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Iron Fish is seeking a Director of Construction to oversee a team of project managers in the Southeast region with a concentration in the Charlotte and/or Raleigh/Durham areas. The Director of Construction will oversee the daily management, coordination and oversight of multifamily unit renovation and capital improvement projects as well as business development within the region.



Direct Responsibility for the following activities:


  • Provide guidance, leadership and direction for the day-to-day operations of multiple projects simultaneously

  • Work closely and supervise project managers to oversee ongoing capital projects and multifamily unit renovations while monitoring compliance with contract documents and other regulations

  • Seek out and develop new business opportunities while maintaining successful client relationships to support the company’s growth and profitability

  • Responsible for overseeing the bidding process, bid comparisons, negotiations of contracts and purchase orders to ensure they are timely, in-scope, and compliant

  • Enforce and promote a safe jobsite per OSHA requirements and compliance with plans and specifications to mitigate risk

  • Create and manage project budgets throughout the life of the project

  • Monitor project completion to ensure adherence with plans and specifications as well as to company and owner objectives

  • Perform site visits and inspect progress of projects to ensure work is completed on time, within budget and with consistent quality

  • Assist with design tasks, including schematic drawings, construction drawings, specification sheets, and scope/price documents

  • Monitor and report on progress of the projects to ownership

  • Other duties as assigned by the President of Construction





  • 7-10 years construction management experience in multifamily construction/renovations

  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or related field

  • Strong team leadership skills and ability to delegate effectively

  • Comprehensive knowledge of construction codes and ordinances

  • Strong existing network of subcontractors and a proven business development track record

  • Skilled in executing detailed material take-offs and line-item budgets

  • Strong work ethic with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, meet deadlines and make decisions in a fast-paced environment  

  • Stellar record in the multifamily construction field

  • Proven project coordination skills for each stage of construction and renovation

  • Strong analytical problem-solving and costing skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with ability to confidently present to owners and clients

  • Perform functions efficiently and accurately with little direct supervision

  • Proficient in Builder Trend, Microsoft Office, Outlook and Adobe

  • Good driving record with ability to travel throughout the region


About Iron Fish Construction:

Iron Fish Construction is a full-service general contractor and leader in multifamily renovations and construction.  Established in 2017, Iron Fish’s Head of Construction and President is Forest Dalton.  Mr. Dalton brings over 30 years of industry expertise, and he has completed over $500 million of renovation and capital improvements in his career.  Iron Fish has deep industry relationships with all of the top national owners, asset knowledge and is adept at consistently executing projects throughout the Northeast, Mid-Atlantic, and the Carolinas.

Iron Fish provides due diligence services including budget and scope development, asset preservation, risk assessment inspections, and design.  Among the most common services that Iron Fish provides to its clients are:

  • Interior Unit Renovations

  • Student Housing Renovations

  • Property Common Area and Amenity Renovations

  • Exterior Re-paints

  • Exterior Stucco and Wood Replacement

  • Exterior Structural Repairs and Waterproofing

  • Window and Door Replacements

  • Roof Replacements

  • Carpentry Repairs

  • Balcony and Deck Re-builds

  • Building Systems Replacement

Our Mission: 

It is the mission of Iron Fish Construction to provide our clients with the stability and comfort that your project will be completed on time and to the highest standards of quality.  Furthermore, it is the mission of Iron Fish Construction to develop a world class general contracting platform that services institutional grade apartment owners throughout the east coast.

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