Director of Construction at Rex

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Founded and led by billion-dollar investment and operations company Founder and Executive Chairman, Peter Rex, Rex is looking for a Director of Construction to help lead construction efforts for our Austin based real estate investment company. As the Director of Construction, you are a results-oriented servant leader with extensive experience across many asset classes.   You will play a key role in the future growth of the company by taking on property due diligence activities, creating capital expenditure budgets, directing all phases of project management from bid to completion, and developing new business opportunities.  You are a strong communicator with experience managing owner and client relationships. You have strong business acumen and excel at writing business plans and assessing the highest and best use for different assets.

In year one you will be:

  • Overseeing capital projects from bid to completion
  • Directing the scope of work, evaluating bids, and negotiating construction contracts
  • Ensuring projects are completed on time and within budget
  • Optimizing construction and re-development projects and processes
  • Interacting with owners and clients to address any construction-related issues
  • Mentoring, guiding and leading construction teammates
  • Assisting with due diligence by forecasting capital expenditure budgets and projects
  • Writing business plans and recommending the highest/best use for assets under acquisition or redevelopment
  • Leading design teams and consultants to implement business plans

The ideal candidate has: 

  • A Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, preferably in civil engineering, construction engineering, architecture, construction management or a related field
  • 6-10 years of full cycle experience (initiation to closeout) on redevelopment, large development and multi-family projects
  • Experience leading multi-million dollar capital projects and building capital budgets dispersed across a wide geographic area
  • Knowledge of all aspects of design and construction
  • The ability to work productively with customers and vendors in all departments
  • Strong communication skills, both written and oral
  • A proven track record interfacing with owners in a third party capacity

Before you apply review these resources to better understand our culture and mission:

  • Rex ecosystem initiatives
  • Peter Rex writing in WSJ about moving Rex from Seattle to Austin
  • Peter Rex on Fox Business
  • Peter Rex on Bloomberg Radio
Our compensation & benefits package is designed to reward long-term career growth.Your total compensation can and should grow as you progress with the company.  We evaluate performance and provide direct feedback to all teammates throughout the year, and ensure that compensation matches the role and performance. In addition, we offer the following:
  • Coaching and stretch assignments that will test your limits
  • Competitive salary and equity awards
  • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
  • 401(k) retirement plan

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages

Location

We are currently renovating our headquarters downtown, near UT. In the meantime, we are working out of one of the apartment properties that Rex owns.

An Insider's view of Rex

What’s the vibe like in the office?

The vibe at Rex is "Austin chill". We are a mix of laid-back, determined individuals who all have a quirky side that melds well together. Each day is filled with hilarious banter, intelligent collaboration and forward movement. An experience that you don't always get by working fully remote.

Christy

Senior Technical Recruiter

What projects are you most excited about?

Expansion! Super excited to be expanding our product into new markets! I love the excitement there is from new customers using our product.

Madi

Texas Market Launcher

How does the company support your career growth?

The company has strong virtues which they take very seriously. Part of those virtues includes empathizing and caring for their employees. Since my time here, I have always felt heard, included in the big picture, and felt that I have made a real impact. The leadership is amazing here that made it possible for me to learn and continuously grow.

Ritu

Product Designer

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

I work with all of our teammates on building out their weekly priorities based on the current business goals. In addition, I meet with each teammate on a biweekly basis to discuss their career development, including the near-term tangible steps they can take to reach their career goals.

Nikhail

Director of Operations

What's the biggest problem your team is solving?

At Rex we are focused on using technology to create economic opportunities and empower people to improve their lives. If you are excited to solve technical challenges AND want to create products that improve people's lives - Rex is the place for you!

Casey

VP of Engineering

What are Rex Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Family Medical Leave
Company sponsored family events
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Promote from within
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