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Maintenance Operations Manager

Company: Yard Solutions
Location: Dublin
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

YARD SOLUTIONSYard Solutions is a well-established commercial landscape maintenance company. For the last 32 years, we have been dedicated to providing outdoor environments that enrich people's lives. We specialize in commercial mowing/lawncare, snow removal, and award-winning residential hardscape installations.We provide a team-focused environment where our employees thrive under the leadership of industry experts. Our recent branch expansion -provides ample opportunity for career growth while our Yard School training program is ideal for those who are just starting out.Give us a call at 614-836-8205 for more information.Position Overview: -The Maintenance Operations Manager serves as the assistant to the Branch Manager. - This position facilitates all operations and assures crews are meeting hourly goals while also completing work deemed important by the branch manager. - This position acts as the intermediary between customers, vendors, service partners, employees, and the Branch Manager.Salary: Salary: Exempt, $55k-$85k/annually Physical Requirements: Ability to push, pull, lift, move, 50lbs. continuouslyWork Schedule: Hours vary based on seasonal needs as indicated by Branch Manager.Work Location: Dublin, OHWork Conditions: Outdoor environment, some office time, driving intensive.Travel: 70%Equipment/Tools Used: Skid Steer and other heavy equipment, small power tools, small hand tools, landscaping equipment.Primary Responsibilities:

  • Profitability:Meet the requirements of the landscape maintenance division's annual budgets for revenue, overhead and profit.
  • Employee Management: DailyCrew Sendoff: Ensure on-time departure of all crews by designated time, as specified by the Branch ManagerFacilitate Morning huddle:
  • Discuss any changes to the original work day plan
  • Motivate and engage team
  • Foster proactive and effective communication
  • Weekly Safety Talks: document information, collect training sign-in sheet with attendee signatures and date of trainingCrew Optimization: Create efficiencies to reduce hours
  • Train and develop crews to achieve quality results
  • Review, revise and /or set daily plans with each crew in order to keep them on schedule.
  • Pace set and assist them in reducing projected job hours.
  • Ensure quality standards are met or exceeded. Facilitate Crew Leader Meeting: Monthly meeting to discuss success and failures, areas that need improvement, announce performance bonus earnings, and conduct Safety Talk.Crew Planning: Daily scheduling, minimum of 2 weeks ahead of timeQuality Control:
  • Ensure each job is performed to Yard Solution's standards and per contract
  • Correct crews if quality standards are not met.Participate in interviews, hiring, orientation, training, performance reviews and terminations, as needed.
  • Account Management: DailyDevelop a secondary relationship with clients to enhance the customer experience and substantiate the Crew Leaders responsibilities
  • Enhancements:Responsible for identifying and communicating potential enhancement ideas to the account managerWhen able, provide enough detail so the account manager can produce a quote without visiting the site.Lead the weekly Job Handoff Meeting with crew leaders and designers to assure we are making the right decisions, at the right time and ensure all details of the job are known prior to starting
  • Warranty:Ownership of the Warranty process from start to finish.Effectively communicate with clients and staff. Document all communication in shared documents. - -
  • Materials/Equipment:Pick up materials and equipment when necessary.Mange common stock items so inventory is always at our desired amountMaintain tool inventory for each crew.Perform quarterly tool checks
  • Safety: ALWAYS!!!Ensure compliance with company's safety and behavioral policiesWeekly and Monthly Safety Talks
  • Snow Removal: As NeededComplete Area Manager duties as outlined by Snow Area Manager job description.
  • Other Responsibilities:Establish and maintain involvement in community and/or industry activities to promote brand awarenessAssist with shop/ yard duties as required by the Branch ManagerMinimum Requirements:
    • One year of experience managing people, equipment and operations.
    • Experience with Microsoft Office
    • Insurability and ability to operate company's vehicles
    • Knowledge of and ability to operate requisite landscape machinery
    • Ability to work overtime and extended hours determined by Branch Manager.
    • Preferred Skills:
    • Certifications:
    • OCNT or equivalent
    • ODA Applicator's license in Turf and Ornamental
    • Minimum three years' experience in the green industry with a focus in lawncare, mowing, maintenance.
    • 2 or 4 year degree in an accredited landscape-related program
    • Bi-lingual (Spanish) and EnglishKnowledge and Competencies:
      • Strong work ethic, embracing accountability and consistency
      • Effective written and oral communication skills
      • Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced, quickly-changing environment
      • Teamwork collaboration
      • Excellent problem-solving skillsIf you meet the minimum job requirements, are motivated by company growth, and want an opportunity to advance your career--- Join our team!PLEASE BE SURE TO FILL OUT THE ENTIRE APPLICATION. APPLYING WITH JUST A RESUME WILL CAUSE A DELAY IN YOUR APPLICATION PROCESSING!!!A member of our management team will reach out to you soon!Call 614-836-8205 for more details. Go to and click on "Careers" to view all our career opportunities!Powered by JazzHR

Keywords: Yard Solutions, Columbus , Maintenance Operations Manager, Professions , Dublin, Ohio

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