Senior Land Development / Infrastructure Manager

General Summary:  The Senior Land Development / Infrastructure Manager is responsible for planning, directing and coordinating the design, implementation and management of civil / infrastructure site improvements primarily for residential land development. The Senior Manager will have extensive experience managing civil engineering and site design, purchasing, procurement tracking and overall project management for land development project(s). This individual will also have a proven track record of collaboration with internal development and construction stakeholders, as well as external business partners and governmental agencies, as necessary to deliver planned site improvements on time and within budget.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Manage Tavistock’s undeveloped land holdings including permits, agricultural exemptions, environmental considerations, etc.
  • Oversee master utility infrastructure planning, design, and build-out including roadways, water, wastewater, reclaimed water, storm-water, power, and communications
  • Oversee directly and through supporting project managers, both internal and external 3rd party stakeholders, to ensure subcontractors, labor and material requirements for individual contracts are achieved
  • Ensure all projects are carried out in alignment with statutory regulations, current standards and company quality assurance procedures
  • Provide assistance to the Project Managers by managing and mentoring planning and project design / construction staff from the initial project planning through preparation of construction documents and permitting for projects; including site civil layout, site grading, storm water management, water/sewer installations, roadway construction, soil erosion and sediment control, and infrastructure plans
  • Prepare project proposals, budgets, and timelines and manage staff to complete projects on time and within budget
  • Responsible for direct interactions with and management of relations with government agencies
  • Attend government meetings with officials and public hearings
  • Coordinate project schedules with the ability to multitask, and manage quality and budget control
  • Responsible for budget preparation and management, scheduling, management of lots and entitlements and liaising with surveyors and architects for efficient development operations
  • Develop strategic plans and practices that support and best meet current and future business needs for infrastructure and site development
  • Prepare expense reports
  • Dispute-related analyses such as delay, impact, differing site conditions, cost and damages as well as lost productivity analyses
  • Detail project and program reviews for large capital programs
  • Oversee business process assessments and contract compliance audits
  • Other duties, responsibilities and special projects as assigned

 

Essential Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or Architecture is required
  • Master’s degree and/or similar advanced degree is preferred
  • Ten (10) years of experience on large scale residential or commercial development projects with heavy emphasis on infrastructure and roadway development
  • Excellent theoretical and practical knowledge of design, and construction engineering concepts
  • Knowledge of costs associated with infrastructure and sitework in the preparation and/or review of estimates
  • Ideal candidates will also hold one or more of the following certifications/ credentials: licensed Professional Engineer (P.E.), certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP), or Certified Construction Manager (CCM)
  • Demonstrated familiarity with all aspects of land development, ranging from conceptual design, engineering design, and construction for residential and commercial projects
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively identify critical path tasks and without exception execute on those tasks
  • Experience in expert report preparation and testimony
  • Proactive individual with strong drive, ambition, and enthusiasm
  • Able to delegate and supervise the work of others
  • Experience in business development activities
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize changing work loads
  • Ability to work independently, exercise good judgment, and be resourceful
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Significant project management and problem-solving experience
  • Verifiable track record of effective leadership which includes strong strategic thinking and successful execution with technical and intellectual resources on large-scale residential developments
  • Radiate a high level of contagious energy, not complacent or content with status-quo
  • Strong ability to problem solve while not sacrificing project goals
  • Maintain a dual focus on the big picture and the details
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills with a proven ability to interface and influence all levels of management
  • Availability to travel, as dictated by business needs
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft programs including Excel, Project, Word and Outlook
  • Experience and training with project management software

Essential Physical Requirements:

  • Must be physically able to do assigned work as outlined above 
  • Must be physically able to sit and use the computer for hours at a time
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds
  • Must be able to communicate in English effectively with other individuals
  • Must be able to follow written and verbal instructions