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Construction Manager Job Opening in Metro Detroit

Residential Homebuilding Career Opportunity

We’re teaming with a leading public homebuilder in Metro Detroit in search of a Construction Manager to effectively manage and be directly responsible for the construction field operations for one or more of their single-family communities.  A construction background with a fast-paced high-volume homebuilder is necessary.

Attention Superintendents, Field Managers, and Construction Managers:  We are seeking high drive, ambitious candidates with a proactive, ‘get it done’ attitude.  Work with some of the best / smartest leadership on a divisional and corporate level in the homebuilding industry.

As a Construction Manager, you’ll manage subcontractors and maintain systems, procedures, quality standards, and cost efficiencies in accordance with company standards to build beautiful homes.  The comp, company benefits, and the opportunity for personal and professional growth are very strong for this opportunity.

Construction Manager Responsibilities

  • Monitor the start-to-close and backlog process on a monthly basis to facilitate achievement of the business plan while ensuring consistent activity levels in all departments.
  • Ensure homes are built on a budget, on time, and in accordance with the quality standards established by the company.
  • Assist in the value engineering of all construction products and procedures.
  • Ensure the accurate and timely preparation of all start packages.
  • Monitor variance information and strategize with department managers to identify and correct recurring or preventable problems.
  • Ensure all job site activities comply with the company’s established safety policies and procedures as well as with OSHA/EPA requirements.
  • Ensure the systems and equipment being utilized by all homebuilding personnel are as up-to-date and effective as possible.
  • Ensure all established processes and systems relative to homebuilding personnel are being adhered to as formulated, and initiate the development and implementation of new construction-related processes to enhance and improve construction operations.
  • Ensure all models and community features meet the established appearance standards.
  • Review exceptions to the warranty standards identify strategies for correcting recurring or preventable problems.
  • Review all warranty expenses and approve any items requiring approval.
  • Review all customer survey results on a quarterly basis and formulate strategies for addressing areas of concern.
  • Provide initial and ongoing training to direct reports to ensure they have the skills and knowledge to successfully perform all position requirements.
  • Establish performance expectations with direct reports and provide the support and direction they need to achieve the desired results.

Construction Manager Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 5 years of experience in homebuilding required.
  • Excellent analytical and writing capabilities.
  • Must be able to present ideas, concepts, and technical strategies on an individual and group basis.
  • Public speaking experience a plus
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethic, team player

Industry Leading Benefits

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Health Care – Medical/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Coverage
  • 401(k) With Company Matching Contributions
  • Disability Programs
  • Employee & Dependent Life Insurance
  • Vacation & Company Holidays

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