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Divisional Manager - Southeast

Location: 

Jacksonville, FL, US, 32034

Req ID: 365801 

 

BASIC PURPOSE: Responsible for the efficient coordination, scheduling, and supervision of Regional Managers, Service Supervisors and CNG Mechanics performing maintenance and operation of CNG fueling stations. Reviews the operation of site equipment to minimize unplanned downtime and identify opportunities for improvement. Prioritizes work schedules to meet operational needs and business goals according to standards and expectations. Provides direct leadership to operations field personnel. Accountable for day-to-day performance and activities of stations including third party contractor crews and service providers. Responsible for regular communication with the customer. 

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the Operations team in all facets of alternative fuel operations (CNG, RNG, EV, H2, etc.)
  • Lead with a strong understanding and focus on profitability, station uptime, return on invested capital, and safety
  • Manage customer relationship to ensure needs are met and any issues resolved
  • Work with cross-functional teams as needed to support customer and stakeholders
  • Work with all internal departments to assist in developing and bidding on RFP’s to grow business
  • Coach, lead and counsel field personnel in resolving work and interpersonal issues and coordinate the daily activities 24/7. Work with field personnel to complete construction activities and perform equipment repairs. Responsible for employee development. Performs daily maintenance of site equipment.
  • Coordinate and prioritize maintenance, operations, and some construction work assignments to maximize fueling operation service and reliability. Interact with others to plan, schedule, and make efficient and effective use of CNG Service Supervisors, Field Mechanics, other staff, and company resources. Responsible for the coordination of work orders with subcontractors, liaison with Project Manager, and senior management. This position requires regular involvement with CNG stations which are geographically dispersed. This will require travel overnight and work on evenings and weekends.
  • Evaluate procedures to ensure safety, training, best work practices, and standards are continually improved to maximize efficiencies. Review the operation of site equipment to minimize unplanned downtime and identify opportunities for improvement. Recommend solutions in a timely manner when field problems arise due to equipment failures or unanticipated operating conditions.
  • Ensure completion of work according to budget requirements and contracts. Document and communicate work results ensuring customers can fuel their vehicles by managing the maintenance and service of electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Other duties assigned as needed

 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Education:
    • High school Diploma or equivalent required
  • Experience:
    • A minimum of 10 years – Leadership experience managing large groups of geographically diverse field personnel
    • A minimum of three (3) years – Operations experience
    • A minimum of five (5) years - General computer use (i.e. MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint) required
    • Experience with Operations related to CNG, Retail Fueling, Oil and Gas preferred
    • Electrical and mechanical parts knowledge preferred
    • Formal leadership with direct reports or informal leadership within a workgroup, preferably within the CNG industry
    • Experience with coordinating and managing work assignments and small/large scale projects
    • Experience interpreting construction diagrams and shop drawings
    • Basic computer skills including the ability to enter data in electronic logbooks
    • Experience with CNG station operations (or similar industry experience) including the maintenance and
      service of electrical and mechanical systems
       

 

      SKILLS AND PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Skills:
    • Hard Skills:
      • Working knowledge of Hazmat and OSHA regulations
    • Soft Skills:
      • Good written and oral communication skills, data entry, team player, exceptional customer service, attention to detail, self-motivated, good time management skill, ability to multitask and excellent analytical skills
  • Typical Physical Demands:
    • Requires prolonged standing, frequent bending, some sitting and stooping
    • Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds
    • Manual dexterity sufficient to operate a computer keyboard and calculator
    • Requires normal range of hearing and vision
    • A valid driver’s license with clean driving record
  • Travel Demands:
    • Up to 75% travel required

 

Job Function(s): Corporate 

 

Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores is the industry-leading travel stop network in the United States. For more than 55 years, we’ve provided customers with highway hospitality and “Clean Places, Friendly Faces.” We’re passionate about serving drivers with clean, modern facilities stocked with fuel, food and supplies. We offer meals from popular restaurant chains, trucking supplies, showers and everything needed to get back on the road quickly. The Love’s Family of Companies includes:

  • Gemini Motor Transport, one of the industry’s safest trucking fleets
  • Speedco, the light mechanical and trucking service specialists
  • Musket, a rapidly growing, Houston-based commodities supplier and trader
  • Trillium, a Houston-based alternative fuels expert

 

The Love's Experience

Love’s was founded in 1964 on the values of integrity, customer focus, strong work ethic, innovation and perseverance. We are looking for these in every person we hire. No matter what job you do for Love’s, your commitment to these values will not only continue our legacy of growth, it will also ensure your successful career.


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