Regional Construction Operations Manager

Location: Kalamazoo, Michigan
Date Posted: 08-24-2018
Our client is a premier pavement marking contractor based in Troy, Michigan and works on projects throughout the state. The Company provides a full range of pavement marking services, including both permanent and temporary pavement markings, pavement marking removal and specialty jobs. The Company prides itself on providing the highest level of service while never sacrificing safety.
The Position
Working out of the Kalamazoo office, the Construction Operations Manager works closely with the various project teams and provides operational and scheduling support to ensure projects run smoothly. Project teams function at a very fast pace, making communication, multi-tasking and organization crucial for both project and Company success.
Responsibilities for the Construction Operations Manager include, but are not limited to:
  • Coordinate with superintendents, foremen and contractors to plan, schedule, and oversee projects according to strict deadlines and budgets.
  • Manage and allocate Company resources in the Kalamazoo area, including personnel, materials and equipment.
  • Assist the Estimating Team during the bidding phase and help determine the approach that will be taken in the field.
  • Maintain positive relationships with both suppliers and customers through effective communication and quality of service provided.
This position is an excellent opportunity for an early bird who thrives in a fast paced environment, is always thinking 10 steps ahead, is not afraid of hard work, and can manage multiple personalities while ensuring the customer is always satisfied!

Advantages of this opportunity are: very little travel (90% in the Kalamazoo office), weekly, if not daily, interaction with senior leadership, ample room to grow the Kalamazoo office, the opportunity to be involved in quick-turnaround projects which means you will never be bored, and the opportunity to work with a contractor that is well-known for their commitment to their customers and quality work. 
Preferred Experience, Skills, and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Management or a related field preferred, but not required
  • 5+ years of experience working in construction or a similar industry
  • Knowledge of process improvement methodologies and industry best practices
  • Demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Experience working with MDOT is a plus
  • Intermediate to expert Microsoft Excel capabilities
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
The position is full-time with a competitive salary that is dependent on skills and experience. The Company provides an excellent benefits package that includes medical insurance, a retirement plan, paid time off, and training and development opportunities.

The Recruitment Process
The recruitment process will include two phone interviews, two in-person interviews, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test. The process is designed to ensure that the best hiring decision is made for both the Company and the candidate.
The Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer!
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