Job Number #6928

Equipment Manager


TITLE: Equipment Manager

SALARY: $75,000 - $90,000/year

LOCATION: Ottawa, ON

LENGTH OF ASSIGNMENT: Permanent

HOURS: 7:00AM – 4:00PM + occasional overtime.


JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Assume technical and financial responsibility for all Southeastern Ontario District equipment
  • Manage day-to-day operation of Ottawa shop
  • Provide leadership to equipment staff; train and mentor staff to develop skills as necessary
  • Work with inventory control personnel and work closely with supply vendors
  • Enforce all company policies and procedures
  • Ensure a safe work environment for all employees; develop, implement and maintain processes, procedures and programs to improve safety, productivity, efficiency and communication
  • Ensure the preventive maintenance program are scheduled correctly and the systems remain current
  • Assist in diagnosing mechanical problems and provide direction on repairs to be completed
  • Provide assistance in scheduling of the repair and preventative maintenance work
  • Oversee new hires and terminations
  • Prepare annual budgets; monitor and take necessary steps to ensure equipment costs remain within budget
  • Analyze equipment costs on a monthly basis and provide periodic cost analysis
  • Liaise with operations staff, working closely to maintain a positive and productive line of communication
  • Conduct annual employee performance evaluations
  • Ensure equipment personnel are working at the highest level of safety and productivity while minimizing overtime whenever possible
  • Ensure fleet appearance is within corporate guidelines at all times
  • Provide recommendations on asset life expectancies, replacement schedules and new asset specifications
  • Review asset utilization and cost to determine most cost effective units for high and low utilization
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • Minimum 5 years' management experience
  • 310T Truck and Coach Technician licence (required)
  • 310S Automotive Service Technician licence (an asset)
  • Strong 310T trade expertise and proficiency
  • Above average ability to diagnose and rectify mechanical, electrical and hydraulic faults
  • Valid driver’s licence
  • Above average computer skills – knowledge and experience with Microsoft Outlook and Excel a definite asset
  • Be self-motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Experience in meeting deadlines with the ability to work in a fast-paced environment and stressful conditions
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Please note that while we appreciate all applications, only those being considered will be contacted.


If you meet the above qualifications, and possess the above qualities, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@mier.ca




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