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Project Manager - Residential New Construction - Military Veteran Preferred

Charlotte, NC
***This position is based out of Knoxville, TN., Selected candidate will be required to relocate

Title: Project Manager
Location: Knoxville, TN
Compensation: $55,000 - $70,000 + Bonus of $1200 per closed home (Projected 30 closed homes) 
Projected total compensation: $91,000 - $106,000 (Based on performance & not guaranteed)

Military Veteran Preferred, but not required 

***This position is based out of Knoxville, TN., Selected candidate will be required to relocate


Under the immediate supervision of the Director of Construction, manages the construction process and timely completion for all assigned homes. Maintains and enforces company quality standards.

• Schedules and supervises the day-to-day construction labor on assigned job sites, and trains trade partners to meet or exceed company expectations
• Performs miscellaneous “punch out” items in preparing house to close
• Communicate and project the proper attitude to all customers and employees through all forms of communication (writing, verbal, appearance)
• Conducts lot inspections for the houses assigned; requires grade setting, utility and house location within lot dimensions
• Is responsible for maintaining marketing and/or job or lot number signs on each job during construction, including notifying office if signage or marketing materials require replacement
• Is responsible for ensuring safe work practices are evident on all jobs
• Facilitate and negotiate company position with “hard to resolve” customer requests
• Where necessary, has the coordinated authority with the Director of Construction and Chief Operations Officer, to take disciplinary action due to a trade contractor’s failure to perform
• Attends and participates in weekly production & staff team meetings. Most important agenda items are resource scheduling, field problem report processing and project schedule/status updates
• Notifies estimating department of variances in excess of 5% on any cost code.
• Attend and participate in regular classroom training sessions
• Responsible for timely completion of pre-closing walk through items and assigned after closing work/service orders
• Responsible for care and maintenance of any assigned company equipment & vehicle
• Completes pre-construction review of CAD prints, estimate detail, and schedule for each assigned house
• Selects subcontractors for individual projects, ensuring that that there is agreement on the scope of work and the price to be paid prior to work being started
• Processes invoice approvals according to company standards. Prepares, presents and gains approval for all change orders prior to work being started
• Responsible for using the formal scheduling system and maintains all job schedules to their current status with proper activity sequencing
• Responsible for scheduling subcontractors and materials suppliers to ensure no “dead runs”, just in time deliveries and to maintain a 130 day or less construction schedule from framing start to closing

• Technical construction ability to manage construction resources and to diagnose and resolve field problems
• People skills to articulately and professionally handle conflict with customers, inspectors and trades
• Ability to train trade partners on construction techniques and field problem resolution
• Organization aptitude to manage the scheduling of all construction resources
• Willingness to work hard and long hours
• Must possess physical capabilities to lift construction materials
• 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, 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
• 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

Time of construction
• Variance percentage from budget
• Customer satisfaction
• Job site quality
• Job site safety rating
Director of Construction
WORKS WITH: All Department Managers, Estimator, Accounting, Warranty and office support staff
SUPERVISES: Trade Partners

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