Operations Manager in Portland, OR at Sturgeon Electric Company, Inc.

Date Posted: 5/4/2022

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The primary focus of the Operations Manager is to oversee business operations from project inception through project completion. The Operations Manager is a team builder who understands, establishes, reinforces, and continuously improves tools and processes to mentor and empower team members in their day-to-day management of projects. The Operations Manager builds and maintains key client and partner relationships through transparent and predictable practices in managing a varied portfolio of projects.

Sturgeon Electric’s Commercial and Industrial (C&I) electrical construction division specializes in large-scale commercial electrical projects, telecommunications, traffic signalization, gas distribution, high voltage distribution service and maintenance to clients. Sturgeon Electric has experience performing projects under Integrated Lean Project Delivery methods, and also offers pre-construction services, in-house pre-fabrication capabilities, and Building Information Modeling (BIM) capabilities. 

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure organizational safety expectations are met by all subordinates
  • Supervise district personnel, including Project Managers and Estimators
  • Recruit and develop competent transmission, and distribution construction crews
  • Manage and level the estimating workload to include estimating projects
  • Monitor the financial performance of projects
  • Monitor the production of projects
  • Ensure contractual compliance for current and future projects
  • Strengthen and maintain client relationships
  • Pursue business growth opportunities and develop the client base
  • Facilitate and enforce company policies and procedures
  • Understand and comply with the Company’s Code of Business Conduct and Ethics and other industry-specific professional and ethical conduct standards, if applicable

Job Requirements

Principal Skills:

  • Strong commitment to safety and the ability to develop a solid safety culture with subordinates
  • 10 years or more experience in a people leadership role
  • Prior experience working within the utilities and or electrical construction industry, highly preferred
  • 5 yrs or more of experience as an Estimator, Project Manager or Construction Manager working with electrical commercial & industrial projects
  • Familiar with operations including financial performance
  • Prior experience with account management and account development
  • Excellent communication skills including oral and written
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to build and maintain rapport
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Strong leadership and team-building skills
  • Ability to travel to sites throughout the project area 

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Electrical Engineering or related program highly preferred. A combination of education and experience will be considered in lieu of a degree

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary commensurate with experience. 
  • Medical, Basic Vision, Regenexx, Teledoc, Hearing (Low deductibles and out-of-pocket maximums) - $15 weekly premium for employee or employee plus family coverage.  
  • Dental – 100% employer-paid premium
  • ThrivePass Health & Wellness Reimbursement Program - $250 quarterly, $1,000 annually for health and wellbeing-related purchases. 
  • Annual Paid Time Off starting at 15 days plus 10 paid Holidays (Cultural Celebration Day is a floating holiday).  
  • Generous 401(k) Plan with 100% match up to 6%; immediate vesting, and Annual profit-sharing potential
  • Superior educational assistance program (support for educational costs, internal training, and more!). 
  • Company-paid parental leave program including birth and adoption.  
  • Company-paid short and long-term disability, life, and accidental death & dismemberment.  
  • Company-paid business travel accident insurance. 
  • Employee Assistance Plan (EAP). 
  • Various voluntary plans available including supplemental vision, accident and critical illness, ID theft, group legal, group auto & home, and additional voluntary life insurance plans for employees and dependents. 

Position may be subject to pre-employment screening, which may include background check and drug testing. Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process, contact our Employment Hotline at 1-855-635-1321.   

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries are proud to be Equal Opportunity Employers. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects our family of brands. We are committed to a work environment that supports, inspires, and respects all individuals and in which personnel processes are merit-based and applied without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, disability, national or ethnic origin, military service status, or other protected characteristics. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.  

MYR Group does not sponsor applicants for work visas. Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States for any employer.  

MYR Group, Inc. and our subsidiaries do not work with any third-party recruiters or agencies without a valid signed agreement and partnership with the Corporate Talent Acquisition Team.