EQUIPMENT MANAGER II
Kansas City, KS 
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EQUIPMENT MANAGER II (190001D0)

Building a career at Granite may be the most valuable thing you could do...


Are you interested in the opportunity to work for an industry-leading company that will give you the experience and exposure you need to build your career and personal brand? If so, then you've come to the right place!


Since 1922, Granite Construction has continued its long standing commitment to building some of America's largest infrastructure projects including highways, bridges, dams, rail, and power. Recognized as one of the top 25 largest construction companies in the U.S., Granite specializes in complex infrastructure projects and provides award-winning construction services in mining, earthwork, water/sewer, power, tunneling, rail, highway and bridge construction. Granite also produces construction materials-sand, gravel, ready-mix, recycled asphalt product and asphalt concrete, and is a proven leader in alternative procurement project delivery.


At Granite, our employees are our most valued asset and we are passionate about retaining, developing, and recruiting the best talent available. Our employees reflect our core values: Honesty, Integrity, Fairness, Accountability, Consideration of Others, Pursuit of Excellence, Reliability Safety and Citizenship and we are continuously looking for individuals who possess a winning attitude and share our Core Values. In exchange, we help you build a career that no other company can duplicate. You will be part of a learning culture, where teamwork and collaboration are encouraged, excellence is rewarded, and diversity is respected and valued. Add our award winning safety program, ethics, reputation, and a commitment to continuous improvement and you'll see that we are building more than infrastructure-together, we are building your future.



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

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

Implement department objectives and strategies to maintain an effective equipment program within the boundaries of Equipment Department policy

Act as a technical advisor to field equipment personnel to ensure projects are completed on time

Assist management team with final equipment budgets and potential equipment purchases in order to meet Regional budgetary goals

Maintain communications with local equipment dealers and appropriate vendors to ensure that dealer support, repair decisions, costs and warranty recovery meet expectations.

Provide overall direction to shop facilities including staffing, training, compensation, organizational structure and performance management/development to ensure department success

Manage and direct effective maintenance and repair, equipment safety programs, and equipment utilization to ensure region safety and budget goals are met



Qualifications

Education

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 construction equipment

Strong knowledge of construction practices (excavating, grading, paving, etc.) 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

About Granite Construction Incorporated


Granite Construction Incorporated is a member of the S&P 400 Index and is the parent company of Granite Construction Company, one of the nation's largest heavy civil contractors and construction materials producers. Granite Construction is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, Individuals with Disabilities and a Drug-Free Workplace. For additional information on applicant/employee rights please click here.

Notice to Staffing Agencies


Granite Construction, Inc. and its subsidiaries ("Granite") will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to Granite, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Granite mailing address, fax machine or email address, directly to Granite employees, or to Granite's resume database will be considered Granite property. Granite will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Granite will consider any candidate for whom an Agency has submitted an unsolicited resume to have been referred by the Agency free of any charges or fees. Agencies must obtain advance written approval from Granite's recruiting function to submit resumes, and then only in conjunction with a valid fully-executed contract for service and in response to a specific job opening. Granite will not pay a fee to any Agency that does not have such agreement in place. Agency agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by Granite's Human Resources Representative or his/ her designee. No other Granite employee is authorized to bind Granite to any agreement regarding the placement of candidates by Agencies.

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

 

Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
12+ years
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