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

Date Posted: 9/26/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description



GENERAL FUNCTION:  

Under the supervision of the Production Manager and the general direction of the Division Production Manager, manages the construction processes for up to 40 - 50 single family and multi-family homes annually. The Project Manager communicates and projects the proper attitude to all customers, trade contractors, suppliers and employees through all forms of communication (writing, verbal, appearance).



SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performance, Quality and Conditions:

•       Maintain Goodall Homes standards of performance related to timeliness and quality of construction, job site conditions, customer satisfaction, and job cost variances.

•       Performs daily QC inspections and documents defects and omissions on every jobsite under his/her control. Transmits results to Company via phone or electronically. Also transmits schedule changes via email.

•        Coordinates completion of QC items in preparing house for final delivery and buyer closing.

•        Responsible for timely completion of pre-closing walk-through items

 

Cost Control, Budgeting, and Purchasing:

•       Processes Purchase Order (PO) approvals upon successful completion of each phase of construction.

•       Requests and approves Variance POs to ensure that non-budgeted, but needed, items and labor are available to complete the house on time and with acceptable levels of customer satisfaction and product quality.

Scheduling and Ordering:

•       Responsible for maintaining construction schedule from start to project delivery.

•       Responsible for using the Company’s formal scheduling system and maintaining all job schedules to their current status with proper activity sequencing.

•       Responsible for scheduling trade contractors and materials suppliers to ensure no “dry runs”, just-in-time deliveries.

Jobsite Maintenance:

•       Is responsible for maintaining marketing and job number signs on each job during construction, as well as all applicable job specifications.

•       Responsible for securing homes under construction (closing windows/locking properties as required) and locking storage areas at the end of each work day.

•       Responsible for care and maintenance of any assigned company equipment (tools, iPads, computers) and/or maintaining personal vehicle and equipment to company standards if reimbursed for use of same.

Safety:

•       Is responsible for ensuring safe work practices are evident on all jobs. Must insist upon compliance with Goodall Homes safety and health policies as stated in the Safety and Health Model Plan.

•       Must understand and comply with all OSHA job site requirements.

 

Customer/Buyer Relations:

•      Facilitate and negotiate company position with “hard to resolve” customer requests.

Trade Contractor Relations:

•       Where necessary, has the coordinated authority with the Purchasing Manager to take disciplinary action in reference to trade contractor’s failure to perform.

•       Responsible for enforcing company cleaning, smoking, music, and general conduct policy on daily basis

•       Trains, and supervises the day-to-day construction labor on assigned job sites. Labor is 100% done via subcontract.

•        Also responsible for ongoing recruiting of new trade base.

Required Meetings and Project Review Sessions:

•       Completes pre-construction review of CAD prints, estimate detail, and schedule for each assigned house.

•       Attends and participates in weekly production team meetings. Most important agenda items are resource scheduling/work backlog, field problem reporting, and completion times.

•       Conducts lot inspection / pre-construction conferences with customers for the houses assigned under his/her supervision. Lot inspection requires filling out the lot analysis form and turning in to estimating.

 

Training:

•      Knowledge gained will be tested on a regular basis. Project Manager must maintain acceptable level of competence in all areas relating to this role, as well as general computer competency, and knowledge of company operations, mission, and core values.



Accountability Metrics:

•       Customer Satisfaction

•       Time of Construction

•       Variance percentage from Budget

•       Quality and Conditions

•       Zero Defects

•      Clean and complete, between trades and at project end.


Job Requirements



PREREQUISITES FOR SUCCESS:

  • Technical construction ability to manage construction resources and to diagnose and resolve field problems.
  • People skills to articulately and professionally handle conflict with customers, inspectors and sub-contractors
  • Ability to train trade contractors on construction techniques and field problem resolution.
  • Organizational aptitude to manage the scheduling of all construction resources.
  • Willingness to work hard and long hours in adverse conditions, including inclement weather. May be required to work weekends.
  • Must possess and demonstrate physical capabilities to lift 100 lbs. to waist height, and 50 lbs. above head safely. Must be able to negotiate stairs and ladders unassisted.
  • Must be able to use transit/ builder’s level / laser devices to accurately set elevations (grade), and measure and square layouts and assemblies.
  • Must submit to personality assessment.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license in the state of Tennessee.



ORGANIZATIONAL RELATIONSHIPS:



REPORTS TO:         Production Manager

WORKS WITH:       Design, Estimator/Purchasing, Customer Care, Sales & Marketing, and office support staff. Works with homeowners weekly. City Officials.

SUPERVISES:         Trade contractors, Assistant Project Managers, delivery people, and temporary construction labor where applicable.

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