Alberici Constructors, Inc.

Business Operations Manager - Commercial Construction

US-AR-Springdale
2 weeks ago
Job ID
1528
# Positions
1
Experience (Years)
10
Category
Construction Management - All

Overview

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Founded in 1908, Flintco is dynamic construction company with offices in Austin, Albuquerque, Houston, Memphis, Oklahoma City, Northwest Arkansas and Tulsa. Our mission is Building Leaders, and we strive to accomplish it through continuing education opportunities, goal setting and accountability and excellence at every level. The strength of our success rests in how we take a personal approach to each project, focusing on client goals, understanding the individual markets we serve and maximizing our national resources to their fullest extent. Our culture is based around guiding principles that have been compiled into the Flintco Ethos. Integrity, quality, safety and accountability are tenants that each Flintco employee should exemplify.

 

The Business Operations Manager acts as an integral part of the leadership team of our Arkansas area office, works alongside and reports directly to the Vice President/Area Manager. Responsible for initiating and cultivating new business, and maintaining relationships with potential and repeat customers, architects, engineers and subcontractors, all within the Northwest Arkansas market.  Attend owners’ meetings, assisting clients and designers in systems selections, budgeting, cost containment, etc.

Responsibilities

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
All duties and responsibilities include the following, however, other duties may be assigned. To perform in this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. 

  • Cultivate relationships with Owner’s, Architects, Engineering Firms, Consultants, and Subcontractors. Attend owners’ meetings, assisting clients and designers in systems selections, budgeting, cost containment, etc.  Delivers compelling calls and presentations to introduce company’s capabilities and value proposition.  Provide advice, liaison, planning to prospective and current clients.
  • Assist in development of major proposals, presentations and brochure materials. Review proposal specifications, drawings, attend meetings with A/E, owners to determine the scope of work and required contents of conceptual estimate. Provide conceptual and final estimating and scheduling input on assigned projects. Insure all working documents and data are maintained to back-up conceptual estimate figures.
  • Perform research (prospect) and client contact to identify and prioritize potential markets and customers. Determine client needs and evaluate company resources and capabilities in light of those needs.
  • Meet with client management, staff and supervisory personnel to explain character, policies, skills, resources, and capabilities of the company.
  • Assist in the development of company marketing plans and goals, and in developing strategy for management client contacts regarding new work, contract negotiation, claims resolution, and future work potential.
  • Call on architects, engineers and subcontractors to stay informed of forthcoming and contingent projects. Notify management group of sales activities and approximate timing for company proposal and bid submittals.
  • Identify new work leads and manage lead follow-up, record keeping and information distribution.
  • Assist in implementation of business development action plans formulated by the corporate business development office.
  • Provides data and assistance in establishing regional office overhead budgets as part of the area leadership team.
  • Assist with soliciting subcontractor and vendor quotations, be able to evaluate their scope and appraise any deficiencies (i.e. exclusions, incomplete scopes, etc.) as compared with like quotations and estimate requirements. Confer with subcontractors/suppliers as to their evaluation of vague and/or conflicting issues
  • Assist the estimating team with complex packages or as workload demands to ensure accuracy and completeness of estimates. Participate in pre-bid meetings, site visits, bid strategy, presentation meetings as required.

 

Qualifications

Knowledge/Skills/Ability

Ability to represent to all persons the Flintco Ethos that encourages the highest level of performance, integrity and morale.  Practices excellent communication skills.  Reads, analyzes and interprets documents such as plans and specifications, requests for proposals (RFP), requests for qualifications (RFQ), owner contracts and project manuals.  Writes routine reports and correspondence.  Reads and comprehends simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Effectively presents information to groups of clients, employees of organization or top management. Adds, subtracts, multiplies and divides whole numbers, fractions and decimals.  Ability to write and interpret technical documents such as management plans, proposals and complex estimates.  Organizes and manages time, duties and activities effectively. Knowledge of estimating, construction costs, scheduling, purchasing, and engineering principles and techniques, various construction methods and installation procedures; and a general understanding of the operation of various building systems. Strong computer skills and a familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite of programs, On-screen Take-off, Timberline, and MC2

 

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

Experience

10 years' construction related experience with at least 5 years of experience in a estimating, operations, and preconstruction functions.  Desired at least 5 years of experience in business development and marketing functions.

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