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Construction Manager

Construction Manager

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Regular Full-Time

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Drees Homes ranks as the thirty-second largest homebuilder in the country as well as the fourteenth largest privately-owned homebuilder in the country.


Our company’s mission is to be America’s leading private homebuilder.  We are focused on delivering to our customers the home and features that they uniquely desire with the craftsmanship, durability and an 85-year reputation that's uniquely Drees.


Drees has been recognized with many prestigious industry honors, including the home building industry’s equivalent of the Triple Crown, winning all three major industry awards: America's Best Builder in 1998 and again in 2008; the National Housing Quality Award in 1994; and National Builder of the Year in 1991.


Headquartered in Fort Mitchell, KY, the company began in 1928 and has operations in Northern Kentucky; Cincinnati and Cleveland, OH; Indianapolis, IN; Nashville, TN; Raleigh, NC; Jacksonville, FL; the Greater Washington, DC metro area; Austin, Houston and Dallas/Fort Worth, TX.


We are seeking experienced candidates for a Construction Manager position for the Jacksonville, FL area. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record for managing a team that completes jobs timely, efficiently, and within budget without sacrificing quality.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Train, develop and manage a team of construction personnel
  • Coordinate all construction activities for the territory
  • Develop budget and manage all direct & indirect construction costs against the budget
  • Conduct regular audits and review/correct any construction errors
  • Implement & oversee all safety requirements to ensure compliance
  • Evaluate & manage all trade partners and their performance

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Demonstrated leadership skills
  • Knowledge of all the phases of residential construction process
  • Knowledge of all local building codes
  • Excellent computer skills, including Microsoft Office and the use of an iPad
  • High level interpersonal skills and customer service skills
  • Self motivated, ambitious and driven to succeed; results oriented
  • High level of personal and professional integrity
  • Strong problem solving skills



  • College Degree in Construction Management or related field preferred
  • 5+ years experience in production homebuilding; multi-family construction experience a plus
  • Previous experience managing operations and budgets in a production environment (40+ houses per year)




Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug-Free Work Place

To learn more about Drees Homes, please visit our website – www.dreeshomes.com.