Senior Project Director

Job Details

Job Ref: # EB-1936575913
Date Posted: 1/8/2024 1:40:23 PM
City, State: Frisco, TX
Job Type: Full Time
Salary (USD): $180,000 - $190,000


Orion Talent, a customer-centric company focused on helping people discover meaningful careers and businesses grow by finding, delivering, and engaging the best talent around the world, is currently recruiting for Senior Construction Project Director positions with a company that designs and creates themed attractions, rides, and resorts.

Title: Senior Project Director
Location: Dallas, TX
Schedule: M - F
Compensation: $180k or more base salary, depending on experience, plus 18% Bonus.
Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package includes Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), short/long-term disability, flexible spending/health savings accounts, PTO plus paid Holidays, plus many great perks - park passes, hotel discounts, etc.
Vaccine Requirement: no vaccination requirement or policy.

Position Description:
The Senior Director, Projects is responsible for directing and managing all aspects necessary for the development of a new multi-million dollar Theme Park project in the Dallas, TX area, including all planning, budgeting, scheduling, estimating, design, construction, fabrication, delivery, and commissioning required to open the attraction within the assigned budget, quality, schedule, creative and guest experience targets.
Supervises higher-level management. Direct reports include Creative Director, Producer, Attraction Designers, Art Directors, Show Set Designers, Coordinators, Senior Engineers, Technical Managers, Project Managers, Facility Design Manager, Construction Managers and Superintendents. Responsible for managing project teams consisting of Architects, Engineers, Project Manager’s, Accountants, Designers, Legal Staff and Technical personnel ranging from 20 – 30 people. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws.

• Bachelor’s degree preferred in Architectural, Engineering or Construction Management.
• 15+ Years of experience in the development and management of major projects with hospitality/entertainment/theme park experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Willing to move to Japan for 18-20 months during project construction phase.
• Strong leadership skills – ability to motivate and drive/influence performance from design through construction of internal and external teams/employees.
• Strong organization and planning skills. The planning horizon is three years. Planning requires knowledge of in-depth division operating plan and understanding of overall Company goals.
• Solid working knowledge of complex project design and construction - theme parks, show/ride a plus.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills to interface with other Ex-pats and with local contractors.
• Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
• Strong ability to manage budgets and hold teams accountable to KPIs.

Why this company and opportunity?:
Our client has a growth plan that extends through the next 15+ years, and they are on pace to build a new theme park every year. This is a tremendous opportunity for an experienced construction leader who is looking for exciting, unique and challenging work and a company where they can have a long term career. In addition to competitive pay, there are many great perks for you, your family and friends to enjoy!

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