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Founded in Gig Harbor, WA, Harbor Custom Development, Inc. is a real estate development company involved in all aspects of the land development cycle including, land acquisition, entitlements, construction of project infrastructure, home building, marketing, sales, and management of various residential projects in Washington, California, and Texas. Since 2014, Harbor Custom Development, Inc has been committed to building quality homes under the trade name Harbor Custom Homes®. Dedicated to exceptional craftsmanship with thoughtful design, Harbor Custom Homes® supports the modern family’s lifestyle.

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Corporate Counsel

In this role, you will be responsible for drafting contracts, leases, easements, and other related documents; participating in contract negotiations; and providing other legal support necessary.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Represent the company on all residential real estate transactions, including land use and real estate development matters, complex real estate agreements, compliance requirements, and contractual obligations.
  • Draft and negotiate a broad spectrum of easements, contracts, and agreements.
  • Review purchase and sale contracts.
  • Monitor legal risk in real estate documentation and recommend updates to document templates.
  • Draft memoranda, correspondence, and reports summarizing research findings and offer opinions regarding liability, risk transfer, and exposure.
  • Demonstrate business judgment, with flexibility, initiative, and willingness to work on a variety of sophisticated real estate legal matters.

EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND ATTRIBUTES

  • 3-9 years of law firm or in-house experience focused on real estate law.
  • A Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school.
  • Admitted to practice before Washington State Bar in Good Standing.

Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $120,000 - $160,000 per year

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Estimator – Land Development, Civil Engineering

Summary

The Estimator is responsible for creating project estimates and keeping track of them throughout the entire project duration. This position entails creating project schedules and budgets, comparing various options and costs, and analyzing the differences between estimated and actual costs.

Responsibilities and Expectations

  • This description outlines the major recurring responsibilities of the position and is not intended to be all-inclusive. Other job objectives and assignments will occur.
  • Develop cost estimates for projects.
  • Create schedules for the project duration.
  • Propose options and costs throughout the project.
  • Compare estimated and actual costs and schedules.
  • Analyze and compare estimate data.
  • Develop and maintain the estimating database.
  • Contribute to monthly meetings with development and operations teams.

Education and Experience

  • College degree in an engineering or construction-related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 5 years experience in the construction and civil-engineering industries.

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities

  • Excel in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Read and interpret construction drawings, dimensions, details, and specifications.
  • Good analytical and mathematical skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Enjoy working independently as well as part of a collaborative team.
  • Efficient with time and resources and value the important roles played by support staff professionals.
  • Extremely well-organized and able to navigate competing demands on your time.

Character Traits

Traits and competencies that are important in our company culture are:

  • Humility
  • Adaptability



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Vice President of Construction

The Vice President of Construction is responsible for supporting the design, development, and construction operations of all construction projects by developing and managing all types of documentation, estimating, analyzing and managing costs, as well as communicating and expectations actual results.

Responsibilities and Expectations

This description outlines the major recurring responsibilities of the position and is not intended to be all-inclusive. Other job objectives and assignments will occur.

  • Interview, hire, train and supervise construction Associates.
  • Manage and control construction administration and costs, monitors the pricing analysis for all projects.
  • Ensure planned projects are properly documented in plans, specifications, budgets, contracts, and purchase orders in advance of commencing construction; then monitors and documents performance according to plan.
  • Act as a liaison between the CEO and Project Managers.
  • Support the CEO in any meetings with Development, National, and Corporate Support groups.
  • Work with CEO in preparation and negotiation of all construction and subcontract agreements.
  • Review and approve the monthly progress and construction status report, ensures schedule compliance for projects.
  • Monitor the RFI, Change Order, Submittal, and Buy-Out Logs.
  • Ensure all permits are valid and on file.
  • Provides feedback on all value engineering issues and alternatives.
  • Monitor Safety, Quality, and National Standards programs.
  • Comply with all Company National Standards, applicable health and safety regulations, as well as applicable laws.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management or related field required.
  •  General Contractor’s licenses required.
  • A minimum of 8-10 years of experience in field construction administration and/or estimating is required.
  • A minimum of 6 years of managerial experience is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Other Abilities

  • Excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Knowledge of construction procedures, building codes, estimating, and scheduling practices.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel.
  • Knowledge of construction procedures, building codes, estimating, and scheduling practices.
  • Ability to read and comprehend financial statements and budgets.
  • Must be a strategic visionary with sound technical skills, analytical ability, good judgment, and a strong operational focus.
  • Must be energetic, forward-thinking, and creative with high ethical standards.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Some travel may be required.

