Construction Manager

American Homes 4 Rent   •  

Murray, UT

Industry: Real Estate & Construction


5 - 7 years

Posted 40 days ago

The Construction Manager - New Homes is responsible for coordinating and directly overseeing the new home building efforts for their assigned portfolio. This includes over site of all vendors and general contractors. This position serves as the Company’s representative at the work-site in dealings with subcontractors, suppliers and government inspectors while ensuring compliance with all federal and state procedures and regulations, including safety and building codes.

Responsibilities -

  • Manages homebuilding construction through all phases to ensure the delivery of quality homes that meet company expectations on time and on budget; conducts preconstruction coordination; establishes the constructionschedule; monitors the actual construction cost; tracks the home costs against original estimates as construction progresses
  • Schedules and supervises daily trade partner activities in job schedules and business partner signed scopes of work; schedules subcontractors and delivery dates for materials; makes recommendations on whether to engage or terminate contractors and vendors
  • Interacts daily with various departments of company, subcontractors, and city inspectors
  • Conducts Quality Assurance inspections and document those inspections throughout construction process; identifies and mitigates reoccurring construction issues
  • Maintains the construction documents (lot files, tradeassociate files and plan rack) at the job site so that all pertinent information is readily available
  • Inspects and ensures that work is completed in compliance with City/County/State requirements and building codes; schedules inspections
  • Orders materials and manages inventory; works with purchasing department to verify completion of change orders and contract options
  • Maintains current working knowledge of all applicable building codes and OSHA job safety regulations and ensure they are implemented

Required Skills

Requirements –

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • Minimum five (5)years of previousexperience as a Site/Construction Superintendent or Manager in Real Estate or property managementconstruction projectsrequired
    • Thisexperienceshould include:
      • Cost projection, financial analysis, budget reviews, labor reports, building codes, and an understanding of critical path scheduling methods and safety
  • Intermediate experience of Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel) and Microsoft Dynamics CRMrequired
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Experience in residential construction environments with demonstrated knowledge of home building and construction systems processes and practices preferred
  • Experience with project management and scheduling software (Procore, Timberline, MS Project, etc.) preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, planning, budgeting and business/financial analysis skills
  • Must be able to implement process improvement changes
  • Must be able to use discretion and independent judgement
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.