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ManpowerGroup Land Development Manager in Tucson, Arizona

About KB Home

KB Home is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilders in the United States and has built nearly 650,000 quality homes in our more than 60-year history. Today, KB Home operates in 45 markets from coast to coast. What sets KB Home apart is the exceptional personalization we offer our homebuyers from those buying their first home to experienced buyers allowing them to make their home uniquely their own, at a price that fits their budget. As the leader in energy-efficient homebuilding, KB Home was the first builder to make every home it builds ENERGY STARĀ® certified, a standard of energy performance achieved by fewer than 10% of new homes in America, and has built more ENERGY STAR certified homes than any other builder. An energy-efficient KB home helps lower the cost of ownership and is designed to be healthier, more comfortable and better for the environment than new homes without certification. We build strong, personal relationships with our customers so they have a real partner in the homebuying process. As a result, we have the distinction of being the #1 customer-ranked national homebuilder in third-party buyer satisfaction surveys. Learn more about how we build homes built on relationships by visiting kbhome.com.

JOB SUMMARY: This position will require high level coordination with all departments and requires technical knowledge of Departments ability to execute Division's business plan(s). The person in the position will perform all technical aspects of site development management (Offsite construction management), tract acceptance & offsite contract management. This position is also responsible for working closely and reporting to the Director, Land Development on all aspects of land development bidding and contracting tasks. 75% of the time in the office and 25% of the time in the field. This position is primarily based out of the Division office.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Site Development Management:

  • Prepare projected construction schedules if requested, implement, maintain and update construction schedules,

  • Schedule and conduct contract and scope of work briefing meetings,

  • Schedule and conduct pre-construction meetings with subcontractors, governmental agencies, utility companies, consultants etc.,

  • Daily coordination of governmental officials and inspectors, consultants, subcontractors, construction staking providers in execution of site development tasks,

  • Monitor subcontractors' work and/or utility companies' work for compliance with construction schedule and workmanship, and

  • Provide weekly update.

  • Tract Acceptance and Bond Exoneration:

  • Schedule and participate in municipal inspections to achieve final acceptance of improvements,

  • Address municipal punch-list items for tract acceptance,

  • follow-up with municipal agencies to obtain final sign-off letters for bond exoneration, and

  • participate in bond exoneration meeting as necessary.

  • Bidding & Contract Management:

  • Prepare Bid Form, Bid Spread, Bid Analysis & Recommendation for Bid Award to the Sr. Director, Land Development & Planning for Approval,

  • Contracting Drafting & Administration,

  • Review and approve subcontractors' and consultants' progress billings,

  • Review and negotiate subcontract change order requests and provide recommendation for approval or denial,

  • Provide cost impact to budget due to change orders and participate in monthly land development budget update meeting, and

  • Provide projection of upcoming extra work and report to the Sr. Director, Land Development & Planning its cost impact to the budget at all times.

  • Budget Management:

  • Position will require interfacing with regional accounting personnel to accomplish monthly budget adjustments to ensure funding levels are adequate to support project through build-out and bond release. Provide justification for increases/decreases to budget with coordination with Division VP of Finance.

  • Special Assignments as may be required, such as management of project account receivable, preparation of request for reimbursement package, assistance in bidding special projects etc.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • College Degree preferred. Degree in Civil Engineering or Construction Engineering & Management is ideal.

Experience:

  • The ideal candidate will have 4 to 6 years of site development construction management experience.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite and Microsoft Project Scheduling Software or equivalent.

  • Good with numbers.

  • Good written and verbal skills, detail oriented with good follow-up and follow-thru skills, good people skills and problem-solving skills are required.

  • Ability to take initiative and be a self-starter is a must.

  • Able to multi-task is a plus.

  • Willingness to travel is required.

  • Must be familiar with blueprints, grading plans, improvement plans, landscape plans etc.

Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!

This position is being recruited by ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions RPO, on behalf of KB Home. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

ManpowerGroup is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in a professional, high quality work environment. It is the policy of ManpowerGroup and all of its subsidiaries to recruit, train, promote, transfer, pay and take all employment actions without regard to an employee's race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

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