Character Traits

Traits and competencies that are important in our company culture are:

  • Humility
  • Adaptability

Pay: $150,000 - $175,000 per year.

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Closed Positions

Thank you for your interest in Harbor Custom Homes. We are expanding quickly. Please check back often for available positions. 

Executive Assistant - POSITION FILLED

The ideal Executive Assistant will provide top-level assistance for the CEO. To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized and be comfortable scheduling meetings and responding to emails on the CEO's behalf. Additionally, you should be able to draft documents and help the CEO with any necessary meeting preparations without guidance. Ultimately, you will contribute to the efficiency of our business by providing personalized and timely support to the CEO.

Responsibilities

  • Act as a point of contact among CEO, employees, clients, and other external partners
  • Aid CEO in preparing for meetings and take minutes
  • Manage information flow in a timely manner
  • Respond to emails and document requests on behalf of CEO
  • Make travel and accommodation arrangements
  • Format information for internal and external communication – memos, emails, presentations, reports
  • Rack daily expenses and prepare weekly, monthly, and quarterly reports
  • Screen and direct phone calls and distribution correspondence



You'd Be A Good Fit If

  • You excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • You have work experience as an Executive Assistant, Personal Assistant, or similar role
  • You have excellent MS office knowledge
  • You are extremely well-organized and able to navigate competing demands on your time
  • You are efficient with time and resources and value the importance of discretion and confidentiality
  • You have excellent verbal and written communication skills




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Purchasing Director - POSITION FILLED

As a Purchasing Director for a Publicly traded residential builder, you will be responsible for sourcing materials, goods, and services and managing vendors for a publicly-traded residential builder. Harbor Custom Development, Inc. DBA Harbor Custom Homes is traded on the Nasdaq under the symbol "HCDI". The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories of spend, search for better deals and find more profitable suppliers.

Responsibilities

  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectiveness.
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal terms.
  • Partner with stakeholders to ensure clear requirements documentation.
  • Forecast price and market trends to identify changes of balance in buyer-supplier power.
  • Perform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarking.
  • Assess, manage and mitigate risks.
  • Seek and partner with reliable vendors and suppliers.
  • Determine quantity and timing of deliveries.
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand.

Skills

  • Proven working experience as purchasing manager, agent, or officer.
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management.
  • Interest in market dynamics along with a business sense.
  • A knack for negotiation and networking.
  • Working experience of vendor management software.
  • Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figures.
  • Solid judgment along with decision-making skills.
  • Strong leadership capabilities.




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SOX Compliance Manager - POSITION FILLED

Working in a fast-paced environment, the SOX Compliance Manager will be a vital addition to our team. We are seeking a self-starter who is highly motivated and energized about working through our initial year of SOX implementation. This position will lead the effort to establish a strong internal controls foundation while supporting the high ethical standards at HCDI. As HCDI expands, this position will be well-positioned for continued growth and opportunities reaching well beyond the initial SOX implementation.

Responsibilities

  • Create, review, and analyze data and information related to business processes and general computer controls.
  • Establish and work with process and control owners to create and update process documentation, flowcharts, and risk assessments.
  • Coordinate and track internal and external control testing progress and identify control gaps and required remediation.
  • Design and ensure that financial reporting controls are in place and operating effectively.
  • Assist in the execution of SOX assessment programs by identifying in-scope accounts and locations.
  • Plan, test, and document the effectiveness of financial reporting for delivery to senior management and the Board of Directors (BoD) and/or relevant committees.
  • Establish and implement the plan for Companywide SOX compliance.
  • Develop and execute control and compliance initiatives, risk management approaches, and operational efficiencies.
  • Ensure SOX 404 objectives, deliverables, and timelines are met and develop recommendations to correct control deficiencies and define necessary process improvements.
  • Proactively identify and monitor process and system changes that have a direct impact on the Company’s financial statements and related disclosures.

Qualifications

  • Prior SOX compliance experience.
  • SEC reporting experience (a plus).
  • Certified Public Accountant (CPA) License.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and project delivery skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with demonstrated capability to develop and present professional, effective presentations to multiple audiences.
  • Significant experience using Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Capacity to manage competing and changing priorities.
  • Ability and desire to work within a team environment; interpersonal and relationship-building skills.

