Director of Operations (Mike Hooks LLC)

Director of Operations (Mike Hooks LLC)
The Director of Operations role at Mike Hooks has the primary responsibility of ensuring safe, reliable, and efficient production.

Essential Job Functions

The job functions include:

  • planning and overseeing daily operations
  • measuring and improving productivity
  • coordinating with other departments
  • solving problems
  • setting production milestones
  • managing captains and chief engineers
  • determining labor needs, assisting with budget preparations
  • improving reliability
  • improving safety
  • developing new capital improvements
  • executing business processes
  • updating and enforcing the operations manual and policies

Supervisory Responsibilities

Supervisory responsibilities include: • Direct supervision of 8-10 managers with approximately 150 total employees on staff • hiring and training employees • planning and assigning work • conducting performance evaluations • addressing complaints and problem resolution


The ideal candidate will have excellent managerial and supervisory skills, knowledge and experience in operations and production management, the ability to interpret financial data, excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, strong written and verbal communication skills, and the ability to travel extensively along the Gulf Coast.

The Director of Operations role at Mike Hooks requires a minimum of 5-7 years of experience in operations and production management. Dredging experience being a valuable asset, however not a requirement with extensive operations management experience in a construction or manufacturing environment. A bachelor’s degree in business management, business administration, or a related field is required, and an M.B.A. is preferred. Educational requirement may be waived for the right candidate with extensive and relevant experience.


Certifications or Licenses

Required certifications or licenses include TWIC and Bachelor’s degree preferred.


Physical Requirements

Physical requirements include the ability to push, pull, bend, stand for long periods of time, climb stairs and ladders, lift or carry miscellaneous equipment, supplies, and parts up to 50 lbs, and prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.


Additional Duties

Additional duties, activities, functions, and responsibilities of the position may be required as necessary.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mike Hooks, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits unlawful discrimination, hostility, harassment, and retaliation.

Benefits at Hooks


Competitive Salary

We work hard to ensure that employees are compensated at or above industry standards.
Give us a call to discuss current rates.


Medical, Health & Dental

Medical insurance available after 60 days of employment. After 1 year, the employee's medical is covered by the company.

Health & Dental available after 90 days of employment.


401(k) + Matching

After 1 year of service, all employees are eligible to participate in our 401(k) program with matching based on years of service.

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