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Project Coordinator II - Harriman, TN

Clayton Homes

Clayton Homes

Administration
Maryville, TN, USA
Posted on Tuesday, November 7, 2023
Why Clayton?
• A Berkshire Hathaway Company – an integrity-based organization offering unlimited career growth
• Full-time team members have the flexibility to create their own health, dental, and vision benefits package. Clayton provides competitive 401K programs including investment options and company matching for full and part time employees after one year to help our team members achieve their financial goals. Additional benefits include paid parental leave, Employee Assistance Programs, paid time off, paid holidays and more
• As part of Clayton’s commitment to Opening Doors to a Better Life, Clayton is now providing paid time for Team Members to volunteer to causes that are meaningful to them through the Clayton Impact program
• Clayton is proud to have earned spots on the following Forbes lists: America’s Best Employers, America’s Best Employers by State, Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women
• At Clayton, we encourage holistic wellness with physical, nutritional, social, financial, spiritual and occupational programs
• Home Centers are closed on Sundays – we believe in offering a balanced working environment
Clayton is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Clayton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

Project Coordinator II

The Construction Project Coordinator II is responsible for assisting the Project Manager by the coordination of aspects of multiple concurrent on-site construction projects within a defined customer base of our HouseSmart construction division. The position will collaborate with the Project Manager and Retail Home Centers after the sale of a home, supporting a turnkey project management solution by collecting project information and performing field inspections from project kickoff through subsequent stages of foundation design and installation, home assembly, and interior/exterior trim work. The position will collaborate frequently with internal and external construction/delivery/installation leaders or contractors to schedule the work required and verify contractor compliance with codes, requirements, best practices, plans, reports and safety. The Project Coordinator II will be the primary support to the Project Manager in delivering projects that result in high levels of quality in the finished project and high levels of satisfaction from our retail/vendor/contractor partners and most importantly, new homeowners. There is a responsibility to be a strong communicator, detail oriented, and highly organized. Good interpersonal skills and professionalism are essential.

Specific Duties:

Support project management activities for on-site construction projects within a defined customer base:

  • Coordinating work with resources, including HouseSmart resources and third-party contractors.

  • Inspect work or coordinate site inspection activities.

  • Present findings and recommendations to Project Manager for review.

  • Monitor Construction Progress daily and verify that work is delivered on time.

  • Conduct Final Inspections and assist PM with final contractor payout approval.

  • Assess required resources (equipment, skill workers, external contractors, etc.) necessary to complete projects.

  • Communicate with project stakeholders to ensure everyone is aligned.

  • Create a sense of confidence and trust with the client through open and ongoing communication.

  • Build and maintain relationships with individuals at all levels, internally and externally.

  • Manage project risks and issues by facilitating communication with Project Manager and stakeholders

  • Communicate project timelines, schedules and changes to all necessary parties in a timely and effective manner.

  • Coordinate with PM to manage challenges and changing dynamics (weather, resources, schedules) to make necessary and timely changes to project plans.

  • Evaluate quality of ongoing work and completed work in all stages of the project.

  • Assess internal and external contractor quality and communicate opportunities for improvement to PM.

  • Seek to continually refine and optimize project management processes.

Contractor Network Development and Management

  • Build strong relationships with established contractor network that is already utilized within the current customer base.

  • Communicate and maintain standards of work with contractor partners

  • Conduct training and certification efforts with established and potential contractor partners.

  • Assess ongoing contractor partner effectiveness and quality; provide findings and recommendations to the PM.

Additional Tracking and Reporting

  • Document and Maintain project activities and statuses within defined project management tools.

  • Provide input to PM for periodic reporting to HouseSmart leadership.

  • Provide input to PM for periodic reporting to Retail Home Centers within defined customer base

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Civil Engineering, or Mechanical Engineering is preferred.

  • Minimum of 3 years in land development, civil engineering or construction management is preferred.

  • Ability to support complex projects over multiple locations.

  • Ability to build relationships with appropriate local contractors and vendors.

  • Knowledge of land development principles that contribute to effective site plan preparation and execution is preferred. Knowledge should include basic soils science, surveying, estimating, grading, foundation plan and installation, etc.

  • Ability to aid in problem solving complex projects that involve changing dynamics.

  • Ability to learn and utilize project management software.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated strict attention to detail.

  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.

  • Ability to work in a team environment.

  • Motivated self-starter with a desire to learn.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word.

  • Ability to travel frequently within the defined geographic territory of operation. The majority of travel would take place within the workday but could involve infrequent overnight travel.

Physical Requirements:

This position works primarily in a manufactured home construction environment supporting the Project Manager and Retail Home Center with providing their customers with a fully installed home in most cases on raw land sites. While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works in outside weather conditions. The employee may lift and move more than 25 pounds. The employee occasionally works near moving heavy machinery and is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, extreme heat, extreme cold and environments which require the use of PPE to perform job functions safely.

Benefits:

  • A Berkshire Hathaway Company - an integrity-based organization offering unlimited career growth.

  • Full-time team members have the flexibility to create their own health, dental, and vision benefits package. We provide competitive 401K programs, including investment options and company matching for full and part time employees after one year to help our team members achieve their financial goals. Additional benefits include paid parental leave, Employee Assistance Programs, and more.

  • As part of Clayton’s commitment to Opening Doors to a Better Life, Clayton is now providing paid time for Team Members to volunteer to causes that are meaningful to them through the Clayton Impact program.

  • Clayton is proud to have earned spots on the following Forbes lists: America’s Best Employers, America’s Best Employers by State, Best Employers for Diversity, Best Employers for Women.

  • We encourage holistic wellness with physical, nutritional, social, financial, spiritual and occupational programs available online or in-person for team members.

  • Continuous training and professional development through e-learning and/or training seminars.

Clayton is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. Clayton is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.

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