Director of Construction in Phoenix, AZ at Pinnacle

Date Posted: 1/3/2020

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Location: Regional Office - Las Vegas, NV
*Note: This position will be based in Las Vegas but we are open to candidates in the Arizona market that are looking to relocate.


The Construction Director is responsible for providing construction management services within the assigned region including working with a large variety of Clients, Regional Property Managers, Business Managers, Vendors, as well as other corporate and site staff on construction, structural and renovation projects.



  • Prepare and present upcoming proposed projects for both existing and new clients.
  • Ensure that all code requirements comply with laws or rules of the state including regulatory agencies.
  • Under the supervision of the Vice President, ensure that all Pinnacle region(s) and its properties -Repairs, Renovations, & Paint practices are in accordance with EPA regulatory requirement (state/federal) rule and laws for Lead Based Paint.
  • Ensure all applicable permits and documentations are prepared properly and filed accordingly.
  • Address corrective notices issued by the inspecting authority, ensure corrective action, compliance and meet time guidelines set forth by the issuing authority.
  • Complete reports required by management within the time frame dictated.
  • Must have knowledge of pertinent building or any code(s) associated with assigned projects.
  • Responsible for the collection and oversight of bids for capital projects as requested.
  • Provide written record of job progress, maintain up-to-date records of drawings and specification changes, shop drawings, samples, operating manuals, testing records, and job progress photos. Job’s will be delivered to the owner upon completion or on a monthly basis.
  • Track invoices and collections for the construction management department.
  • Responsible for an analysis of each contract including the set up or the monitoring of the project accounting system for date costs, payment status and cash flow.
  • Responsible for evaluation and assessment of budgets as requested.
  • Responsible for monitoring, maintaining, and updating all paperwork required.
  • Attend budget meetings with the client and Regional Property Managers when necessary.
  • Work alongside the Regional Property Manager on current and upcoming capital renovation projects.
  • Available during normal business hours to advise on-site staff, Regional Property Manager's, Vendors, and other peers as needed on various maintenance and renovation projects.
  • Available after normal business hours for major emergencies if needed.
  • Assist with client communication and tours as needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Job Requirements


  • Extensive knowledge of renovation and property operations.
  • Must understand the concept of value engineering.
  • Demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Must be able to perform basic math, and apply mathematical concepts to practical situations.
  • Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, draw conclusions and offer viable solutions.
  • Must be detail oriented, and able to focus with regular or unscheduled interruptions within an office environment.
  • Proficiency in Word, Excel and email system communication.
  • Estimating and project management software experience

Highly experienced in verbal and people management skills.



  • Associate degree in Construction Management or equivalent experience. Bachelor’s degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 7-10 years construction related experience is required including multifamily renovation and Capex budgeting and execution.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Experience in writing and maintaining budgets.
  • Computer literate, including Microsoft Office Suite and/or property management software.
  • Must be detail oriented and able to focus with frequent interruptions.
  • Maintains confidence and protects operations of business by keeping information confidential.



  • Demonstrated ability in managing, contracting, analysis and preparation of the renovating/contracting.



  • Ability to operate in an open work area with moderate everyday noise.
  • Ability to work from multiple locations.
  • Ability to perform other duties as required.



The physical demands characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions).

  • Ability to frequently, and sometimes for long periods of time, sit, stand, climb and descend stairs, walk, extend arms and hands forward and overhead, using fingers to grasp, and carry.
  • Must be able to bend, crouch, kneel, or stoop on occasion.
  • Must be able to lift and carry up to 35 pounds.
  • Must have up-close and distance.





  • Must be able to travel regularly within the region as required to perform the job functions.