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Director of Tank Services - Remote


United States

Job Description

Director of Tank Services - Remote

The Bilfinger group of companies enhances the efficiency of assets, ensures a high level of availability, and reduces maintenance costs for its clients. Its portfolio covers the entire value chain from consulting, engineering, manufacturing, assembly, maintenance, plant expansion, as well as turnarounds.

Bilfinger North America Inc. is a maintenance and construction company working in the process, industrial, government services, and offshore industries with annual revenues of $650MM.

Driven by integrity and a long-standing culture of performance excellence, Bilfinger doesn’t just build structures – we build relationships. Our professionals share a common goal; to keep promises, honor commitments and exceed client expectations. Our performance is what has helped, and continues to help forge strong partnerships, which are strengthened over time. Bilfinger provides employees with training and opportunities, both internally and externally, to further develop in their role and prepare them for elevated roles.

The Role

The Director of Tank Services is responsible for strategic business expansion, and for the development and growth of the tank services business line. This position requires a self-motivated individual to lead the multi-disciplined Industrial Services Team, contracts, and projects in the United States in a safe, efficient, and effective manner. The Director of Tank Services will work closely with other legal entities to provide fully integrated engineering, construction, repair, and maintenance services. Delivering at all times: safety, client satisfaction, profitable operations, and sustainable growth, while expanding into new sectors for tank service opportunities.


  • 10+ years’ experience in the industrial or commercial construction industry, industrial preferred
  • Previous experience managing operations at a senior level
  • Delivery and improvement in industrial service contract environment
  • Operational management P&L accounting experience
  • Must demonstrate a strong ability to:
    • Deliver sound and timely legal advice
    • Adapt and be flexible to frequent changes in a fast-paced work environment
    • Demonstrate integrity consistent with Bilfinger’s core values
    • Collaborate and work effectively in a team environment with people of various backgrounds and styles
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills, to include clear, concise, and professional presentation of information
    • Adapt to the constantly evolving world of technology, design, means and methods, systems may include but not limited to: Microsoft Office suite, Microsoft Project, Lean Construction Principles, other construction systems
    • Mentor and train assistant level operations team members
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Process, Manufacturing, Scientific or Chemical Engineering or related field highly desired


  • Manage operations to ensure that safety of people and the environment is first and foremost in all we do
  • Tank services business line development and expansion
  • Estimating and oversight of tank services related projects
  • Budget and forecasting prep with executive leadership support, review and final approval
  • Client deliverables achieved by understanding and exceeding customer’s needs and expectations in order to make their business a success
  • Key performance measures are put into place to both drive and monitor the success we achieve in delivering our customer’s needs
  • Operations and projects are planned, scope or work, time and cost are understood, communicated, monitored and controlled and when required proactive mitigation is implemented
  • Profitability and targets of the contracts under your control are understood, maintained and maximized
  • Cost tracking and performance improvement initiatives are implemented
  • Close relationships with customer’s key stakeholders are developed and maintained
  • Sustain growth of the contracts through strategic execution of our services to our customers and the expansion of service offering
  • Lead and grow the team to ensure compliance with all quality processes and company procedures
  • Ensure clarity surrounding individual roles and responsibilities within the operational team
  • Opportunities for personal growth and development are managed and recognition of talent with a continuous learning program is implemented
  • Support a strategy to evolve the business by analyzing customer needs and opportunities through continuous improvement
  • Developing growth strategy through close customer relationships
  • Monitoring customer feedback and ensuring high levels of customer satisfaction
  • Collecting, managing and dispersing knowledge throughout the organization
  • Analyzing and monitoring the finance of all projects/contracts, present reports, budgets, forecasts and performance indicators
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Performance of the required job duties will be in an office environment with prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • The ability to frequently lift and/or move up to 15 pounds

This role can be based from a remote work from home office location with periodic travel to our Houston office along with frequent travel as needed throughout the United States.

Please reach out to Kelly Cocca Baker (281) 714 - 6883 in case of any questions related to this position.

Bilfinger North America Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, protected veteran status, on the basis of traits historically associated with race (including hair texture, hair type, and protective hairstyles such as braids, locks, and twists), or any other status protected by the law.

This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9.

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Mar 20, 2024


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