Louis Berger Services, Inc. (LBS) is seeking a full-time Area Operations Manager. The Area Operations Manager serves in a critical leadership role in the project management team supporting the Florida Department of Transportation (FDOT). The Area Operations Manager is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day operations of the project and serves as a leader in transportation safety, quality, schedule, cost, and performance. This position is located in Miami, FL.
*This position is contingent upon award of contract.*
Provides daily oversight of the company’s field operations to include resource allocation, activity scheduling, workload prioritization, issue resolution, customer service, and FDOT client interface.
Ownership and implementation of the company safety program to include updating the project safety plan, conducting safety training, regulatory compliance, and promoting the overall safe operation and culture of the company.
Development of weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual work plans for maintenance of highway and bridge infrastructure assets.
Ensures transportation assets are maintained in a condition that is compliant with the FDOT maintenance rating program (MRP) requirements.
Oversight of personnel and subcontractors in the performance of field operations and maintenance activities. Ensures work is performed on time and within budget.
Ensures company services and work products are delivered in compliance with the FDOT standards and specifications, and reporting requirements.
Completion of deliverables and reporting requirements in accordance with the client contract and company requirements.
Maximizes the use of company’s computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) to manage work orders, capture production, perform quality control, and complete reports.
Performs subcontractor oversight and coordination to ensure subcontractors perform work in accordance with contract requirements.
Understand and abide by ethical behavior and integrity standards, per Louis Berger’s Code of Business Conduct.
Performs other duties as assigned by the project manager.
Associates degree in management, technical or engineering related field. Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management or related field preferred. High school diploma or equivalent plus ten years of field operations supervisory experience acceptable.
Five (5) years of experience in operations management or supervision preferably in transportation, construction, engineering or maintenance field. Experience in a state or local DOT or private toll authority a plus.
Fifteen (15) years of overall experience with 10 years of progressive experience supervising, managing or leading teams and resources.
Experience and familiarity with field operations and construction/maintenance equipment and vehicles. Experience performing road and bridge construction or maintenance highly preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills, bilingual in Spanish a plus.
Basic understanding of Microsoft Office Suite and common software applications.