• Director - Construction

    Job Locations US-FL-Orlando
  • LivCor is a real estate asset management firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois. Formed in 2013 as a portfolio company of The Blackstone Group (NYSE: BX). LivCor specializes in hands-on asset management of multifamily properties throughout the U.S. In collaboration with its operating partners, LivCor oversees the management of its properties furthering a mission of maximizing return for investors while offering best in class service to residents.

     

    The Director of Construction is responsible for the daily management, coordination and oversight of multi-family construction projects including successful project planning, cost management, execution, and closure. Reporting into the Vice President of Construction Services, the Director of Construction plans and directs all construction activities and administrative processes in order to deliver high quality projects on time and within budget.  Director of Construction successfully achieves objectives related to cost management, bidding, contract administration, schedule tracking and facilitation. 

    Essential Job Functions

    • Work closely with our real estate team to support strategic initiatives including acquisitions, dispositions, renovations, and ongoing capital projects. Provides internal assistance such as technical guidance, and or training to coworkers. Provide value engineering guidance as plans /projects are developing.
    • Identify and prepare scope of work, project resource requirements, project cost estimates and budgets, milestones and risks. Ensure that all concerns from internal constituents are incorporated accurately into the final plans.
    • Work closely with capital committee providing cost feedback before, during, and post project.
    • Director of construction will aid in the preparation of property specific Capital Plans and Budgets.
    • Manages all pre-construction activities for successful project roll-out
    • Develops and maintains successful client relationships with the property management staff (i.e. Community Manager and Regional Property Manager)
    • Executes and manages all subcontractors and vendors according to the executed contract(s) and project schedule
    • Develops and manages successful relationships with management company partners, architects, engineers and consultants
    • Verifies that quality of finished work meets expectations set forth within the executed contract, company policy and procedures
    • Teams with all project personnel to provide a safe jobsite per OSHA requirements and according to management companies policy and procedures
    • Oversight of Project Engineer(s), Architect(s), Consultant(s) and other members of project team
    • Coordinate with our Owners Representative/ Architect of Record
    • Act as liaison with local municipality for processing of architectural and engineering drawings assist in the preparation of submittal packages.
    • Assist in interviewing and qualifying potential Contractors/Vendor candidates for the specific project need.
    • Responsible for Project Scope Development, Bidding and Bid Qualifying process, along with the preparation and execution of construction contracts.
    • Oversee the staging, startup and progress of the project.
    • Maintain and report in the assigned company systems to track budgets, forecast costs, track project schedules and inspections.
    • Track and schedule project pencil draws and will ensure the timely delivery and submittal of all payment applications and to verify payment affidavit, lien releases, conditional and unconditional waivers and all or any documentation related to payments of the project. Prepare a complete package submittal for processing and payment.
    • Director of Construction is responsible for Project QA/QC.

    Qualifications

    • 8+ years’ construction management experience in multi-family related construction or equivalent combination of technical training and related experience.
    • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, architecture or related field. Equivalent experience may be considered as well.
    • Experience with construction cost estimating, proposal development, and construction administration.
    • Ability to interface with project partners (general contractors, sub-contractors and vendors) through senior leadership.
    • Ability to lead, influence and direct others as needed.
    • Demonstrated ability to understand, analyze and communicate complex documents affecting real estate projects including drawings, surveys, and contracts.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
    • Strong communication skills
    • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
    • Strong detail orientation
    • Proficiency with Construction Management software or equivalent
    • Must demonstrate attention to detail and possess a strong ability to set strategic priorities.
    • Ability to travel 50-75% annually based on business requirements
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite of products (Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Project)

     

    EEO Statement

    Our company is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our employment decisions are based on individual qualifications, job requirements and business needs without regard to race, color, marital status, familial status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, religion, disability, citizenship status, national origin, pregnancy, veteran status and or any other legally protected characteristics. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if you need an accommodation to complete the application process, please email talent@revantage.com.

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