Company: Knife River - Casper Division Department: EQUIPMENT
Location: CASPER, WY Hiring Manager: Jennifer L Turnbull
Closing Date: 07/27/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Provides shop management support to all operations to maximize utilization and reduce costs. Directly supervise maintenance personnel. Also will 1. Provides shop management support for Knife River Casper operations to maximize utilization and reduce cost. 2. Work closely with other Knife River shops for consistency in repair techniques, safety, policies and practices. 3. Coordinate activities of all shop personnel engaged in repair and service of trucks and equipment. 4. Review requests for repair, complaints, and recommend course of action to foremen. 5. Monitor fleet compliance, work with locations to assure regulatory compliance and FMCSRs. 6. Attend Operations and Production meetings to understand upcoming needs and to provide operations with updates on equipment. 7. Develop safety awareness programs for shop/field mechanics, and to attend safety meetings in all locations. 8. Participate in the review of any accident or near miss involving shop personnel. Be prepared to report to Vice President on incident and suggestions for preventative actions. 9. Assist in annual budget process and establish long term targets. 10. Work with Operations on all major repairs and PM's and to manage monthly expenses. 11. Provide guidance on shop scheduling workload and monitor yard activities and housekeeping in shop areas. 12. Assist in solving service issues. 13. Assist with training schedules for all mechanics and operators. 14. Monitor tire program and review bills monthly with local vendor reps. 15. Supervise shop location, mechanics, welders and foreman. Always work safely and take action to prevent any and all unsafe actions, processes and behaviors. 17. Perform tasks that may require lifting 50# occasionally, 10#'s frequent. 18. Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Minimum of 2 years experience in supervisory level position in shop and maintenance related field. 2. Extensive heavy duty diesel mechanic experience with knowledge of construction equipment and trucks. Minimum 5 years. 3. Must have a current valid driver's license and maintain an adequate driving record. 4. Computer literacy using Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel preferred. 5. Strong supervisory skills.

Preferred Requirements:
1. Experience using JDE, spreadsheet servers, BI, Fuel Force. 2. Prior experience as a heavy equipment mechanic. 3. Prior experience as a shop supervisor for a construction materials based business.

How To Apply
Knife River is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, color, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status or any other protected category under applicable state/federal law.

We offer a full benefit package which includes 401k, Medical, Dental and Vision. We are a drug free work environment requiring pre-employment and random drug testing. Subject to background check.

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If unable to apply online, mail completed application to:
PO Box 730
Casper, WY 82602-0730
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