Zekelman Industries

  • Director Of Construction

    Job Locations US-MI-Troy
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Salaried Full-Time
  • Job Description




    Zekelman Industries is searching for a Director of Construction for our Z Modular division in Troy, MI. This construction professional will have significant experience managing teams on multiple projects.   This position will be a key member of our team and will have the opportunity for substantial growth   




    • 15+ years of experience in the construction industry with a focus on managing all phases of construction projects
    • Help prepare estimates/budgets (conceptual, schematic, design development, construction).
    • Manage and oversee direct reports (project managers) with the ability to delegate responsibilities
    • Negotiate subcontractor agreements and other trades on project sites while keeping costs within budgets.
    • Assume responsibility for special projects as directed by management.
    • Coordinate with project managers, engineering, purchasing and production to ensure project is delivered on time and on budget.
    • Oversee the progress of projects once awarded to ensure customer satisfaction.
    • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Modular construction experience a plus, but not required.
    • Successful candidate will be not only technically competent, but will be also a key part of our sales process (eventually having the ability to develop and maintain major clients).
    • Must be able to travel up to 50% of the time annually.





    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


    Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in a team environment.


    Professionalism and Interpersonal Skills - Displays maturity and focuses on problem resolution; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.  Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.


    Oral and Written Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.  Writes clearly and informatively; Presents numerical data effectively.


    Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed. 

    Physical Demands- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

    Education and/or Experience:

    Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or fifteen or more years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Computer Skills:

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Accounting software; Inventory software; Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.


    Compensation will be commensurate with experience, and will include a bonus plan and competitive benefits package.



    Zekelman Industries offers competitive compensation and excellent benefits, including low cost, high quality medical and dental benefits.  In addition, we have an amazing tuition assistance program, a bonus plan, a 401(k) plan with a generous company match, immediate vesting and much more.



    We are Zekelman Industries.


    We manufacture superior quality tubular and related products, and provide outstanding service for our valued customers.


    We seek to continuously advance the skills and opportunities of our employees, utilizing the latest technology and management tools available to consistently increase profitability and the enterprise value of Zekelman Industries and of our customers.



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