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Do you want a strong Field Ops group in your organization? If so, where is the list? Where is the checklist for you to get started? Well, the wait is over. Check out the checklist below and get started on your journey with strong Field Operations:


First Step:

  • Align expectations of all field positions levels

  • Align pay structures

  • Align goal setting and performance reviews

  • Align incentive programs

  • Create a monthly Super meeting where top leaders are trained, and all leaders are trained

Second Step:

  • Create a field leadership group

  • Start Bi-monthly Craft training

  • Create a Craft progression program that allows Craft to learn in the field engineering role (builder) as they head toward becoming Supers

  • Focus field leadership around the following focuses:

  • Safety

  • Self-perform

  • Planning & Scheduling

  • Survey

  • Quality

Third Step:

  • Standardize all processes and systems

  • Deploy standardized signage

  • Brand and package safety program to align with new systems

  • Deploy Builder & Super Boot Camps

Fourth Step:

  • Designate General Superintendents

  • Have field representation on the leadership team

  • Implement a 2 second lean continuous improvement system

  • Begin a monthly field builder professional development effort

  • Create leads for Safety, Survey, Quality, Scheduling, and Self Perform

Whatever your approach is to strengthening your field operations, you will be benefited. Every business must focus on marketing, finances, legal, operations, and the product. Please remember what is built in the field is the product, and there must be product representation within your leadership.

If you want to learn more we have:

-Takt Virtual Training: (Click here)
-Check out our Youtube channel for more info: (Click here) 
-Listen to the Elevate Construction podcast: (Click here) 
-Check out our training programs and certifications: (Click here)
The Takt Book: (Click here)

Discover Jason’s Expertise:

Meet Jason Schroeder, the driving force behind Elevate Construction IST. As the company’s owner and principal consultant, he’s dedicated to taking construction to new heights. With a wealth of industry experience, he’s crafted the Field Engineer Boot Camp and Superintendent Boot Camp – intensive training programs engineered to cultivate top-tier leaders capable of steering their teams towards success. Jason’s vision? To expand his training initiatives across the nation, empowering construction firms to soar to unprecedented levels of excellence.

On we go!