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General Operations Manager

Sargent Electric Company
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
November 06, 2018


Sargent Electric Company - Consistently named one of the Top Fastest Growing Companies. Also, Awarded Safety recognition by Specialty Trades Insurance Company for the large company bracket and The Association of Union Constructors! Established in 1907, Sargent Electric Company has since evolved into one of the largest electrical contracting companies in the area, providing comprehensive services to our clients.

We are looking for an experience GENERAL OPERATIONS MANAGER (in a possible remote position) for our Terre Haute, Indiana office. The primary functions of this position include the leadership of the Terre Haute, Indiana operations, which includes estimating services, project management, controls and field operations. This position will assist with the development of a yearly industry group plan that is designed to support the strategic goals and the overall growth and financial objectives of the Company.


* Oversee all construction activities of the assigned industry group and ensure projects are completed as safely as possible, with the highest degree of integrity, quality workmanship, on-time performance, within budget, and with satisfied clients.

* Plan, organize and manage key staff positions so as to ensure the proper utilization of assigned project personnel.

* Establish industry group objectives and performance standards as defined by the Company’s operating policies and procedures, and as defined for individual projects during the formal project turnover process.

* Attend, as appropriate, project turnover meetings and provide the necessary leadership and input to ensure the sessions are as successful as possible.

* Have a complete understanding of all plans, contract and specification requirements associated with the group’s projects to ensure the Company’s interests are protected at all times, specific contractual obligations are adhered to and all work is completed accordingly.

* Participate in the development of all project schedules, budgets, and other project related reports.

* Develop and maintain strong working relationships with past, present and potential group clients, engineers, vendors, and other group related firms and personnel. This is done to minimize conflicts and maximize the outcomes of all group project related activities, and to nurture future project opportunities for the group.

* As necessary, attend project meetings and provide meaningful input, support and follow up.

* Assist, as necessary, with any labor relation issues in accordance with established Company policies and procedures.

* Take immediate corrective action should an employee not follow Company policies and procedures.

* Be a “Builder of People” by actively promoting the advancement of group personnel. Continually monitor employee skill development needs and growth opportunities, and be proactive in recommending any skill enhancement/remediation initiatives needed. Actively support and utilize the Company’s Employee Evaluation Program as a tool in identifying specific employee training/career advancement/remedial needs.

* Assume a leadership role in all employee recruitment, retention and training initiatives.

* Continually monitor the safety performance of the group’s projects to ensure compliance with all Company safety policies and procedures. Take immediate corrective action, whenever necessary, so as to protect employees and Company safety performance goals and initiatives.

* Actively support and participate in, as necessary, group estimating and business development activities to help achieve pre-determined group growth goals.

* Assume additional duties and responsibilities as delegated by Sargent Electrical Management.


* Bachelors degree in Construction Management, Business, or any Engineering.

* A minimum of 5 years’ electrical project management construction experience.

* Thorough understanding of labor risk factors including, but not limited to, location, weather, labor availability, installation difficulty, and electrical systems construction projects.