Assistant Land Development Manager

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Hopper Communities is focused on creating vibrant modern communities in exceptional neighborhoods. Our team is strong, passionate, and collaborative. Learn more at hoppercommunities.com.

Overview:
The successful candidate will work with internal departments, providing construction input and knowledge for projects during land acquisition, land development, and construction. Oversee installation of offsite and onsite improvements. Deliver improved lots to support new home building operations.

Responsibilities:
•Assist with land acquisition feasibility studies, analyzing potential risks and development costs.
•Help create development budgets for offsite, onsite, and lot improvements including administering and maintaining budgets through the entire life cycle of a project.
•Ensure due diligence work is completed prior to the expiration of the contingency period.
•Participate in design coordination and value enhancement meetings for demo, grading, improvement, joint trench, and landscape/amenity plans.
•Manage and coordinate the creation and assembly of bid documents including plans, specifications, reports, scopes of work, and schedules.
•Help manage the processing of contracts, purchase orders, change orders, and maintain accurate back-up ensuring timely completion of process.
•Finalize and distribute the development schedule in conjunction with company goals.
•Ensure all OSHA, health, and safety guidelines, codes, SWPPP, BMP’s, and municipality laws are followed by all employees, subcontractors, and customers throughout the life of the project.
•Manage and coordinate the installation and maintenance of all stormwater prevention and BMP’s throughout the life of the project.
•Coordinate subcontractors and inspectors for completion of land development milestones, including meeting with jurisdiction and agency officials as needed to maintain schedule and budget.
•Ensure timely completion of land development activities and successful opening of community and receipt of occupancy approval by all agencies having jurisdiction.
•Provide support to construction throughout the project life cycle including inspection of projects for quality control, safety, and SWPP.
Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
•Minimum 2 years of demonstrated experience in Land Development and/or Construction in the homebuilding industry; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
•Demonstrated experience in the homebuilding industry and general knowledge of residential infrastructure and home construction.
•Engineering or Land Planning experience in the development industry
•Understand residential building industry, municipality building codes, regulations, construction plans, and maps.
•Must have an understanding of subcontractor’s duties and knowledge of soil conditions, grading, and survey.
•Requires the ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal) with internal team members, external agencies and municipalities, consultants, and subcontractors.
•Highly organized with the ability to handle a multitude of projects simultaneously.
•Must have problem-solving, prioritizing abilities, and interpersonal skills.
•Ability to adhere to strict deadlines and work under pressure.
•Must execute tasks in an efficient manner without sacrificing quality.
•Valid unrestricted Driver’s License; vehicle insurance.

To apply:
Please send your resume and cover letter to mdarst@hoppercommunities.com

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