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Summit Homes is the largest new home builder in the Kansas City area, building more than 3,000 homes since we began in 2002. Our award-winning company is known for developing and building exceptional communities as well as its innovative design practices. Providing a world-class customer experience to families all over Kansas City continues to drive our success well into the future.

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    Project Manager

    The Project Manager schedules and manages the completion of single-family homes and other structures on budget and on time, working together with internal staff and external trade contractors. A strong understanding of building science; proven organization, planning and scheduling skills; computer and technology efficiency; and a trade management background is preferred. The Project Manager has an eye for detail, is goal-driven and exhibits initiative in achieving assigned tasks and goals.

    Status: Salaried – Full Time
    Reports To: Director - Construction Operations

    Job Tasks:

    • Embraces & performs all aspects of a “Project Manager” program, delivering outstanding customer service and positive home-building experience.
    • Manages the construction processes for single-family homes from commencement to completion. Works to maintain the motto, “Clean Site, Done Right, On Time."
    • Supervises the day-to-day construction activities on assigned job sites via company subcontractors. Under general direction, recruits trade base to complete labor on projects.
    • Utilizes the formal schedule system and maintains all job schedules to their “current" status using proper activity sequencing. Schedules subcontractors and material suppliers to maintain closing & completion / deliverable schedules. Notifies trade partners and office staff of changes to the schedule. Updates job schedules on a daily basis.
    • Completes jobs on time according to pre-determined construction tier schedules. Responsible for achieving timeline efficiencies to deliver projects on time, with a goal of making up for any lost productivity days.
    • PM performance is evaluated according to: On time, with quality per Summit Homes established standards, on budget and in accordance with customer survey feedback and scores.
    • Conducts pre-construction orientation meetings with the buyers, incorporating the review of the home plans, specifications, major schedule & construction process milestones for each project.
    • Works closely with Process Liaison and/or Community Manager to ensure homes are built in accordance with contracted specifications and design selections and accurately implements all change orders in the field.
    • PM acts as the designated point of contact with the buyers throughout the construction process, ensuring regular proactive (weekly, or better) communications, establishing and setting proper expectations and exceeding the same.
    • Works closely with the Customer Care Department team to provide any request assistance with the goal of ensuring timely completion of warranty/service items.
    • PM is responsible for delivering on the “Project Manager” experience commitments as designed & established by Summit Homes. Responsible for coordinating and completing all on-site Orientation meetings throughout the construction process as per established milestones.
    • Responsible for conducting the New Home Orientation and for timely completion of New Home Orientation “punch list” items, as well as any assigned after-closing work/service orders, while achieving positive customer experience goals.
    • Works & collaborates with home design systems, cost estimating systems, process liaisons, real estate agents, office staff, building inspectors, trade contractors, and homeowners on a daily basis.
    • Schedules and conducts buyer onsite meetings per designed process milestones.
    • Maintains a log of non-budgeted items and reports to Accounting with any charge-back items. Responsible for providing reports on the field variances that cause the home to be over budget.
    • Communicates with team members, customers, trade partners and real estate marketing personnel through all forms of communication (written, verbal and in-person).
    • Responsible for assisting with the training of new Project Manager or assistants.
    • Meets the guidelines of EPA and OSHA programs and enforces compliance.
    • Walks all homes under construction at least once daily.
    • Walks completed inventory homes weekly to ensure cleanliness and to attend to all maintenance items.
    • Maintain a clean community and leaves adjacent lots in good condition when construction is completed.
    • Identifies cost-saving measures and collaborates with management for process improvement ideas.
    • Reviews and approves trade-partner work only when it has been completed. Via the project management software system, approves trade-partner payments for completed work.
    • Reviews and approves work invoices as requested.
    • Required to maintain a clean company vehicle that will be subject to regular inspections by the manager. Said vehicle is a company benefit and is to be maintained to ensure a positive public image. Individuals who do not properly maintain their vehicles will be subject to disciplinary action.
    • Any other task that may be assigned from time to time.

    Job Requirements 

    • This is a field-based position with 80% or more work performed in the field.
    • A four-year degree in construction management or a related field, along with at least three years of construction management or related experience or an equivalent combination of both, is required.
    • May lift heavy objects from time to time up to 50 pounds.

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