Director of Operations- General Contractor- St. Louis

St. Louis Permanent USD150,000 - USD170,000 per year
  • Salary up to $190K
  • Leadership position with employee stock with lucrative bonus potential

About Our Client

A diverse general contracting firm with experience in multiple sectors spanning projects ranging from $3M to over $100M in scope. They have been able to not only secure many repeat clients but develop relationships that have opened doors for them into new sectors and projects. They have grown over the course of the years and due to this growth, they are adding new positions to their operations team. This role will be overseeing their project management team and will be working directly with C-level executives, other directors, and clients. With employee retention being over 90%, this firm has done an excellent job of not only providing steady employment but an enjoyable workplace where the teams are collaborative and supportive. Each employee owns stock in the company and they treat their employees like family.

Job Description

Reporting into the VP of Operations, the Director of Operations will handle:

  • All project management - Project Managers, Engineers, and Preconstruction teams
  • Meeting with clients during multiple phases of the project - proposals, kick off, updates, closing, and new business opportunities
  • Traveling to job sites periodically to check in on status (local to Missouri and Illinois)
  • Reviewing proposals, schematics, and other project documents to assess potential setbacks or risks to the projects
  • Client relations will be an important part of this role
  • Analyze current internal processes to see if there are more efficient routes of scheduling, budgeting, or workforce distributing
  • Utilize project management and estimating software to review updates and changes
  • Assisting in hiring processes

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • At least 15 years of experience with general contractors
  • At least 5 years of experience in an operational leadership position
  • CURRENTLY in a director role or equivalent
  • Bachelor's Degree in applicable field
  • Experience leading projects $15M+ in scope
  • Education, Commercial, Healthcare, Retail projects
  • Capable of balancing multiple projects while staying organized
  • Some travel required to job sites in Missouri and Illinois

What's on Offer

  • Base Salary of $140,000 - $190,000
  • Bonus
  • ESOP program
  • Healthcare covered for employee, low cost for whole family
  • PTO - Starting at 4 weeks
  • Work from home opportunities
  • Car Allowance
  • Life Insurance
  • Disability Insurance
  • Parental leave - 6 weeks

Alyssa Galan

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Job summary

Sub Sector
Project Manager
St. Louis
Contract Type
Consultant name
Alyssa Galan
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