Director of Commercial Construction Grand Rapids,  MI
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Director of Commercial Construction

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Director of Commercial Construction
Grand Rapids,  MI
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Since 1978, Nugent Builders, Inc. has been designing, remodeling and constructing some of West Michigan’s most functional and beautiful homes, schools, and entertainment venues. With a focus on integrity, service, and quality workmanship, Nugent Builders is committed to working collaboratively with customers to have their construction dreams become reality.    

We are growing and looking for a Director of Commercial Construction to lead and develop our commercial construction presence and team and ensure all projects are completed safely and efficiently.

Here’s who we’re looking for:

  • An experienced construction leader with at least 5 years in the field, managing commercial projects both strategically and operationally. An in depth understanding of engineering, general contracting, estimating, project management, design, quality, scheduling, safety, and budgeting is required.
  • A motivating and involved manager to help guide and be a resource for our PMs, field teams and subs. Must have experience in building as well as developing and retaining a large team of experienced builders.
  • An organized and detailed business manager. We often have 20 or more projects in play at one time, so being able to communicate effectively, keep tabs on a multitude of things and prioritize well is key for success.
  • A driven and dynamic relationship developer who seeks out opportunities to represent Nugent in the community, network and negotiate with key stakeholders, and go after business opportunities. We are looking for someone with a proven track record of bringing commercial projects in the door.

Here’s what we’re offering:

  • The opportunity to work with a well-respected, stable and growing construction firm. While we are proud of our past, we are really excited about our future.
  • The opportunity to join a collaborative, close-knit and thriving team as a key member, where you can have a significant impact, working with some of the best and brightest minds in our area. We have very low turnover and our very talented team does great work.
  • Flexibility and local work. When you join Nugent Builders, you join our family. This family-first philosophy reminds us of what is important at the end of the day… and that’s why you’ll be able to be home nearly every night.
  • Variety and challenge. No such thing as a boring day here! Each day is new opportunity for you to make a positive impact on a project. 
  • Competitive salary and benefits package including health, dental, life and disability insurance. We are also proud to offer a retirement plan with company match, company vehicle and fuel card, and paid holidays and time off.

In summary, we’re looking for a go-getter who has the right balance of technical competence and interpersonal skills that is hungry to help Nugent exceed its customer’s expectations. If this sounds like you and you’re ready for an exciting challenge to your career, please apply online today!  If you’d like to learn more about the work we are doing, go to our website:

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