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Director of Operations- Location Open

Company: RJN Group
Location: Wheaton
Posted on: February 25, 2021

Job Description:

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, you will find the contact information to request the appropriate accommodation by visiting the following page: Interested in working for the industry leader? Interested in having a substantial stake in an employee- owned firm? Looking to move into a corporate management role? Currently, we are seeking a Director of Operations to join the RJN family. This is an exciting opportunity for a high performing manager wanting to advance their career from middle management to the next level. Position Summary:
The Director of Operations reports directly to the President and drives strategic initiatives to ensure the proper operational controls, procedures, equipment, processes, and personnel are in place to effectively grow a sustaining and successful organization. The ideal candidate will fulfill the role through a respectful, constructive and energetic style, consistent with the company's vision and core values. They will be effective internal and external communicators, highly organized, strong in time-management with the ability to multi-task. They willingly take on new challenges and are recognized by their take-charge attitude, known for taking the initiative to get assignments started and completed on time. This is an excellent opportunity for a mid-career professional ready to advance into upper management within a fast-growing firm. Position Responsibilities:
-----Implementation of strategic initiatives in accordance with the adopted mission, vision and core values of RJN
-----Oversight of engineering design, professional services and field inspection service offerings ensuring consistency across regional offices
-----P&L management of corporate support departments; oversight of task forces and committees;
-----Troubleshoot operational performance and project execution shortcomings
-----Develop and analyze financial performance metrics to ensure budgetary compliance, cash flow, and profitability goals are met throughout operating units
-----Design and implement business practices, processes, policies and standard operating procedures throughout the organization
-----Evaluate financial and legal risks; review and approve proposals, pricing and contracts; oversee insurance and bonding requirements
-----Drive service diversity and geographic expansion growth strategies
-----Coordinate resource sharing across operating regions top increase utilization and staff shortages
-----Interface with human resources on training, career development programs, employee issues, and policies
-----Interface with IT, Accounting, HR, Sales, and Marketing department to roll out new programs to improve operational effectiveness and efficiency
-----Attract, recruit and retain top talent
-----Drive project execution and delivery to fulfill client and internal performance expectations
-----Manage quality assurance and quality control programs for engineering design and field services
-----Develop, implement and measure the effectiveness of operational systems, processes, work flows, and strategies to improve operational efficiency, quality and production
-----Implement internal and 3rd party software applications into operations services
-----Oversee corporate safety program and ensure compliance throughout all operating units
-----Take on other corporate initiatives as assigned by the President -----Bachelor's degree in Engineering, or technical degree, MBA, from an accredited institution
-----15 years of relevant experience, with at least 5 years in Department or P&L management role
-----Experience within the municipal water, wastewater and stormwater industries
-----Strong leadership and organizational management with experience building high performance teams
-----Detailed, organized, effective time management and proven experience getting things done
-----Previous experience within a client-centric consulting or professional services firm
-----Technology proficiency, especially spreadsheets
-----Demonstrated resourcefulness in setting priorities, managing competing demands and finding solutions
-----Collaborative and engaging communicator with the ability to work across all levels of the organization, with clients and other business partners
-----Ability to travel up to 30% Preferred Skills & Experience
-----Professional Engineering License Physical Demands & Work Environment:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-----Physical demands: Typical office environment requirements.
-----Work environment: The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal.
-----Personal Protective Equipment: None required in office. RJN is an Employee Owned professional engineering and specialty field services firm providing sustainable collection system solutions for infrastructure owners. RJN is an ENR Top 500 Design Firm and Top 200 Environmental Firm as well as a Top 50 Trenchless Technology Design Firm. Since 1975, RJN Group Inc. has provided our customers with value-driven engineering solutions to enable them to meet their service demands from small studies to multi-million dollar capital improvement programs. Our customers are also our neighbors. We have offices from Colorado to the east coast. As corporate citizens, we encourage our staff to support the communities they live in. Those we work for have come to associate our name with trust, creativity, reliability and quality. We let innovation take the lead. We perform unique services for water, wastewater, and stormwater systems by investing in leading technologies to differentiate us. RJN provides a very competitive benefit package including:
-----Company-funded employee stock ownership plan
-----Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability insurance benefits
-----401K matching retirement plan
-----Flexible work arrangements and schedule
-----Professional development opportunities
-----Wellness programs
-----Paid Vacation, Personal, and Sick time off
-----Holiday time off
-----Casual dress code RJN is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We support a diverse work force. Qualifications Education Required Bachelors or better. Licenses & Certifications Preferred Professional Engineer Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c) RJN Group, Inc. proudly Employee-Owned since 1995

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