and completion meetings with Project Managers and Superintendents
  • Ensures consistency of execution in the construction process and quality, monitors construction costs, and develops a culture of continuous improvement
  • Serves as conduit between Construction, Warranty and various support departments
  • Ensures the closing of high-quality homes are delivered on time, on schedule and managed smoothly
  • Resolves escalated homeowner situations through phone calls, home visits, and timely correspondence
  • Manages home production schedule accuracy, controls cycle time, construction variance
  • Oversees and provides for safety and security of the workplace, ensures all employees are educated on and follow safety requirements
  • Reviews, monitors, updates, and modifies construction schedules as jobs progress, reviews progress reports, monitors quality control of project, attends progress meetings, and maintains related project correspondence
  • Oversees and provides for safety and security in the workplace by conducting regular job site inspections and assessments to identifies potential hazards and to ensure compliance
  • Responsible for recruiting trade partners and training them to ensure company standards are met or exceeded; refers trade partners to Purchasing Manager for price negotiation and onboarding
  • Responsible for recruiting company Project Managers and Superintendents and training them to follow company processes/procedures; refers prospects to Chief Operations Officer and Vice President of Construction for further review input

 

PREREQUISITES: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Construction Management, or related field, or comparable experience Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Interior Design or other related design field is preferred
  • At least Eight (8) years Construction Project Management experience in the homebuilding construction industry, or related experience, which includes at least five (5) years management experience
  • In depth knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
  • Intimate knowledge of job costing/budgeting
  • Proficiency with reading blueprints including architectural, structural, mechanical, plumbing, electrical, landscape, and civil
  • Strong understanding of construction scheduling, various phases of construction (i.e. concrete work, framing, and finishing), and cost controls
  • In depth knowledge of the standard methods, materials, tools and equipment used in new home construction
  • Basic estimating capability for site related materials takeoff (masonry, gravel, concrete, etc.)
  • Strong planning, organizational, delegation, and time management skills in order to set priorities and meet assigned deadlines
  • Strong negotiation skills to resolve scheduling, change orders, or other related project situations
  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and presentation skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills to develop feasible realistic solutions to problems, recommending actions designed to prevent problems from occurring, and resolving escalated issues when necessary
  • Proficiency with math/accounting skills in order to manage job costs and budgets
  • Strong knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services, including needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction
  • Working knowledge of laptop/tablet, note pad, or other computer devices used to view plans, report project status, submit/receive change orders, or other related tasks
  • An ideal team player mindset, including: people skills, humility, positivity, and drive
  • Must possess significant functional computer skills including use of mainstream business software including, but not limited to: Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Adobe

 



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