Division Manager Level 1

A Manager at this level should be able to complete the following tasks in addition to the tasks of the Superintendent or estimator.

  • Learn the skills of the superintendent or estimator whichever is missing
  • Seek out projects to be bid both in private and public work
  • Help coordinate marketing and advertising strategies.
  • Oversee and motivate the estimating staff
  • Manage backlog of work and determine ( with assistance of president) bid mark-up and project risk assessment
  • Learn the legal ramifications of all contractual relationships in construction i.e.: owner-contractor, contractor-subcontractor, CM-subcontractor, contractor-bonding company, architect/engineer-contractor, and owner-subcontractor.
  • Negotiate contract terms with owner. ( Assisted by president and controller)
  • Oversee and motivate project engineering/management staff
  • Oversee scheduling
  • Oversee and motivate superintendents
  • Hire, motivate and dismiss, when necessary, foremen operators, carpenters, laborers etc.
  • Hire, motivate and dismiss estimators, superintendents, project engineers (Assisted by president)
  • Work cooperatively with other division managers to effectively allocate company resources ( labor and equipment)
  • Be ultimately responsible for the safety of all personnel and property on all projects within the division and work co-operatively with the safety director to insure the successful implementation of our safety goals.
  • Is ultimately responsible for the quality of the product constructed by the division
  • Is responsible for the profitability of the division including the cost containment of both divisional and home office overhead
  • Work cooperatively with the equipment division to fully and efficiently utilize the equipment and to contain maintenance and repair costs

Division Manager Level 2: Vice President

A division manager at this level should be able to complete the following tasks in addition to the tasks of a division manager level 1:

  • Manage backlog and profitability without assistance from president
  • Conduct all negotiations with owner
  • Hire motivate and dismiss, when necessary, all staff within the division.
  • Act as a mentor to ambitious and qualified staff within the division. Help encourage and develop the career of others therefore limiting attrition of the top talent in the company
  • Formulate and implement strategic planning for the division
  • Strive to grow the division to new highs

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