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General Manager (Evansville, IN)

Job description

The General Manager is responsible for the successful management, direction, and profitability of the division.  The General Manager oversees the direction of the present and the future growth patterns of the division by developing diversified areas for successful profitable growth.  This position will perform all essential functions and responsibilities in accordance with the company’s values and beliefs and in alignment with our policies. The GM has overall responsibility for the planning, marketing, staffing, controlling, profitability of the division.

As the General Manager, reporting to The Senior VP of Operations, you will have the opportunity to:
  • Build the organization internally through training, educating, and developing associates.
  • Support the corporate strategic plan and integrating it into the construction business plans.
  • Design and implement the annual business plan and provide specific and consistent direction to project managers.
  • Establish and promote contacts with potential owners and past clients to obtain work.
  • Pursue new areas of revenue, which the company is capable of performing.
  • Prevent and resolve claims, disputes and contingent liabilities.
  • Oversee hiring and termination of personnel in accordance with applicable policies and Federal laws.
  • Develop short-term goals such as the yearly budget, mix of work to be accomplished, personnel and overhead requirements, capital expenditures, and profit objectives.
  • Ensure that key personnel are well informed concerning the short and long-range goals of the corporation and are cognizant of their required contribution to these goals.
  • Ensure that the day-to-day activities, goals, and problems of the organization are communicated to the leadership.
  • Visit projects and regional offices on a regular, planned basis. (Both Scheduled and Unscheduled)
  • Conduct personal meetings with the project teams and the Senior Vice President of Operations to monitor status of costs, schedule, and profit improvement over original project objectives.
  • Ensure that all project control meetings, especially pre-job and post-job sessions, are conducted consistently for each major project, and are thoroughly documented
  • Master degree in Mining Engineering, Construction Management, Business Administration or similar
  • 20 or more years of experience in the mining sector with an emphasis in equipment
  • Knowledge of all aspects of the mining equipment industry including installations and maintenance
  • MSHA certified instructor for surface and underground
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, leadership and organizational skills
  • Willingness to travel (25% to 40%)
  • Valid Driver’s License and clean driving record