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Director of Construction

Location:

Atlanta, GA


Company Description:

Our client is on the leading edge of class “A” industrial real estate in the United States. They accomplish their mission by listening and responding to all involved parties, from tenants, to the surrounding community, to local governmental entities and investors. Founded in Atlanta, GA in 2019, our client’s leadership has over 100 years combined in the real estate development business and over 15M SF of development.

 


Position Description:

The Director of Construction will be responsible for the planning, coordination, and construction management activities of projects under construction and in pre-development.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manages and monitors the construction activities of all projects under construction
  • Possess knowledge of the overall construction process, which includes but is not limited to, budgeting and estimating, plan review, value engineering review, scheduling, reviewing of submittals and RFI’s, Pay App review and reconciliation, change order review, project close out and warranty related items
  • Participate in the preparation of pre-development budgets and schedules for proposed projects from the initial phase including land use rights, entitlements and building permit approvals to the commencement and completion of construction
  • Possess knowledge of the design and development process to include design consultant related contracts and management of the design process
  • Actively manage the construction budget working closely with the general contractor on each specific project
  • Act as primary contact for all active projects under construction or during pre-development and participate in all OAC meetings with the design team and general contractors
  • Prepare project status reports and regularly review general contractor’s overall construction schedule and look ahead schedule
  • Resolve field construction problems and change orders to minimize cost and schedule impacts
  • Maintain quality control of all drawings and specs and confirm all details are captured within final “as-builts”
  • Manage close-out and warranty process from general contractors and subcontractors
  • Assist with future development opportunities and feasibility analyses

QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in construction management, engineering, or related field from an accredited institution AND/OR previous experience with a general contractor acting as a Project Manager, Superintendent or Project Engineer
  • Five or more years construction experience related to industrial real estate
  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite products and experience with project management related software systems commonly used in the general contracting space
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently as well as within a group setting

To learn more about this position, contact: David Fischer | (770) 727-0299 | dfischer@crownsearch.com

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