Head of Construction (Plano, TX)

ROP: $80,000 -$120,000/yr., Plus Health and Paid Time Off Benefits
SCHEDULE: Full time

Job Summary: The main responsibility of our Head of Construction is to plan, execute, and finalize projects in accordance to strict deadlines and within budget guidelines. The HC must coordinate the efforts of team members and third-party contractors or consultants in order to simultaneously deliver multiple projects according to plan. They will also define each project’s objectives and oversee quality control and safety throughout its life cycle. Exhibits strong commitment to the service needs of the internal and external customer. The HC must have previous Construction Project Management experience. Finally, this person must represent the company in a professional and courteous manner.
Currently, the focus would be the successful completion of a new Kinective Fitness Club location in Plano, Texas. It is important that for the duration of the project, the HC is present at the construction site every work day. Daily clock in and clock out is required for the first year. The head of construction would also be responsible for expanding the construction department for the company in order to be able to take on future development projects in house.
Essential Job Functions:
• Facilitates the development of full-scale project plans, associated communications documents, and effectively communicates project expectations to team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. Coordinates and communicates all updates.
• Drafts scopes, contract documents, pay applications and closeout documents for each project for review and approval by the CEO.
• Researches and develops relationships with new contractors, vendors and suppliers of services and nurtures current relationships.
• Maintains vendor/contractor communications concerning work scheduling, timely and accurate billings, and meeting project timelines and milestones.
• Sets and continually manages project expectations with team members and other stakeholders. Identifies and manages project dependencies, critical path and timelines.
• Drafts and submits budget proposals, and recommends subsequent budget changes where necessary for review and approval by the CEO.
• Estimates the resources and participants needed to achieve project goals and coordinates the appropriate recruitments with the CEO.
• Plans, schedules, and regularly updates project timelines and milestones using appropriate specified tools. Develops and delivers progress reports, proposals, required documentation, and presentations in a consistent, timely manner.
• Prepares and distributes project status reports required for internal and external stakeholders. Analyzes results, and proactively troubleshoots problem areas. Proactively manages changes in project scope, identifies potential crises, and devises contingency plans.
• Conducts project post mortems and creates a “Best Practices” recommendations report in order to identify successful and unsuccessful project elements.
• Identifies and resolves issues and conflicts within the project team. Liaises with project stakeholders on an ongoing and consistent basis.
• Is present daily at the job site to ensure the quality of construction
• Other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications/Skills:
• Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, and/or related work experience
• Knowledge of all industry standards, guidelines, laws, requirements set forth and governed by any and all municipalities
• Ability to work with a diverse group of people and customers
• Thorough understanding of construction codes and OSHA safety requirements.
• Working knowledge of all sub trades
• Ability to read and understand blueprints/drawings and relevant contract documents.
• Ability to establish and maintain effective professional working relationships with employees, managers, subcontractors, suppliers, and clients
• Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
• Excellent time management, multi-task prioritization and organizational skills
• Proactive, with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills; ability to resolve project issues or conflicts Proficiency in use of a personal computer and software programs such as MS Excel, Word, Outlook, Estimating, Project Management, Cost Management, and Scheduling software
Work Schedule:
7am-5pm, Monday-Friday, or as needed to meet business needs.
Physical Requirements/Environment: The physical requirements described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
This job generally operates in conditions that includes an indoor and outdoor environment based on tasks performed. Conditions may include varying climate, moderate to high noise levels, slippery surfaces, carpeted, linoleum, hard surfaced floors or cement, cold temperatures below 32° and above 90° Fahrenheit. While performing the duties of this job, employees must be able to regularly sit or stand, movement to include, but not limited to, walking, bending, stooping, climbing stairs and ladders up to 12” feet, reaching above/below shoulder, crouching, carrying, pushing, and pulling a maximum of 40 pounds.
This position requires close visual acuity to perform an activity such as reading, writing, viewing a computer terminal and performing physical tasks. This position requires regular and effective communication with others, both written and verbally.
The ability and means to travel locally, overnight, in specific regions or states via automobile and airplane may be required.
• Health insurance
• Paid time off
• 10 hour shift
• 8 hour shift
• Project management: 5 years (Preferred)