Buzz Oates

Vice President, Construction Services

Company Overview

Buzz Oates, one of the largest privately held development companies in the U.S., is looking for a dynamic, servant leader for its construction division. Founded in 1946 by Marvin “Buzz” Oates, the company has been in business for over 70 years. Buzz Oates is a vertically integrated, full service commercial real estate development and investment management company focused on value creation through development, land entitlement, construction, and asset management. The company is privately controlled and extremely well capitalized. The company controls over 23 million square feet of industrial, office and retail properties and over 2,700 acres of developable land. On average, we building 1.5 million square feet of speculative industrial product per year. The ideal candidate will lead the construction team by:

Leadership

  • Being a servant leader
  • Serving with excellence and humility
  • Finding the genius in others
  • Championing team members
  • Bringing out the best in others for the greater good
  • Demonstrate extensive experience in tilt-up concrete construction, tenant improvements, and prevailing wage jobs
  • Ensure all projects are completed safely, on time, within budget, and according to pre-established specifications and contractual terms
  • Champion the innovation of our construction practices as building design/means and methods evolve
  • Set high expectations for customer service through excellent project management, scheduling, estimating, negotiating, and tenant relationships
  • Maintain, strengthen, and grow superior subcontractor relationships to achieve great working partnerships, efficiency, and quality
  • Forecast construction pipeline annually and re-forecast quarterly
  • Budget construction division sales, expenses, net income
  • Provide quarterly variance reports
  • Oversee project estimating, cost, and schedule reporting
  • Anticipate staffing needs and assignments for current and planned projects
  • Report on all construction activity to executive management

Construction Expertise

  • Demonstrate extensive experience in tilt-up concrete construction, tenant improvements, and prevailing wage jobs
  • Ensure all projects are completed safely, on time, within budget, and according to pre-established specifications and contractual terms
  • Champion the innovation of our construction practices as building design/means and methods evolve
  • Set high expectations for customer service through excellent project management, scheduling, estimating, negotiating, and tenant relationships
  • Maintain, strengthen, and grow superior subcontractor relationships to achieve great working partnerships, efficiency, and quality

Budgeting and Forecasting

  • Forecast construction pipeline annually and re-forecast quarterly
  • Budget construction division sales, expenses, net income
  • Provide quarterly variance reports
  • Oversee project estimating, cost, and schedule reporting
  • Anticipate staffing needs and assignments for current and planned projects
  • Report on all construction activity to executive management

Management

  • Develop, sustain, and model open, consistent, clear communication
  • Assess current policies and procedures, recommend positive change, implement, and ensure adherence to new policy
  • Hold team members accountable for their contribution to the company’s success in a professional and positive manner
  • Develop individual team members according to their unique strengths
  • Hold regular one-on-one meetings, perform annual reviews and quarterly goal updates

Education

BS – Construction Management
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Benefits

Buzz Oates offers a great work culture with an open space work environment in a Class A office building in Downtown Sacramento, close to the area’s top destination entertainment centers. We offer a full benefit package: health, dental, vision, EAP, LTD, parking, as well as a matching 401(k) program and education reimbursement.

Apply

Email resume and cover letter to jobs@buzzoates.com