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Land Development Manager

Company: J.F. Shea
Location: Camarillo
Posted on: June 7, 2021

Job Description:


The Land Development Manager is responsible for all aspects of land development within a specified region.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1.0 Supervise, motivate, provide training and coach a team of assigned Offsite Superintendents and Assistant Superintendents. If assigned.

2.0 Allocate assigned Supervision and trade manpower to appropriate communities to achieve required quality, budget and schedule.

3.0 Travel required to oversee offsite operations within the division. This includes the areas in Ventura County. This could also include areas of Los Angeles County.

4.0 Create and establish land development schedules. Monitor the offsite construction progress. Provide a weekly progress report.

5.0 Establish, monitor, and utilization of consistent processes for assigned communities.

6.0 Assist with the establishment and maintenance of processes land development.

7.0 Involvement and onsite oversight for the assigned offsite construction projects.

8.0 Insure, schedule, initiate, participate, and/or assign manpower to conduct the Offsite Value Engineering process and Constructability review process for appropriate offsite construction tasks.

9.0 Establish and develop a partnership relationship with offsite TradePartners in collaboration with the and Community Development Managers.

  1. Coordinate and communicate TradePartner performance from the supervision team to the Community Development Managers or others that are conducting the offsite purchasing.

  2. Contribute as a team member to the offsite purchasing process in the assembly and review of offsite construction specification and scopes of work along with bid analysis.

  3. Oversee incident log for assigned communities and insure proactive communication of change orders, field purchase orders, and budget overages. Also work with the Community Development Manager or others to analyze land development bids and contract awards.

  4. Participate with the Community Manager and/or assign manpower to participate in pre-bid meetings for offsite construction tasks.

  5. Work closely with Community Development to insure constant communication between the team of Community Development Managers and the supervision team.

  6. Work closely with Community Development to update offsite budgets and cash flows.

  7. Instill and build teamwork mindset with Community Managers, Onsite Field Managers and Sales and Marketing.

  8. Directly communicate and coordinate with Onsite Construction Managers and Onsite Superintendents regarding offsite construction delivery and turnover to homebuilding.

  9. Work directly with the Operations Department management to determine any work that will be required of the On-site superintendents to complete the land development.

  10. Provide and/or assign manpower to support land acquisition due diligence investigation including identification of offsite construction issues, offsite budget review, offsite schedule review.

  11. Conduct field supervision on assigned communities when necessary due to project needs

  12. Conduct plan reviews to determine the best engineering and installation methods.

  13. Assist in the bidding of land development work. This includes the review of bid spreads and assist in the recommendation for the awarded contractor.

  14. Assist the Community Development Vice President in reviewing sites that are under review in due diligence by the division. Review to include review of physical site, assist with the creation of a land development budget, assist with the creation of a land development schedule.

Other duties/projects as assigned.

Performance Standards

1.0 Conduct field visits to each active offsite project every week or as determined necessary.

2.0 Monitor and verify Superintendents' and trades adherence to standards.

3.0 Monitor project files and documentation through turnover process.

4.0 Attend/schedule constructability meetings for assigned offsite projects.

5.0 Attend project team meetings once per month.

6.0 Conduct performance development 1-on-1's monthly with any direct reports.

7.0 Monitor field operations for compliance to Shea Environmental Policies.

8.0 Monitor field operations for compliance to Shea Safety Practices.

9.0 Provide supervision for assigned site development

10.0 Provide assistance in creation of overall project schedule. Consult with trades, community manager and offsite supervision to create schedules for the land development of a new community.

11.0 Monitoring of land development budget.

12.0 Monitor schedule for adherence. Assist the Superintendents in developing alternatives to schedule delays.


1.0 7 years minimum field supervision experience in large scale Mass Grading/Offsite Construction.

2.0 3 years minimum office management and administrative experience.

3.0 Extensive knowledge of civil and soils engineering principle.

4.0 Extensive knowledge and experience with all offsite construction tasks.

5.0 Experience in land acquisition due diligence.

6.0 College degree preferred.

7.0 General Contractor's B or A License preferred.


1.0 Ability to lead, manage, supervise, motivate and coach assigned associates.

2.0 Ability to work, think, and make independent decisions.

3.0 Ability to complete quality projects on schedule and within budget.

4.0 Ability to interface with a variety of personalities.

5.0 Excellent communication and presentation skills.

6.0 Excellent negotiation skills - a win-win mindset.

7.0 Ability to read, interpret, and troubleshoot plans.

8.0 Administration, scheduling, time management, priority settings, and follow up a must.

9.0 Ability to work well under pressure and to juggle multiple projects and priorities.

  1. Adaptability - ability to work in a changing environment.

  2. Computer skills including Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel, MS Project.

Professional Performance Standards

Responsible and accountable for executing the specific responsibilities listed above in complete conformance with goals, expectations and schedule commitments of the Division.

Physical Demand/Work Environment

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate 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 associate is regularly required to talk and hear. The associate frequently is required to walk, and sit, and occasionally is required to stand. The associate must occasionally lift and/or move up to approximately 25 pounds.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet to moderate.

Professional Development Statement

This position is expected to maintain a program for his/her own professional development and shall do so by creating, maintaining, and executing his/her Professional Development Plan per company standards

Keywords: J.F. Shea, Camarillo , Land Development Manager, Other , Camarillo, California

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