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Director of Field Operations

  • Cadence McShane Construction
  • Addison, TX 75001, US
  • Nov 19, 2019
Full time Other

Job Description

Cadence McShane Construction

Director of Field Operations


Job ID: 2019-1366
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Construction Management
Addison, TX


Cadence McShane Construction is looking for a skilled and experienced construction operations professional to join our team as Director of Field of Operations. This role is based out of our Addison, TX headquarters and will provide oversight to all projects under construction in the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex. Your primary responsibilities will include field staff management, scheduling, meeting cost control goals, and ensuring quality of workmanship on each project.

Cadence McShane Construction Company is the builder of choice in the state of Texas and its surrounding region, specializing in the Education, Multifamily, Senior Living, Commercial, and Industrial market sectors. As a highly-experienced provider of general construction, design-build, and construction management, we deploy a culture of relentless service with an entrepreneurial spirit that originates from the inside of each individual and helps constantly deliver reliable results of excellence. Since 1985, our dedication and commitment to this philosophy has built a solid foundation of expertise for everything we do.


Who you are:

  • Someone who can lead and develop teams, while acting with integrity and genuine interest for the growth and success of each team.
  • Someone who can communicate effectively and collaboratively with all team members (superintendents, project managers, subcontractors, owners, architects, field labor)
  • Someone who can resolve conflicts in a professional and respectful manner
  • Someone with the drive and passion to push teams to reach project goals in a safe and effective manner
  • Someone who can mentor and lead others to take ownership and accountability for their work; empowering teams to own the schedule and overall success of each project
  • Someone who is wired to see the bigger picture and raise expectations of his/her field staff
  • Someone who can remain calm in stressful situations, while also pushing to get things done


Additional Requirements:

  • At least 10+ years’ of field coordination experience, or relevant commercial construction project experience
  • Must have a proven history of running successful $50mm+ projects with a general contractor and overseeing a total of $300mm+ worth of work
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret contracts, plans, specifications, and scopes of work
  • Proven track record of meeting deadlines and completing projects within budget
  • Extensive people skills (proven history of working well with all field staff, project managers, subcontractors, owners, and architects)
  • Proven history of collaborating with safety teams to ensure a safety first mindset
  • Ability to identify areas of improvement and recommend classes/steps for continued growth of staff


  • Thorough knowledge of every aspect of building projects
  • Ability to handle stress and work productively with others
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively (written and verbal)
  • Ability to work efficiently and independently
  • Proven, effective leader of multiple teams
  • Ability to delegate and constructively challenge and motivate subordinates
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously
  • Ability to positively influence others’ decisions
  • Proven history of desirable project results


No Agency Inquiries Please

The McShane Companies (McShane Construction Company, Cadence McShane Construction Company, and Conor Commercial Real Estate) do not accept unsolicited resumes, candidates’ names or summaries from staffing agencies, search firms, or third-party recruiters. The McShane Companies will not pay a placement fee in connection with any such unsolicited resumes.