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Sun Communities Vice President, Construction Services in Southfield, Michigan

Vice President, Construction Services

Main Office: Off Site (MOO)

Position Summary

The Vice President of Construction Services is responsible for leadership, management and oversight of capital improvement and capital expansion projects within their region. Additionally, is responsible for management, assistance and guidance of operations team capital projects.

This position will office out the West Coast, preferably Arizona, California, Colorado, Oregon or Utah.


  • Manages community expansion and development projects including design, permitting, budgeting and construction management. Ensures all aspects are in compliance with Sun standards.

  • Leads and manages consultants working on expansion and development projects.

  • Manages large capital projects such as clubhouses, Water Treatment Plant and Waste Water Treatment Plant upgrades and infrastructure replacement.

  • Manages and ensures regulatory compliance of Water Treatment Plant and Waste Water Treatment Plant facilities in assigned region.

  • Assists management and all communities in addressing and resolving construction or infrastructure related issues.

  • Coordinates team member selection and development and ensures team members comply with appropriate policies and procedures.

  • Adheres to Suns Timekeeping Policy by reviewing, verifying accuracy, approving and submitting direct report(s) time recorded.

  • Partners with Team Relations on team member counseling and recommendation of termination when appropriate.

  • Conducts team member performance reviews and recommends compensation adjustments.

  • Reviews and analyzes multiple contract proposals and selects qualified contractors to complete the capital improvement within the budgeted amount.

  • Monitors contractors work progress, including site visits, to ensure projects are completed on time.

  • Communicates with consultants, engineers and contractors and negotiates the amount of additional expenses that may occur throughout the completion of a capital improvement project.

  • Reviews contractors invoices to compare and contrast actual cost against proposed expense to bring the project in, at or under budget.

  • Summarizes and prepares bid results for the Senior Vice President of Construction Services.

  • Acts as an advisor to Senior, Divisional and Regional Vice Presidents on construction matters.

  • Prepares monthly reports, updating progress on all projects.

  • Prepares financial analysis on upcoming projects and works to secure funding.

  • Manages consultants and construction managers working on assigned projects to ensure compliance with project goals.

  • Monitors construction sites periodically to ensure overall compliance.

  • Manages direct staff to ensure all WTF and WWTF regulatory compliance is achieved.

  • Trains/empowers community management on the maintenance and operations of their infrastructure.

  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor's Degree in in Construction Management (Required)

  • 5 years job related experience

  • Strong organizational and multitasking skills

  • Understanding of budgeting and financial analysis

  • Ability to effectively manage staff and self-perform

  • Thorough knowledge of and ability to read and understand construction drawings

  • Ability to calculate areas and volumes of pipe quantities

  • Ability to travel by car or plane with overnight stays as required: 60-70%. Includes some day trips and overnight trips


At Sun Communities, you will be part of an industry-leading organization where you will be challenged, inspired, rewarded and transformed. We place a high priority on our team members, and this is a big part of what sets us apart. We will ask you to give us your very best every day, and will challenge you with interesting work, stretch assignments, a collaborative and supportive work environment and plenty of learning and growth. In exchange, we will reward you with great pay, advancement opportunities, paid time off, great benefits, and flexibility.

  • Comprehensive Medical and Prescription coverage with two PPO plan designs so you can choose the plan that best meets the needs of you and your family

  • Comprehensive Dental Plan

  • Voluntary Vision Plan with the option of electing coverage for you and your family members at affordable rates

  • Voluntary Health and Dependent Care Reimbursement Accounts

  • Life and Accidental Death and Dismemberment Insurance

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Coverage

  • 401(k) Plan with employer matching contribution

  • Paid Parental Leave

  • Employee Assistance Program

  • Identity Theft Insurance

  • Tuition Reimbursement program providing financial support to team members who further their formal education

  • Site Rent Discounts for team members who live in our communities

  • Paid Time Off including nine holidays, vacation, personal, sick time, bereavement and pay for jury duty

Southfield, MI, US

Employment Type: Regular

Classification: Full Time

Job Reference: 87746