Director- Mechanical Construction Operations

<strong>Do you believe no challenge is insurmountable? You&rsquo;ll fit right in at U.S. Engineering, where we&rsquo;ve been building on our award-winning reputation in mechanical contracting, construction, service and maintenance for 125 years. Our experienced team of diverse, talented and passionate leaders are the lifeblood of our company, and the reason we&rsquo;re able to keep our eyes focused on your vision from preconstruction to final testing.</strong>

Nashville, TN

U.S. Engineering

<strong>We are five generations of mechanical contracting. That&rsquo;s over 125 years of helping to reduce total cost of ownership for hospitals, data centers, commercial buildings, educational institutions and industrial plants. Our storied expertise combined with disruptive innovation leads to smarter investments and higher-performing facilities for our partners.<br /></strong>

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Full Time

$144,720 to $204,417

Overview: <p>U.S. Engineering has been an industry leader since 1893. How? Constant innovation and a willingness to evolve. The construction industry changes rapidly, and we cultivate a dynamic workplace where even our newest team members can influence change and make an impact. We know that our most valuable asset is our people. Join us!</p> <p><strong>DIRECTOR &ndash; MECHANICAL CONSTRUCTION OPERATIONS</strong></p> <p>In any given year, our people have a hand in installing, maintaining, or operating hundreds of large mechanical systems &ndash; or supporting those that do. With each of those, there&rsquo;s a story that is affecting people&rsquo;s lives. That&rsquo;s a responsibility we take very seriously, and it&rsquo;s why we are driving innovation and disrupting the way people think about construction and facility service.</p> <p>The Operations Director is a vital part of the U.S. Engineering Innovations team and is responsible for overseeing the profitability and overall success of assigned project teams. Additionally, the Operations Director holds broader leadership responsibility for the overall success of the company and, as such, is a cultural champion, executes on the strategic plan, develops talent, leads positive change, and continuously contributes to quality improvement.</p>
Responsibilities: <ul> <li>Responsible for the effective management and leadership of the assigned site team(s). Scope includes recruitment and selection, performance management, learning and development, mentorship, succession planning, and administration of human resources policy and procedure.</li> <li>Responsible for building and fostering effective relationships with project owners, primary clients, general contractors, subcontractors, vendors, etc. to leverage business opportunities.</li> <li>Responsible for overall profit management of assigned projects.</li> <li>Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) throughout the lifecycle of every project. Execute course corrections when KPIs signal below average project performance. Oversee creation and execution of project recovery plans when necessary.</li> <li>Ensure project goals are established at the start of each new project. Project goals to include profitability, manufacturing target percentage, cash flow, and customer satisfaction.</li> <li>Responsible for team development of on-site plans and effective execution of that plan during the project lifecycle. This includes collaboration with the U.S. Engineering Innovations off-site manufacturing and project development teams.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assist with yearly budget preparation, quarterly updates, and formulation of the regional business plan. Monitor revenue within the assigned project management group and adjust staff when necessary to maintain or exceed business plan goals.&nbsp;</li> <li>Assist with all stages of the project procurement process through contract review, scope and specification review, constructability review, labor impact factoring, manufacturing strategies, formulating general conditions, risk analysis, and interview preparation for all assigned projects.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ensure all projects within assigned group execute pre-planning and risk mitigation workflows including estimating turnover, management review, manufacturing plan, cash management plan, buyout plan, project schedules, productivity tracking, job audits, debriefs, etc.&nbsp;</li> <li>Responsible for evaluation of manufacturing execution methods for efficiency, cost impacts, technology advances, and quality control and assurance.</li> <li>Review and approve profit forecasts for all projects within assigned team utilizing the forecast review procedures. Provide Operations VP with monthly updated WIP information and project risk/opportunity analysis for all assigned projects.</li> <li>Oversee the review, negotiation, and execution of all contracts and subcontracts for assigned project group. Review all change orders and lien releases prior to execution.</li> <li>Responsible for ensuring all projects within business unit are in full compliance of the safety program and aligned with desired safety culture. Regularly partners with Safety Director to ensure continuous quality improvement in safety programs as needed.&nbsp;</li> <li>Identify opportunities for future projects and networks internally and externally to pursue such opportunities.</li> <li>Gather, organize, and document project historical data and &ldquo;lessons learned&rdquo; to aid in the company&rsquo;s productivity and project quality monitoring.</li> <li>Work collaboratively with peers to participate in community or philanthropic activities.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>Education:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Bachelor&rsquo;s Degree in Construction Science Management, Architectural Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, or Business Management preferred.</li> <li>Equivalent combination of field and leadership experience will be considered.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Experience:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Extensive experience in construction industry &ndash; minimum of 15 years.</li> <li>Prior experience as top-level manager overseeing projects, schedules, budgets, and teams.</li> <li>Experience as a member of a senior leadership and/or strategic planning team.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Knowledge, skills, and abilities:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Excellent leadership and communication skills; proven collaborator able to establish and foster effective professional relationships, internally and externally.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to articulate message, to be persuasive, and explain position to target audiences who may possess varying levels of technical knowledge.</li> <li>Extensive knowledge of mechanical construction industry practices, processes, and standards.</li> <li>Able to build and develop high performance project teams through innovative and effective management techniques.</li> <li>Able to work autonomously but within parameters of corporate policy and standards.</li> <li>Excellent time management and organizational skills.</li> <li>Ability to adapt effectively to changing priorities.</li> <li>Ability to identify and research potential opportunities, assist with procurement strategies, and leverage knowledge gained during the pre-award process to win proposal competitions.&nbsp;</li> <li>Strong presentation and public speaking skills.</li> <li>Strategic and innovative thinker who can envision the future and lead and manage change efforts when necessary.&nbsp;</li> <li>Customer focus; dedicated to meeting the expectations of internal and external customers by gaining their trust and delivering results.</li> <li>Ability to travel extensively to all job sites.</li> </ul> <br /> <p><strong>Benefits and Compensation:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The range for this position has been established at $144,720 to $204,417 and is US Engineering Innovations&rsquo; good faith and reasonable estimate at the time of the posting. The compensation offered to the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, internal equity, experience, education, specialty, and training.</li> <li>Your total compensation will go beyond the number on your paycheck. Team members are eligible for a year-end bonus based on company and/or individual performance as well as paid time off. An industry-leading benefits package including health, dental, and vision plans, matching retirement contributions, and matching 529 contributions all add to your bottom line.</li> </ul> <br /> <p>U.S. Engineering is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and shall provide equal employment opportunities to all people in all aspects of employer-employee relations, without regard to race, color, creed, national origin, religion, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or veteran status.&nbsp;</p> <p>U.S. Engineering is compliant with the Drug Free Workplace Act, and all offers of employment are contingent upon the completion of a pre-employment drug screen.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> <p>Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.</p>