Manager, Architectural Operations

Position Profile

Flynn Group of Companies is seeking a Architectural Operations Manager.  The position is focused on Architectural Metals/Panels and based out of our Minneapolis, MN location.  This senior leadership role provides a unique opportunity to join an established organization that prides itself on delivering high value construction services while developing long-term client relationships.  The ideal candidate is an innovator with ideas to improve, expand and grow a division and strengthen the Flynn brand.  this is an opportunity to truly make a difference and to contribute leadership and mentorship skills, working side-by-side with our hardworking team.  


  • Learn, grow and develop the Architectural Metals division
  • Qualify bids.  Review all aspects of a new order including estimate, pre-plan information etc.
  • Establish and continually update job schedule, site requirements, etc. with general contractor and supervisors
  • Attend and facilitate weekly project status meetings
  • Lead and delegate project distribution and manage Project Managers
  • Collaborate in the development and implementation of organization policies, practices, procedures and attainment of operating goals.
  • Represent company in new business opportunities through contact with individuals who are a critical part of new project opportunities.  Secure follow-up work with existing clients based on past performance
  • Oversee performance of projects to ensure safety, quality, profitability, and timely execution of work.
  • Provide supervision, training, development, and performance management of direct reports including performance reviews
  • Ensure effective scheduling of all items/actions required to complete a project on time and on budget
  • Responsible for developing a strong team within the division and building continuity within the group
  • Establish and maintain client relationships and develop a high level of trust and credibility with clients, alliance partners, subcontractors, and project teams.
  • Report identified potential business risk elements and design and implement mitigation efforts
  • Build and maintain relationships with industry leaders, associations and organizations
  • Exercise global decision making by considering other departments within the company such as project management, sales, estimating, accounting, purchasing, etc.
  • Project staffing needs.  Interview, develop and retain high performing employees
  • Monthly management updates to assure projects are progressing as scheduled and within budget
  • Understands sheet metal commercial roofing practices, codes and regulations to avoid legal challenges; enforces regulations and recommends new procedures



  • 10 or more years of experience in construction industry preferred
  • Strong people skills including abilities to teach, coach and mentor
  • B.S. Degree in Business, Construction Management or related educational field preferred
  • Strong knowledge of Architectural Metal/Panels required
  • Knowledge of commercial roofing work is an asset
  • Accounting knowledge required
  • Engineering and/or drafting experience a plus
  • Computer proficiency (MS Office) and knowledge of project management software.  Knowledge of or ability to learn (BlueBeam, ProCor, ViewPoint, PlanGrid, Paskr, Isquarefeet and similar) as well as proprietary Flynn Software
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines, while providing exemplary customer service
  • Ability to meet goals and maintain compliance with company policies and procedures



Flynn Group of Companies is the leading trade contractor in North America that works on virtually every aspect of a building’s outer layer, including roofing, glazing, waterproofing, and architectural metals. The foundation of our award winning success is having the right people on our team. 


Thanks to the contributions of the most talented team in the market and a collaborative, supportive culture, Flynn has steadily grown since 1978, and continues to do so. We understand the importance of and prioritize the growth of our people too, offering many learning & development and career opportunities.

To apply to any of our current roles, please visit https://jobs.flynncompanies.com.

For more information about the Flynn Family, Flynn University and career opportunities, please visit www.flynncompanies.com


At Flynn, it's not just a job, it's a career. 


Flynn Group of Companies is an equal opportunity employer - minorities/women/disabled/protected veterans are encouraged to apply.


All employees hired must pass a pre-employment drug test, have a valid driver's license and/or reliable means of transportation, and proof of legal ability to work in the U.S. 


Applicants are not required to disclose criminal convictions prior to receiving a conditional offer of employment. However, as a government contractor working on schools, military bases, and other secure jobsite, employees may undergo a criminal background check as a condition of employment. Flynn will consider the following when evaluating applicants with criminal records: (1) The nature and gravity of any criminal offense or conduct; (2) the duration between the criminal conduct and the employment application; and (3) the nature of the duties and essential functions of the position sought. 


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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