Director of Construction- Charleston


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Director of Construction- Charleston Charleston SC

Title: Exciting Opportunity: Director of Construction – Charleston, SC

Are you an accomplished leader in construction management with extensive experience overseeing commercial and multi-family projects? Our client is seeking a dynamic Director of Construction to join their team in Charleston, SC. If you have 12+ years of experience managing projects with budgets of $20 million or more, we want to hear from you!

About Us: Our client is a reputable real estate development and construction company dedicated to excellence in delivering high-quality commercial and multi-family projects. With a strong commitment to innovation, integrity, and client satisfaction, our client is at the forefront of shaping communities and creating lasting impacts.

Position Overview: As the Director of Construction, you will play a key role in leading and overseeing all aspects of construction operations in Charleston, SC. You will provide strategic direction, manage project teams, and ensure the successful execution of projects, with a focus on safety, quality, and budget adherence.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide strategic leadership and direction for all construction activities, including planning, budgeting, scheduling, and execution.
  • Oversee the selection and management of subcontractors, suppliers, and vendors to ensure the successful delivery of projects.
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders, including development, design, and finance teams, to ensure alignment of project goals and objectives.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, consultants, and regulatory agencies to facilitate project success and promote business growth.
  • Monitor project performance, identify potential risks, and implement mitigation strategies to ensure projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Lead and mentor project teams, fostering a culture of excellence, collaboration, and continuous improvement.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Architecture, or related field.
  • Minimum of 12 years of experience in construction management, with a proven track record of successfully managing commercial and/or multi-family projects.
  • Extensive experience managing projects with budgets of $20 million or more.
  • Strong leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively manage teams and build relationships with stakeholders.
  • Proficiency in project management software and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • PMP or other relevant certifications/licenses are highly desirable.

Location: This position is based in Charleston, SC, a historic and vibrant city known for its rich culture, beautiful architecture, and thriving economy. With its coastal charm and dynamic business environment, Charleston offers an exceptional quality of life for residents and professionals alike.

Join our client’s team and make a meaningful impact on the construction landscape in Charleston. If you’re ready to take on a leadership role and drive success in construction, apply now!

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