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Director of Construction : Job Profile

Employer: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. - Walmart
Job Title: Director of Construction
Job Location: Bentonville , Arkansas , United States
Job Description:
Cultivates an environment where associates respect and adhere to company standards of integrity and ethics.
Develops and implements strategies to attract and maintain a highly skilled and engaged workforce.
Develops and leverages internal and external partnerships and networks to maximize the achievement of business goals.
Drives compliance with laws and regulations for construction programs.
Oversees and manages program and project budgets.
Oversees construction programs.
Oversees construction projects for a diverse portfolio of properties in assigned region.
Oversees contractor selection and management.
Provides overall direction for construction.
Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture or related field and 5 years experience in construction management, engineering, architecture or related field OR 7 years experience in construction management, engineering, architecture or related field.
Additional Preferred Qualifications
2 years of supervisory experience. Masters Degree in Construction Mangement, Engineering, Architecture, Business Administration, or related field.
Company Description: Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) serves customers and members more than 208 million times per week at more than 8,600 retail units under 59 different banners in 15 countries. With fiscal year 2010 sales of $405 billion, Wal-Mart employs more than 2 million associates worldwide.

The secret of successful retailing is to give your customers what they want. And really, if you think about it from your point of view as a customer, you want everything: a wide assortment of good-quality merchandise; the lowest possible prices; guaranteed satisfaction with what you buy; friendly, knowledgeable service; convenient hours; free parking; a pleasant shopping experience."- Sam Walton (1918-1992)

Walmart.com is a lot like your neighborhood Wal-Mart store. We feature a great selection of high-quality merchandise, friendly service and, of course, Every Day Low Prices. We also have another goal: to bring you the best shopping experience on the Internet.Founded in January 2000, Walmart.com is a subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Our headquarters is on the San Francisco Peninsula near Silicon Valley, where we have access to the world's deepest pool of Internet executive and technical talent.But we think of ourselves, first and foremost, as a retailer. So our ties to Bentonville, Ark. where Sam Walton opened the first store that bore the Walton name and where Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., is still based give us our foundation.

We Foster the Ideals of Our Parent Company

From modest beginnings in northwestern Arkansas, Wal-Mart has grown to become a worldwide household name.At the heart of Wal-Mart's growth is the unique culture that "Mr. Sam" built. His business philosophy was based on the simple idea of making the customer No. 1. He believed that by serving the customer's needs first, his business would also serve its associates, shareholders, communities and other stakeholders. A goal at Walmart.com is to bring Mr. Sam's culture and philosophy to the Internet.With Bentonville's support, Walmart.com taps into many things that have made Wal-Mart a universally known brand like excellent supplier relationships, highly efficient systems, an unswerving commitment to Sam Walton's "Always Low Prices" philosophy and unrivaled retailers who strive to make the customer No. 1.

Another Mission

Another Walmart.com goal providing easy access to more Wal-Mart is evident in the more than 1,000,000 products available online and in the innovative businesses that Walmart.com continues to develop, such as Music Downloads and 1-Hour Photos, which gives customers the convenience of ordering products online and picking them up at a local Wal-Mart. In short, Walmart.com is passionate about combining the best of two great worlds technology and world-class retailing to give customers a wide assortment of their favorite products, Every Day Low Prices, guaranteed satisfaction, friendly service, convenient hours (24 hours, 7 days a week) and a great online shopping experience.