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Director of Construction - Industrial Development

Location : Whittier, CA
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 10+ years
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree Required
Travel : Yes
Relocation : No

Job Description :

RETS Associates has been retained by our Client, a privately held owner/developer, to recruit for a Director of Construction (“Director”) in Whittier, California. The Director will be focused on overseeing ground-up (big-box industrial building) construction as well as tenant improvement and capital improvement projects.


 


Responsibilities:


Work closely with team on pre-construction phase of development. 


- Prepare construction budgets and schedules.


- Coordinate with team as projects transition from the permitting stage to the construction stage.


- Oversee the interview, selection, contract negotiation, and management of third-party consultants and contractors.


- Manage project construction.


- Participate in the due diligence process for prospective projects; visit project sites to assess existing conditions. Prepare conceptual construction and/or renovation cost estimates.


- Work closely with property management, leasing and tenants on TI planning, value-engineering, and construction to ensure tenant satisfaction, cost efficiency, and timely move-in.


- Approve consultant invoices.


- Establish and maintain relationships with GC's and Sub's.


- Update team on on-going, timely written and verbal communication regarding all projects or issues.


- Close out projects with contractors and provide property management with all warranties and operations manuals.


Required Qualifications :

- Bachelor’s degree in architecture/design, construction management, or civil engineering.


- 10+ years of experience managing ground-up construction of institutional quality industrial and mixed-use projects.


- Background in working for a General Contractor and an Owner preferred.


- Demonstrable experience managing other commercial asset type tenant improvement and capital improvement projects.


- Must be proficient in reading and interpreting plans and specifications.


- Strong knowledge of construction materials, methods and codes, including ADA and Title 24.


- Strong multi-tasker; ability to manage multiple complex projects on budget and on-time.


- Excellent negotiation skills.


- Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel and Project).


- Proficient in estimating, scheduling, etc.


- Excellent written and oral communication skills.




 


 


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