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The Boldt Company


Construction Operations Manager

Operations Support Services

Appleton, WI
ID: 210370-911

Who we are:


Build your career with Boldt. As a member of the Boldt team, you’ll collaborate with some of the most knowledgeable professionals in the construction industry. You’ll have the chance to learn new skills and seek greater responsibilities with a team that builds real value in the world around you. You’ll succeed in a workplace culture that recognizes, respects, and values differences. Boldt’s focus on innovation, collaboration, and employee development provides an opportunity for all our employees to Build Boldly.


How your role fits into Boldt:


As an Operations Manager for the Boldt Company, you will serve in an active role providing leadership and oversight for the overall delivery and execution of the work on all our construction projects for your Operating Group, Division or Office. Working closely with the General Manager, Regional Safety leader and the project leadership teams, this role will work collaboratively to ensure that all projects are built on schedule, within budget, to the appropriate level of quality and in compliance with Company safety and procedural policies. This role will have the opportunity to lead and influence construction teams to extraordinary levels of performance in the field. Additionally, the Operations Manager role may be filled at a Vice President level as appropriate.

Required Skills


What you get to do:


 As an Operations Manager for the Boldt Company, your time will be allocated in the following ways:



Construction Operations – 55%

  • With the Regional General Manager and the enterprise Construction Operations Leader, develop consistent metrics for measuring and evaluating the performance of the projects across your Division.
  • Work closely with the project teams to develop their Construction Readiness Programs which are to include comprehensive production plans ensuring that the proposed execution plan will meet or exceed the project objectives.
  • Ensure that the project planning efforts are well guided and that the team’s influence on the supply chain of individual scope of work is well anchored and productive.
  • Closely supervise projects to ensure we are meeting customer, operational and project objectives.
  • Serve as a resource for project teams that are having difficulty achieving satisfactory results.
  • Coordinate the accurate alignment and management of our talent and physical assets. Honesty, fairness, hard work, performance, and a love of construction are what we value.
  • Drive continuous improvement throughout the Division by looking at all areas of the Operations for opportunities to reduce waste and create process improvements.
  • Use technology and education to reduce costs and the amount of time it takes us to execute the projects.
  • Ensure projects are properly staffed and, where appropriate, reallocate resources to improve project efficiencies.
  • Collaborate with other Operating Groups to build the spirit of One Boldt.
  • Lead and interact with all corporate staff and field operations to coordinate the successful execution of all projects.
  • Ensure positive communication between trade partners, sub-contractors, and field crews is maintained to ensure a productive tone and culture.
  • Lead monthly Project Execution Assessment (PEA) for all projects. Participate in monthly corporate PEA review meetings.
  • Lead the office-wide safety program and participate in weekly company-wide safety meetings.
  • Participate in the development and implementation of our Boldt Operational Practices (BOP). Ensure these practices are adhered to at all levels.
  • Support, supervise and ensure that positive labor relations are maintained in conjunction with corporate labor relations resources and all regulatory agencies.
  • Establish a strong culture of accountability, at the individual level and at the team level.
  • Lead division support functions that directly impact project outcomes such as quality, safety, and equipment management teams.
  • Ensure proper project execution business practices are in place and being followed and monitored.

People Leadership - 25%

  • Develop long-term staffing plans including finding and developing talent for future growth.
  • Lead, coach, supervise, and mentor employees to attain their goals and the goals of the company and Operating Group.
  • Cultivate an environment where diversity, equity and inclusion are core beliefs and evident in our day-to-day behaviors.
  • Actively engage in the recruitment, retention, development, and education of our team. Complete employee performance reviews.
  • Enhance our Boldt culture of Honesty, Fairness, Hard Work, Performance, and the Love of Construction.
  • Demonstrate and coach around the following three virtues- Humble, Hungry (drives for vision, purpose and results) and Smart (demonstrate a high level of Emotional intelligence including self-awareness and self-regulation).

Business Development – 20%

  • Work alongside your team to identify new markets, develop teams and assist in business development.
  • Identify new opportunities with new and existing customers and build and maintain personal working relationships with them.
  • Establish communication plans on each project within the division to ensure multiple touch points are achieved on a regular basis with the customer teams.
  • Participate in other business development and work acquisition efforts at the direction of the leader in charge of the specific pursuit.

Required Experience


What we expect from you:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Design or related field.
  • Ten-years or more experience in Construction, Design, Scheduling, Cost Control, and Management.
  • Technical expertise on how projects are constructed.
  • Ability to communicate across a wide range of individuals from craft workers to trade partners and designers to customer executives.
  • Possess a broad understanding of successful project delivery including financial data, production planning, and lean process improvement techniques, as well as maintaining a good working relationship with all team members to ensure the success and well-being of all.
  • Apply innovative management techniques to inspire and empower teams to produce desired results. Success in this role is accomplishing a successful work result through others.
  • Possess a comprehensive understanding of Boldt and industry practices.


Physical requirements and working conditions:


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to position objects and operate tools or controls. Employee occasionally uses computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to position self to maneuver in confined or awkward spaces. The employee regularly is required to remain in a stationary position and move to access people or machinery or workspaces. Employee is occasionally required to ascend and/or descend a ladder or stairs to reach work areas. The employee must regularly move up to 20 pounds and occasionally move up to 50 pounds. The employee is regularly required to travel (as vehicle driver and as passenger on various modes of transportation) and frequently performs work on-site at construction work sites. Specific abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee views computer monitor regularly. The employee is required to be able to optimally communicate while on the job site and throughout the completion of duties.

The working conditions of this position requires the employee to work both inside and outside in heat/cold, wet/humid, and dry/arid conditions. Frequently required to use personal protective equipment to maintain safety and prevent exposure to harmful materials. The environment for which this position functions may be exposed to prolonged loud noises and may contain scents and fragrances. May be requested to work overtime and weekends.


What we can offer you:


As an employee owned organization, along with a culture built around safety and team collaboration, we offer a variety of employee benefits. In addition to the standard health, 401K, and paid time off benefits, we also offer:

  • An Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP) to share in the company’s success along with an annual bonus based on overall company performance
  • Wellness resources, including a health mentor, health assessments, maternity management, wellness challenges and life care
  • Have equal access to opportunities and resources at all levels of the company
  • Opportunity to grow and persevere including educational reimbursement
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion training programs
  • Mentorship program
  • Community engagement opportunities and Paid Volunteer time off


The Boldt Company is an equal opportunity employer.

If you are an individual with a disability and you need an accommodation or other assistance during the application process, please contact our Human Resources department.

The Boldt Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from third party recruiters.