Operations Field Manager

Mechanical Denver, Colorado Pay Scale: Salary Compensation: $130,000 - $160,000


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 Mechanical offers commercial and industrial plumbing, mechanical piping, process piping, HVAC and refrigeration construction.

The peRKs:

RK Contributions medical plans with HSA and FSA options for you and your family

  • 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 pay

In-house Programs

  • Career development training for all levels through RK University
  • Discounts on products and services for life 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 more

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, interview, hire, review, counsel and terminate Field Work Force Labor Resources.
  • Assure that all field paperwork is completed on a daily bases.
  • Maintain and stay within the Field Operations Budget.
  • Maintain required employment record documentation, as required by RK Human Resources.
  • Assist with Day-to-day coordination of Field Work Force Labor Resources. 
  • General Superintendents will place field staff to serve the best interests of RK
  • Labor Resource will be coordinated with Operations Managers and Project managers.
  • Be available as a resource as requested by the Operations Manager, Project Manager and/or Superintendents on Labor Resource Loading and Productivity matters.
  • Provide necessary training, mentoring, coaching and leadership for field personnel
  • Conduct performance reviews of staff, and employee warnings and/or counseling as required.
  • Provide accurate weekly install units and supply to Project Management for Labor Productivity Reports.
  • Recruit for Apprenticeship Program Training.
  • Maintain and follow AISC, OSHA VPP, and ISO proceures.
  • Manage and maintain all welding certificates for field workers.
  • Review Time Card and resolve errors, incomplete information and/or discrepancies and confirm time submission.
  • Data Entry and Maintenance for Field Work Force Employee Tracking.
  • Be available as resource for Field Problem Solving issues.
  • Select Field Force Staff and/or Subcontractorfor new projects.
  • Coordinate all Field Work Force changes and re-assignments.
  • Attend Compensation Committee Meetings.
  • Assist in Coordination for Scheduling of Field Force Training.
  • Visit project sites on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate and Lead regularly schedule Field Managers Meetings.
  • Keep VP informed of any major developments, good or bad, on each project.
  • Make constructive suggestions to other departments on improving procedures, productivity and efficiency.
  • Assist in Bonus Performance Reviews of Field Work Force Superintendents.
  • Maintain positive and professional relationships with ALL customers, external and internal. 
  • Keep sensitive information confidential.


  • 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 requirement of RK Mechanical Orientation.
  • Primary Career Level:

  • Requires the use of advanced techniques and knowledge within his/her function.
  • Applies diversified knowledge of applicable principles and practices to a broad variety of assignments.
  • Makes decisions independently regarding complexities and methods.
  • Supervision and guidance related largely to overall objectives, critical issues, new concepts and policy matters.
  • Liaison to groups within and outside of his/her organization with responsibility to act independently regarding matters pertaining to his/her function.
  • College/University graduate with 7 years relevant experience or equivalent combination of skills and experience generally expected for specified technical roles.

Local Awards:

  • Denver Business Journal        
    • #1 Denver-Area Mechanical Contractor 2014- Present
    • #6 Fastest Growing Denver Area Private Company: X-Large, 2019
    • #7 Denver-Area Corporate Foundation, 2020
    • #7 Denver-Area Manufacturing Firm, 2020
    • #14 Denver-Area Healthiest Employers, 2020
    • #16 Largest Denver-Area Private Employer, 2020
    • #22 Denver-Area Private-Sector Employer, 2020
    • #23 Denver-Area Corporate Philanthropists, 2020
  • ColoradoBiz Magazine
    • #8 Top 200 Private Companies List, 2020
  • Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) - Rocky Mountain
    • 1st Place Specialty Contractor Award of Excellence- Ascent Union Station
    • 2nd Place Specialty Contractor Award of Merit- Pike Peak National Cemetery
    • Accredited Quality Contractor (AQC)
    • “Platinum Level” Company in STEP Safety Management System
        • Platinum level ratings or higher from the ABC STEP program for nine of the past twelve consecutive years
  • Colorado Manufacturing Awards
    • RK Mission Critical- CMA Building and Construction Manufacturer of the Year
  • Colorado Workforce Development Council
    • 2020 Colorado Apprenticeship Program of the Year, Employer

National Awards:

  • Engineering News Record
    • 2020 ENR Mountain States Specialty Contractor of the Year
    • 2019 Colorado Project of the Year Winner- Gaylord Rockies
    • 2020 Office/Retail/Mixed-Use, Award of Merit: Financial House
    • 2020 Cultural/Worship, Award of Merit: Denver Art Museum Sie Welcome Center
    • Top 40 and highest ranked Mechanical Firm in Colorado on ENRs Top 50 Firms in Mechanical, 2020
    • #8 Top 20 Firms in Sheet Metal, 2020
    • #19 Top 20 Firms in Steel Erection, 2020
    • #95 ENRs “The Top 600 Specialty Contractors”, 2020
  • Associated Builders and Contractors
    • #16 Top 200 Performers, 2020
    • #2 Top 20 Plumbing/HVAC Contractors, 2020
    • #5 Top 30 Electrical Contractors, 2020
  • America Heart Association
    • Gold Level Employer

RK Industries, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law