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Chief Operations Officer

Downey, CA, USA | The Meruelo Group

  • Industry:
    Hospitality, Travel, & Leisure
  • Position Type:
    Full-Time
  • Functions:
    Operations / Production
  • Experience:
    20+ years
Job Description:
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Meruelo Enterprises, Inc. is a leading company in the construction and engineering industry. We perform engineering & construction work in a variety of market segments. We are headquartered in Los Angeles with business units in LA, Riverside, San Diego and Ventura performing work throughout California.

The Chief Operations Officer (COO) will report to the President of Meruelo Enterprises, Inc (MEI). The COO is responsible for implementing the vision set by the President of MEI. The COO under the direction of the President will formulate the company’s strategic planning to achieve the objectives of the business plan with the aim of maximizing return and minimizing risk for the company.

CORE ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Implement the vision set by the President of MEI construction.

Assist with formulating the company’s strategic planning to achieve the objectives of the business plan, with the aim of maximizing return and minimizing risk for the company.

Setting up measurable standards of performance for each company/department and measuring that performance against established goals.

Track and manage performance.

Work with construction companies to evaluate impact of current and anticipated work methods, business processes, and resource allocation on work execution.

Analyze historical work, cost, and resource needs data to identify trends, and bottlenecks.

Establish company-wide systems and procedures for reporting, project controls, financial controls, and employee relations.

Participate in variety of strategy meetings to recommend approaches for construction company operations planning.

Develop Organizationeling strategies for forecasting.

Lead companies during changes in financial cycles.

Communicate company statuses, both verbally and in written correspondence, to senior executives, project team members, consultants, and partners.

Collaborate with operational, financial, and other managers to develop integrated plans and identify associated risks

Provide functional management to construction company presidents and managers.

Be thoroughly versed in the operations of the construction companies.

Be an innovative leader in marketing and operations.

Create a company cultural consistent with the vision of the owners.

Clearly communicate the company’s status and direction to staff.

REQUIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

Must possess a bachelor's degree

Typically possesses 20+ years of progressive construction experience

Must have a minimum of seven years as a Vice President or Divisional Manager managing projects in excess of $50 million of construction value.

Demonstrated experience maximize company profitability

Demonstrated experience creating and implementing corporate growth strategies and positioning companies to excel in its marketplace.

Ability to comfortably communicate, both verbally and in written correspondence, to senior executives, project team members, consultants, and partners.

Heavy Oil/Gas/Transportation or Electrical Industry leaders highly preferred.


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