Branch Manager - Seattle
Job Details
Seattle - Auburn, WA
Description

As a Branch Manager, you will have overall responsibility for all aspects of field operations and office administration at your assigned branch. You’ll be responsible for staff and you’ll work closely with other senior managers and department managers to drive profitability and improve on operational efficiencies for the area in which responsibility is placed.

Essential Duties

Business Administration & Development

  • Develop a firm understanding of the branch’s Profit & Loss statement in order to implement strategic operational efficiencies and a proactive approach to budgeting
  • Perform analyses of the expenditures in relation to the budgeted figures
  • Develop, coordinate and implement marketing plans designed to maintain and increase existing business and capture new opportunities
  • Set sales/service goals as well as recommending and implementing initiatives to increase and improve the branch sales/service record
  • Drive profitability through strategic methods such as cost cutting, developing efficiencies and other methods as approved by management
  •  Responsible for following proper administrative procedures such as purchase orders, billing paperwork, invoices, work receipts, etc.

Service Operations

  • Dispatching and scheduling of all field operations
  • Responsible for accurate and timely submission of all paperwork including work receipts for field staff, billing worksheets, purchase orders, change orders, petty cash reports, expense reports, accident reports and all paperwork as assigned
  • Estimating, planning and project management responsibility ensuring customers are provided compliant and accurate traffic control estimates, plans and services in the required time frame
  • Co-operate with sub-contractors on the work progress

Product Sales & Rentals

  • Responsible for all aspects of inventory controls and reporting (monthly at a minimum).  The Branch Manager should take the initiative to propose solutions for enhanced inventory methods and if necessary staffing for better overall inventory controls
  • Accountable for petty cash fund that is issued to the branch office, and ensuring submission of monthly Petty Cash Report to corporate office with backup.
  • Responsible for any paperwork related to inventory, sales, rentals and rental equipment

Employee Development & Recruitment

  • Ensure a professional, stimulating and supportive work environment in the field as well as in the office
  • Recruitment, training, cross-training and development of all staff
  • Conduct employee performance reviews during the 90 day orientation period, at 6 months and annually providing recommendations for salary and development initiatives
  • Employee reprimands, counseling’s, suspensions and terminations as approved by corporate office

Facilities & Fleet

  • Responsible for facility maintenance, security and safety
  • Ensure compliance to OSHA standards. 
  • Responsible for facility’s image, appearance and organization
  • With approval from corporate office, set up all vendor and utility accounts
  • Obtain permits and licenses as required as well as being responsible for all permit checks issued to branch office
  • Responsible for all aspects of fleet management, maintenance, and reporting as directed by corporate office and the TMI Fleet Manager

Safety

  • Responsible for all areas of safety including operations being performed in the field.  Branch Manager will drive safety initiatives including regular safety meetings, OSHA compliance, OSHA reporting forms (300A, etc.), training of all staff and other initiatives as directed by management in order to maintain an excellent safety record
  • Conduct bi-weekly safety meetings to reinforce safety commitment and training
  • Ensure timely treatment for all work related injury and/or illnesses sustained by TMI employees. 
  • Responsible for timely reporting of all work related injury and/or illnesses sustained by TMI employees to corporate office, including completion of required report

Reporting

  • First week of each month a recap of monthly meeting with key branch personnel should be sent to COO
Qualifications

Required Knowledge

  • High level knowledge of MUTCD guidelines and regulations
  • Budget Analysis
  • Profit and Loss Analysis
  • Proven record of analyzing and bringing efficiencies to operations

Equipment Operated

  • Vehicles (Trucks/Cars) of various sizes
  • Flatbed trucks
  • Forklift
  • Trailer mounted warning signs
  • Cones, delineators, drums, barricades, signs and various other traffic control devices
  • Trailer

Physical Requirements & Work Environment

  • Requires standing for prolonged periods of time
  • Requires lifting up 50lb
  • Requires using hands to handle, control or lift objects
  • Requires being outside and exposed to environmental conditions
  • Requires being in construction environment
  • Requires repetitive movement
  • Exposure to work near moving mechanical parts, heavy equipment and moving vehicular traffic
  • Exposure to reasonable noise levels

Education and Experience

  • College degree in construction management or any related field or equivalent combination of technical training and/or experience.
  • Minimum four years of relevant experience, preferably in construction.
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