Job Description

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

GO Car Wash is one of the fastest growing consolidators in the car wash franchise space, aggressively expanding across the United States with already 1000+ Teammates. GO Car Wash currently operates 100+ sites in 7 states, including California, Kansas, Missouri, Nevada, New York, Texas, and Virginia with several additional acquisitions in discussions and new build sites under development.   GO Car Wash’s ambition is to be the most admired car wash company by enriching the lives of its teammates and customers. Our values of teamwork, fun, integrity, caring, and continuous improvement are lived by everyone, every day.

Our Teammate promise is as follows:

  1. We will always treat Teammates with respect and dignity and as a valuable, integral part of our successes.
  2. We will always allow Teammates to fully express themselves and come to any Leader with concerns, questions, or comments that they may have.
  3. We will provide training and tools necessary to be successful in any role given.
  4. We will work diligently to reduce any safety issues to make sure we work in a safe and secure work environment.

JOB TITLE: Manager of Renovations

General Summary of Duties:The Manager of Renovations position will primarily be responsible for the management of new site renovation and construction items related to integrating/upgrading acquired/aging site(s) to GO Car Wash (“GOCW”) equipment, customer experience and branding standards.  Manager of Renovation will need to be able to manage multiple projects at the same time and have excellent project management, organizational and communication skills.  Will also focus on avenues to increase productivity/efficiency that is focused on business expense reduction.

Reports To: Sr. Director of Construction 

FLSA Status: Exempt

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The ability to lift 25/50 pounds occasionally. 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Managing the renovation of acquired site(s) to meet GOCW, “Fit for Purpose” standards (POS, equipment, building and grounds, and site branding).
  • Communicate effectively and interact directly with Operations Team and any other relevant departments; including onsite management to determine scope.
  • Site visits to develop the CAPEX budget and provides recommendations on scope of renovation project.
  • Proactively communicate/escalate any challenges and/or barriers to meeting timelines and goals.
  • Manage all projects through current technology systems – creating and managing to timelines and budgets for successful renovation completion.
  • Proactively search for ways of reducing business operational expense within the field through increased efficiency and/or consolidation of services.
  • Work with Finance to ensure site renovation expenses are as cost effective as possible, completing renovation projects at or below the approved CAPEX budget.
  • Work with GOCW leadership as well as 3rd party contractors/service providers to ensure renovation goals are met.
  • Schedule/manage renovation schedules with internal renovation team(s) and 3rd party service providers.
  • Management of staffing/development of internal Renovation Team
  • Secure/Foster relationships with 3rd Party Renovation Support Providers
  • Adhere to company policies and procedures
  • Manage the process for evaluating the need for and procuring site equipment as well as managing the process of mocking up, approving and execution of upgrading site branding (building/site paint and signage). Maintain accurate inventory of site equipment as well as renovation team’s tools and equipment for renovation use.
  • Acts as an ambassador for GO Car Wash. Lives and breathes the GO Car Wash core values every day.
  • Assume additional responsibilities and special projects as assigned such as IT, Marketing and other Operational projects as requested/needed.
  • Manage renovation team(s) in a “safety first” fashion to ensure team member retention and quality of work.

Job holder must demonstrate current competencies applicable to the job position.  Every employee is required to remain updated on company policies and affairs through appropriate sources, such as the internal employee website.

 

EXPERIENCE:  3-5 years of tunnel carwash equipment, operational and faculties experience and 3-5 years of operational/technical/project Management experience in a dynamic, everchanging environment. Certification in Project Management desired.

EDUCATION:  Bachelor’s Degree or higher is preferred but not required

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willingness and flexibility to travel throughout United States up to 70% of time.
  • Must be proficient at Excel/PowerPoint and other Microsoft Tools. Experience working in Smartsheets a plus.
  • Have strong communication skills and a “glass half full” focus.
  • Must be able to work effectively within a stressful, everchanging environment.
  • Must exhibit a very positive attitude; serious about success but doesn’t take self too seriously.
  • Comfortable with occasional ambiguity.
  • Understanding of “facts on the ground” of a multi-unit service business.
  • Forward thinking; able to anticipate issues and opportunities.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Comfortable working in a rapid growth environment where organization is flat and responsibilities shift quickly.
  • A passion for doing new and difficult things.
  • Thrive on taking initiative to find sustainable solutions to challenges related to people and operations.
  • Ability to deliver results independently but able to work collaboratively across multi-functional groups.
  • Passionate about success.
  • Able to think critically to solve problems and will to accept criticism in a positive manner.
  • Ability to see the bigger picture whilst maintaining an attention to detail.
  • Approachable, showing modesty and patience towards users and their challenges.
  • Ability to integrate easily and work closely across multiple business disciplines.
  • Is flexible, adaptable, and resilient to stress.
  • Able to articulate thoughts and ideas in a clear and precise manner.