Director of Trades - Construction

Allendale Permanent USD95,000 - USD140,000
  • Opportunity to lead a growing division within an ENR ranked company
  • Generous Compensation with industry leading benefits

About Our Client

My client is a name brand, national GC with a diversified portfolio of exciting projects. They do $600M a year in revenue across a wide variety of disciplines and are looking to grow that with their full pipeline going through 2023. With projects in 47 states across multiple disciplines, they are looking to add a Director of Trades to continue to cultivate an atmosphere of success.

Job Description

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.


  • Leadership - Build and maintain an efficient and effective Trades Team by recruiting, mentoring and managing a highly skilled team; structuring tasks, projects and deadlines to promote efficient of delivery, and promoting a strong and responsive service culture
  • Creating and maintain policies and procedures that further promote efficiencies and service-oriented culture
  • Financial responsibility- Monitor overall time and costs on project
  • Review Timesheets and track trends for time spent versus hours budgeted and estimated. Make recommendations to improve efficiencies
  • Operations - Support the enforcement of processes and best practices by establishing and communicating company standards and policies for work to be done onsite as well as best practices for project management
  • Identify areas of non-compliance as well as recommend/implement approved improvement plans
  • Training - Provide leadership in the continuous improvement of skills of team members
  • Create on the job training metrics that promote team members and provide a career track for team members
  • Scheduling - Work with foreman and Project managers to understand short term staffing needs as well as forecast long term project needs based on committed and potentially committed projects
  • Communicate weekly with foreman about work schedules and provide leadership and decision making to understand corporate priorities and project deadlines

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Construction Management, or a related field
  • 10+ years of construction experience required
  • Management / supervisory experience required
  • Willingness to travel
  • Must possess strong organizational skills

What's on Offer

  • $95-$135k base salary, based on experience
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • Career growth opportunities
  • 3+ weeks of PTO
  • Generous car allowance/ company truck
  • Opportunity to lead a growing division within an ENR ranked company

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