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President of Commercial Construction

Company: Van Buskirk Companies
Location: Lincoln
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

We invite you to join us at Van Buskirk Companies in Sioux Falls, -South Dakota! Our vision is To create an extraordinary real estate experience that builds dreams and develops community.We are looking for an experienced President of Construction to organize and oversee the daily operations of construction projects from inception to completion, while also assisting in the development and execution of the overall mission and strategy of the company. You will be the one to ensure that our construction business is well-coordinated and productive by managing its procedures and coaching our people. You will grow partner relationships to ensure projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to quality. We are looking for an excellent leader who can embody our core values and discover the most efficient ways to run the business while bringing team, clients, and vendors along. -The right candidate for this position possesses 3 non-negotiable qualities:

  • Integrity and Respect. You must know how to build and maintain relationships based on trust and deliver a quality customer experience that you can teach. -
  • Confidence. You must be energetic and have a strong desire for success. Your positivity is contagious and will build your team from the top down.
  • Passion. You must have a desire for innovation and continuous improvement, with a commitment to staying abreast of industry trends and advancements.Role SummaryThe President of Construction is responsible for the management of commercial construction operations and activities within the organization. This includes efforts in both design and construction, maintaining scheduling, quality, and financial outcomes. This position manages ongoing relations with clients, contractors, vendors, and the commercial construction management team to ensure projects are completed on time, within budget, and to specifications. Manages subordinate Project Managers, Superintendents, Estimators and subcontract professionals. Requires strong project development skills and may at times aid in the selections, methods and other project details on design-build projects. Provides input and collaborates interdepartmentally with owners, sales, accounting, property management and leasing. Utilizes negotiation and conflict resolution skills on a regular basis. Reports to the Principals of VBC, Inc. The President will need to be familiar with delivering a project to numerous asset classes including retail, office, industrial/warehouse and multifamily.Responsibilities
    • Company Leadership: Assist in development and execution of overall mission and strategy of company to ensure successful completion of initiatives.
    • Financial Responsibility: Setting growth goals and meeting financial benchmarks.
    • Division Management: Reporting and forecasting, systemization, resource allocation and forecasting.
    • Construction delivery in Design Build or Bid Build Projects: Determine scope, timeframe, design, and pricing for internal and external customers. -
    • Construction Management: Oversee the project from contract to completion, utilizing the team and appropriate resources.
    • Sales/Marketing: Marketing management with support from an internal team, selling projects.
    • People Management: Provides leadership for development and performance.Qualifications
      • Proven track record of successful project management and delivery of large-scale projects. Including but not limited to:
        • National Retail Construction and Lease Compliance, Lifestyle Centers, Strip Mall Development, Call Center construction, Professional Office Construction, Retail Tenant Improvements, Multifamily Rental, Industrial Warehouse
        • Extensive knowledge of construction industry regulations and compliance.
          • Zoning and Building Code compliance for multiple markets.
          • Strong leadership and people management skills with experience in leading and managing multi-faceted teams. Ability to embrace VBC core values with steadfast resolve.
          • Bachelor's degree in construction management, engineering, project management or related field.
            • Class A construction, wood framing, steel framing, concrete tilt up construction, pitched roofs, flat roofs, steel joists, slab on grade construction, underbuilding parking, parking lot construction, HVAC system cost/benefits, electrical system cost/benefits.
            • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction management, with at least 4 years in a senior leadership role.
            • Exceptional communication and negotiation skills, with the ability to build and maintain relationships with key stakeholders.
            • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment and manage multiple projects simultaneously, ability to deal with unexpected challenges quickly, calmly, and efficiently.
            • Excellent problem-solving and decision-making skills, with a strategic mindset.
            • Strong financial acumen, with experience in budgeting, forecasting and financial analysis.
            • Passion for innovation and continuous improvement, with a commitment to staying abreast of industry trends and advancements.
            • Family-owned and focused company
            • Distinctive business model
            • Project investment decisions made by the senior team
            • Community orientated, people focused
            • Paid Time Off and Paid Holidays
            • Generous 401k Match
            • Medical, Dental, Vision and Life InsuranceVBC CultureOur culture inspires people and performs with a commitment to community. With amazing people and great services, we confidently look forward to exciting growth in our region, and believe in following the purpose and values that support our vision.VanBuskirk Companies PurposeWe provide businesses and families with a place to live well, grow, work, and succeed.VBC Core Values
              • Integrity We take pride in doing the right thing and build trust with each interaction.
              • Teamwork We value one another and our customers as partners and commit to shared success through positive communication, collaboration, and action.
              • Innovation We think creatively to develop unique solutions to complex challenges.
              • Excellence We continuously learn and grow our capabilities to bring our best work, every day!
              • Community We are united to make a positive impact and build strong relationships where we work and live.Who We AreVan Buskirk Companies is a full-service real estate developer. We've been developing neighborhoods and building properties for over 50 years and that experience has given us the knowledge of what works and sells in our market.To date, Van Buskirk Companies has developed 21 neighborhoods, sold over 3,500 home sites, built and manages over a million square feet of commercial space, completed over 80 commercial development and construction projects and has been responsible for creating some of the region's most in-demand commercial properties, including Lake Lorraine Lifestyle Center and The Bridges at 57th Street.The commercial construction team is at the core of what we do and integral to every aspect of the company, we are ready for the next leader to join us and grow this division.

Keywords: Van Buskirk Companies, Lincoln , President of Commercial Construction, Executive , Lincoln, Nebraska

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