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Director of Construction - Ohio

Job Location

Columbus, OH

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Published Date

May 25, 2023 at 2:00:00 PM

About the job

SHYFT is a Plan, Design, Build company with offices in Columbus, Ohio, Des Moines, Iowa, and Phoenix, Arizona. We are built around our drive to discover our clients’ “Why” to help them achieve their goal. We provide our clients A Better Way to A Better Space. We are a creative problem-solving culture where each team member goes beyond their traditional practice to influence projects from beginning to end.

Our team of architects, interior designers, construction managers, project managers, and owner’s representatives provide an unbiased and well-rounded perspective that allows our team to create custom solutions for our clients.

SHYFT is searching for a Director of Construction in our Columbus, Ohio, office. A successful candidate will focus on expanding our market presence in Central Ohio with preconstruction and construction delivery of design/build services, including our internal and third party development projects. The Director of Construction will work to grow and mentor our team of construction professionals.


  • Design, preconstruction, and construction management on commercial construction project initiatives acting on behalf of the owner, managing the design and construction team members.

  • Responsible for general project oversight including scope, schedule, budget, quality, communications, procurements, team building, and risk.

  • Communication responsibilities including documentation of project decisions and correspondence, conducting project meetings, and preparation of project status reports.

  • Responsible for creating and monitoring project schedules and budgets.

  • Oversee activities of vendors, subcontractors and design professionals.

  • Maintain accurate and consistent electronic files and project documentation.

  • Prepare AIA contract documentation and formal project close-out documentation.

  • Develop and perform internal controls for team assigned to a project.

  • Prepare, develop, and solicit bid packages.

  • Provide oversight, mentorship, and monitoring to less experienced team members.

  • Engage in company business development initiatives in Central Ohio and additional new markets.


You are invited to submit a cover letter and resume to:



  • 15+ years of experience in Construction Management or related fields

  • Experience with single family, multi-family, commercial, TI, renovations, and ground-up construction

  • Strong analytical skills and leadership in financial modeling and project scheduling

  • Interpersonal skills with the ability to interact with all stakeholders (clients, vendors, contractors, partners, team members, etc.)

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Project

  • Degree from an accredited institution with a preference toward Construction Management, Engineering, Real Estate, or related field

  • Located in Columbus, OH


For this position, we offer a flexible work culture, annual salary, multiple bonus opportunities, and a competitive benefits package.

A few benefit highlights include:

  • Paid holidays (Total of nine days - New Year’s Day, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving/Day after Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve/Christmas, plus one floating holiday)

  • Paid personal time - Three weeks/year with the ability to gain additional PTO

  • Annual membership dues for professional registrations, as applicable

  • Flexible technology, including hardware and software programs required to do your best work

  • Company-provided parking

  • Ultimate flexible work schedule with work/life blend

  • Competitive healthcare or a stipend option

About us

At SHYFT Collective, our mission is to provide integrated real estate, design, and construction services that help people and organizations navigate real estate change with confidence.


Columbus, OH, USA

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