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Director of Production

Saint Louis, MO
Director of Production
About NewGround:
NewGround is the industry thought leader in strategy, innovative design, and project management, and has been for over 100 years. We help financial institutions master the power of their space to create the next generation workplace and retail solutions. NewGround's operational headquarters is in Saint Louis and we maintain offices in Chicago, Honolulu, and Waterloo, Ontario, with a regional presence throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Primary responsibilities are to manage the production of construction documents and specifications, arrange for outside consulting services and lead their management, maintain business objectives and coordinate the work of the Construction Administrators.
General Skills:
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Expertise in Revit and AutoCAD required
  • Ability to coordinate multiple projects
 Primary Responsibilities:
  • Assign and schedule production and engineering staff
  • Develop and maintain construction document delivery schedules
  • Quality control of documents
  • Negotiate the fees with selected consultants and manage their work and schedules
  • Submit for building permit and arrange for special inspection services
  • Oversee the construction administration phase and maintain a working relationship with the Build core
  • Develop production standards
  • Assist in staff procurement
  • Monitor and maintain department profitability
  • Minimal travel required
  • Self-starter, team player/coach
  • Maintain strong relationship with the team and client throughout the duration of the project
 Education and Experience Prerequisites:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture or related field required
  • 10-15 years of professional experience in Architecture required
  • Architecture License required
  • Expertise in Revit and AutoCAD required
  • LEED accreditation is preferred
Location: St. Louis, MO (Chesterfield)

About NewGround video: https://www.newground.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/NG_2019IdentityVideo_V3_4.mp4
Why Our People Love Working at NewGround:
  • NewGround values having fun while doing what you love. That is evidenced by the fact that almost 25 of our 125 employees have been with NewGround for 10 - 38 years.
  • We understand the importance of an employee’s first week, first month, and first year. Because of this, we’ve created multiple new-hire experiences, including a special learning program, to help our new hires feel equipped to succeed. Our new team members get the chance to hear the NewGround story from members of the leadership team both, virtually and in person.
  • We celebrate many employee milestones, including a ceremony celebrating the day you started with the company and an annual service awards banquet where we provide the opportunity to learn about our fellow team members.
  • We recognize how important career development is to our employees and offer opportunities for growth and advancement.
  • NewGround recognizes that it’s key to strike a balance between work life and home life and places an emphasis on supporting our employees’ balanced lifestyle.
  • We pride ourselves in our commitment to the community. Our offices in Chesterfield, Chicago, and Toronto continuously find new ways to get involved whether it be through hosting blood drives, building homes with Habitat for Humanity, building in the Dominican Republic, friendly fundraising competitions across all offices, or through our annual United Way campaign.
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NewGround’s reputation for integrity, creativity, quality, and results is the basis of our renowned status in the industry. We offer a competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience and an outstanding Employee Benefits Package to promote wellness, work/life balance and financial security for our valued team.  
Qualified candidates should apply online at https://careers.newground.com/careers/3575-NewGround/jobs/13578383-Director-of-Production/?host=careers.newground.com.
NewGround is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Visit us at www.newground.com.
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