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Director of Construction – Construction and Property Management Company – Base Salary to 250k/year - Chicago, IL

Chicago, IL 60622 | Fully Remote

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Director of Construction – Construction and Property Management Company – Base Salary to 250k/year – Chicago, IL

  • Our client is a vertically integrated start up real estate company with a focus on value added and opportunistic investments across various asset classes and geographies.
  • The Director of Construction will oversee the completion of nationwide ground up, renovation, and conversion projects up to $150 million. This is a remote position, with national travel required.


  • Oversees all project activities, including subcontractors & vendors, staff scheduling, trade coordination and compliance with DOB & OSHA safety rules & regulations.
  • Leads construction meetings to communicate with staff, supervisors, and other parties involved in the construction project to discuss budgets, plans, and goals.
  • Interfaces with local governments, inspectors, compliance officers, vendors, engineers, sponsors, and contractors.
  • Job reporting, weekly progress meetings, to maintain project completion within budget and on time.
  • Performs maintenance tasks required to complete projects or maintain facilities.
  • Identifies and adheres to budgets for assigned projects, evaluating hard and soft costs.
  • Negotiates contracts with vendors and other professionals.
  • Oversees punch lists and the completion of those tasks.
  • Handles the permitting process from initial approvals to final Certificate of Occupancy.
  • Manages the design team and construction contractors during the development process.
  • Solicits bids and retains the development team for each project.
  • Assists in coordination of consultants, meetings, and drawings.
  • Coordinates plans, specs, and bids to finalize subcontractor scopes.
  • Develops and maintain strategies and procedures, including scalable construction strategies from project initiation to handover to the client.
  • Provides oversight for value engineering for all pre-development projects.
  • Ensures projects are front loaded with rigorous planning, value engineering, constructability processes and best practices.
  • Prepares / reviews / assists with processing Lender / bank requisitions.
  • Assists the Due Diligence team with analysis of new acquisitions.


  • Degree in Engineering, CM, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 5+ years’ experience as a Project Manager for multi-family ground-up, renovation, and conversion construction projects ranging from $10-150 Million.
  • Experienced with all relevant AIA-Trade Classifications of construction.
  • Project management software such as Primavera, MS Projects, Procore, or other similar programs.
  • Microsoft suite of products, especially Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Prior work in Louisiana and Wisconsin a plus.
  • Willing to travel nationally as needed.


  • Base Salary up to 250k/year
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k program
  • Paid time off
  • Holiday pay

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CONSTRUCTION & BUILDING PRODUCT SEARCH This niche recruiting practice is highly focused within the realm of building products & materials and construction projects with an emphasis on roles in sales, sales management, construction project estimation, skilled trades, and construction project management. Our Building & Construction Recruiting team targets the very best talent within the realm of building products, building services, construction materials manufacturers and distributors, both in the commercial and residential sectors. We aim to build long term mutually beneficial business relationships with building product and construction professionals.

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