Job Description Template: Director of Construction

How to Use This Template: Expertly craft a post for the open Director of Construction position at your organization using this BambooHR job description template as a guide. Simply work with your hiring managers to customize each section to fit your company’s vision for this role.

Director of Construction Job Description

Full-Time | Onsite | Location

$94,000-$208,000 (Suggested salary range for this role per Indeed)

Why [Company]?

Introduce your organization in 3–5 sentences. This is the perfect place to explain what you do and why your company is a great place to work! For example, here's our bio:

Our mission is simple: we want to set people free to do meaningful work. People love our software—and it turns out that people love working here, too. BambooHR has been recognized as a "Best Company to Work For," and we're proud of our team for creating software that makes an impact in the lives of HR pros and employees all over the world.

About Your Role

Give a general overview of what this person will do at your company. For example:

As our Director of Construction, you’ll supervise and direct all of our construction sites to ensure builds are completed on time, on budget, and safely. You’ll lead all of our teams of workers and contractors and work closely with our clients as well to guide projects from beginning to completion.

What You’ll Do

List specific job responsibilities. For example:

  • Collaborate closely with engineers, designers, and architects to develop project designs, budgets, and timelines
  • Regularly review contracts and budgets to check how builds are progressing against the expected timeline and costs
  • Procure the required materials, tools, and anything else needed for projects
  • Hire and manage project teams to ensure they’re working productively and efficiently, including managing contractor schedules
  • Oversee construction sites to ensure they’re safe work environments with clear safety protocols
  • Report regularly on build progress to clients and senior management, including timelines and budget updates

What You’ll Need to Get the Job Done

List what a qualified candidate needs to do their job effectively. For example:

  • 10+ years of construction experience, with at least three years of supervisory experience
  • High school diploma
  • Deep knowledge of construction management methods, processes, and best practices
  • Advanced experience in local and federal safety regulations, construction details, and building projects
  • Excellent project and time management skills
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and construction management software

What Will Make Us Really Love You

List the soft skills or "nice-to-haves" that will help your candidate be successful. For example:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, civil engineering, or a related field
  • Collaborative and team-oriented leadership style
  • Self-motivated and goal-oriented
  • Deep sense of ethics and honesty
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Creative problem-solving and critical thinking skills, with attention to the big picture
  • Excellent customer service skills with a commitment to customer satisfaction

What You'll Love About Us

Describe your company's benefits, culture, work environment, and anything else that makes your organization stand out. For example:

Our company's mission and values are rooted in integrity and guide every aspect of our organization, from how we serve our community to how we interact as a team. As we've grown throughout the years, our employees remain at the heart of our success. To show our appreciation, we offer a generous compensation package that includes the following:

  • Retirement: 401(k) plan with employer matching
  • Healthcare: Medical, dental, vision, and mental wellness coverage
  • Life insurance: Group life insurance through our partner
  • Charitable giving: Donation matching to a charity of your choice
  • Time off: Flexible PTO policy with floating holidays
  • Career development: Professional development reimbursement program
  • Family care: Parental leave for all new parents

More About Our Company

Add your equal employment opportunity (EEO) statement, a note about required background checks, and other things a candidate may want to know before applying.

We're committed to providing equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all candidates, without discrimination based on race, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws, including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Following the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, all new hires must verify their identity and eligibility to work in the United States.

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