The Collier Companies

Vice President of Construction

  • The Collier Companies
  • Gainesville, FL 32601
  • 29 days ago


Job Description

The Collier Companies is seeking a VP of Construction!

At The Collier Companies, it's all about people.

Our residents depend on us to deliver a quality home for their comfort and peace of mind.

We enjoy working as a team.

Every day is different: rewarding, challenging, and fun.

Join an environment where your team becomes your family and your profession becomes your passion.

The VP of Construction will provide leadership and oversight to the activities of the Construction Team.

Provide a rewarding work environment with greater opportunities of growth for team members and maintain an environment which will produce increased involvement, cooperation, and teamwork, thereby increasing output and better meeting The Collier Companies expectations.

The VP position is an integral part of our 2X mission, to double our size over the coming decade.

This role will report out of The Collier Companies Florida Home Office in Gainesville, which offers beautiful natural areas, a temperate climate and tremendous educational, cultural, and commercial opportunities.

Gainesville was recently ranked as one of the top 10 places to live in the United States.

Perks – The Good Stuff:

401k match is 100% of your contribution up to 10% of your gross income.

Up to 24 days off during your first year with annual increase!

Comprehensive medical, dental & vision insurance

Career growth opportunities

Industry education opportunities

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

Carries a high level of Emotional intelligence through day-to-day activities.

Oversee all aspects of construction projects from conception to completion.

Assist President of Construction with initial proformas and budgets.

Continually monitor for changes in scope or cost as to proactively manage the design impacts to the overall financial viability of the project.

Review plans to identify value engineering opportunities, proactively identify issues, and ensure plans adhere to Collier design standards.

Analyze, manage, and mitigate construction, insurance, and budget risks.

Assemble RFP’s for new projects with President of Construction.

Work closely with Vendors, Consultants and Contractors in managing the bid process, contract awards and negotiations, timelines, performance and project logs, compliance, and billings

Is involved with the selection of and contracting for architects, Contractors, and other third-party consultants

Act as primary point of contact for clear and timely communications with all Vendors, Consultants, and Municipalities.

Proactively look for any possible construction issues and spearhead resolutions.

Work closely with Development to create and update construction standards.

Manage Construction staff effectively and efficiently.

Coordinate with governing entities for the feasibility of the project; assist with securing all necessary permits.

Oversees the proper management of pay applications, and lien releases.

Oversees the proper management of Change Management, Directives and handling of field related issues.

Responsible for maintaining and reporting Construction Schedules & claim analyses.

Responsible for Coordination with Operations for a smooth transfer from Construction.

Attend on-site meetings, inspections, and municipality hearings as needed.

Oversee the CAPEX team with Major renovations and upgrades.

Reports to President of Construction to ensure effective communication with the overall team.

Our Culture – How We’re Different:

The Collier Companies is a fast-growing company that fosters a professional attitude and a strong team spirit.

We are committed to training our employees well, honoring their achievements, and promoting from within.

The Team Members who work here are outgoing, caring, and proud of what they do.

At The Collier Companies, we recognize TEAM MEMBERS for being the foundation of our success.

We are good STEWARDS to each other, believe in collaboration and we support one another to achieve our mission.

We are committed to ONGOING LEARNING – At The Collier Companies, we sponsor book clubs that support growth.

We PRIDE ourselves on the principles taught in “The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, written by Stephen Covey.

All new team members should know how to use their “I&R” – INITIATIVE & RESOURCEFULNESS and be “E&E” – EFFICIENT & EFFECTIVE.

GROWTH – We have a goal to double in size within the coming decade!

Our team members have a FIRE IN THE BELLY and hold the torch with a BURNING SENSE OF URGENCY!

We bring STABILITY into the marketplace, team and to our residents with a LONG-TERM HOLD strategy.

ROOTED – We are a privately owned group that’s been in business since the 1970’s.

Drug testing and background checks are an employment requirement.

Upon submission of your application, you will be invited to complete our candidate Assessment.

The Collier Companies requires proof of the Covid-19 vaccination before hire.

These are required steps in the hiring process.

The Collier Companies is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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