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Sr. Forward Planner

Company: KB Home
Location: Riverview
Posted on: November 12, 2021

Job Description:

About KB HomeKB Home is one of the largest and most recognized homebuilders in the United States and has built nearly 650,000 quality homes in our more than 60-year history. Today, KB Home operates in 45 markets from coast to coast. What sets KB Home apart is the exceptional personalization we offer our homebuyers from those buying their first home to experienced buyers allowing them to make their home uniquely their own, at a price that fits their budget. As the leader in energy-efficient homebuilding, KB Home was the first builder to make every home it builds ENERGY STAR-- certified, a standard of energy performance achieved by fewer than 10% of new homes in America, and has built more ENERGY STAR certified homes than any other builder. An energy-efficient KB home helps lower the cost of ownership and is designed to be healthier, more comfortable and better for the environment than new homes without certification. We build strong, personal relationships with our customers so they have a real partner in the homebuying process. As a result, we have the distinction of being the #1 customer-ranked national homebuilder in third-party buyer satisfaction surveys. Learn more about how we build homes built on relationships by visiting kbhome.com.JOB SUMMARY: This position is responsible for managing land assets from project inception through model opening. This includes the ability to conduct technical feasibilities, secure necessary entitlements, engineering plans, permits and other governmental or quasi-governmental approvals needed to develop lots and build houses. Responsible for bidding and hiring contractors and consultants for all necessary land development and engineering work. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: Acquisition Due Diligence

  • Research and prepare fee & tech and development budgets for new properties
  • Develop project timelines for new community openings
  • Review, analyze, and summarize all risks, i.e.; environmental, political, entitlement, engineering, and/or development relatedLand Entitlement and Government Approvals
    • Review and processing of tentative maps, zone changes, final maps, civil engineering plans, applications, Formations, Annexations, architectural permits, DRE approvals, environmental approvals. Work with staff and elected bodies to manage approval processFinal Engineering and Forward Planning Consultants
      • Contract and manage team of consultants which will likely include; civil engineer, landscape architect, land use attorneys, dry utility consultant, DRE consultant, title company, biologist, KBA, and CFD consultantLand Development Consultants
        • Bidding, contracting, managing land development contracts/contractors i.e., grading, water, sewer, storm drain, paving, curb & gutter, and landscapingArchitectural Permits
          • Prepare and process all conceptual and construction drawings for project architectural product through staff and public hearings (as needed)Budget Management
            • Responsible to prepare and maintain fee & tech and development budgets and communicate budget status as needed to Division Finance and NAPA personnelEDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: Education/Certifications/Licenses
              • Bachelor's Degree required (Civil Engineering, Urban Planning, Architecture, Construction Management or similar discipline)Experience
                • 5-7 years minimum prior experience in Civil Engineering, Architecture, Landscape Architecture, Public Planning and/or Forward Planning with a familiarity in dealing with Governmental Agencies and Project ManagementKnowledge, Skills & Abilities
                  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities in efficient and accurate manner
                  • Solid understanding of Civil Engineering Principles
                  • A complete understanding of fundamental Real Estate and Urban planning concepts
                  • Consistently shows attention to detail
                  • Exceptional communication skills both written and verbal
                  • Proven ability to multi-task and complete tasks within a scheduled timeframe
                  • Intermediate computer skills are a necessity (Excel, Microsoft Project)Work Requirements
                    • Must work 8-hour days (during core business hours) with flexibility for longer hours as needed
                    • Valid driver's license required
                    • Must conduct business in a professional and ethical manner to potential buyers, external business associates and coworkers to reinforce goodwill and profitability for the company.Find out why KB Home is attracting and retaining the best employees! If you are interested and qualified, please apply now. KB Home provides above average compensation packages and earnings potential, full benefits, an outstanding 401K matching program, bonus plans and amazing promotional opportunities. KB Home is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse work team. Diversity is important to KB Home!This position is being recruited by ManpowerGroup Talent Solutions RPO, on behalf of KB Home. Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

Keywords: KB Home, Tampa , Sr. Forward Planner, Other , Riverview, Florida

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