Director Of Construction

Buffalo, New York Permanent USD140,000 - USD141,000 per year
  • Experienced Project Xecutive or Director of construction
  • General Contracting or Construction Management experience

About Our Client

Our client is a leading construction firm specializing in commercial and multifamily projects in Western NY State. With a proven track record of delivering exceptional results and exceeding client expectations, we pride ourselves on our commitment to quality, and innovation. As we continue to grow and expand our presence in the industry, we are seeking a dynamic and experienced Director of Construction to join our team and lead our construction operations to new heights.

Job Description

The Director of Construction will:

  • Develop and implement comprehensive construction strategies to achieve project objectives while adhering to budgetary constraints and timelines.
  • Provide leadership and direction to the construction team, including project managers, engineers, and subcontractors, to ensure effective project execution and delivery.
  • Oversee the planning, scheduling, and coordination of all construction activities, including procurement, subcontractor management, and site logistics.
  • Monitor project progress and performance, identifying and addressing any issues or obstacles that may arise during the construction process.
  • Ensure compliance with all relevant regulations, codes, and safety standards, maintaining a safe and secure work environment for all personnel.
  • Collaborate with clients, architects, engineers, and other stakeholders to effectively communicate project requirements, resolve conflicts, and achieve project goals.
  • Manage project budgets and financial forecasts, tracking expenses, and implementing cost-saving measures where possible.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, and excellence within the construction team, promoting professional development and knowledge sharing.

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

The successful Director of Construction will have the following:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or a related field; Master's degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction management, with a proven track record of successfully overseeing large-scale projects in both the Multifamily and commercial space, preferably in upstate NY.
  • Strong leadership skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate teams to achieve project goals and objectives.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients, stakeholders, and team members.
  • In-depth knowledge of construction methods, techniques, and materials, with a focus on sustainable and innovative practices.
  • Proficiency in project management software and tools, such as Primavera P6, Procore, or Microsoft Project.
  • Strong understanding of construction contracts, legal requirements, and risk management principles.
  • Professional certifications such as PMP, LEED, or OSHA 30 are a plus.
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to travel to project sites as needed.

What's on Offer

The Director of Construction will receive:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Bonus structure
  • Cell phone and laptop
  • Paid time off/personal days/sick days
  • Excellent benefits - health, medical, vision, dental
  • 401k plan available
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