• Operations Manager - Construction

    Job Locations US-NC-Pineville
    Posted Date 2 weeks ago(9/3/2019 10:18 AM)
    Landscape Construction
  • Overview

    Ruppert Landscape is a large, growing commercial landscape installation and commercial grounds management company. Headquartered on a 700-acre tree nursery in a state of the art LEED certified campus in Montgomery County, MD, the company has operations in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Georgia and Texas. Ruppert Landscape specializes in delivering exceptional commercial landscape services and is part of an organization that has been growing successful companies since 1977. The company has a distinct culture that sets it apart from its competition and allows it to deliver the highest quality products and services available.


    We currently have an opportunity for an Operations Manager to assist with our team in the Charlotte, NC branch. 


    • Hire, train, and supervise Purchaser, Production Manager and Project Managers
    • Ensure employee onboarding and employee evaluations are seamless and on time
    • Ensure that all policies and procedures are disseminated and followed
    • Develop bench strength throughout the branch
    • Exceed each customer’s expectation for quality, workmanship and service
    • Establish job cost goals and monitor performance
    • Allocate manpower and equipment resources to each Production or Project Manager
    • Maximize fleet usage and minimize rental equipment costs
    • Approve all subcontract agreements prior to commencing work
    • Build relationships with subcontractors and ensure that they are managed effectively
    • Provide feedback to the Estimators on the accuracy of direct cost estimates
    • Ensure that daily field reports are completed accurately
    • Review all customer bills with the Contract Administrator and assist with collections
    • Conduct weekly production meetings and address challenges











               Basic Requirements:


    • Ability to analyze situations, consider options, and decide on actions quickly
    • Extensive knowledge of contracting, in general, and landscape installation OR construciton site work
    • Basic knowledge of plant material and best horticultural practice
    • Ability to establish productivity benchmarks and motivate employees to achieve goals
    • Ability to interpret and utilize accounting and financial reports
    • Strong organizational and time management skills
    • Proficiency in Word, Excel, Outlook


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