Vice President Operations

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Job Summary:

The Vice President, Operations (VP Ops) maintains an intimate knowledge of all projects so they are delivered in accordance with the company goals for safety, quality, schedule and cost management.  The VP Ops is responsible for development of people on the operations team.


Job Scope and Essential Functions:

  • Personnel development, coaching, mentoring and succession planning; operations staffing
  • Cultivate and expand existing client relationships (sales)
  • Attend and be active in industry related organizations
  • Responsible for project compliance, execution and quality control
  • Monitor and identify labor trends and industry issues that may impact the company
  • Detailed review of financial aspects for all client projects; project cost control and reporting
  • Represent KCC at all times in such a manner that enhances the reputation of the firm
  • Promote best practices for pre-construction, construction and post-construction processes and activities; integration of teams and technology
  • Understands technical aspects of building construction
  • Exhibit personal behavior that demonstrates commitment to safety


Role Competency:
  • Decision making / judgement: sorts through complex problems, addresses root causes of issues, makes timely decisions, can make difficult decisions, uses consensus and communicates decisions to others
  • Leadership: actively listens, leads through change, motivates and encourages others
  • People development: provides coaching and feedback, rewards hard work, challenges and develops team, provides visibility and opportunity
  • Strategic planning: creates vision and builds consensus for team goals, communicates direction and results, flexible when necessary, aligns team goals with company vision
  • Perseverance: remain constant, align goals with Company strategy, positive attitude, high regard for oneself and others, overcomes obstacles with integrity, motivated to achieve


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, architecture or construction management
  • OSHA 30 Hour (or advanced)
  • Professional designations desirable (LEED, ASHE, OSHA, CPM)
  • 15+ years’ of construction experience as a jobsite manager and/or project manager (industrial sector)


Technology Skills:
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Microsoft Project
  • Sharepoint
  • Procore
  • Bluebeam


Physical Demands:

is capable of driving short and long distances to visit project sites, capable of walking project sites including demands of ladders, uneven terrain and challenging weather conditions. May travel to out of town project sites via automobile or airplane.


Working Conditions:

95% office environment and 5% field environment

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