Land Development Project Manager

Lennar Austin, TX
Job Description

Project Manager

Summary of Position:

A Project Manager will lead multi-disciplinary teams to develop residential real estate subdivisions and Master Planned Communities as well as purchase homesites within communities developed by others. The Project Manager is expected to direct the full job, including: the setting and stewarding of budgets, job cost monitoring, platting subdivisions, contracting for and overseeing planning, architecture, engineering, surveying and infrastructure design and construction, bringing the job to completion and finally turning the finished product over to home building companies. The Project Manager will also contract for the design and construction of community amenities including entry monuments, landscaping, parks and pools, and greenbelt trails. In addition, the PM will have direct contact with lawyers and public entities including federal, state and local officials, public utility providers, utility districts and homeowner associations.

This position reports to the Vice President – Land Development.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

* Schedule design and construction activities for project-related work.

* Estimate project design and construction costs and maintain project budgets and schedules as necessary to meet delivery targets.

* Review and analyze all master plans, engineering construction plans and contract documents with engineering consultants prior to and during all phases of construction.

* Contract and steward professional services for community infrastructure work, including engineering, geotechnical, and construction phase services and materials testing services.

* Contract for other professional services on an as-needed basis, including legal and environmental services.

* Contract and steward construction of community infrastructure including wet utilities and paving, landscaping, parks, pools, spray parks and detention ponds.

* Coordinate installation of dry utilities for new and existing communities including electrical, phone, cable TV and natural gas.

* Function as liaison between the Division and Municipal Utility Districts, other governmental agencies and homeowner associations.

* Initiate bond application reports and follow through with the bond sale and recovery including the audit of invoices.

* Develop site development costs for each community.

* This person will normally have up to six projects to manage at any one time; with each perhaps in different stages of development (acquisition, entitlement, design or construction).

* Manage one Assistant Project Manager and administrative associate.

Education and Experience Requirements:

* BS in Civil Engineering or other related degrees preferred. Otherwise, a business or construction management bachelor's degree with advanced degree preferred.

* Minimum of 6 years of experience managing subdivision, master plan or residential development

* Valid driver's license and a good driving record

* Proficient with computer programs such as Excel, Word, Project and a working knowledge of other related technology

* Ability to communicate effectively and professionally with co-workers, governmental agencies, business partners, consultants, engineers, architects, planners, builders and lawyers.

* Ability to read and interpret contracts, horizontal development plans and jurisdictional ordinances.

* Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

* Excellent math skills.

* Focus on critical thinking, problem solving and inquisitiveness.

Physical Requirements:

This is primarily an active position which requires the Project Manager to have the ability to work in excess of eight hours a day some of which is outside on construction sites, the ability to operate a motor vehicle, climb stairs, climb ladders, bend, stoop, reach, lift, and move and/or carry equipment which may be in excess of 50 pounds. The Project Manager must be able to operate computer equipment, see, speak and hear. Finger dexterity is required to operate an iPad and phone. Must be able to work outside in all weather conditions.

This description outlines the basic responsibilities and requirements for the position noted. This is not a comprehensive listing of all job duties of the Associates. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.