Atlas Crane Service, Inc. provides lift services of up to 1200 tons of capacity to customers across the United States. Atlas specializes in serving the Wind industry in new construction, repower, component removal and replacement, inspections, and heavy transport, as well as lift planning and analysis, engineering, and project management. They are based in Aurora, IL with satellite offices throughout Central Illinois and Iowa. Atlas Crane is backed by Ares Management.
With Ares’ investment, Atlas Crane is seeking its first COO to support its future growth agenda. The COO will develop and institutionalize repeatable, sustainable, and scalable operational processes, instill a culture of operational discipline and continuous improvement across functions, and ensure integration with external business partners and customers. Reporting to the CEO, this individual will be based at company headquarters in Aurora, IL. The ideal candidate will have strong organizational skills, be highly motivated, and want to be a part of a company with tremendous growth objectives. The candidate should also be passionate about renewable power.
Experience & Requirements
The ideal candidate will possess: (1) operations and P&L leadership experience in a fleet or heavy asset services business with a significant focus on the management of heavy equipment and related services; (2) demonstrated experience driving financial and operational results in a rapidly expanding environment; (3) experience leading both Operations and Commercial functions; and (4) superior advisory, relationship, and stakeholder management skills to handle a high-growth environment; a bias towards action and a player-coach mentality.