Director Of Construction

Sugar Land, TX, United States

ABOUT TEXAS WATER UTILITIES We are a privately-held, American-owned service company with decades of high-level customer service. With headquarters in Sugar Land, TX, our geographically-diverse company employs dedicated in-house professionals. Texas Water Utilities is part of SouthWest Water Company, which serves over 600,000 residential and business customers in six states: Alabama, California, Florida, Oregon, South Carolina, and Texas. With nationwide resources and local decision-making, we are well-positioned for sustainable growth. TWU currently has an exciting and immediate opportunity for a talented Director of Construction. This is an excellent opportunity to make a meaningful impact on our continued growth. As part of our energetic Engineering team, you will report to the VP of Engineering and will provide strategic leadership, direction, management, and the vision necessary during pre-construction and construction phases of capital investment projects to ensure the overall successful delivery of each project. Will have direct responsibility, helping identify and assess risk and manage expectations around cost, schedule, quality, and feasibility throughout all phases of development to ensure the decisions made in concept become reality. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, a customer service mindset, an appetite for challenges, and enjoy operating in a fast-paced environment. ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY Essential Duties: Construction management of multiple construction projects through the supervision of selected design and construction personnel and/or organizations. Assists with the due diligence process, reviewing budget proposals, and recommending subsequent budget changes where necessary. Provides management with updated analysis and projections on the status of capital projects focusing on the management of change, schedule compliance, cost control, and major project highlights. Oversight of the responsible design vendor, often through Project Managers, during project conceptual and design phases relative to construction and budget matters. Participates in the pre-qualification and selection of the construction vendors for responsible projects using negotiation or a competitive selection process. Serves as a resource to Project Managers, providing them with direction and decision-making to maintain the goals and objectives of projects. SKILLS & ABILITIES Education: Bachelor's degree in a related field (Construction, Architecture, Engineering, etc.) Experience: Minimum of 10 years of construction and/or developer experience with industrial construction projects. Computer Skills: Knowledge of Microsoft Office Software, Microsoft Project, CAD software and/or other industry current and related software. Driver's License: Valid Texas driver's license IN RETURN, WE OFFER: A comprehensive compensation package that includes: Competitive salary commensurate with experience Group insurance package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, company paid Long-Term Disability Immediate eligibility for the company's 401(k) plan, company match up to 6% Generous vacation, sick time, and holiday schedule Training and education allowance Paid Time Off to Volunteer #zr