BrandSafway Branch Manager - Hamilton in Stoney Creek, Ontario

Safway CanadaBranch Manager - HamiltonStoney Creek, ON L8E 5N7

Safway Services has been used by over 50,000 customers – ranging from Fortune 500 companies to local subcontractors. With one of the largest in-house engineering departments in the industry, specialized scaffold options can be designed to meet any challenge. Safway is a recognized leader, providing scaffolding and access solutions along with specialty services for projects of any size and scope across North America. At any given moment, through our network of approximately 110 branch locations in the U.S. and Canada, Safway is involved in thousands of exciting projects, from industrial and infrastructure applications to commercial construction.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Branch Manager in our Hamilton office. The Branch Manager directs, manages, and coordinates business operations in a Branch Office to maximize branch revenue and profitability. The Branch Manager is accountable for revenue and corresponding profit and loss relating to business operation in the branch office geographic area.

Role will include but is not limited to the following:

  • Directly supervises a variety of personnel, such Office Managers, Operations Managers, Sales Representatives, Erector Supervisors, and general office personnel. Carries out supervisory duties in accordance with company policies and applicable employment laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

  • Direct, manage, and coordinate branch sales and marketing activities to achieve individual branch office business plan goals and maximize sales and profitability. Manage sales personnel to identify sales opportunities, develop corresponding sales and marketing plans, and execute sales efforts to enhance business relationships with current customers and establish relationships with new customers. Attend sales presentations for large customers and perform sales for key accounts.

  • Direct, manage, and coordinate scaffolding erection activities and construction hoist and motorized climbing work platform (MCWP) projects to exceed customer expectations for the timely and effective construction of scaffolding systems. Will also be required to manage inventory to maximize production efficiency, revenue, and profit.

  • Direct, manage, and coordinate safety activities to promote safe work activities. Oversee safety related training. Comply with federal (OSHA) and state safety rules and oversee safety and occupational health related reporting. Respond to federal and state safety related inquiries, representing the company in an effective and timely manner.

  • Evaluate, monitor, and report branch office operating performance data, communicating results to senior management, subordinate managers, and employees. Maintain accurate records relating to matters such as inventory, billed work, hours worked, services produced, and services purchased. Maintain accurate accounting records relating to branch operations and report to corporate on a continuous basis.

  • Provide leadership to and manage the work activities of direct reports (directly) and other branch employees (indirectly). Develop and continuously monitor personal performance management plans.

  • Serve as a company representative at community events or activities.


  • Education generally equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Construction Management, Engineering, or a related field

  • 7 to 10 years of sales and marketing and general business management experience, with specific experience in the construction industry, preferably in construction management.

  • Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills to effectively communicate branch office business strategy and corresponding operating procedures to all levels within the branch.

  • Strong leadership abilities to inspire and coach employees to accomplish strategic goals and related tasks. This includes abilities that correspond to leadership, such as recruiting, selecting, training, motivating employees, and managing employee performance, developing and executing strategic business plans, and developing and administering operating budgets.

  • The ability to process complex time sensitive data and information from multiple sources, make decisions based on this data, and to effectively communicate the related required actions to a broad audience.

  • The ability to present a professional image and to encourage subordinates to do the same.

  • The ability to create and communicate the branch strategic direction consistent with the business plan.

  • A valid driver’s license and the ability to drive a motor vehicle in a safe manner while carefully observing all traffic regulations.

Safway is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to providing employment opportunity to all individuals. We are also committed to accommodating applicants and employees with disabilities to ensure they have the right tools and support to do their job. We are pleased to offer a selection of competitive lifestyle benefits, which could include a Group RRSP plan with company match, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, AD&D, disability, and paid time off. We support career advancement through professional training and development.

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