Meritage Homes Corporation Vice President I - Region Operations in Atlanta, Georgia
Recruit, interview, and hire division construction personnel utilizing Meritage Homes Standard Operation Procedures.
Ensure the thorough training of all division construction personnel, i.e. technical training; scopes-of-work, warranty specifications, and customer satisfaction. Continually assess the educational needs of construction personnel and provide internal or external training as necessary.
Resolve any employee questions or issues; handle performance problems as necessary.
Plans and Designs
Continually review and value engineer plans; make recommendations for improvements/changes.
Review and ensure the accuracy, completeness of all plans. Standardize all plans to the highest extent possible.
Start Process & Scheduling
Monitor construction activity to ensure homes are started within the established parameters for both pre-sold and showcase homes.
Release homes per established slotting schedule to ensure proper sequencing of starts and closings.
Ensure construction personnel's use of the weekly schedule to maximize utilization across the Area/Division.
Monitor cycle time to ensure division goals for building cycle time are met.
Construction and Warranty Costs
Establish General Construction and Weather Conditions budgets.
Monitor hard costs for adherence to budget.
Monitor budgets for variances and approve/disapprove all cost variances.
Ensure Construction personnel document and properly communicate variance data in order to identify take-off and budget problems.
Capture Warranty costs by item to identify areas for improvement.
Establish and enforce quality standards for materials, workmanship and final product.
Conduct periodic inspections of all homes under construction in assigned area; inspect all aspects of construction including foundation, framing, stucco installations, electrical, plumbing, etc.
Review quarterly JD Powers surveys for actionable items and trends; initiate procedures to resolve issues to improve customer satisfaction.
Ensure CM's maintain the established standards for the community regarding cleanliness, safety and appearance, i.e. accessibility to homes, erosion control, street cleaning, etc.
Ensure CM's enforce compliance with OSHA Regulations and the Meritage safety program on all job sites.
Ensure CM's enforce all job site rules and regulations as stated in contractor agreements.
Ensure field compliance with the community SWPPP
Purchasing/Trade Partner Management
Ensure sufficient trade base is in place to meet all current and projected construction needs.
Ensure trade agreements with vendors are negotiated with most favorable terms possible - stay abreast of pricing trends in the market place - strategically manage vendor prices.
Limit VPO costs across the division.
Ensure compliance with company established standards and audit requirements.
Ensure a complete Scope of Work is provided to and reviewed with each trade partner.
Ensure all CM's provide proper training to new trade partners in all division policies and procedures.
Provide support to Construction personnel regarding the resolution of trade partner conflicts; make final decisions regarding resolution of issues, when necessary.
Ensure all trade partners are under contract and are current with all insurance requirements.
Establish a system to measure trade partners' performance with regards to quality workmanship, on cycle completion and other standards set for new home construction.
Degree in Construction Management Business or related field.
Ten (10) plus years’ experience in homebuilding.
Five (5) plus years of experience managing Construction personnel on multiple job sites
Knowledge of homebuilding and construction systems/processes, building codes, and Register of Contractor Standards (ROC), purchasing and vendor management.
Ability to read and interpret blueprints and other construction plans
Good computer skills; proficiency with Microsoft Office applications; experience with Project Management Software, preferred
Strong Communication, Interpersonal, and Customer Service skills
Ability to explain complex issues in a manner easily understood by industry personnel and customers with limited knowledge of construction processes or terminology
Ability to work with contractors, laborers, employees at all levels, and customers with a high degree of professionalism
Excellent problem/conflict resolution skills; ability to influence others and manage conflict in a positive manner
Excellent leadership skills; ability to set priorities, delegate tasks, train and mentor Construction Managers
From the homes we build to the careers we offer, we’re about doing things that actually make a difference in your life and the way you live. Meritage Homes is a thriving company that believes in building beautiful, incredibly innovative and energy-efficient homes people adore.
We were the first national top 10 homebuilder to have every home we build be 100% ENERGY STAR® certified. And with more than 100,000 homes built, our focus, since day one, has been to build incredible new homes and communities in prime locations for fantastic prices. But more than anything, we build energy-efficient homes and communities for people who appreciate a home being built the way it can, and should, be built. And for the staff at Meritage Homes that make this all possible, we believe in having the same standards of quality and reward that make for an enjoyable career.
When joining Meritage Homes, you and your career can benefit in a number of ways, including:
An entrepreneurial work environment that encourages creativity and innovative ideas from every level
A competitive drive to be the best
Pride in delivering a quality product that benefits people and the environment, superior service, and exceptional value
The opportunity to further your career in a growing national organization
Team atmosphere where every individual is considered a vital asset
External Company Name: Meritage Homes Corporation
External Company URL: www.meritagehomes.com
Street: 2700 Cumberland Parkway