Construction Operations Manager - Eastern KY

Hagerhill, KY, US, 41222

Mountain Enterprises Inc



Job ID:  486249


Headquartered in Lexington, Kentucky, the Mountain Companies (comprised of Mountain Enterprises, Mountain Materials, and Mountain Aggregates) have been providing asphalt paving and aggregate services to the state of Kentucky for decades. From concrete construction to asphalt paving and quarry operations, we at the Mountain Companies pride ourselves on the multitude of services we can offer our customers. Privately owned and operated until 2006, the Mountain Companies later joined CRH. By being a part of the CRH family, we are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that come together to form CRH. CRH is the number one asphalt producer and paver, the largest aggregates producer and the second largest ready-mix producer in North America. We are also the number four cement producer in North America and a leader in Canada. CRH operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Construction Operations Manager

Job Description Summary


This is a senior leadership position for Mountain Enterprises, Inc. and is responsible for the operational management of the construction line of business.  



  • Must have a strong proven track record of operational management excellence, project performance, project profitability, and employee development.
  • Generate a strategic plan for projects, including development of a schedule and management of the budget for each project.
  • Must possess a strong sense of strategic vision with ability to effectively deliver results in a team environment.
  • Proven ability to recruit, hire and develop a team capable of achieving strategic business goals and objectives.
  • Ensure targeted P&L objectives are achieved including working capital and overhead management.
  • Ensure leadership development of entire operations team.
  • Ensure effective and consistent use of operating platforms, including construction accounting procedures.
  • Successful completion and profitability on all projects.
  • Manage all meetings associated with each project.



  • Effectively manage and direct Area & Project Managers.  Monitor schedules and resources as they relate to the coordination of project specific issues.
  • Plan, staff, and supervise all assigned work unit activities through Area & Project Managers.

to ensure a cohesive operational unit.

  • Provide advice, guidance, and direction to direct reports towards their professional development.
  • Maintain primary profit/loss responsibility for assigned operational units.
  • Assist Area & Project Managers in project related issues as needed.
  • Represent the company at project related meetings as requested.
  • Assist Estimators in the review of estimates.
  • Assist Area & Project Managers with Client and/or Subcontractor relationships.
  • Manage accurate construction accounting reporting to the back office.



  • Qualified candidates will possess a B.S. in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, or related degree and have 10 years’ experience in Paving/Grading Construction.
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft software operating environment required and knowledge of HCSS Heavy Bid estimating software preferred.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills are required to interact appropriately with owners/customers.



What CRH Offers You


  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion



About CRH


CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.


If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!


Mountain Enterprises, Inc., a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


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Date:  Nov 28, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Huntington

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