Regional Operations Manager

National Response   •  

Seattle, WA

11 - 15 years

Posted 244 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Position Overview:

Responsible for the management of all Environmental Services and ER operations within the geographical areas of Washington (Spokane/Pasco/Seattle) and Oregon (Portland/Sherwood). Including but not limited to planning, scheduling, operations, specific sales and marketing goals and financial oversight as assigned with profit and loss accountability.

This position will be located either in Seattle, WA or Portland, OR depending on the candidate chosen. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for all market strategy including identification of clients, cold calls, follow-ups through project completion. Coordinates efforts by working with all Operations Managers for concise target development and follow through.
  • Works with all Operations Managers in preparing and directing contractual proposals for divisional clients.  Conducts bid review sessions to coordinate progress and strategy.  Works to cut costs and practice sound subcontract and procurement methodology to include sourcing of well qualified subcontractors and obtaining proper documentation including subcontract agreements, insurance certificates and bonding at a minimum.
  • Assists all locations with job cost estimates, quotations, change orders and / or proposals, billings, documentation cost tracking and job closures.  Reviews ongoing performance results to targets and takes corrective measures as needed. 
  • Mentor exempt and non-exempt subordinates including supervisors and technicians in technical approach techniques, subcontractor selection and procurement, project scoping, scheduling and cost, and regulatory compliance.
  • Mentor exempt and non-exempt subordinates including supervisors and technicians with inter and intra personal communication and challenges. Work individually with employees to troubleshoot and solve their challenges and/or fielding them through appropriate channels.
  • Works with all Operations Managers in the staffing of technical personnel and temporary staff within the division.  Maintains quality staff.
  • Responsible for oversight of staffing for all land response, remediation and industrial activities.  Ensures proper training of personnel to include safety standards, policies and procedures.
  • Supervises the Spokane, Portland and Pasco Operations and Business Development and Accounting managers.
  • Keeps VP- PNW Operations fully informed of region’s operational progress.  Reports all problems or unusual matters of significance and proposes courses of action taken to address them including recommended personnel actions.
  • Ensures that the region’s operations and activities comply with relevant state and federal regulations as well as company policies and procedures in areas of employee safety, hazard communication, DOT and environmental protection.
  • Duties are executed independently within corporate and regulatory guidelines and within reporting/review framework established specific assignments by the VP-PNW operations and client directives.
  • Must work closely with all Location Operations Managers and Business Development managers to ensure company wide and regional goals are met and exceeded.
  • Must assess individual responsibilities and prioritize requirements necessary for Managers.
  • Review project equipment, service and requisitions, purchases, receipts and invoices, employee time sheets, and expense reports for project budgets up to $1,000 on overhead expenses and $15,000 on project expenses.

Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Minimum 10 years directly related experience in the Environmental / Hazardous Remediation or Construction industry.
  • Knowledge of OSHA regulations and policies.
  • Knowledge and experience in contract development
  • Ability to lead and develop a qualified staff, fostering a cooperative and harmonious working climate.
  • Ability to develop and carry out operating plans.
  • Ability to maintain excellent business documentation
  • Good computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Windows, spreadsheet and database software.
  • Layout and operation of company equipment and ability to procure equipment as needed on a priority basis.
  • OSHA 40-Hour Hazardous Waste Worker training, OSHA8-Hour Refresher training and/or OSHA8-Hour Supervisory Training required.

Successful completion of a pre-employment background and substance screening process including, but not limited to, employment verifications, criminal search and Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) search as well continued verifications throughout employment to ensure that all records meet company policy standards.