Operations Manager

Keller Foundations
Hanover, MD
Sep 21, 2020
Sep 28, 2020
Full Time
Keller is the world leader in geotechnical construction and deep foundations. With a North American presence of over 100 years, we operate as the market leader with over 50 offices throughout the US and Canada. By connecting global resources and local experience, Keller develops innovative, practical, and cost-effective solutions to geotechnical challenges. Our values of integrity, collaboration, and excellence enable us to lead the industry in providing the optimal solution for our clients. Keller is looking for an experienced Branch Operations Manager based out of our Baltimore, MD location. Responsibilities will include the following: Business Planning Develops long term plans to grow the operations of the branch. Identifies improvement initiatives as required to successfully implement Keller and branch strategies. Manages and over sees Branch Shop Managers to ensure proper equipment and people are available within the branch to support operational and project demands. Project Management and Initial Planning Reviews and determines project schedules, equipment and field crew requirements throughout the branch. Partners with Business Unit Operations Manager to ensure branch business plan revenue and profitability goals are defined and achieved. Contributes to organizational effectiveness, establishes and oversees branch improvement projects, and collaborates with branch leadership to achieve financial and operational goals. Assists with General Superintendents, Superintendents and Project Managers with project issues and/or challenges as needed. Remains current on the status of branch projects through regular communication with project teams, and manages escalated issues as needed. Financial Management Reviews and manages shop costs in coordination with the Shop Manager. Manages equipment efficiency throughout the branch. Builds annual Capital Expenditure list for the branch. Manages and minimizes overhead costs where appropriate. People Management Provides guidance, direction, coaching, and support to direct reports to maximize individual and overall department performance. Ensures support of managers within area of responsibility also provide guidance, direction, etc. to their direct reports. Ensures timely compensation reviews, progress meetings and development conversations are conducted throughout area of responsibility. Collaborates with HR to ensure compliance with employment laws, labor laws, and related Company policies; may be responsible for conducting training or coordinating workshops related to such compliance. Safety and Quality Assurance Ensures compliance with all Keller and OSHA safety requirements. In the event of a safety incident, work in partnership with Safety Professional to support employees and project management teams per Keller policy. Ensures that work is performed per the contract quality requirements. Risk Management Fully understands and complies with Keller risk management policies and procedures. Recognizes major risks and takes appropriate measures to reduce risks to the company. Qualified candidates will have: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. Minimum 15 years of construction or industry related experience preferred. Excellent computer, written and verbal communication skills necessary. Keller is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage qualified women, minorities, veterans, individuals with disabilities, and others to apply. Equal Employment Opportunity

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