Director of Development & Construction
COMPANY: Fastest growing express car wash operator in the United States, with locations in multiple states from coast to coast.
ROLE: The Director of Development & Construction will be responsible for the coordination of design and construction activities for construction
and development projects. Responsible for project management, from entitlement and city processing, pre-construction through project closeout.
Assist in the development, construction, and closeout phase of assigned projects.
Manage, schedule and coordinate development partners through the project life cycle (schematic studies, due diligence, design development,
entitlements, construction drawings, bidding documents, contract administration, etc.)
Assist in government entitling process from early discussions to project approval.
Coordinate land development estimates for site improvements and off-site costs.
Work with external organizations, including governmental authorities, in submission, modification and pick up of required permits for projects.
Assist in the management of site plan alternatives, preliminary design studies, tenant construction criteria review, architect and engineer coordination,
and sign program development and implementation.
Manage contracting process and contract administration with consultants and general contractors
Own contract change-order management, including generation of billing with associated back up, review of pay applications and invoices
Provide timely budgets for internal approvals and project account purposes.
Create and maintain electronic and paper-based file systems to ensure appropriate information is retrievable for the project team and other internal customers.
Work with end-user clients to determine and deliver customized programming and design.
Perform punch-lists when needed, which may include walking projects to review and institute quality standards, utilizing electronic tools such as Procore.
Manage warranty responses and followup.
Obtain and manage insurance certificates from various vendors to always maintain coverage.
Provide Marketing/Leasing support for executives as requested in obtaining files, graphics, information, estimates, etc. from internal and external sources.
Performs related duties as required.
5+ years of Car Wash Industry Project Management experience.
5+ years’ experience working with city officials, consultants, and contractors.
Willingness and flexibility to travel throughout United States over 50% of time.
Strong leadership and overall management skills.
High energy level and demonstrates ability to work under pressure.
Understanding of “facts on the ground” of a multi-unit service business.
Forward thinking; able to anticipate issues and opportunities.
Strong analytical and project management skills.
Understanding of project estimating, scheduling and field management.
Ability to meet deadlines, coordinate multiple projects through planning, entitlement, organizing, and coordinating tasks.
Knowledge of public records, including deeds, plats, easements and rights-of-way.
Coordinate overall master schedule for project delivery.
Understanding of the development processes for land development construction and the importance of storm water quality requirements.
Flexible, adaptable and resilient to stress.
Able to articulate thoughts and ideas in a clear and precise manner.
Strategic mindset, with ability to make difficult decisions.