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Director of Construction

Company: Omni Ecosystems
Location: Chicago
Posted on: November 23, 2020

Job Description:

Omni Ecosystems seeks a Director of Products & Construction to join our team on a full-time basis. The position is newly created, and plays a key role in Omni's mission. Candidates should adhere to high standards of excellence, communication, and accountability, and should be self-motivated, attentive to detail, and committed to our shared vision.
Omni has not previously had a staff member whose focus is oversight of the Omni Products & Construction. Through ingenuity, hard work, and robust collaboration, Omni has successfully delivered high-quality products and services. Now, the company has proven Omni's unique business model and has an ambitious growth plan, and we are accordingly creating a new leadership position.
About Us
Omni Ecosystems creates living infrastructure. We are a turnkey operation designing, manufacturing, constructing, and managing working landscapes that elevate the social, environmental and financial bottom lines. We identify and operate as problem-solvers, developing elegant solutions to complex ecological challenges in the built environment. Our success hinges on our diverse, hard-working team with expertise in innovative research & development, design and landscape architecture, construction management, landscape management, and ecosystem stewardship. Omni has a collaborative, team-oriented culture and workplace in which our multi-disciplinary team is encouraged to generate new ideas, push green technology forward, and disrupt staid patterns within the real estate, architecture/engineering, construction, and landscape industries.
Director of Products & Construction Description
Omni seeks an individual with the experience, skills, and passion to oversee material forecasting & logistics, construction planning & operations, safety, and team management. This position will also have limited project management duties for the next 18-24 months, and will participate in the strategic leadership group within the firm. The Director oversees the team that carries out Omni's product and construction projects, which include growing media, on-grade and on-structure irrigation systems, drainage for on-structure and on-grade ecosystems, plantings, pavers, metal edging, green facade and living wall systems and associated anchoring systems, and more. A successful Director is a self-starter and problem-solver, attentive to details, a clear and proactive communicator, and experienced in logistics, construction, and staff management. The Director is a central and critical member of Omni Construction team, and works from the Omni office in Chicago with occasional travel to project sites in Chicago and nationwide.
Qualifications
Bachelor's degree
10 or more years progressively-responsible experience in construction material supply & logistics and/or construction project management
Excellent prioritizing, time management, and organizational skills
Excellent verbal and written communication
Excellent attention to detail
Experience in software including AutoCAD, time tracking, CRM, Adobe Acrobat, BlueBeam Revu, Google Suite, and Microsoft Suite
Enthusiastic commitment to multidisciplinary and team-focused environment
Preference given to candidates with OSHA 10-Hour Construction, OSHA 30-Hour Construction, or similar safety certification
Positive attitude and good sense of humor
Responsibilities
Oversee successful planning and fulfillment of products and construction projects for the Omni Products and Omni Construction disciplines
Carry out material forecasting & logistics for the Omni Products and Omni Construction disciplines
Manage staff within the Omni Products and Omni Construction disciplines, including Project Managers, Superintendents, Warehouse & Yard Manager, and Crew
Oversee and ensure safety at Omni and Omni project sites
Review, approve, and prepare submittals, shop drawings, as-built drawings, MSDS, LEED, SSSPs, warranties, close-out documents, pay applications, change orders, and other project management documents
Draft, review, approve, update, and carry out-tasks listed on projects' fully executed contracts and any change orders
Draft, review, approve, monitor, and update project management documents and tools
Review and understand contract obligations, and communicate contract obligations to Omni project team members
Achieve discipline and project budget objectives
Coordinate with Omni Controller and client financial contact to ensure all accounting documentation is accurate and timely submitted
Communicate and coordinate with clients to ensure successful fulfillment of projects
Oversee coordination of project schedules and logistics internally and externally
Oversee safe installation of Omni products and quality control for Omni's projects
Create AutoCAD drawings, such as shop drawings, construction details, in-house Omni construction documents, and as-built drawings
Adhere to Omni AutoCAD standards
Understand technical aspects of basic building components including roofing, plumbing, electrical and structural principles and details related to Omni products and projects, and communicate those with client and design/construction team to ensure proper Omni installation
Calculate and design irrigation systems
Review and interpret architectural drawings, specification sets, and shop drawings
Monitor project progress and conditions by visiting Omni project sites before and during installation
Prioritize safety, efficiency, and effectiveness in all decision making
Generate, review and approve project schedules, safety plans, hoisting, and logistics plans
Review, approve, source and issue purchase orders for all materials
Manage project complications with calm, measured and professional conduct
Source, negotiate, and generate work orders for Omni partner installers and subcontractors nationwide
Train staff as needed
Complete other tasks as needed to successfully complete projects on time, on budget, and according to Omni's quality standards
Salary and Benefits
Omni offers competitive compensation commensurate with experience. Health, dental, and vision insurance and 401k are also available to eligible employees.
Apply
If you are a dedicated professional and manager who excels at collaboration and meets the above qualifications, then please send your CV to Brita Bednar at info@omniecosystems.com.
At Omni, we welcome and encourage diversity in the workplace. We know that an inclusive environment benefits our employees, our firm, and our community. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
For more info about Omni visit www.omniecosystems.com

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