Operations Manager

Confidential Company  •  Anchorage, AK

5 - 7 years experience  •  Aerospace / Defense

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/09/17
Confidential Company
Anchorage, AK
5 - 7 years experience
Aerospace / Defense
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 10/09/17

Detailed Description


  1. Participate in Business Development efforts to develop business backlog and secure contracts
  2. Plan, direct, and coordinate shop and field operations for timely (schedule) and cost effective execution of the work (budget/margin) primarily from the Anchorage office with regular site visits at project locations
  3. Prepare, monitor, control and analyze operational budget and expenditures  to ensure that the cost of the work is consistent with the estimate or budget
  4. Experienced in estimating work, planning, scheduling, logistics, execution (self-performed) and a basis of measuring work results from a quality and cost effective basis
  5. Develop a work progress reporting system based on quantities installed and/or complete for all shop and field operations measured against man-hours reported to determine productivity
  6. Implement and maintain standard operating procedures in the shop and field construction activities relative to applicable Environmental and Health & Safety management plans. All tasks shall be evaluated for the HSE risks involved with corresponding mitigations
  7. Maintains consistent and effective leadership to execute current and long-range company plans
  8. Recruit, interview, hire and onboard as staffing requirements dictate
  9. In coordination with the HSE Manager and Shop Supervisor provide all applicable equipment and HSE training to employees, verify employee qualifications for certain shop and field activities and maintain training records
  10. Plan resources, give work direction, resolve problems, prepare schedules, and set deadlines to ensure timely completion of work, effective production and distribution of goods and/or services
  11. Plan, allocate and maintain owned equipment and as applicable outside equipment rentals in coordination with equipment manager to ensure all equipment is well maintained and serviced
  12. Actively build and maintain customer and community relations in order to provide superior customer service
  13. Work with local agencies as the ACHC and subsidiary point of contact to address complaints and resolve issues
  14. Attend local meetings as necessary
  15. Maintain effective, safe and uncluttered, clean operations in all shop operations (inside and yard) and field projects
  16. Health, Safety, and Environmental:
  • Timely notification of all incidents, including injuries, spills, near-misses and employee issues.
  • Assist in incident investigations, developing action items, and completing incident documentation.
  • Communication of all pertinent Safety Bulletins, Procedure and Policy changes.
  • Conduct regular safety meetings.
  • Be an avenue for concerns or suggestions from employees to help promote the Company continuous improvement and zero-incident culture.
  • Understand, support, and comply with Company’s safety culture to ensure a safe work environment
  1. Perform other duties as assigned
  2. Maintain a professional level of confidentiality in handling company matters
  3. Possess a strong knowledge, understanding, and sensitivity to the Inupiat culture


Supervisory Responsibilities:

Direct reports: Project Administrators, purchasing, detailing, design/engineering, craft and supervision

Carry out managerial responsibilities, which include: interviewing, hiring, disciplining, coaching and training, addressing and resolving employee concerns, planning, assigning, directing work and assessing job performance


Job Requirements


  1. Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management or Business related field
  2. Five (5) years’ of increasingly responsible experience in an operations environment
  3. Thorough knowledge and application of general business practices
  4. Sound administrative skills, well-developed management skills and the ability to delegate responsibilities
  5. Strong analytical and reasoning abilities
  6. Ability to write business correspondence in a professional manner
  7. Effective oral communication with the ability to represent the company and give presentations as necessary
  8. Excellent interpersonal skills
  9. Proficient with the Microsoft product suite and Vista construction software

Job: IRC42011

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