Chief Operating Officer

Halifax, NS

McCarthy’s Roofing Limited is the largest roofing company in Atlantic Canada, serving our region for over 30 years. Recently under new ownership, McCarthy’s has been enjoying tremendous growth and success while earning the trust of new clients, suppliers and valued work crews. That growth has prompted the need for a new operational executive with a strong background in P&L, project management and construction operations. 

Working with estimating and project management teams, the Chief Operating Officer will oversee all aspects of McCarthy’s construction projects. The ideal candidate will have extensive knowledge of the construction industry, strong leadership skills, and excellent communication and organizational abilities. The COO will be responsible for managing and coordinating all construction activities, ensuring projects are completed on time, within budget, and to the highest quality standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and manage all construction projects, from conception to completion
  • Develop and maintain project schedules, budgets, and resources to ensure timely and efficient completion of projects
  • Manage and coordinate the work of contractors, subcontractors, and suppliers to ensure quality and compliance with project requirements
  • Monitor construction progress and identify and resolve any issues that arise during the construction process
  • Ensure compliance with safety, building codes, and other regulations
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with clients, stakeholders, and other key project partners
  • Manage project budgets and ensure profitability of all projects
  • Develop and implement best practices, policies, and procedures to optimize project performance and ensure high-quality construction work
  • Hire, train, and mentor construction staff, including project managers, superintendents, and other team members
  • Prepare and deliver regular progress reports to senior management and stakeholders


  • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, or related field preferred
  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in construction management, with at least 5 years in a supervisory role
  • Strong understanding of construction processes, building codes, and safety regulations
  • Proven track record of successfully managing complex construction projects on time and within budget
  • Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills
  • Ability to work well under pressure and manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to think creatively
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and project management software

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including variable pay / bonus, company vehicle and options around profit sharing and other potential upside.  If you are a seasoned operational leader with a passion for excellence and a commitment to delivering high-quality projects, we encourage you to apply confidentiality for this exciting opportunity. Contact Ian Sullivan via ian@venor.ca or Craig Coady via craig@venor.ca

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