Brookfield Properties Retail has an immediate need for aDirector of Construction - East at our Corporate Office in Chicago, IL.
Brookfield Properties Retail Group is a retail real estate company headquartered in Chicago, Illinois and owned by affiliates of Brookfield Asset Management. Our regional shopping centers are destinations for retail, lifestyle, dining, entertainment and so much more. Our extensive portfolio of properties spans the nation, encompassing 163 locations across 42 states and representing over 146 million square feet of retail space. All of our properties are strategically located in regional and coastal areas that constitute the "heart" of America.
Our passionate team is comprised of experts across a range of specialties who share a goal of ensuring our properties are continuously evolving and innovating to meet the needs of our communities. Our company culture celebrates collaboration, encourages an entrepreneurial spirit and values diversity. We are very proud to have a team of premier talent who are in it to win it. We invite you to be part of our success story.
The Director, Construction (i) provides support to the Development and Asset Management departments in the expansion, renovation and construction of existing and new mall projects, (ii) provides technical expertise to help coordinate the design process and manage the construction activities of all on-site activities, (iii) acts as a resource by providing technical advice and direction as required by mall operations and tenant coordination, (iv) is responsible for the performance of construction managers for budget and quality control and for maintaining schedule, and (v) participates in training and career development of assigned staff.
Acts as the team leader for the group and a resource to asset management
Monitors and balances regional Construction Managers workloads and requirements
Reviews and approves commitment requests, payment applications and budgets
Conducts monthly regional Construction Management Activity Report (CMAR) meetings and ensures reports and update and distributed as required
Prepares monthly Construction Management workload schedules
Prepares, reviews and approves construction estimates and project schedules
Promotes a best practices policy within the design and construction management group
Ensures regional construction management responsibilities are met
Encourages, promotes, develops and supports construction management talent and instill formal project management skills in all group members
Provides technical expertise to mall operations and tenant coordination; meets with leasing staff as needed to present and review drafted construction plans
Bachelor's degree in Construction, Engineering, Construction Management or related design field
10 years of progressive experience in the industry with at least 5 of those years in retail construction project
Ability to understand construction documents and to analyze design changes required due to field conditions or scope revisions
Strong working knowledge of construction methods and materials, scheduling and budgeting construction projects
Effective communication skills and a demonstrated understanding of budget limitations, cost control and construction management
Good estimating abilities
5 years supervisory experience
We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.
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