Meritage Homes Corporation

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Land Construction Manager (Bay area)

Land Construction Manager (Bay area)

Job ID 
2017-4530
Location 
US-CA-San Ramon

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Overview

From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.

 

We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career. 

 

When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:

  • An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
  • A competitive drive to be the best
  • Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value
  • Top-notch benefits
  • The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
  • Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset

 

 

Responsibilities

We are seeking a talented Land Construction Manager who will be responsible for:

 

  • Tract acceptance and bond exoneration
  • Project management of grading/utilities/concrete/paving/landscaping and other infrastructure of residential subdivisions
  • Coordination with city and/or county agencies for approvals and acceptance of work
  • Management of subcontractors and consultants
  • Project scheduling and work management
  • Ability to obtain plan approval and building permit issuance
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and many tasks at any given time
  • Coordination with other team members to resolve problems quickly
  • Daily project visits and oversight
  • Contractor and consultant coordination to facilitate storm water pollution prevention
  • Project budgeting, bidding and contracting

Qualifications

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: 

  • 5 - 8 years off-site/infrastructure construction experience with increasing levels of project oversight experience.
  • Experience with heavy civil or infrastructure construction preferred
  • Degree in Construction Management may be substituted for up to 4 years of experience 
  • Knowledge of heavy civil construction practices.
  • Ability to prioritize projects, work against deadlines and organize work flow with multiple interruptions
  • Must be able to read construction documents, surveys and technical reports to maintain quality control and oversee all aspects of construction including underground utilities, paving, grading and drainage infrastructure.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project.
  • Ability to explain complex issues to others in a manner easily understood by both associates in the industry and customers with limited knowledge of construction processes or terminology
  • Outstanding customer service skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills; ability to interface with all levels within the organization, dissatisfied customers, outside vendors, subcontractors, and City or County inspectors
  • Excellent problem/conflict resolution skills, ability to handle and diffuse difficult situations and customer concerns in a positive manner
  • High degree of professionalism, tact and ability to influence others
  • Must exercise sound judgment
  • Sound judgment, ability to make decisions, work and act independently, and seek assistance or consult with more senior construction personnel when necessary.                                                                      
  • Team player; ability to work within cross-functional teams          
  • Takes initiative; proactively addresses problems with regards to product or process
  • High degree of integrity
  • Analytical with ability to give, receive, and analyze information in order to make effective decisions under pressure, in a high-volume fast paced environment
  • Organized, with ability to prioritize multiple projects and workflow of department to meet deadlines, often with frequent interruptions and changing circumstances.
  • Takes initiative and works with minimal oversight; proactively addresses problems with regards to work product, process and personnel

 

 

UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Frequent local travel between project sites and regular travel.
  • Ability to operate an automobile, have a valid driver’s license, requires travel to and from various construction sites and traversing the sites either by walking or vehicle.
  • Normal home construction hours which may require some evenings and weekends as needed, or as dictated by weather conditions or emergency situations
  • Work is supervisory in nature and is conducted on pre-development property/land and active construction sites in close proximity to heavy equipment in operation.

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