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Vice President Construction : Job Profile


Employer: SR Homes
Job Title: Vice President Construction
Job Description:

Objectives: Manage all aspects of construction and customer service operations and personnel for the division. Ensure all homes are built in accordance with the established quality standards and cycle times. Ensure all homes are built in accordance with established budgets. Ensure all warranty work is completed in accordance with the established procedures and time frames. Ensure division and company customer satisfaction goals are achieved.

Essential Work Functions:

Recruiting, interviewing, training, managing, motivating, and leading all direct reports. Overseeing the initial production of plans and specifications as well as their ongoing value engineering and enhancement. Monitoring and refining construction systems and policies. Monitoring and evaluating schedule effectiveness and cycle times. Monitoring budgets to ensure adherence and identifying areas for cost reduction. Establishing and enforcing quality standards for materials, workmanship, and final product. Ensuring the effectiveness of all contractors employed by the company. Monitoring customer satisfaction and assisting with the resolution of any issues. Ensuring the thorough and timely completion of all warranty items.

Toughest parts of the job on a day-to-day basis:

Managing the wide range of activities associated with both construction and warranty.
Balancing the need for quality construction and service work with the need to maintain established budgets.
Ensuring a smooth handover of homes from construction to warranty.
Constantly looking for ways to improve systems as well as the final product.
Dealing with unexpected delays and problems which make planning difficult.
Constantly being under pressure to ensure the division meets its closing and
customer satisfaction goals.

Primary Contacts (With whom? What purpose? How often?)

Builders Daily To provide support and monitor results.

Associate Builders As needed To provide support and monitor results.

Customer Service Representative (Warranty) Daily To provide support and monitor results.

VP of Sales As needed To provide input on sales/construction issues.

Design As needed To discuss plan and specification issues.

VP of Purchasing/Estimating As needed -- To discuss any purchase order, contractor, take-off or plan issues.

Contractors As needed To ensure they are being properly managed and supported by construction and customer service team members.

Accounting (CFO and Controller) As needed To discuss budget and payment issues.

Land Development As needed To discuss the status of new communities.

CEO / President As needed To update on the status of all construction and warranty issues.

Requirements for this position:

Ability to handle conflict and confrontation
Ability to establish performance expectations and hold people accountable for results
Excellent people skills (communication and listening)
Strategic planning skills
Problem-solver and decision-maker
Ability to handle a wide range of task and multiple priorities
Organized, good follow-up skills
Operates with a sense of urgency
Results-oriented
Ability to delegate
Ability to manage change
Analytical skills
Negotiation skills


Prerequisites for this position:

Minimum of 5 years experience in a construction management position

High School Diploma required; College Degree preferred

Comprehensive knowledge of construction techniques and skills

State Builders License preferred
Company Description:

SR Homes is the leading top new home builder in Atlanta, offering a variety of communities in the most desirable locations. Our commitment to service, craftsmanship, and vision for community are the core qualities that make us the builder focused on YOU.

At SR Homes, we design our homes for livability and longevity. We incorporate distinctive exteriors, gracious interior spaces, and outdoor living areas that reflect the way modern families and individuals live in their homes today. Our homes are built with superior-quality materials by the industrys top craftsmen. The SR on-site building team oversees each home during the construction process, from the time the concrete is poured to the final walkthrough, to ensure every new home meets our high standards of quality.

Over the years, we have found that it is the details that make a house a home. When you walk into an SR Home, the difference is evident in the homes sound construction, upscale features, and designer finishes. You will notice our attention to detail extends into our communities as well. Each of our unique, architecturally themed communities is specifically developed with the best vision for the land in mind. We choose our locations based on proximity to community meccas and award-winning schools. This, combined with our exceptional award-wining plans and impressive options, rounds out our recipe for what we consider the ultimate fulfillment of a Dream Home.

We invite you to tour our homes and see the SR difference. Discover thoughtful design, quality construction, and finishes that make each home specialboth inside and out.
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