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October 11

Vice President - Mechanical Insulation

  • North Sioux City, SD
  • Direct Hire
  • Job ID: edd6cf49-4309-44c5-9b9c-64f99984a6cc

Job Title: Vice President

Department: Administration

Reports To: President



Job Summary

Oversee day-to-day operations, but also the financial well-being of the various projects under their supervision. They oversee hiring project managers, writing contracts, and helping design insulation plans. The vice president of insulation management operations serves in a hands-on role in nearly every aspect of project management; not only are they responsible for hiring and supervising the project management team, but they are also in charge of creating and managing budgets.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

§  Promote and encourage a culture of teamwork employing best practices that benefits all team members and ultimately our clients

§  Manage the creation of and monthly monitoring of the yearly budget and quarterly forecasts

§  Work with executive management team in strategic planning and executing the organization’s strategic growth plan with a strong emphasis on increasing revenues and profit

§  Meet the division’s financial performance goals

§  Coach, mentor and monitor managers, team leaders and supervisors to be effective and expand their capabilities as leaders

§  Responsible for contract negotiation, including bidding and solicitation of new agreements, review of contract, and proper execution thereof

§  Responsible for equipment maintenance, replacement, and justification of capital expenditures

§  Participate in labor negotiations as directed by the executive management team

§  Directly involved managing project cost reports to ensure consistent profitability on all jobs, and to identify and make improvements where needed.

§  Manage flow of information from various departments. Manage flow of information from General Manager, Manages and assists in the smooth and efficient flow of information through Foundation and shared files

§  Managing the financial success of the division by reviewing the financial status of all projects on a regular basis, assessing long-term profitability, and monitoring the cash flow/collection process

§  Preparing and reviewing budgets and evaluating historical production rates against actuals to provide guidance to project teams

§  Exemplify leadership qualities by showing direction, support, and motivation of staff

§  Directs and coordinates the establishment of budget, job costing and standardized pricing programs to meet profitability goals. Calculates labor, equipment, material, and overhead costs to determine minimum estimate or bid, which will provide for margin of profit.

§  Analyzes general economic, business, and financial conditions and their impact on the organization's policies and operations.

§  Reports project status and performance data as required to the appropriate departments and Senior Leadership





Education and Experience

§  15+ years of construction experience managing a division or managing multiple projects as a project manager with at least 10 of those years managing people.

§  Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field

§  Experience in construction, preferably serving as a general manager with experience in overseeing, constructing, modifying, Insulation in the Commercial, Industrial and Residential Segments

§  Proficient using Microsoft Office, Microsoft Outlook, Excel, products, and computer-based maintenance systems, interpreting specifications and drawings.

§  Superior oral and written communication skills to effectively communicate with customers, company employees

§  Previous experience negotiating contracts directly with clients and maintaining a strong company position in regard to contractual rights and protecting the company’s interest

§  Proven ability to provide a vision and path to achieve long-term goals

§  Proven success managing, leading, and coaching project teams

§  Previous profit and loss responsibility


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Other Characteristics

§  Strong leadership skills

§  Manage others effectively, project managers and field employees

§  Ability to establish and maintain effective interpersonal relationships

§  Ability to display customer focus, professionalism and build a strong team

§  Ability to embrace the organization’s mission and lead by example

§  Required to maintain the confidential nature of all employee and privileged information used or observed in the course of performing job duties

§  Strong analytical skills, with the ability to exercise good judgment and make decisions based on accurate and timely analysis

§  Self-driven motivator who takes initiative on projects with a strong ability to understand and solve creative challenges

§  Strong verbal and written communication skills, and the ability to build and deliver effective presentations to audiences with wide-ranging backgrounds

§  Good working knowledge of computer programs including Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Internet and database programs


Work Environment

§  Most work takes place in an indoor office setting equipped with a computer, desk, phone, and other typical office equipment. The equal amount of work occurs in the field and worksites. Travel to other locations is frequently required.

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