Director, Construction Management
Description

Director, Construction Management 

For over 25 years Redstone has seen the potential of place. We invite you to join us as we continue to invest in great communities and provide a better experience to everyone that encounters our properties. This is a unique opportunity to help lead the creation of a new construction division of Redstone. You’ll work directly on the property owner’s side of the table, across multiple asset types and project sizes. If you’re looking for a position that allows for flexibility, self-direction, responsibility, and a huge amount of opportunity plus the added bonus of working with a fun and passionate team this may be the perfect place for you.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for many aspects of the firm’s real estate construction activities. The position reports to the Vice President of Asset Management and is based in Burlington, VT. The selected candidate will be responsible for a variety of construction related initiatives including:

  • Managing construction and renovation projects for multiple types of commercial real estate assets across our portfolio
  • Working with the Redstone team to execute capital improvement projects, major renovations, tenant fit-ups, sustainability upgrades and development projects
  • Organizing and providing direction to general contractors, subcontractors, and vendors for work on our properties
  • Building a team of in-house tradesmen to support construction efforts
  • Estimating, budget & schedule development and management, bidding and negotiating, and ensuring overall quality and project control
  • Collaborating and coordinating with internal staff, architects, engineers, and other specialists, and hiring full-time and part-time subcontractors and laborers
  • Selecting subcontractors and scheduling and coordinating their activities
  • Attending coordination and progress meetings with owners and tenants; make regular trips to sites during construction including bid walks, preconstruction walks, in-progress site visits, punch walks, and construction closeout
  • Monitoring projects and report progress and budget matters to the owners and clients
  • Assisting with permitting and approvals process
  • Maintaining and updating SOW and preconstruction documents, and monitor contract obligations with a goal of building relationships with reliable contractors and vendors
  • Proactively identifying, mitigating, and tracking recurring construction issues

Personal Attributes

  • High levels of initiative, self-direction, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to motivate others with solid communication skills and knowledge to accomplish Owner and project goals
  • Capable of planning and organizing internal and external resources
  • Willingness to take on responsibilities with a commitment to perform
  • Proactive and focused approach to problem-solving and decision-making
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to travel if needed

Education and Professional Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management or comparable work experience in Construction Management 
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant professional experience
  • Ability to operate with an owner’s perspective
  • Knowledge of green building techniques
  • Knowledge of construction methods and technologies, and ability to interpret technical drawings and contracts
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a constant eye on quality
  • Knowledge of jobsite safety practices required
  • Experience in project management including coordinating design, permitting and construction
  • Capable of successfully integrating with the company’s culture

About Redstone

Redstone is a privately held real estate firm investing directly in real estate in northern New England with geographic concentration in the Burlington, VT area and a growing portfolio in Southern Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and northern Massachusetts. Our portfolio contains assets across the risk spectrum including industrial, office, retail, hospitality, multi-family, and mixed- use properties. The firm manages assets on behalf of private investors and third-party clients. Redstone is a vertically integrated, hands-on operator with an integrated debt-equity model capitalizing on acquisition and development opportunities. Founded in 1992, the firm is based in Burlington, VT. Redstone is an equal opportunity employer.