Regional Director of Construction

US-PA-Warrendale
Job ID
2017-29647
Category
Construction

Overview

The Regional Director of Construction will coordinate and manage construction on new, relocated and remodeled stores. The process includes bid attainment, qualification, and contractor selection.

Responsibilities

       New Store Openings and Remodels:

  • Coordinate all functions of Construction Department
  • Check leases for tenant responsibilities and extract scope of work
  • Procure lease outline drawings
  • Site visit to determine appropriate design and scope of work if required
  • Cost estimates for tenant work
  • Design store layout and procure architectural drawings
  • Obtain landlord approval of plans
  • Communicate and coordinate with landlord tenant coordinator / landlord general contractors to secure finished room by landlord turnover date.
  • Bid project and choose appropriate contractor
  • Procure all tenant provided construction materials
  • Coordinate shipment of all materials to site
  • Coordinate construction of space with tenant general contractor
  • Coordinate opening shipments of supplies, equipment and merchandise
  • Coordinate completion of punch list through site visit or supervisor on scene comments
  • Coordinate merchandising date with merchants
  • Interact with store and construction staff to ensure punch list is complete
  • Coordinate all remodel projects 
  • Must build trust and relationships with field team when delivering spaces at turnover

    Budget
  • Set and maintain capital budgets for all new stores and remodels
  • Approve all capital and supply budget invoices and apply to proper budget 
  • Qualify and approve all necessary change orders as required for each project

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Architecture or Construction Management
  • Five+ years' experienceas a Construction Project Manager
  • Six+ years’ experience in leadership/managerial roles
  • Previous experience in a similar corporate retail construction environment preferred
  • Possesses a high level of experience with retail tenant improvements, multiple project management, specifications, construction administration, detailing, building codes and consultant coordination.
  • Knowledge of retail leases, construction contracts and materials, methods, and the techniques involved in the construction / facility management of retail stores.
  • Ability to travel.
  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency.
  • Ability to work weekends and extended days on an occasional basis.
  • Prior retail experience preferred
  • High degree of proficiency in MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications
  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, and presentation skills
  • Ability to operate independently while establishing strong working relationships with co-workers and cross-functional teams
  • Ability to work with and influence senior management 
  • Strong, professional and effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to foster a positive and motivating work environment, encouraging feedback and innovation
  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail and deadlines
  • Ability to adapt well to change in direction and priority in a fast- paced and deadline-oriented environment

Competencies

  • Results Orientation: demonstrates the ability to consistently deliver business results by meeting deadlines and achieving goals
  • Communication: effectively conveys information and ideas in concise and meaningful exchanges through written and verbal communication
  • Teambuilding/Teamwork: effectively develops relationships and facilitates constructive resolution of conflict while encouraging trust, cooperation, collaboration and information sharing among individuals
  • Leadership: demonstrates understanding of organizational issues and opportunities; engages in problem solving, makes sound decisions, and exercises influence at all levels to develop appropriate solutions and deliver optimum results
  • Business Acumen: demonstrates financial and operational understanding of organizational strategies and applies knowledge to business situations

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