Director of Infrastructure Development

OVERVIEW:

Weller Development is seeking a Director of Infrastructure Development to manage a $200 Million portfolio of infrastructure development projects Port Covington. This is an exciting growth opportunity that will expose you to high-end and complex projects in Port Covington (south Baltimore) and eventually throughout the Baltimore-Washington, DC Area.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Report to Vice President of Development at Weller Development;
  • Lead Weller Development’s efforts to design, entitle, and construct innovative infrastructure projects to serve the Port Covington project;
  • Work to find creative solutions to complex and challenging issues that come with developing 14 Million square feet of buildings in a major city, on the waterfront;
  • Interface directly with the master planning, finance, and construction teams at Weller throughout the development process;
  • Engage with project stakeholders outside of Weller, including community partners, financial partners, and regulatory officials;
  • Participate in the selection process for consultant, preconstruction and contractor selection, when appropriate;
  • Provide executive level direction to project teams, including program managers, project managers, outside stakeholders, architectural and engineering design firms, various other consultants, and contractors, in the execution of Weller projects;
  • Create and be accountable for managing scope, budgets and schedules for large and complex development projects;
  • Ensure compliance with the Port Covington MOU through the RFQ/RFP process, contract negotiations, and contract management with designers, general contractors, third party inspectors, and all other consultants;
  • Remain current on innovative solutions to infrastructure challenges, as well as emerging technologies that will displace or mitigate traditional infrastructure requirements;
  • Mentor more junior members of the Weller Development team;
  • Additional responsibilities as determined by the Weller Development executive team.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or related field, or equivalent experience. Master’s degree in design, engineering management, or business is preferred, but not a requirement;
  • 10+ years of experience in the management and/or design of infrastructure projects in urban locations;
  • Detail oriented and highly organized, as evidenced by previous success in managing projects and/or organizations;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication.