Equipment Manager II
Kansas City, KS 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

General Summary

This position is responsible for managing the operations of all equipment, maintenance, personnel and equipment performance as well as, the financial performance of equipment assets to meet the business needs of assigned regional or project facilities.

Essential Job Accountabilities

  1. Lead and administer the maintenance, repair, and management of all equipment for assigned facilities in accordance with company equipment standards to ensure company standards and goals are met
  1. Implement department objectives and strategies to maintain an effective equipment program within the boundaries of Equipment Department policy
  1. Act as a technical advisor to field equipment personnel to ensure projects are completed on time
  1. Assist management team with final equipment budgets and potential equipment purchases in order to meet Regional/Divisional budgetary goals
  1. Maintain communications with local equipment dealers and appropriate vendors to ensure that dealer support, repair decisions, costs and warranty recovery meet expectations.
  1. Provide overall direction to shop facilities including staffing, training, compensation, organizational structure and performance management/development to ensure department success
  1. Manage and direct effective maintenance and repair, equipment safety programs, and equipment utilization to ensure region safety and budget goals are met

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or related field or equivalent industry experience

Work Experience
  • 12+ years’ experience in construction equipment field, preferably in master mechanic or equipment superintendent-type role
  • 5+ year management experience
  • Certified Equipment Manager (CEM) certification required


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Proven working knowledge of the function, operation, and maintenance of water well drilling and construction equipment
  • Strong knowledge of water well construction  practices and business principles, particularly asset management principles
  • Strong computer skills including MS Office products (Word, Excel, etc.) and scheduling software  and familiarity with Oracle Enterprise One (e1) Capital Asset Management (CAM) module
  • Ability to properly manage and prioritize resources, people and projects
  • Sound decision making ability with the experience to balance consensus against authority as appropriate
  • Team player, with strong leadership skills, who can operate effectively within a matrix management environment
  • Ability to work in high production environment and respond quickly/effectively under pressure and deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills to effectively disseminate information

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and use hands to operate a computer keyboard. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able walk in varied terrain when doing on-site visits and climb on and off equipment safely. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Subject to outside working conditions.

Additional Requirements/Skills

  • Comply, understand, and support corporate safety initiatives to ensure a safe work environment
  • Ability and willingness to abide by Company’s Code of Conduct on a daily basis
  • Valid driver’s license and ability to drive for extended periods of time
  • Occasional travel may be required

Granite Construction is an AA/EOE of Minorities/Females/Vets/Disability and a Drug-Free Workplace


Job Summary
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
12+ years
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