Vice President of Construction in Charlotte, NC at Mill Creek Residential Trust, LLC

Date Posted: 1/15/2021

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Charlotte, NC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    1/15/2021

Job Description



Welcome to Mill Creek!  We’re glad you’re here!  At Mill Creek Residential, we believe that every associate is imperative to the success of our organization.  We believe in embracing our core values and in the power of People, Places and Relationships.

At MCRT the Vice of Construction will oversee a designated region’s multifamily construction program and be responsible for coordinating the office and field personnel in conjunction with the President of Construction. Additionally, this position will work closely with the MCRT Development Team and be responsible for supporting pre-construction activities, maintaining relationships with partners, lenders and consultants.



Essential Functions/Responsibilities

  • Manage the efforts of both MCRT construction teams and that of hired 3rd party General Contractors.
  • Manage all aspects of client reporting of project costs, schedule compliance and quality control using various types of reporting systems.
  • Participate in and take a leadership role in all aspects of the development, preconstruction and construction phases of projects.
  • Direct value engineering efforts to achieve efficiencies in construction costing.
  • Oversee the bidding process, selection of and negotiations with subcontractors and vendors.
  • Recruit, assign and manage as necessary, operations teams for multiple projects.
  • Ensure the various construction operations secure and maintain all required and necessary licensing and insurance.
  • Participate and play an active role in Executive and Management team building.
  • Maintain good and proper working relationships with Associates, Subcontractors, Vendors, Consultants, Investors, Lenders and other industry counterparts.
  • Manage the regional business unit as a separate division and be accountable for overall P&L, overhead and business operations.
  • Administer to, approve and oversee regional construction management team budgets including salaries and office expenses in accordance with MCRT policies and reporting requirements.
  • Meet with property management as necessary to ensure appropriate product turnover quality.
  • Prioritize and ensure compliance with MCRT safety and risk management policies and practices.
  • Provide leadership, direction and guidance in construction procedures, building codes, estimating, budgeting, scheduling and safety practices.
  • Taking a leadership role in responding immediately to emergencies and acts of God that may have impacted either projects under construction or completed
  • All other duties as assigned.


Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s or Post-graduate degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction or Business Management. Significant and applicable prior experience in a similar position may be considered in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of 15 years Construction experience including business operations and preconstruction
  • Career focused in the construction industry, particularly high density residential property development
  • Job Cost and Schedule Management
  • Prior Business Unit/Profit & Loss management experience is preferred.
  • Prior experience managing at least 4 to 6 direct reports and 2 to 4 projects simultaneously


Skills/Specialized Knowledge

  • Interact with and maintains a cooperative working relation associates, consultants, contractors and permitting authorities using poise and diplomacy
  • Ability to communicate well in English both written and verbally
  • Maintain a calm demeanor under stress
  • Written communications and presentations in a professional concise manner
  • Comfort in speaking before an audience with confidence using appropriate communication skills/style

About the Benefits of joining the Mill Creek Team

  • Competitive compensation
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision
  • Employer sponsored short and long term disability, Life and ADD insurance
  • 401k with employer matching
  • Paid time off benefits: Vacation, Sick, Holidays

Mill Creek is an Equal Opportunity Employer



Are you ready to contribute to the success of Mill Creek Residential?  If so, apply today and become part of an organization that believes in uncompromising integrity, celebrating successes, continuous improvement, and working hard, smart and together!