Heavy Construction/Excavation General Manager

Cranberry, Pennsylvania 16063 | Contract

Post Date: 02/08/2018 Job ID: 15732 Industry: CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISOR

Heavy Construction/Excavation General Manager

Full-Time, Direct Hire Opening for a General Manager

The General Manager will provide leadership, expertise, communications, quality control, guidance and support for the company, its employees and customers.

This position manages and directs staff management and is responsible for the performance management and hiring of management employees.

The role is responsible for the overall direction, coordination and evaluation of direct reports and for carrying out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws

Essential Functions

  • Participates in formulating and administering company policies, directing and coordinating all activities to develop and implement long-range goals and objectives to meet business and profitability growth objectives.
  • Creates work breakdown structures, develops and updates project schedules/plans with actual and forecasted deliverable, and manages deviations from plan with help from the upper level Project Managers.
  • Monitors actual project progress, compares to baseline, and reports progress against schedule.
  • Documents, obtains approval for, and tracks all changes in project parameters. 
  • Identifies risks in projects and applies techniques to assess and mitigate the risks using the help and support from the upper level Project Managers and project sponsors.
  • Participates in project risk reviews and appropriate mitigation.
  • Forecasts the impacts on schedule of proposed changes and reports impact to the President.
  • Plans and reviews projects with the Project Manager including quality control procedures, safety and security practices and equipment and manpower.
  • Provides leadership to Superintendents and Project Managers. Facilitates and coordinates biweekly staff meetings.
???????Requirements and Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or related field.
  • 5 years' management experience.
  • Strong level of computer skills in Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent communicator with outstanding negotiation and leadership skills
  • Problem Solving/Analysis
  • Ability to interact effectively with customers, vendors and employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Relationship ManagementProject Management
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to multitask, prioritize.
  • Critical Evaluation
  • Attention to detail, accuracy
  • Valid driver’s license.

Preferred Education and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Business Management or related field.
  • 10 + years’ Management experience.
  • Experience with HeavyJob/Bid software.
  • Preferred industry experience in sales, customer service
Heavy Construction/Excavation General Manager - 15732
Oxford Solutions is a professional staffing firm that specializes in the placement of talented professionals into challenging, career-enriching opportunities. We're based in Pittsburgh, PA, but we have openings with major clients located nationwide. We provide multiple avenues of employment to include contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement. Our well-trained staff of recruiters will work with you to help land your first job or your dream job and strive to always affect people's lives in a positive way.

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