Operations Manager

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Construction Services




SAM-Construction Services, LLC (SAM-CS) is a wholly owned subsidiary of Surveying And Mapping, LLC that specializes in construction services. Our engineering services include a full range of construction phase services, including construction inspection and observation, quality assurance and quality control (QA/QC) management, contract administration, and the development of quality manuals and specifications. Our team is comprised of licensed and highly-skilled engineers, surveyors, technicians, and inspection professionals with extensive experience across the full spectrum of construction projects, including for transportation, power transmission, and water/wastewater projects.


We are searching for a talented and qualified Operations Manager to direct the overall corporate operations including teams of professionals working on multiple, large-scale projects across the country. This position can be based out of Dallas, Austin or Houston.


Position Summary:

Successful candidate will have demonstrated ability to oversee day to day operations for a large group of employees, including project managers, engineers, inspectors, and coordinators. This senior-level leadership role will include maintenance of company backlog/staffing forecast, management of corporate financials and overhead, oversight and approval of employment decisions for office and field personnel, including but not limited to, interviewing, hiring, pay reviews and corrective action.  In addition, the Operations Manager will be accountable for the oversight and enforcement of departmental QA/QC procedures, and will participate in the development of proposals and project budgets.


Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency
  • Review performance data (financial, budgets, sales and activity reports) to monitor and measure productivity, goal progress and activity levels
  • Monitor and develop professional staff to maximize their potential
  • Assist in establishing plans and strategies to expand the customer base in the market area
  • Work with Talent Acquisition to recruit staff to support growth initiatives
  • Operationally support the company in all areas to achieve strategic growth initiatives
  • Serves as Company representative at meetings and presentations

Required Experience - Education and Skills

  • 15+ years of progressive engineering services and management experience
  • Professional Licensed Engineer preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership skills to manage multiple licensed engineers, inspectors, and coordinators to deliver large construction services projects
  • Successful experience in contract negotiations, budgets, and fee estimates
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

A strong mission, vision and values culture is what drives SAM Family of Companies’ success.  Our Core Values:  Integrity & Ethics, People, Excellence in Service, Safety and Community defines who we are.  We are looking for talented people who embody these values to join our organization. 


We offer a best in class benefits package that includes company paid premiums for medical, vision, dental and life insurance.  SAM-CS provides a VERY generous 401 (k) plan, 401 (k) profit sharing AND performance-based bonuses.


SAM-CS is an EOE/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V. If you are interested in applying for employment with SAM-CS and need special assistance to apply for a posted position, please contact (512) 685-3556 to leave a message or send an e-mail to careers@sam.biz


SAM-CS, LLC is not seeking nor intends to consider neither unsolicited resumes nor other information on job candidates from third parties, such as recruiters, placement agencies, etc. If, despite this notification, a third party decides to submit a candidate's resume or other information to SAM-CS and SAM-CS chooses to hire such a candidate, SAM-CS has no obligation and expressly disclaims any liability to provide any remuneration or compensation for the hiring of such candidate.


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