Vice President of Construction

Detroit, Michigan Permanent USD140,000 - USD170,000 per year
  • Join a national commercial general contractor and developer
  • Take on and succeed in challenging projects

About Our Client

A diverse general contracting firm with experience in multiple sectors spanning projects ranging from $5M to over $50M in scope. They have been able to not only secure many repeat clients but develop relationships that have opened doors for them into new sectors and projects. They have grown over the course of the years and due to this growth, they are adding new positions to their operations team. This role will be overseeing all of their field operations and will be working directly with C-level executives, other directors, and clients. With employee retention being over 90%, this firm has done an excellent job of not only providing steady employment but an enjoyable workplace where the teams are collaborative and supportive. Each employee owns stock in the company and they treat their employees like family.

Job Description

The key responsibilities of this Vice President of Construction role are:

  • All field operations - ensuring workload, scheduling, workforce labor, materials, and other items are up to speed for the projects
  • Meeting with clients during multiple phases of the project - proposals, kick off, updates, closing, and new business opportunities
  • Traveling to job sites to check in on status
  • Creating, implementing, and ensuring safety protocols are followed on site
  • Analyze current internal processes to see if there are more efficient routes of scheduling, budgeting, or workforce distributing
  • Assisting in hiring processes

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 candidate for this Vice President of Construction has:

  • 15+ years of experience with a general contractor or developer
  • Commercial construction background is preferred
  • Ground up experience is required
  • Currently in a director or equivalent
  • The ability to work in a fast paced work environment
  • Strong track record with client relationships
  • Working knowledge of skilled trades including carpentry, masonry, concrete work, site excavation and grading, plumbing, fire protection, HVAC, and electrical
  • Working knowledge of construction technology and details. Candidate must be extremely proficient reviewing and understanding all construction documents including specifications and drawings
  • Excellent communication skills with various parties including management, subcontractors, consultants, architects, vendors, and clients.

What's on Offer

What is offered for this Vice President of Construction role:

  • Base salary of $140,000 - $170,000, depending on experience
  • Performance based bonus potential
  • Family oriented company
  • Paid Maternity leave
  • Paid Paternity leave
  • Competitive family health insurance plans
  • Referral bonus
  • Short term/Long term disability
  • 401k plan with company contributions
  • Work from home flexibility
  • Great opportunity to join a reputable brand, and well established company within the growing Metro Detroit market

Apply now to be considered within 24 hours!

Zak Kempster
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Job summary

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Construction Director
Industrial / Manufacturing
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Zak Kempster
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