Equipment Shop Foreman

Company: Knife River - Texas Division Department: Equipment
Location: Waco, TX Hiring Manager: John Jett
Closing Date: 08/31/2017 at 11:59pm CDT Job Type: Full-Time
Job Summary:
Supervises, plans, and coordinates activities of truck and heavy equipment mechanics and schedules of preventative maintenance.
Minimum Qualifications:
1. Over 5 years post high school work: Military, Institutional, or Vocational Environment preferred.
2. Minimum 5 years experience in heavy equipment and truck repair field.
3. At least 2 years experience in supervisory role preferred.
4. Must be able to provide and maintain proper licensure, certifications and acceptable driving record.
Additional Information
1. Supervises, plans, and coordinates activities of mechanics and schedule of preventative maintenance.
2. Conducts training for new mechanics and provides continuing learning opportunities for all mechanics.
3. Evaluates performance of workers and discusses performance review with workers annually.
4. Maintains inventory of repair parts and equipment and requisitions replacement stock.
5. Takes calls/requests for repairs then prepares work order and assigns mechanic to project.
6. Estimates costs of personnel, parts and supplies to be used during maintenance.
7. Maintains records of planned and completed maintenance.
8. Troubleshoot and problem solve maintenance issues over the phone to determine extent of repair work needed prior to preparing work order or dispatching mechanic.
9. Communicate effectively (verbal, listening, written) and work with difficult people under high stress situations; Self-motivated, team-player with good interpersonal skills; Ability to maintain positive customer relations and act courteous/respectful of others at all times.
10. Ensure OSHA, EPA, DNR, DOT, Safety and Environmental regulation compliance.
11. Frequently working in an environment with reaching, handling, fingering, talking, hearing, loud noises, and need for near acuity; Occasionally working in an environment with stooping, kneeling, crouching.
12. While performing daily tasks, may be required to lift up to 20lbs occasionally and up to 10lbs frequently.
13. Other duties as assigned.
* Paid Holidays * Paid Time Off * Three Medical Plans with GENEROUS Employer contributions and funding * Health Savings Account* Prescription Card * Flexible Spending Accounts for Medical and Dependent Care * Dental * Vision * Company Paid Life and AD&D Insurance * Company Paid Short Term Disability Income Replacement * Company Paid Long Term Disability Income Replacement * Profit Sharing * 401(k) with Company Match * Voluntary Life Insurance for Employees, Spouses, and Dependents * Critical Illness Plan * Accident Coverage Plan* Company Paid Employee Assistance Plan, Travel Insurance, Access to Legal Advice * Employee Discount Plan for National Vendors * College Scholarship Program for Dependents * Gift Matching Program
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. Applicants of diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

Subject to pre-employment drug testing and background check.

If unable to apply online, mail completed application to Knife River Corporation South, PO Box 674, Bryan, TX 77806.
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