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Posted: Tuesday, February 6, 2018 12:39 PM

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The LaurelRock Company
Bethel, CT

This position reports to our Operations Manager. The D/B Construction Manager is responsible for all production activities including scheduling, client communication, quality control, and warranty issues. Position is responsible for managing all field operations within the division. Coordinates the procurement and scheduled use of resources, including labor, equipment and materials to ensure on-time completion of work within budget, safety guidelines and quality standards.

Responsibilities:
Exemplify The LaurelRock Company’s Core Principles
Estimate, contract, and project manage bid/build work
Support Designer/Project Manager & Estimator/Contract Admin in estimating projects by meeting with subcontractors to obtain pricing & assist with material sourcing
Review construction drawings and estimate with Designer/PM; offer guidance and recommendations before going to final contract with client
Clearly understand design intent, client expectations and specific deliverables for each project
Create comprehensive Construction Schedule for each project including both self-performed and subcontracted work
Schedule and lead Pre-construction Meeting process
Drive construction deadlines and track progress against Construction Schedule to insure on-time completion
Actively manage costs to come in at or below contracted values for labor, material, equipment and subcontracted work on each project
Partner with Designer/PM to manage client communications throughout construction
Accurately track time and material costs for self-performed and subcontractor Change Orders
Obtain pricing and approve Change Orders and Payment Requests for subcontractors
Create and manage completion of punch list work prior to Designer/PM’s final walk-through with client
Review job cost reports with D/B team at Post Construction Project Review
Recruit, hire, and train D/B Crew Leaders, Crew Technicians, and Materials/Equipment Transport Tech
Manage production labor hours for daily, weekly, and monthly crew scheduling
Distribute weekly schedule, daily work orders, and PO’s to crew leaders
Approve daily timesheets prior to submitting to Admin and enter hours into scheduling sheet
Coordinate and insure efficiency of crews during morning departure and end-of-day preloading
Set-up crews and subcontractors on job sites daily; inspect work to insure quality control and adherence to drawings
Actively teach crews in all areas of landscape construction; cross-train all skills
Oversee Crew Leadership Training (CLT) Program for division and set Career Path goals
Set & communicate performance objectives to direct reports and hold them accountable/conduct annual perf. reviews
Recognize, coach and promote talented individuals to build a bench of future leaders and managers
Teach, integrate and insure adherence to safety policies in all field and yard operations and report immediately any incidents, injuries, or accidents
Implement lean management principles on worksites and at garage facility
Oversee care, cleaning and maintenance of D/B vehicles and equipment
Approve vendors and material purchases; schedule and coordinate delivery of materials to job site
Attend courses and seminars to increase job knowledge and skills

Education/Training/Experience:
2 or 4-year college degree and 5+ years previous experience in construction management
Management experience with coaching temperament and proven leadership qualities
Proficient in Planting, Grading, Masonry, Irrigation, Fencing, Drainage, Pools, Water Features, and landscape construction techniques
Strong knowledge of zone 5 – 7 trees, shrubs, and perennials
Proficient with desktop software, specifically: MS Word, Excel, Outlook, and QuickBooks
Proven ability to multitask, manage change and meet expectations
Proactive communicator with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Detail driven personality
Goal focused, and performance driven
Proven ability to prioritize tasks and successfully direct other’s actions
Excellent problem solving techniques
Ability to speak both English and Spanish fluently is a plus
Must have a valid driver's license within the US

We are looking for immediate placement. Only those available to start immediately should apply.

• Location: Bethel, CT, Northwest Connecticut

• Post ID: 22568712 connecticut
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