Are you ready to apply your expertise to a rewarding career with a leader in the hospitality industry? Join the DelMonte Hotel Group team! We are currently seeking experienced and driven candidates just like you to serve as a Director of Design & Construction to oversee and direct construction projects for private sector builds and renovations ranging from $2.5M to $50M.
We offer competitive compensation and benefits, a tight-knit and supportive work environment, plus numerous opportunities for professional development and advancement. Become part of our family and see why so many of our associates have made DelMonte Hotel Group their career home. Contact us today we're waiting to hear from you!
As the Director of Design & Construction, you will directly manage Project Managers and the Director of Procurement who manages the Procurement department. The position is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units and subordinates along with the following duties:
Manage the design, architectural documentation, and construction phases of all new builds and major renovation projects.
Assist in preparing the financial and market feasibility analysis of projects.
Develop scopes of work, budgets and schedules for each project in collaboration with the executive team.
Interface with hotel brand companies ; negotiating renovation scopes of work and PIPs
Manage the Community Set Up, Quality Assurance, Construction Standards, and assist in the Architect selection process.
Supervise and review construction and/or renovation document drawings, checking plans for ADA, local, national, and industry code compliance.
Obtain project entitlements and/or permits, including meeting with local jurisdictions to negotiate any items.
Oversee negotiations for all contracts to include pre-construction estimates, bids, and RFP's. Compare proposals and formulate recommendations for development team, negotiating all final construction contracts.
Hire, oversee, and direct general contractors. Communicate effectively with contractors hired to complete various phases of construction or renovation.
Interview, hire, and train employees; plan, assign, and direct work; appraise performance; reward and discipline associates; address complaints and resolve problems.
Oversee and approve purchases of materials, equipment, and contracted services for each project.
Provide punch-lists and follow up to ensure proper completion of all construction phases.
Track project schedules, monitoring, and reporting on progress and delays.
Track, coordinate, and report the accuracy of all costs, managing each project from inception to completion against the budget.
Interface with architects, engineers, contractors or any other project consultant.
Coordinate and attend meetings with regulatory and public officials.
Identify potential project risks and develop mitigation strategies
Hold status meetings as needed with any and all sub-teams.
Assist in project level problem resolution
We are looking for a self-motivated Director of Design & Construction with a strong work ethic and a drive to exceed expectations. It is also important that you have excellent communication, interpersonal and negotiation skills as well as the ability to establish rapport with vendors and colleagues.
Specific qualifications for the role include:
Ten years construction management experience; Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Advanced experience and knowledge of hotel and mixed-use construction estimating, means and methods, accounting, project management, and a thorough understanding of industry practices a plus.
Demonstrated ability to implement standardized budget and project management systems, personnel and practices.
A strong working knowledge of architectural assemblies, mechanical, electrical, and HVAC systems and components.
Detailed experience with construction work language and contract terms. Previous estimating experience.
Prior leadership experience, strong interpersonal and communication skills, problem solving, organizational and time management skills.
Proven track record of managing staff, contractors, and projects within time and budget constraints.
Proficiency with AutoCAD, Microsoft Project, and Microsoft Office applications. Experience with Primavera or Procor a plus
Ability to travel as needed.
As a Director of Design & Construction with DelMonte Hotel Group, you will be part of a hospitality leader that prides itself on cultivating a workplace that feels like home and that brings out the best in you, each and every day. It's the kind of company where many of our associates come for a job, but stay for a careerthe kind of place where your strengths will be appreciated, and where each of us can truly be ourselves.
Your hard work and professional dedication will be rewarded with excellent compensation packages, which may vary somewhat depending on location.
Comprehensive benefit packages for full-time positions
Hotel room discounts at our locations around the globe
Discounts on food and beverages
Professional development and advancement opportunities
The Del Monte Lodge