Character Traits

HCDI promotes a strong team environment. We are a small and fast-growing company looking to add team members who will invest their time, energy, and ingenuity to help us grow and expand in a compliant manner. Traits and competencies that are important in our company culture are:

  • Humility
  • Adaptability
  • Applies Learning
  • Communication
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Compensation Package
HCDI offers a competitive compensation package highly dependent upon experience and skill level.

  • Base Salary: Dependent on experience
  • Incentive Compensation: Bonus eligible
  • Other Compensation: Stock Option eligible
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision provided by HCDI for employees and available for spouse/family.



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Financial Analyst - POSITION FILLED

HCDI is a dynamic working environment where a financial analyst is needed to establish good tools and processes related to analytics and decision support. This position will be a vital addition to our team. We are seeking a self-starter who is highly motivated and energized about helping to establish the disciplines necessary to make sound investment and spending decisions. As HCDI expands, this position will be well-positioned for continued growth and opportunities in the organization.

Responsibilities

  • Establish company-wide annual budgeting and planning process to include vertical construction, land development, land acquisitions/ divestitures, and overhead costs. Work with stakeholders to understand the flow of data and determine an appropriate estimate class for each cost type.
  • Collaborate with management and accounting team to design and implement monthly internal reporting package.
  • Evaluate current and previous financial data to improve forecasting accuracy.
  • Design company-wide cash flow forecasting tool; implement update process to support increasingly accurate projections.
  • Develop discounted cash flow model to provide decision support for real estate and equipment investment decisions. Consistently provide sensitivity analysis and alternate scenarios.
  • Evaluate multiple funding/financing scenarios prior to deal formation.
  • Assist with preparation of Board of Directors (BoD) package and presentations to support meeting as needed.
  • Other responsibilities as needed.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master’s degree in finance.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead annual, company-wide budgeting and planning.
  • Decision support experience: the ability to recommend an appropriate analytics approach for evaluating opportunities.
  • Home-building / land development experience; understanding of macro and micro trends impacting the industry.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated time management and project delivery skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with demonstrated capability to develop and present professional, effective presentations to multiple audiences.
  • Significant experience using Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Capacity to manage to compete and change priorities.
  • Ability and desire to work within a team environment; interpersonal and relationship-building skills.

Character Traits
HCDI promotes a strong team environment. We are a small and fast-growing company looking to add team members who will invest their time, energy, and ingenuity to help us grow and expand. Traits and competencies that are important in our company culture are:

  • Humility
  • Adaptability
  • Applied Learning
  • Communication
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

HCDI offers a competitive compensation package highly dependent upon experience and skill level.

  • Base Salary: Dependent on experience
  • Incentive Compensation: Bonus eligible
  • Other Compensation: Stock Option eligible
  • Benefits: Medical, dental, vision provided by HCDI for employees and available for spouse/family.



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HR Director - POSITION FILLED

The HR Director will be responsible for spearheading the Company’s personnel and training strategy, including onboarding new hires, creating, implementing, and enforcing HR policies and programs, and participating in the overall structuring of company culture, values, and direction. This position offers tremendous growth at a rapidly growing, newly publicly traded company that is expanding its national footprint.

Responsibilities

  • Recruiting and staffing
  • Performance management and improvement systems
  • Employee orientation, development, and training
  • Employee relations
  • Establish company wage and salary structure
  • Participate in company compliance with existing labor laws
  • Other responsibilities as needed.

Goal

  • Development of a superior workforce
  • Development and cultivation of a robust and healthy company culture
  • Maximization of human capital including both personal and professional development and growth

Qualifications

  • Knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, and training and development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business, Organizational Development, or other like degree.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Tact and discretion.
  • 3+ years experience working as HR Director or in the HR field.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Evidence of the practice of confidentiality.
  • Demonstrated time management and project delivery skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication with demonstrated capability to develop and present professional, effective presentations to multiple audiences.
  • Significant experience using Excel, PowerPoint, and Word.
  • Capacity to manage to compete and change priorities.
  • Ability and desire to work within a team environment; interpersonal and relationship-building skills.

Character Traits
HCDI promotes a strong team environment. We’re a small, fast-growing company and we want to add team members who will invest their time, energy, and ideas to help us grow and expand. Traits and competencies that are important in our company culture are:

  • Humility
  • Adaptability
  • Applied Learning
  • Communication
  • Embraces Change
  • Planning and Organizing
  • Teamwork and Collaboration



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