I am a versatile Operations Manager who thrives in the challenging and fast-paced outdoor advertising environment of Lamar Company # 235 for the entire state of SD. Assertive and enthusiastic, with extensive knowledge of the construction and production activities involved in running the operations with an unsurpassed worth ethic. Dedicated and effective leader who has streamlined operations and increased productivity for my Lamar company. Team leader of the staff by instilling safety, company policies and procedures all with the drive for an efficient and productive plant operation. Improved maintenance and upgraded vehicles and equipment for the state. Cleaned up and reorganized all shop building and yard areas.
Completely revamped the operations division for Company #235 since I took over as Ops Manager. Improved productivity and processes, increased accuracy and cleaned up reporting to Corporate, managed the conversion to Smart Link, removed dead beat signs, increased digital signs to15, cleaned up old files and inventory, created efficiencies in sign posting saving staff time & fuel costs.
Multi site manager for the state of SD; maintain all vehicles, equipment and grounds, reorganized shops and yards; improved management processes of sign inventory recommending additions to 15 digitals and relocation or removal of non production signs; improved maintenance and construction processes; improved record keeping and reporting to hdqrs; cleaned up old inventory records and streamlined work process for more efficiencies thus containing budget and costs.
Set up job sites for new projects, managed and performed Hydrocutting jobs, Site cleanup and dismantle, completed punch lists, delivered project supplies to masons, and minor brick work.
Owned and operated a local sign shop. Increased sales by 25% within first 12 months then sold business. Scheduled all projects and directed staff; boosted company efficiency through technology upgrades and process improvements.
Sold heavy equipment to the western SD region. Maintained records and reports for corp.
Managed a county government for its highways, roads & bridges. Built, constructed,and repaired all infrastructures. Established and worked within a strict budget, managed the floods to the area in 1994, maintained a staff of 32 and had a great working relationship to the governing elected board. Learned to work within a political environment.
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