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Director of Construction (Makers Line)

Company: Makers Line
Location: Salt Lake City
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Makers Line is a Multifaceted General Contractor located in downtown Salt Lake City, Utah. We specialize in many styles of construction and is one of the largest in Multifamily and Vertical building. Makers Line is a full-service general contractor our projects include new construction, adaptive reuse, multi-family, and beyond. We are looking for talented and driven people to help build a team and create a culture while performing at the highest level. As a Director of Construction, you be a direct resource for our construction operations team. You will provide the needed support to resolving issues, as well as upholding the company standards and culture. You must have at least 15+years of Mid to Senior Level Construction Management. The Director of Construction (DOC) is to provide executive oversight and leadership to the assigned project teams and/or region. In addition, the Project Executive is an Ambassador of Makes Line to our Clients. Our clients need to know who they can call if there are any questions or issues that need to be addressed above the project team level. As the DOC you will provide daily project specific guidance to the entire project team (PM's, Superintendent's, and Project Engineer's). You are responsible for assisting, training, and holding personnel/teams accountable for all project deliverables including but not limited to:

  • Project finances - tracking, reporting, forecasting
  • Monthly Pay Application submission and payment tracking
  • P&L forecasting for each project under your stewardship
  • Prime Contract deliverables and risk management
  • Subcontractor & PO issuance review - risk management
  • Project schedule updates and milestone deliverables
  • Safety programs follow through (including Tyfoom)
  • Construction 101 education and Full Implementation (every project)Process Management of Team's:As the DOC you have the daily responsibility of ensuring your personnel/teams understand the processes they are to utilize and follow in their respective rolls. This will require training, on-boarding, team building and explanation to help those you serve understand the reason and methods Makers Line employs. This is best accomplished by doing the following:
    • Ensure team members are trained and using CMiC and they are proficient in its use
    • Ensure all process and documents are in place prior to project start-up
    • Ensure teams are trained to use proper scheduling processes to update schedules weekly
    • Ensure ALL team members are filling out ongoing Construction 101 documentationEnsure team members are forecasting:
      • Financial status - PayApp draws, Potential fee impacts, buyout savings/losses, Actual cost vs budgeted
      • Long-lead items - Submittal dates required, Order dates, Delivery dates - communication with owner of any impacts (weekly)
      • Production forecasting of subcontractor scopes (i.e.: masonry, steel, framing, sheetrock, etc.) weekly to ensure compliance with manpower to achieve schedule
      • Project Buyout commitments
      • Ensure ALL team members are aware of the proper process to conduct project close-out and documentation.Required Meeting attendance:In order for the DOC to really understand the events and status of the projects their teams are managing it is strongly suggested that you attend the following meetings on a regular basis:
        • Project Hand-off's from Estimating to Operations
        • OAC Meetings
        • Weekly Project Reviews - Conduct and Report written form to Brigham
        • Pencil draw reviews with team - Monthly
        • Companywide training events
        • Specific project eventsPersonnel & Team Awareness:As you manage the personnel and team you have stewardship over you will want to be intimately aware of:
          • Project specific Owner/Client issues - relationship, tone of meetings, outstanding payment, change orders, conflict avoidance/resolution, schedule compliance
          • City issues - permit status, inspection reports/compliance, 3rd party inspections, substantial completion process, team relationships with inspectors
          • Subcontractor issues: Schedule compliance, manpower commitments, PCO status (ensure no work proceeds until executed PCO), relationships with subcontractors, proper sequencing
          • Team dynamics - relationship between personnel, proper delegation, accountability within the team structure, attitude toward company, satisfaction in career pathAs the DOC you will need to submit a weekly emailed report to the Vice President outlining the status of each project. This report should outline:
            • P&L forecasts
            • Schedule milestones, completion dates, potential delays
            • Important issues with clients, personnel issues, and financial issuesThis report can be derived from the weekly project reviews you conduct and the other notable informative documentation. Please always make sure to ask for help where needed, counsel when considering options, and sound business judgement to keep the company in good standing and our people trained, efficient and enthused about their employment at Makers Line.Requirements:
              • 10-15+ years of experience in construction management and field operations with experience overseeing similar projects from initial construction through delivery.
              • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate a team.
              • Minimum 10+ years of experience in multi-family, wood framing, structural concrete, construction projects
              • Experience in a different styles of construction, and include Multifamily, Commercial,
              • Strong, time management, leadership, and decision-making skills.
              • Ability to be highly organized, in day-to-day and long-term planning and execution, and to track and maintain complex schedules effectively.
              • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including the ability to effectively delegate and negotiate.
              • Good understanding of mechanical, electrical, and plumbing building systems.
              • Advance knowledge of construction management processes, means and methods
              • Thorough knowledge of legal issues and safety standards is essential.
              • Ability to plan and organize a team effort.
              • Good client management and goodwill building ability.
              • Capacity to motivate, lead and boost morale of the teams
              • Effective time management and logical decision-making ability
              • Willingness to travel extensively across the construction sites
              • Recent working knowledge and competence of CMiC, Microsoft Office, including Outlook, Excel, Word, and MS Project
              • Knowledge and experience in Prolog or similar Project Management Software is a plus
              • Maintain company confidentialityPM22PI201704467

Keywords: Makers Line, Salt Lake City , Director of Construction (Makers Line), Executive , Salt Lake City, Utah

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