Operations Manager- Maintenance 


Location: Charleston, North Carolina  


Bilfinger is a leading international industrial services provider, active primarily in Continental Europe, Northwest Europe, North America, and the Middle East. With over 4,500 skilled employees in North America, Bilfinger delivers its services across multiple industries that include petrochemical, oil & gas, consumer goods, energy and utilities, and government services. Bilfinger has offices in 40 states, and our project portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, and turnarounds to environmental technologies and digital applications.  We have over 100 years of industrial experience on projects as small as $500 and as large as $40M, performed in every time zone of the United States.



Job Summary:


Responsible for account management and performance of assigned sites. This role reports to the Director of Operations.


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Responsible for hiring, training, performance management and scheduling the staff needed to support assigned project sites
  • Develops and implements transition plans for new work  
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on the assigned project contract(s) and responsible for adherence to these contract(s)
  • Implement training programs to develop Craft and Supervisory Personnel  
  • Review monthly financial reports and takes corrective actions to bring productivity and cost performance within expectations
  • Overall management responsibility for the budget control processes (Field Change Orders) and the preparation of required reports
  • Maintains client relationships, analysis current strategies, and develops improvement action plans
  • Develops KPI reporting requirement process, and ensures effective delivery internally and externally
  • Initiative to drive process and/or system changes for continued improvement of site best practices as it relates to field execution and back office management
  • Reviews site performance with the customer on a quarterly basis
  • Manage timely billing and receivables performance
  • Responsible for leading assigned site rebid process
  • Complies with all company policies and procedures and adheres to company standards
  • Profit/loss accountability to include proper project controls and proactive measures to meet or beat budgeted costs
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures concerning employment, compensation, HSEQ, and employee relations
  • Support the Site Manager with the preparation of monthly site reports
  • Manages accounts receivables for the project and works with the customer on the resolution of outstanding items and other opportunities
  • Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of the organization; ability to write routine reports and correspondence; ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals
  • Thorough understanding of maintenance execution and reliability best practices
  • Contribute to project pursuit efforts and effectively present to groups or in interviews for project competitions


Basic Qualifications:


  • Ten or more years of experience in project management or maintenance operations in industrial construction
  • Bachelor’s degree in construction or engineering field preferred
  • CMRP certified preferred
  • SAP experience is preferred
  • Demonstrated leadership abilities
  • Able to deal with customers and others at all levels



Please reach out to Gregory Dwayne Dunning (gregory.dunning@bilfinger.com) in case of any questions related to this position. 


Bilfinger Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.


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Nearest Major Market: Charleston South Carolina
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