Director Operations, Nuclear
Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc. - Williamsburg, VA

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Position Summary: Responsible for executive management for all DZ Atlantic M&M and project work with one of our clients. Primarily responsible for assisting the Vice President Operations in serving as client account manager, responsible for developing and maintaining strong working relationships with client's key stakeholders. Will possess a deep understanding of client's operations and needs (current and future) and effectively leverage ECM's capabilities to meet them. Must anticipate and resolve operational issues of the projects while ensuring that best practices are captured and shared across the organization. Provide input and guidance to ensure that all contract-related issues are identified timely, documented, addressed and resolved.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for effectively achieving financial, operational, customer retention and safety goals with clients.

Works through others to achieve results by communicating expectations and providing adequate oversight. Coaches, monitors and holds staff accountable for performance metrics on operational goals.

Develop and maintain strong working relationships with client's key stakeholders. Proactively interacts with key stakeholders to understand and respond to their needs (current and future). Exhibit extraordinary responsiveness in meeting customer needs and expectations. Facilitate cross organizational communications, coordination and transparency.

Champion for organizational commitment to safety and to D&Z's values.

Effectively works with functional areas to achieve shared goals, problem solve conflicts and establish/promote best practices.

Provide leadership for effective talent acquisition and development.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Technical/Industry Expertise
Demonstrated background in maintenance and/or construction management within the
Nuclear Industry; experience does not necessarily need to be with an M&M contractor, although highly preferred; Strong knowledge and experience in project management and project controls, preferably at the field or site level.

Operations Savvy
Action oriented; can be counted on to consistently exceed goals; bottom-line oriented; clearly assigns responsibility for tasks and decisions; pushes others for results and holds them accountable; works through others to achieve results; maintains big-picture view of key projects and initiatives without getting lost in the detail.
Builds Strategic Client Relationships
Develops and sustains effective long-term business relationships with people, especially at senior levels (internally and externally) to create value and influence customer buying patterns and increase sales revenue growth and market share.
Communicates with Impact
Clearly and consistently gets information across in a timely and effective manner both verbally and in writing. Demonstrates the ability to influence people and get them to take appropriate action.
Minimum Education and Experience

Must have experience in the Nuclear Industry
Open Shop Preferrred....
Bachelor's Degree, preferably in engineering, construction management or a related field.

15+ years progressive and relevant experience with Nuclear power industry.

Significant experience running project work from a management perspective.

Company Description:
Day & Zimmermann Group, Inc. provides industrial, defense, and workforce solutions for commercial and government customers in the United States and internationally. It offers engineering, procurement, fabrication, construction, maintenance, and related specialty services for power, process, and industrial markets; and mission-critical services, including architecture, engineering, and construction for military facilities, ammunition production and storage, base operations, and equipment maintenance, as well as security services for military installations and posts. The company also provides munitions products and related services, including load, assemble, and pack, as well as storage, logistics, demilitarization, and facility operations and program management for the United States Department of Defense and defense prime contractors. In addition, it offers temporary staffing and direct placement, contingent workforce management, 1099 audit and control, SOW classification, contingent payroll, recruitment process outsourcing, and the Yoh Exchange services. Day & Zimmermann Group serves business and financial services, chemical, government and defense, manufacturing, microelectronics, oil and gas, pharmaceutical and life sciences, power, technology, and telecommunications markets. The company was founded in 1901 and is based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.