Chief Operating Officer

Nashville, TN


Located in the heart of Tennessee, Greenrise Technologies “Greenrise” is a full-service green infrastructure firm that delivers innovative, reliable, and engineered systems and services to manage stormwater. These systems and services include green roofs, bio-retention ponds, erosion and sediment control devices, growing medium, components, and maintenance service programs. With a relentless commitment to quality and service, Greenrise transforms the performance requirements and aesthetic ideals of their clients into thriving, customized, sustainable solutions that reduce the impact of development and improve quality of life.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working closely with the board of directors, the Chief Operating Officer (COO) will oversee the day to day multi-site field operations across the company’s service lines including erosion and sediment control inspection/maintenance, system installations (on-roof & at-grade), and product sales across verticals. The COO will translate business priorities into operational tactics to direct the business to achieve strategic goals. 

This is a vital leadership role that will drive results, spur growth, and increase the overall operational efficiency of the company.


  • Provide leadership and direction to multi-site/location field service managers 
  • and staff; identify operational needs and ensure proper training and advising are provided
  • Direct and supervise project planning, managing, and controlling of all 
  • operations budgets to meet/exceed customer expectations and revenue targets
  • Evaluation of client/project-specific concerns, site protocols, safety 
  • requirements, logistic planning, or other influences that may affect productivity, scheduling, 
  • working hours, and staffing levels
  • Develop best practices for operational procedures and advise on resources 
  • (IT/HR) that are needed to achieve the goals of the business
  • Identify, recommend, and implement new processes and/or technologies to improve 
  • and streamline processes Provide regular performance updates to the management team and BOD
  • Act as a key liaison for Private Equity sponsor
  • Ensure proper customer management throughout the project process


  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in leading field services projects and 
  • teams in a multistate operations
  • Proven track record of success in a similar leadership role within a similar 
  • field service or route business
  • Willing and able to travel/commute a minimum of 20% to manage hub and spoke 
  • operations across the South and Southeastern US
  • Strong financial acumen and experience managing margins using a P&L
  • Demonstrated experience building highly effective teams
  • Exceptional analytical, leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills

Compensation & Benefits

  • Competitive salary + bonus + equity participation
  • Medical/Dental/Vision
  • 401K match