Construction Manager 1 - Gaston County

Construction Charlotte, North Carolina


Description

Position at Century Complete

Position Title: Construction Manager 1
Department: Construction

Since our founding in 2002, we’ve become one of the top 10 public homebuilders in the U.S. In 2018, we were ranked 61st among the Fortune 100 Fastest-Growing Companies, and we’ve been the fastest-growing public builder for three years in a row. Over the years, our organization has grown to include two homebuilding brands—operating as Century Communities and Century Complete—along with mortgage and insurance services through Inspire Home Loans and Parkway Title.

At Century Communities, our family of companies is driven by one simple objective: A Home For Every Dream™. As part of that mission, we’re dedicated to providing you with every opportunity for growth and success as you build a thriving career. That’s because we know that building, financing and insuring beautiful new homes for our buyers is only possible with the best talent in the industry.

Our excellent benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) with employer match, vacation and sick leave. We also offer competitive salaries with the potential for discretionary bonuses and/or commission structure (depending on the position).

If you’re a passionate self-starter, changemaker and thoughtful collaborator ready to take their career to the next level, we’d love to hear from you!

Position Summary: 

Working at Century Communities means building a career with a company driven by one simple objective: beautiful homes with lasting value, integrity, quality, and service. As part of that mission, it also means support from a team dedicated to providing you with every opportunity for growth and success.

Since our founding in 2002, we’ve become a top 10 U.S. public homebuilder, and in 2018 we were ranked 61st among the Fortune 100 Fastest-Growing Companies. How did we get here? By focusing on our buyers, working side by side with each one to build a home that achieves their goals and fulfills their dreams. To remain an industry leader, we need passionate self-starters, changemakers and thoughtful collaborators. Just as our motto is A Home for Every Dream™, we’re committed to finding the right candidate for every dream job.

Our excellent benefits package includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and employer match, vacation, and sick leave. We also offer competitive salaries with the potential for discretionary bonuses and/or commission structure (depending on the position). If you’re interested in a career with Century Communities, we’d love to hear from you!

The Construction Manager reports directly to the Director of Construction/ VP Operations and works with Senior Management personnel to improve current systems and working processes and manages personnel in the designated areas of responsibility.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

Scheduling

  • Ensures all communities/ projects are operating in logical steps and budget time required to meet deadlines.
  • Determine labor requirements and works with field personnel and purchasing to meet objectives.

Customer Satisfaction

  • Focus on customer satisfaction by managing the community building process, communication, and attention to detail for each and every customer in the home buying experience.

 Project Management

  • Study job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods.
  • Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors.
  • Prepare and submit budget estimates and progress and cost tracking reports.
  • Inspect and review projects to monitor compliance with building and safety codes and other regulations.
  • Interpret and explain plans and contract terms to administrative staff, workers, and clients, representing the owner or developer.
  • Obtain all necessary permits and licenses.
  • Direct and supervisor field managers, assistant field managers, superintendents, and assistant superintendents.
  • Works on materials management and best practices to cut costs
  • Coordinates customer walks, quality assurance walks and all scheduling.

 Subcontractor Management

  • Select, contract, and oversee workers who complete specific pieces of the project, such as painting or plumbing.
  • Plan, organize, or direct activities concerned with the construction or maintenance of structures, facilities, or systems.
  • Confer with supervisory personnel, owners, contractors, and design professionals to discuss and resolve matters such as a work procedure, complaints and construction problems.

 Other Duties

  • Evaluate construction methods and determine the cost-effectiveness of plans, using computers.
  • Requisition supplies and materials to complete construction projects. Work with purchasing to ensure takeoffs and suppliers are accurate for the field builders and subcontractors.
  • Develop and implement quality control programs.
  • Take actions to deal with the results of delays, bad weather, or emergencies at a construction site.
  • Investigate damage, accidents, or delays at construction sites, to ensure that proper procedures are being carried out.

Knowledge, Skills and Background:

  • Knowledge of residential construction concepts and practices.
  • Previous experience working with BuildPro a must.
  • Knowledge of national and local codes.
  • Excellent estimating skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret financial reports.
  • Ability to read blueprints.
  • Ability to plan, organize, manage and supervise activities of direct reports.
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend solutions.
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies,
  • or members of the business community.                           
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with customers, contracted agencies and workers, other employees, supervisory personnel.

 Financial Authority

  • Responsible for the development and monitoring of budgets.  Approval authority for purchases and contracts for specific communities under supervision.

Supervisory Responsibility

Responsible for planning and directing work and appraising performance.  Makes recommendations to the VP Construction on promotions/transfers, salary actions, hiring, disciplinary discussions, and terminations.

Working Conditions

Works outside in extreme weather conditions: Position requires walking, climbing, standing and sitting for long periods.

Education and Experience:

  • Four-year degree in Construction Management or 8+ years’ experience in residential or multi-family construction.