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Director of Land Development

Company: D.R. HORTON, INC.
Location: Albuquerque
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

D.R. Horton, Inc., the largest homebuilder in the U.S., was founded in 1978 and is a publicly traded company on the New York Stock Exchange. It is engaged in the construction and sale of high quality homes designed principally for the entry-level and first time move-up markets. The Company also provides mortgage financing and title services for homebuyers through its mortgage and title subsidiaries. - Please visit our website at for more information.

D.R. Horton, Inc. is currently looking for a Director of Land Development in the Operations Department. The right candidate will work closely with the Division President to develop raw land and deliver lots for building communities to meet the established goals in the division's business plan. - Manages the installation of community infrastructure within budget and time constraints.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Perform the obligations and signature duties required by the elected office stated in the Corporate Authority resolutions

Collaborate with the Land Development team to complete cost estimates, lot densities, development schedules and identify risk during due diligence required in the submittal package for corporate approval

Interface with Land Department staff during due diligence to verify the checklist is completed from contract phase through post-closing phase

Lead teams in all aspects of community development including design, planning, engineering and development

Solicit, analyze and meet with contractors for bids on new development projects

Negotiate and finalize contracts with contractors

Create budgets for the construction of entrances, lots, amenities and associated infrastructure for D.R. Horton communities; including roads, drainage, water, sewer and landscaping

Oversee the activities of land planners, engineers, consultants, government officials and trade partners in the execution of land development tasks on time and at budget

Review preliminary plats and revisions for final plat recordation

Perform final walks with local jurisdictions for street, water/sewer acceptance and secure bond release

Develop and adhere to the division's land development schedule and budget for each project and provide regular updates to the Division President

Ensure active and quality communication is established and maintained with other internal departments regarding the status of future project

Provide leadership to the Land Development team including overall people management, talent identification, recruiting, and employee development

Monitor budgets on each phase of development, and continually review all accounting relative to land development including cash flow projections

Assume the primary responsibility for Storm Water Pollution Prevention Program (SWPPP)

Develop, a positive teamwork and achievement-oriented culture with staff, consultants, and contractors

Monitor work for legal and regulatory compliance

Establish and maintain positive working relationships with government authorities

Conduct all business in a professional and ethical manner to serve customers and increase the goodwill and profit of the company

Ability to travel overnight

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly manages -two or more employees in the Operations Department. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

Job Requirements:
Education and/or Experience

Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university
Seven to ten years of related experience and/or training
Must have a vehicle and a valid driver's license
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written oral form or via DRH applications

Proficiency with MS Office and email

Preferred Qualifications
Understand civil engineering plans, grading plans, as-builts and layouts for utilities

Experience in homebuilding

Real estate transaction knowledge

Come join -a winning team with a Fortune 500 company! We are growing fast and are -looking for enthusiastic attitudes and team players to join our success. We offer an excellent benefits package including:
Medical, Vision and Dental


Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Flex Spending Accounts

Life Insurance

Vacation, Sick, Personal Time and Company Holidays

Build YOUR future with D.R. Horton, America's Builder. - #WeBuildPeople2

Follow us on social media @hortoncareers for an inside look at our company and connect with us on LinkedIn for up to date job listings!

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Keywords: D.R. HORTON, INC., Albuquerque , Director of Land Development, Executive , Albuquerque, New Mexico

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