Construction Operations Manager - Omni Engineering - Omaha, NE

Omaha, NE, US, 68138

Midwest - Omni



Job ID:  496093


OMNI Engineering, a CRH company, started its business in 1985 in Omaha, Nebraska.  OMNI is involved in heavy highway construction as well as private and commercial site construction.  Its primary business involves the manufacture and placement of asphalt for roads, city streets and parking lots.  Currently, OMNI Engineering employs around 200 employees and remains a competitive force in the Omaha market.


Position Overview

The Construction Manager is responsible for personnel and daily operations of multiple construction crews including but not limited to safety, hiring, training, coaching and discipline of employees, production efficiencies, quality control, inventory and adhering to environmental and local rules and regulations.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

  • Promotes safe operating practices through employee engagement to identify, report and correct safety concerns.

  • Coordinates with others to establish production schedules and efficient use of personnel to meet customer demands and optimize production capabilities.

  • Utilize KPIs to evaluate performance metrics to drive continuous improvement.

  • Communicates with General Manager and department staff on issues affecting personnel, safety, maintenance, production efficiency, product quality, current and upcoming projects, and competition.

  • Works with General Manager, HR, Superintendents, Project Managers and/or Safety Department to interview, hire, train, coach, engage, evaluate and when necessary, discipline employees.

  • Ensures operations are in full compliance with federal, state, and local regulations including OSHA, MSHA, etc.

  • Reviews daily inventory levels with production facilities and Customer Service Center.

  • Responsible for ensuring crews maintain State and DOT certifications, environmental inspection and reporting, fuel reports, equipment reports as well as any other documentation required by Federal, State and Local regulations.

  • Responds to employee and customer related issues and project delivery challenges.

  • Maintains a working knowledge of bidding practices, operational practices, and mobile production equipment as well as preventative and proactive maintenance schedules.

  • Participates in weekly safety meetings and weekly management team meetings.

  • Works with and leads salaried and hourly employees to successfully build and maintain a positive work environment.

  • Attend association meetings.

  • Other duties as assigned.



To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Any requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) required; and 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Experience in asphalt and concrete construction or other directly related industry experience preferred.

  • Experience using bidding software, and scheduling software preferred.


Work Requirements

  • Must be 18 years in age or older.

  • Must pass drug screen and criminal background check.

  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license.

  • Regular and consistent attendance is required and must be willing to work evenings and weekends when necessary.

  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.

  • Willingness to work independently or within a team environment and assist the team with other duties as required.


Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to train, motive and lead employees.

  • Basic knowledge of labor and employment laws.

  • Demonstrate a hands-on, collaborative approach; work well in a team. 

  • Ability to summarize data from different sources into a concise format that can be easily expanded and communicated to support initiatives.

  • Ability to facilitate change management and influence positive responses.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software (Word, Excel Outlook). Willingness and ability to learn additional computer software and computer programs. 


Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, talk, or listen. 

  • The employee is frequently required to sit, climb, and use hands to finger, handle, or feel, stand, walk, crawl, kneel, bend, and reach with hands and arms above their shoulders. 

  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 lbs. 

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception.


Work Environment

While performing field duties of this position, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.  While performing non-field duties of this position, the environment is typical of an office setting and the noise level is usually quiet to moderate.



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!


Omni Engineering, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.


EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link




Date:  May 14, 2024

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

Job Segment: Construction, Operations Manager, Change Management, Construction Engineer, Engineering Manager, Engineering, Operations, Management