Field Operations Manager

The Field Operations Manager at Lovett Deconstruction facilitates coordination and improvement of all of the organization’s field operations, is responsible for improving company performance, productivity, efficiency, and profitability through the implementation of effective methods and strategies that reflect the company’s values of accountability, strong communication, quality or service and customer care. Essential to this job is the ability to support field staff, create and norm supportive systems in the office and be a team player. As a field operations manager you are one of the important links between the deconstruction crews and the office staff that works to support them. We are looking for someone who is essential in their communication, who can give and receive feedback, who is a practical, functional, positive, supportive and solution-oriented leader.


  • Proven work experience as an operations manager

  • Adequate knowledge of organizational effectiveness and operations management

  • Competent IT skills with an ability and desire gain necessary skills

  • Leadership and organizational skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate with all levels of the organization

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • A passion for efficiency

  • Strong time management skills 

  • Solution-oriented response to problems in the office and the field

  • Experience with operating systems

  • Genuine desire to improve the company and retain employees through a positive and supported employee experience

  • Budget development and oversight experience

  • Familiarity with business and financial principles and practices

  • Working knowledge of budgets, forecasting and metrics

  • Experience in the field of sustainability




  • Contribute towards the achievement of company’s strategic and operational objectives

  • Coordinate with the business operations manager, safety manager, scheduler, warehouse manager and owners to investigate problems and improve systems in support of stronger operations

  • Utilize many veins of inquiry to gather information to create or improve existing systems including, research of industry practices and technology, observation, crew surveys, formal and informal interviews, and data analysis

  • Ensure that the work being done in the field is correct, cost-effective, timely and in alignment with company standards and specifications

  • Communicate clearly and regularly with office staff

  • Research solutions, communicate ideas clearly, ask for feedback, and integrate ideas into working proposals if a problem arises

  • Design individually or collaboratively, trainings that meet goals of improved operation in the field

  • Help others solve problems especially as they intersect with your particular domain

  • Develop systems to support the field policies and procedures at Lovett Deconstruction


  • Utilize multi-modal communication and data analysis tools

  • Articulate, maintain, and improve quality control through job starts, site visits and employee check ins

  • Provide tool and/or material delivery and pick-up, as needed

  • Develop and deliver training for field staff regarding standard operating procedures and systems


  • Maintain inventory on hand and related invoices 

  • Keep current information on suppliers and pricing

  • Maintain logs and information related to tool distribution and purchase

  • Recommend tool and equipment purchases as needed

Personnel Supervision

  • Provide performance reviews and other performance related feedback 

  • Oversee employee training

  • Design and implement regular crew lead check ins

  • Design and coordinate systems to train new field staff working to continually improve the experience and effectiveness of training experience for new employees

  • Reference the SOP handbook regularly, suggest and implement improvements in collaboration with Safety Manager and owners

  • Encourage communication by offering avenues for feedback, personal check-ins with both leads and crew, surveys, or all-staff activities


  • Implement and promote environmental considerations and sustainability practices in company operations

What we offer

Benefits include healthcare, paid sick days, paid vacation and holidays. We are looking for conscientious, hard-working, collaborative folks who want to be a part of a strong team committed to sustainability and service. We work in the greater Portland area. Transportation is a plus. Send resumes and letters to