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Program Director

Company: RK Mechanical, Inc.
Location: Aurora
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

RK is a multifaceted, industry-leading, specialty contractor headquartered in Denver, CO, with decades of experience working in the construction, manufacturing and building services industries. As a second-generation family-owned enterprise, RK prides itself on developing strong relationships with customers, as true project partners, throughout the Mountain West region. RK brings creativity, performance and optimism to every project.RK Mission Critical provides custom-engineered modular solutions for the data and telecom industries. We're a single source solutions provider that can handle complex and high-volume projects. We listen carefully to customer needs and have the experience to develop solutions that others can't or won't.The peRKs:RK Contributions

  • Four medical plans with HSA and FSA options for you and your family
  • 401(k) plan with company match that is 100% immediately vested
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Short-term and long-term disability plans available after one year
  • Company provided life insurance and AD&D with options for supplemental buy-ups.
  • Paid time off and holidays
  • Weekly payIn-house Programs
    • Career development training for all levels through RK University
    • Discounts on product and services for life's necessities such as phone, internet and work apparel
    • Fun company and team building events, and volunteering opportunities.Partnership Programs
      • Confidential counseling for personal issues, financial advice and more
      • Discounts on entertainment including amusement park tickets, restaurant specials and moreWhat you'll be working on:
        • Plan programs from start to finish, including identifying processes, deadlines and milestones
        • Initiate and set goals for programs based on the organization's strategic objectives
        • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the overall program to all stakeholders
        • Works with the key project staff, consultants, contractors and subcontractors to devise executable actions to rectify potential cost overruns, delays, or changes to the scope of work
        • Implement risk management plans and strategies for potential risk mitigation
        • Works closely with Engineering by providing feedback from information gathered during program support activities
        • Assess project performance and implement changes as necessary to ensure the programs remain within budget, schedule, scope and quality objectives
        • Provide program evaluations and assessment of results throughout and post project deployment
        • Assist in coordinating across a diverse team of engineering, supply chain, and production personnel to ensure program requirements are met
        • Support engagement with customers and senior management effectively through strong communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
        • Initiate setup, monitoring and updating of program/project scheduling
        • Coordinate required procurement of materials and equipment with purchasing agent, with emphasis on buyout plan to meet, or improve on, established schedule dates and budget cost
        • Responsible for overall financial performance of all assigned programs/projects, including continual cost control, management and forecasting
        • Attend program management meetings; respond to any questions associated with assigned programs
        • Conduct regularly scheduled program/project staff meetings
          • Liaise with purchasing managers to develop and improve supplier relationship
          • Review Lean Production processes and procedure to ensure they operate at highest possible efficiency
          • Ensure timely and effective delivery of goods to clientsWhat is expected of a Program Director:
            • Bachelor's degree in engineering, construction management, business administration or a related field.Lean Manufacturing background and Lean Six Sigma a plus.
            • Demonstrated experience in preparing and delivering executive level presentations
            • Strong negotiation and facilitation skills with an ability to gain consensus.
            • Proven and recent experience in people management, strategic planning, risk management, and change management.
            • Ability to manage customer expectations throughout the program implementation and delivery process.
              • Expert level of communication skills is essential.
                • Expert level knowledge and practice of both theoretical and practical aspects of program management principles, processes, and tools.How you make Safety your top priority:
                  • Comply with all company policies and procedures.
                  • All employees are accountable for safety and health and are empowered to stop work if an unsafe condition is present. Employees should immediately notify their supervisor so that the hazard may be corrected.
                  • RK Mechanical employees and subcontractors are required to implement and maintain all safety and health systems practices including the training requirements of RK Mechanical Orientation, shop specific orientation, CPR/First Aid/AED/Bloodborne Pathogens, Hazard Identification and Reporting, and OSHA 10Minimum Physical Requirements:
