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S&B Engineers and Constructors, Ltd. Vice President of Operations / Houston, TX office location in Houston, Texas

Provide direction for the day-to-day operations of the Division implementing plans and policies to achieve overall corporate objectives, insuring profitability.


Position has overall profit/loss responsibility for the division.


Four-year technical or business administration degree or equivalent (advanced degree - MBA - preferred)


Extensive experience in the management of construction operating units. Advanced knowledge of the construction industry and company operations required. Extensive knowledge of financial operations, marketing, estimating, and employee relations required. Excellent organizational, leadership, communication, and analytical skills a necessity.


  • Establish and implement divisional policies, procedures, and organizational structure within the boundaries established by the management team and corporate policy.

  • Develop, direct, and monitor short-term and long-range plans consistent with overall profit and growth objectives of the company.

  • Plan, staff, and supervise all division activities including personnel administration, performance reviews, defining functions, responsibilities, power-to-act, and the like.

  • Provide guidance and direction to subordinate managers in identifying potential clients and desired scope of projects. Maintain an effective business development program, securing profitable work on a routine basis.

  • Confer with professional staff to resolve operating problems, authorize divisional operational procedures, and approve all major estimates.

  • Initiate and maintain liaison with prime client and A/E contacts to facilitate positive relationships and communication.

  • Maintain positive financial posture for assigned division work segments and monitor cost analysis activities on a routine basis. May manage financial aspects of divisions work activities.

  • Perform additional assignments as required by the operating needs of the division or as directed by the Executive Vice President.


Ability to read, analyze and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquires or complaints from clients, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to effectively present information to clients, public groups and/or boards of directors.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Occasionally, will conduct or participate in a field trip to an operating plant or construction site. This requires normal hearing, the ability to stand, walk, reach, climb and balance, clear close and distance vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus. Lifting up to 25 pounds may be required.


Normal work environment will be a business office with moderate noise. Occasionally, may visit or be temporarily assigned to an operating plant or to reside in an office on-site for the duration of a project. This may require exposure to outdoor weather conditions, loud noise, work near moving mechanical parts, electrical energy, construction equipment, vibration, fumes, chemicals and airborne particles.

Posting Title/Job Location: Vice President of Operations / Houston, TX office location

ID: 7524

External Company Name: S & B Infrastructure, Ltd.

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