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D.R. Horton, Inc. Construction Area Manager-East IA in Iowa City, Iowa

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S.,was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. Please visit our website atwww.drhorton.comfor more information.

D.R. Horton, currently looking for an_Construction Area Manager_. The right candidate will supervise a group of 4-25 Superintendents and/or Project Managers that are assigned to subdivisions in the area. Update reports and ensure quality control in the houses built. Implement all company policies and procedures throughout the entire construction process.

Essential Duties and Responsibilitiesinclude the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Plan and direct construction activities in the field either directly or through utilizing Project Managers and Superintendents
  • Set build times on each plan and provide schedules to meet the build times
  • Maintain responsibility for the profitability of the homes being built in assigned subdivisions and manage all cost by reviewing field purchase orders
  • Maintain total involvement with training, communication and development of Project Managers, Superintendents and field personnel
  • Oversee field operations, production times and ensure quality control so the homes built meet company standards and are ready for homeowner orientations/occupancy
  • Ensure assigned subdivisions meet all safety standards in accordance with OSHA and state regulations
  • Ensure all homes in construction area are constructed to contract, specification and detail
  • Ensure all work invoiced is fully acceptable to company specifications and is 100% complete
  • Visit job sites periodically to spot check quality and policy enforcement
  • Conducts all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company
  • Interface with public agencies in obtaining all necessary permits and approvals; or work with the Permit Department in obtaining permits and approvals
  • Interface with all municipal governing bodies, public utilities and industry associations; or work with the Land Development Department in obtaining objectives
  • Handle escalated problems with subcontractors
  • Respond to unsatisfactory survey cards and NRS responses
  • Ability to travel overnight

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • Supervises 2 or more employees

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university
  • Four to six years of related experience and/or training
  • Must have a vehicle and a valid driver’s license
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications
  • Proficiency with MS Office and email
  • Ability to stand and walk for 4 hours straight or up to a full 8-hour day; sit for extended periods; kneel and bend at the waist; climb, balance and stoop, crouch or crawl; walk up and down stairs; walk on unlevel terrain; use hands and fingers to handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk and hear. Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision and peripheral vision
  • Regular exposure to outside weather conditions, moving mechanical parts, high precarious places and risk of electrical shock

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong communications skills
  • Ability to multi-task and attention to detail

Come join a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:

  • Medical, Vision and Dental
  • 401(K)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Life Insurance
  • Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

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Job: *Construction

Organization: *Home Builder

Title: Construction Area Manager-East IA

Location: Iowa-Iowa City

Requisition ID: 2401083