Development Manager in Training - Goodall Homes in Gallatin, TN at Clayton Home Building Group

Date Posted: 7/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description


Working under the direction of the VP of Land Development and Development Manager, he/she will assist in developing new communities. He/she will collaborate with officials from local municipalities and utility companies, professional consultants and land development contractors as well as communicating daily with home building project managers. The main emphasis is the field management of land development activities and the assurance that schedules are maintained, that quality control is adhered to, and that projects are completed within prescribed budgets.


•         Coordinate the work flow and activities of project specific land development field operations (lot and amenity construction), including inspections.

•         Schedule and supervise survey crews and material testing personnel for rough grading, infrastructure installation, final lot grading.

•         Assist in the management of construction contracts.

•         Assist with project planning, scheduling, budgeting, quantity takeoffs and cost analysis.

•         Coordinate land development activities with power, gas, telephone, cable companies.

•         Assist in the preparation of bid packages and solicit bids for infrastructure and amenity features construction.

•         Review project drawings for omissions/errors; collect as built drawings.

•         Assist in ensuring all project sites are in compliance with regulatory agencies, including TDEC, TDOT, OSHA, EPA.

•         Assist in the obtaining of project approvals and permits.

•         Assist in the timely reduction and/or termination of project infrastructure bonds and/or letters of credit.

•         Coordinate and execute the completion of project punch lists.

•         Manage SWPPP activities and compliance.

•         Assist in approving contractor invoices.

•         Making sure all “Going Green” checklist items are complete, and lots are ready to be turned over to construction department.

•         Update the Letter of Credit calculation Matrix and provide a monthly written and oral report to the executive management team.

•         Update the Construction Schedules (weekly)

•         Implement, update and maintain the development estimating database  

Job Requirements


  • Knowledge and understanding of grading/utility plans and plats, their cost implications, and their effect on vertical construction
  • Experience in job cost estimating/bidding, contracts, and budget management
  • Ability to work across multiple facets of the business (internally and externally) to accomplish the objectives at hand
  • Comprehend local, state, and federal environmental concerns, permitting procedures, and inspection requirements pertaining to land development activities
  • Understand the functions of and be able to handle responsibilities related to a HOA

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