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Madison, WI

Director of Pre-Construction Services

Division: Commercial
Employment Type: Full-Time
Job Description:

Tri-North Builders is seeking a Director of Pre-Construction Services to engage in all aspects of project development, including providing architectural design, for a variety of projects across the nation. This senior team member will be responsible for developing some of our most challenging and complex projects.

The Director will work closely with our business development and estimating teams in all phases of project development from schematic design through construction for a large variety of projects. The ideal candidate will have strong technical and creative design skills, be an excellent communicator, and capable of problem-solving. An ability to produce thorough construction documents and technical specifications, and solid construction administration experience are required.

Tri-North is a national general contractor consistently ranked as a best employer. We offer competitive wages and benefits including a 401(k) and employee stock ownership plan, along with an onsite childcare facility and many other amenities. We are a team-oriented equal opportunity employer with a focus on fostering an engaging culture where all team members are empowered to contribute to innovative solutions across departments.

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The ideal candidate will also exhibit significant skill and creativity in generating solutions of design ideas, both verbally and with visualizations, using a highly collaborative process and generate, coordinate and translate concepts into physical solutions.

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  • Must be self-motivated, detail-oriented, organized, and a problem-solving team player with strong work ethic
  • Must have a high level of personal and professional integrity.
  • Experienced in more than one area of construction (e.g. hospitality, retail, industrial, multi-family)
  • A customer-oriented seller/doer who understands how to deliver high quality work, sell Tri-North’s services, and grow the business.
  • Ability to understand, communicate, and incorporate the client’s business drivers
  • Formulation and maintenance of long-term relationships with clients and vendors
  •     Well-developed analytical skills, to include the ability to comprehend complex details of a project and fit those details into the larger theme of project success
  • Demonstrated understanding of constructability with the ability to be a creative thinker and problem solver
  • Ability to understand complex construction problems and propose innovative, non-standard solutions, using alternate materials, systems or methods.
  • Demonstrated ability in understanding the client and translating their need to a physical solution
  • Advanced ability to anticipate problems and proactively facilitate solutions
  • Familiarity and experience with common construction software and experience with AutoCAD, and 3D software such as Sketchup for use in schematic designs, Revit and scheduling or cost management software is a plus
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the building codes for both design functions and as a resource for staff
  • Registered Architect with 10-15 years of related experience

Candidate must be a Registered Architect with 10-15 years of related experience. We need an avid learner and problem-solver who is skilled at multi-tasking, and is ready, willing, and able to pitch in where needed. A team-oriented approach is a must.

Tri-North Builders Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and an employer whose employees are employed "at will".
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