Austin Industries

Regional Manager/Vice President – South Texas Region

US-TX-Austin
Requisition ID
2017-2331
Category
Management

Overview

Do you want to make a difference when it comes to building iconic transportation infrastructure projects? Are you looking to put your strong, heavy civil construction project management skills to use while building roads and bridges? Austin Bridge & Road is currently seeking a Regional Manager/Vice President – South Texas Region for projects in the South Texas region area. We excel at what we do and are looking for talented construction professionals that want to excel with us.

 

This position will plan and direct the civil operations of Austin Bridge and Road in a manner that ensures approved company objectives are achieved through the effective utilization of human and material resources in the construction and completions of civil projects for Austin Bridge and Road.

Responsibilities

  • Develops and implements strategic plans in harmony with divisional strategy that will achieve desired level of profits and optimum volume consistent with planned growth, continuity, and expansion objectives.
  • Approves budget and authorizes budget expenditures. Approves allocations of Company assets such as cash, equipment, and human resources to maintain or achieve maximum performance.
  • Participates and approves levels of bidding as to size of project, type of project and profit margin insuring proper risk assessment and capability to perform.
  • Develops and leverages a wide network of relationships that effectively position Austin to convert opportunities into new business.
  • Provides advice and counsel and management judgment on specific questions and problems related to the operations and goals of Austin Bridge and Road thereby serving as a technical advisor on civil related problems.
  • Recruiting, selecting, training, directing, retention of and guiding the development of key personnel.
  • Maintains an awareness of competitive practices and general developments in the fields directly related to construction of commercial buildings specifically and the Corporation generally, to enable us to effectively and efficiently meet the needs of the market place.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Pursues excellence in all phases of managing the company’s operations, with constant emphasis on the following:

 

  • Estimating – Accurate and timely preparation of quantity surveys, using best judgment on pricing after reviewing all current cost reports.
  • Contracts – Protecting the company’s interest by careful review of all contracts utilizing the company standard whenever possible.
  • Purchasing – Choosing the best vendor and subcontractor at a competitive price and writing purchase orders and subcontracts that are complete and clear in language as to intent and scope of work.
  • Innovation – The profitable use of appropriate new construction methods and equipment to facilitate and improve building construction to reduce costs and give added value to the owner.
  • Development and maintenance of a favorable image with owners, architects, financial organizations, subcontractors, suppliers, and various publics, to expand the company’s opportunity for new business.
  • Complete in-depth job planning prior to start of work to assure successful completion of the project as related to costs, time schedule and quality of work.
  • Maintenance of company safety standards and appropriate regulatory agency standards.

 

 

 

Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or equivalent required; MBA preferred.
  • 15+ years of experience in the construction industry in the fields of heavy highway, bridges, heavy civil, etc.
  • Experience operating multiple projects with revenues exceeding $100 million.
  • Ability to travel approximately 20% - 30% of the time. 

 

We offer excellent benefits including medical insurance, dental insurance and a matching 401K plan and we are proud to be a 100% Employee Owned Company! To learn more about Employee-Ownership, please go to http://www.austin-ind.com/employee-ownership.

 

Austin Bridge & Road is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

About Austin Bridge and Road

A leader in the heavy highway and transportation infrastructure industry for more than 100 years, Austin Bridge & Road has built landmark projects from Arizona to North Carolina, including complex urban highway interchanges, tollways, runways, port facilities, border crossings, automated people mover guide-ways and specialty bridges. Our customers rely on our expertise in construction management on conventionally bid projects and newer procurement methods, including design-build, construction manager at-risk and construction management/general contracting.

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