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Branch Manager - Start-Up Location in Baltimore, MD at Penhall Company

Date Posted: 11/13/2021

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Job Description

Main Purpose:

This location will be a hands-on, start-up site which will involve hiring of office staff as well as construction saw operators and laborer field positions. The successful candidate will have to have a key understanding of equipment needs and strong experience in sales and sales support in the construction industry. Responsible for the P&L of a business unit with *6 or More* *Revenue Units* with the objective to grow the Branch and / or develop professionally.

Key Relationships:


  • Branch Managers, Area General Manager, Regional Vice President
  • Shop Manager/Dispatch, Mechanics, Technicians, Laborers, Administrative Staff
  • Sales


  • Existing & potential customer base
  • Industry Associations

Specific Role Responsibilities:

  • Carry out Branch objectives, policies, procedures and performance standards within the boundaries of corporate policy
  • Plan, staff, and supervise all Branch activities including personnel administration, performance review, defining functions, responsibilities, etc.
  • Maintain positive financial posture for the Branch and monitor cost analysis activities on routine basis
  • Perform and direct research and client contract to identify potential projects (customers), and gain admittance to bidder's list
  • Maintain an effective business development program, securing new work on a routine basis
  • Assume sales responsibilities as required to support the goals and objectives of the Branch
  • Monitor overall quantity and quality of work performed by the Branch
  • Drive organization's programs, policies, standards, and procedures consistent with corporate directive


  • 20%

Job Requirements

  • Essential understanding and experience of a strong safety culture
  • Experience with OSHA practices in the construction industry
  • Position has overall P/L responsibility and requires proficient business development, marketing, and sales skills
  • 4 year technical or business administration degree and/or equivalent extensive experience in the construction (services) industry
  • Employee Relations – basic principles of labor / management partnerships
  • Payroll – accountability for employees to be paid correctly and understands each person’s responsibility.
  • Sales & Marketing - includes marketing strategy and sales tactics, demonstration, sales techniques, estimating, & and pricing services.
  • Management of resources, analysis of budgets and related construction accounting; understanding of business financials (P&L) is required
  • Human Resources – recruiting, interviewing, hiring, discipline /coaching/mentoring,
  • Construction Math – basic arithmetic, algebra, geometry; blue print/plan reading a plus
  • Computer/Office Machines – Microsoft Work, Excel, Outlook
  • English – proficient in business writing and verbal communication
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable motor vehicle record required when duties require use of motor vehicle
  • Ability to pass pre-employment and random screening for illegal substances

Penhall Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Penhall Company encourages qualified females, minorities, veterans, disabled persons to apply.


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