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MasTec Industrial Director, Operations O in Vancouver, Washington



MasTec’s Clean Energy and Infrastructure Group (CE&I) is a $2 billion annual revenue business unit that provides construction services for industrial facilities; building products manufacturers, power generation facilities, manufacturing plants; solar, wind, and thermal energy plants; buildings, and infrastructure.

Within the CE&I group, the MasTec Industrial sector includes sister companies Casey Industrial, Phoenix Industrial and Wanzek Industrial. This collective industrial group provides a merit shop, multi-craft industrial contractor with the ability to self-perform all major craft trades that ensures greater safety, quality, flexibility, and economy in delivering the work required to complete each project. The collective experience and knowledge of this team provides comprehensive project development, pre-construction planning, and project management with the mastery to successfully manage projects that meet deliverable and budgetary requirements. With every project, we commit to providing the highest levels of quality, safety, and value.

At MasTec Industrial, we are committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best talent. No matter your role, you will have the opportunity to contribute to our success as we deliver innovative solutions to our clients.


The Director of Operations will be responsible for the project day-to-day operations of the respective Division/Business Unit. Through subordinate Project Managers, Construction Managers and/or Superintendents directs the operations for all assigned projects. Has profit and loss responsibility for projects under their control. Requires operational skills.



  • General:

  • Develop operations plan and direct overall activities to assist in achieving total project objectives. Responsible for budgeting, planning, staffing, safety, quality, and procurement.

  • Direct (through subordinate managers) project activities to obtain optimum use of equipment, facilities, and personnel.

  • Oversee multiple projects consisting of $500 million or more.

  • Business Development:

  • Select and develop prospective relationships that provide the best Go/Get opportunity given the competition, available resources, risk profile, profit potential and capabilities of Casey Industrial.

  • Contact business representatives of potential clients to identify their needs and sell Company value, skills and services.

  • Build long term relationships with owner, OEM, and engineering firm representatives.

  • Meet client’s needs prior to contract execution. Provide advice, liaison, planning, etc. to prospective and current clients.

  • Gain an in-depth knowledge of accounts and contacts garnered through on-line professional networking and social media, internet searches/RSS feeds, connections through LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and other applicable resources.

  • Serve as a company role model and represent the company (as an attendee or a presenter) at trade shows, public relations events, community activities and other client-related events.

  • Financial:

  • Reviews and analyzes expenditure, financial, and operations reports to determine requirements for increasing profits, for respective projects. May coordinate activity with appropriate project operational personnel to ensure total project(s) budgets are met.

  • Manage all financial aspects of contracts by performing cost analysis activities on a routine basis to protect Company's interest while simultaneously maintaining a good relationship with Client.

  • Approves requisitions for equipment, materials, and supplies within limits of Regional/Divisional Office or Facility operational budget. May negotiate contracts with equipment and materials suppliers.

  • In depth understanding of financial/accounting principles.

  • Commercial:

  • Significant experience reviewing and understanding contracts and negotiating experience are required.

  • In depth understanding of Change Order Management with a focus around cost, schedule, and scope management.

  • Stakeholder Management:

  • Interact regularly with senior Company management and client representatives.

  • Attend periodic internal project progress, division/business unit, and corporate meetings. Represent Company in external project meetings.

  • Human Resources:

  • Enforces compliance of project personnel with administrative policies, procedures, safety rules, and governmental regulations.

  • Trains and develops subordinate personnel and approves personnel actions and pay changes for assigned area.

  • Represent Company in project meetings; assists in labor negotiations/strategy meetings, etc.

  • Safety:

  • Through Project Managers, and on-site Construction Managers/Superintendents insure all employees and subcontractors adhere to project, corporate, and client safety processes and policies.

  • Quality:

  • Through Project Managers, and on-site Construction Managers/Superintendents insure all employees and subcontractors adhere to project, corporate, and client quality processes and policies.

  • Preconstruction:

  • In the Preconstruction phase generally receives the Invitation to Bid/Request for Proposal (RFP), reviews the Bid/Contract documents, participates in the Bid Adjudication meeting with Go/No-Go decision.

  • Supports proposal development efforts to adhere to customer RFP requirements along with providing content to position the company with the best chance of winning the project.

  • Supports business unit estimate development with a focus on risks/opportunities and utilizing previous customer hot buttons to give the company the best chance of award.

  • In the Pre-Planning phase reviews/approves the project schedule/budgets and facilitates the handover process to Project/Construction Management.

  • Execution:

  • Monitors/controls the execution phase through administrative direction of Project Managers and on-site Construction Managers/Superintendents to ensure project adheres to schedule and budget; monitor overall safety, quality, and productivity of work performed by the division/business unit operation, investigating potentially serious situations and implementing corrective measures.

  • Other:

  • Assume additional responsibilities as directed by Division/Business Unit Director.

  • Assume additional responsibilities as required by the division/business unit operating needs or as directed by corporate dictate.

  • Manage, lead direct reports, and mentor.


  • Direct Field Supervision and coordinate with other departments for successful preconstruction and construction activities.



  • A four-year construction, engineering or related degree or equivalent combinations of technical training and/or experience, plus extensive (ten or more years) experience/knowledge of construction, design, finance and management required.

  • Prior experience for General Contracting company/Construction Management firm with mid-to-large scale projects of a complex nature.


  • Be knowledgeable of MIC Health and Safety programs and project specific regulations.

  • When on-site, actively participate in daily toolbox meetings with crews and subcontractors.

  • Set a personal example of safe behavior.

  • Advanced understanding of construction/fabrication methods, processes, and supervision of large groups essential

  • Must be able to apply innovative and effective management techniques to maximize employee and project performance.

  • Knowledge of multiple construction delivery models to include EPC, Design-Build, etc.

  • Strong persuasive and influencing skills.

  • A thorough understanding of corporate and industry practices, processes, standards, etc. and their impact on project activities is vital; superior communication and interpersonal (tact, diplomacy, influence, etc.) skills essential.

  • Exceptional ability to interact professionally with clients and all levels of management and to successfully manage business relationships.

  • Ability to use discretion and confidentiality.

  • Strong organizational, management and leadership skills.

  • Significant business, marketing, and estimating skills required.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

  • Outstanding presentation and relationship building skills.

  • Proficiency with standard office software.

  • Other may duties may be assigned


This position requires prolonged sitting at a desk and working at a computer. Must be able to lift up to 20 pounds at times.


This position is a standard full-time position, with general business 40-hour operating schedule, Monday-Friday.


Travel required up to 60%. Regular travel to project site required.


Medical, Dental, Vision, Life insurance, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, 401k, Employee stock purchase plan (ESPP), Legal Services.

MasTec, Inc. is an equal employment opportunity employer. The Company's policy is not to unlawfully discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military status or any other consideration made unlawful by applicable federal, state, or local laws. The Company also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasTec's policy to comply with all applicable state, federal and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Job LocationsUS-WA-Vancouver

Posted Date1 week ago(9/14/2023 3:43 PM)

Requisition ID 2023-24166

of Openings 1

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