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What is a Vice President Field Operations Job Description?

senior executive who will manage the company’s field
operations function comprised of skilled tradesman and supervisors and other
operations administrative staff.

• Demonstrated knowledge and successful work experience in the management of trade
and project work, preferably in the construction, maintenance and building restoration
and services environments.
• Proven track record of successfully managing supervisors, schedulers and union field
crews for 5+ years
• Technical competency in estimating jobs in support of sales, in assessing and improving
worker productivity, in managing overall operational performance and in defining and
implementing a quality control program.
• Experience in implementing work management, dispatch and productivity systems and
• Understanding of the metal, marble, faηade and wood maintenance and restoration
business a plus
• Strong communications and analytical skills
• Knowledge of the New York City Metro area building industry a plus
• Bachelor’s degree or technical degree. MBA a plus.
• Must be a strong team member leading the department to be positive and supportive of
the entire organization

• Establishes policies and procedures; evaluates the organizational structure and staff and
makes hiring and termination recommendations; and ensures that staff are trained in
complex maintenance activities and are following policies, procedures and directives.
• Manages the overall work performed by the Field Operations Department including the
efficient scheduling and dispatch of the workforce; assuring work quality in the
performance of the jobs; assuring that specifications and standards are met; and
maintaining and improving the productivity of the workforce.
• Performs work site inspections to review work quality, worker productivity and customer
• Manages the department and the work to assure that gross margin targets are met or
exceeded and that other departmental expenses goals are met or are below budgetary
• Works closely and assists the Sales group including preparing estimates, inspecting
projects, developing and implementing modifications and improvements, recommending
specifications and scheduling, negotiating prices and other contract terms
• Works closely and positively with the various union organizations; handles union
grievances and arbitration hearings.
• Prepares periodic reporting related to the work performed and materials and supplies
• Develops standards and practices for workplace safety and monitors that such
standards and practices are followed. Develops on-going training programs for safety
• Creates, motivates and monitors high levels of performance and productivity
• As part of the senior management team, participates in developing corporate strategies
for new initiatives, organizational and business improvements and financial performance.
• Establishes strong relationships with union leadership, vendors and other company
departments including sales, finance and warehouse.
• Answers questions and provides information related to projects including resolving
problems, approving expenditures, handling complaints and providing technical
• Provides input into the development of the operating budget, orders materials and
supplies; assists in the monitoring and tracking of expenditures.
• Evaluates the performance of operations office staff. Assists in the selection of staff;
performs periodic evaluations of subordinates and recommends and implements
discipline as required.
• Deals appropriately with clients and customers as required.
• Performs other duties of a similar nature or level.

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