Equipment Manager Job in Moncton for The Miller Group | Jobs.ca
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Equipment Manager

June 2 2021
Industries Construction, Maintenance
Categories Civil engineering, Construction, Structure, Maintenance, Service, Mechanical, Trades, Technicians, Construction
Moncton, NB

Summary: This position requires an individual with a strong understanding of equipment and asset management throughout the life cycle to ensure optimum utilization and efficiency for operations. The Equipment Manager is responsible for the overall accountability of ensuring equipment is well maintained and can operate in a reliable, cost effective manner. This role will manage fleet and equipment utilization across geographically dispersed divisions in the Atlantic provinces. Flexibility to travel to the various divisions is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Train and mentor maintenance staff and manage their performance to ensure they have the skills to perform preventative maintenance and repair equipment
  • Maintain/develop inventory controls at division shops. Control specialized equipment inventories and distribution of such equipment among operations to ensure optimum inventory levels
  • Manage fleet and optimize utilization of equipment
  • Liaise with internal teams such as inventory control, purchasing and external vendors to procure the right equipment at the best cost
  • Ensure compliance with all company policies and procedures and ensure a safe work environment for all staff
  • Design a preventive maintenance plan as well as seasonal campaigns and ensure documentation is up to date
  • Assist in diagnosing mechanical problems and provide direction on repairs to be completed
  • Provide assistance in scheduling of the repair and maintenance work, as required
  • Prepare annual budgets and take necessary steps to ensure equipment costs are as budgeted, minimize overtime costs
  • Analyze equipment costs on a monthly basis and perform periodic cost analysis
  • Liaise with operations staff to maintain a positive and productive line of communication
  • Provide recommendations on asset life expectancies, replacement schedules and new asset specifications
  • Ensure fleet maintenance software is fully utilized and that electronic documents are processed in a timely fashion
  • Supervise building related maintenance, repairs and costs (HVAC system, doors, sprinkler systems, docks, plumbing, etc.)
  • Ensure external repair shops follow approved repair practices and adhere to corporate policies and procedures

Requirements:

  • Minimum of 5 years people management experience in related environment and 7+ years’ experience in equipment fleet management
  • A degree or diploma in mechanical or civil engineering is preferred. Experience within construction is an asset
  • Good working knowledge of maintenance software systems and proficiency in Microsoft office Suite
  • Working knowledge of general accounting practices, business and financial management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Self-motivation and ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Experience in meeting deadlines with the ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Willingness to travel within the assigned region

We will contact candidates selected for an interview. Accommodations are available upon request.

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