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Job ID: 354819612

Job Description

General Summary Description

The Director of Field Operations leads and oversees the Project Managers’ activities and expectations to complete projects in a safe, high quality, efficient, and cost-effective manner while sustaining a positive relationship with the customer. This is a high-leverage leadership role that is responsible for training, development, coaching, and the performance management process.

Duties/Responsibilities 

  • Lead, manage, motivate, and coach the Project Management team
  • Collaborate on strategic scheduling efforts
  • Schedule asphalt & concrete work
  • Reviews, monitors, and reports job cost performance
  • Facilitates, monitors, and measures other Project Manager activities
  • Manages and collaborates on other initiatives and special projects
  • Facilitates multiple project management meetings
  • Provides field visibility and support
  • Develops new processes and systems along with sustaining current ones
  • Base knowledge of all active projects
  • Commitment to the safety of employees and public
  • Dedication to the care of the company's assets
  • Support and engage in the organization's continuous improvement effort
  • Follow and enforce company policies

Minimum Requirements, Abilities, and Expectations

  • Preferred, 15 years’ experience within the road construction industry
  • Preferred, 10 years’ experience in a supervisory capacity, preferably as an Asphalt Paving Superintendent or Foreman
  • Knowledge of road construction methods, materials, and industry requirements
  • Ability to perform work in high traffic volume areas for extended periods
  • Ability to demonstrate strong work ethic with integrity and commitment to compliance
  • Valid driver’s license with insurable driving record

Core Competencies

Integrity & Trust: Is widely trusted; is seen as a direct, truthful individual; can present the unvarnished truth in an appropriate and helpful manner; keeps confidences; admits mistakes; doesn’t misrepresent him/herself for personal gain.

Self-Development: Is personally committed to and actively works to continuously improve him/herself; understands that different situations and levels may call for different skills and approaches; works to deploy strengths; works on compensating for weakness and limits.

Customer Focus: Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; gets first-hand customer information and uses it for improvements in products and services; acts with customers in mind; establishes and maintains effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

Managing and Measuring Work: Clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; sets clear objectives and measures; monitors process, progress, and results; designs feedback loops into work.

Command Skills: Relishes leading; takes unpopular stands if necessary; encourages direct and tough debate but is not afraid to end and move on; is looked to for direction in a crisis; faces adversity head on; energized by tough challenges.

Action Oriented: Enjoys working hard; is action oriented and full of energy for the things he/she sees as challenging; not fearful of acting with a minimum of planning; seizes more opportunities than others.

Compassion: Genuinely cares about people; is concerned about their work and non-work problems; is available and ready to help; is sympathetic to the plight of others not as fortunate; demonstrates real empathy with the joys and pains of others.

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