                    • Work outside, inside, and in dusty, noisy and hazardous areas.
                    • Work in high places, tight places, confined spaces and/or other adverse locations.
                    • Climb, balance, squat, kneel and crouch.
                    • Must have working knowledge of all trade materials and tools.
                    • Ability to lift, move, and/or carry 50 lbs. occasionally.WORKPLACE AWARDS
                      • Denver Business JournalDenver-Area Private Companies:Ranked #21 in 2021, #19 in 2019 and various ranks in previous ten years or more
                      • Denver Business JournalDenver-Area Private Sector Employers:Ranked #12 in 2022, #25 in 2021, #19 in 2019
                      • Denver Business JournalFastest-Growing Denver-Area Private Companies:Ranked #6, 2019
                      • Denver Business JournalFast 50 list:Ranked #6 2019
                      • ABC's Top 200 Performers:Ranked #31 in 2022, Ranked #22 in 2021, Ranked #16 in 2020, Ranked #18 in 2019
                      • ABC's Top 75 Trade Contractors:Ranked #11 in 2022, Ranked #7 in 2021
                      • ABC's Top Performers by Market: Airport Contractor: Ranked #15 in 2022 Entertainment Contractor: Ranked #9 in 2022 High Tech Contractor: Ranked #8 in 2022 Hospitality Contractor: Ranked #10 in 2022 Mixed Use Contractor: Ranked #6 in 2022 Museums, Monuments and Parks Contractor: Ranked #9 in 2022 Office Contractor: Ranked #20 in 2022
                        • Wellness Workdays and Harvard Medical School Best Wellness Employer Certification:2019 Silver
                        • ColoradoBiz MagazineTop Company 2021 Awards:Winner, Category: Construction + Engineering
                        • ColoradoBiz MagazineTop Company 2017 Awards:Winner, Category: Construction + Engineering
                        • ColoradoBiz MagazineTop 50 Family Owned Companies:Ranked #1 since 2011
                        • ColoradoBiz MagazineTop 200 Private Companies:Ranked #8 in 2021 and 2020, Ranked #10 in 2019, Ranked #11 2018
                        • ColoradoBiz MagazineTop 250 Private Companies:Every year since 2011
                        • American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite Award:2020 (Gold), 2019 (Gold), 2018 (Gold), 2017 (Silver), 2016 (Platinum), 2015 (Gold)
                        • Colorado Workforce Development Council:Celebration of Excellence in Apprenticeship, 2018 Outstanding Employer
                        • Business Experiential Learning Commission:2020 Colorado Apprentice Award, Employer category
                        • Engineering News RecordSpecialty Contractor of the Year - Mountain States:2020
                        • Health Links Healthy Workplace:Certified leader in 2022 and 2021RK MISSION CRITICAL AWARDS
                          • 2020 Colorado Manufacturing Awards:Building and Construction Manufacturer of the Year
                          • ColoradoBiz Magazine:Made in Colorado - Most Innovative Manufacturer, Runner-Up in 2021
                          • Global Business Leaders Magazine:20 Leading Companies of the Year 2022
                          • Denver Business JournalDenver-Area Manufacturing Firms: Ranked #8 in 2022MANUFACTURING AWARDS
                            • MFG MagazineColorado Manufacturing Awards:Category: Built Environment: 2016
                            • ColoradoBiz Magazine:Made in Colorado 250 List: 2017
                            • Denver Business JournalDenver-Area Manufacturing Firms (submitted corporately): Ranked #6 in 2021, #7 in 2020 and #7 in 2019QUALITY ACCREDITATIONS
                              • ISO 9001:2015 System Standards
                              • ISO 14001:2015 Environmental Standards
                              • ISO 45001:2018 Occupational Health and Safety Specification Standards
                              • AISC Shop Fabrication Certification,since 2010;Field Erector Certificationsince 2017
                              • ASME Stamps:R, S, U, and U2 - Class 1 and 2. U Stamp since 2012. U2 Stamp since 2015.
                              • Colorado Resolution 35 Standards Certification for Modular Building Manufacturing,since 2015SAFETY AWARDS
                                • ABC STEP Awards: Diamond level: 2022, 2017, Platinum level: 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2016, 2015, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008
                                • ACCA Award Member:Safety Master's Club
                                • AGC Safety Utah:Silver Award with 5 stars, 2022COMMUNITY AND PHILANTHROPY
                                  • Denver Business JournalCorporate Foundations:Ranked # 6 in 2021, #7 in 2020, #6 in 2019
                                  • Denver Business JournalDenver Area Corporate Philanthropists:Ranked #22 in 2021, #23 in 2020
                                  • The Civic 50 Colorado:One of the most community-minded companies 2020, 2019
                                  • Carson J Spencer Foundation:2015 Corporate Shooting Star Award for RK's suicide prevention efforts

Keywords: RK Mechanical, Inc., Aurora , Program Director, Executive , Aurora, Colorado

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