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Director of Construction Job

Date: Jul 13, 2021

Location: Bellevue, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Overview:

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Position Overview:

The position of Director of Construction reports directly to the Executive Director, Corporate Property and Environment. Other executives reporting to the Executive Director are the Director of Aviation, Corporate Facilities Manager, and Director of Property and Environment The position is responsible for overseeing multiple large design and construction projects, assisting and advising on myriad new facility construction and facility expansion projects worldwide, and ensuring compliance with the corporate capital budgeting processing procedures.


In addition to the facilities and environmental responsibilities, the Corporate Property and Environmental group also has responsibility for corporate aviation, real estate acquisitions and dispositions, corporate headquarters facility operations, security, executive meeting planning, and ancillary corporate property operations. This position may have responsibilities and projects assigned regarding these areas. The position is located at PACCAR corporate headquarters in Bellevue, Washington and will require frequent domestic and international travel.


Experience and Educational Requirements:

The position will require a minimum of ten years of relevant corporate owner-user experience in managing the design and construction of large capital projects. Project types should include manufacturing facilities as well as supporting facilities such as warehouses, offices, and truck repair centers. Experience should include industrial and commercial project types.


Education requirements include a minimum of a four-year college degree, preferably in architecture, engineering, or construction management. An MBA is desired. A proven understanding and capability in project cost control and capital budgeting is a requirement.


PACCAR's strong international presence and the global diversification of facilities will require leadership of international projects and international project experience is required.


Management Skills:

PACCAR has a rich history and a strong corporate culture and identity that has well-established protocols and expectations for high performance. Successful candidates for this position will have already-developed skills in corporate communications and have the interpersonal skills necessary to provide effective leadership within that environment. This will require the ability to manage in dynamic situations where accountabilities and responsibilities often impact others and clear communication is essential. The successful candidate will be able to develop and execute project plans, clearly communicate goals and objectives, manage change, and lead projects to successful conclusions. Candidates must have excellent presentation skills and be able to develop productive working relationships with a broad spectrum of managers both internal and external to the company.


The successful candidate will be a collaborative business partner providing expertise in facilities development to a dynamic international organization. This is a position of significant trust and visibility in the community and the industry.


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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