Design and Construction Director

Millennia Housing Management - Cleveland, OH (30+ days ago)2.8

Why Millennia is an employer of choice

The Design and Constriction Director will collaborate with C.E.O. as a visionary who works with a diverse team of seasoned industry professionals. The Millennia Companies has the experience and expertise to identify and capitalize on opportunities within 27 states across the U.S. We’re in the process of expanding our footprint in every major U.S. market. Our group's capabilities encompass all aspects of market rate and low-income housing real estate including acquisition, hospitality, development, leasing and management. Work for Millennia to become a part of our growth and change in residents lives and communities.

The Blueprint

Provide leadership and oversight for the day-to-day operations of Millennia’s’ Design Department, including Construction, Project Management and Project Administration activities associated with the specific Market Sector of a Business Unit. Directly manage a staff of 4-6 as well as oversight of Project Managers, Superintendents, and Project Support staff. Assist in the development and implementation of corporate policies and procedures to achieve established corporate goals and support the corporate mission statement. This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).

Day to day responsibilities for Millennia’s Design and Constriction Director

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Responsible for controlling projects from start to finish to ensure high quality, innovative and functional design
Developing architecture in line with companies’ standards, building’s usage and environmental impact
Select material, organize products, standardizing selections within project and companies’ guidelines
Directs the development and implementation of design and construction standards to ensure projects are executed with the appropriate levels of quality, efficiency and sustainability
Develop project scope, schedule, and budget, and drive resolution of issues that arise through the construction period while controlling cost.
Manages and leads new project processes through project management, negotiation, vendor management, labor control financial budgeting/analysis and project scheduling from pre-construction through completion
Oversee and direct all capital expenditures for the construction and renovation of projects
Effectively communicate at all levels to gain support and approval for project decisions
Property site measuring and verification via photographing sites, assembling blueprints, etc.

Oversee the entitlement process from site plan approval, environmental, building and all other permits required for development
Coordinate with the design and construction teams to ensure that timelines, plans, and specifications are being followed
Ensure the delivery of projects, on time and within budget, and in alignment with company growth and portfolio strategies

What we offer

At The Millennia Companies® we offer to full time (30+ hours a week or more) employees.

Company Paid Life Insurance for the employee
Additional Life Insurance for yourself, spouse or children purchased by the employee
Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care
Personal Time Off Program
11 Paid Holidays
Participation in the Annual Conference each year

Ancillary Benefits provided to all Millennia employees:
Community Outreach Day (one paid day per year to volunteer in your community)
Education Reimbursement
Industry Training Classes and Certifications
Employee Referral Bonuses
Commissions and Bonuses based on position and performance
Anniversary Awards
Care and Concern Line

A minimum of 10 years of progressive experience in design and construction.

A bachelor’s degree in related field and 5+ years of experience in affordable housing capacity

Visual awareness and an eye for detail

Strong imagination and the ability to think and create in three dimensions

Expert knowledge of building products, construction details and relevant rules, regulations and quality standards

Additional Qualifications:
Ability to become Green certification (LEED certified)

Ability to lead Millennia’s transformation into a ‘Green’ company, by standardizing energy-efficient products and equipment, utilizing environmentally-friendly construction techniques, and implementing sustainable management practices
An excellent communicator and presenter, both verbally and in writing
Highly independent, a self-starter, and a problem solver. Resourceful
A strong planner and organizer
Excellent analytical, decision-making, organizational and time-management skills

Work Environment & Physical Demands
This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as laptop computers and smartphones.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; and taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Expected Hours of Work & Travel
Days and hours of work are generally Monday through Friday and frequent weekend shifts.
Heavy travel is expected.
Resumes submitted are confidential

EOE/Disabled/Veterans Statement

The Millennia Companies is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. The Millennia Companies does not discriminate on the basis of disability, veteran status or any other basis protected under federal, state or local laws.

About The Millennia Companies
The Millennia Companies is a vertically integrated real estate company, based out of Cleveland, Ohio, comprised of Millennia Housing Management (MHM), Millennia Housing Development (MHD), Millennia Housing Capital (MHC), American Preservation Builders (APB), and the Millennia Hospitality Group (MHG). The Millennia Companies specializes in the acquisition, rehabilitation, and management of affordable and market rate properties. The Millennia Companies was founded in 1995 by Frank T. Sinito and has since become a multidimensional, diverse company that manages 27,000 units across 24 states.

We believe that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. The assigned responsibilities should not limit that contribution. Therefore, this position description is designed to outline primary duties, qualifications, and job scope, but not limit the incumbent nor our company to only the work identified. We expect that each employee will offer their services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Each applicant for employment is considered solely on the basis of job qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, criminal history, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law.

The information in your resume and application, including employment history, educational history and references, are subject to verification.