Construction Manager - South Hillsborough and Manatee Area


Highland Homes, a successful Florida home builder, is now hiring a Construction Manager! The Construction Manager is responsible for and will be held accountable for the timely completion of each job and ensure that they are constructed in strict accordance with plans, specifications, and local codes. The Construction Manager shall schedule all subcontractors and venders, as well as ensure their completion of work within time allowed. Conflicts or revisions to the plan shall be communicated to their Area Production Manager (APM) and the plans coordinator for mutual resolution, prior to execution of work that deviates from the approved plans. The Construction Manager shall enforce job site quality control programs to ensure quality completion of construction. The Construction Manager does not have authority to engage in monetary agreements (subcontracts, change orders, work authorizations). All request for monetary agreements must be communicated to the APM for consideration prior to work performed. The Construction Manager will enforce safety requirements outlined in the safety program and all SWPPP protocols. The CM reports directly to his/ her APM.

This is a salary position with regular hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and requires the ability to travel to assigned job sites throughout Central Florida, specifically the South Hillsborough and Manatee Area. Candidates must live in Central Florida or be willing to relocate to Central Florida for consideration. 


Responsibilities Include:

  • Schedule subcontractors and vendors in the critical paths to ensure timely completion 
  • Perform quality control duties and assign responsibilities regarding the work to be performed
  • Be present on all concrete pours to verify usage, quality of concrete and finish, waste, and callbacks.
  • Ensure that each job starts and completes properly in a timely and quality way.
  • All jobs released into drywall and stucco stages must be free of deficiencies prior to proceeding into these stages.
  • Communicate with assigned Construction Services personnel in reference to Concrete Logs, Variance PO request, Material Submittals, Utilities issues and Permitting and CO items. Always copy your APM on all correspondence.
  • Monitor all variance and budgeted cost and be accountable to them.
  • Ensure all materials and products are handled in a safe and protective manner. Report issues to your APM and trade/ vendor responsible, if abused.
  • Verify all job related documents are accurate and correct prior to vertical construction. This includes but not limited to: plat, plot plan, permit, field plans and color sheet.
  • Ensure that subcontractor is fully executing and complying with his contracted scope of work.
  • Coordinate required inspections with local jurisdictions and/or 3rd party inspectors.
  • Identify subcontractor non-compliance with safety, health, and environmental quality standards.
  • Identify conflicts in construction progress and communicate them to your APM for resolution within 48 hrs.
  • Maintain production schedule by updating daily the activities on the jobsite.
  • Perform CM duties at multiple job sites, simultaneously.
  • Ensure subcontractor has corrected all deficiencies identified by yourself and/or APM, RPM, DoP.
  • Walk all jobs daily, every room visited, to monitor activities and assist in proactive planning.
  • Implement direction given from construction management: APM, RPM, and/or DoP.
  • Ensure that all job sites are always kept in a clean and organized manner.
  • Perform quality control checkpoints so no “good over bad” is happening and final QC Checklist is 100% complete.
  • Quality Checklist must be complete and approved by your APM prior to buyers 1st orientation. This must been done in a proactive way so not to stop and start a process.
  • Complete all assigned functions, such as po approval, schedule updates, reporting safety or theft items and weekly report updates, etc. by the deadline stated for each.  


  • Provide direction to and resolve problems amongst multiple subcontractors and vendors.
  • Ability to identify deficient work and provide resolution in a timely manner.
  • Communicate using the following: telephone, fax/ scan machine, written logs, email, computer, IPhone/ IPad devices.
  • Ability to read blueprints, truss engineering packets, plot plans and plats.
  • Endurance and ability to visit all job sites and can perform daily task without limitations. Must be able to travel to the jobsite(s) as assigned.
  • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas. Finally, be coachable.
  • Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.
  • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently; Plans for additional resources; Organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; Develops realistic action plans.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner and strives to increase productivity.
  • Safety/ Security (community health & safety) – Observes & reports potentially unsafe conditions & keeps communities secure.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Is consistently at work and on time; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Dress code – Denim jeans, dress pants or denim/dress shorts with pockets, no holes, with company logoed-collared shirt shall be worn. Appropriate type of shoes shall be worn with pants or shorts.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; Commits to extended hours of work when necessary to reach goals.
  • Initiative - Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
  • Employee Handbook - must be followed and abided by.
  • Finally, promote our mission “To deliver the American dream through the excitement and empowerment of our dedicated team members and create the most satisfying home buying experience on earth


  • Competitive salary and bonus 
  • Monthly vehicle allowance 
  • Health, dental, and life insurance 
  • 401K matching 
  • Holidays, vacation, and paid time off 
  • Semi-annual team building events and activities 
  • Opportunity for advancement 

Cover Letter: Please let us know, in addition to the experience outlined on your resume, why you will be a valuable member of the Highland Homes team.

Job Type: Full-time

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