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Regional Director
Portland, OR(Full Service)
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Join the leader in engineered Heavy Lift and Transport!        

Why Barnhart?

MINDS OVER MATTER - Barnhart has built a nationwide reputation for solving problems. We specialize in the lifting, heavy-rigging, and heavy transport of major components used in American industry. Barnhart is committed to continuous improvement and to be the best heavy lift and heavy transport company. Our customers can expect Barnhart to aggressively pursue innovative ways to lower overall project costs and improve safety

SETTING IDEAS IN MOTION - At Barnhart we are in the business of assisting companies in moving and installing equipment of any size. Whether it's a lift of a few feet or a transport across the country, we set your vision in motion through an unparalleled network of resources and innovative engineering solutions that defy convention. If you can dream it, Barnhart can make it a reality.

Over 40 BRANCHES ACROSS THE U.S - The strongest network of rigging experts and equipment in the country. Barnhart's network includes a long list of "cool tools," including PSTe Goldhofer trailers, cranes from 18 to 1,800 tons, Strand-jacks, Cantilever beams, Hydraulic Gantries, Self-tailing devices, Skidding Systems, and the Modular Lift

Employer of Choice – Barnhart has a strong culture of “One TEAM” and Minds over Matter.  We strive to do the impossible lifting and transporting as “One TEAM”.  We are looking for people that also are striving for excellence in their work and collaborating with our “One TEAM”.  If you are looking for a culture that provides Compensation with Trust, Progress & Recognition, we could be your Employer of Choice.


Essential Duties of this Opportunity:

The Regional Director is a key leadership position in Barnhart. The Regional Director has the unique role of connecting individual branches that have specific market requirements with the larger company that has common values and programs for success in growth nationally.

  • Foster Barnhart Culture and Communicate Company Values
  • Lead Branches to success on the Metrics and implementation of Company Initiatives
  • Promote a Safety Culture through Risk Management and Compliance
  • Lead the branches to achieve Training Goals
  • Mentor the Branch Teams by fostering a collaborative problem-solving culture
  • Executive position with excellent benefit package

The Regional Director reports to a Senior Vice President of Operations, SVP.   The SVP provides counsel, access to Team resources and performance accountability to lead the branches to maturity. A mature Region has:  healthy branches and others moving toward health; a people pipeline that includes several engineers, project managers, sales management; has $80-$100M in revenue that includes Crane Service, machinery moving, highway heavy haul, storage and heavy rigging (cool tools, gantry, slide system, Goldhofer…).

The market all types of industrial facilities, construction contractors and commercial properties.  Barnhart markets itself as a differentiator amongst industry competitors who seek to be low cost providers.  As a solution based company, the need for seasoned, connected business leaders is critical.

Barnhart Offers:


  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus program that pays for performance
  • Deferred Compensation program that shares the Branches Earnings


  • $1 for $1 match on 401(k), capped at 10% of Pay
  • Company Vehicle
  • Ownership Compensation through a pay for performance structure
  • Medical, Vacation and Holiday, Disability, Life Insurance and others will be provided during interview

Preferred Experience:

Leadership developing a Team and building a strong aligned Culture of Company Mission Statement and Core Values.

Financial skills in leading your Team to build a successful business plan and achieve success metrics.

Project Management experience in construction and/or industrial industries.

Computer Software and Management Reporting expertise in communicating metrics, processes and enhancements.

Mechanically inclined and a proven track record of success in rigging, lifting, fabrication, maintenance or transportation execution.

Education: Bachelor’s degree or sufficient experience.

Experience: Previous Leadership experience preferred.


EOE/AA Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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