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Director of Land Development

The Director of Land Development’s primary role is to facilitate successful construction and development of multiple single-family subdivisions across Tennessee and, ultimately, the timely transfer of lots to the home building division. The role will report to the Vice President of Land Development. The position will oversee and/or collaborate with a cross-functional team to effectuate design & engineering, quantity & cost estimates, construction administration & management, personnel management, and all other aspects of development necessary to construct and deliver single family lots to homebuilding on time and on budget. The ideal candidate will excel in a fast paced, entrepreneurial environment where there is a framework in place but also freedom to make decisions that move the business forward.

 

Duties & Responsibilities:

 

Primary responsibility for all activities related to the construction and delivery of multiple residential subdivisions

Oversee site inspections for raw land and developed lots, due diligence, plan design, estimating and construction

Direct the coordination of engineering plans with multiple civil engineering firms

Preparation and implementation of accurate construction schedules

Budgeting: Provide preliminary estimates, final construction budgets, and monthly cost to complete reports, ensuring projects remain within the approved budget

Develop, and maintain relationships with engineers, consultants, contractors, and trade partners

Monitor billing, cost controls and project accounting with Finance Team

Ensure contractors work is within compliance with contractual agreements, (construction scope, schedule, workmanship and budget.)

Lead the construction permitting and Final Plat process (Planning and zoning, City Council, Staff approvals)

Responsible for weekly updates to leadership, including regular job status reports, budget tracking, reporting & analysis, and change order requests

Additional duties as required

 

Requirements:

7+ years of experience in residential land development construction

Extensive knowledge of field project management

High degree of knowledge of Civil design, development, and construction practices related to earthwork, water, utilities, and pavement

Desire to travel weekly to visit divisional offices and projects (transportation and valid driver’s license)

Highly self-motivated and driven to meet commitments & deadlines

Able to multi-task and manage several on-going projects in an organized and efficient manner

Intermediate knowledge of AutoCAD, Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Sharepoint)

Exceptional verbal and non-verbal communication skills

Reliable transportation and clean driving record

 

Preferred Qualifications:

5+ years of single-family subdivision development experience

Bachelor’s Degree in Real Estate, Finance, Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration, or other related programs

Licensed Engineer and/or Licensed General Contractor

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