Construction Operations Team Leader

Biohabitats Portland, OR $110000.00 to $125000.00 per year

Biohabitats, an industry leading ecological restoration contractor, is seeking an experienced, energetic, and well-organized Construction Operations Team Leader for our ecological restoration-based construction team in the Pacific Northwest.   


The ideal candidate will bring their construction industry experience to plan and coordinate bidding and the execution of projects; manage the day-to-day operations of the construction teams including project resources, scheduling, subcontractor relationships, safety protocols, and regulatory complianceand assess operational and financial trends and risks.    


We are looking for someone with strong communication, problem-solving and negotiation skills that can work well under pressure. We are also looking for someone that can work independently, take initiative, and prioritize tasks. If you have an enthusiasm for collaborationa passion for environmental stewardship and a can-do attitude then this position is for you.

We provide outstanding benefits. Click on ‘Learn about our benefits’ on our Careers page to find out more. 


Primary Roles and Responsibilities:  

  • Coordinate the day-to-day internal operations to support multiple projects 

  • Coordinate subcontractors, equipment, and material purchases 

  • Identify and reconcile project risks & regulatory compliance strategies  

  • Review and coordinate project budgets and job cost accounting 

  • Review and approve client & subcontractor contracts and change orders   

  • Coordinate project safety protocols and identify training needs 

  • Coordinate equipment maintenance 

  • Facilitate weekly operations meetings and monthly check-ins 

  • Measure and manage client satisfaction 

  • Assist with business development and bidding   

Required Skills:   

  • Proficiency in Office 365 programs (particularly Excel and Word)  

  • Proficiency in reading construction specifications, plans and contracts.  

  • Experience with construction-based project management software 


B.S. in Business Administration, Construction Technology, Project Management or Engineering (or equivalent) 

Years of Experience:   

7+ years of construction industry experience(experience in the landscape contracting or ecological restoration industry a plus) 


Portland, OR (some regional travel will be required) 


$110,000 - $125,000 or BOE 

Biohabitats is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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