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Senior Operations Manager - Virginia

Company: Flatiron
Location: Norfolk
Posted on: July 20, 2021

Job Description:

As the Senior Operations Manager for Northern Virginia, you will be responsible for overseeing multiple projects within the region, as well as taking an entrepreneurial approach working with senior leadership to further develop Flatiron’s presence in the Northern Virginia market. 


  • Participates and oversees multiple project plans and project productions within one or two states of a division.
  • Provides technical expertise to project bids by working closely with estimating, engineers, project managers and bid review committees.
  • Enforces Company and project safety plans at all project sites to ensure Company and sub-contractor safety compliance.
  • Reviews proposed project plans to ensure plan is in compliance with project contract cost estimate, production goals and quality adherence, within schedule.
  • Coordinates with Human Resources to ensure all projects have accurate personnel assigned and recruiting efforts are assigned to upcoming project needs.
  • Perform additional assignments per management’s direction.
  • Reviews and ensures project costs and coded accurately for accurate financial reporting. Identifies and implements trainings and corrective action, if needed.
  • Provides technical guidance and resources to the project management team to ensure projects progresses on schedule and within prescribed budget.
  • Reviews weekly and monthly project status reports and evaluate that schedules or plans will meet project goals.
  • Evaluates project activities to determine compliance with government regulatory agencies and coordinate with agencies for permitting regulations.
  • Assists project managers with Owner relations, presentations and change order requests, as needed.
  • Manages and provides oversight to insurance issues, as needed.
  • Participates in the selection and contract execution with subcontractors and suppliers.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with Owners and industry partners. 
  • Ability to evaluate potential work.
  • Participates in pursuits of new work.
  • Oversees and/or audit project cost controls, budgets, invoicing, estimates and project forecasting and provide input to upper management related to project operations and status
  • Maintains knowledge of Company values and strategic plan.
  • Support published corporate policies.

  • 15+ years’ experience in heavy civil construction required.
  • 10+ years construction management experience required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree a plus.
  • Managing heavy civil/highway projects, construction, business and financial risk management experience
  • Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) certification preferred.
  • Valid Driver’s License.
  • Understands the critical points and common risk areas of contract and partner relationships. Proven ability to identify risk areas early and develop appropriate solutions to mitigate issues and claims against the contract.
  • Able to identify and define growth opportunities for direct reports and extended reports regarding company strategy and company expected competencies required for career progression.
  • Strong ability to drive company values in daily interactions with employees, peers and key stakeholders (internal/external).
  • Expert knowledge of complex construction means and methods. 
  • Proven knowledge and ability to manage claims process and negotiate with Owner regarding project issues.
  • Strong leadership skills to support internal talent growth and mentorship at multiple projects types and locations.
  • Proficient multi-tasking and prioritization skills to provide technical guidance to scheduling, production, construction issues and Owner relationship situations.

Some of the benefits you may be eligible for as an employee are:

  • Comprehensive compensation package and paid time off program
  • Industry leading 401(k)/RRSP
  • Medical/Extended Health Care, Dental, Vison and/or Provincial Medical
  • Wellness benefits & Employee Assistance Program
  • Tuition Reimbursement Program

We are an EEO/AA/ADA/Veterans employer.



Keywords: Flatiron, Norfolk , Senior Operations Manager - Virginia, Other , Norfolk, Virginia

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