Assistant Area Manager

Date: Jan 17, 2023

Location: Beaumont, TX, US

Company: RailWorks

Job ID: 16648 

Benefits Offering
RailWorks is committed to helping our employees live better lives.  We offer comprehensive benefits packages to eligible employees, including competitive pay, medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) with company match, and additional performance incentives.


Pay Range: $66,000 - $85,000/yr 


Position Summary 
Under the direction of the Area Manager, executes strategic plans for the region, assumes P&L responsibility, and is accountable for the region’s day to day operations.  This position ensures that the appropriate infrastructure, systems/processes, and people are in place to achieve business objectives.  The Assistant Area Manager also assists with developing new market opportunities and meeting financial/market targets.  Identifies and communicates new priorities to properly develop business plans and budgets.  


Primary/Essential Responsibilities and Duties
•    Assists with managing the day-to-day operations of the division; provides strict oversight to ensure that all current construction and maintenance projects are being appropriately developed and are progressing on schedule
•    Executes strategic plans for the region under the direction of the Area Manager.
•    Assists with identifying and developing new business opportunities to grow the division
•    Dedicates time and attention to customers, vendors, and suppliers
•    Ensures that plans, objectives, and revenue targets are being met
•    Collaborates with and manages key relationships to effectively integrate efforts for new business
•    Provides superior customer service, maintains positive business relations with all vendors and suppliers, and leverages current customer, vendor, and supplier relationships 
•    Provides for a safe work environment and maintains required staffing levels and proper maintenance and utilization of equipment
•    Adheres to all federal state and local regulations 
•    Adheres to collective bargaining agreements and maintains a positive working relationship with the local union
•    Participates in industry-related conferences


Required Skills and Qualifications 
•    Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction or Project Management; an advanced degree is a plus (In lieu of a degree, extensive experience in the military, railroad/construction, or related field will be considered)
•    A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a general management role that required P&L responsibility in a multi-location business
•    Broad experience in and understanding of the civil and/or railroad construction industry, including federal and state regulations
•    Broad experience working in a standalone construction business and/or division 
•    Demonstrated progressive responsibility and advancement that includes a proven track record of successful project completion
•    Strong problem resolution skills 
•    Results-oriented, and able to work well both independently and successfully as a truly collaborative/contributing team member  
•    Ability to understand the day-to-day priorities for the division 
•    Willingness to embrace and ability to promote the RailWorks values of Customer Focus, Employee Focus, Industry Leadership, and Integrity
•    Strong interpersonal, written, and verbal communication, and customer service skills 
•    Experience in a union environment is a plus
•    Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office suite

Physical Requirements and Working Conditions

•    Approximately 20% travel, primarily within the region, with some travel throughout the US for various Company meetings and conferences
•    Works in an office environment
•    Frequently sits for long periods of time
•    Frequently speaks, reads, writes, and uses a computer keyboard 
•    May require occasional standing, walking, lifting, stooping, or bending 


This job description is not intended to represent a complete, comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities that may be required in this position.  There may be unplanned activities and other duties as assigned. 


RailWorks is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with Railworks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

RailWorks is North America’s leading track and transit system experts for over 100 years and with 45 offices across the U.S. and Canada.  We take on challenging projects every day and our success rely on a collaborative and open-minded work environment that encourages teamwork, positivity, and ingenuity.  We are committed to creating a culture of trust, respect, and acceptance.  RailWorks also offers opportunities to grow your career, develop your skills and pursue success. 

RailWorks Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment with RailWorks without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Nearest Major Market: Beaumont