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Senior Project Specialist - Land Development

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True Homes Charlotte , NC 28201

Posted 3 months ago

True Homes, recently recognized by the National Housing Quality as a Gold Award recipient, is looking for a new Senior Project Specialist to assist the North, South and West Charlotte markets with project closeout and bond release support. Join the #1 Best Work Place in Charlotte, NC and apply today!

The Senior Project Specialist

  • Land Development is responsible for providing office and field services by implementing project management systems. The Land Development Project Specialist will also execute procedures and policies to effectively monitor, update, and report the status of assigned development tasks and activities during the pre-construction and construction phases in compliance with True Homes land development standards. The Senior Project Specialist

  • Land Development supports the Land Development department in the goal of delivering lots that meet the timeliness, quality standards, and cost goals established by the Land Development Market Leader and the Operations Partner Land Development.

The Senior Project Specialist

  • Land Development will serve and commute to all Charlotte Markets (North, South and West Charlotte areas and surrounding). Mileage will be reimbursed at the standard IRS mileage reimbursement rate.



  • Reviews construction documents and identify potential design issues relative to value engineering and constructability

  • Performs material quantity take off from construction documents

  • Identifies, records, and solves for assumptions, risks, and issues to successfully achieve task/gate conformance in area of expertise

  • Creates standard and project specific development tasks using a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and using the construction documents, assumption logs, risk logs, and issue logs; record activities as tasks in the Land Development Information System

  • Determines development task duration based on historical production rates and records in the Land Development Information System to create the project schedule and identify the critical path

  • Maintains electronic and paper project files using established policies including required documentation and most recent revisions to construction documents

  • Communicates construction document revisions to project stakeholders

  • Works with Land Development Market Leader to create budgets using historical costs and material quantity take offs

  • Maintains historical cost database

  • Assists Land Development Market Leader in issuing Request for Proposals and preparing proposal comparisons

  • Leads Trade Partner interviews during contractor selection process and determine ability to successfully complete project within deadlines

  • Prepares Trade Partner Agreements for review and approval and coordinates signatures of Trade Partners and ensures Accounting has all required documentation


  • Solves assigned issues and communicate project impact to Land Development Market Leader

  • Performs regular site visits to review actual task progress against schedule, monitors work quality as defined by Land Development Standards and Lot Grading Standards; records progress and variances in the Land Development Information System, and corrects variances in timely manner.

  • Presides over weekly in person meetings with Trade Partners and their subcontractors reviewing schedule, completed tasks, upcoming tasks, assumptions, risks, and issues to ensure schedule and quality conformance

  • Identifies gate non-conformance and determines all alternatives to bring schedule back into conformance and impacts to cost and resource levels; recommends solution to Land Development Market Leader for approval

  • Works with Trade Partners and subject matter experts to identify all possible alternatives to solve for assigned issues including impact to cost and schedule; make recommendation to Program Manager/Project Manager for approval

  • Adjusts Trade Partner performance for assigned tasks through constructive Adjusts Trade Partner performance for assigned tasks through constructive engagement to complete within assigned durations and achieve gate conformance

  • Reviews Trade Partner invoices against completed work; identifies quality issues and manages correction of deficiencies

  • Attends over Lot Turnover Walk with Market Leadership Team to develop and complete punch list in a timely manner

  • Monitors progress of surveyor and engineer in the preparation, submittal and approval of as-built record drawings, bonds, and plats to ensure Starts team can obtain permits on or before deadline

  • Identifies and oversees earliest opportunity to close and terminate development permits and bonds


  • Coordinates, maintains, and reports the issuance of and tracking of capital and maintenance bonds in a timely manner

  • Assists Land Development Market Leader with monthly Lot Releases to Sales

Perform other duties as needed or required


  • Bachelors degree in engineering or other technical field and/or 3 years of project coordinator experience in a corporate setting required

  • Proficiency in reading civil site plans, utility plans, and construction documents

  • Proficiency in reading and administrating construction contracts

  • Detailed oriented and superior analytical skills required

  • Skilled in developing and maintaining construction schedules using critical path method

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Microsoft Project or other scheduling software required

  • Excellent professional written and verbal communication skills

  • Extremely organized

  • Strong multi-tasking and time-management skills

  • Valid drivers license and reliable personal transportation for occasional regional travel

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Character Demonstration:

  • Dependability: Purposing to accomplish right goals at the right time, regardless of opposition

  • Resourcefulness: Finding practical uses for that which others would overlook or discard

  • Responsibility: Knowing and doing what is expected of me

  • Thoroughness: Knowing what factors will diminish the effectiveness of my work or words if neglected

  • Truthfulness: Earning future trust by accurately reporting past facts

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, qualifications, and skills required of associate.

True Homes offers a highly competitive salary in addition to benefits including health and vision program and company paid dental, Life & AD&D, short-term and long term disability and 18 days of paid time off in your first year.

Employment with True Homes is contingent on the ability to successfully pass a drug screen and background check.

True Homes is an equal opportunity employer.

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