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MasTec Utility Services Operations Manager in Hammond, Louisiana

MasTec North America, Inc. is a leading national infrastructure construction company operating throughout the United States. MasTec – Utility Services' activities include the installation, maintenance and upgrade of communication and utility infrastructure, including but not limited to: communications, electrical and natural gas distribution infrastructure.

At MasTec you’ll be joining a family, where we are dedicated to supporting each other and building an atmosphere of teamwork. As part of our team, your opportunities are limitless.

In addition to the valuable skills gained through training and on-the-job experience, MasTec offers competitive pay, including medical, vision and dental coverage, 401K and employee stock discounts.

MasTec Utility Services Group is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service! Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.

Any applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Job Purpose

The Operations Manager provides administrative and technical management for projects and direction of field operations through subordinate managers. This position manages field operations and works with customers, senior leaders, as well as personnel from various other departments.

Essential Functions

  1. Oversee total construction effort to ensure projects are constructed in accordance with design, budget, and schedule.

  2. Interface with field managers, clients, subcontractors, and owners to assure customer satisfaction.

  3. Plan, coordinate, and/or supervise activities of all operations’ employees on assigned projects.

  4. Confer with project personnel to update project schedules on a weekly basis.

  5. Keep direct contact with projects in progress by visiting project sites.

  6. Assist in disputes on all projects, negotiating as required to reach a resolution of construction problems.

  7. Oversee all bid projects, including P&L responsibility and management of fleet assets dedicated to bid projects.

  8. Work with Office Manager to ensure compliance with all internal reporting deadlines.

  9. Prepare weekly revenue and cost reports.

  10. Prepare and submit invoicing on a weekly basis.

  11. Work to resolve all accounts receivable invoices over 51 days.

  12. Ensure all company, client, and project policies, procedures, and standards are adhered to and interpret policies as required.

  13. Cultivate and continuously seek to enhance an in-depth understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities.

  14. Assist with implementation/interpretation of safety programs.

  15. Liaise with estimating to ensure projects comply with cost, revenue, and schedule.

  16. Examine estimates of material, equipment, production costs, performance requirements, and delivery schedules to ensure completeness and accuracy.

  17. Prepare status reports and modify schedules or plans as required.

  18. Prepare project reports for management, client, or others, including dollar estimates to complete and variance analysis for significant items.

  19. Analyze projects for adherence to budget and percentage of profitability.

  20. Directly supervise 3 to 10 supervisors.

  21. Carry out supervisory responsibilities such as training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, and addressing complaints or resolving problems according to company policies.

  22. Perform other duties as required and/or assigned.

Minimum Qualifications

  1. A Bachelor’s Degree in Construction Science, Engineering, or related field.

  2. 5 years of experience.

  3. Previous supervisory experience.

  4. Ability to read, analyze, and interpret engineering drawings, blueprints, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.

  5. Ability to write reports and business correspondence.

  6. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

  7. Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Applying concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

  8. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only standardization exists.

  9. Ability to interpret a variety of instruction furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  10. Strong written and verbal communication skills are required.

  11. Strong organizational and business management skills.

  12. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. 8 or more years of related experience, with significant supervisory experience.

  2. A combination of education, technical training, and experience.

  3. OSHA 10 Certification.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

This job operates in both a field environment and a professional office setting. This role is routinely required to stand; walk; sit; use hands for finger movement, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

Occasional use of standard office equipment, such as computers, phones, copiers, and scanners. Also, this position requires some lifting. Must be able to bend and lift and carry up to 25 pounds. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to wet and/or humid conditions.

The employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts; fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outside weather conditions, extreme cold, extreme heat, risk of electrical shock, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

Don’t miss this great opportunity!

All applicants must pass a background check and pre-employment drug screen. Benefits available include Medical, Dental, Vision, Disability and Life insurance, a 401k plan and Employee Stock Purchase plan. MasTec is a publically traded company MTZ (NYSE).

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company’s policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec’s policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Title: Operations Manager

Location: LA-Hammond

Requisition ID: 43398