Commercial Senior Project Executive
Job Type

Basic Job Responsibility: Management and direct supervision of all commercial and multifamily building construction for Woodside Development L.P. and affiliated companies, including projects within the Woodside Communities, The Village at Woodside and greater Aiken area. Responsible for completing projects on-time and on-budget.

Specific Job Responsibilities:

  • Budgeting. Develop and prepare project budgets.
  • Scheduling. Prepare and manage schedules to meet required project deadlines. Organize and engage the appropriate resources and coordinate construction in a logical progression from preliminary concept to finished project.
  • Field Supervision. Coordinate and oversee the field supervision of ongoing work. To include compliance with plans, specifications, building code, safety requirements and other regulations to ensure quality construction. Study plans and job specifications to determine appropriate construction methods. Communicate with owner, staff, design professionals, engineers, subcontractors, workers, and others to interpret plans and contract terms and to ensure a logical and organized pace of construction. When required, resolve issues related to work procedures, construction techniques, scheduling, complaints, or any other construction-related problems. Considerable time will be spent in the field coordinating work, inspecting subcontractor work, and evaluating actual performance.
  • Resources Management. Participate in the project design, specification, and selection process. Prepare contracts and negotiate revisions, changes, and additions to contractual agreements with architects, engineers, consultants, clients, suppliers, and subcontractors. Select, contract, and oversee subcontractors and vendors necessary for the project. Evaluate construction methods and determine the cost-effectiveness of plans. Obtain all necessary permits and licenses.
  • Estimating & purchasing. Prepare estimates to effectively manage project costs. Actively solicit new suppliers, new vendors, and new materials to control costs and improve quality; evaluation of existing subcontractors to identify opportunities for lower costs or better service/quality; monitor pricing to identify opportunities to ensure the company is obtaining best value in marketplace (price, service, quality).
  • Change Orders. Evaluate the need for and prepare estimates and written change order requests from owners and other involved parties. Obtain necessary approvals and sign offs of change orders.
  • Project Communication. Overall responsibility to provide appropriate communication with owner and executive management team, design professionals and/or customers during construction, to ensure compliance with the project schedule, quality and compliance with plans and changes requested during construction process.
  • Projects Payments and Cost Control. Review all projects payment requests and authorization for subcontractor and vendor payment. Review and approve monthly pay requests to ensure project funding. Review and analysis of monthly financial and job cost tracking reports with explanations for budget variances. Communicate cost issues with Owner to avoid surprises, identify opportunities and to ensure on-budget performance.

Skills Required

  • Project Management: Ability to manage multiple projects from conception to successful completion.
  • Resource Management: Motivation and supervision of staff and other human resources to meet goals and objectives
  • Critical Thinking: The ability to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions, or approaches to problems.
  • Judgment and Decision Making: Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Negotiation: Working with others to achieve cost-effective and value-driven solutions to problem-solving and cost negotiation.
  • Problem Solving: Identifying problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions
  • Time Management: Managing one's own time and the time of others.
  • Initiative: The combination of job interest, dedication, confidence, and willingness to extend oneself to complete assigned tasks.

Education and Experience

  • Project Management with multifamily experience
  • 5+ years of successful commercial and multifamily construction experience.
  • Experienced in estimating, scheduling, ordering, field supervision, quality control and job cost budget management of commercial and multifamily construction.
  • Experienced in managing multiple projects.
  • South Carolina Limited General Contractors License required, either at employment or within 6 months as a condition of employment.
  • 4-yr college degree preferred but not required.

Compensation and Benefits

The position is offered at a competitive base salary. The Senior Project Executive will have the potential for bonus based on specific performance objectives, based primarily upon the volume of projects completed on-time and on-budget. Final total compensation package inclusive of salary, benefits, and opportunity for the bonus will be commensurate with level of experience and will be negotiated with the successful candidate.