Power-Build Construction

Norcross, GA

Land Development Manager

$85,000-$100,000 / YEAR
The Land Development Manager is responsible for handling the daily progress of land activities on all construction sites from start to finish. They will be accountable for authorizing and evaluating the necessities of the developing site, along with successfully coordinating the development of the company-owned property to achieve business plans and financial objectives.

The Land Development Manager will create and manage land development budgets, monitor work, and aggressively follow invoices that need to understand all elements of the land development methods and planning/sequencing of all phases of those methods. This position supervises the engineering and field operations.

Obtaining the organization’s capability to produce lots on time and play a vital part in the development process for the jurisdictions, along with predicting all possible conditions needed to ensure building permits are obtainable is required for this position as well.

The Land Development Manager will ultimately oversee the timeline of all projects by ensuring all deadlines are met by following all safety policies and procedures within the company’s goals.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities–The Land Development Manager's responsibilities and duties include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Acquire approval of subdivision, development, reimbursement agreements, provide for and return of Bonds and Letter of Credits, etc.
  • Acquire terrain and/or LDP for entrance monument and amenity construction, common area approvals for community and townhome/condo common areas, and for sale purposes
  • Choosing subcontractors and scheduling the direction of their activities
  • Direct civil engineers on improvement plan issues and schedules, final plat development issues and schedule and final plat schedules
  • Communicates project development and finances to the executive team.
  • Make forecasts that survey possible profitability based on population expansion, traffic relationships, regional taxes, etc.
  • Creating a budget, alongside revising bids and reviewing contracts before official signing.
  • Manage wetland mitigation work
  • Arrange dry utility companies to prepare for the development of plan preparations, service agreements, easement commitments, and schedule
  • Collaborates with architects, engineers, and the project team to ensure the project is on schedule within a set budget
  • Cooperates with government administrators by fulfilling legal requirements, obtaining building permits, and abiding by building and safety codes.
  • Strategizes cost estimates, budgets, and work schedules.
  • Plan and attend all pre-construction and onsite progress meetings
  • Manage day-to-day development activities and operations of the general contractor and all other trades
  • Examine improvements to ensure compliance with plans
  • Schedule suitable vendors/subcontractors to meet development schedules
  • Manage all trades on conflicts to reach solutions
  • Assist in the coordination with the start of home construction with contractors and agencies
  • Implement erosion control and ensure compliance of sites
  • Communicate to other Land staff and, if appropriate, Sales and Construction
  • Establish a subdivision punch list and corrective one-year punch list with inspectors
  • Manage trades on all corrective punch list procedures and regular maintenance/repairs
  • Implement maintenance procedures
  • Obtain provisional use and/or temporary permits, as required
  • Assist and communicate with the Homeowners Association and Community Development Districts (if needed)
  • Job RequirementsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities–The Land Development Manager's knowledge, skills, and abilities include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Must be currently working in a land development position or have worked this position within the last five years
  • Must have experience in home building
  • Knowledge in government and engineering requirements for construction development
  • Must possess the ability to pay attention to detail and have a contingency approach in terms of decision making
  • Ability to foresee potential hurdles and propose practical solutions
  • Strong work ethic and commitment to execution and completion (action and result oriented)
  • Concise composing, public speaking, and presentation skills
  • Skillset to read improvement plans, prepare budgets and understand accounting principles
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to utilize project management skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, Adobe, and Procore
  • 30-hour OSHA certification (preferred) *willing to train for certification*
  • Education and Experience:

  • Applicants must have construction experience.
  • Five or more years of experience in the Residential Building Industry (required)
  • Five or more years of experience in land development processes (required)
  • Five or more years of experience in construction management (required)
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, construction science, planning, or construction management; at least eight years of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience (required)
  • Reliable transportation
  • A valid driver’s license
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written communication and negotiating skills
  • Thorough knowledge of construction methods and Company and government standards
  • Top benefits include health, dental, vision, 401k, paid time off, truck Allowance, and many more.

    *No relocation expenses will be covered*

    Power-Build is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability status.