Residential Construction Operations Manager

Job Locations US-VA-McLean
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(11/14/2022 9:08 AM)
# of Openings


High-end luxury home builder is looking for an Internal Project Manager to join their growing McLean, VA based team.  In this operations role, you will be the operations lead on all new custom build home projects.  



  • Manage the online software platform Co-Construct, to include updating specifications sheets for each current project, managing change orders for each project, updating master selection sheet templates and schedules, and monitoring schedules and budgets for accuracy.
  • Assisting in the creation and management of systems engineering documents and spreadsheets for the following items:
    • Budgeting and estimating of individual projects.
    • Project selection sheet (tile, plumbing, etc.) templates and portfolio packages for each product offering.
    • Project punch-lists.
    • Subcontractor specifications sheets, master subcontractor agreements, and insurance certificates.
    • Lien waivers for each project.
    • Prospective client spreadsheets.
    • General marketing material and brochures.
    • Other workflow documents.
  • Responsible for the coordination, submission, and approvals of county permits.
  • Generate and submit all RFPs for new projects, including specifications sheets. Gather all bid documents to send to subcontractors and vendors and track the progress of bids. Enter all bid numbers into job-specific cost estimate spreadsheets in preparation for contract documents.
  • Manage and organize files on Dropbox platform.
  • Manage general office duties to include ordering of supplies, answering the phone, etc.
  • Assist Managers in product and material research, design research, and new subcontractor and vendor opportunities.
  • Work with project managers and V.P of Construction to manage customer service and warranty issues by tracking requests on a database.


· Two years' experience in web-based applications (Gmail, Dropbox, Co-Construct).

· Two years' experience in managing or estimating construction projects.

· Three years' experience in general office administration (management) tasks.

· Two years' experience using MS Office (Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). Candidate needs to demonstrate expertise in creating detailed documents.

· Two years' experience in developing a Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) schedule.

· Demonstrated management and organizational experience.


Ideal candidates will also have the following character traits:

  • Trustworthiness- IPM will need to be exposed to sensitive information. They will need to earn the trust of their manager and be responsible for guarding proprietary information. This character trait must be demonstrated through their loyalty to the company and their professionalism in dealing with subcontractors and clients.
  • Responsible- The IPM will have an integral part of the daily operation of custom home builds. They must be a person who does what they say they will do. Examples of this are completing tasks by deadlines, showing up on time to work, meetings and engagements, and communicating with managers and other employees.
  • Time Management- The IPM will be required to multitask between various activities daily. Time management will be crucial in how efficient things get done, and to the level of accuracy, a task is completed.
  • Attention-to-Detail- Strong organizational and management skills are required when handling Co-Construct, the bid process, and other related tasks.
  • Personable- The IPM must be able to interact with a wide variety of people, including people of many different ethnicities, languages, and socio-economic backgrounds. The IPM must be compassionate to clients, firm yet understanding with subcontractors and vendors dealing with payments, and patient dealing with people daily.
  • Problem Solving Skills- True problem-solving skills are a necessity for the IPM. They will have the ability to look at a situation, produce effective and efficient ways to solve the case, frequently without the help of the Principal.
  • Integrity- The IPM will be someone that lives with integrity in their lives, and this will be shown in their work-life.


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