Construction Jobs Network | Director of Project Development Water | Jacksonville | FL
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Company : The Haskell Company
Job Title :

: Director of Project Development Water

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Job Category : Design Build Firms- EPC
Job Location : Jacksonville - FL
Job Description :
The Water Division is seeking a strong seller/doer with extensive experience with Water projects/clients to serve as a Project Director (PD). The PD is responsible for the job profit and client satisfaction throughout the project as well as after completion. The PD is accountable for all aspects of project performance, including business development, design, construction, financial, scheduling, quality, contractual and administrative. He or she is also responsible for maintaining balance and equity between design and construction on assigned projects.


Assembles and leads proposal response team and develops proposal strategy and budget. Manages and coordinates response efforts for RFQ, RFP and preparation of proposals.

Writes/reviews/edits proposal content.

Reviews/edits design, scope, drawings, specifications, cost estimates and schedules.

Establishes price and fees.

Leads presentation of proposal and prospect follow-up.

Negotiates contract terms with client.


Directs preparation of conceptual estimate and periodic revisions thereto.

Develops procurement and delivery strategy and schedules. Authorizes advance procurement of long-lead items where advantageous, securing client authorization as necessary.

Leads design kick-off meeting. Directs overall project design and permitting activities, working through A/E Project Principal. Assures that conceptual estimate is used as a basis for project design. Leads client design review meetings. Reviews drawings and specifications prior to each issuance.

Establishes broad, overall strategy for construction. Approves construction project management organization and assignment of key individuals. Orients Construction Project Manager, when assigned, to project objectives, strategies and client relationship.

Directs preparation of, and approves, all schedules including design schedule, master project schedule, and construction progress schedule, and periodic schedule revisions. Makes key decisions affecting schedule, consulting with client as appropriate.

Directs preparation of and approves detailed cost estimate. Assists in resolution of discrepancies or conflicts between conceptual and detailed estimates.

Participates in construction kick-off meeting.

Reviews project status, budget and schedule with Construction Project Manager on a regular basis. Participates in client changes and negotiations as needed. Approves initial billing Schedule of Values. Reviews Summary Cost Reports.

Visits project site periodically. Solicits client feedback.


Leads team feedback and lessons learned session.

Develops post-completion client follow-up strategy, including major warranty/rectification items and pursuit of repeat business opportunities.

Baccalaureate degree in Construction Management, Engineering or related; engineering license preferred

Minimum of 10 years of experience with project design, management and finance with Water/ Wastewater projects

Must have proven skills in the following: team leadership, business, management, organization, interpersonal relationships, sales/presentation, time management, writing, communication, negotiation, estimating/pricing and scheduling

Must be a relationship builder

Expertise in managing resources, including budgets, schedules, people and materials in an environment of multiple, competing demands

Must understand and execute Haskells vision and our values of Team, Excellence, Service and Trust

Haskell is an Equal Opportunity Employer (Females/Minorities/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities)
Contact Information
Company : The Haskell Company
Company Description :
Haskell is Americas leading integrated design-build firm practicing in the general building and civil infrastructure markets. We are looking for an experienced professionals to join us at our Jacksonville, FL location.

Corporate and institutional clients, developers and public agencies repeatedly select Haskell on the basis of its consistent record of performance excellence. Founded over forty years ago, the company ranks among the foremost design-build organizations in the U.S.

Serving clients throughout the Western Hemisphere, Haskell provides complete planning, architectural, engineering, construction, program management, real estate, financing and facility management services on a single-responsibility basis. The companys expertise spans industrial, commercial, institutional, public and civil infrastructure projects.