ATSS is seeking a Director of Construction for a direct opportunity in the Gulf Coast Area.
Director of Construction
GENERAL FUNCTION: The Construction Director reports directly to the Vice President of Production.  The Construction Director is responsible for managing all construction activities for the company’s marine vessel contracts, working collaboratively with the Program Manager, as well as the Craft Director.  This includes oversight of the project specific work planning, sequencing, scheduling, supply chain, field engineering construction activities, and the day-to-day management oversight of all project assigned suppliers and subcontractors.   The Construction Director is also responsible for the day- to-day operations in and on the company’s construction facilities and properties.


TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities


Develops work plans which support the project specific contractual obligations.
Manages the construction management staff (boat foremen), and the field engineering team with an oversight on the production engineering staff.
Oversees the daily activities and performance of the assigned sub-contractors.
Monitors all work for compliance to schedules, department budgets, safety regulations, and the contract documents and specifications.
Coordinates meetings and problem solving critique’s with the shipbuilding value stream as required in order to more quickly resolve construction drawing and deck plate problems.
Attends progress and schedule meetings, requires necessary and prudent status reports, and delivers presentations at the executive level.
Recommends production policy and procedure improvements.
Supports company safety vision and complies with all safety rules, policies, and procedures; maintains accountability for safety performance of subordinate personnel.



Excellent interpersonal skills.  
Strong analytical skills.  
Ability to work in a team environment.  
Strong computer literacy.  
Understanding of, and ability to measure, business value stream.
Strong internal and external relationship management skills.

EXPERIENCE & TRAINING: 10 plus years’ operations management experience covering a broad spectrum of business disciplines to include contract management, cost accounting, risk management and quality assurance. Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field or any equivalent combination of experience and training which results in the required knowledge, skills and abilities.