JOB SUMMARY: The General Manager has overall responsibility for the day to day operations of Tikigaq Construction, LLC and must be knowledgeable in calculating costs estimates; budgets and schedules; selecting appropriate construction methods for the job and budget; explaining contracts and technical information to employees; supervising construction personnel and activities onsite; developing work-arounds for delays and other problems; and hiring and training workers and subcontractors; as well as making sure the projects meet all building and safety codes.
REPORTS TO: Division Manager, Tikigaq Construction Services (Wasilla, Alaska)
PRIMARY OFFICE LOCATION: Wasilla, Alaska
TRAVEL REQUIREMENT: Position will require at a minimum thirty (30) percent travel time and applicant must maintain a valid U.S. passport.
The following duties are intended to provide a representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities and ARE NOT intended to serve as a comprehensive list of all duties performed by the employees in this classification. Incumbent(s) may not be required to perform all duties listed and may be required to perform additional, position-specific duties.
REPRESENTATIVE DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (other duties may be assigned)
A Bachelor’s Degree in one of the following fields; BS Construction Management, BS Civil Engineering or BS Business Administration.
A minimum of fifteen (15) years construction management experience which would include Project Management, Projects Management, Program Management, Division Management. Prior General Manager experience is preferred.
Analytical – Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs work flows and procedures.
Problem Solving – Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
Customer Service – Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; responds to requests for service and assistance; meets commitments.
Team Work – Balances team and individual responsibilities; exhibits objectivity and openness to others views; gives and welcomes feedback; contributes to building a positive team spirit; puts success of team above own interests; able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed; recognizes accomplishments of other team members.
Delegation – Delegates work assignments; matches the responsibility to the person; gives authority to work independently; sets expectations and monitors delegated activities; provides recognition for results.
Leadership – Exhibits confidence in self and others; inspires and motivates others to perform well; effectively influences actions and opinions of others; displays passion and optimism; mobilizes other to fulfill the vision.
Managing People – Includes staff in planning, decision-making, facilitation and process improvement; takes responsibility for subordinates’ activities; makes self-available to staff; provides regular performance feedback; develops subordinates’ skills and encourages growth; solicits and applies customer feedback (internal and external); fosters quality focus in others; improves processes, products and services; continually works to improve supervisory skills.
Quality Management – Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
Cost Consciousness – Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost savings measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources.
Judgement – Displays willingness to make decisions; exhibits sound and accurate judgement; supports and explains reasoning for decisions; includes appropriate people in decision-making process; makes timely decisions.
Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently; plans for additional resources; sets goals and objectives; organizes or schedules other people and their tasks; develops action plans.
MUST POSSESS THE FOLLOWING KNOWLEDGE and SKILLS