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Operations Manager, TAB

Houston, TX

Operations Manager Position Responsibilities

  • Responsible for application, design and promotion, verification and service of all company products and services to include the direction of staff in project management and technical services.  Ensures the performance of company resources. Creates maximum customer satisfaction and meets or exceeds the revenue and profit objectives contained in the project estimate and that of the Predetermined Plan for Profit. 
  • Forecast and track the equipment, manpower and budget requirements for construction. Monitors cost and labor performance to estimates, works with Project Managers and Controller to forecast cost to complete on projects as required by company policy.  Implements corrective actions as required to ensure performance to plan. 
  • Optimizes performance of departments under his/her direction, to include reducing errors and go-backs across all activities, labor realization and project hours as a percentage of hours paid and reduces/compresses lead- and cycle-time throughout the chain of value creation.
  • Develops and fosters a high-level relationship with key members of customer management staff. 
  • Determine/enforce the Operations Department policies regarding employee responsibilities, training, workmanship quality, daily planning, and scheduling. 
  • Develop innovations and ideas on new equipment, processes, operating techniques and procedures to reduce direct job expense, improve deliverables, and enhance safety.
  • Manage company facilities including warehouse, testing facility, tool/equipment inventories, vehicles, shop, catalog and other reference resources. 
  • Assists the Sales Manager in marketing the company services to potential customers. 
  • Support the Branch General Manager in development of strategic and operating plans, and Predetermined Plan for Profit.
  • Conduct employee evaluations for direct-reports and ensures annual reviews are conducted on all personnel under his/her oversight. Ensures employee retention. 
  • Establish procedures for maintenance of equipment. Assign equipment to employees and maintain accountability of issued equipment.
  • Review and approve all new contracts.
  • Proposes and develops policies and procedures for review and approval by Branch General Manager and President, as applicable, to streamline, structure, and improve operational efficiency and effectiveness. 

Operations Manager Qualifications

  • High School Diploma Required, Bachelor's degree from a university preferred.
  • NEBB TAB CP Certifications or AABC Required.
  • Ten (10) years of operations experience in the HVAC, TAB or Professional Building Services industry with five (5) years management experience in operations preferred. 
  • Must understand the construction and service business theory. Must have the specific industry knowledge necessary to evaluate risk and make decisions that benefit the company.    
  • Must understand general aspects of contract law, taxes, and construction contracts, and possess fundamental financial and budgetary acumen. 
  • Must understand the current and future capabilities of the service being provided and maintained by the company, and customers being served. 
  • Must have the demonstrated ability to manage people effectively. 
  • Must possess the business skills needed to coordinate the total growth effort of the operations department of the company.
  • Must be able to prepare and deliver complex product presentations, and to be able to train and coach others in effective presentation of programs. 
  • Mathematics: Must comprehend advanced arithmetical functions to compute discounts, ratios and conversions.  Must comprehend complex accounting calculations and budget management. 


  • Health + Life Insurance

    DAC offers a cost-effective, comprehensive package of medical, dental and vision options for all employees. Employees are also eligible for company-provided and buy-up disability and life insurance options.

  • Paid Time Off

    DAC provides paid time off for all employees with escalating accruals for tenure.

  • Professional Development

    We encourage our people to excel in their careers and offer a reimbursement program to support their education, certifications and professional growth.

  • Profit Sharing

    Our success is based on the hard work of our people, and we provide a profit sharing program to reward them.

  • Retirement Savings

    We provide a 401K retirement savings program supported by a leading, global financial services firm, with matching company contributions.

  • Supplemental Insurance

    In addition to traditional insurance, DAC has collaborated with industry leading partners to provide employees supplemental options for life and health insurance.