Job Description

About Us:

Central Plumbing, Heating, Excavation (Central) is a highly respected commercial contractor for excellence in plumbing, HVAC, excavation, and mechanical design throughout Central Montana. With 78 years of rich history, shaped by four generations of dedicated family leadership, we are transitioning into an employee-owned company, marking a significant milestone in our journey. Our commitment to hard work, integrity, and quality craftsmanship has fueled our recent growth, with a team of 160 dedicated employees driving our success. With locations in Great Falls and Belgrade, Montana, we serve a wide range of clients with professionalism. 


Our Culture:

At Central, our culture is our foundation. We believe in the power of collaboration, hard work, and mutual respect. Our motto, "The Best People, The Best Results," is not just a statement – it is a testament to our unwavering commitment to excellence. Our company takes pride in the strong employee loyalty that has been a cornerstone of our success. With multiple employees at twenty-plus years of service, team members are not just employees they are a business family. While our employees value autonomy and the freedom to excel in their roles, they also recognize the need for strategic direction and guidance from a capable leader.


The Opportunity:

At Central, you will have the chance to make a tangible impact, not only within our company but also across our communities. The transition to an employee-owned company offers a distinctive opportunity for the incoming CEO, marking a significant shift towards empowerment, shared ownership, and commitment among our devoted employees. Your leadership will play a crucial role in guiding this transition and cultivating a strong sense of unity, purpose, and loyalty within the organization.


What We Are Looking For:

We are not just looking for a leader; we seek a visionary who can build upon our culture, further strengthening our position in the industry. The ideal candidate will possess strategic insight, operational expertise, and a genuine passion for driving positive change. We are seeking a CEO who shares our values and understands the unique dynamics of our industry. While we value innovation and progress, we also appreciate preserving our heritage and staying true to our roots. 


Job Summary:

The Chief Executive Officer of Central Plumbing, Heating, Excavation will provide leadership for all aspects of the company’s operations with an emphasis on long-term goals, growth, profit, and return on investment.


Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Oversees the ongoing operations of all divisions in the company
  • Manages and directs the company toward its primary goals and objectives
  • Oversees employment decisions at the executive level of the company
  • Leads a team of executives to consider major business decisions
  • Promotes communication and cooperation among divisions to create a spirit of unity in the organization



  • Lead the company by setting the strategic direction and vision for the future, empowering the team to manage daily operations effectively
  • Presents regular reports on the status of the company’s operations to the board of directors and to company staff
  • Oversees the organization’s financial structure, ensuring adequate and sound funding for the mission and goals of the company
  • Reviews the financial results of all operations, comparing them with the company’s objectives and taking appropriate measures to correct unsatisfactory performance and results
  • Ensures the company’s compliance with all applicable laws, rules, regulations, and standards
  • Serves as the company’s representative to the board of directors, shareholders, employees, customers, the government, and the public


Required Skills/Abilities: 

  • Capable of leading with inspiration, embodying accountability, integrity, vision, and strategic planning
  • Strong managerial and financial skills, capable of leading any business operations area
  • Exceptional communication skills, especially in leadership communication
  • Comprehensive grasp of management and financial practices across all business operation phases


Education and Experience:

  • Extensive professional experience in leadership roles
  • Education may vary; an advanced degree in business admin., finance, or law is preferred, not required


Location Requirements:

The successful candidate for the CEO position must reside in Great Falls, MT, where our primary location is. Additionally, the CEO will be expected to travel regularly between our Great Falls, MT office and Belgrade, MT office as needed to oversee operations and build relationships with employees and customers. 


Ready to Take the Next Step?

If you are ready to embark on an exciting new chapter in your career and join a company that is truly making a difference, we want to hear from you. Together, we can continue to build upon our legacy of excellence and create a brighter future for Central Montana.


How to Apply:

To apply for the CEO position at Central, please submit your cover letter and resume to 

by May 09, 2024.


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Yearly based


Great Falls, MT, 59405-0903, United States

Vision insurance Paid time off Profit sharing Dental insurance
Job Overview
Job Posted:
1 month ago
Job Type
Full Time
5+ Years

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